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Day 17: Iron Dome Protects Tel Aviv, Coastal Cities Again

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

The Iron Dome team was busy again Thursday morning protecting metro Tel Aviv-Yafo (Jaffa).

It appears that Hamas terrorists are becoming increasingly frustrated and desperate as they fire large mid-range missiles barrages at the Mediterranean coast in attempts to wreak havoc on major Israeli cities.

Fewer long-range missiles have been launched at other cities around Israel, however.

A massive barrage of missiles was fired just before 11 am at the White City, with sirens screaming as far north as Herzliya. and explosions heard above greater Tel Aviv. At least five M75 missiles were intercepted over Rishon Lezion, according to Channel 10 television. No one was physically hurt and no damage was report.

Six missiles were intercepted over metropolitan Tel Aviv, the station reported.

Latest Rocket Alert Update: Thursday 2:22 PM

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

2:22pm Yad Mordechai, Netiv Ha’Asara

2:04pm Ashkelon, Ashdod

2:02pm Kiryat Gat, Gedera

2:01pm Zikkim, Karmiya, Be’er Tuvia, Kiryat Malachi

12:30pm Netivot, Kfar Maimon and surrounds

11:35am Sderot and surrounds

11:18am metro Tel Aviv, Ramat Hasharon, Herzliya

10:59am Bnei Brak, Ramat Gan, Bat Yam, Holon, Elad, Petach Tikvah, metro Tel Aviv

10:58am Gan Sorek, Rishon Lezion, Ramat Hasharon, Ra’ana, Shfela, Gush Dan Hod Hasharon, Rosh Ha’Ayin, Kiryat Ono

8:03 am Ashkelon coastal region, Sha’ar HaNegev regional council

8:01 am Yad Mordechai, Netiv Ha’Asara

7:30 am Eshkol regional council – rocket exploded with no warning received

Live Updates: Latest Gaza Rocket Launches (New Attack: 1:52 AM – Thursday)

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

1:52am Sirens Beit Shemesh. …Ashdod….Kiryat Gat Lachish ……

1:51am Beit Shemesh, Mateh Yehuda

1:37am (Thursday) Eshkol

1:23am (Thursday) Sirens Hof Ashkelon (what humanitarian cease fire?)

10:28pm Otef Aza, Ashkelon

9:59pm Kissufim, Otef Aza, Eshkol

9:36pm Ashdod, Gan Yavne, Be’er Tuvia, Hof Ashkelon…

9:15pm Kiryat Malachi, Gan Yavne, Beer Tuvia, Lachish, Shafir…

9:00pm Sdot Negev, Shaar Negev

8:16pm Ashdod, Ashkelon…

6:37pm Eshkol

6:32 Eshkol region Alerts, Ashkelon South.

6:22pm Eshkol Region Alerts.

6:09pm Rockets fired at Eshkol region x2.

5:21pm Sirens in Netivot and Sedot Negev Region.

5:14pm Sedot Negev and Shaar HaNegev region — rocket alerts

4:16pm SIRENS in Lehavim, Meitar, Rahat, Bnei Shimon, Har Hevron, Negev, Dimona…

3:59 Eshkol

3:55pm Eshkol

3:40pm Eshkol

3:30pm Kerem Shalom

3:29pm Nirim, Ein Hashlosha

3:26pm Yad Mordechai, Netiv Ha’Asara

3:20pm Missile explosions in Ashkelon

3:19pm Yad Mordechai, Netiv Ha’Asara, Ashkelon, Be’er Ganim, Zikkim, Karmiya

2:48pm Gaza Belt communities – Sha’ar HaNegev and Sdot Negev Regional Council districts; Nahal Oz, Kibbutz Sa’ad, Kfar Aza, Kfar Maimon

2:38pm Kissufim, Nirim, Ein Hashlosha

2:03pm Ashkelon Coastal Region

2:01pm Ashkelon, Yad Morchechai, Netiv Ha’Asara, Zikkim

1:41pm Four missiles explode in open areas near Dimona

1:38pm Dimona, Yerucha, Arad, Ara’a

1:27pm Kiryat Gat, Lachish, Achuzam

1:04pm Netiv Ha’Asara, Yad Mordechai

12:50pm Two rockets explode in Sdot Negev, open areas

12:42pm Sdot Negev

12:16pm Be’er Sheva, Ofakim x2, Bnei Shimon Regional Council district

12:15pm Rocket Alerts Ashdod, Sha’ar Hanegev, Sdot Negev Regional Council districts

11:56am Rocket Alert Eshkol Region

10:51am Ashkelon Coastal Region

10:44am Sha’ar HaNegev Regional Council district

10:30am Israel firing into Gaza City with artillery.

