Tag Archives: tunnels

Ground operation day 6: IDF and civilian casualties, UN condemnations, rockets and IDF onslaught continue

The 6th day of the ground operation of Operation Protective Edge has drawn to a close and with it comes the sad news of 5 more IDF casualties over the last 2 days: On Tuesday evening 2 soldiers were killed: … Continue reading

Posted in Defence and Military, Israel news, Terrorism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

UPDATED: Ground operation day 5 – 2 more soldiers killed, Hamas claims to have abducted soldier, IDF names him as Oron Shaul

The news so far for the 5th day of the ground operation of Operation Protective Edge (when will this war get a new name?) is that another two soldiers were killed in yesterday’s fighting, and Hamas have been claiming since … Continue reading

Posted in Defence and Military, Israel news, Terrorism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Ground Operation Day 4 – another 7 soldiers killed

The ground operation of Operation Protective Edge has almost completed its 4th day and despite the massive IDF assault on Hamas’ terror infrastructure in Gaza the rocket-fire onto Israel continues, albeit at a slightly lesser pace. The biggest blow from … Continue reading

Posted in Israel news | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Protective Edge Ground Operation Day 3 update

The news is moving so fast that I’ll try to do smaller and more frequent updates. Sadly, two more soldiers were killed in two separate incidents overnight: On Saturday evening, a Hamas gunman emerged from a tunnel in southern Gaza and … Continue reading

Posted in Defence and Military, Israel news, Terrorism | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Operation Protective Edge – Ground op day 2

Over Shabbat the pattern of preceding days repeated itself: multiple rocket and missile launches at Israel, scores of Air Force attacks against Hamas targets, terror tunnels discovered and destroyed, and several terrorists killed. The IDF’s figures as of 2 a.m. … Continue reading

Posted in Antisemitism, Defence and Military, Israel news, Terrorism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Gaza ground operation – Friday-Shabbat edition

There is not going to be a Good News Friday post this week. I just felt it was inappropriate at a time when the country is technically at war, with so many of our men, husbands, fathers, brothers and sons … Continue reading

Posted in Defence and Military, Israel news, Mideast news | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments