Netanyahu to arrive at Kirya for security briefing

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called an urgent security meeting in the Kirya military headquarters within the next hour. Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman, the IDF Chief of Staff, the head of the Shin Bet and the head of the National Security Council will all be in attendance to discuss the recent developments in the south.

Further rocket sirens sounded near Gaza border

Further rocket sirens were sounded along the Gaza Strip border on Thursday morning, after a violent flareup overnight that saw more than 100 projectiles fired at Israel. Two Israelis were injured as a result of projectiles filed overnight.

Palestinians in Gaza launch 180 projectiles

The IDF Spokesperson‘s Unit released a statement regarding the statistics of projectiles fired and retaliatory strikes in Gaza on Thursday morning. According to the statement, the IDF has attacked around 150 targets in the Gaza Strip while 180 projectiles were launched from Gaza since Wednesday evening. The IDF‘s iron dome system has intercepted over 30 launches from Gaza with most […]

Yair Lapid: We will not sit on our hands while our children are bombed

Yair Lapid visited Sderot this morning and met with the Mayor of the city and was briefed on the events of the past 24 hours. During his visit, Yair Lapid said, “Hamas has to understand that Israel will not tolerate nights like the one we just had with rockets and mortars being fired at our women and children. This situation […]

Livni: A ground operation is not the only answer to the situation in Gaza

Recently appointed leader of the opposition, MK Tzipi Livni slammed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu‘s approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Gaza in an interview with Army Radio. "Now is the time for citizens of Israel to realize that a ground operation is not the only answer to the situation in Gaza, we always have other options. This government has convinced the […]

Report: U.S. senator accuses Russia of infiltrating Florida elections

Florida US Senator Bill Nelson states Russian operatives have penetrated some of Florida‘s election systems, reports Tampa Bay Times on Wednesday. Nelson assesses Russian intervention could delete registered voters ahead of the November elections if the systems are not adequately protected. "They have already penetrated certain counties in the state and they now have free rein to move about," says […]

Israelis in shelters as rocket launches continue throughout the night

Rocket launches from the Gaza Strip towards Israeli towns in the south continued throughout the night keeping the communities surrounding the Gaza Strip in shelters till the early hours of the morning. Hamas fired over 70 rockets, 11 of which were intercepted by the Iron Dome. In response, the IDF targeted Hamas terror cells and tunnels, reportedly killing Ali, reportedly […]