10:15am Color Red alert: Gaza Belt communities x2

9:32am Iron Dome system intercepted four missiles over Israel’s central region, including central over Gush Dan. Israelis warned not to touch fallen shrapnel.

Shrapnel fell in a school’s playground. No one injured. (Sorry, can’t say location)

9:23am Color Red alert: Entire coastline from Ashdod to the north, metro Tel Aviv-Yafo, Bnei Brak, Petach Tikvah past Rishon Lezion, Herzliya, including Gush Dan region, Kiryat Gat to the east

8:25am Iron Dome intercepts rocket over Kiryat Malachi

8:04am Four rockets explode in Eshkol Regional Council district, one ignites a fire in open area

8:03am Iron Dome intercepts six missiles over Ashkelon

8:02am One woman sustains leg wound in Be’er Tuvia following rocket attack

8:01am Sirens: Kiryat Malachi, Be’er Tuvia, Yoav, Shafir

7:57am Sirens: Shafir

7:43am Color Red alert Ashkelon, Ashkelon Coastal Region

7:41am Sirens: Eshkol Regional Council district

Good morning.

Relatively quiet night. Only 7 rockets fell.

7:25am Color Red alert Eshkol Regional Council district

4:41am Color Red alert Eshkol Regional Council district

12:09am (Wednesday) Ashkelon, Ashkelon Coastal Region

South Tel Aviv House Damaged by Gaza Missile Junk

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

A house in south Tel Aviv was struck Wednesday morning by shrapnel falling from an interception by the Iron Dome anti-missile defense system.

At least four missiles were intercepted in the Gush Dan region when Hamas terrorists fired a missile barrage at central Israel at about 9:20 am.

The “gift from Gaza,” as one of the occupants of the Tel Aviv household put it, slammed into the couple’s living room, dropping straight through the roof. “It had this burning smell,” he added.

Last week, Israelis in south Tel Aviv made a habit of looking up at the sky to watch the rockets fired from Gaza as they were being intercepted by the Iron Dome over Tel Aviv. One missile landed near a gas station in south Tel Aviv, but it didn’t stop most of the rest of the neighborhood from watching the trajectory until it became clear it was heading directly for them. Home Front Command and Israel Police officials are repeatedly warning curious Israelis not to touch any shrapnel they encounter after Iron Dome interceptions.

Such items may still be coated with explosives or other poisonous material, and often are sharp or deadly in other ways.

Live Updates: Latest Gaza Rocket Launches (New Attack: 12:09 AM – Wednesday)

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

12:09am (Wednesday) Ashkelon, Hof Ashkelon

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10:56pm Otef Gaza, Ashdod, Ashkelon…

10:28pm Rocket Alert Eshkol Region

9:52pm Two rockets fired from Gaza hit the Hebron area.

9:45pm 4x Iron Dome interceptions near Beit Shemesh

9:20pm Sirens: Adam, Kfar Adumi, Kochav haShachar, Jericho(!), Jordan Valley, Beit Shemesh, Mate Yehuda

9:09pm Cleared for publication – Channel 2 TV reports that shrapnel from a rocket strike tonight hit a school in Rishon L’Zion causing serious damage. No injuries.

8:58pm Barrage: Ashdod, Ashkelon, Gan Yavneh, Yad Mordechai

7:51pm Rockets in Eshkol region.

7:30pm Rockets in Sederot and Merchavim area.

Earlier at least 3 rockets shot down over Tel Aviv.

There were also sirens before also in Modiin and Dimona….

Hamas hit yet another power line into Gaza… (Good).

7:26pm South Ashkelon Region – rockets…

7:12pm Ashkelon and South Ashkelon region.

Man critically injured at Erez junction from Mortar.

7:04pm Beer Tuvia area….Negev Region….Ashdod… The SOUTH

8:58pm Ashdod

7:00pm Beer Sheva

6:58pm Rockets towards Ashkelon region….twice in a row.

6:52pm Southern Ashkelon region…Beer Tuvia Region….Kiryat Gat….big volley of rockets.

6:55pm Major rocket attack on its way to Greater Tel Aviv….Tel Aviv, Yaffo, Yahud, Shoham, Rishon and about 15 other places.

