Monthly Archives: October 2011

Updating: Rockets in the South (Last update on 19:17 PM, 31.10)

More than 45 mortars and rockets were fired over the past three days from the Gaza Strip at southern Israeli communities including Ashdod (population of over 200,000), Ashkelon (population of 113,000), Gan Yavne (population of 19,000) and Be’er Sheva (population … Continue reading

Posted in Facts & Figures

IAF Targets Terrorist Squad Moments After Rocket Fire

A short while ago, a terrorist squad that fired a Qassam rocket at Israel from the southern Gaza Strip was targeted shortly after by an IAF aircraft. A hit was confirmed. The IDF will not tolerate any attempt to harm … Continue reading

Posted in Airforce, Press Releases, Southern Command

Infographic: Gaza Strip Weekly Crossing Report for October 7th to 13th

The Israeli Government, together with the IDF, coordinates the delivery of a variety of humanitarian aid and development assistance to the civilian population of the Gaza Strip on a daily basis. This report details the humanitarian measures taken for the … Continue reading

Posted in COGAT, Press Releases

IAF Thwarts Rocket Launch Attempt

A short while ago, an IAF aircraft targeted a terrorist squad in the southern Gaza Strip that was preparing to fire rockets at Israel. A hit was confirmed, and the rocket launch attempt was thwarted. The IDF will not tolerate … Continue reading

Posted in Airforce, Press Releases, Southern Command

Salam Aleykum Facebook

Today, the Israel Defense Forces launched its official Arabic Facebook page. In addition to establishing a presence on Twitter and YouTube, the IDF will now share information in Arabic on Facebook regarding its activities in Israel, Judea and Samaria and … Continue reading

Posted in Press Releases