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In attempt to curb virus spread, PA bans entry to Jewish areas

In attempt to curb virus spread, PA bans entry to Jewish areas

PA takes drastic steps to curve virus spread including forbidding workers from entering pre-'67 Israel,Jewish communities in Judea, Samaria.Dalit Halevi, 02/01/2021 21:04
Report: Israel offering Hamas COVID aid in return for captives

Report: Israel offering Hamas COVID aid in return for captives

Israel reportedly offering Hamas terrorist org help fighting COVID in exchange for Gaza-held captives, soldiers' bodies.ILTV, 13/12/2020 21:03
Gaza authorities impose full lockdown after latest surge in COVID deaths

Gaza authorities impose full lockdown after latest surge in COVID deaths

The 'Interior Ministry' of Gaza authorized a complete lockdown every Friday and Saturday of the coming month.Dalit Halevi, 03/12/2020 22:47
IDF & Shabak foil attempt to smuggle arms into Gaza via sea

IDF & Shabak foil attempt to smuggle arms into Gaza via sea

2 terror operatives and weapons cache apprehended following sea chase.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/06/2020 17:00
IDF opens fire on Islamic Jihad snipers in Gaza

IDF opens fire on Islamic Jihad snipers in Gaza

IDF forces hit an Islamic Jihad sniper squad which fired from the Khan Younis area in the Gaza Strip toward forces inside Israeli territory.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/02/2020 14:31
Israeli water tech inaugurated in Gaza

Israeli water tech inaugurated in Gaza

Israeli-manufactured "GEN-M" machine that converts air into drinking water inaugurated in Gaza neighborhood, after army approves transfer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/02/2020 14:26
Former head of Shin Bet: Assassinations are an effective tool

Former head of Shin Bet: Assassinations are an effective tool

Yoram Cohen praises tactic of assassinations and criticizes closing places of work in Tel-Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/11/2019 10:11
Residents of Gaza border to sue American 'charity' organization

Residents of Gaza border to sue American 'charity' organization

KKL-JNF suing organization for $90 million for funding terrorism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/11/2019 07:55
Where will school be cancelled tomorrow?

Where will school be cancelled tomorrow?

Hundreds of thousands of students expected to stay home tomorrow. Apart from authorities in south, Gush Dan area decided to cancel school.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2019 21:08
INTO THE FRAY- Gaza: Gratuitous gobbledygook

INTO THE FRAY- Gaza: Gratuitous gobbledygook

The obdurate resistance of Gaza to any type of resolution has led to such overriding exasperation that it has begun to undermine the quality of the public debate on the issue.  Dr. Martin Sherman, 08/11/2019 14:59
Gaza area restaurant and hall owners: 'We're collapsing'

Gaza area restaurant and hall owners: 'We're collapsing'

Finance Committee introduces bill to compensate restaurant, hall owners in Gaza area: 'They must flourish for country to flourish.'Hezki Baruch, 05/11/2019 20:13
INTO THE FRAY:Gaza 2040 - If not incentivized emigration, what?

INTO THE FRAY:Gaza 2040 - If not incentivized emigration, what?

The current situation in Gaza—and the accompanying misery—are the direct result of the misguided attempt to foist statehood on the Palestinian-Arabs.Dr. Martin Sherman, 25/10/2019 12:50
Yoav Galant: There will be a large-scale operation in Gaza

Yoav Galant: There will be a large-scale operation in Gaza

Political-Security Cabinet member and former IDF commander: 'I don't want it. But if it's necessary, war is the last resort.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/08/2019 22:52
Terrorist made use of IDF batteries

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/08/2019 10:02
Yogev warns: Anxiety up, fortitude down

Yogev warns: Anxiety up, fortitude down

Foreign Affairs & Defense Committee visits Gaza area: 'No doubt solution lies in occupying Gaza, destroying terror, return to normal life.'Mordechai Sones, 11/07/2019 14:47
Watch: Fire in Kissufim forest

Watch: Fire in Kissufim forest

Fire breaks out in forest near Gaza. KKL staff, firefighting and rescue teams, IDF and Nature and Parks Authority work to put out fire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/06/2019 15:54
In response to rocket: Gaza fishing area to be reduced again

In response to rocket: Gaza fishing area to be reduced again

IDF says Islamic Jihad shot rocket as part of attempts to disrupt agreement between Netanyahu and Hamas.Kobi Finkler, 30/04/2019 12:39
The day after taking over Gaza

