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  • ‘Dig’ producer sues insurer, saying 2014 Hamas rockets were terrorism, not war

    June 21, 2016 | 3:36 pm

    USA Network’s owner is suing the company’s insurer for refusing to cover expenses after filming of the series “Dig” in Israel was interrupted by Hamas rocket attacks.

    The Atlantic Specialty Insurance Company is denying a $6.9 million claim because it defines the 2014 rocket...

  • Israel bombs Gaza targets in retaliation for rocket fire

    June 17, 2014 | 8:48 am

    Israel’s Air Force bombed four terror sites in the Gaza Strip in retaliation for a rocket attack from Gaza on southern Israel.

    The airstrikes late Monday night hit a terror activity site in the southern Gaza Strip, a weapon manufacturing facility in the northern Gaza Strip, and...

  • Group tied to al-Qaida says it fired on Eilat

    August 13, 2013 | 10:20 am

    A jihadist group affiliated with al-Qaida claimed responsibility for a rocket attack on Eilat.

    The Iron Dome anti-missile system intercepted the rocket fired early Tuesday morning by the Mujahideen Shura Council in the Environs of Jerusalem, which operates in Gaza and the Sinai...

  • With Islamic groups replacing traditional foes, Israel faces long-term instability on its borders

    March 19, 2013 | 6:31 am

    Three weeks ago, militants in Gaza landed a rocket near the Israeli city of Ashkelon.

    Two weeks ago, Egypt raised its state of emergency in the Sinai Peninsula, warning of an increase in jihadist activity there.

    Last week, a rock thrown by a West Bank Palestinian critically...

  • Rockets fired on Israel believed to have come from Sinai

    November 14, 2012 | 10:59 am

    Four rockets fired on southern Israel are believed to have come from the Sinai Peninsula.

    The rockets that landed on a moshav and its fields in southern Israel was fired Wednesday afternoon.

    The attack came a day after the four-day onslaught of rockets fired by terrorist groups in Gaza seemed to have come to an end in a tacit cease-fire brokered by Egypt.

  • Israel targets Gaza weapons factory after rocket attack

    September 6, 2011 | 10:12 am

    Israel’s Air Force bombed a weapons factory in Gaza after rockets launched from Gaza struck Israel.

    The Israeli planes scored a direct hit in the early Tuesday morning raid, according to the Israel Defense Forces.

    On Monday night the Color Red warning siren sounded in southern...

  • Celebrity-studded event to raise funds for Sderot

    By Dikla Kadosh

    February 21, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    Ninette TayebTwo days after Hollywood's biggest night -- the 80th annual Academy Awards -- the Los Angeles Jewish community will be treated to a celebrity-studded red carpet event of its own: Ninette Tayeb, Israel's reigning pop idol (photo, left), as well as Israeli-born hip-hop violinist Miri...
  • As Gaza strikes Sderot again and again, Israel weighs attack options

    By Leslie Susser

    February 14, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    Raw video footage just in from Sderot

    After a Qassam rocket attack seriously injured two brothers in the Israeli border town of Sderot, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert again came under intense pressure to launch a major military strike against Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

    Israeli media,...

  • Israel cuts power and fuel to Gaza in bid to stop rocket attacks

    By Leslie Susser

    November 1, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Critics may be describing Israel's controversial policy of cutting fuel supplies to Gaza to deter Palestinian rocket attacks as collective punishment, but government leaders in Jerusalem see it as something else: humane.

    In the face of unceasing rocket attacks on Israeli towns,...

  • The Right Choice

    By Rob Eshman

    July 13, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    "It's terrible," a friend of mine said this week. We ran into each other outside Peets, hot beverages in hand.

    "What is?" I asked.

    "What Israel is doing," she said.

    When you want to avoid a confrontation over Israel sometimes it's best to act like an Israeli. So I shrugged...