Hamas

Operation Cast Lead – Update No. 11

On January 3, IDF infantry, armored, engineering and artillery forces entered the Gaza Strip with backup from the sea and air.
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Terrorism and the media: Hamas’s Al-Aqsa TV no longer broadcasts via the European Eurobird satellite.

On January 5, 2009, the Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center revealed that Hamas’s Al-Aqsa TV had begun broadcasting via a European communications satellite called Eurobird, which belongs to Eutelsat, a company whose head offices are in Paris.
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Operation Cast Lead- Update No. 10

Hamas terrorist operatives continue to avoid direct contact with IDF soldiers, preferring tactics such as sniper fire, RPG fire, mortar shell fire and IEDs. They wage their fighting from strongholds within the civilian population, exposing it to danger of attack.
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Operation Cast Lead Update No. 9

On January 6 the ground operation in the Gaza Strip continued for the third day with increased friction between the IDF and terrorist operatives. On January 7 Israel instituted a three-hour lull in the fighting to operate a humanitarian corridor for deliveries to the Gaza Strip
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Hamas’s Al-Aqsa TV broadcasts via a European satellite operated by a corporation whose head offices are in Paris

Hamas’s Al-Aqsa TV and the Hamas’s PALDF Forum announced on January 5 that they would begin broadcasting via a European communications satellite called Eurobird
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Operation Cast Lead Update No. 8

During the past 24 hours the ground operation continued, with increased friction between the IDF and Hamas operatives.
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