Tag Archive for Gaza Terror Attacks

Arrested Hamas militant gives details about Gaza’s tunnel network to Israel

Israel’s Shin Bet arrest Hamas operative who confessed to his involvement in terror tunnel planning, attacks, and much more from Gaza.

By i24news


The IDF revealed Tuesday that Israeli security forces had arrested a militant of the Hamas terror organization who was actively involved in plotting tunnel attacks from the Gaza Strip.

Hamas fighters inside a tunnel – Al Qassam Brigade file photo

Rafah resident Ibrahim A’adel Shahada Shaer, 21, was arrested in early July as part of a joint Shin Bet [Israel Security Agency] and Israeli police operation, the IDF spokesperson said in a statement.

Shaer gave interrogators a plethora of detailed information regarding Hamas’ terror activities in Rafah, including how Hamas planned attacks during conflict and its intentions to use terror tunnels to carry out attacks against Israel civilians. Continue Reading »

5 IDF Soldiers Killed When Terrorists Attempted to Infiltrate into Israel

5 Israeli soldiers were killed when Hamas terrorists breached the border via a Gaza terror-tunnel on Monday. The deaths of the 5 soldiers brings the total killed Monday at 10.

A 6th soldier prevented the abduction of one of the bodies.

By Elad Benari, Gil Ronen


Five soldiers were killed when Hamas terrorists breached the border from Gaza near Kibbutz Nahal Oz on Monday, it has been cleared for publication.

A sixth soldier prevented the abduction of a body of one of the soldiers who was killed. He reportedly opened fire on the terrorists from the guard position he was in, when he saw them trying to drag a body toward the tunnel they emerged from. Continue Reading »

Dramatic Footage Shows Gunfight as Another Terrorist Infiltration Foiled

View clip of an infiltration by Gaza terrorists, who were killed by IDF forces in the Gaza Belt region.

By Gil Ronen


Residents of the Shaar Hanegev, Sdot Negev and Eshkol regions near Gaza were told to stay in their homes Monday morning because of a terrorist infiltration.


Paratroopers – IDF Spokesman

According to initial reports, about ten terrorists entered Israeli territory and split up into two teams. One headed toward Erez and the second toward Nir Am. An IAF drone eliminated the squad that went toward Erez and a ground force eliminated the squad that turned toward Nir Am after a pitched battle. Continue Reading »

Watch: Israel Air Force Eliminates Another Islamist Rocket Squad

The IAF precision airstrike hits a Palestinian terrorist squad in Gaza as they prepare to launch a missile at Israeli civilians.

By Arutz Sheva staff


The IAF released footage showing a missile fired by an Israeli aircraft wiping out a squad of Gaza islamist terrorists as it was about to launch a rocket at Israeli civilians.


A moment before the IDF airstrike – Photo: Screenshot

The strike took place Thursday morning.

IDF sources described the airstrike, noting that it had “intercepted terrorists during their final preparations to launch rockets towards Israel”.

From the Gaza side, Hamas-run health ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra told AFP that “two Palestinians were hit and injured by an Israeli drone while they were riding on a motorbike east of Khan Yunis.” Continue Reading »

IAF airstrikes hit 6 targets in retaliation for Gaza Palestinian sniper killing Israeli Bedouin


Palestinians report 3 yr-old girl killed by flying shrapnel.

Security source: We wish to contain this, but Israel is prepared for Hamas escalation.



All eyes were on the Palestinian terrorist factions, to see how they would respond on Tuesday evening, after the IDF launched a large-scale retaliation in Gaza, to an unprovoked Palestinian cross-border sniper attack that killed a young Defense Ministry employee.

Israel Air Force F15I. Its Hebrew nickname is 'Ra'am' ('Thunder'). - Photo courtesy: IDF Spokesperson Unit

Israel Air Force F15I. Its Hebrew nickname is ‘Ra’am’ (‘Thunder’). – Photo courtesy: IDF Spokesperson Unit


The attack marked Israel’s first casualty from Gazan terrorism since the end of Operation Pillar of Defense in 2012.

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Gaza Terrorists Fire Shells into Southern Israel

Luckily, no physical injuries or damages as Hamas allows Mortar shell to be fired by Gaza terrorists  into Eshkol Regional Council. 

By Elad Benari, Canada


Terrorists from Hamas-controlled Gaza fired a mortar shell at southern Israel on Friday evening.

Once AgainThe mortar exploded in an open area in the Eshkol Regional Council. There were no physical injuries or damages.

Local residents said that the “Red Alert” siren which usually warns them about rocket attacks did not sound.

Several days ago, the “Red Alert” siren was heard in the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council and in communities in the Gaza belt. Continue Reading »

Gaza Fires 2 Mortar Shells That Hit Southern Israel

Terror Attacks from Gaza militants continue as 2 mortar shells hit Eshkol region in southern Israel.

By Maayana Miskin


Gaza terrorists fired two mortar shells at the southern Negev early on Sunday afternoon. The shells exploded in the Eshkol region, but did not cause injury.

Once AgainThe military has advised agricultural workers in the area to seek shelter.

Last week terrorists from Hamas-controlled Gaza fired a mortar shell that hit the Eshkol region. Less than a week earlier, a projectile fired from Gaza hit southern Israel.

Recently, Hamas’ “military wing” has admitted to being behind an attempted attack involving a “terror tunnel” leading from Gaza to an Israeli kibbutz. Continue Reading »

Kibbutznicks plant trees to protect against Gaza snipers

Kibbutz members & KKL plant trees as a screen against terrorist snipers, shooting at Israelis living close to the Gaza border.




