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  • June 20, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    June 20, 2012 | 2:33 am

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    Syria Tests Russia’s Global Role

    The United States should not be looking to Russia, with its limited influence and own ‎interests, for a solution to the crisis in Syria, writes Paul J. Saunders in the National ‎Interest. ‎

    Russia has taken the same...

  • Rockets from Gaza shatter short-lived calm

    October 31, 2011 | 1:53 pm

    A rocket fired from Gaza landed in Ashkelon was the first since a barrage of rocket fire on southern Israel ended.

    Two mortars landed Monday afternoon in the western Negev shortly after the Kassam attack stopped at midnight.

    “There is no cease-fire, no negotiations and the IDF...

  • Beersheba school hit, resident killed as Gaza rockets pound Israel

    August 21, 2011 | 11:03 am

    A school in Beersheba was hit by a Grad rocket, one day after a city resident was killed as rockets from Gaza continue to slam into southern Israel. 

    The school in Beersheba was empty during Sunday morning’s strike, with the start of school just two weeks away. At least six rockets...

  • Netanyahu says Israel ‘regrets’ hitting Palestinian civilians

    March 22, 2011 | 5:52 pm

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he regretted the accidental killing of four members of a Palestinian family in their Gaza home by Israeli tank fire.

    Netanyahu in a statement Tuesday from the Prime Minister’s Office emphasized that the shooting was in response to fire by Hamas...

  • Netanyahu warns Palestinians following Beersheba attack

    February 24, 2011 | 10:14 am

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel would “not tolerate” the bombing of its citizens following a rocket attack on Beersheba.

    “I do not recommend that anyone test Israel’s determination,” Netanyahu said Thursday during a joint Cabinet meeting with the Polish government....

  • Long-range Grad rockets strike Be’er Sheva

    February 23, 2011 | 1:16 pm

    At least two long-range Grad rockets struck Beersheba, one reportedly hitting an apartment building.

    No one was reported injured in the Wednesday night attack, the first time the southern Israeli city has been hit since the Gaza war in 2009. The area’s Color Red alert sounded in the...

  • Grad rockets from Gaza strike Israel

    February 1, 2011 | 10:10 am

    Rockets fired from the Gaza Strip struck southern Israel.

    Long-range Grad missiles fired Monday night struck the cities of Ofakim and Netivot. In Netivot, four people were treated for shock, and a parked car and a road were damaged when the rocket landed near a residential neighborhood.

    The rocket landed near a hall where a wedding was taking place, according to Ynet, sending guests running for cover, Ynet reported.

    Also Monday, a Kassam rocket landed in an open area in the Eshkol regional council, reportedly causing no damage.