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Israeli naval commandos fight Hamas gunmen in beach front firefight
Telegraph. UK ^ | 7/.13/14 | Robert Tait, Sudaniya, Gaza Strip

Posted on 07/13/2014 3:21:12 PM PDT by Nachum

Israeli naval commandos fought Hamas gunmen in a dramatic beach front firefight on Sunday after Israel attempted the first boots-on-the ground operation of its ongoing offensive in Gaza.

Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, later warned that the military operation, that has so far killed 166 Palestinians, could gone on for a "long time".

The early morning clash broke out after Hamas militants – alerted by a lookout stationed in a nearby mosque – intercepted Israeli special forces trying wade ashore at Sudaniya in northern Gaza.

The two sides engaged each other in the sea, according to one witness account, in two hours of shooting that left four Israeli troops wounded. The Israeli military said the mission had achieved its goal of destroying rocket launching sites near the beach.

The amphibious landing came after as Israeli reservists massed along the Gaza land frontier with tanks and artillery fire for a possible ground invasion following six days of aerial bombardment.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: commandos; gaza; hamas; israel; israeli; naval; stih; waronterror

1 posted on 07/13/2014 3:21:12 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

“alerted by a lookout stationed in a nearby mosque”

That makes it a legitimate target. Blow it to smithereens.


2 posted on 07/13/2014 3:22:49 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: Lurker

Muzzies have been posting lookouts in mosques for centuries.Those towers were always meant to be dual purpose.


3 posted on 07/13/2014 3:25:16 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Nachum

You would think that Israel is just attacking for no reason, wouldn’t you?


4 posted on 07/13/2014 3:26:43 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Nachum

Good shooting


5 posted on 07/13/2014 3:30:09 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: GeronL
The have a reason. Its because they're a bunch of big old meanies of course.

/sarc

6 posted on 07/13/2014 3:30:56 PM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard (Asperges me, Domine, hyssopo et mundabor, Lavabis me, et super nivem dealbabor.)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

Seven million Israeli Jews, four hundred million Arab Muslims.

Would someone please do the freaking math!!?


7 posted on 07/13/2014 3:45:26 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: elcid1970
Seven million Israeli Jews, four hundred million Arab Muslims.

Would someone please do the freaking math!!?

God is on the side of Israel. You do the math.

8 posted on 07/13/2014 4:45:28 PM PDT by SVTCobra03 (You can never have enough friends, horsepower or ammunition.)
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To: elcid1970

where did you get the number 400 million arab muslims

It seems a trifle on the high side


9 posted on 07/13/2014 4:47:43 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. GOPc.+12 ..... Obama is public enemy #1)
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To: GeronL

Totally... and when they want their to be a cease fire they will hammer on Israel to yield first... why? Because they are logical and reasonable compared with the Whack Jorb Palis


10 posted on 07/13/2014 5:02:39 PM PDT by Walkingfeather
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To: SVTCobra03

I know Who is on Israel’s side. It’s the Arabs who refuse to do the math, & they keep flunking the exam.

;^)


11 posted on 07/13/2014 5:26:06 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: bert

I thought 400 milion seemed a little much except that’s the combined population of the twenty-two nation members of the Arab League reaching from North Africa to Iraq.

300 million or so would have been my guess.


12 posted on 07/13/2014 5:30:14 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: Nachum

“”alerted by a lookout stationed in a nearby mosque””

One if by land
Two if by sea


13 posted on 07/13/2014 5:30:19 PM PDT by Thank You Rush
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To: elcid1970
Seven million Israeli Jews, four hundred million Arab Muslims.

Would someone please do the freaking math!!?

You're gonna need more Arabs.

14 posted on 07/13/2014 5:54:18 PM PDT by gura (If Allah is so great, why does he need fat sexually confused fanboys to do his dirty work? -iowahawk)
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To: elcid1970

15 posted on 07/13/2014 5:55:44 PM PDT by gura (If Allah is so great, why does he need fat sexually confused fanboys to do his dirty work? -iowahawk)
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To: SVTCobra03
God is on the side of Israel

I'm really very frustrated. I've read and searched but haven't been able to find this in the New Testament. PLEASE tell the chapter and verse.

Many thanks.

16 posted on 07/13/2014 5:56:10 PM PDT by Right_in_Virginia
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To: Nachum

Putting good use to the practice they got when they attacked the USS Liberty


17 posted on 07/13/2014 6:16:31 PM PDT by MadIsh32 (In order to be pro-market, sometimes you must be anti-big business)
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To: Nachum

This article reads like muslims are SHOCKED that Israel shoots back at them. They hide behind their pregnant women and their kids as they lob rockets at the enemy they have sworn to exterminate.


18 posted on 07/13/2014 6:28:30 PM PDT by Blue Collar Christian (Just what is the real reason to disarm a law abiding citizen like me?)
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To: Right_in_Virginia

Not all of the Old Testament prophesies have been fulfilled. In Ezekiel 37:23-28 God promises to restore Israel forever, while there will no longer be any apostasies.

That did not happen when the exiled Jews returned from Babylon, where they dwelt during the time of that prophesy, as they were occupied by Rome and then scattered again. And the current state of Israel is nothing like the prophesy describes either, so IMHO that prophesy still has not been fulfilled, but many people believe the current state of Israel is the one described in the prophesy.

As to how the prophesy will be fulfilled, one can only speculate, and my Bible tells me not to bother trying to anticipate prophesies, but only to recognize them when they come to pass.

My conclusion: Every enemy that displaces Israel ends up losing in the long run, but in the meantime they are used by God to discipline Israel. So I would thus advise any entity that has animosity toward the state of Israel to abandon hope of possessing that land, as God has special interest in the geography and the children of Jacob that never bodes well for anyone else.


19 posted on 07/13/2014 7:47:25 PM PDT by Blue Collar Christian (Just what is the real reason to disarm a law abiding citizen like me?)
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