18 Jun 2021

IDF strikes Gaza for second time this week, after incendiary balloons spark eight fires in southern Israel

After a continued barrage of incendiary balloons caused eight fires in southern Israel, the Israeli military struck targets in Gaza for the second time this week. The IDF said it struck Hamas military complexes and meeting places for the Khan Younis and Gaza brigade of the militant organization in Gaza.

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16 Jun 2021

Israel strikes in Gaza after fire balloons launched

Israel reportedly conducted airstrikes against Gaza overnight following the launch of incendiary balloons from Palestine. This marks the first major flare-up since an 11-day conflict that occurred last month and was ended with a cease-fire agreement. The Israeli military stated that it targeted compounds belonging to Hamas, a militant group

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17 May 2021

Israel launches new strikes on Gaza as calls for ceasefire grow

The violence in Israel and Gaza continued throughout the night, marking some of the heaviest raids on Gaza since the fighting began a week ago. Israel conducted a series of airstrikes on the Gaza Strip early Monday morning while Palestinian militants fired rockets at southern Israeli cities, most of which

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14 May 2021

Heavy artillery fire on Gaza escalates violence as clashes between Arabs and Jews rock Israeli cities

On Friday morning, Gaza experienced heavy artillery fire amid reports that the Israeli army had launched a ground invasion of the strip. However, those reports have since been conclusively denied. Yesterday, the combination of an army tweet and the gunfire led many news organizations to report that a ground war

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12 May 2021

Israel-Gaza: Fears of war as violence escalates

Over the past 38 hours, over 1,000 rockets have been fired, mostly at Tel Aviv, by Palestinian militants. Israel has carried out hundreds of air strikes, destroying two tower blocks in Gaza on Tuesday and Wednesday. Since Monday, at least 43 Palestinians have been killed along with six Israelis.  13

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11 May 2021

Israel launches airstrikes after rockets fired from Gaza in day of escalation

Clashes in Jerusalem on Monday between Palestinian and Israeli forces have led to a day of escalation, with both sides exchanging fire throughout Monday night and early Tuesday morning in Gaza. The clashes left hundreds injured and dramatically increased tensions between the two entities. Israel has launched a series of

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21 Aug 2020

Gaza militants fire 12 rockets, Israel strikes Hamas targets

Last night, Palestinian militants and Israeli forces clashed violently, exchanging missile fire. Nine of the twelve rockets launched by Palestine were intercepted, and Israel retaliated with three airstrikes on Hamas infrastructure and territory. The Israeli military disclosed the exchange of fire early on Friday morning. This represents the most significant

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03 Dec 2019

Tourism in Israel? U.S. charity’s offer with Gaza hospital project irks Palestinians

US charity FriendShips, an evangelical Christian group, is building a tent hospital in the Gaza strip, causing controversy by offering foreign medical volunteers a weekend of tourism in Israel across the volatile border. Construction of the facility had won support from both Hamas, Gaza’s Islamist rulers, and Israel. However, civilians

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26 Aug 2019

Israeli warplanes hit Gaza after Palestinian rocket fire: Army

Israel on Monday carried out airstrikes on Hamas military targets in the Gaza Strip, the country’s military said, adding that the operation was a response to three rockets launched “from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory.” However, Hamas denied that it or any other Palestinian faction had carried out rocket

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06 May 2019

In a first, Israel responds to Hamas hackers with an air-strike

In the midst of escalating violence between Israel and militants in Gaza over the weekend, Israel became the first country to use kinetic force to respond to a cyberattack in real-time. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) claimed that Hamas hackers launched a cyberattack against its systems on Saturday. After thwarting

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