More than 350 rockets, missiles and mortars were launched at Israel by Gaza terrorists since Tuesday morning.
Islamic Jihad needs the more powerful Hamas to join the fight against Israel.
Islamic Jihad vows to continue attacks • Gaza medical officials say 19 killed in strikes so far • Israel assembles forces on Gaza border.
There is a kind of rhythm that takes over the country once the government finally does something about the incessant terror attacks from Gaza on Israel’s civilians.
Due to the ongoing rocket attacks by Islamic Jihad, school has been cancelled for the following Israeli cities...
"The cost is not relevant today. It is the mitzvah that counts. These circumstances are atrocious. Thank God at least we can do this much."
High voltage lines supplying electricity to communities in the central Israeli lowlands and in the southern region were damaged by rocket fire. They were repaired, under fire, by Israel Electric Co. technicians.
Netanyahu called PIJ terror commander Baha Abu Ata a “ticking time bomb” and said his assassination had been approved by Israel’s Security Cabinet 10 days prior.
Firefighters worked to put out the fire before it could cause too much damage.
Earlier in the morning, the IDF Home Command, released an unusual statement cancelling not just school in Tel Aviv, but also work.
The IDF is apparently expecting an attack on Tel Aviv today. Rocket Alerts at 7:59 AM.
No property damage and no injuries were reported.
“Two launches from the Gaza Strip were identified that did not cross into Israel,” the IDF Spokesperson said.
This group is the military wing of the Popular Resistance Committees terror group in Gaza, and like Hamas and PIJ, is funded and equipped by Iran.
More than 400 rockets from Gaza aimed at civilian targets in mid-November 2018, wounding 55 Israelis. Two were killed.
Hundreds of people were sent racing for cover in southern Israel when the Red Alert siren activated.
Seven residents in the enclave were wounded when two of the three rockets that were launched exploded instead outside a private home in the southern Gaza city of Rafah.
A Red Alert incoming rocket siren was activated solely in limited areas and in open spaces due to the launch, as required.
Hamas has been working to accelerate the rockets’ flight speed, the fire rate and extend their range with the intent of overcoming Israel’s Iron Dome Defense system.
Security personnel said they were checking to see the accuracy of the alert.
Earlier in the day, three rockets landed in different parts of southern Israel.
The Red Alert siren sounded in he Ashkelon Coast Regional Council's southern industrial zone at around 7:00 pm.
Gaza's children are happily skipping off to school, and Israeli children are racing off to bomb shelters.
Residents in Yad Mordechai and Netiv Ha'Asara had fewer than 15 seconds within which to reach a bomb shelter or other safe space.
The rocket fire targeted the port city of Ashdod during the time that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was there speaking at a Likud event.
The prime minister – a veteran of the elite IDF Sayeret Matkal commando brigade – had no intention of leaving the scene and instead kept telling others to "evacuate quietly, calm down."
Hamas has reportedly cleared all of its headquarters for fear of an Israeli response to the attack, according to Arab media.
“Municipal teams are in the field and working to implement city directives in these next few minutes.”
Security personnel are investigating.
The launches triggered the Red Alert incoming rocket warning sirens in open fields in the Eshkol Regional Council district where the impact was expected.