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UPDATE: Israeli attacked near Kiryat Arba Transported to Hadassah

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11:13 PM  An Israeli was injured in rock attack near Kiryat Arba. He was transported to Hadassah Hospital, unconscious with a severe head injury.

The number of rock and firebomb attacks in Judea and Samaria has been very high on Sunday.

9:03 PM In response to increasing tensions in the Middle East, New York police increase security on Synagogues in the city.

8:50 PM El-Al giving major discounts to Israelis overseas who receive emergency call up orders.

7:25 PM Iron Dome systems knock down missiles over Gush Dan/Tel Aviv area. Sirens send residents running to shelters.

6:20 PM: Hamas operator killed along with his family by Israeli rocket. This brings the overall death toll in Gaza since the start of Pillar of defense to 66.

6:12 PM Ben Gurion university in Be’er Sheva will remain closed tomorrow.

6:10 PM IDF has hit 50 terror infrastructure spots in the Gaza strip today.

5:39 PM: Gaza City is in partial darkness this evening. There’s no telling whether the electric power was cut by the Hamas or by Israel.

5:25 PM: Over the course of the day, the IDF has targeted over 50 terror sites throughout the Gaza Strip, including under-ground rocket launching sites and terror tunnels, inflicting severe damage to the rocket launching capabilities of terror organizations operating in the Gaza Strip. Furthermore, the IDF targeted Hamas’ operational communication infrastructures in the northern Gaza Strip, which are used for issuing orders to operatives as well as the spreading of propaganda. In addition, the IDF targeted a launching site, from which a rocket was fired towards the city of Tel Aviv, as well as several Hamas-affiliated terrorist squads. (IDF)

5:20 PM: IDF artillery fire hitting the Gaza Strip

5:00 PM Air raid siren in S’dot Negev.

4:56 PM  4 rockets land in Eshkol region, no reports of injuries.

4:46 PM Once more, Israeli press talking about representatives going to Cairo to discuss a cease fire. UPDATE: Both Defense Minister Barak and Foreign Minister Liberman say there will be no talking while rockets falling.

4:44 PM Rockets fired at S’derot and Sha’ar HaNegev.

4:29 PM Preliminary reports: 4 wounded, one seriously, one moderately in the Ofakim region. UPDATE: 2 seriously wounded. Rocket hit next to car.
UPDATE: 5 wounded, 2 adults and 2 year old daughter were in a car and two passersby.

4:18 PM Sirens going off in S’dot Negev and Sha’ar HaNegev. 7 rockets fired. Most fall in open areas.

4:05 PM Channel 2 TV reports that a car near Ofakim was hit by a rocket, and there are 4 wounded; 2 moderately, 2 lightly.

4:04 PM US Ambassador to Israel, Dan Schapiro met with Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak and reviewed the new Iron Dome (5th installation) protecting Greater Tel-Aviv and promised another 300 Million Dollars — for their to be a total of 13 Iron Dome installations.  (source)

3:56 PM Reports of rocket strike in Negev area. MDA forces responding.

3:13 PM Air Raid sirens in Eshkol region
 
3:10 PM In a lightening fast operation, the IDF Homefront command fixed a number of sirens in Central Israel that were not working well over the past few days. 

3:04 PM Air Raid Sirens in Eshkol region

2:46 PM Video of Iron Dome taking out GRAD rockets less than an hour ago.



2:45 PM Two GRAD rockets taken out by Iron Dome (fired at Ashdod area

2:21 PM Direct hit on a house in Ashkelon….no injuries.

2:15 PM Reports that the last barrage of rockets towards Ashdod and area was over 15 rockets in one shot. 

2:10 PM Air Raid Sirens as another rocket barrage is headed for Ashkelon.

2:05 PM Another rocket hits Ashdod.  Forces responding to 2 locations.

2:02 PM Iron Dome working overtime to take out Grad rocket strike on Ashdod and area….

2:01 PM Another Air Raid Siren in Ashdod….GRAD rocket lands in Ashdod…forces responding.

