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  • NDTV Exclusive: How Hamas Assembles and Fires Rockets (outside of journalists hotel)

    08/05/2014 11:50:06 AM PDT · by Dallas59 · 16 replies
    NDTV ^ | 8/5/2014 | NDTV
    Gaza: In the minutes before the ceasefire kicked in at Gaza this morning, Hamas fired a flurry of rockets towards Israel - 30 according to some counts. Israel has argued that that these rockets are fired from civilian areas, and this is why its retaliatory strikes can result in civilian casualties. But this morning, NDTV witnessed one such rocket silo being created under a tent right next to the hotel where our team was staying. Minutes later, we saw the rocket being fired, just before the 72-hour ceasefire came into effect. It began with a mysterious tent with a blue...
  • Hamas Rockets Exploding in Gaza Strip

    08/01/2014 9:56:39 AM PDT · by george76 · 24 replies
    Wa FB ^ | July 31, 2014 | Abraham Rabinovich
    More than a third of the 140 rockets fired by Hamas at Israel yesterday fell short and exploded inside the Gaza Strip, according to the Israeli Army spokesman’s office. Rocket shortfalls have increased, according to Israeli military sources. They attribute these misfires to the intense pressure Hamas rocket squads face from Israeli air and artillery attacks, as well as poorly assembled rockets. ... Hamas fighters in Israeli army uniforms have succeeded in killing close to 10 Israeli soldiers during incursions utilizing the tunnel network. Residents of kibbutzim along the border have demanded that the army eliminate the tunnel threat before...
  • Rocket fire reported north of Tel Aviv as Hamas dramatically ups range

    07/08/2014 1:38:51 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 59 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 7-8-2014 | By Spencer Ho and Yifa Yaakov
    No initial reports of injuries or damage after massive barrage across country; Netanyahu vows to widen Gaza operation, as cabinet okays call-up of 40,000 troops; rockets shot down over Tel Aviv; terrorists killed in firefight at Zikim army base; Gazan death toll in double digits. Israel launched a major operation against Hamas and other terror groups in Gaza in the early hours of Tuesday morning, dubbed Operation Protective Edge, following heavy Hamas rocket fire over the preceding days. The fast-escalating situation in the south comes in the shadow of spiking Jewish-Arab tensions in Israel over the brutal killings of four...