Fighting Terrorism

Operation Pillar of Defense – Update No. 4 (Terrorist Organizations Use Foreign Media Facilities for Camouflage and Protection)

During the past 24 hours two instances were exposed of terrorist operatives’ using the vehicles and buildings of foreign media in the Gaza Strip for purposes of camouflage and protection.
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Operation Pillar of Defense – Update No. 3 (November 19, 1300 Hours)

On November 18 and the first half of November 19 rocket fire attacks into Israeli territory continued, although they were fewer than during the previous 24 hours.
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Operation Pillar of Defense – Update No. 2 (November 18, 1300 Hours)

During the first half of November 18, the fifth day of Operation Pillar of Defense, the Palestinian terrorist organizations continued launching rockets into Israeli territory (an estimated 70 rocket hits were identified, including one intercepted by the Iron Dome aerial defense system over Tel Aviv; another was intercepted over Tel Aviv in the evening). The
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Operation Pillar of Defense – Update No. 1 (November 15, 1300 Hours)

On the afternoon of November 14, 2012, the IDF began Operation Pillar of Defense in the Gaza Strip. The opening shot was the targeted killing of Ahmed al-Jaabari, commander of Hamas’ military-terrorist wing, followed by severe Israeli Air Force strikes on the stockpiles of Iranian-supplied Fajr-5 long range rockets belonging to Hamas and the Palestinian
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (November 7-13, 2012)

This past week terrorist events focused on a new round of rocket fire escalation,. During the current round 121 rockets and in addition, mortar shells have been fired into Israeli territory. Mahmoud Abbas formally announced the date of the Palestinian request to upgrade the PA’s status in the UN on the symbolic date of November
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Another round of escalation after Palestinian terrorists fire an anti-tank missile at an IDF vehicle, wounding four soldiers *

On the evening of November 10, 2012, Palestinian terrorist operatives fired a Kornet anti-tank missile at an IDF jeep engaged in routine counterterrorism activities near the security fence in the central Gaza Strip.
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