1:44 PM Notice to Ashdod residents. IDF sappers are going to explode a fallen rocket soon. If you hear a boom, its a controlled explosion.

1:40 PM 3 rockets land in Beer Sheva. No Injuries.

1:26 PM Air Raid Sirens in Beer Sheva area. 

1:23 PM IDF dropping leaflets into Gaza: Important Message to Gaza Strip residents: Hamas is playing with fire and endangering your lives for naught.  The IDF is proceeding to the next phase. For your own safety, we ask you to adhere to our instructions and distance yourselves from Hamas operatives and infrastructure.  Sincerely, THE IDF.

1:21 PM Israeli Government meeting to decide on IDF ground incursion (Udi Segal, Channel 1 TV) 

1:14 PM Reports of a direct hit in Sederot.  Unconfirmed, as MDA and Homefront command responds.

1:04 PM Another barrage of rockets over Southern Israel for the past 15 minutes

12:26 PM IDFSPOX: Rocket fell in Ashkelon near a nursery school.

12:15 PM Siren in Ashdod.

12:08 PM Syria claims IDF killed 3 Syrian soldiers, after IDF shot back at Syrian army position that shot at them on Saturday night.

11:59 PM Ashkelon Beach

11:47 AM IDF takes out launch team that shot at Tel Aviv

11:34 AM Serious injury in Shaar Hanegev from Rocket

11:20 AM Sirens going off in S’derot

11:15 AM Two more rockets shot down over Ashdod.

11:13 AM Rocket fell a short time ago in Ashkelon causing minor damage to a building. More sirens sounding there now.

11:04 AM Sirens in Gan Yavne and Gadera. Also Nitzanim, Beni Aiyish, Chatzor, Ashdod, Iron Dome knocking down rockets.

11:01 AM Two wounded lightly after hit building courtyard in Ashkelon. Car damaged by rocket parts crashing down in Holon.

10:48 AM Warning sirens in Holon, Ashdod. Rocket lands in Ashdod, security forces on their way.

10:39 AM Air raid sirens in Rishon L’Tzion, Givatayim, Gan Raveh.

10:33 AM: Iron Dome intercepted two rockets fired at Tel Aviv.

10:32 AM: Sirens in Tel Aviv, Rishon L’Tzion, Givatayim and Ramat Gan.

10:31 AM: A volley of Rockets fired at Regional Counsil Eshkol, one lands inside a village.

10:30 AM:  Iron Dome intercepted two rockets over Ashdod.

10:29 AM:  Sirens in Ashdod and Ashkelon.

10:20 AM: Kerem Shalom crossing in the southern Gaza Strip has opened and trucks carrying medicine and food are moving into into Gaza City.

10:29 AM  Hamas: Using human shields is our policy.

10:26 AM Conflicting reports: High ranking Hamas member – Cease fire within a day or two. High ranking Israeli parliamentarian - We’re not stopping anytime soon.

10:18 AM IDF has, in principle, authorized plans for entry of ground troops into Gaza.

10:17 AM 3 rockets knocked down over Ashdod.

10:05 AM Siren in Ashdod

10:00 AM Most rockets from Northern Gaza.

A number of countries have expressed interest in buying Iron Dome systems.

Islamic Jihad #2 says, “From the first rocket to the last bullet, everything we have is from Iran.”  (Galei Tzahal)

9:56 AM Mortar land inside community near Gaza. Shrapnel damage to building. No injuries.

9:55 AM Rocket fell in Be’er Tuvia region. Open area. No injuries.

9:51 AM ALL the rockets landed in open areas from the massive barrage!

New Alert in Shaar haNegev

9:45 AM 2 rockets taken out by Iron Dome  over Ashdod.

9:42 AM MASSIVE rocket barrage on its way to southern Israel, all along Gaza region, over 40 areas listed. Iron Dome Responding

9:32 AM Eshkol Region Siren

8:38 AM: A Grad rocket hit a residential building in Ashkelon, one resident injured. A second missile hit a car in the city, and two rockets landed in open areas out of town.

