Eshkol Regional Council

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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, 29/11/2019 21:48
Rocket fired at Israel despite cease-fire claims

Rocket fired at Israel despite cease-fire claims

Rocket explodes near community in Eshkol Regional Council shortly after IDF removes restrictions on movement in Gaza periphery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/03/2019 20:29
Gaza rocket explodes in southern Israel

Gaza rocket explodes in southern Israel

Rocket from Gaza explodes in open area in Eshkol Regional Council. No injuries or damages reported.Elad Benari, Canada, 08/03/2019 20:27
'In the Gaza envelope they do not whine'

'In the Gaza envelope they do not whine'

Minister Uri Ariel visits Eshkol Regional Council, discusses importance of strengthening the civilian home front.Hezki Baruch, 05/03/2019 04:18
False alarm in southern Israel

False alarm in southern Israel

Siren heard around 3:30 a.m. in the Eshkol Regional Council. IDF confirms it was a false alarm.Ben Ariel, 23/09/2018 04:14
Mortar shells explode in Eshkol region

Mortar shells explode in Eshkol region

Two mortar shells from Gaza explode in open area in the Eshkol Regional Council. No injuries or damages.Elad Benari, 26/07/2018 06:25
'Iron fist against kite launchers'

'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, 03/07/2018 17:01
Hamas rocket lands next to Israeli kindergarten

Hamas rocket lands next to Israeli kindergarten

Rocket found next to kindergarten in southern Israel following overnight attacks. 'A matter of luck' that no one was hurt, says IDF.David Rosenberg, 20/06/2018 11:26
Two rockets fired from Sinai at southern Israel

Two rockets fired from Sinai at southern Israel

Sirens heard five times in southern Israel throughout the night. IDF says two rockets were fired from Sinai.Elad Benari, 05/12/2017 05:59
Rockets fired from Sinai towards southern Israel

Rockets fired from Sinai towards southern Israel

Two rockets fired from Sinai Peninsula towards the Eshkol Regional Council, explode in open areas.Ido Ben Porat, 15/10/2017 23:11
Rocket fired from Gaza; IDF retaliates

Rocket fired from Gaza; IDF retaliates

Rocket fired from Gaza explodes in open area in Eshkol. IDF attacks Hamas position in response.Elad Benari, 24/07/2017 02:06
Rocket explodes in Eshkol Region

Rocket explodes in Eshkol Region

Rocket launched from Sinai explodes in Eshkol Region greenhouse, causing damage.Chana Roberts, 10/04/2017 11:58
ISIS claims rocket fire on southern Israel

ISIS claims rocket fire on southern Israel

ISIS says it fired two rockets on the Eshkol Regional Council on Monday.Elad Benari, 22/02/2017 01:06
Gaza rocket explodes in southern Israel

Gaza rocket explodes in southern Israel

Rocket fired by Gaza terrorists explodes in open area of Eshkol Regional Council. No physical injuries or damages.Elad Benari, 14/09/2016 23:51
Gaza mortar shells hit southern Israel

Gaza mortar shells hit southern Israel

Two mortar shells fired from Gaza explode in the Eshkol Regional Council. No injuries or damages.Elad Benari, Canada, 07/05/2016 00:45
3 Palestinians cross Gaza fence under cover of fog

3 Palestinians cross Gaza fence under cover of fog

State of emergency declared in communities near Gaza this morning, after reports of three figures crossing fence. All three captured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/02/2016 20:54
'IDF checked noises, they aren't terror tunnels'

'IDF checked noises, they aren't terror tunnels'

Regional head near Gaza says IDF checked his residents' complaints of hearing tunnel digging, but adds 'I didn't say there aren't tunnels.'Reut Hadar, 01/02/2016 21:37
Ya'alon: Terrorists better not test us

Ya'alon: Terrorists better not test us

Defense Minister lights Hanukkah candles in Eshkol, promises to upgrade the region's defensive capabilities.Ben Ariel, 10/12/2015 00:13
Rocket fired from Gaza hits Eshkol region

Rocket fired from Gaza hits Eshkol region

Gaza terrorists launch early morning rocket attack on Israel, rocket siren not triggered so as not to panic residents.Ari Yashar, 23/11/2015 06:56
Gaza Rocket Explodes in Eshkol Region

Gaza Rocket Explodes in Eshkol Region

Rocket fired by Gaza terrorists explodes in an open area of the Eshkol Regional Council. No injuries or damages reported.Elad Benari, 11/10/2015 23:26
'Each Time a Rocket Falls, We Are Traumatized'

'Each Time a Rocket Falls, We Are Traumatized'

Gadi Yarkoni, head of the Eshkol Regional Council, says ongoing rocket fire is deeply unsettling to Negev residents.Yaakov Levi, 27/08/2015 08:32
Third Exploded Rocket Found in Eshkol Region

