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Operation Protective Edge Day 10: Huge terror attack foiled, temporary truce begins after rocket salvoes

Operation Protective Edge began its 10th day with an attempt by Hamas to commit a huge terror attack by infiltrating a civilian community via an enormous tunnel network with the aim of either kidnapping or murdering Israeli civilians or soldiers. … Continue reading

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Ceasefire? Now you see it, now you don’t: Operation Protective Edge Day 8

I had drafted a summary of yesterday’s events but, as you shall see shortly, the news overtook me as always.  So here’s a quick summary of yesterday’s damage: More than 115 rockets were fired from Gaza towards Israel. At least … 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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Hamas goes all out to attain a “quality” terror attack

As Operation Protective Edge stretches into another day, Hamas has continued bombarding Israel with scores of rockets today: Israel’s Operation Protective Edge entered its second day Wednesday after a chaotic first 24 hours. Terrorist groups in the Gaza Strip fired … Continue reading

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Operation Protective Edge – huge volleys of rockets fired deep into Israel

Operation Protective Edge was finally launched yesterday by the IDF to counteract the massive volleys of missiles and rockets that are being fired by Hamas into Israel.  The army has asked for permission to mobilise up to another 40,000 reservists, … Continue reading

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Massive rocket onslaught on Israel

An unprecedented 80-rocket barrage hit Israel within the space of a few hour this evening, with 30 rockets being shot within 10 minutes: Hamas fired over 30 rockets in a ten-minute period into Israel on Monday, with hits reported in … Continue reading

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