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Red Alert sirens across south of country, IDF says false alarm

Sirens heard in Ashdod, Ashkelon, & across south. IDF is "ready for another Gaza operation" if necessary, says Chief of Staff.

Red Alert sirens across south of country, IDF says false alarm

Standing with our Jewish Sisters in Southern Israel

As we try to listen to the praise for the Abraham Accords signing, we hear instead the sound of the rockets launched at Sderot.Op-ed

Standing with our Jewish Sisters in Southern Israel

Incendiary balloons continue to land in Israel

Due to prompt police sapper response, no damage was caused.

Incendiary balloons still landing in Israelplayer

Gunfire directed at workers, IDF soldiers at Gaza border fence

Nobody harmed. IDF closes all roads leading to security fence and prohibits entry to border area.

Gunfire directed at workers, IDF soldiers at Gaza border fence

'Without agriculture, Israel has no independence'

President Rivlin visits Gaza area and meets with local farmers dealing with the consequences of the coronavirus.

'Without agriculture, Israel has no independence'

Bennett: 'Painful spring' is in store for Hamas

DM Bennett says plan the result of which would be "sustainable quiet and prevention of the enemy's ability to grow stronger" in the works.

Bennett: 'Painful spring' is in store for Hamas

'Gaza military operation sooner or later'

Science Minister estimates Israel will not be able to continue absorbing Gaza escalations: 'Talk to terror organizations in their language.'

'Gaza military operation sooner or later'

Gazans cross border, infiltrating Israel

IDF forces at the scene spot the infiltrators and open fire. The infiltrators flee back into Gaza, uninjured.

Gazans cross border, infiltrating Israel

Rocket fired from Gaza at Israel

Terrorists launch rocket from Gaza at Israeli territory. No one hurt. Arab media says Israel prevented transfer of Qatari money.

Rocket fired from Gaza at Israel

Gantz: In the next round, we will defeat Hamas

"If necessary, we'll frustrate its leaders and crush the region. We'll act on the ground as much as we want," Blue and White chair promises.

Gantz: In the next round, we will defeat Hamasplayer

Terrorist made use of IDF batteries

Terrorist who infiltrated Israel was armed with Kalashnikov and several grenades, using at least one. Two soldiers released from hospital.

Terrorist made use of IDF batteriesplayer

Gaza area residents to appeal to UN over incendiary balloons

Gaza area residents are turning to the United Nations in protest of the violation of their human rights perpetrated by Hamas.

Gaza area residents to appeal to UN over incendiary balloons

11 fires from incendiary balloons

Gaza terror organizations continue to launch fire at Israel. One balloon landed in a kindergarten, minutes after end of school day.

11 fires from incendiary balloons

Israel imposes naval blockade on Gaza

IDF increases pressure on Gaza in wake of explosive, incendiary balloons launched into Israel this week.

Israel imposes naval blockade on Gazaplayer

Gaza area security coordinators go on strike

The coordinators are protesting deterioration in employment conditions, budget cuts preventing them from providing security to residents.

Gaza area security coordinators go on strike

Incendiary balloons are back: Wave of fires in Gaza envelope

At least 3 fires caused by incendiary balloons break out in Israeli agricultural areas on Gaza border. Firefighters act at the scene.

Incendiary balloons are back: Wave of fires in Gaza envelope

'Only a big ground operation will restore long-term quiet'

Sderot Mayor Alon Davidi critical of policy of 'rounds' of fighting, says goal must be long-term quiet. 'Don't just respond - be proactive.'

'Only a big ground operation will restore long-term quiet'

Forces deployed near Gaza return to routine activity

Following military assessment, IDF decides to release troops deployed near Gaza after latest escalation to routine activity and training.

Forces deployed near Gaza return to routine activity

Palestinians Arabs are rioting, IDF is attacking

Three rioters were injured as a result of the IDF attack, according to Palestinians Arab media reports.

Palestinians Arabs are rioting, IDF is attacking

Yesh Atid MK: It wasn't an explosive device that set sirens off

MK Haim Jelin says air raid sirens sounded due to incoming rocket, security situation 'doesn't interest' PM Netanyahu.

