Tag Archive for Gaza Region

Watch: Israel Police laser system destroys Palestinian terror-balloons

With 32 successful interceptions yesterday, the new ‘Lahav Or’ system uses laser bursts to explode incendiary and/or explosive terror-balloons launched by Palestinian terrorists from Gaza.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


The IDF’s new ‘Lahav Or’ laser system located and intercepted 32 incendiary and explosive balloons which were launched from the Gaza Strip at Israel yesterday, including one interception which caused the balloon to explode in midair.

‘Lahav Or’ system uses lasers to intercept incendiary and explosive balloons – Screenshot: Israel Police Spokesperson Division

This is the first system of its kind in the world, developed under the leadership of the Israel Border Police and physicists from Optidefense, a firm which specializes in electro-optics and lasers. Continue Reading »

IDF jets strike Hamas compound following launching of explosive balloons on Israel

In retaliation to the continued release of explosive balloons from the Gaza terror enclave on Israeli civilian towns, IDF fighter aircraft once again strike at a Hamas military compound.

By Elad Benari


The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said on Tuesday evening that IDF fighter planes and aircraft attacked a number of terrorist targets in a military compound belonging to the Hamas terrorist organization in the northern Gaza Strip.

The attack was carried out in response to the explosive balloons that were sent from the Gaza Strip toward Israeli territory.

Bundle of balloons launched from Gaza before reportedly dropping an explosive charge near Kibbutz Nir Oz in Israel.

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Following 80 rockets & mortars fired on Israel, IDF strikes 65 targets in Gaza


• WATCH: Israel Air Force destroyed 65 targets operated by Hamas in Gaza.
• Iron Dome continues to intercept Palestinian fired rockets over the skies of southern Israel.

By Elad Benari


IAF fighter jets, attack helicopters, and aircraft struck 25 military targets belonging to the Hamas terror organization in Gaza overnight Tuesday, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said.

The target strikes included sheds of drones used for terror purposes, a rocket manufacturing workshop, advanced naval weaponry, military compounds, training facilities, and a munitions manufacturing site.

“This is an additional strike against military targets belonging to the Hamas terror organization, which is accountable for activity from the Gaza Strip, and therefore is responsible for the severe attacks that were carried out against Israeli civilians,” said the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit in a statement. Continue Reading »

Israel’s Communities on Gaza Border to Get New 5-Second Mortar Warning Alarm

Mortar Warning Alarms will be installed in 3-6 months giving Israeli residents near Gaza border a 5 second warning to take cover.

By i24news


Israel will install an alarm system to detect incoming mortar fire in southern border communities which border Gaza within the next three to six months reported Israel’s Channel 10 news on Sunday,

Israelis Gila (2nd left) and Doron (left) Tragerman mourn over the coffin of their son Daniel during his funeral in the Israeli village of Yevul located near the border with Gaza Strip on August 24, 2014 – Photo: Menahem Kahana (AFP)

The alarm, which will not be able to intercept incoming shells, will give residents a five second warning to find shelter. Continue Reading »

Day 3: Egypt Destroys 800 Gaza Homes for Buffer-Zone – World Remains Indifferent

Watch Video of Egyptian forces continuing after already destroying over 800 Gaza homes for its imposed security ‘buffer zone’, as Gaza’s Palestinian residents cry ‘Egyptian Nakba.’

By Ari Yashar


The Egyptian army continues expelling Arab residents and detonating buildings in its destruction of the Gazan side of the Egyptian border as the world is notably silent, even as Egypt reveals it will not refrain from taking action against Muslim clerics as well.

The Egyptian Waqf (Islamic trust) announced it will dismiss and expel Muslim clerics if smuggling tunnels are found below the mosques in which they serve, reports the Egyptian news agency Aswat Masriya. Continue Reading »

Egypt Army Enters Gaza, Destroys Homes Making Buffer-Zone & World is Silent

Hamas (AND the world) remains silent as tanks, helicopters and Egyptian soldiers force Gazans out of their homes before being blown up for Cairo imposed buffer zone, with no international criticism, condemnation, or protests.

By Ari Yashar


Arab residents of Gaza were rounded up by armed soldiers and forced to flee their homes, which were promptly exploded in impressive plumes of dust and sand – but the soldiers were Egyptian, and there has been no international criticism of the buffer zone Egypt is establishing by force on the Gaza side of the Sinai border.

In the buffer zone plan, Egypt is seizing and evacuating all homes and farmland up to 500 meters (over 1,640 feet) into Gaza, all along the 13 kilometer (over eight mile) border.  Continue Reading »

Mortar Shell Fired from Gaza Hits Southern Israel, No Casualties

Once again, terrorists from Hamas-controlled Gaza attack civilians by firing a mortar shell on the Eshkol Regional in southern Israel, Sunday night.

By Elad Benari


Terrorists from Hamas-controlled Gaza fired a mortar shell that hit the Eshkol Regional Council in southern Israel on Sunday night, causing no casualties or damage.

exploded shell - Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

exploded shell (archives) – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

“A mortar shell fired from Gaza exploded in an open area near the southern part of the Strip,” an IDF spokeswoman told AFP.

Last Wednesday, a projectile fired from Gaza hit southern Israel, also causing no injuries or damage, in the first attack from the Hamas-controlled territory since August 18. Continue Reading »

IAF Jets Bomb Terror Tunnel in Northern Gaza

After numerous rocket attacks on southern Israel, IAF aircraft hit & destroy terror tunnel in northern Gaza

By Elad Benari


IAF aircraft hit a terror tunnel in northern Gaza on Tuesday night, the IDF spokesman said in a statement.

According to the statement, a direct hit was identified and all Israeli aircraft returned safely to their bases.

The attack came in response to high trajectory fire into Israeli territory, said the statement. Earlier Tuesday night, terrorists fired three Kassam rockets at southern Israel. One rocket hit the city of Netivot, while the two others fell in open areas of the Negev. Continue Reading »