Recent updates: 23:30 Rockets hit Hadera and coastal region
Rockets fired from Gaza hit Israels coastal plain, as well as the city of Hadera, located between Haifa and Tel Aviv.
Hadera, which lies in the Haifa district, was hit by three rockets launched by Hezbollah in Lebanon in 2006. At the time, was the farthest point in Israel that Hezbollah was able to hit.
This evening, the city becomes one of the farthest points in Israel that Hamas rockets are able to reach along with Binyamina, where a Code Red siren blared earlier tonight.
23:20 Wedding celebrants seen scurrying for shelter
Channel 2 broadcasts footage of wedding participants n Ashdod fleeing during a rocket strike over an hour ago.
A Grad rocket hit near the wedding, damaging the building but causing no injuries.
Explosions heard in Sharon area, Tel Aviv
Several explosions are heard in the skies over the Sharon area north of Tel Aviv.
In the city itself, at the heart of Israels largest metropolitan area, a massive explosion was heard in recent minutes, according to residents.
23:08 Air force strikes heard in northern Gaza
Explosions heard in Beit Lahiya, Jabalya, other northern Gaza locations, in apparent Israel Air Force strikes.
They are not terrorists, they are jihadis.
Video shows IDF take out Hamas infiltrators
In startlingly vivid footage from a border surveillance camera, reportedly watched by a female conscripted solider, viewers can see what she saw in real time: the advance of a team of Hamas operatives from the sea toward either the navy base or the community of Zikim.
The video shows a pair of Hamas gunmen firing their weapons, probably at the Israeli army infantry forces that first engaged them the soldier on the right can be seen unjamming his weapon and then running for their lives as an air force helicopter fires upon them.
Five Hamas men, reportedly naval commandos, were killed in the aborted infiltration attempt.
According to Channel 2, the conscripted soldier spotted the infiltration and alerted the forces and directed them to the area. Mitch Ginsburg
I know longer understand, at all, what is happening to the world.
I wonder if Obama will have to give back his Nobel Peace Prize.
CNN too busy covering for Obama’s incompetence, and pushing liberal memes to cover this story live...
Video from Ashkelon of Iron Dome Intercepts.
>> Gazan death toll in double digits.
Only double digits? Slackers. David got into FIVE digits of philistines before he was even King.
Heck, Samson got into FOUR digits with the jawbone of a democrat!
Those were the days.
And that weak spineless child in the WH is calling for Israel to restrain itself from retaliating. I think maybe Kerry should step in and announce how concerned he is over the possibility of Israel going into Gaza and doing some Biblical thing.
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Missile Alert in Tel Aviv, right now!!
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Hamas has 4 times more long-range rockets than estimated
Hamas and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad group have some 400 long-range rockets, an arsenal four times larger than Israeli intelligence had estimated, Israeli journalist Yossi Melman says.
He says about 30 to 40 of the rockets were destroyed by the Israel Air Force, while 40 were used against Israel, thus far.
“There is a cache of about 300 left for use in the next 10 days, at this rate,” Melman tweets.
Isn't the elected government controlled by Hamas?
Why don' the Israelis just hold them accountable and blow up their government buildings (and other appropriate terrorist huts)
"Control your murdering pigs, or will blow you all to Hell....And eff the Mohammed dirtbag"
They need to make the Palestinian area a glass parking lot
Did you hear BiBi’s speech just before they implemented this mission?
Barrage of Rockets fired towards Tel Aviv moments ago followed by sirens, multiple interceptions, no injuries
Sirens were just heard across Israel. Initial indication suggests two rockets were intercepted above Tel Aviv area.
Israel had better protect itself. This country will not help them.