The day after taking over Gaza

Should Israel go into Gaza, clean out the terrorists, and bring Jews back there to live?Israel News Talk Radio, 04/04/2019 05:48
Watch: Surprise General Staff Gaza fighting exercise

Watch: Surprise General Staff Gaza fighting exercise

Armor, artillery, air, intelligence take part in three-day surprise exercise to examine Southern Command preparedness for Gaza fighting.Mordechai Sones, 26/02/2019 20:14
 INTO THE FRAY: The imperative for incentivized Arab migration

 INTO THE FRAY: The imperative for incentivized Arab migration

Once inconceivable, the dismantling of UNRWA; the naturalization of stateless Palestinian residents in Arab countries; and the emigration of Palestinians from Judea-Samaria & Gaza are slowly emerging as realistic outcomes.Dr. Martin Sherman, 25/01/2019 15:41
The new demand of radical leftist groups

The new demand of radical leftist groups

Groups write letter to PM and AG demanding Israel stop spraying damaging pesticides into and near the Gaza Strip.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/01/2019 18:49
Election or war - what's closer?

Election or war - what's closer?

Who are the winners and losers of the latest political drama, and which new figures are expected to shine in the next elections?Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/11/2018 14:50
Islamic Jihad releases footage of rocket launch

Islamic Jihad releases footage of rocket launch

Terrorist organization shows off launch of large rocket which slammed into Ashkelon last week.Tzvi Lev, 17/11/2018 21:55
'Our protest is only begining'

'Our protest is only begining'

Gaza-area high schoolers tell Arutz Sheva that they have no plans to drop their protest of the government's lax Gaza policies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/11/2018 08:30
Live: Arabs riot on Gaza Border

Live: Arabs riot on Gaza Border

Two Arabs were reportedly hurt by IDF fire in the Khan Younes area.Arutz Sheva, 19/10/2018 17:21
Bennett: Military reinforcement 'a step in the right direction'

Bennett: Military reinforcement 'a step in the right direction'

Education minister and cabinet member praises chief of staff's decision to bolster forces in Gaza region.Hezki Baruch, 04/10/2018 13:20
Cease-fire or non-stop fire?

Cease-fire or non-stop fire?

Josh Hasten thinks that the concept of ‘ceasefire’ doesn’t exist in Hamas Jihadist society.The Land Of Israel Network, 16/08/2018 22:45
10 fires caused by incendiary kites, balloons Tuesday

10 fires caused by incendiary kites, balloons Tuesday

Security and firefighting forces extinguish 5 fires caused by terrorists from the Gaza Strip.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/07/2018 17:35
To the south with love - from citizens of the world

To the south with love - from citizens of the world

Thousands of packages with Judea/Samaria products sent to Sderot, Gaza area residents donated by citizens from dozens of foreign countries.Mordechai Sones, 29/07/2018 11:15
Liberman: sirens in Israel mean "very strong" sirens in Gaza

Liberman: sirens in Israel mean "very strong" sirens in Gaza

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman visits community near Gaza and expresses hopes for a weekend without "Color Red" sirens.Guy Cohen, 27/07/2018 19:21
Eight Arabs killed by IDF fire

Eight Arabs killed by IDF fire

IDF tanks and aircraft fired back at Gaza Arabs Friday afternoon. No IDF casualties reported.Guy Cohen, 20/07/2018 18:11
"I should be the next Defense Minister"

"I should be the next Defense Minister"

Jewish Home Chairman, Education Minister Naftali Bennett, has his own, original plan for dealing with Hamas.Nitsan Keidar, "Besheva", 20/07/2018 16:39
'Steel wall of a determined government'

'Steel wall of a determined government'

Prime Minister warns Hamas against continuing to provoke Israel. 'We're in process involving exchanges of blows.'Mordechai Sones, 16/07/2018 18:22
'No ceasefire until incendiary kites stop'

'No ceasefire until incendiary kites stop'

PM Netanyahu says government told IDF to stop incendiary kites, balloons, says deterrence is a 'process.'Nitsan Keidar, 16/07/2018 11:57
Gaza: Casualties in building explosion

Gaza: Casualties in building explosion

Gaza reports say that persons have been killed and wounded in explosion in western Gaza Strip. Background unclear.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2018 09:47
Security source: 'There are reasons why we don't attack'

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, 08/07/2018 14:59
'Gap between miracle and disaster is fine as a hair'

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

Police commissioner arrives in Gaza area town following fires launched from Gaza.Mordechai Sones, 03/07/2018 21:17
'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
Matriculation exams eased for Gaza-area residents