Yesh Atid MK: It wasn't an explosive device that set sirens off

Escalation in Israel's south

IDF strikes on military targets in Gaza after grenade round lands in Israeli town.

Escalation in Israel's south

Balloons explode in Gaza-area communities

Two explosive-laden balloons sent into Israel by Gazan terrorists explode in Jewish border town.

Balloons explode in Gaza-area communities

Labor candidate 'surprised by Gaza-area crybabies'

Labor candidate Tal Russo calls Gaza-area residents 'crybabies,' claims they should show 'more resilience.'

Labor candidate 'surprised by Gaza-area crybabies'

IDF strikes Hamas post over arson balloons from Gaza

IDF targets Hamas military post in southern Gaza after incendiary balloons launched into Israeli territory.

IDF strikes Hamas post over arson balloons from Gaza

Rocket explodes in open field near Gaza

Rocket from Gaza detonates near Gaza-area community.

Rocket explodes in open field near Gaza

In wake of Hamas fires, Gaza border wheat farmers will make beer

Farmers on the Gaza border who lost much of their wheat crop in Hamas fires are teaming with a local brewery to make beer.

In wake of Hamas fires, Gaza border wheat farmers will make beer

Grandfather killed, Granddaughter injured in road accident

Grandfather killed, granddaughter seriously injured during collision between two vehicles on Route 2410 towards Kissufim in southern Israel.

Grandfather killed, Granddaughter injured in road accidentplayer

'Hamas enjoys total immunity'

Outgoing Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman goes on the attack in his final tour of the Gaza region.

'Hamas enjoys total immunity'

'Differentiating between Tel Aviv blood and southern blood'

Likud minister's remarks on latest Hamas attacks arouse political firestorm.

'Differentiating between Tel Aviv blood and southern blood'

Gaza area schools closed, train service disrupted

17 rockets fired towards Israel, three intercepted by the Iron Dome, one caused damage to a building No injuring reported.

Gaza area schools closed, train service disrupted

Terrorist torches Israeli greenhouse

Gaza infiltrates Israel, sets greenhouse alight in Gaza-area community before being caught by security forces.

Terrorist torches Israeli greenhouse

Report: IDF fires on arson balloon terrorists

5 reportedly targeted in air strike after launching arson balloons at southern Israel.

Report: IDF fires on arson balloon terrorists

Liberman makes more concessions to Gaza

Liberman decides to expand fishing zone off the Gaza Strip, after significantly limiting it due to border riots and escalation with Hamas.

Liberman makes more concessions to Gaza

Dud rocket found in Gaza area school

Unexploded rocket located near classrooms; Students evacuated from classrooms adjacent to area and police sapper called to scene.

Dud rocket found in Gaza area schoolplayer

'Let their leaders be afraid to walk down the street'

Eshkol Council head disappointed by lack of response, 'We should have taken advantage of Be'er Sheva incident to restore deterrence.'

'Let their leaders be afraid to walk down the street'

IDF: Iron Dome activated following false alarm

Alarms sounded in and nearby Netivot, and in several Gaza-vicinity communities. Residents report sounds of explosions. Iron Dome activated.

IDF: Iron Dome activated following false alarm

Security activity taking place in Gaza vicinity

As a result of the activity, several roads closed to traffic. No official IDF announcement, special instructions to residents as yet.

Security activity taking place in Gaza vicinity

IDF sends reinforcements to Gaza border

Chief of staff holds security assessment with senior IDF and Shin Bet officials, deciding to bolster forces in southern Israel.

IDF sends reinforcements to Gaza border

Balloon terror: 12 fires in Gaza envelope

Firefighters work to extinguish fires in Gaza region caused by incendiary terror. All fires have been contained.

Balloon terror: 12 fires in Gaza envelope

Nine fires sparked near Gaza Strip

Firefighters deployed to nine fires in south as result of incendiary balloons released from Gaza.

Nine fires sparked near Gaza Strip