Skip to comments.IDF Strikes in Gaza In Response to Rocket
Posted on 06/24/2010 11:17:46 PM PDT by Cindy
IDF strikes in Gaza in response to rocket
Air Force planes target weapons warehouse, two smuggling tunnels in Strip; no injuries reported
Published: 06.25.10, 07:57 / Israel News
Israel Air Force aircraft bombed a weapons warehouse in northern Gaza and two smuggling tunnels in the southern Strip on Thursday night.
The Israel Defense Forces said the targets were hit and that all planes returned safely to their base. There were no reports of injuries.
The attack was a response to the firing of a rocket and mortar shells at western Negev communities on Thursday. The IDF stressed that Hamas was "a terrorist organization which is fully responsible for the events in the Strip."
On Thursday evening, a Qassam rocket exploded near a kibbutz north of the Gaza Strip, shortly after two mortar shells exploded south of a kibbutz in Shaar Hanegev Regional Council.
A total of nine mortar shells and one rocket were fired at Israel on Thursday, causing no injuries or damage.
Attacks from Gaza have increased in recent days, luckily, without causing any damage or injures. Nine days ago, after a week and a half of relative calm, fire on the western Negev from Gaza resumed, when a Qassam hit an open area in the Eshkol Regional Council.
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NOTE This is the new Israel-related thread.
NAVY FOILS ATTACK IN WATERS NEAR GAZA
YNET NEWS.com ^ | Published: 06.07.10, 07:03 / Israel News | Hanan Greenberg
Posted on June 7, 2010 12:12:13 AM PDT by Cindy
“Navy foils attack in waters near Gaza”
SNIPPET: “As Gaza flotillas make headlines, Palestinian cell wearing diving suits attempts to launch attack from sea. IDF force spots cell members in waters of Nahal Aza area, opens fire. Al-Aqsa Brigades say four people killed, one missing. Shortly afterwards, IAF attacks rocket launching cell attacked in northern Gaza; one gunmen moderately hurt
SNIPPET: “As the Gaza-bound flotillas continue to make headlines, the Israeli Navy thwarted an attack from the sea early Monday.
According to the Israel Defense Forces Spokesperson’s Unit, a Navy force spotted a cell in the waters of the Nahal Aza area, near Gaza. The force opened fire at the cell and hit a number of gunmen wearing diving suits and armed with weapons. There were no injuries among the soldiers.
The al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades, Fatah’s military wing, reported that four of the group’s men were killed and that a fifth man, who was lightly injured, was missing.”
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For those of you following the flotilla/”aid ship”/”human rights activists”/”peace activists” thread here the current one:
Iran Blinks, Will Not Send “Aid Ship” to Gaza
(CNN) via JIHAD WATCH.org ^ | June 24, 2010 | n/a
Posted on June 24, 2010 10:46:53 PM PDT by Cindy
Iran blinks, will not send “aid ship” to Gaza
SNIPPET: “IRNA said that Sheikholeslam told reporters in the northern city of Rasht that the ship had originally been scheduled to depart for Gaza on Thursday, but that its departure was postponed until Sunday because of restrictions imposed by Israel.
He added that officials then decided instead to cancel the trip altogether, shipping to Gaza the goods by other means, IRNA said.”
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Every time a rocket makes it over the fence, they should move the fence forward. There should be a penalty in land extracted every time they attack. They’ll scream but after you do it a time or two or three they’ll get the message.
Killing the attackers is necessary but insufficient. They don’t care about the lives of their terrorists. Only a penalty paid in land transmits pain. The border should move permanently each and every time they violate the border.
That’s a very good idea marron.
Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center
“News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
(June 16-22, 2010)”
June 22, 2010
MURDEROUS JEWS BOMB INNOCENT GAZANS!
Bibi is awesome.
If only the USA had a real man, not a Marxist, as her chief executive.
And real men, not sycophant cultists, as legislators.