Matriculation exams eased for Gaza-area residents

Education Minister Naftali Bennett instructs Ministry to grant half hour extension to all Gaza-area students on matriculation exams.Mordechai Sones, 28/06/2018 14:25
Watch: Terrorists infiltrate Israel, steal ammo

Watch: Terrorists infiltrate Israel, steal ammo

Video being shared on social media shows terrorists crossing Gaza border into Israel and stealing an IDF ammunition box.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/06/2018 11:52
The Three-State Solution

The Three-State Solution

Given Gaza’s sharp deterioration over the past 25 years – under the PA’s rule (1994-2007) and then under Hamas’ – it is time to consider a new paradigm for resolving the Strip’s endemic predicament.Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen, 20/06/2018 09:58
Why non-Jews must protect Israel

Why non-Jews must protect Israel

Israel lives under a warm sun, just right for happy days of peace, but instead remains in an eternal state of vigilance due to threats to its very existence. Giulio Meotti, 16/06/2018 22:22
They burn - we plant

They burn - we plant

Jewish National Fund will join Gaza area residents' initiative and hold planting events in surrounding communities this week.Mordechai Sones, 07/06/2018 12:43
Death by Art Failure

Death by Art Failure

It is not only in the UK that foolish Jews mourned the killed Hamas terrorists, but also in Israel, in the government funded Bezalel School of Art. Dov Trachtman, 05/06/2018 22:26
'If I were in Gaza, I'd launch a kite'

'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, 05/06/2018 22:06
'Within one or two years Iran will be destroyed'

'Within one or two years Iran will be destroyed'

American Friends of Likud Chairman: 'Israel should annex Area C which is 50% of Judea and Samaria; that would be obvious.'Eliran Aharon, 04/06/2018 21:34
'Rehabilitate Gaza - provided the boys return home'

'Rehabilitate Gaza - provided the boys return home'

Minister Bennett tours Gaza perimeter, refers to negotiations on possible 'hudna' and issue of Overrule Clause.Hezki Baruch, 24/05/2018 13:52
When Jews honor Hamas terrorists

When Jews honor Hamas terrorists

Josh Hasten wonders who are the ones who prefer the good of their enemies over their own people.The Land Of Israel Network, 22/05/2018 00:46
Justice Minister blasts UN "Commission of Hypocrisy"

Justice Minister blasts UN "Commission of Hypocrisy"

Min. Ayelet Shaked said UNCHR "could care less about human rights," after it votes for inquiry on Gaza "war crimes".Gil Ronen, 18/05/2018 18:06
UNHRC approves inquiry into Israeli 'war crimes' in Gaza, 29:2

UNHRC approves inquiry into Israeli 'war crimes' in Gaza, 29:2

The US and Australia were the only two countries that voted against the resolution.Gil Ronen, 18/05/2018 17:25
Marking a decade of Hamas rule in Gaza

Marking a decade of Hamas rule in Gaza

There is a de facto Hamas state in Gaza and Israel recognizes that fact - with the consequences.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 16/06/2017 15:34
'Striking Israel will bring destruction on Hamas'

'Striking Israel will bring destruction on Hamas'

The Prime Minister to citizens of the Gaza belt: "the rules of the game have changed.'Nitzan Keidar, 28/07/2016 17:21
INTO THE FRAY: Gaza: A port is no panacea for poverty

INTO THE FRAY: Gaza: A port is no panacea for poverty

Hamas are not burrowing tunnels because Gaza has no port. They are burrowing them despite the fact it does not have one.Dr. Martin Sherman, 26/05/2016 18:45
Smart Fences Finished Around Gaza Area Communities

Smart Fences Finished Around Gaza Area Communities

Defense Ministry equips 12 communities with advanced security fences to the tune of 30 million shekel.Kobi Finkler, 06/10/2015 12:16
Will 1,300 Children Have Nowhere to Run?

Will 1,300 Children Have Nowhere to Run?

Parents in a kibbutz near Gaza to protest after bomb shelter bus stops revealed to hold a fraction of the town's students.Tova Dvorin, 31/08/2015 16:19
Rocket from Gaza Strikes Eshkol Region

Rocket from Gaza Strikes Eshkol Region

Strike reported just inside Israel's borders in second incident in one day; sirens apparently did not sound.Tova Dvorin, 07/08/2015 15:18
Sirens in Southern Israel; Rocket Falls In Gaza

Sirens in Southern Israel; Rocket Falls In Gaza

Code red alarm sounds in Yad Mordechai and Netiv Ha'asarah; IDF clarifies it was a false alarm.Tova Dvorin, 28/06/2015 12:04