The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said no Israeli soldiers were injured after being targeted by sniper gunfire, and no immediate reports of casualties following the tank’s response on the Hamas ruled enclave.
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said Tuesday that one of its tanks attacked a Hamas observation post in the northern Gaza Strip after Israeli soldiers were targeted by gunfire near the volatile security fence.
The IDF said that no Israeli soldiers were injured in the shooting incident, and there were no immediate reports of casualties following the artillery strike in the Palestinian enclave.
IDF Merkava Mark IVm tank with Trophy APS, photographed on the Gaza border. Continue Reading »
3 terrorists in Gaza were killed and another said to be in critical condition by an IDF retaliatory attack on Hamas positions after a Palestinian sniper critically injured an IDF soldier under the cover of 20 children that were sent towards Israel’s border fence as a decoy.
By Yoav Zitun and Elior Levy
Three Palestinian terrorists in Gaza were killed and another critically wounded on Wednesday evening in a retaliatory IDF attack along the border after a sniper opened fire on Israeli soldiers in a latest round of violence that has gripped the region in recent months.
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IDF jets & tanks go into a wider operational response after Palestinian terrorists open fire on IDF troops adjacent to Israel’s border with Gaza, by attacking terror targets across the entire Gaza Strip.
– This is still an ongoing operation.
By Yoav Zitun, Matan Tzuri
The IDF attacked several terror targets across the Gaza Strip on Friday afternoon with both tank and aircraft fire in retaliation for Palestinian sniper fire at troops in the Kissufim area.
Ten Hamas fighters were reportedly killed in the IDF retaliatory action.
Merkava tanks near Israel’s border with Gaza – Photo: IDF Spokesman’s Unit
Explosions were reported in the northern strip after the IDF attacked at least three Hamas positions, one of them east of Gaza City. Continue Reading »
Anger over the U.S. decision to leave the UN Human Rights Council due to its ‘unparalleled bias & hypocrisy’ brings Palestinian ‘temper tantrum’: 45 rockets, mortars were fired towards southern Israel.
Iron Dome intercepts 7 threatening rockets.
3 slip through, exploding in Israeli communities.
At least 3 fall short, exploding in Gaza.
Majority explode in open areas.
No reports of injuries in Israel
By Elad Benari
Gaza terrorists fired a barrage of 45 rockets and mortars at southern Israel overnight Tuesday.
The IDF said that seven rockets were intercepted by the Iron Dome anti-missile system and that at least three rockets missed their mark and landed in the Gaza Strip. Continue Reading »
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Gaza’s barrage on southern Israel began at 6:59am Tuesday morning, triggering 24 consecutive ‘Code Red’ alert sirens; IDF Spokesman says vast majority were intercepted by Iron Dome or landed in open space.
– No casualties were reported.
By Matan Tzuri, Yoav Zitun and Elior Levy
A salvo of twenty-seven mortar shells were fired on Tuesday morning at Israeli towns surrounding the Gaza Strip, with at least two exploding inside the communities, one in a kindergarten yard.
No one was injured in the continuous barrage which began at 6:59am, triggering 24 consecutive Code Red alert sirens to blare throughout the region, and local residents were told shortly after they could leave their bomb shelters and return to normality. Continue Reading »
One Palestinian terrorist dead, another left injured as a result of opening fire on IDF soldiers near the Gaza border Monday.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
Terrorists opened fire at IDF soldiers stationed near the border with the northern Gaza Strip Monday.
In response, the IDF attacked three Hamas positions in Gaza with tanks and planes in Beit Lahiya in the northern Gaza Strip. It is possible that the some or all of the positions belong to the Islamic Jihad terrorist organization.
IDF soldiers & Merkava tank – Photo: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit:Facebook
According to the Hamas-controlled Gaza Health Ministry, one terrorist was killed and another was injured as a result of an IDF attack. Continue Reading »
Palestinian terror group Islamic Jihad vows revenge for the 3 killed from IDF tank fire, a few hours after IAF planes carried out a reprisal for 4 Gazans that infiltrated into Israel earlier on Sunday.
Islamic Jihad vowed revenge on Sunday after Israeli tank fire killed three of is members after an IDF tank fired at the groups observation post in the Gaza Strip, in response to the detonation of an explosive device on the border fence earlier.
“IDF troops detonated an explosive device that was placed adjacent to the security fence in the southern Gaza Strip yesterday, with the intention of harming IDF soldiers who were present in the area,” an army statement said. Continue Reading »
WATCH: Palestinians film terrorists entering through Israel’s border/security fence to set fire and destroy Israeli military equipment, used in the building of IDF’s new anti-tunnel countermeasures.
