In two separate retaliatory strikes Thursday, the IAF hit the terrorist enclave where mortar shells were fired at IDF soldiers engaged in operational activity near the security fence and also struck a Hamas terror cell that was responsible for launching incendiary kites & balloons into Israel.
– WATCH IDF Video
After Palestinian terrorists in Gaza fired over 200 rockets at Israeli civilian targets, and an IDF retaliation on dozens of militant targets inside the terrorist enclave, Hamas reported how a ceasefire was reached with Israel. – Israeli defense official: ‘Only facts on the ground will dictate our response.’
– WATCH IDF video of destruction of Hamas Battalion HQ in Beit Lahia, Gaza.
By Ynet reporters
Hamas and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad said Saturday night that a ceasefire has been reached with Israel amid the recent escalation of violence that saw over 200 rockets fired from Gaza to Israel and IDF attacks on dozens of targets in the strip. Continue Reading »
WATCH: After Patriot ground-to-air missile brings down Iranian made drone that Syria flew over Israeli territory, the IDF retaliates, striking & destroying 3 regime military posts in Syria.
By Elad Benar
The IDF targeted three military posts in Syria overnight Wednesday, in response to the infiltration of the Syrian UAV that was intercepted by the IDF earlier in the day.
Israeli missile destroys Syrian border post – Screenshots: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit
“The IDF will continue to operate determinedly and decisively against any attempt to breach Israeli sovereignty and will act against any attempt to hurt its civilians,” said the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit in a statement. Continue Reading »
Syria’s state-controlled SANA news agency reported that Israeli jets once again hit the T-4 military airbase in Syria, where Iranian forces are known to be stationed, despite Syria’s use of S-200 missile batteries to hinder their mission.
By David Rosenberg
A Syrian airbase used by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard was targeted in a series of airstrikes Sunday night, Arab media outlets have claimed.
According to a report by Syria’s state-controlled SANA news agency, the T-4 airbase in Syria was attacked by fighter planes which approached from the south.
F15 I,’Ra’am’ (‘Thunder’) A multi-purpose long-range fighter jet, mainly used for attack and interception strikes.
According to a Syrian rebel report, Israeli jets entered the Deraa district, which recently displaced tens of thousands of civilians due to the regime’s bombardments, and fired rockets at ammunition warehouses belonging to pro-Assad militias, resulting in massive explosions heard throughout the district.
By YASSER OKBI/MAARIV, REUTERS
Large explosions were heard in the Deraa district of south Syria on Tuesday in an area in which ammunition warehouses belonging to the Assad regime and pro-Assad militias are located, reported the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Daraa is located in Southwest Syria, bordering both Israel’s part of the Golan Heights and Jordan – Photo: Karte-NordNordWest, Lizenz-Creative Commons, IsraelandStuff
According to Syrian opposition media reports, the explosions were the result of an IDF air strike. Continue Reading »
IAF jets destroy vehicle belonging to a Hamas commander of a cell launching explosive and incendiary balloons at Israel from central Gaza. – 13 rockets launched from Gaza at Israeli communities shortly afterwards, 3 intercepted by the Iron Dome system, remainder deemed non-threatening. – Hamas initiates new response to IDF retaliatory strikes: ‘A bombing will be met with a bombing.’
By Elior Levy, Yoav Zitun, Matan Tzuri
The IDF bombed a vehicle belonging to one of the commanders of Hamas’ military wing in the Neuseirat refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip on Tuesday night. Shortly afterwards, 13 rockets were fired at Gaza border communities. 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 »
With mainstream media initially assuming the U.S. was responsible for the latest lethal airstrike in Syria, an American official is reported to have told CNN that Israeli jets must have “overcome significant logistical hurdles” to strike near the Iraqi border, far from Israel’s usual targets near Homs or Damascus.
By Erez Linn, Ariel Kahana, Daniel Siryoti, News Agencies and Israel Hayom Staff
Israel, not the U.S.-led coalition, was behind a series of airstrikes in northeastern Syria near the Iraqi border on Sunday night, an American official told CNN on Monday.
WATCH: IDF jets strike two Hamas military bases and a weapons production factory in Gaza in response to the continued incendiary kites and bobby-trapped balloons being launched from the Palestinian terror enclave at Israel. – 3 home-made rockets fired at Israel during early morning hours, one likely fell inside Gaza.
By Yoav Zitun, Liad Osmo
Israel Air Force jets attacked nine Hamas targets in the northern Gaza Strip early Monday, in what were the most significant strikes in the fight against the incendiary kites and balloons terrorism.
The strikes hit two military bases in Jabalia, Al-Shati and a weapons production facility in Gaza City. Continue Reading »
In taking first aggressive action to stop Hamas from launching incendiary kites or helium balloons with attached explosive device, IAF jets destroyed car transporting kites, as ‘warning’ to more serious future responses.
The Israel Air Force targeted two cells launching incendiary balloons in the Southern Gaza Strip on Sunday just hours after it struck the vehicle of one of the leaders responsible for sending incendiary kites and balloons from the northern Gaza Strip, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said in a statement on Sunday.
“In recent days, the IDF warned and carried out several attacks near the cells responsible for the arson and destruction of lands in Israel. Continue Reading »
The Gaza tunnel whose entry is inside a Hamas military post 3 km from Israel’s border and exits 2-3 meters underwater, would have permitted Hamas’s elite Nukhba naval commandos begin their operation and continue on their way to Israel undetected.
By Yoav Zitun
Israeli Air Force fighter jets bombed a terror tunnel in northern Gaza in the early hours of last Sunday meant to be used by Hamas’s elite Nukhba naval commandos to secretly go underwater, it was cleared for publication on Sunday.
Earlier Saturday night, IAF fighter jets hit 10 terrorists’ sites in 3 Hamas compounds, including 2 munition manufacturing facilities and storage sites. Second wave went after Hamas’ ‘naval force’ in the northern part of the terrorist enclave.
IAF fighter jets on Sunday morning targeted five terror targets at a military compound belonging to the Hamas terror organization’s naval force in the northern Gaza Strip, said the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit.
“This was an additional IDF strike carried out last night targeting terror sites belonging to the Hamas terror organization, which is responsible for all events that transpire and emanate from the Gaza Strip – most notably the severe attacks it conducts against Israel and its civilians,” it said. Continue Reading »
Among the 60 some targets hit by Israel’s Air Force, the IDF video shows stockpiles of weapons and ammunitions, destroyed, as well as a naval base housing a small fleet of unmanned submarines. The reprisal led Hamas to end all rocket attacks on Israel.
By Israel Today Staff
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) this week published a list of some of the 60+ terrorist targets it hit in the Gaza Strip following rocket fire against communities in southern Israel.
The IDF had apparently collected a rather long list of locations where Hamas and its allied terror groups were stockpiling weapons and ammunitions, and destroyed nearly all of them. Continue Reading »
Amid retaliatory air strikes by IAF jets over Gaza, Israel’s Iron Dome neutralizes largest volley of rocket fire from Hamas and the Islamic Jihad since the 2014 Gaza war.
Israeli jets pounded Hamas and Islamic Jihad targets in the central Gaza Strip on Tuesday afternoon after militants fired round after round of rockets at southern Israeli communities in what appears to be the largest single projectile barrage from the Palestinian enclave since the Gaza 2014 war.
F-16 Python – Photo: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit
Israel’s military announced it was “operating in the Gaza Strip” in response to an early morning salvo of nearly 30 rockets fired into Israel in three separate missile attacks. 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 »
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