According to an IDF report, the Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted 2 of 8 rockets fired, with 2 successfully falling in Israel’s southern city of Sderot. – One Israeli injured, with substantial damage to property.
IDF confirmed striking targets in Gaza on Wednesday in response to two rockets from Gaza which fell in the southern Israeli city of Sderot, lightly injuring two people according to medics at the scene.
Israel’s PM and Defense Minister have accepted to initiate the IDF’s and the National Emergency Management Authority’s recommendation to evacuate Kiryat Shmona and/or Sderot residents, as well as nearby border town residents to protect them from rocket fire and the possibility of terrorist infiltration.
By Alex Fishman
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman have decided to completely evacuate Kiryat Shmona or Sderot in the case of a military conflict against Hezbollah in the north or Hamas in the south.
According to the evacuation plan, only residents whose job is vital for the continued operations of the city—such as municipality workers, police and rescue forces among others—would remain. Continue Reading »
Two civilians were treated for shock, and property damage reported in the Sderot residential neighborhood, where an ISIS-affiliated terror group from Hamas’ controlled Gaza claimed responsibility for the morning terror-attack.
By Ido Ben Porat
A rocket fired from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip exploded in the western Negev town of Sderot Wednesday morning.
No physical injuries have been reported, but there was damage to a residential neighborhood and a number of people are being treated for shock. The rocket is said to have exploded in between two homes at around 10:20 a.m.
At 10:19 a.m. warning sirens were activated in the western Negev near the Gaza Strip. Continue Reading »
Israel Air Force destroys Hamas targets that served as terror infrastructure in central & northern Gaza in retaliation after rocket fired at southern Israeli town.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The IAF struck four targets in the Gaza strip early Saturday, following a Friday night incident in which a rocket launched from the strip landed in a public building in Sderot.
Smoke rises following what witnesses said was an IAF air strike in the east of Gaza City. – Photo: REUTERS
“The IDF will continue to act strongly against any terror force which targets Israel and its citizens, in order to keep the south safe,” the IDF said in a statement issued by the Spokesperson Unit. Continue Reading »
Israel Police Report: After “Color Red” warning siren was activated in Southern Israel, an explosion was heard by the residents in the city of Sderot, of the rocket fired by Palestinian terrorist from Gaza, that caused damage to a building, but no injuries.
By Elad Benari, Canada
The “Red Alert” rocket siren was heard on Friday night in the Sderot and the Shaar Hanegev area of southern Israel.
Damage caused to building in Sderot by rocket. – Photo: POLICE SPOKESPERSON’S UNIT
A rocket fired by Gaza terrorists exploded a short time later in an empty kindergarten in the city of Sderot. Continue Reading »
Michael Copeland, a member of the Northern Ireland Assembly, recalls a recent protest near his office in Belfast during Operation Protective Edge. “There was civil disorder, with people waving Palestinian and Israeli flags.” He also recalls how Israeli goods were removed from stores, one of many vignettes of how the conflict played itself out in Europe. “The world’s press does not do Israel great justice,” Copeland notes.
A FLAG comprising of various elements including the Ulster Banner and the Star of David.
Developed by Joint Distribution Committee in 2008 for a Sderot kindergarten teacher, who wanted to do something to help the children in her class deal with air raid sirens and the ongoing rocket attacks against Israel.
The recent barrage of rockets fired by Hamas at Israel has revived the fortunes of a video developed in 2008 as part of a trauma intervention effort in Sderot by the Joint Distribution Committee.
Schoolchildren in Sderot, July 10, 2014. – Photo: Cheli Goldenberg
“The Code Red (Tzeva Adom) Song,” named for the code word for rocket attacks in Israel, is going viral on YouTube, with over 43,000 hits as of Friday morning for the version that was uploaded in 2012. Continue Reading »
Six rockets fired from the Gaza Strip exploded in southern Israel on Monday morning. One of the missiles hit a street in the city of Sderot, causing damage but no injuries.
The Israel Air Force responded by attacking two targets in the southern Gaza Strip and other targets in the center. Direct strikes on the targets were reported and all aircraft returned safely to base, according to the Israel Defense Forces spokesman.
Gaza’s Ministry of Interior announced that two Palestinian security officers were injured in an airstrike on the al-Nuseirat refugee camp.
A barrage of rockets was fired from the Gaza Strip into southern Israel on Wednesday evening.
A trail of smoke is seen as a rocket is launched from the Palestinian Gaza Strip towards the southern Israeli city of Sderot on November 11, 2012. – Photo: AFP
At least 20 missiles struck various locations near the Strip. One missile hit Sderot, and others landed in the areas near Netivot, Shaar Hanegev Regional Council and Sdot Negev. Area residents have been called to stay within protected areas.
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