There you go using common sense Marron. Don’t expect common sense to get in the way of the anti-semitic world though.
Suggestion to Bibi: Do what I’d do: Tell the ****ing UN that they have 30 days to find some place in the slammite world to put the their kept savages and that the place in question needs to be no less than 1000 km from Israel, and that any of them found an inch closer than that on day 31 were simply gonna be killed.
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
Alas, the wall is expensive.
Bombs are cheap.
bombed a weapons warehouse in northern Gaza and two smuggling tunnels in the southern Strip on Thursday night... The IDF stressed that Hamas was "a terrorist organization which is fully responsible for the events in the Strip."
Sort of like football penalties. Sounds good. But also kill the terrorists, blow up the munitions dumps, etc.
NOTE The following news brief is a quote:
Israeli car, bus stoned in West Bank; none injured
Published: 07.05.10, 21:29 / Israel News
An Israeli car was stoned near the West Bank city of Bethlehem. In another incident, a bus was stoned Ma’ale Adumim.
No injuries were reported in wither incident; both vehicles sustained some damage. (Shmulik Grossman)
“Trust the Palestinian Authority?”
by Daniel Pipes
National Review Online
July 6, 2010
NOTE The following blog entry is a quote:
IRGC Weekly Threatens More Abductions by Hamas
An article in Sobh-e Sadeq, the weekly of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), praises Hamas for driving a hard bargain in the Shalit deal, and claims that Israel can expect this movement to abduct one Zionist soldier for every Palestinian arrested by Israel.
Source: Sobh-e Sadeq (Iran), July 5, 2010
Posted at: 2010-07-05
Note: The following post is a quote:
Hezbollah Buys Their Way Into Israel
Strategy Page ^ | 7/6/2010 | Strategy Page
Posted on July 8, 2010 1:21:43 AM PDT by sonofstrangelove
Israeli police arrested an army NCO and charged him with treason for supplying information on border security, along the Lebanese frontier, to a local drug smuggling gang. The NCO, who worked on vehicle maintenance in a northern Israel army base, also provided the names of seven local civilians who were also working for the drug gang. Five of these have been arrested. What was most troublesome about this was that the drug gang was known to work with Islamic terror group Hezbollah, which controls most of southern Lebanon. The NCO provided information on which border posts were having problems with their surveillance equipment, or other gear, and what the patrol schedules were. The drug gangs bring their stuff in from Lebanon, where Hezbollah has to be paid off. Information on the Israeli military is very valuable, and it’s believed that Hezbollah was drug gang. The Israeli NCO said he did it for the money. Hezbollah has had increasing success getting Israelis, getting what the Israeli sergeant was passing on to the usually Israeli Arabs, to spy for them for cash
“Iranian fighter turned US spy: Tehran will attack Israel”
SNIPPET: “Former Revolutionary Guard member who relayed its secret operations to CIA for 10 years says Iran will commit ‘most horrendous suicide bombing in human history’ if not stopped”
Published: 07.10.10, 20:59 / Israel News
SNIPPET: “A former fighter in Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) turned US spy offered a rare glance into one of the most complex countries in the Middle East.
During a conference held at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy on Friday, Reza Kahlili (pseudonym) estimated that Iran will eventually attack Israel, Europe and the Persian Gulf states. He called for a preemptive strike on the regime in Tehran, but not on the Iranian people or the country’s infrastructure.”
NOTE: Comments follow this article (at the link).
“Why Israelis distrust Obama”
Last Updated: 12:33 PM, July 10, 2010
Posted: July 10, 2010
SNIPPET: “* His continued push for closer US ties with Syria — an ally of Iran, state sponsor of terrorism and major backer of both Hamas and Hezbollah.
* His decision to join the farcical UN Human Rights Council — which devotes most of its time to denouncing Israel.”
“IDF fires at 2 Palestinians who approached border fence”
Published: 07.17.10, 23:02 / Israel News
A Look at Iran