Trees are often used as a screen to block out undesirable views, but in Israel they’re about to be planted as a screen against rocket attacks on Israelis living close to the border with the Gaza Strip.

Tree plantingThe IDF first used trees as a line of defense as the modern state of Israel was being established, but say they can be just as effective today.

On an Israeli kibbutz, members planted Eucalyptus saplings along the road leading to Nahal Oz.

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Ceasefire Broken: Southern Israel Under Fire by Gaza Terrorists

Gaza-based terrorists opened fire on the Shaar Hanegev region in southern Israel. It’s the 2nd time in less than a week that Gaza terrorists have violated the Egyptian-brokered ceasefire agreement with Israel that was reached at the end of Operation Pillar of Defense.

By Elad Benari, Canada


For the first since the end of the IDF’s Pillar of Defense counterterrorism operation, Gaza-based terrorists opened fire on Friday afternoon towards the Shaar Hanegev region in southern Israel.

'Guardium' unmanned ground vehicle patrols Gaza borderNo one was hurt but a military vehicle belonging to a commander of the IDF’s Gaza Division sustained damage.

While Friday’s incident was the first time since November that shots were fired from Gaza towards Israel, it marks the second time in less than a week that Gaza terrorists have violated the Egyptian-brokered ceasefire agreement with Israel that was reached at the end of Operation Pillar of Defense. Continue Reading »

Have Israel’s Hands Been Tied by the Palestinians?

Egypt is far from being the only country to support the militant group. It is no longer a secret that Hamas is also backed by Iran and the Gulf states (particularly Qatar).

By Elizabeth Blade


On Sunday, several foreign and Israeli news outlets reported that the radical Gaza-based group Hamas was preparing to take over the West Bank, determined to oust the current Western-backed Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas.

According to reports, the Islamists were emboldened by their recent war with Israel and the alleged victory that followed.

Militants claimed that Israel failed to cripple their ability (and will) to launch attacks against civilian targets, with some going as far as to suggest that Hamas left the battleground if not victorious, then at least stronger diplomatically. Continue Reading »

Hamas: Israel “has opened the gates of hell”

Shin Bet confirmed it had carried out the attack, saying it had killed Jabari because of his ‘decade-long terrorist activity’

By , and agencies


Jabari, who is the most senior Hamas official to be killed since an Israeli invasion of Gaza four years ago, was killed in an air strike on a vehicle, in a dramatic resumption of Israel’s policy of assassinating Palestinian militant leaders.

Ahmed Jabari (l)& Gilad Shalit (c)

Jabari has long topped Israel’s most-wanted list, the Associated Press reported, and was blamed for in a string of attacks, including the kidnapping of Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit in 2006.

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After Gaza Terrorists Hit IDF Jeep with Anti-Tank Missile, Israel Responded

Residents of Eshkol regional authority have been instructed to remain 15 seconds’ run from  shelter after Israel’s response to Terror Strike

By Gil Ronen


Arabs in Gaza say terrorists have hit an IDF jeep with an anti-tank missile.

The jeep reportedly caught fire. It had been driving along the border between Gaza and Israel, opposite the Zeitoun neighborhood in central Gaza, east of Gaza City.

Voice of Israel public radio said the jeep belonged to the Givati Brigade.

According to an Arab report, the IDF responded with heavy tank fire at the eastern part of Gaza and at an area east of Khan Younis. Continue Reading »

US Federal Judge dismisses Hamas financing lawsuit

Former American aide to Dichter sues Arab Bank for providing financial support to the organization after being wounded by Hamas sniper



NEW YORK – A federal judge on Tuesday threw out a lawsuit brought by a US man wounded in the Middle East who sought to hold Arab Bank liable for providing material support to the Palestinian group Hamas.

Hamas members take part in a rally - Photo: REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Hamas members take part in a rally – Photo: REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

US District Judge Jack Weinstein in Brooklyn, New York, held that Mati Gill could not prove Arab Bank was responsible for injuries he sustained in 2008 from gunshots fired from Gaza into Israel.

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Possible Infiltration from Gaza Border as Dozens of Rocket fired into Israel

20 Egyptian soldiers killed by local extremists who then reportedly tried to infiltrate into Israel. Dozens of rockets fired at Sderot area.

By Gil Ronen


IDF forces exchanged fire with terrorists who fired mortar shells at Israel Sunday evening near Kerem Shalom, on the border with Gaza.

There was reportedly also an infiltration into Israel by an enemy vehicle during the exchanges of fire. The IDF reportedly hit the vehicle from the air and the terrorists in it were killed.

Initial reports from Gaza said that members of an extremist Islamic group attacked two Egyptian army posts in the Egyptian part of Rafiah with anti-tank rockets and gunfire, killing 15 Egyptian officers and soldiers. Continue Reading »

IAF Strikes Terror Cell in Northern Gaza

IAF aircraft attack a terrorist cell in Gaza as it prepares to launch rockets at southern Israel.

By Elad Benari


IAF aircraft attacked a terrorist cell in northern Gaza on Monday morning, as it was preparing to launch rockets at southern Israel.

The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said in a statement that the aircraft scored a direct hit.

“The IDF will not tolerate any attempt to harm Israeli citizens and IDF soldiers and will continue to act decisively and strongly against anyone who uses terror against Israel,” said the IDF statement.

Despite an Egyptian-brokered “ceasefire” recently announced by Hamas, terrorists from Gaza have continued to sproadically fire rockets at southern Israel. Continue Reading »