General Information

Operation Cast Lead-Update No. 17

On January 18 at 0200 hours, a unilateral ceasefire went into effect as Israel held its fire.
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Operation Cast Lead-Update No. 16

During the past 24 hours events focused on the announcement made by Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on the night of January 17, after a Political-Security Cabinet meeting.
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Operation Cast Lead—Update No. 15

Over the past 24 hours, IDF forces have continued expanding the ground operations in the outskirts of Gaza City, wrestling control of more and more areas from the terrorists and carrying out raids deep into the Hamas-controlled urban territory.
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Operation Cast Lead Update No. 14

IDF forces continued expanding the ground operation, reaching the outskirts of Gaza City, exposing and destroying terrorist infrastructure facilities.
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Operation Cast Lead Update No. 13

IDF reserve forces joined the ground forces fighting in the Gaza Strip, making it possible to slowly extend the ground action during the current phase.
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Operation Cast Lead – Update No. 12

During the current phase of the ground operation, IDF forces reinforced with reserve soldiers (integrated into the operation for the first time) have extended their searches and hit the military-terrorist infrastructure more deeply.
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