Category Archives: Terrorism

5 soldiers were killed in Monday’s tunnel infiltration at Nahal Oz, IDF strikes Hamas centers of power

In my previous post I mentioned that a tunnel infiltration by Hamas terrorists into Kibbutz Nahal Oz was thwarted. Today the news was released that five IDF soldiers were killed in that attack, and another soldier prevented the abduction of … Continue reading

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Gaza operation day 21 – Hamas rockets kill Gaza civilians, mortars kill IDF soldiers, no ceasefire in sight

Today, the 21st day of Operation Protective Edge, began on a less intense note. There had been no rocket fire overnight, and although no official ceasefire had been declared, Israel had made the decision to extend the humanitarian truce while … Continue reading

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Operation Protective Edge day 20 – Ceasefire see-saw

Israel has swung back and forth between 3 ceasefires today. First there was the ceasefire that was agreed yesterday to last from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m tonight. However that ceasefire was rejected early this morning (late last night?) by … Continue reading

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About those terror tunnels, and how Hamas used child labour to build them

The whole world has heard by now of the huge underground city known as the Hamas terror tunnels, a network of which has been dug to emerge within Israeli kibbutzim and towns around Gaza, besides other tunnels which are “only” … Continue reading

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Operation Protective Edge weekend roundup: more IDF casualties, Israel reject’s Kerry’s idea of a ceasefire

As Operation Protective Edge ends its 2nd week we hear that sadly 6 more soldiers were killed over Friday and Shabbat, bringing the death toll to 40:  The IDF announced early Saturday evening that three soldiers had been killed in the … Continue reading

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Operation Protective Edge Day 18 – another casualty, more rockets, Islamic Jihad leaders targeted

We’re now halfway into the 18th day of Operation Protective Edge and the 8th day of the ground operation. Here’s a quick summary which I won’t update until after Shabbat unless something very dramatic happens before Shabbat. Day 18 … … Continue reading

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