Rocket fired towards Ashkelon

“Red Alert” sirens heard in Ashkelon and Hof Ashkelon Regional Council. One rocket from Gaza intercepted by Iron Dome.Elad Benari, 1/7/2019, 3:48 AM

'Quiet in the south made current operation possible'

MK notes in retrospect why government did not respond more forcefully to Hamas rocket attacks. 'Legitimate frustration has taken a turn.'Hezki Baruch, 12/4/2018, 1:30 PM

CBS walks back claim Hamas rockets were fired at IDF targets

CBS corrects claim Hamas barrage of 500 rockets was fired at 'Israeli military' targets.Gary Willig, 11/22/2018, 8:04 PM

What if - military rule?

If the government continues to be ineffectual in stopping the Gaza attacks, we might find ourselves in the volatile situation that often leads to military rule. Leonie Ben-Simon, 11/19/2018, 11:13 PM

Iranian official: Hamas' rockets foiled Israel's dreams

Senior Iranian official claims Hamas recent rocket barrage foiled Israeli dreams for normalized ties with Arab states.Elad Benari, 11/18/2018, 5:53 AM

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

ANALYSIS: What's behind Netanyahu's decision not to invade Gaza

Netanyahu has the possibility of a 3 front war to take into account.Yochanan Visser, 11/15/2018, 11:29 PM

'I did not distinguish between Gaza-area, Tel Aviv residents'

Minister Hanegbi publishes statement apologizing if his remarks were misunderstood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2018, 1:20 PM

Likud minister: Hamas attacks were 'minor'

Minister Tzachi Hanegbi says attacks on Israel were not particularly severe because Tel Aviv was not attacked. 'Hamas had reason to attack.'Hezki Baruch, 11/15/2018, 11:01 AM

'Israel failed to properly deal with Hamas'

Former head of Counter Terrorism Bureau: Israel lost its deterrence. Hamas dictates to us when our defense minister resigns.Benny Tocker, 11/15/2018, 6:36 AM

'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

Gaza periphery residents protest ceasefire

Residents burn tires, block roads after enduring 460 rocket attacks in 2 days.Gary Willig, 11/14/2018, 9:16 PM

Olmert: Government giving in instead of defeating Hamas

Former PM says any other prime minister would be called a traitor for agreeing to a cease-fire after Israel endured 460 rockets.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2018, 7:34 PM

'Honoring my mother saved my life'

Chabad emissaries visiting Ashkelon after huge rocket barrage astonished by story of man whose life was saved by helping his mother.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2018, 5:14 PM

Report: Liberman set to step down as Defense Minister

Sources close to Defense Minister say he is frustrated with government's response to Hamas attacks, has decided to resign.Hezki Baruch, 11/14/2018, 10:55 AM

Understanding the missile and rocket threat

In wake of the recent turmoil in the south, Mark Langfan's missile and rocket threat map and accompanying video have gone viral - againArutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2018, 8:45 AM

Terrorist nabbed on Gaza border after botched attack

IDF soldiers attacked by terrorist hurling hand grenades, but manage to capture terrorist after grenades fail to detonate.David Rosenberg, 11/14/2018, 8:24 AM

'Strike them until they break down'

Yossi Tamsit, resident of Sderot, discusses the feelings of the residents in light of the current escalation.Eliran Aharon, 11/14/2018, 6:37 AM

These are the Hamas targets attacked by the IDF

IDF releases before and after photographs depicting Hamas strategic targets that were struck in the latest round of fighting.Elad Benari, 11/14/2018, 6:30 AM

Egypt calls on Israel to stop attacking Gaza

As ceasefire is agreed to, Egypt calls on Israel to "immediately stop all forms of military action" in Gaza.Elad Benari, 11/14/2018, 6:08 AM

Senator Cruz: I stand unequivocally with Israel

Texas Senator reiterates support for Israel as Gaza terrorists fire rocket barrage at southern Israel.Elad Benari, 11/14/2018, 4:36 AM

Sderot Mayor: These imaginary ceasefires have no purpose

Sderot Mayor Alon Davidi responds to ceasefire, says only large-scale military operation will bring quiet to the south.Ben Ariel, 11/14/2018, 4:05 AM

Security Council fails to agree on how to deal with Gaza crisis

UN Security Council meets behind closed doors after terrorists fire more than 500 rockets at southern Israel.Elad Benari, 11/14/2018, 2:34 AM

US stands by Israel

State Department spokeswoman condemns Gaza rocket attacks against Israel, says US stands with Israel as it defends itself.Elad Benari, 11/14/2018, 12:07 AM

Watch: 'Red Alert' at the UN

Ambassador Danny Danon plays air raid siren before UN Security Council meeting, demands condemnation of Hamas.Elad Benari, 11/13/2018, 11:04 PM

A missile a minute. What would the West do?

What would the British have done and said, for example, if the French had launched the same number of missiles on the cities of the British coast from Calais? Giulio Meotti, 11/13/2018, 10:54 PM

Ishmael’s peace process

Our young soldiers are left to take out the garbage Ariel Sharon left behind in Gaza. Jack Engelhard, 11/13/2018, 10:46 PM

Life returns to normal?

