Tag Archive for IDF. Gaza

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 kill 16 Gazans – Palestinian autocrat Abbas: Israel to blame for deaths

IDF responds to attacks with snipers, tanks killing 16 Palestinians on Friday, for which PA autocrat blamed Israel “for the deaths of the martyrs in Gaza,” declares a day of mourning.

By Elad Benari, Canada


Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Friday evening blamed Israel for the deaths of Gazans who took part in the large-scale “March of the Return” towards the border with Israel.

“I express my pride in the sacrifice of the Palestinian people today. I place the responsibility  today on Israel,” Abbas declared in a televised address.

Hamas calls on Gazans to protest on Israel’s border – PLO/Twitter

“The occupation army attacked non-violent demonstrators who went out to mark Land Day and to emphasize that they adhere to their right to self-determination. Continue Reading »

Hordes of Gazans flock to Israel’s border fence demanding ‘Right of Return’

Although a Hamas organizer of the demonstration emphasized it will be “peaceful & nonviolent,” Israel considers the border area a ‘closed military zone’, so an IDF commander said live fire will be used, if the protesters threaten Israeli lives.



Masses of Palestinians are expected to come to the Gaza border on Friday and move into tents there for a planned six-week-long protest “to demand the right of return to the homes and villages that they were expelled from in 1948,” Ahmad Abu Ratima, an organizer of the protest, told The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday.

The beginning of the protest on Friday is scheduled to coincide with Land Day, which Palestinians annually commemorate the six Arab-Israelis who Israeli security forces killed during demonstrations in 1976 over government land confiscations in northern Israel. Continue Reading »

ICRC brokers deal allowing Gaza farmers to utilize land adjacent to Israeli border

Negotiated by the Red Cross, the IDF now allows Gazans to farm along the Israeli border for first time since 2006, when the land was deemed a ‘security corridor’ after Hamas began attacking Israelis and border patrols.



A group of Gazans were allowed to farm their land near the border with Israel for the first time since 2006 on Monday after a deal agreed with Israeli authorities.

The deal, brokered by the International Committee of the Red Cross, saw around a dozen farmers set foot on land they had not been able to access since Israel began imposing punitive measures on the Palestinian enclave more than a decade ago to isolate the strip’s leaders Hamas. Continue Reading »

IDF begins informing Gazans exactly who their Hamas leaders are on Facebook

In addition to Israel’s security monitoring on social media of what is happening in the Palestinian territories, IDF’s COGAT unit is using a Facebook page to publish embarrassing details about senior Hamas officials for all to know, in its psychological warfare against Hamas leadership in Gaza, targeting in particular, its new leader, Yahya Sinwar.

By Elior Lev


Facebook has served as a platform for digital warfare between Israel and Hamas for years, but that has recently taken an interesting turn.

@COGAT.ARABIC – FACEBOOK screenshot:IsraelandStuff

About two years ago, the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT), Major General Yoav Mordechai opened an Arabic-language Facebook page called al-Munnaseq (the coordinator), which serves as a method to bypass the Palestinian leadership and communicate directly with the Palestinian population. Continue Reading »

IDF tanks shells Hamas outpost in retaliation after two shooting incidents on Tuesday


An IDF tank retaliates and fires at a Hamas position in Gaza; no IDF forces injured after reporting shots fired at them along the border with Gaza.
– Gun fire was also reported on Tuesday by IDF forces along the Lebanese border near Metula in the Upper Galilee; no injuries or damage were reported.

By Ynet reporters


An IDF tank shelled a Hamas outpost in the center of the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in retaliation for two incidents of shooting at IDF forces earlier in the day.

No soldiers were injured and no damage was reported in the shooting, which took place towards soldiers along the border of the strip with Re’im, a nearby kibbutz. Continue Reading »

IDF soldiers fires on Gaza kite launched with camera attached


After IDF soldiers fire warning shots, Palestinian kite returns to Gaza side of the border.
• In a routine check, Border Police prevent a Palestinian headed to commit a terrorist attack on security forces.
• PM Netanyahu sends message to Israel’s enemies: Every “drizzle” of rocket fire onto Israel will be met with a deluge.

