Category Archives: Southern Command

The Southern Command serves to guard and protect the southern border areas of Israel, including Israeli towns near the Gaza Strip, the borders with Egypt and Jordan, and the Negev, Eilat and Arava regions.

In Response to Rocket Fire, IAF Targets a Weapons Manufacturing Site and Three Terror Tunnels in the Gaza Strip

Overnight, IAF aircraft targeted a weapons manufacturing site in the central Gaza Strip, two terror tunnels in the northern Gaza Strip, and a third terror tunnel in the southern Gaza Strip. Direct hits were confirmed. The targeting of these sites … Continue reading

Posted in Press Releases, Southern Command

IAF Targets Terrorist Squad In Response to Rocket Fire

In response to rocket fire, an IAF aircraft targeted a terrorist squad in the southern Gaza Strip. The squad fired rockets seconds before being targeted. A hit was confirmed. Since the beginning of the year over 7 rockets, fired from … Continue reading

Posted in Airforce, Facts & Figures, Press Releases, Rocket Attacks, Southern Command, Terror Attacks

IDF Thwarts Terrorist Squad Attempting to Plant Explosive Device

A short while ago, an Israel Air Force aircraft and armored corps soldiers targeted a terrorist squad that was planting an explosive device near the security fence in the northern Gaza Strip. Hits were confirmed. An explosion was identified, originating … Continue reading

Posted in Airforce, Press Releases, Southern Command, Terror Attacks, Terror Attacks Near Gaza Security Fence

Hamas Marks 24th Anniversary

More than 100,000 Hamas supporters gathered yesterday in Gaza City’s al-Katiba park, celebrating the 24th anniversary of its creation. Hamas, designated as a terrorist entity by the US, UK, EU and Israel, calls for the complete destruction of the State … Continue reading

Posted in Rocket Attacks, Southern Command, Terror Attacks

Infographic: Gaza Strip Monthly Crossing Report – November 2011

This report details the humanitarian measures taken for the month of  November, 2011. The Israeli Government, together with the IDF, coordinates the delivery of a variety of goods, gas and development assistance to the civilian population of the Gaza Strip on … Continue reading

Posted in Aid to Gaza, COGAT, Facts & Figures, Press Releases, Reports, Southern Command