Tag Archive for Sinai rockets

REPORT: Israeli jets strike ISIS targets in Sinai after rocket attack

The London-based Arab Al-Araby Al-Jadeed newspaper sites Sinai tribal factions claiming Israel Air Force jets struck targets in Egypt’s peninsula just hours after 2 rockets were fired at Southern Israel.

By Matan Tzuri and Roi Kais


Israeli sorties bombed targets in the Sinai Peninsula Sunday evening in retaliation for two rockets launched at Israel from the Egyptian territory hours earlier, according to Tuesday report in the London-based newspaper Al-Araby Al-Jadeed.

Exploded rocket remnant located in Israel- Photo: Eshkol Regional Council spokesperson

One of the rockets exploded in open space in the Eshkol Regional Council near Gaza and was located following the IDF’s searches of the area. Continue Reading »

Two rockets fired on Israel from Egypt’s Sinai – No injuries, no damage reported

IDF and Israel Police are conducting searches for the two projectiles that were fired at Southern Israel Sunday evening.
– This is a ongoing story.

By i24NEWS


Two rockets were fired at southern Israel from Egypt’s Sinai desert on Sunday evening, the Israeli army said.

Recovered rocket remnant by Border Policeman – Archive photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

The army and a spokesperson for the Eshkol Regional Council said that no injuries or damage was reported and that searches for projectiles are ongoing.

rockets are occasionally fired from Gaza toward Israel, launches from militants operating in Egypt have been more rare in recent years.

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Sinai terrorists fire rocket at southern Israel, no injuries or damage reported


IDF & Israel Police are still searching for rocket debris to verify that it fell inside Israel, while examining the possibility it may have exploded in midair.
– No reports of injury or damage caused from the incident.

By Yoav Zitun & Matan Tzuri


A rocket was launched from the Sinai Peninsula at Israel early Tuesday. There were no reports of injuries or damage.

The IDF is searching for the rocket to see if it fell inside Israel. It is examining the possibility the rocket exploded in midair. The Code Red rocket alert siren was not sounded when the rocket was launched as it was projected to land in an open, uninhabited area. Continue Reading »

REPORT: One Dead after Israel retaliates for ISIS rocket fire with UAV attack


Following yesterday’s Islamic State rocket fire on Southern Israel, Arab media reports of an unidentified drone strike on a home & car in Rafah, Sinai, killing one.
– IDF has had no comment on the foreign reports.

By Roi Kais


Following rocket fire directed at communities in the Eshkol Regional Council Monday morning, Arab media outlet Al Jazeera reported that an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) attacked a house in southern Rafah, killing one person.

Image of ISIS launching rocket at Israel – Arab media release

In addition to Al Jazeera, local media outlets in the Sinai reported that an unidentified UAV fired two missiles at a structure and vehicle, killing and wounding civilians. Continue Reading »

ISIS rocket fired from Sinai explodes in greenhouse in Southern Israel


REPORT: According to an ISIS linked news agency Amaq, the Islamic State took responsibility for the rocket that activated the ‘color-red’ alert sirens in the Eshkol region, and landed inside a greenhouse, only causing considerable damage. No injuries reported.



The Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for a rocket attack that landed in landed in a greenhouse in the southern Eshkol Regional Council on Monday, according to ISIS linked news agency Amaq.

Remnants from a rocket that struck southern Israel, April 10, 2017. – Photo: Israel National Police/Spokesperson’s Division

According to the IDF, the projectile was launched from Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. Continue Reading »

Escalation in the Sinai: ISIS fires 2 more rockets into Israel


IDF confirms 2 rockets fired from Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula landed in the Eshkol Regional Council of southern Israel, with no injuries or damages reported.
– Latest round of launches come after ISIS reported five of its fighters were killed by an IDF drone on Saturday.

By Yoav Zitun


Two rockets were fired from the Sinai Peninsula and landed in open space in Israel on Monday morning, the IDF reported.

Part of an exploded rocket found – Photo: Israel Police Spokesperson’s Unit

The rockets landed in the Eshkol Regional Council, according to an initial statement released by the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit. Continue Reading »

Report: ISIS Claims Israel Air Force Killed 5 Terrorists in Sinai Drone Arrack


According to Arabic media report, an Israeli drone dealt with ISIS terrorist that 2 weeks ago fired 4 missiles from the Sinai Desert into Israel’s southern city of Eilat.



An unmanned Israeli drone has allegedly bombed and killed five ISIS members in Egypt’s northern Sinai region, according to Arabic media reports Sunday.

According to outlets affiliated with “Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis,” the Egyptian branch of the terror group, the four died when they “fell as martyrs to the Jewish enemy.”

The Egyptian Army said it was opening an investigation into two large explosions in the area, however an army spokesman denied that it was Israel who was responsible. Continue Reading »

Iron Dome intercepts 3 of 4 Sinai rocket fired at Eilat




WATCH Iron Dome intercepting rockets heading towards Eilat, allowing the fourth to land in an open area.


By Elad Benari


Sirens were sounded on Wednesday night, shortly before 11:00 p.m., in the resort city of Eilat and in the Eilot Regional Council.

Residents in the area reported hearing explosions immediately after the sirens.

The IDF confirmed that three rockets were fired from Egypt towards Eilat and that the Iron Dome anti-missile system intercepted them.

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Southern Israel Hit By Rocket from Egypt

Jihadists in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula fire rocket that explodes in southern Israel, forcing residents into bomb shelters.

By Ari Soffer


A rocket fired from Egypt exploded in southern Israel’s Gaza belt region Friday afternoon.

Residents of the area were forced into rocket shelters after sirens sounded at approximately 4:20 p.m.  No damage or injuries has been reported.

The IDF temporarily closed Route 12 as a “security precaution.”

Unlike other recent rocket attacks, which have broken the relative calm since the truce signed between Israel and terrorist groups in Gaza, this attack did not come from the Gaza Strip but from within Egyptian territory.

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Sinai’s Salafis claim responsibility for last night’s rocket fire on Eilat



In message to Jerusalem, radical Salafi terrorist organization promises to continue fight against Israel for supporting Egypt.

IDF Spokesperson’s Unit says Iron Dome intercepted rocket with no injuries or damage reported.

By: Meir Ohayon

The radical Salafi organization Ansar Bait al-Maqdis took responsibility for the rocket fired towards Eilat Friday night.

Egyptian forces disperse Morsi supporters in a violent demonstration, January 2014.

Egyptian security forces try to disperse supporters of Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi protesting against the government in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. Photo by AP

In an announcement by the al-Qaeda affiliate, the organization said the rocket was launched towards the Jewish State because of the “cooperation between Egypt and Israel and the bombing of Gazan residents.” Continue Reading »

Terrorist rocket fired at Eilat intercepted by Iron Dome

Police searching the area for remnants after the 2nd Sinai attack on Israel’s southern vacation city this month.


An Iron Dome battery deployed near the southern city of Eilat intercepted on Friday a rocket fired from Sinai.

Iron Dome

Iron Dome intercepting rocket launches.- Photo:Eyal Toueg

There were no reports of damage or injuries.

Rocket alert sirens went off on Friday evening in Eilat. Residents reported hearing at least two strong blasts at around 9:40 P.M. The municipality called on residents to go into sheltered areas.

Police started combing the area to find the projectile shortly after the blasts. Continue Reading »