6:41pm Ashkelon region

6:34pm Ashkelon region – rocket alerts

6:20pm More Sirens in Central Negev region…BeerSheva and Eastwards

6:09pm Rocket Alert Sderot… Bet Shikma

6:08pm Merchavim Region – Rocket Alerts

6:05pm Rocket Alert Hof Ashkelon x3

5:55pm Multiple Rocket Alerts Hof Ashkelon… Shar Hanegev… Netivot… Sdot Negev… Merchavim

5:31pm Rocket Alert Ashkelon, Hof Ashkelon – multiple launches

5:09pm Rocket Alerts Shaar HaNegev/Sedot HaNegev

4:45pm More Rocket alerts in Eshkol

4:42pm Rocket Alerts Eshkol Region

4:29pm Eshkol

4:21pm Sirens Hof Ashkelon… Ashkelon and surrounding area

4:00pm Sderot, Shaar Negev, Eshkol

3:56pm Ashkelon, Hof Ashkelon

3:49pm Eshkol

3:00pm Unilateral cease fire over? IDF Radio reports Netanyahu orders IDF to restart air strikes on Gaza, after dozens of rockets hit Israel, after 9:00am cease fire was ignored.

2:59 Sderot, Netivot, Otef Aza

2:42pm Ashkelon, Hof Ashkelon

2:35pm Mortars on Kissufim

2:31pm Eshkol, Ashdod

2:17pm Ashdod

2:15pm Ashkelon

2:06pm Re’im

1:58pm Zikkim, Karmiya

1:54pm Gush Dan – two missiles intercepted over central region by Iron Dome anti-missile defense system

1:33pm Givat Brenner, Rehovot, Bat Shlomo

1:31pm Shfela, Rishon Lezion, Netzer

1:09pm Shfela, Gezer, Mishmar David, Beit Hanan, Ness Tziona, Kfar Mordechai, Yavneh area

12:58pm Three rockets intercepted by the Iron Dome anti-missile system over Ashkelon, Ofakim and Rehovot.

12:55pm Greater Ashkelon 2x, Brosh, Tidhar, Netivot, Glilot

12:47pm Kissufim

12:40pm Hamas takes responsibility for missile fire at Haifa — but no impact sites are found by security personnel

12:31pm Zichron Ya’akov, Mayan Tzvi, Yoknea’m, Gido, Binyamina, Hadera, Carmel, Haifa coastal region

12:22pm Zikkim, Ir Ganim, Sarni, Rehovot, Ashkelot, Ness Tziona, Gan Shlomo, Givat Brenner, Ashdod, Beit Gamliel, Kfar Mordechai, Yavneh

12:21pm Ashkelon, Yad Mordechai, Be’er Ganim, Nitzanim

11:24am Ein Hashlosha

11:22am Ashdod, Ashdod, Bnei Darom, Nir Galim, Yad Mordechai, Netiv Ha’Asara, Ad Halom, Zikkim, Karmiya, Gan Yavneh, Hatzor, Nitzan, Ashkelon 2x, Ashdod 3x, Avigdor, Achva, Be’er Tuviya, Kiryat Malachi, Nir Galim 2x

11:18am Sha’ar HaNegev

11:12am Sderot, Nir Am, Sapir, Giv’im, Shikkim

10:37am Kerem Shalom

10:00am 2 rockets explode in Eshkol Regional Council – one hour after “ceasefire”

9:57am Ashkelon, Ami Oz, Eshkol Regional Council

9:15am Israel’s Security Cabinet accepts Egyptian proposed ceasefire.

8:52am Siren: Nir Oz

8:51am Siren: Eshkol Regional Council

8:33am Sirens: Zikkim, Ashkelon Coastal Region, Netiv Ha’Asara

7:32am Siren-Eshkol

Good morning. Ceasefire? Who knows. Most Israelis want Israel to first finish the job, then there will definitely be a cease fire.

6:33am Sirens: Hof Ashkelon

3:46am Siren-Eshkol

1:27am (Tuesday) Rocket slams into Eilat hotel

Additional Iron Dome Battery Deployed

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

An additional Iron Dome anti-missile system was deployed Monday evening, the third such installation to be completed in the past seven days.

Israel currently deploys nine Iron Dome batteries to protect its civilians and soldiers from missile and rocket fire launched by Hamas and other terrorists on its borders.

In the past week, missiles were fired at Israel from Lebanon, Syria and Gaza. Millions of Israelis raced for shelter under the constant rocket fire aimed from the borders.

The Iron Dome has saved millions of lives and homes but Israel’s economy is taking a battering: each interceptor missile fired to defend a city costs $50,000. Each battery installed to launch those interceptors costs hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Live Updates: Latest Gaza Rocket Launches (New Attack: 1:27 AM Tuesday)

Monday, July 14th, 2014

1:27am (Tuesday) Rocket slams into Eilat hotel

12:28am (Tuesday) Sdot Negev

11:19pm Sedot Negev and Shaar HaNegev regions.

10:46pm Eshkol region

10:30pm Sirens up North in Shlomi and the Asher region.