Third Exploded Rocket Found in Eshkol Region

Rocket found exploded in open area on Saturday believed to have been part of barrage fired by ISIS affiliate Sinai Province in Egypt.Cynthia Blank, 05/07/2015 10:52
Protective Edge Injured Returns to Work

Protective Edge Injured Returns to Work

Gadi Yarkoni, who lost both of his legs in a mortar blast on last day of the operation, will run for Mayor of the Eshkol Regional Council.Cynthia Blank, 12/02/2015 07:55
Breach by Terrorists From Gaza

Breach by Terrorists From Gaza

Two terrorists sneak into Eshkol Regional Council where they are surrounded and arrested.Ari Yashar, 29/01/2015 23:10
Gaza Rocket Lands Outside of Eshkol Town

Gaza Rocket Lands Outside of Eshkol Town

In breach of truce, rocket hits outside town a day after Hamas holds its largest military exercise since operation protective edge.Ari Yashar, 19/12/2014 12:08
IDF Shoots Suspected Infiltrator at Gaza Border

IDF Shoots Suspected Infiltrator at Gaza Border

One Palestinian dead, another wounded from misfired IDF warning shots; twelve infiltration attempts from Gaza thus far this month.Koby Finkler and Tova Dvorin, 23/11/2014 13:27
Gaza Rocket Apparently Strikes Gaza

Gaza Rocket Apparently Strikes Gaza

'Color red' sirens sounded in Eskhol region where a rocket was shot down last Friday - apparently it fell short in Gaza this time.Ari Yashar, 07/11/2014 07:03
'Gaza War 4 is Just a Matter of Time'

'Gaza War 4 is Just a Matter of Time'

Eshkol Regional head says rocket Friday is sign of coming rockets on Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, as effects of operation slip away.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 01/11/2014 19:34
Gaza Infiltrator Arrested 500 Meters Inside Israel

Gaza Infiltrator Arrested 500 Meters Inside Israel

Man picked up breaking through the border in Eshkol Regional Council area, after similar events foiled last month.Ari Yashar, 22/10/2014 10:13
Gaza War Affected Matriculation Scores

Gaza War Affected Matriculation Scores

Significant decrease in passing grades near Gaza Belt - but education officials note that students' moral compass is high.Tova Dvorin, 21/10/2014 08:15
Gaza Rocket 'False Alarm' for 2nd Time in Two Days

Gaza Rocket 'False Alarm' for 2nd Time in Two Days

Another false rocket alarm, or another cover-up? IDF claims malfunction again, after officer charges cover-up on Hamas rockets.Ari Yashar, 20/10/2014 12:06
IDF: Rocket Fired From Gaza Hits Israel

IDF: Rocket Fired From Gaza Hits Israel

IDF confirms first mortar attack since truce; Hamas denies responsibility, says it's dedicated to the ceasefire.Ari Yashar, 16/09/2014 22:02
Eshkol Rocket Victim was Security Coordinator

Eshkol Rocket Victim was Security Coordinator

Ze'evik Etzion, 55, is one of the two people who were killed in a mortar attack on Kibbutz Nirim in the Eshkol region.Uzi Baruch, 27/08/2014 00:16
Gaza Belt Mayors Tell Residents Not to Return

Gaza Belt Mayors Tell Residents Not to Return

'Maybe in Jerusalem there's a ceasefire, not here,' says head of Eshkol council; Ashkelon mayor calls ceasefire 'submission to terror.'Ari Yashar, 26/08/2014 21:32
Gaza Barrage Kills One, Injures Six Others

Gaza Barrage Kills One, Injures Six Others

One killed and two seriously wounded in strike on community in the Eshkol Regional Council amid reports of a ceasefire.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 26/08/2014 18:02
Man Wounded by Rocket Shrapnel in Eshkol

Man Wounded by Rocket Shrapnel in Eshkol

33-year-old man wounded by shrapnel as rocket fired from Gaza strikes Eshkol Region. Rocket hits kindergarten.Talia Blatman, 21/08/2014 12:00
Gaza Rockets Damage Cars and Buildings

Gaza Rockets Damage Cars and Buildings

Direct hit on home as rockets since ceasefire breach edge towards 100; volley on Eshkol region leaves damage, civilian suffering shock.Ari Yashar, 20/08/2014 12:43
Gaza Terrorists Renew Rocketfire in Early Morning

Gaza Terrorists Renew Rocketfire in Early Morning

Total rockets since ceasefire breach edges towards 60 as Eshkol Region hit overnight; IDF hits 30 terror targets overnight.Ari Yashar, 20/08/2014 07:32
IDF Admits False Alarm with Rocket Siren

IDF Admits False Alarm with Rocket Siren

Rocket sirens sound Thursday morning, hours after ceasefire extension - IDF clarifies they were sounded accidentally.Ari Yashar, 14/08/2014 10:54
Prayers for Seriously Wounded Soldier

