"We cannot tolerate a situation in which residents in our country are subject to unrelenting acts of terrorism."
Students at the high school were immediately evacuated from the building while the bomb squad and police sappers were summoned to the site.
The Israeli Air Force took to the skies and stayed there, striking 80 sites belonging to Hamas and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorist organization.
“The public is asked to report any suspicious object to the “100" Israel Police Emergency Hotline and to leave dealing with such objects solely to the police and bomb squad.”
Eizenkot, who ended a US visit early following the rocket that hit a civilian neighborhood in Beersheba, found himself engaged in his own survival war .
When asked if after the restoration of the Gaza Strip Hamas would take care of the needs of its citizens, Eiland replied: "No. Extremist regimes operate according to short-term interests."
The Hamas decision to ease the confrontations with the IDF "came to reduce the losses among the protesters."
"We must fight the terrorism of the balloons as the State of Israel fights any other kind of terrorism.”
IDF fighter jets attacked more than 20 Hamas terrorist targets in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday morning, in retaliation for the shooting of a...
Eyewitnesses said the Israeli raids had spread to the town of Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip, and a powerful explosion rocked Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip.
Israel Police instruct the public NOT to touch or EVEN TO APPROACH any suspicious object, including balloons or kites which "may contain flammable or explosive material."
Despite the unceasing, daily riots, Israel's political echelon approved the passage of fuel trucks from Qatar into the Gaza Strip via the Kerem Shalom crossing on Tuesday.
Since March 30, at least 8,000 acres of forest land and agricultural farmland has been destroyed due to Gaza arson terror.
Security personnel summoned the bomb squad to defuse the explosive.
Attacks on southern Israel – and other areas of the country as well – with incendiary balloons carrying explosive devices, have been increasing.
Some 20,000 Arabs rioted on Shabbat at several locations along the Gaza Strip border fence, torching tires and throwing explosive charges at IDF soldiers.
"Shortly you'll be hearing explosions resulting from IDF activity in the Gaza Strip," Eshkol Regional Council leaders told residents.
Israelis went scrambling for cover in the Jewish communities of Yad Mordechai and Netiv Ha'Asara, Ohr HaNer, and Erez, among others.
The Iron Dome anti-missile defense system intercepted two of the rockets.
“They demonstrated an amazing solidarity between the American people and the Israeli people."
The security risk has ended.
The probe is looking at whether Hussain lived in Afghanistan, and also possibly in Pakistan.
"It would be worthwhile [for Hamas] to pay attention, not only to what we are saying, but to what we are doing."
A total of seven fires were set in the Eshkol Regional Council district alone on Monday.
Mayor Alon Davidi: "I am calling on the prime minister and the cabinet ministers to be with the residents, to come down to the south ... at the end of this most difficult week."