By Lilach Shoval, Shlomo Cesana, Efrat Forsher, and Israel Hayom Staff


Israeli soldiers on duty on the Israel-Gaza Strip border spotted something unusual in the sky on Saturday morning, and discovered a kite equipped with a camera coming toward them from the direction of Gaza. Continue Reading »

2nd Gaza Terror Attempt Foiled by IDF, In 2 Days

Another Palestinian terrorist wounded whilst placing explosive on Israel’s security fence with Gaza.

This incident comes just one day after previous clash left one Gaza terrorist dead.

By Ari Yashar



IDF forces foiled a terror attempt from Gaza on Saturday, shooting and wounding a 22 year old terrorist who was trying to place an explosive on the border.

According to the IDF: “this morning terrorists attempted to conceal an explosive device in order to attack IDF soldiers who operate in the proximity of the security fence in the southern Gaza Strip.”

Ashraf al-Qudra, a spokesmen for terrorist organization Hamas’s emergency services, told AFP the terrorist was shot east of the Gaza town of Khan Yunis and moderately injured. Continue Reading »

5 IDF Soldiers Wounded in Gaza; 4 Hamas Terrorists Killed

5 IDF soldiers wounded in an explosion as they worked along the Gaza border fence destroying a tunnel. 4 terrorists from Hamas were killed in the ensuing gun battle.

By Elad Benari, Tova Dvorin


Five IDF soldiers were wounded near the city of Khan Younis in southern Gaza on Thursday evening.

Gaza (archive) – Reuters

The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said in a statement that terrorists detonated an explosive device as IDF soldiers were working to blow up parts of the terror tunnel that was recently discovered by IDF soldiers, leading from Gaza into an Israeli kibbutz.

As the soldiers crossed the border fence, the device was detonated, wounding the five soldiers – one seriously, one moderately and three lightly. Continue Reading »

Firefight on Gaza border: 1 Terrorist killed, 1 terrorist injured


According to Palestinian sources from Gaza, mortars fired from Strip on IDF forces. Hamas terrorist killed & another injured from IDF tank fire.

By Elior Levy

Palestinian sources reported Thursday evening that mortars were fired from Gaza in response to the limited entry of IDF forces into the Hamas-ruled coastal enclave, near the security fence. According to the sources, an IDF anti-tank shell was fired toward an are located east of the city of Khan Younis in north Gaza.

IDF tank unit watches border.- Photo courtesy IDF Spokesperson’s Office

The Palestinians further reported that during exchanges of fire between terrorists and IDF forces near the city of Abasan in south Gaza, a Palestinian terrorist was killed and another was wounded, apparently from IDF tank fire. Continue Reading »

Three killed in Kiryat Malachi as Gaza Rocket Hits Building

As Gaza Terrorists fire 132 rockets into Southern Israel in 24 hours since IDF launches operation to root out terror, the IAF hits over 100 terror targets in Strip

Palestinians report 13 killed



Gaza terrorists continued to fire rockets into southern Israel on Thursday morning killing three people and injuring two others in Kiryat Malachi. In total, some 132 rockets have been fired from Gaza into the South in the 24 hours after the IDF launched a campaign Wednesday to root out the terror infrastructure in the coastal territory, beginning with the targeted killing of Ahmed Jabari, the chief of Hamas’s military wing. Continue Reading »

IDF Hits Gaza Sniper Squad

Terrorist snipers fired at Israelis along the Gaza border over the past few days. UAV fires, hits them.

By Gil Ronen


An IAF Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) fired at a squad of terrorist snipers in northern Gaza Monday. The squad was one of the terror cells that have been firing at Israelis in the past few days. On Sunday, the snipers fired at a farmer and later at an IDF force.

The IDF identified hits on target.

Voice of Israel radio cited Arab sources that said that a missile fired by the IAF hit Islamic Jihad terrorists on motorcycles near Beit Hanoun. Continue Reading »