Tag Archive for border fence

IDF shoots dead Palestinian, critically wounded 2nd after breaching Gaza border

Trying to prevent further threat to Israeli sovereignty, IDF responders open fire on 4 Palestinian terrorists after breaching Israel’s border fence with Gaza, attempting to torch IDF equipment.
• One terrorist was killed, a 2nd critically wounded, a 3rd arrested, and the 4th successfully returns into Gaza.

By News Agencies and Israel Hayom Staff

 

Four Palestinian terrorists breached the Gaza border fence Monday and tried to set fire to an IDF sniper post inside Israeli territory. Israeli forces fired at the infiltrators, killing one and critically wounding another.

No Israelis were reported hurt in the incident, which took place near Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, but the troops reported hearing shots fired in their direction, the IDF said. Continue Reading »

US Homeland Security fancies Israel’s Egypt border-fence for Mexico

Looking for ideas for President Donald Trump’s U.S. border-fence with Mexico, US Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen toured Israel’s Egyptian border on Tuesday, with an eye on the towering, sensor-rigged fence.

By Reuters

 

US Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen inspected Israel’s fenced-off border with Egypt on Tuesday for ideas for the U.S. border with Mexico, where President Donald Trump has pledged to build a wall, Israel Radio reported.

Trump has said the United States needs a wall along its 3,200 km (2,000 mile) southern border to prevent illegal immigrants entering from Mexico and that country should pay for the project. Continue Reading »

Israel’s ultra-tech Jordanian border fence completed, int’l airport protected

Israel’s Defense Ministry and the IDF’s fence-building administration have completed a 26 meter high fence that will protect the soon to open Assaf and Ilan Ramon Int’l Airport from Kornet missiles etc., should they be fired from Jordan.

By ANNA AHRONHEIM

 

Two years after work began on the smart fence capable of stopping Kornet missiles aimed towards Israel’s newest civilian airport, Eilat Ilan and Assaf Ramon International Airport, the 26-meter-high fence been completed.

The fence, which extends 4.5 km, is part of a larger 34-kilometer six-meter-high fence along the Jordanian border which runs from Eilat to Kibbutz Samar north of Timna. Continue Reading »

3 would-be Palestinian infiltrators neutralized by IDF on border fence with Gaza

IDF soldiers open fire wounding 3 Palestinians attempting to damage and traverse Israel’s security fence on the Gaza border,  as Hamas’ deceptively violent ‘March of Return’ protests continue.

By David Rosenberg

 

IDF forces stationed along the Israel-Gaza border opened fire Sunday on several terrorists at various locations along the frontier while they attempted to tear openings in the security fence separating Israel from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip.

According to Palestinian Authority media outlets, three Gazans were wounded Sunday after they approached the Israeli border security fence and attempted to damage it.

IDF snipers taking aim at would-be infiltrators, violent attackers on Israel’s border with Gaza.

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IDF jets strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after border infiltration, IEDs found

The airstrike comes after Israel clearly warned Hamas, it “will not allow the region to become a combat zone” while cynically portraying “peaceful protests” as cover to engage in violent attacks on Israelis.

By i24NEWS

 

Israel’s Air Force (IAF) attacked Hamas bases in the northern Gaza Strip early Monday morning, responding to a border infiltration and discovery of two planted improvised explosive devices (IEDs) along the fence the day before.

The 2 explosive devices the IDF found planted on the Israel-Gaza border, April 8, 2018. – Photo: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit

The Israeli military on Sunday said it located two improvised explosive devices next to the Gaza-Israel border, which it said were planted by three militants seen penetrating the perimeter fence earlier in the day. Continue Reading »

Hezbollah chief warns Israel to stop construction of border wall with Lebanon

Hassan Nasrallah has warned Israel  to cease work on upgraded border wall that the IDF deems imperative in it’s overall strategy for preventing future terrorists’ infiltration from Lebanon.

By ANNA AHRONHEIM

 

Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah has warned Israel against continued construction of a wall along its border with Lebanon, after Beirut said the project was undermining peace.

“After liberating the Lebanese occupied territories from the Zionist enemy in 2000, the UN demarcation of the national border with the Palestinian territories left 13 controversial positions, and the Lebanese government informed the UNIFIL about its rejection for any Israeli measure in this concern,” Nasrallah was quoted by Hezbollah website al-Manar as saying. Continue Reading »

Arab terrorists from Egypt open fire on IDF patrol

Terrorists open small-arm’s fire from the Sinai Peninsula on IDF soldiers along Israel’s border fence. IDF reports no soldiers were injured, but a military vehicle did sustain damage.

By Elad Benar

 

Arabs opened fire on Sunday evening from the Sinai Peninsula towards an IDF force that was engaged in operational activity near the security fence along the Egyptian border.

IDF soldier watching the border – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

There were no injuries among the soldiers, but a military vehicle sustained light damage.

The IDF said that the incident is believed to be a spillover of gunfire from Egypt.

Two weeks ago, two rockets were fired from the Sinai area into southern Israel. Continue Reading »

Israeli company wins tender to build prototype smart-wall for US-Mexico border

A subsidiary of Israel Aerospace Industries was named 1 of the 4 companies to win the gov’t tender to build a prototype of a ‘smart border wall’ US Pres. Trump wants between the US and Mexico.
– Elta, the IAI subsidiary, will receive a $300,000-500,000 grant to develop a working model.

