Israel’s prime minister warned Monday that the country faced a prolonged campaign against Hamas in the Gaza Strip, as the military urged residents in parts of the embattled territory to evacuate ahead of what appeared to be a broadening of the three-week war.
Violence broke out Thursday night near the Kalandia checkpoint in the West Bank, as some 10,000 Palestinians protested near the checkpoint, throwing rocks, firebombs and fireworks at Israeli security forces, and setting tires ablaze.
Hamas rocket launchers in Gaza are complaining that “their God changes the path of our rockets in mid-air”. That is exactly how the God of the bible operates when His Holy Land is on the line.
Barack Obama and John Kerry, obviously upset at the beating that Hamas has been taking, pledged yesterday to give $47 million dollars to help Hamas rebuild their supply of missiles to fire at Israel
Tens of thousands protested in London Saturday afternoon against Israel’s military operations in Gaza, denouncing Israel as a terrorist state and castigating British Prime Minister David Cameron for backing Israel’s right to self-defense against Hamas rocket fire.
Netanyahu’s office says purpose of mission is to destroy terror tunnels and seriously harm the infrastructure of Hamas and other terrorist organizations in Gaza.
Seventy thousand Gazans from Khan Younis and Deir el-Balah were in the dark Sunday night after a Hamas rocket hit the power line that supplies electricity to those places. It’s not clear when Israel Electric Company workers will be able to repair the system, but they are apparently in no rush to do so.
The Israel Air Force struck over 80 targets in the Gaza Strip in under 30 minutes on Wednesday evening, the IDF Spokesperson said. Over 550 targets have been hit since the start of the Operation Protective Edge against Hamas rocket fire this week, the IDF said.
Despite denials by Hamas, there is growing evidence that the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria ISIS — also known as “The Islamic State” — has begun operating in the Gaza Strip.
The Israeli army has shifted its readiness in order to address an escalation in the ongoing conflict with the Gaza Strip. Military officials say about 200 rockets have been fired at southern Israel since the start of the operation.
More than 30 rockets pounded southern Israeli communities on Monday, with one Grad rocket reaching as far as Beersheba. The Eshkol and Sha’ar Hanegev areas were heavily hit by rocket fire on Thursday morning and afternoon.
Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted two rockets fired from the Gaza Strip over the southern city of Ashkelon and the Sdot Negev Regional Council on Wednesday evening, the IDF confirmed.
Israeli planes struck 29 targets in the Strip, the army said in a statement. Palestinians said at least five strategic points were hit in the coastal enclave, primarily in areas around the cities of Khan Younis and Rafah.
n Hebron, some 300 protesters threw rocks at IDF soldiers, an IDF spokeswoman said. Palestinian news agency Ma’an reported that the IDF used tear gas and stun grenades to disperse the crowds.
A new perfume created in Gaza will bear the name of a missile designed by Hamas and fired in the direction of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv during Operation Pillar of Defense in November, a local newspaper reported on Thursday.
Obama and the Muslim Brotherhood have created exactly what the Scriptures said would be created in the last days – a Muslim Confederacy whose sole purpose would be to attack and destroy God’s Holy Land of Israel.
Obama’s great foreign policy achievement is that of being able to pull Israel back from inflicting permanent damage on their many Muslim nation enemies who attack them.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, while affirming his support for diplomatic efforts to reach a cease-fire in Gaza, underscored that Israel would take “whatever actions” are necessary to defend itself.
Reports that Israel and militants from the Gaza Strip have agreed to an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire that will come into force at midnight local (2200 GMT), Hamas official Ayman Taha said, speaking to Reuters from Cairo.
An Iranian 150-ton freighter departed Bandar Abbas port Sunday, Nov. 18, with a cargo of 220 short-range missiles and 50 improved long-range Fajr-5 rockets for the Gaza Strip, DEBKAfile’s intelligence sources report. The ship turned toward the Bab al-Mandeb Straits and the Red Sea.
Hamas understood the US president was leaning hard on Israel to refrain from sending troops into the Gaza Strip and took advantage of the respite to redouble its missile barrage on a dozen Israeli locations in the last three days, including Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.
Palestinians in the Gaza Strip fired over 30 rockets towards a number of Israeli cities Sunday morning, striking among others, Beersheba, Ashdod, Ashkelon and Sderot. The Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted two rockets fired toward Tel Aviv and the IAF struck over 70 targets in Gaza in the same time period. One rocket struck […]
Israeli air and naval forces launched heavy assaults in Gaza before dawn Sunday, Nov. 18 – Day 5 of the IDF’s Gaza operation – after daylong bargaining Saturday among Washington, Jerusalem, Cairo and Gaza, failed to produce an Israel-Hamas truce accord.