8:02 AM: Two rockets fell and exploded in an open area in the Regional Council Eshkol.

7:08 AM: Overnight, IAF aircraft targeted dozens of underground rocket launchers, causing severe damage to the rocket launching capabilities of Hamas and other terror organizations.

A short while ago, two sites in the northern Gaza Strip were targeted: Saraya – a Hamas primary training base and command center – and a communications antenna used by Hamas to carry out terror activity against the State of Israel. A number of training bases owned by Hamas were also targeted throughout the Gaza Strip. Additionally, Israeli Navy soldiers targeted terror sites on the northern Gaza shoreline.

The sites that were targeted were positively identified by precise intelligence over the course of months.

6:50 AM Sunday Morning Update

Shimon Ben-Hamu (23), a resident of Tekoa was killed on Saturday night when his car was hit by a large rock thrown at his car. Ben-Hamu lost control, the car overturned, and he was killed. (HNN)

After midnight, Israel saw a noticeably visible decrease in rockets shot from Gaza. While Israel continues to hit terrorist sites, some air attacks were called off due to the presence of too many civilians above the terror target sites (human shields). We are not yet speculating as to the reasons why Hamas fired less missiles overnight.

The Palestinian appealed to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and asked him to stop the Israel attacks, saying Israel was in violation of the Geneva convention.

Gazans are reportedly terrified of an Israeli ground invasion, and many have picked up and moved to the center of Gaza.

There are unconfirmed reports that some of the journalists that Hamas took as Human Shields may have been injured in an IAF strike. This is  still unconfirmed and will be updated as soon as we know more.

Rumors continue to fly about a possible Cease-Fire. Netanyahu denies the rumor is true.

12:39 AM (Sunday) Shooting attack at IDF forces from Syria in the Golan Heights near Tel-Chazeka. No injuries to IDF forces, which returned fire.

 

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5 Responses to “UPDATE: Israeli attacked near Kiryat Arba Transported to Hadassah”

  1. Ettore Greco says:

    Soon, the Zionists will re-enact their Plan. A new surprising event of great magnitude (like the destruction of Al Aqsa mosque) will expand everywhere the conflict between Jews, Muslims and Christians.

    The next World War of Religion is already a done deal behind the backs of all people which will be forced to fight for their own Countries in their obligation as citizens. This is to bring chaos and anarchy everywhere and to build in the end one New World Order ruled by a few with a new Pharaoh on top of their beloved pyramid of slavery.

    Now there is a need for one single alternative Front to oppose the very detailed Zionist Plan.
    The platform must focus on the resolution of that Human dilemma which is at the root of the conflict and that is the antagonism between Individualism and Equality. These two concepts have new meanings in light of a new scientific discovery that now binds one new Progressive Science to Religion.

    http://wavevolution.blogspot.com/2008/10/how-to-start-last-revolution.html

    ……………

    Since 9/11 it's the War on Terror.

    One "false flag" attack so called by error.

    Blair, Bush, and Israel had a Pact in store.

    Their next surprise is knocking at your door.

    A hidden vile Idea from those who want "more".

    will use you and your Belief for the next World War.

    As "chosen people" gain while Humankind loses.

    Greed wins not by the swords but by the words of Moses.

    Daring is to tell you when, better then to tell you rhymes.

    could not side with either one to get ready for our times.

    to look beyond and past today to seek for a solution.

    one only hope is there for you and spells Wavevolution……………….

    A new type of Revolution wins with the ultimate weapon:

    Your Mind.

    http://www.wavevolution.org/en/humanwaves.html

  2. Myriam Obadia says:

    Whatever you smoked today, please stop: it's too strong for you

  3. MAY HASHEM PROTECT OUR SAVA AMEN.

  4. Israel provides technology, medical advances, scientific achievements that win Nobel prizes…and the Arabs? They provide terror. From time immemorial, Jews build, Arabs destroy. If they spent the $ that the world gives them on achieving things to help mankind, instead of on weapons to bring us all back to the caves, what a world it would be.

  5. Dear Ettore…did you forget to take that little pink pill today?

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