Tag Archive for security fence

Israel’s new Gaza border anti-tunnel, security-barrier is finished

Following 3.5 years of construction, the Israel-Gaza 65 km. long, hi-tech border barrier has been completed.

By Yoni Kempinski


The security barrier along the Israel-Gaza border has been completed, the Defense Ministry announced Tuesday.

The 65 km long barrier includes an underground component with sensors, an above-ground fence, a naval barrier, radar systems and command and control rooms to prevent infiltrations from the Gaza strip into Israeli territory.

Gaza’s now completed anti-tunnel security barrier

Defense Minister, Benny Gantz stated: “The barrier, which is an innovative and technologically advanced project, deprives Hamas of one of the capabilities it tried to develop, and places an ‘iron wall’, sensors and concrete between the terror organization and the residents of the Israel’s south. Continue Reading »

US Homeland Security fancies Israel’s Egypt border-fence for Mexico

Looking for ideas for President Donald Trump’s U.S. border-fence with Mexico, US Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen toured Israel’s Egyptian border on Tuesday, with an eye on the towering, sensor-rigged fence.

By Reuters


US Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen inspected Israel’s fenced-off border with Egypt on Tuesday for ideas for the U.S. border with Mexico, where President Donald Trump has pledged to build a wall, Israel Radio reported.

Trump has said the United States needs a wall along its 3,200 km (2,000 mile) southern border to prevent illegal immigrants entering from Mexico and that country should pay for the project. Continue Reading »

Palestinian enters Israel, taken to jail, and found with 6 cellphones inside him

Having just been returned home by Israeli Border Guard police officers after infiltrating into Israel, the Palestinian was again apprehended for trying to cross the security fence in the Jerusalem area for the second time. This time arrested, he was found to be smuggling cellphones for incarcerated security prisoners.

By Mordechai Sones


Israeli Border Police officers arrested an Arab attempting to cross the security fence in the Jerusalem area for the second time. Only minutes before he was jailed in Ofer Prison six cell phones were removed from his body that were allegedly intended to be smuggled to security prisoners. Continue Reading »

IDF jets strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after border infiltration, IEDs found

The airstrike comes after Israel clearly warned Hamas, it “will not allow the region to become a combat zone” while cynically portraying “peaceful protests” as cover to engage in violent attacks on Israelis.

By i24NEWS


Israel’s Air Force (IAF) attacked Hamas bases in the northern Gaza Strip early Monday morning, responding to a border infiltration and discovery of two planted improvised explosive devices (IEDs) along the fence the day before.

The 2 explosive devices the IDF found planted on the Israel-Gaza border, April 8, 2018. – Photo: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit

The Israeli military on Sunday said it located two improvised explosive devices next to the Gaza-Israel border, which it said were planted by three militants seen penetrating the perimeter fence earlier in the day. Continue Reading »

IDF tank kills Palestinian inside ‘no-go zone’ on Gaza-Israel border


IDF spotters identify three Palestinians entering no-go area of the Gaza border fence last night, which led to tank fire.
• IDF investigating whether the 3 were attempting to plant an explosive device on the border fence.

By Yoav Zitun, Elior Levy


An 18-year-old Palestinian man was killed was another was wounded overnight Tuesday from IDF fire near the Gaza border fence, according to Palestinian reports.

The IDF said that three Palestinians were spotted making their way towards the Gaza border fence in southern Gaza and arouse the suspicion of IDF lookouts.

Female members of the infantry battalion, “Lions of Jordan”.

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WATCH: President Trump speaks to success of security walls, “Just ask Israel”


Speaking to American Sheriffs and Police Chiefs, President Trump says security fence on Israel’s southern border is real-time evidence that ‘walls work’.

By Gary Willig


US President Donald Trump addressed a group of American sheriffs and Police Chiefs about issues relating to national security Wednesday.

President Trump said that it was within the powers of the president to restrict the immigration of anyone he or she deems to be a threat to American interests, and that the judges who questioned the legality of his executive order temporarily banning travel to the US from seven Muslim nations were wrong.

President Trump Speaks of Israel’s security wall success.-

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Future U.S.-Mexico border fence may be boon for Israeli security firms


Magal Security Systems, an experienced player in building high-tech fences & security walls along Israel’s volatile borders, as well as the security barrier separating the West Bank, is being seen as a possible option for Trump’s proposed Mexico wall.

By The Associated Press

The Israeli company that has built high-tech fences along the country’s volatile borders is being regarded by investors as a possible safe bet to cash in on the US president-elect’s plan to seal the border with Mexico.Magal Security Systems has been a major player in building high-tech fences and walls along Israel’s volatile northern and southern borders, as well as the massive separation barrier that snakes along the frontier with the West Bank. Continue Reading »

UK to build & finance an Israel-like security wall in France to stop Muslim infiltrators


The $3 million border wall will be latest EU stationed anti-Muslim migrant barrier to be constructed as Europe struggles with its migrant invasion influx and off-the-chart crime rate in decades.

By i24news, AFP



Britain is to start building a wall in the northern French port of Calais to stop migrants jumping on trucks, under a deal agreed earlier this year, the interior ministry said on Wednesday.