Prayers for Seriously Wounded Soldier

Public asked to pray for Mordechai Yemin, soldier from Itamar who suffered head wound from mortar shells fired by Gaza terrorists.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 11/07/2014 13:43
Gaza Rockets Continue, Soldier Wounded by Shrapnel

Gaza Rockets Continue, Soldier Wounded by Shrapnel

After limited IAF airstrikes leave seven Hamas terrorists dead, rockets keep pouring in, causing injury and damage in south.Ari Yashar, 07/07/2014 13:23
Six More Rockets Hit Southern Israel

Six More Rockets Hit Southern Israel

At least six rockets explode in the Eshkol Regional Council, bringing Friday's total of rockets fired to more than 20.Elad Benari, Canada, 04/07/2014 22:29
Gaza Mortar Salvo Fired During Teens's Funeral

Gaza Mortar Salvo Fired During Teens's Funeral

Mortar barrage hits Eshkol Regional Council even as three murdered teens laid to rest in Modi'in.Ari Yashar, 01/07/2014 19:44
One Person Treated for Shock After Mortar Attack

One Person Treated for Shock After Mortar Attack

Gaza terrorists fire two mortar shells at the Eshkol region, one hitting a building.Elad Benari, 01/07/2014 03:40
Gaza Rocket Explodes in Eshkol Region

Gaza Rocket Explodes in Eshkol Region

Rocket fired by Gaza terrorists explodes in the Eshkol region. No physical injuries or damages reported.Elad Benari, 01/07/2014 01:41
Gaza Terrorists Launch Fifteen-Rocket Barrage

Gaza Terrorists Launch Fifteen-Rocket Barrage

At least fifteen missiles pepper region around Gaza in continuing escalation; 'Israel's deterrence has dissipated.'Ari Yashar, 30/06/2014 08:53
Gaza Terrorists Fire 2 Rockets at Southern Israel

Gaza Terrorists Fire 2 Rockets at Southern Israel

Two rockets fired from Gaza explode in open regions in Eshkol, the latest in an ongoing onslaught of rockets.Elad Benari, 30/06/2014 03:06
Gaza Terrorists Fire 3 Rockets at Southern Israel

Gaza Terrorists Fire 3 Rockets at Southern Israel

Three rockets fired from Gaza explode in the Eshkol Regional Council in southern Israel. No one hurt.Elad Benari, Canada, 27/06/2014 21:58
Gaza Explosion Near Kibbutz Targets IDF Patrol

Gaza Explosion Near Kibbutz Targets IDF Patrol

Explosive blows up next to Kibbutz Nirim close to Gaza; IDF tanks fire back, reportedly injuring several terrorists.Ari Yashar, 27/06/2014 11:33
Kassam Rocket From Gaza Explodes By Major Highway

Kassam Rocket From Gaza Explodes By Major Highway

Gaza terrorists fire rocket at Eshkol Regional Council, no injuries or damage reported despite falling right by highway and community.Ari Yashar, 11/06/2014 09:47
Gaza Terrorists Fire Kassam At Israel

Gaza Terrorists Fire Kassam At Israel

Kassam rocket explodes in Eshkol Regional Council bordering Gaza, no injuries or damage. 'Color red' siren did not sound.Ari Yashar, 01/05/2014 22:00
Gaza Terrorists Fire Mortar at Southern Israel

Gaza Terrorists Fire Mortar at Southern Israel

Mortar shell fired from Gaza explodes in the Eshkol Regional Council. No one hurt.Elad Benari, 13/04/2014 04:22
Southern Residents Defiant in Face of Rockets

Southern Residents Defiant in Face of Rockets

Residents of southern Israel won't let a few rockets ruin their Purim fun, says the head of the Eshkol Regional Council.Davd Lev, 13/03/2014 08:23
Sabbath Calm Disturbed by Rocket Attacks

Sabbath Calm Disturbed by Rocket Attacks

Terrorists fire rocket at Eshkol region, just one hour after an attack on the Hof Ashkelon region.Elad Benari, Canada, 14/02/2014 21:52
Rocket Hits Eshkol Region, No One Hurt

Rocket Hits Eshkol Region, No One Hurt

Terrorists from Hamas-controlled Gaza fire a rocket at southern Israel. Rocket explodes in an open area of the Eshkol Regional Council.Elad Benari, 06/02/2014 23:31
Gaza Terrorists Fire 3 Rockets at Southern Israel

Gaza Terrorists Fire 3 Rockets at Southern Israel

Three rockets fired by Gaza-based terrorists hit open regions in the Eshkol Regional Council, causing no injuries or damages.Elad Benari, 21/01/2014 00:12
Terrorists Fire Mortar Shell at Southern Israel

Terrorists Fire Mortar Shell at Southern Israel

Mortar shell fired by Gaza terrorists explodes in Eshkol Regional Council. No physical injuries or damages.Elad Benari, Canada, 01/11/2013 20:50