Tag Archive for Qassam rockets

Hamas Rocket Engineer Receives 21 Years By Israeli Court

Engineer Dirar Abu Sisi, who headed Hamas’ ‘terrorist military academy’ in Gaza, extended the range of Qassam rockets to kill even more innocent Jewish civilians in Israel.

By Ari Soffer


An Israeli court sentenced a Palestinian engineer from Gaza to 21 years in jail Tuesday for helping the Islamist terrorist movement Hamas to improve the range of rockets used against the Jewish state.

Dirar Abu Sisi went missing in Ukraine in February 2011, and Israel said a month later that he was in its custody and would be put on trial. He was apparently arrested in an operation by Israeli secret service agents.
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Rockets fired on Eilat from the Sinai

 Security  Alert – – Rockets Fired on Eilat

Last strike on Eilat occurred in August, when Iron Dome intercepted rockets.


Two rockets were fired at the southern Israeli city of Eilat on Monday evening, apparently from the Sinai Peninsula.

Rocket fired on Eilat in April 2013.

Rocket fired on Eilat in April 2013. – Photo: Israel Police

Police forces began combing the city shortly after the blasts were heard, at around 7 P.M., and located one of the projectiles in an open area near the entrance to the city.

An Iron Dome anti-missile battery intercepted a rocket targeting Eilat in August, marking the first time the Iron Dome system a rocket has been shot down over the southern resort city. Continue Reading »

Hamas Fired 2 Rockets Into Israel from Gaza on Saterday

In recent weeks, Hamas has threatened genocide against Israel and claimed their missiles are now capable of reaching Tel Aviv.

By Tova Dvorin


Two Kassam rockets were fired into Israel Saturday from Gaza, Channel 10 reports. The rockets landed in an uninhabited areas; no injuries were reported.

Once Again

The news follows various reports that Hamas has been stepping up its preparations for another clash with Israel during the relative calm. In recent weeks, Hamas has threatened genocide against Israel; claimed that they have missiles capable of reaching Tel Aviv; and built numerous terror tunnels into Israel, in the hopes of kidnapping soldiers and attacking Israeli civilians. Continue Reading »

Gaza Rocket Shot as Southern Israel on Eve of Sukkot


Qassam rocket fired at Israel by Palestinians, was found in Hof Ashkelon farm land, by the IDF.

Rocket ‘ruins the holiday, but we’ll keep sitting in the Sukkah – if there is need we’ll run to the shelter’ says area resident.

By Matan Tzuri

IDF forces have found the remnants of a Qassam rocket which exploded in an agricultural field in the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council Wednesday night. No injuries or damage was reported.

Qassam rocket (archive) – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

At around 1 am, a Color Red siren was reportedly heard in the area, but no blast was immediately reported. Continue Reading »

Terrorists Fire Another Qassam Rocket at Israel

Just like Saturday night, another rocket fired by terrorists from Hamas-controlled Gaza explodes in Southern Israel. No physical injuries or damage.

By Elad Benari


Terrorists from Hamas-controlled Gaza fired a Qassam rocket at southern Israel on Sunday night.

Qassam rocket (archive) – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

The “Red Alert” siren was heard in the communities surrounding Gaza around 2:15 a.m. The rocket exploded in an open area of the Eshkol Regional Council, causing no physical injuries or damages.

The attack is the latest in a recent escalation in Gaza rocket attacks, which came after several months of quiet after the IDF’s Operation Pillar of Defense in November. Continue Reading »

No one hurt as 2 Gaza rockets explode in Israel Again

As children make their way to schools & kindergarten after Passover holiday, 2 Qassams fired from Gaza explode in western Negev.

Defense Minister Ya’alon says Hamas is responsible.

Residents: ‘We knew the calm wouldn’t last.’

By Neri Brenner


Palestinian terrorists in Gaza fired two Qassam rockets toward the western Negev Wednesday morning, as Israeli children in Sderot and Sha’ar Hanegev were making their way to schools and kindergartens after the Passover holiday. No injuries or damage were reported.

"מציאות נפיצה". שרידי אחת הרקטות, הבוקר (צילום: רועי עידן)

Rocket in Sderot, Wednesday – Photo: Roee Idan

Sderot residents reported hearing explosions shortly after the Color Red siren sounded in the city at 7:33 am. Continue Reading »

Third Gaza Rocket Attack Strikes Sderot

A third rocket attack launched at southern Israel from Gaza Monday evening exploded in the town of Sderot at about 10:00 p.m.

By Chana Ya’ar



A third rocket attack launched at southern Israel from Gaza Monday evening exploded in the town of Sderot. The short-range Qassam rocket landed in an open area of the town, about 15 seconds after the Color Red incoming missile alert system was activated.

No one was physically injured, although a number of residents who suffer from PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) had trauma symptoms re-triggered by the attack. No property damage was reported, authorities said. Continue Reading »

Rocket Attack Strikes Near Sderot

Gaza terrorists launched a short-range Qassam rocket attack on Sderot Monday night. The rocket landed in an open area

Palestinian Authority Arab terrorists in Gaza aimed at southern Israel Monday night, launching a rocket attack at the town of Sderot.

The short-range Qassam missile landed in an area about a kilometer away from Israel’s security fence along the Gaza border.

The explosion occurred in an open area, and no property damage was reported by the authorities. No one was physically injured.

Residents received a 15-second warning of the impending attack due to the Color Red incoming rocket alert system.

However, residents living in areas targeted by rocket attacks are frequently traumatized. Continue Reading »