Hamas terror war against Israel
Israel under fire - IDF responds24 Jul 2014IDF Spokesman: "Hamas terrorists have intentionally abused Wafa Hospital to indiscriminately attack Israel and its civilians." A Thai greenhouse worker was killed by a mortar fired from Gaza. Three Paratroopers killed in Gaza Strip.
Israel under fire July 2014 - A Diary24 Jul 2014Since the start of Operation Protective Edge, at least 2,270 rockets have been launched at Israel, striking at the civilian population throughout the country, from north to south. Three civilians have been killed.
IDF soldiers killed in Operation Protective Edge24 Jul 2014Since the beginning of the ground operation in Gaza, 32 IDF soldiers and officers have been killed.
Hamas uses Gaza schools for military-terrorist purposes22 Jul 2014During Operation Protective Edge, UNRWA announced that 20 rockets were discovered in a vacant school in the Gaza Strip. On July 22, UNRWA issued a statement regarding a second case in which a UN school in Gaza was exploited by terrorists to hide rockets.
Hamas' use of civilians as human shields20 Jul 2014Hamas takes advantage of the fact that the IDF avoids attacking targets where it is know there are civilians.
IDF thwarts terror attack via tunnel from Gaza17 Jul 2014Early this morning (July 17) IDF forces thwarted an attack by Hamas terrorists attempting to infiltrate Israel via a terror tunnel.
Hamas attacks from civilian population areas16 Jul 2014Hamas positions its rocket launching sites, weapons caches, and command centers in areas surrounded by civilian buildings, and stores explosives and weapons in and around schools, mosques, and residential homes.
Hamas again uses Gazan civilians as human shields11 Jul 2014Hamas again uses Gazan civilians as human shields to prevent the Israeli Air Force from attacking operatives' houses. Hamas will probably employ various tactics of using civilians as human shields as Operation Protective Edge continues and expands.
Rocket fire from Gaza and Palestinian ceasefire violations after Operation Cast Lead (Jan 2009)08 Jul 2014 On April 16, 2001 the Hamas terrorist organization launched its first rocket into Israel. In 2012, 1632 rockets hits were identified in Israeli territory, and 409 since the end of Operation Pillar of Defense (November 2012).
IDF strikes Hamas tunnel as terrorists plan attack07 Jul 2014Hamas terrorists built the tunnel, which extends from Gaza into Israel, in order to execute complex attacks against civilians and IDF soldiers.