Incendiary kite lands in Samaria

Incendiary kite sent from Shechem lands near Samaria winery. Regional Council head says arson attempts 'likely to harm only Arab fields.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2018, 12:24 PM

Education Minister: The story with the children is an excuse

Education Minister Bennett demands terrorists be eliminated, says most of those sending incendiary kites, balloons, into Israel are adults.Hezki Baruch, 8/2/2018, 2:51 PM

DM: Hamas using children to send incendiary kites

Defense Minister Liberman explains decision to close Gaza crossing, says Hamas uses children to send incendiary balloons into Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2018, 1:38 PM

'When people take you seriously, you can live in peace'

Middle East expert Dr. Mordechai Kedar explains why Israel's friends aren't necessarily 'good guys,' says only deterrence sustains Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2018, 3:42 PM

'We've found incendiary balloons in Bedouin encampments'

Intelligence officer says incendiary balloons have traveled farther than Be'er Sheva.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2018, 9:28 AM

Incendiary balloon lands near Be'er Sheva hospital

In unprecedented event, Israel Police suspect incendiary balloon originating in Gaza landed in Be'er Sheva.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2018, 11:10 PM

The US firefighters volunteering to protect Israel's south

A profile of the American firefighters who dropped everything in order to protect Israel's burning south from Hamas' kite terrorism.Tzvi Lev, 7/30/2018, 6:23 PM

Border crossing with Gaza to partially reopen

Defense Minister Liberman says crossing will return to full activity when no more incendiary kites and balloons are launched.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2018, 11:24 AM

IDF attacks a terror cell launching arson balloons

IDF aircraft strike terrorists launching incendiary balloons from Gaza into Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2018, 9:00 PM

Incendiary kites found in Jerusalem yard

Israel Police investigate whether incendiary balloons found in Jerusalem yard were sent from neighboring Arab town.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2018, 2:00 PM

Report: Israel, Hamas, agree to end escalation

London newspaper claims Israel promised no Gaza war in exchange for 'diligent' work by Hamas to end kite terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2018, 8:54 AM

Report: Hamas to end use incendiary kites and balloons

Gaza terrorists discover new weapon as Hamas promises to end kite terror.Chana Roberts, 7/18/2018, 10:32 AM

'Four years without a grave, no address for tears'

Minister Bennett speaks at Hadar Goldin memorial service: 'Protective Edge will end only when Hadar and Oron arrive to burial in Israel.'Naftali Bennett, 7/17/2018, 7:35 PM

'No ceasefire until incendiary kites stop'

PM Netanyahu says government told IDF to stop incendiary kites, balloons, says deterrence is a 'process.'Nitsan Keidar, 7/16/2018, 11:57 AM

Likud MK challenges PM Netanyahu

MK Hazan calls on government to 'look southern residents in the eye' and provide answers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2018, 10:31 AM

IDF General: Israel to target terrorists launching terror kites

After months of standing by as flaming kites scorched Israel's south, Southern Command head says the rules have changed.Tzvi Lev, 7/15/2018, 9:31 PM

'Government has lost all control'

Zionist Union chair wonders why PM hasn't yet visited Gaza area residents: 'Nothing like this has happened in the history of Israel.'Mordechai Sones, 7/15/2018, 4:00 PM

Defense Minister: We will neither 'contain' rockets nor kites

Liberman at cabinet meeting: 'I hope Hamas draws conclusions. If not - they will pay a heavy price.'Hezki Baruch, 7/15/2018, 11:32 AM

Islamic Jihad: Ceasefire does not include kites

Gaza terror groups say ceasefire with Israel doesn't include launching of terror kites, considered an act of 'freedom of expression.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2018, 8:15 AM

Gilad 'disengagement was a success' Sharon is vexed

Gilad Sharon mustn't have known what he was saying when he urged Israel to adopt the Argentinian model this week. Commentary.Mordechai Sones, 7/12/2018, 5:54 PM

'An organized regime is burning our homes'

Shikmim Ranch owner Gilad Sharon, who suffered fires in recent days from incendiary kites, calls on government to act vigorously in Gaza.Mordechai Sones, 7/10/2018, 4:23 PM

'If we send a clear message - there will be deterrence in Gaza'

Former top official in defense ministry says response to kite terror came too late, display of determination will bring true deterrence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2018, 2:59 PM

Lapid: Netanyahu hasn't done anything for four years

Opposition MK Lapid slams PM Netanyahu for not doing more to prevent kite terror.Hezki Baruch, 7/9/2018, 5:44 PM

Qatar: End Gaza riots by letting Gazans work in Israel

Diplomat from Gulf Arab state pushes plan under which Israel would allow 5,000 Gaza workers into Israel in bid to end balloon terror wave.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2018, 8:11 AM

Security source: 'There are reasons why we don't attack'

Source explains why IDF does not raise response level to incendiary kite warfare and flare-ups from Gaza.Mordechai Sones, 7/8/2018, 2:59 PM

Terror kite from Gaza lands in haredi community

Incendiary kite lands in haredi community of Komemiyut. Over weekend, kites and balloons start fires in over 20 different locations.Michal Levi, 7/8/2018, 1:56 PM

Number of terrorist attacks in Jerusalem drops to 3-year low

Shabak reports 220 attacks in June, with just six occurring within Jerusalem's borders.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2018, 3:14 PM

'Gap between miracle and disaster is fine as a hair'

Police commissioner arrives in Gaza area town following fires launched from Gaza.Mordechai Sones, 7/3/2018, 9:17 PM

'Iron fist against kite launchers'

