Gaza envelope

Calm maintained in the south, but schools to remain closed

Calm maintained in the south, but schools to remain closed

The last siren in southern Israel was heard after 11:00 p.m., before a ceasefire reportedly went into effect.Elad Benari, 2/25/2020, 6:52 AM
Gantz demands Netanyahu show up for discussion on situation in the south

Gantz demands Netanyahu show up for discussion on situation in the south

Blue and White chairman writes PM demanding that he attend discussion initiated by the opposition on the security situation in the south.Hezki Baruch, 2/10/2020, 6:18 AM
New defense system aims to stop balloon bombs

New defense system aims to stop balloon bombs

Netanyahu says Israel may act militarily even before the elections if attacks from Gaza do not stop.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2020, 9:28 PM
IDF believes: Hamas is responsible for incendiary balloons

IDF believes: Hamas is responsible for incendiary balloons

IDF officials say the organization which is ruling Gaza is leading the renewal of the balloon terrorism.Kobi Finkler, 1/19/2020, 11:39 PM
Residents of Gaza envelope outraged by Galant's comments

Residents of Gaza envelope outraged by Galant's comments

Minister Galant says his job is not to calm the children of the south, angering the frustrated residents.Ben Ariel, 12/24/2019, 6:25 AM
MK Golan: Either fight Hamas or make deal with it

MK Golan: Either fight Hamas or make deal with it

Democratic Union MK Maj. Gen. Yair Golan warns Israel must choose between full-scale military operation or negotiated settlement with Hamas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2019, 4:38 PM
Rocket fired at southern Israel, IDF attacks in Gaza

Rocket fired at southern Israel, IDF attacks in Gaza

Rocket fired from Gaza explodes in open area in Eshkol Regional Council. IDF attacks Hamas military post.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/29/2019, 9:48 PM
School cancelled in Gaza border towns Friday

School cancelled in Gaza border towns Friday

Council leaders cancel school after rocket fired hours after cease-fire goes into effect.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2019, 8:29 PM
Sderot Mayor: Israel gives immunity to terrorists

Sderot Mayor: Israel gives immunity to terrorists

Mayor Alon Davidi responds to escalation on the Gaza border: We demand eliminations of terrorists and a military operation.Shimon Cohen, 11/5/2019, 5:36 AM
Terrorists fire two rockets from Gaza

Terrorists fire two rockets from Gaza

Red Color siren sounded in Kissufim. IDF says rockets did not cross into Israeli territory.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/5/2019, 12:06 AM
Israel planning 'security wall' on Gaza border

Israel planning 'security wall' on Gaza border

Defense establishment decides to build wall to counter terrorist infiltration from the Gaza Strip.Ben Ariel, 8/13/2019, 4:05 AM
Report: Israel and Hamas agree on truce

Report: Israel and Hamas agree on truce

PA report says Israel and Hamas reached an agreement to end firing of incendiary balloons in exchange for increase in fishing area.Elad Benari, 6/28/2019, 2:41 AM
'A balloon falls out of the sky and explodes without warning'

'A balloon falls out of the sky and explodes without warning'

An agricultural director in the Gaza envelope says that they were told to harvest their wheat before it ripened due to incendiary balloons.Nitzan Keidar, 6/16/2019, 7:39 PM
INTO THE FRAY: Cracks in the Dome?

INTO THE FRAY: Cracks in the Dome?

The huge investments made in defensive systems are slowly emerging as an exorbitant and costly failure—or at best a very partial and temporary success. The time has come to rethink Israel’s strategic paradigm. Dr. Martin Sherman, 5/23/2019, 8:30 PM
Matriculation exam cancelled for students in south

Matriculation exam cancelled for students in south

Matriculation exam in civics will not take place on Monday in communities located up to 40 kilometers from the Gaza border.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2019, 1:09 AM
Two Arabs caught after crossing Gaza border

Two Arabs caught after crossing Gaza border

Security forces capture two suspects who crossed Gaza border fence. They were transferred to the Shin Bet.Ido Ben Porat, 3/8/2019, 3:31 PM
IDF attacks Hamas military compound

IDF attacks Hamas military compound

IAF airplanes and helicopters strike Hamas military compound in central Gaza following balloon bomb attack on Gaza envelope.Elad Benari, 2/28/2019, 12:07 AM
Promoting national goals - to strengthen the south

Promoting national goals - to strengthen the south

The Am Yisrael Chai Foundation fights terror in a unique and inspiring way. Join, help and maybe you'll win an apartment.Am Yisrael Chai Foundation, 11/17/2018, 11:14 PM
Netanyahu meets regional council heads from the south

Netanyahu meets regional council heads from the south

Netanyahu promises to promote resilience program for the Israeli communities in southern Israel.Nitsan Keidar, 11/15/2018, 11:37 PM
'We don't care that Liberman resigned'

'We don't care that Liberman resigned'

Residents of southern Israel urge the public to join their protest in Tel Aviv on Thursday.Benny Tocker, 11/15/2018, 4:37 AM
Complacency and political numbness is not a response to ongoing terror

Complacency and political numbness is not a response to ongoing terror

Understanding the fundamental difference between acting as a conflict manager in contrast to acting as a leader is crucial. Leadership means knowing that national resiliency at what is happening in southern Israel does not make it acceptable. Ron Jager, 11/14/2018, 11:59 PM
Gaza envelope residents have had enough

Gaza envelope residents have had enough

Hundreds of residents of southern Israel block the entrance to Sderot following rocket barrage.Orli Harari, 10/28/2018, 4:56 AM
Gaza rocket explodes in southern Israel

Gaza rocket explodes in southern Israel

Sirens heard in the Eshkol and Merhavim Regional Councils in the Gaza envelope. IDF says Iron Dome was activated.Elad Benari, 10/25/2018, 1:09 AM
Gaza envelope to resume normal routine

Gaza envelope to resume normal routine

Following assessment, Home Front Command lifts the restrictions that were imposed on the Gaza envelope.Elad Benari, 10/18/2018, 5:55 AM
'Don't Abandon Our Children'

'Don't Abandon Our Children'

Education Ministry cuts leave children in the Gaza area without crucial psychological counseling; MK Haim Yellin fights back.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 6/14/2015, 11:16 AM
'Smart Fence' to Be Built Around Gaza Belt

'Smart Fence' to Be Built Around Gaza Belt

Barrier to alert IDF, Regional Council at first sign of infiltration, sources say - hours after two separate incidents along the border.Tova Dvorin, 9/29/2014, 5:00 PM
Gaza Belt Residents Say 'War is Not Over' for Them

Gaza Belt Residents Say 'War is Not Over' for Them

Following mortar shell fire, one Gaza area resident says panic is rising over the possibility of another war.Benny Toker, 9/17/2014, 10:59 PM
IDF Drill in Gaza Belt Following Rockets

IDF Drill in Gaza Belt Following Rockets

IDF to hold drill in Gaza Belt hours, including aircraft and explosions, hours after rocket hits a town in the area.Ari Yashar, 6/25/2014, 9:15 AM