The digger was a member of the Hamas Izz a-Din al-Qassam military wing.
Suddenly teenage Tamimi transforms into a veritable little spitfire, shrieking and screaming, pushing and punching the chests of the soldiers.
The burning kite ignited a blaze in an agricultural field in the Gaza Belt area.
The attackers were riding in a passing vehicle bearing an Israeli flag flying from the window, with Israeli license plates.
The victim was treated at the scene and then taken to Jerusalem’s Sha’are Zedek Medical Center with burns on the lower section of his body.
A 22 pound bomb was found hidden in the Arab terrorist's truck, as he was trying to get through a checkpoint.
The 32-year-old Gazan, whose presence at the crossing was not clear, was found to be carrying a knife. He later confessed to intending to carry out an attack.
IDF Sgt. Netanel Kahalani, 20, and IDF Capt. Ziv Daos, 21, were both killed in the attack and two other soldiers were very seriously injured.
"We will not accept an institution that acts an outpost for terrorism in the capital of Israel, united Jerusalem."
Eshkol Regional Council officials told residents to maintain their normal routines but encouraged people to “keep their eyes open” for unusual incidents in the region.
Unconfirmed Arab media reports said that one person was killed and a number of others were injured in the attack.
At least three Red Alert incoming rocket sirens were triggered in the Gaza Belt communities of Kfar Aza and Sa'ad.
Although the house was hit by gunfire, miraculously no one was physically injured.
“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 repeated instances in which international organizations are hijacked by Hamas highlights the urgent need for greater oversight by both NGOs and their donor governments."
A search revealed more than NIS 500,000 in cash in the suspect’s car during an arrest at the Meitar Crossing, near Be'er Sheva.
When the three terrorists planted their explosives they quickly retraced their steps and ducked back through the fence into Gaza although their actions weren't clear at the time.
The deaths occurred during two rounds of major riots and numerous continued smaller-scale “demonstrations” led by Hamas at the Gaza border.
Spotting the terrorist as he attempted to stab the couple, the civilian shot and neutralized the attacker, saving the lives of his intended victims.
Greenblatt: "We condemn leaders and protesters who call for violence or who send protesters - including children - to the fence, knowing that they may be injured or killed."
IDF soldiers were faced with several tasks at once, but paramount among those was the need to protect the Israeli civilians living nearby.
“The challenges on the Gaza border are varied and complex. The people of Israel have someone upon whom to rely."
Netanyahu: The "sole purpose [of the Hamas-driven riots at the Gaza border] is to provide cover for terrorists to carry out terror attacks against Israel."
“The discovery of firebombs is more proof [the Hamas-driven riots] on Friday were a cover for terrorist acts."
"Terrorist organizations are trying to exploit Israel’s desire to ease restrictions on civilians, this time in the area of fishing, in order to promote terror attacks."