'Incendiary kite as serious as mortar shell. Kite in Gaza area like missile on Ashkelon' said Justice Minister.Mordechai Sones, 7/3/2018, 5:01 PM

Gaza bomb found in Israeli forest

Bomb squad dispatched to forest near Kiryat Gat after explosive device discovered. Police suspect kite or balloon used as delivery system.David Rosenberg, 7/1/2018, 6:52 PM

In one day, Gazan kite terror sparks 24 fires in Israel

Incendiary kites, balloons, cause 24 fires in one day, Palestinian Authority claims youth injured in Gaza explosion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2018, 10:02 PM

National Union: We need to be victorious in Gaza

Young activists arrange protest, push Israeli solidarity to bring missing IDF soldiers home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2018, 3:23 PM

'Restraint leads to escalation'

Minister Bennett says Israel erred when it did not eliminate the first kite and balloon terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2018, 10:39 PM

'We have no choice other than to reconquer Gaza'

Jewish Home MK Smotrich calls on government to order conquer of Gaza as a response to continued missile attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2018, 10:05 AM

IAF fires warning shots at Gaza kite terrorists

Incendiary kites, balloons, cause 26 fires in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2018, 9:37 PM

'No reason to fear entering Gaza'

Former head of Home Front Command: 'If Hamas continues to escalate, it will find the IDF inside Gaza. Summer is a great time for us.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2018, 8:22 AM

'Kite terrorists aren't little children'

MKs argue over whether Israel should fire at kite terrorists, MK Bennett insists kite terrorists are not children and should be eliminated.Uzi Baruch, 6/20/2018, 2:10 PM

'We may need to eliminate Hamas leaders'

MK Ben Reuven says kite terror needs to be treated like rocket terror, Israel should force Hamas to quit - without going to war.Shimon Cohen, 6/20/2018, 9:47 AM

Defense Minister: Kite terror will not be allowed to continue

Defense Minister Liberman says anyone who thinks kite terror can continue is 'wrong.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2018, 12:46 PM

Bennett: Incendiary balloon is the same as a Qassam

Minister Bennett addresses increased kite and balloon terror in southern Israel. 'One who launches incendiary balloon should be shot.'Hezki Baruch, 6/17/2018, 11:53 AM

'Kites should be treated as if they were rockets'

Yesh Atid MK calls on government to respond to incendiary kites as if they were rockets. 'Are you waiting for a tragedy before you respond?'Hezki Baruch, 6/16/2018, 11:09 PM

Gazan kite terror scorches nature reserve

Incendiary kites, balloons, spark over 20 fires in Israel, including near an IDF post and on a nature reserve.Uzi Baruch, 6/16/2018, 9:12 PM

IDF to add incendiary kites to official weapons list?

IDF weighs adding terror kites to list of weapons, allowing soldiers to fire at terrorists preparing them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/14/2018, 10:57 PM

Israeli aircraft hit Gaza Strip

IDF aircraft bomb terror infrastructure in Gaza, fire warning shots at terrorists preparing incendiary balloons near border.David Rosenberg, 6/14/2018, 4:56 PM

Israel: The never-ending Dreyfus affair, part II

Israel can put an end to the modern version of the Dreyfus affair, once and for all. Stephen Schecter, 6/12/2018, 9:28 PM

Students help rehabilitate fields damaged by fire from Gaza

High school students from Regavim help restore fields burned from Gaza terror kites.Shimon Cohen, 6/11/2018, 10:48 PM

Netanyahu: There's a price for burning fields

Knesset committee approves deducting compensation for Gaza kite fires from money transferred to Palestinian Authority.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2018, 3:38 PM

The Gaza Belt is burning

Israel's struggle against burning kites: A week of momentous events.Walter Bingham, 6/11/2018, 1:14 AM

Fire forces evacuation of Israeli town

Firefighters deployed to Lachish community for fire from north on Route 358, which was closed to traffic. Residents allowed to return home.Mordechai Sones, 6/10/2018, 4:33 PM

Kite terror sparks 17 fires in Israel

IDF hits Gazans preparing 'terror kites' for use against Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/9/2018, 9:06 PM

They burn - we plant

Jewish National Fund will join Gaza area residents' initiative and hold planting events in surrounding communities this week.Mordechai Sones, 6/7/2018, 12:43 PM

PA calls to try Public Security Minister in The Hague

PA condemns Minister Erdan's statements on need to act against those using kite terror, calling to prosecute Israeli 'criminals' at ICC.Dalit Halevy, 6/6/2018, 10:47 PM

'If I were in Gaza, I'd launch a kite'

Writer and playwright Yehoshua Sobol expresses curious understanding for Arab terror burning thousands of dunams in Negev.Mordechai Sones, 6/5/2018, 10:06 PM

'Stop Hamas once and for all'

World Jewish Congress Director calls on Jewish leaders from all over Europe to take action against Hamas.Nitsan Keidar, 6/5/2018, 6:40 PM

Watch: Huge fire rages in Sderot

Fire erupts near Sapir College in Sderot due to terror kite launched from Gaza. Firefighters gained control over two additional fires.Orli Harari, 6/5/2018, 2:43 PM

Trump envoy: Terror kites are real weapons

US envoy to Middle East tweets in Arabic against Hamas' use of kites on Gaza border. 'The kites are not just a metaphorical expression.'Nitzan Keidar, 6/5/2018, 10:23 AM

Order from chaos: Incendiary kite's moral lesson

'Incendiary kites remind us of where we came from - a reality of chaos; and we are designed to reflect G-d, bringing order into chaos.'Moshe Hisdai, 6/4/2018, 8:59 PM