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  • Rockets from Syria land in Golan for second day

    May 7, 2013 | 10:18 am

    A mortar shell fired from Syria landed in the Golan Heights in Israel for the second straight day.

    The mortar fired on Tuesday morning landed in the central Golan Heights.

    On Monday, two projectiles fired from Syria landed in the southern Golan Heights. In both cases, no damage...

  • Israel hits Syrian artillery that fired on Golan

    November 12, 2012 | 7:39 am

    Israel's army fired tank shells into Syria on Monday and scored "direct hits" in response to a Syrian mortar shell that struck the Golan Heights, the Israeli military said in a statement.

    It was the second time in as many days that Israel had fired across the disengagement line...

  • Is there a way to stop rockets and avoid a Gaza fight?

    By Uri Dromi

    January 3, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    Sderot is a city in the south of Israel, very close to the Gaza Strip. In the year 2007, it has been hit by 1,000 Qassam rockets and 1,200 mortar shells launched by the Palestinians.

    Life in Sderot has become hell, but Israel finds it very difficult to defend it, because the people...