21:31 Early warning siren sounds in Be’er Sheva.

21:28 Sirens sound for the second time in half an hour at Kibbutz Yad Mordechai and a moshav south of Ashkelon.

21:02 Sirens sound at Kibbutz Yad Mordechai and a moshav south of Ashkelon.

20:05  Warning sirens sound in Eshkol region in Western Negev.

19:53 IDF says rocket attack earlier on the Golan Heights from Syria earlier in the day was intentional.

19:40 Two Bedouin sisters, ages 10 and 15, suffered serious injuries from shrapnel after rockets from Hamas exploded north of Be’er Sheva.

19:39: Two rockets exploded in open areas near the town of Yerucham.

19:07 Sirens sound in Yerucham, south of Be’er Sheva, and in Dimona, home of Israel’s nuclear research center.

18:57 Two rockets exploded in open area near Netivot in Western Negev; no injuries.

18:55 Sirens in Western Negev kibbutzim and moshavim and Ashkelon.

18:49 Six-year-old girl suffered light shrapnel wounds in missile attack on Be’er Sheva.

18:30 IDF source says Hamas showing signs of wanting truce, but other sources says Hamas still wants to set conditions.

18:30 Gaza terrorists fire anti-rank missile at IDF tank. No injuries.

18:12 Syria fires rocket on Golan Heights. No one injured; fire breaks out in field.

18:00 Iron Dome intercepts one of three missiles headed for Be’er Sheva’ two others exploded. One person reportedly suffered serious injuries while racing to s bomb shelter.

5:53pm Be’er Sheva, Omer, Segev Shalom, Tel Sheva, Majdal Shams, Abu Jaber, Ramat HaGolan

5:51pm Ashkelon, Gaza Belt communities, Sdot Negev Regional Council

5:27pm Gaza Belt communities, Netiv Ha’Asara, Or HaNer, Yad Mordechai, Erez

5:03pm At least four missiles landed in various open areas; one missile intercepted by the Iron Dome anti-missile system over Tel Aviv

5:00pm Metro Tel Aviv, Gush Dan region, Petach Tikvah

4:57pm Nahal Oz, Alumim

4:48pm Ashkelon, Be’er Ganim, Ashdod, Bnei Darom, Nitzan, Nitzanim, Ad Halom, Zikkim, Karmiya

4:06pm Bnei Netzarim, Holit, Sde Avraham

3:56pm Nir’im, Ein Hashlosha

3:54pm Nahal Oz, Alumim, Kfar Aza, Kibbutz Sa’ad

3:37pm Gaza Belt, Nir’im, Ein Hashlosha

3:13pm Gaza Belt, Nir Am, Erez, Sderot, Sha’ar HaNegev Regional Council

2:46pm Ashdod, Be’er Tuvia, Kfar Silver, Beit Ezra, Ein Tzurim, Mei Shafir, Kiryat Malachi

2:24pm Gaza Belt communities; Kfar Aza, Kibbutz Sa’ad, Nir Oz, Eshkol Regional Council

2:16pm Ashdod, Gan Yavneh, Bnei Aish

1:14pm Gan Yavneh, Bnei Aish, Nitzanim, Kiryat Malachi, Be’er Tuvia, Ashdod

1:13pm Ashkelon, Be’er Ganim

1:00pm Eshkol

12:58pm Eshkol

12:53pm Eshkol

12:27pm Be’er Tuvia

12:26pm Gan Yavne, Be’er Tuvia, Gederot

12:23pm Ashdod, Hevel Yavne

12:04pm Eshkol

11:57am Hof Ashkelon

11:56am Shaar Negev

11:37am Hof Ashkelon, Ashkelon

11:16am Hof Ashkelon, Ashkelon

11:25am Hof Ashkelon

10:40am Siren Beer Tuvia

10:41am Siren Ashkelon

8:49am Siren Eshkol Region

8:30am Siren Hof Ashkelon

8:27am Siren Ashkelon

8:26am Siren Ashdod

8:20am Siren Hof Ashkelon

UPDATE: 6:34am Ashdod – This was NOT a rocket.

It was a drone launched from Gaza. Israel shot it down.

7:50am Siren Hof Ashkelon

7:48am Siren: Netivot, Sdot Negev

7:26am Siren: Sdot Negev, Shaar HaNegev

7:23am Siren: Binei Shimon Region

7:11am Siren: Merchavim, Sdot HaNegev

6:34am  Siren: Ashdod  UPDATE: Drone from Gaza – Shot down by Israel.

5:54am  Siren: Eshkol

5:41am Siren: Eshkol

3:04am  Siren: Aza border communities

1:59am Ashkelon. ….Ashkelon….rocket alerts.

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