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  • Two rockets fired from Gaza, no injuries reported

    June 3, 2015 | 3:05 pm

    Two rockets fired from Gaza landed in open areas in Israel’s Negev Desert.

    No injuries were reported from the rockets fired Wednesday night, the Times of Israel reported.

    The attack came eight days after a Grad rocket fired from Gaza landed in the Israeli town of Gan Yavneh....

  • Amid rocket barrage, southern Israelis told to stay near shelters

    July 3, 2014 | 2:09 pm

    At least 15 rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip into southern Israel over the course of an hour.

    Hours after Hamas’ military wing threatened Israel, Thursday’s barrage struck buildings and caused fires, and a soldier was injured from shrapnel. Residents of Israeli communities...

  • March 19, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    March 19, 2012 | 5:42 am

    Israel’s Gift to Iran

    Iran may have a far more cynical approach to an Israeli assault than one would imagine, writes Marvin G. Weinbaum in the National Interest.

    Iran’s leaders well understand that certain governing elites, especially among the Gulf countries, would be pleased to...

  • Latest rocket barrages from Gaza mean life ‘does not go on as normal’

    March 12, 2012 | 3:51 pm

    The worst Palestinian rocket barrages from the Gaza Strip so far this year saw more than 147 rockets fired into major southern Israeli cities, with the wail of sirens and sudden explosions jolting residents, sometimes several times an hour.

    During the period of March 9-11, there...

  • Israeli raid kills 3 Gazans, rockets fired at Israel

    December 9, 2011 | 8:26 am

    Violence has flared up between Israel and Gaza, with the Israeli air force killing three Palestinians and militants firing rockets deep across the border.

    The latest fighting erupted on Thursday when an air strike on a car killed two militants, one of them from Gaza’s governing...

  • IDF strikes kill nine in Gaza as barrage of mortars hits Israel

    April 8, 2011 | 11:42 am

    Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip killed four Hamas militants and five Palestinian civilians on Friday as a fresh spike in cross-border violence continued for a second day.

    The Israel Defense Forces said it had “identified two terrorist squads from Hamas” and hit them from the...

  • The ‘red alarm’ has just sounded and you have 15 seconds to take shelter—welcome to Sderot

    By JewishJournal.com

    February 26, 2008 | 1:38 pm

    What can you do in 15 seconds?  Where can you hide?

  • Shabbat in Sderot beneath a canopy of Qassams

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    August 23, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Moments before we met, Mayan Bar-On bolted for the center of her family's home on Kibbutz Nir-Am along the Gaza border.

    Away from the windows, away from the doors, in a hallway underneath a red-tile roof that couldn't withstand a Qassam strike, she and her 9-year-old brother, Gabi,...