Tag Archives: IAF

Starting the week with a bang

In fact the “bang” started already at the end of the week just past with a rather large bang at the end of Independence Day, as a rocket launched from Gaza exploded in the area around Sderot. Thankfully there were … Continue reading

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Several Hezbollah terrorists killed in Syria in Israeli airstrike

While the world’s attention has been focused on France and Europe, the civil war in Syria, along with ISIS’s rampage through Iraq, (not to mention the resurgence of the Taliban in Afghanistan) has been raging on in the background. All … Continue reading

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Syrian TV claims Israeli jets bombed military sites near Damascus

Was it us or wasn’t it? According to Syrian TV, Israeli jets launched airstrikes on two military sites outside Damascus: Israeli fighter jets launched airstrikes on two military sites outside Damascus, Syrian state media and local activists reported Sunday. Israel made no official … Continue reading

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Operation Protective Edge – humanitarian truce ends, ground operation begins

Today’s events, beginning with the attempted infiltration by a large group of terrorists into a Kibbutz in the south, punctuated by a shaky humanitarian truce which was violated by Hamas in the middle, and culminating in a massive and intense … 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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3 Days in June

I’m sure you were expecting the title to be “Six Days in June”. Well, the Six Day War does get a look-in in this post, but there were two other very important days in the month of June over the … Continue reading

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