Tag Archive for Israel retaliates

Iranians among 10 killed by IDF nighttime airstrikes in Syria

In a rare diplomatic move, Jerusalem allows release of film acknowledging IDF attack in Syria with message that Israel will not tolerate Iranian attacks on Israel’s sovereignty or Iranian military entrenchment in Syria.

By Ynet


In a rare move, the Israeli military released footage from the IDF attack on eight Syrian and Iranian military targets in southern Syria, which took place overnight.

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IDF retaliates, shells multiple Hamas posts in Gaza

In retaliation for rocket fire on southern Israel from Palestinian terror enclave, the IDF attacked Hamas military posts and infrastructure.

By Elad Benari, Canada


IDF aircraft and tanks on Friday evening struck military posts and infrastructure used for underground activity by the Hamas terrorist organization in northern Gaza, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said.

The statement added the attacks were carried out in retaliation for the rocket fire from the Gaza Strip toward Israeli territory earlier in the evening.

Shortly after 9:00 p.m. on Friday evening, color Red sirens were sounded in Sderot, the Gaza envelope and the Shaar Hanegev region. Continue Reading »

IDF tanks, jets target Hamas surveillance posts after IED balloon launches

Following further terror-balloons released with improvised explosive devices attached to explode in southern Israel, the IDF targeted Hamas surveillance positions.

By i24NEWS


IDF tanks and jets struck a number of Hamas surveillance assets in Gaza Strip, the Army’s spokesperson said Thursday.

The strikes were launched in retaliation for incendiary balloon launches from the restive Palestinian enclaves.

Earlier in the day, red alert sirens went off in a Gaza border community in Israel’s south, with the IDF saying that the alert had not been triggered by incoming projectiles. Continue Reading »

Iranian targets in Syria struck in overnight retaliatory operation

IDF reports ‘dozens’ of Iranian militia targets in Syria were struck in an overnight IDF operation by Israeli warplanes over Damascus, in retaliation for multiple rockets fired by Iranian proxies a day earlier.

By i24NEWS – AFP


The Israeli military said that it had successfully struck over a “dozen” targets in Syria overnight Wednesday in retaliation for Iranian proxy fire a day earlier.

Syria state media reported that at least two were killed in the Israeli attack.

The strikes on Israeli territory early Tuesday morning, which was blamed on Iranian military forces, were reportedly intercepted by the Iron Dome missile defense system. Continue Reading »

Palestinian killed by IDF response to Friday night’s rocket barrage from Gaza

In crazy Hamas ‘logic’ the Palestinian terror group threatens to respond to “Israeli aggression” following the IDF’s retaliatory response to the barrage of rockets fired Friday night by Gaza militants at Israeli civilian communities in southern Israel.

By Ynet, Reuters


Israeli military carried out a wave of pre-dawn air strikes in Gaza in response to a barrage of rockets fired by Palestinian militants at Israeli communities bordering the Hamas-controlled enclave, IDF officials said.

Gaza health officials said the strikes left one Palestinian dead and three others wounded.

The officials in the Strip said the 27-year-old was killed during an air strike on a militant training camp and that he had died in hospital. Continue Reading »

IAF attacks 100 Gaza targets over mistaken attack on Tel Aviv

Blaming the Thursday evening rocket attack entirely on Hamas, even after assessing that the launching of two Fajr-5 rockets at Israel’s center was a mistake, Israeli aircraft attacked over 100 targets in Gaza overnight, with no casualties reported by the Hamas government.

By the AP


The IDF asses that the launching of two missiles at Israel’s center Thursday evening was a mistake.

The two missiles were launched from a Hamas installation at 21:07, while the Egyptian negotiating team was in the Gaza Strip discussing Hamas’ arrangement with Israel and Egypt.

One missile fell in an uninhabited area, while the other appears to have exploded mid air. Continue Reading »

After Gaza launched rockets at Tel Aviv, IDF retaliates against terror bases

BREAKING: IAF jets retaliate, attacking targets in Gaza, beginning on Khan Yunis in response to Palestinians firing two Fajr-5 rockets toward central Israel cities.

By Elad Benari


The IDF began attacking targets in Gaza on Thursday night in response to the rocket fire on central Israel earlier in the evening.

The Palestinian Arabs reported that the attack took place in Khan Yunis.

Shortly after the start of the IDF attack in Gaza, sirens were sounded in the Eshkol Regional Council. The IDF confirmed a launch was identified but the rocket missed its target and exploded inside Gaza.

Prime Minister/Defense Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is holding security consultations with heads of the security establishment at the Kirya in Tel Aviv Thursday night.

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IDF jets hit 4 Hamas bases after mortar explodes in southern Israel

After a projectile exploded in open territory in Israel’s Eshkol Regional Council on Saturday night, IAF fighter jets and attack helicopters hit Hamas naval facilities near Sudaniya & Khan Yunis, and two terror facilities in Zeytoun and Gaza City.



Qatari Ambassador to Gaza Mohammed al-Emadi is expected to arrive in Gaza on Sunday, as diplomatic efforts to tamp down tension in the region continue.

Since November, Qatar has transferred – with Israel’s approval – three tranches of some $15 million a month to pay salaries and stipends to poor families.

Qatar begins sending to Hamas each month, three suitcases stuffed with 15 million dollars in cash as payment to pay salaries and stipends to poor families.

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Iron Dome shoots down two rockets, IDF tank responds firing on Gaza

The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit reports Iron Dome shoots down two rockets launched from Gaza after three months of ‘relative calm’.

By Tal Polon


A rocket was fired Wednesday evening at the Gaza envelope communities and was intercepted by the Iron Dome system, without causing damage.

This was the first time that a rocket had been fired at the area after three months of relative calm.

Successful interception by Iron Dome’. – Photo by IDF Spokesperson’s Unit

The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit updated that sirens sounded in the Eshkol Regional Council after a projectile was launched from the Gaza Strip at Israeli territory. Continue Reading »

IDF destroy Hamas military base after Gaza ‘balloon bomb’ explodes in Israel

The air attack by the Israel Air Force was carried out in response to the attack on an Israeli home not far from the Gaza border, by a ‘balloon bomb’ that exploded in the air, luckily, only damaging the home.

By Elad Benari


IAF airplanes and helicopters attacked a number of terrorist targets in a military compound belonging to the Hamas terrorist organization in the central Gaza Strip on Wednesday evening, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said.

Israeli airstrikes targeting Hamas outposts in Gaza on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. – Photo: Ezzedeen Al-Qassam Brigades

The attack was carried out in response to the attack on a home in a community in the Gaza envelope by a balloon bomb that exploded in the air. Continue Reading »

IDF shells Hamas position after Gaza rockets fired at Israel

Officials from the Eshkol Regional Council, where residents reported hearing an explosion nearby, said the projectile fired from Gaza landed in an open field causing no injuries or damages.

By i24NEWS


Israeli forces on Wednesday night targeted Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip in response to a rocket fired from the enclave that landed in an open area in Israel’s south.

“A short while ago, one launch was identified from the Gaza Strip at Israeli territory. In response, an IDF tank targeted a Hamas military post in the southern Gaza Strip,” Israel’s Defense Forces (IDF) said in a statement.

IDF Merkava tank on border with Gaza – Facebook IDF Page

Officials from the Eshkol Regional Council, where residents reported hearing an explosion nearby, said the projectile landed outside of residential areas and caused no injuries or damages.

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3 terrorists killed after Hamas sniper shoots IDF soldier under cover of children

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.

Hamas outpost attacked by IDF tanks.

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BREAKING: 10 Hamas terrorist dead, at least 120 Palestinians reported wounded


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 »

Hamas officer dead, 3 injured by IDF strike on launchers of incendiary balloons

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.



An IDF aircraft on Thursday struck a Hamas terror cell in the southern Gaza Strip that was responsible for launching incendiary kites and balloons into Israel, the IDF spokesperson confirmed.

Palestinian reports stated that an aircraft attacked balloon perpetrators east of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. Continue Reading »

After heavy losses Hamas & Islamic Jihad declare ceasefire reached with Israel

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 »