Home Front Command cancels emergency orders for Gaza periphery after five hours of calm following nearly 500 rocket strikes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2018, 10:08 PM

Cabinet debate: Bennett, Liberman oppose Netanyahu

About half of Security Cabinet ministers reportedly reject PM's push for cease-fire, preventing vote on motion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2018, 9:00 PM

'We are not second class citizens'

Residents of the south protest government response to Hamas launching of 460 rockets at their communities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2018, 8:29 PM

'We are not working to solve the issue of the prisoners'

Family of missing soldier Hadar Goldin slams PM, Security Cabinet over cease-fire reports after 460 rockets fired into Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2018, 8:11 PM

UN Security Council to meet on Gaza violence

Ambassador Danon: Israel will not accept calls for 'both sides to show restraint' after enduring 460 rocket attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2018, 7:08 PM

'EU must unequivocally condemn Hamas rockets'

European Coalition for Israel says EU cannot engage in 'double-talk' as Hamas launches nearly 500 rockets at Israel.Gary Willig, 11/13/2018, 6:42 PM

Which ministers support cease-fire with Hamas?

Defense Minister denies reports he and all Cabinet ministers support cease-fire agreement after over 400 rockets fired at Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2018, 6:05 PM

A media pogrom will soon descend upon Israel

The foreign press will again transmit ancient blood libels throughout the world, as Israel seeks to defend its civilians against Hamas rockets and also remove a group of Arabs who set up an illegal community. Robert Harris, 11/13/2018, 5:59 PM

Britain worries about Gaza amid rocket attacks on Israel

Britain expresses stance consistent with UN, preferring to speak of 'everyone' without distinguishing between attacking and defending party.Nitzan Keidar, 11/13/2018, 5:28 PM

Report: Cease-fire reached

Al Jazeera reports cease-fire between Hamas, Israel, reached after 400 rockets launched into Israel. IsraelArutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2018, 5:24 PM

Security Cabinet concludes 7-hour meeting on rocket strikes

Full military operation remains unlikely as rocket fire from Gaza continues for second day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2018, 4:56 PM

Report: Hamas seeking ceasefire, but rockets continue

Gaza terrorists reportedly seek to end fighting after launching 400 rockets, say Israel has 'gotten the message.'Gary Willig, 11/13/2018, 3:26 PM

Turkey demands 'immediate end' to Israeli retaliatory strikes

Following massive wave of rocket attacks by Gaza terror groups on Israel, Turkish government demands Israel refrain from responding.David Rosenberg, 11/13/2018, 3:09 PM

Smotrich: What do you want from the IDF?

Jewish Home MK responds to Channel 20 commentator who criticized IDF for weak response. 'One man is responsible for loss of deterrence.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2018, 2:56 PM

'We will do everything to restore deterrence'

Culture Minister Regev visits Sderot, meets with residents. 'Thank you for continuing to live here despite the security challenges.'Rafael Levi, 11/13/2018, 1:45 PM

'IDF levelling seven-story buildings in aggressive response'

Israeli Air Force official says IDF hitting terror targets in urban areas in Gaza, without killing anyone.'Kobi Finkler, 11/13/2018, 12:50 PM

What is that Zionism idea all about? A primer for Jewish students

While national liberation movements are usually viewed in a favorable light, that of perhaps the most oppressed people this planet has ever known- Zionism--is increasingly regarded as illegitimate. How to fight anti-Zionists and SJP with the facts. Gerald A. Honigman, 11/13/2018, 12:23 PM

Watch: Israel still transferring fuel to Gaza

Despite the rocket attacks, Israel continues to allow entry of fuel and other materials into Gaza via Kerem Shalom crossing this morning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2018, 12:14 PM

2 terrorists eliminated after rocket barrage on Israel

6 killed as IDF retaliates in Gaza following massive barrage of rocket fire on Israel, including terrorist killed infiltrating into Israel.David Rosenberg, 11/13/2018, 12:07 PM

'Attacks on Gaza will continue, but no large-scale operation'

Political source says cabinet likely to intensify aerial attacks, but won't okay a broader military operation.Nitzan Keidar, 11/13/2018, 11:12 AM

Enough 'knocking on roofs'

Institute for National Security Studies head calls for stronger IDF attacks following rocket barrage. 'Don't let enemy know you're coming.'Amos Yadlin, 11/13/2018, 10:31 AM

'We'll have a decisive victory over Hamas'

MK Miki Zohar confident Netanyahu will lead Israel to 'decisive victory' over Hamas, following wave of rocket attacks.Hezki Baruch, 11/13/2018, 10:09 AM

IDF destroys Hamas building near schools

Building, in the heart of Gaza City near mosque and diplomatic facilities, served as intel, R&D center. It also contained a kindergarten.Kobi Finkler, 11/13/2018, 9:19 AM

'We won't solve the problem without eliminating terror leaders'

Jewish Home MK: Israel more deterred from attacking Hamas than the other way around.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2018, 8:45 AM

Watch: What's it like when a rocket lands right next to you?

Residents of southern Israel film rocket landing near them during barrage of attacks from Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2018, 8:19 AM

400 rockets fired at Israel, IDF hits 150 terror targets in Gaza

Israeli military says 150 targets in Gaza have been hit thus far in response to Hamas attacks, in response to barrage on southern Israel.David Rosenberg, 11/13/2018, 7:34 AM

Who are we fooling? The South will have no quiet until Iran is stopped

Iran does not want any ceasefire talks between Israel and Hamas. It doesn't want Netanyahu in Oman. Ezequiel Doiny, 11/13/2018, 6:54 AM

IDF strikes Hamas' Interior Security headquarters

IDF fighter jets attack Hamas' Interior Security headquarters, disguised as a hotel in the Rimal Neighborhood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2018, 6:02 AM

Austrian Chancellor: We're fully committed to Israel's security

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz condemns ongoing rocket attacks from Gaza, calls for violence to stop immediately.Elad Benari, 11/13/2018, 5:05 AM

State Department: We stand with Israel

State Department condemns Hamas rocket attacks on Israel, reaffirms Israel’s right to defend itself.Elad Benari, 11/13/2018, 4:37 AM