“Turns out the 'photographer' killed in Gaza was an officer in Hamas, a terrorist org that seeks Israel‘s destruction. On Hamas’ payroll since 2011."
The rocket landed in an open area on the Israel side of the southern border, in the Eshkol Regional Council district.
This is not the first time that Hamas and its allies have used riots at the border as cover for surreptitious terrorist activities.
The Be’eri Forest fire had begun burning out of control early on, and raged for some six hours, according to local sources.
"The new drone is able to conduct different reconnaissance, patrolling and combat missions in distant areas and "enjoys high flight endurance."
"We saw something coming in from Gaza that appeared in every way to be ballistic. At that moment, I didn’t care if it was a mortar, a missile or heavy automatic fire.”
The Red Alert incoming rocket warning system did not activate although it's not clear why.
A total of seven fires were set in the Eshkol Regional Council district alone on Monday.
IDF Central Command announced that Israeli residents along the Gaza border can leave their bomb shelters and return to life as normal.
Netanyahu says the current Iranian regime is doomed, and "so are those who threaten to destroy the Jewish State. They'll go down for the count."
An IDF tank fired a shell at four Gaza terrorists who approached the border security fence near Rafah, in southern Gaza. Two of the terrorists died.
Had it not been for the bomb shelter built into their home, they might not have survived to tell the tale.
The group said the four were killed during “preparations” in an accidental explosion, but due to the circumstances it may have been a "work accident."
This was a unanimous decision made by the cabinet.
Islamic Jihad blamed the IDF, but the IDF says they weren't involved in the explosion.
Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon and the Israel Tax Authority issued the determination, enabling farmers and other victims to be entitled to compensation under the property tax law.
"The municipality is prepared, and in the event that they're needed, the assistance and resilience centers are located and ready in the various neighborhoods."
One building was damaged by a rocket. Attack happened during a birthday ceremony for IDF soldier Oron Shaul, z'l, whose remains are still held by Hamas.
The Palestinian Islamic Jihad terror group claimed at least another three of the dead were members of its ranks as well.
Liberman’s comments came at the end of a tense week on the Gazan front that saw 16 rockets being fired from Gaza into Israel,
"The IDF is prepared for a variety of scenarios and is determined to act against terrorist operatives and will continue to carry out its mission to protect the citizens of Israel."
Fadi al-Batsch, a Hamas commander, was an electrical engineering expert in rocket and drone accuracy; he was hit by four bullets as he came out of a mosque at dawn in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
"We must not drop the ball and we cannot lose sight of our main target -- Iran. The moment we destroy the head of the octopus, our situation ... will be much better."
"I am not accustomed to leaving scores unsettled and we'll settle all scores with Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad."
The security risk has ended.