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Gaza Celebrates Peace Talks with Rocket Launch on Israel

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

Apparently to celebrate the upcoming peace talks, the Gazans launched a rocket at Israel at 10 pm on Sunday. It landed in an open area in the Eshkol region. No injuries or damage was reported.

The air raid siren went off in time.

Midnight Rockets

Sunday, April 21st, 2013

Residents of the Eshkol region, near Gaza, almost managed to sleep last night, until a midnight Red Alert siren broke the silence, as one, or possibly two Gazan rockets hit in open areas.

No injuries or damage was reported.

 

 

Farmers: Tomato Prices Doubled Due to Gaza War

Monday, November 26th, 2012

The Farmers Union says that the recent doubling of tomato prices is due to rocket attacks from Gaza leading up to and during Operation Pillar of Defense.

In a report by Globes online business magazine, the farmers’ organization said that tomato growres in the south had difficulty reaping their tomatoes or tending their fields, leading to significant crop losses.  Farmers in the Eshkol region produce 70% of Israel’s tomatoes.

Pepper, turnip, potato and cucumber prices are also expected to rise in the short term.

7:50 PM Gaza War Update

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

7:47 PM Sirens: Bnei Shimon and Har Hebron

7:46 PM Sirens: Be’er Sheva

7:45 PM Magen David Adom has raised the level of preparedness in the Central Region (Tel Aviv area) to the highest level possible. 7:43 PM More rockets fired at Eshkol region.

7:40 PM Reports that one rocket landed in Bat Yam.

7:36 PM Cellular networks in Tel Aviv area crashing under pressure.

7:35 PM Rocket lands in cow shed in Eshkol region. No injuries. No report on cow situation.

7:33 PM At least 1000 reserve soldiers mobilized on an emergency footing. 7:31 PM BREAKING: Anti-tank rocket fired at IDF troops from Gaza.

7:23 PM  Iron Dome system knocks down 7 rockets over Be’er Sheva.

Update of the Past Few Hours of Attacks

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

4:45 PM Rocket falls in S’derot. Unconfirmed report of rocket landing in Rishon. UPDATE: Sirens in S’derot were false. But reports of rocket landing in Ashdod.

4:42 PM Sirens heard in Rishon L’Tzion which is much closer to the Dan Region. No report of rockets.

4:37 PM More rockets fired over Sderot as air ride sirens sound once more.

4:13 PM Foreign press (Sky News, Al Arabiya) reporting that Israel has offered a “cease fire” starting at 5 PM. UPDATE: Reporter on Arutz 2 has said IDF has no plans to stop any time soon.

4:04 PM Direct hit on small factory in Sha’ar HaNegev. No injuries reported. 

3:57 PM Rachel’s Tomb closed to visitors due violent Arab protests, throwing rocks and molotov cocktails. 3:53 PM 5 additional rockets fired over Eshkol region. 3:44 PM Reports of IAF planes striking in Khan Yunis.

3:28 PM British Ambassador to Israel in Kiriyat Melachi declares UK’s full support for Israel’s defensive actions and her full right to self defense.

3:27 PM Since the start of Israel’s actions in Gaza IAF has destroyed over 100 long range Hamas missile launchers. 3:20 PM Violent protest in front of Bahad 3 army base in Samaria. 40 people throwing rocks at civilian cars and army vehicles.

3:19 PM Another rocket fired at Sderot.

3:16 PM 3 soldiers wounded by mortar fire in Eshkol region. One with medium wounds and two with light.

3:15 PM Air Raid sirens in Eshkol and Tze’ilim

3:11 PM Kasam rocket falls in Sderot. No word of injuries.

2:58 PM Rockets fired over Sderot.

2:50 PM Security Committee of the Knesset has decided on a broad call up of reserve units.

 2:39 PM PA Prime Minster and Holocaust Denier Abbas calls for Hamas to stop the rockets.

2:38 PM Multiple rockets fired, sirens in Ashkelon and Asheklon Beach regional council.

2:35 PM Building in Kiryat Melachi that was struck with rocket has been evacuated for fear that it will collapse.

Morning Briefing of Overnight Activities in Gaza

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Two missiles launched since midnight (total 104 since the operation began Wednesday afternoon.

Three terrorists were killed in Khan Yunis that were firing rockets towards the Eshkol region.

28 Israelis were treated for shell shock.

1 person lightly wounded from broken glass, in Be’er Sheva.

UN Security Council discusses situation between Israel and Gaza, but reached no conclusions.

At 4:38 AM, Israel targeted the Palestinian Parliament building in Gaza.

13 dead in Gaza, and over 90 wounded.

President Obama discusses situation with Egyptian president Morsi, telling him it is Israel’s right to defend itself.

Last rocket attacks for at 6:51 AM in the Eshkol region. No injuries reported.

 

 

No Ceasefire: Rockets Rain on Southern Israel, Country Awaits Decision on War

Monday, November 12th, 2012

A barrage of rockets eight hours after an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire between Hamas and Israel has brought a quick end to the quiet, with Israel ramping up preparations for possible ground reprisals to end attacks from Gaza on civilians in Israel’s south.

No one was physically injured in Netivot on Monday morning when a Grad rocket landed in the yard of a house.  The building was heavily damaged, and twenty six people were treated for shock.

Reports indicate that Monday morning saw at least 11 more rockets fired toward Hof Ashkelon and the Eshkol regions, with two landing in unpopulated areas and two being taken down by Iron Dome missile defense systems.

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was scheduled to meet with foreign diplomats on Monday to brief them on the situation in Gaza and prepare their countries for the possibility of an Israeli military strike in the terror hotbed.

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