Tag Archives: Gaza

Three Years since Operation Cast Lead

Between 2000 and 2008, more than 8,000 rockets and mortar shells were fired at civilians in Israel by the Hamas, a radical Islamic terrorist organization. This barrage of fire deliberately endangered the lives of over a million people. Three years ago today, on … Continue reading

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An Israeli Soldier Shares His Story of the Gaza Flotilla

First Sergeant Shlomi was aboard the Israel Navy Ship (INS) Lahav as a senior electrician when it assisted in the interception of the 2010 Gaza flotilla. My name is Shlomi. My family and I live in central Israel. These days … Continue reading

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In Response to Rocket Fire, Israeli Air Force Targets Terrorist Tunnel

Last night, an Israeli Air Force (IAF) aircraft targeted an operational tunnel used for terrorist activity in the Gaza Strip. A direct hit was confirmed. Terrorists intend to use such tunnels to infiltrate into Israeli territory and execute terror attacks against Israeli civilians and … Continue reading

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Israeli Air Force Thwarts Rocket Launching Attempt

A short while ago, a squad of terrorists preparing to launch rockets at Israeli territory from the central Gaza Strip were identified by an (Israeli Air Force) IAF aircraft that thwarted the attempt by firing at them. A hit was … Continue reading

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Flotilla II Seeks Provocation, Poses Threat to Israel

The 2011 Gaza flotilla organizers have improved upon their formula, posing a greater threat to the Israel Navy than they did during their attempt last year to break Israel’s lawfully imposed naval blockade on Gaza. The Hamas terrorist organization and … Continue reading

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