The Israeli Palestinian Conflict

Operation Protective Edge – Update No. 13 (As of 1200 hours, July 27, 2014)

During the past 24 hours (July 26, 2014) there was a 12-hour humanitarian ceasefire initiated by the UN. It was honored by both Israel and Hamas and was accompanied by a significant decrease in friction between the IDF and the terrorist organizations operating in the Gaza Strip; the terrorist organizations also did not attack Israel
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Operation Protective Edge – Update No. 12 (As of 1200 hours, July 24, 2014)

The fighting between the IDF and Hamas and the other terrorist organizations continues in the Shejaiya neighborhood and at other friction points in the Gaza Strip. IDF activity continues to focus on exposing and destroying tunnels used for terrorist purposes (31 so far).
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Hamas and the Other Terrorist Organizations in the Gaza Strip Use Medical Facilities and Ambulances for Military-Terrorist Purposes

Hamas and the other terrorist organizations have frequently made use of hospitals and other medical facilities for various military purposes. That is because they know the IDF does not attack medical facilities, and using a medical facility provides their terrorist operatives located there with a kind of immunity.
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Operation Protective Edge – Update No. 11 (As of 1200 hours, July 23, 2014)

The fighting between the IDF and Hamas and the other terrorist organizations continues at various friction points in the Gaza Strip, especially the Shejaiya neighborhood. The terrorist organizations make extensive use of anti-tank rockets, sniper fire and IEDs in order to cause the IDF the greatest number of casualties possible and to show they are
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Operation Protective Edge – Update No. 10 (As of 1200 hours, July 11, 2014)

The fighting between the IDF and Hamas and the other terrorist organizations continues in various locations in the Gaza Strip, especially the Shejaiya neighborhood of Gaza City. The IDF continues exposing and blowing up tunnels used for terrorist purposes, some of them extending into Israeli territory (so far 45 shafts and between 14 and 16
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Operation Protective Edge – Update No. 9 (As of 1200 hours, July 12, 2014)

The current focus of the ground operation is Shejaiya, a densely-populated neighborhood in the eastern part of Gaza City.
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