The Israeli Palestinian Conflict

News of the Israeli-Palestinian Confrontation July 1-14, 2006

Escalation began in the northern arena following a Hezbollah terrorist attack during which eight IDF soldiers were killed and two abducted. Hezbollah Operation Summer Rains continued in the Gaza Strip, during which infantry and armored forces operated in the northern, central and southern Gaza Strip.
Read more...

The Hamas civilian infrastructure in PA territories

During Operation Summer Rains the IDF has carried out intensive activities against more than 40 institutions and offices belonging to Hamas’s civilian infrastructure (da’wah) in Judea and Samaria. Materials have been confiscated from those offices and institutions that are outlawed by Israel, including Hamas documents, materials inciting hatred and violence, and documents dealing with the
Read more...

Operation Summer Rains (Update No. 6, July 6, 12 noon)

During the night of July 5, nine days after the beginning of Operation Summer Rains, IDF infantry and armored forces entered the northern Gaza Strip to impede the launching of Qassam rockets. The step was taken in response to the attacks on the center of the city of Ashqelon during the two previous days
Read more...

Operation Summer Rains (Update No. 5, July 3)

In the field, the IDF has paused its land activity, while air strikes continue and focus on ground targets, and artillery attacks hit Qassam rocket launching sites. Politically, the Egyptian initiative to mediate the release of the abducted soldier apparently came (at least temporarily) to a dead end when the abductors issued “Military announcement No.
Read more...

Operation Summer Rains – the IDF continues its air strikes in the Gaza Strip (Update No.4, June 30, 11 a.m.)

Between June 29 and June 30 the IDF concentrated on attacking terrorist objectives from the air without increasing ground activity.
Read more...

Broadening the scope of the IDF military action, Operation Summer Rains (Update No. 3, June 29, 1 p.m.)

On the second day of Operation Summer Rains operational activities went beyond the borders of the Gaza Strip.
Read more...