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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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Escalation in the South – Update (November 12, 13:00 Hours)

The round of escalation in the south that began on November 10 with an anti-tank missile attack on an IDF jeep continues. So far 109 rockets have been fired into Israeli territory, as well as a number of mortar shells.
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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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At the end of October 2012, a round of escalation from the Gaza Strip again exposed the double identities of Hamas military-terrorist operative.

On October 23, 2012, in response to massive barrages of rocket and mortar shell fire, Israeli aircraft struck a number of terrorist targets in the Gaza Strip.
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