The building of a wall in Calais was agreed following tens of thousands of attempted Channel crossings last year through trucks boarding ferries and the Euro-tunnel. – Photo: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP

The four-meter (13-foot) high, one-kilometer long barrier will be built on a port approach road starting this month and should be completed by the end of this year, officials said.

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Israeli Company Vies to Build Trump’s US-Mexico Border Fence


Having constructed secure smart-fences along the borders of Gaza, Egypt and several African countries, and Israeli firm is eager to realize Trump’s plans on the US-Mexican border.

By Israel Today Staff


The Israeli company that constructed the security barrier surrounding the Gaza Strip says it is eager to make Donald Trump’s proposed Mexico border wall a reality, should the Republican candidate win the White House in November.

The proposed security fence between the Palestinian Authority and Israel along Judea & Samaria

“We’ve done it in the past, and we would definitely want to do it,” Saar Koursh, owner of Magal Security Systems Ltd., Continue Reading »

Def. Minister Liberman pledges to close gaps in West Bank security barrier

Following numerous gov’t promises in the past of closing the gap in the security barrier, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman promised on Thursday to take action and not just issue statements.



Government pledges to fix the gap in the security barrier will do little to stop future attacks like the one that occurred in Tel Aviv on Wednesday night.

Palestinians walk near an opening in Israel’s security fence in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of A-tur. – Photo: REUTERS

That is because what’s missing is 320 kilometers out of a 790-kilometer route. Although work on the barrier began in 2002, during the height of the second intifada, the project had ground almost to halt by 2007 based on shifting defense needs in the aftermath of the Second Lebanon War. Continue Reading »

EU ‘deeply concerned’ over Israel’s Security Wall

EU unconcerned Israel’s Security Wall has been a proven factor in lowering deaths/terrorist attacks, rather only addresses concerns that the fence may harm Palestinian Arabs’ livelihood.

By Arutz Sheva staff


The European Union said on Friday it was “deeply concerned” by Israel’s construction of a new part of the security fence between it and Palestinian Authority (PA) controlled territories.

Cranes last week began erecting the fence in the Cremisan valley near the Palestinian town of Beit Jala south of Jerusalem after a legal battle.

The EU said in a statement it was “deeply concerned at the relaunch of works for the construction of the separation barrier in the Cremisan valley.”

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Movement seeks continuing anti-terror wall to separate Palestinian towns from Jerusalem


In the midst of the current Palestinian terror attacks, the Save Jewish Jerusalem movement, a collection of ex-MKs, Police & IDF officers, are proposing a plan that would annex about 200,000 Palestinians into areas B and C.

By Elior Levy


The current escalation in Palestinian-Israeli violence, which began in East Jerusalem, has led to the establishment of the Save Jewish Jerusalem (SJJ) movement, whose founders – former high-ranking politicians and military leaders – are calling for a partial separation from Palestinian villages in East Jerusalem. They conducted a tour of Palestinian villages on Wednesday, which began in Qalandia and concluded in Jabel Mukaber. Continue Reading »

Israel’s Defense Minister announces planned security fence between Lachish district & Hevron


After the Kiryat Gat stabbing, Moshe Ya’alon announced plans to erect an electronic border fence between Judea and Lachish district to prevent Palestinians from bypassing security checks.

By Cynthia Blank


Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon (Likud) announced in the Knesset on Wednesday night that the defense establishment intends to a build an updated security fence between Hevron and Kiryat Gat.

IDF forces patrol along the fence in the Golan Heights on the border with Syria. – Photo: AFP

The sophisticated and hermetically sealed fence will be built within a year and will cost hundreds of millions of shekels, with financing coming from the recently approved defense budget. Continue Reading »

Israel Begins to Build Anti-Infiltrator Fence on its Jordan Border


The fence, aimed at stopping infiltrators from the east, will begin at Israel’s southern border with Jordan near Eilat going northwards for 30 kilometers.

By Arutz Sheva


The building of a border fence intended to bar those attempting to infiltrate into Israel from the east will commence on Sunday between Israel and Jordan.

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon will officially announce the beginning of the project later today.

Border fence between Israel and Egypt is how the new fence will look. – Photo: Reuters

The fence on Israel’s eastern border is being designed with the aim of having a similar effect in preventing the entrance of infiltrators as the fence on Israel’s southern border with the Sinai Peninsula. Continue Reading »

Years After Condemning Israel, European Countries Now Seek Similar Border Fence


In seeking solutions to help tackle the massive migrant crises enveloping European nations, Hungary & Bulgaria are inquiring about Israeli designed border fences & security systems.

By Reuters


Faced with a surge in migration from the Middle East and North Africa, two European countries are exploring the possibility of erecting towering steel security fences along parts of their borders, similar to Israel’s barrier with Egypt. 

Hungary and Bulgaria have made preliminary inquiries about buying the Israeli-designed fences, according to an Israeli business source who declined to be named due to the sensitivity of the discussions.

A border fence in Hungary – Photo: Reuters

Both EU countries are beefing up their borders to deter migrants, many of them refugees from wars, who are seeking to use them as gateways to richer countries further north and west, particularly Germany.  Continue Reading »