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) carried out a strike on the southern Gaza Strip late Saturday night, in a retaliatory measure after four Palestinian youths infiltrated an Israeli security fence and attempted to set fire to military equipment.
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Cleared for publication: The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said night-time air strike that destroyed 2 terror tunnels, 1 near Rafah and 1 in central Gaza, was in response to the explosive device that detonated adjacent to the Israel-Gaza border fence on Saturday.
By Kobi Finkler
The IDF foiled Saturday night an attempt by the Hamas terrorist organization to renew a terror attack tunnel in the Kerem Shalom area.
The attempt was foiled tonight through engineering activity in Israeli territory, led by Southern Command. The infrastructure was identified at an early stage and did not pose a threat to the residents of the area. Continue Reading »
After having entered Gaza for an opening ceremony of their new sewage purification facility, the convoy of Palestinian PM Hamdallah was hit by a roadside bomb injuring 7 guards, but leaving the prime minister unharmed.
– Fatah says Hamas bears responsibility for the assassination attempt by the Palestinian militants.
By Ynet reporters, news agencies
An explosive device was detonated near the convoy of Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, who was visiting the Gaza Strip Tuesday morning accompanied by Palestinian General Intelligence chief Majid Faraj.
Seven were lightly wounded in the blast—all of whom were security guards of the convoy. Israel offered to give medical care to the wounded at the Erez Crossing. Continue Reading »
Israel Police confirmed that the third rocket fired struck an Israeli community, hitting a building in the Negev region bordering the Gaza Strip, causing damage but no injuries.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Three rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip towards Israel on Friday morning, the IDF said, adding that two of the rockets were intercepted by Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system.
Israel Police confirmed that a third rocket struck an Israeli community in the Negev region bordering the Gaza Strip, causing damage to a building but no injuries. Police bomb disposal experts are working at the scene.
IDF tanks – Photo: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit
In response, IDF tanks and aircraft targeted two Gaza Strip outposts belonging to Hamas in the northern Gaza Strip. Continue Reading »
Israel Air Force destroys Hamas targets that served as terror infrastructure in central & northern Gaza in retaliation after rocket fired at southern Israeli town.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The IAF struck four targets in the Gaza strip early Saturday, following a Friday night incident in which a rocket launched from the strip landed in a public building in Sderot.
Smoke rises following what witnesses said was an IAF air strike in the east of Gaza City. – Photo: REUTERS
“The IDF will continue to act strongly against any terror force which targets Israel and its citizens, in order to keep the south safe,” the IDF said in a statement issued by the Spokesperson Unit. Continue Reading »
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Israel Police Report: After “Color Red” warning siren was activated in Southern Israel, an explosion was heard by the residents in the city of Sderot, of the rocket fired by Palestinian terrorist from Gaza, that caused damage to a building, but no injuries.
By Elad Benari, Canada
The “Red Alert” rocket siren was heard on Friday night in the Sderot and the Shaar Hanegev area of southern Israel.
Damage caused to building in Sderot by rocket. – Photo: POLICE SPOKESPERSON’S UNIT
A rocket fired by Gaza terrorists exploded a short time later in an empty kindergarten in the city of Sderot. Continue Reading »
“In response to the ongoing attacks against Israeli forces, IAF aircraft targeted 4 Hamas military posts in the southern Gaza Strip,” an army statement said of the retaliatory mission that left a Palestinian woman dead & 3 others wounded.
The Israeli air force conducted air strikes in the southern Gaza Strip for the second time on Thursday, in response to renewed shelling from the coastal enclave following the discovery a new tunnel reaching from the Hamas controlled territory into Israel.
Gaza: Airstrikes in southern area in response… by i24news-en
A 54-year-old Palestinian woman was killed in the strikes and another three people injured. Continue Reading »
This is the 4th time in the past 2 days that Palestinians in Gaza opened fire at IDF soldiers searching for Hamas terror-tunnels on Israel’s border.
By Yoav Zitun, Elior Levy, Matan Tzuri
IDF troops shelled Hamas military posts in the Gaza Strip for three times on Wednesday in response to mortar shell fire at forces operating near the border fence. There have been four incidents of fire opened on Israel8i troops on the frontier over the past two days. There were no Israeli soldiers hurt in any of the incidents.
On Monday morning, Palestinians fired a mortar shell at IDF soldiers doing engineering work near the border fence, leading the army to respond with tank fire at a Hamas observation point near a landfill in southern Gaza, not far from the Sufa Crossing. Continue Reading »