By Udi Etsion

 

An Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) subsidiary is on the shortlist to construct the new border wall between the United States and Mexico, an enormous project and long-touted campaign promise by President Donald Trump.

Elta North America, the aforementioned IAI subsidiary, was announced Saturday as one of only four companies to construct a prototype for a “smart border” wall, after winning a US Customs tender. Continue Reading »

IDF fire on the Gaza border kills rock-thrower, injures 7 others Palestinian rioters

 

After Palestinians in Gaza failed to yield to warning calls & then gunfire into the air to stop trying to damage, and possibly cross electronic border fence into Israel, IDF open fire on vandals and stone throwers killing one injuring 7 others.

By Reuters

 

Israeli soldiers opened fire at Palestinians who were throwing stones near the border fence in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, killing one man and wounding seven others, residents and hospital officials said.

An Israeli military spokeswoman said dozens of Palestinians had gathered at the fence and were trying to damage it. Soldiers on the Israeli side of the border fired warning shots in the air after their calls to halt were ignored. Continue Reading »

IDF tank kills Palestinian inside ‘no-go zone’ on Gaza-Israel border

 

IDF spotters identify three Palestinians entering no-go area of the Gaza border fence last night, which led to tank fire.
• IDF investigating whether the 3 were attempting to plant an explosive device on the border fence.

By Yoav Zitun, Elior Levy

 

An 18-year-old Palestinian man was killed was another was wounded overnight Tuesday from IDF fire near the Gaza border fence, according to Palestinian reports.

The IDF said that three Palestinians were spotted making their way towards the Gaza border fence in southern Gaza and arouse the suspicion of IDF lookouts.

Female members of the infantry battalion, “Lions of Jordan”.

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WATCH: President Trump speaks to success of security walls, “Just ask Israel”

 

Speaking to American Sheriffs and Police Chiefs, President Trump says security fence on Israel’s southern border is real-time evidence that ‘walls work’.

By Gary Willig

 

US President Donald Trump addressed a group of American sheriffs and Police Chiefs about issues relating to national security Wednesday.

President Trump said that it was within the powers of the president to restrict the immigration of anyone he or she deems to be a threat to American interests, and that the judges who questioned the legality of his executive order temporarily banning travel to the US from seven Muslim nations were wrong.

President Trump Speaks of Israel’s security wall success.- YouTube screenshot/White House.gov.

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Israel completes heightening Egyptian border fence to 8 meters

 

Israel’s border fence was extended from 5 meters to 8 meters high along a 17-kilometer stretch is meant to squash the trickle of illegal African migration, and drug & weapons trafficking from the Sinai.

BY ANNA AHRONHEIM

 

Israel has finished raising the height of the electronic “smart” fence along part of the border with Egypt to stop infiltration into the country by migrants, the Defense Ministry reported.

Construction of the original barrier, equipped with information collection centers and warning systems and known as the Hourglass Project, was completed in 2014 at a height of five meters along 242 kilometers, from the Gaza Strip to Eilat on the Red Sea. Continue Reading »

IDF tank hits Hamas military post in retaliation to Gaza gunfire at Israeli patrol

 

Although, no one was hurt when Palestinian militants opened fire at Israeli soldiers securing civilian engineering work along the Gaza border fence, IDF responded to the unprovoked attack.

By Yoav Zitun

 

An IDF tank shelled and destroyed a Hamas military post in the Gaza Strip on Monday in response to gunfire opened at Israelis soldiers earlier.

The soldiers were securing civilian engineering work near the Gaza border fence in the southern part of the strip when they came under fire by Palestinian militants.

IDF tank-shells hit Hamas post east of Bureij, Gaza in responce to attack on IDF patrol on Israel's border. - not attributed

IDF tank-shells hit Hamas post east of Bureij, Gaza in response to attack on IDF patrol on Israel’s border.

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Future U.S.-Mexico border fence may be boon for Israeli security firms

 

Magal Security Systems, an experienced player in building high-tech fences & security walls along Israel’s volatile borders, as well as the security barrier separating the West Bank, is being seen as a possible option for Trump’s proposed Mexico wall.

By The Associated Press

The Israeli company that has built high-tech fences along the country’s volatile borders is being regarded by investors as a possible safe bet to cash in on the US president-elect’s plan to seal the border with Mexico.Magal Security Systems has been a major player in building high-tech fences and walls along Israel’s volatile northern and southern borders, as well as the massive separation barrier that snakes along the frontier with the West Bank. Continue Reading »

Gaza’s health ministry reports Palestinian shot dead by IDF on border

 

IDF reports patrol being forced to use live fire after dozens of violent rioters ignored IDF calls to exit buffer-zone and stop their approach to the Israeli border fence.

By Elad Benari, Canada

 

Gaza’s health ministry said on Friday that Israeli soldiers shot dead a young Palestinian during clashes along the Gaza border, AFP reports.

IDF Soldiers of the Caracal Battalion, charged with guarding Israel's southern border - Photo courtesy IDF Spokespersons Unit

IDF Soldiers of the Caracal Battalion, charged with guarding Israel’s southern border – Photo courtesy IDF Spokespersons Unit

“Mohammed Abu Saada, 26, died after being shot in the chest by Israeli soldiers in clashes east of the Al-Bureij camp,” ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said in a statement quoted by the news agency. Continue Reading »