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Operation Protective Edge Day 6: Ashkelon under fire, massive rocket fire continues over all Israel

Operation Protective Edge has moved into its 6th day with continuing rocket fire over almost the whole country, reaching as far north as Haifa, and as far as Ariel to the east.  Earlier today a teenage boy was seriously hurt … Continue reading

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Operation Protective Edge Day 4 – several direct hits in Israel, first casualties

Operation Protective Edge is now in its 4th day and doesn’t show any sign of finishing any time soon. Hamas are bombarding Israel relentlessly with rockets far and wide, in all directions, and unfortunately several direct hits were made today. … Continue reading

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Protective Edge, Day 3: More massive rocket volleys, IDF warns Gaza population to clear out

Operation Protective Edge (I still hate that name!) entered its third day yesterday (10th July), and as in the previous days it started with a bang. Or rather, with several bangs as Hamas began with volleys of rockets towards the … Continue reading

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Pillar of Cloud: Update for day 5

It’s been a busy noisy day in Israel on day 5 of Operation Pillar of Cloud.  Here are the highlights from the Times of Israel liveblog (part 2): For the fourth day in a row, Tel Aviv is the target … Continue reading

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Day 2 of Operation Pillar of Cloud update: 3 killed in Kiryat Malachi

I was living in hope and praying that there would be no Israeli casualties in Operation Amud Annan but sadly this was not to be.  And events overtook me before I managed to publish this post. The death toll in … Continue reading

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Rocket fire update

After yesterday’s massive rocket barrage the south underwent a fairly quiet night. However that was violently broken this morning when yet another missile onslaught from Gaza hit Israel’s southern (and not so southern) communities, injuring four Israeli civilians. Please note … Continue reading

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