"Hamas is responsible for everything happening in and out of the Gaza Strip, above and below ground."
The attacks are escalating barely 48 hours before Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas is set to address the United Nations Security Council in New York.
Terrorists have targeted the same courthouse numerous times over the past several months, including this past week, two weeks ago, and twice in December.
Abbas spokesman Rudeina said the speech will send a message that "justice, peace and land are the only way to a secure, stable and prosperous Middle East, free from all forms of terrorism.”
Hamas sources claimed that the attacking IAF warplanes were met by anti-aircraft missiles.
A second cell was captured planning shooting attacks in Gush Etzion.
The rocket alerts that began at 2:30 AM, may have been set off by the Gazans shooting at the IAF aircraft.
Following the surgery, two are still in serious condition and are now in the ICU, and two are in moderate condition.
The rocket alert sounded at least 8 times in the space of a half-hour...
The Knesset is working on legislation that would legally enable Israel to retain the bodies of terrorists indefinitely.
Sources claimed Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad weren't behind the roadside bombing on the Gaza border -- it was the Popular Resistance Committees terror group.
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.
Six terrorist targets in Gaza were attacked by the IDF in the first round on Saturday evening.
No physical injuries were reported but military sappers were required at the scene.
“There is a problem here of an inability to understand history and a lack of sensitivity to the tragedy of our people,” Netanyahu said.
The IDF clarified that the incident had taken place near the fence, so that there was no terrorist threat to the thousands of visitors who were in the area to celebrate the Red South festival.
The bodies of fallen Israeli soldiers Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul have been held by Hamas in Gaza since the war of the summer of 2014.
"These accusations . . . will ultimately pave the way for targeting the Palestinian legitimate right of resisting an occupying force as stipulated by the international law.”
The bill offsetting terrorist salaries would deduct those hundreds of millions of dollars from the money due the PA, and, if Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman (Yisrael Beiteinu) gets his way, move these funds to Israeli terror victims.
The young policewoman did not back down. “If you don't want a large police involvement, you’ll keep moving,” she warned.
The rifle was taken from a soldier during the attempted lynch in Jenin.
Fatah: "We vow to Almighty Allah that we will continue to be loyal to the blood of all of the heroic Martyrs."
"It is inconceivable that within the UN, which is supposed to establish peace and protect human rights, a diplomat would incite to violence and terrorism that injure and even kill innocent Israelis."
The soldiers say they escaped on their own, and the PA police instigated the mob's attack.
Most of the terrorists in question had been released in the Shalit deal and were involved in attacks that claimed Israeli lives.
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