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World Four rockets fired into Israel from Syria intercepted by Iron Dome

09:05  19 november  2019
09:05  19 november  2019 Source:   foxnews.com

Fear and sorrow in Gaza and Israel after another escalation

  Fear and sorrow in Gaza and Israel after another escalation Sirens wailed, residents ran to bomb shelters and both sides feared yet another war as an Israeli targeted strike killing an Islamic Jihad commander in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday sparked exchanges of fire. The dawn raid killed Islamic Jihad commander Baha Abu Al-Ata and his wife, triggering waves of rocket fire into Israel which sent residents rushing for cover across the south and centre of the country. Israel blamed Ata for previous rocket fire and other attacks against it, calling him a "ticking bomb" who was planning more violence.

Four rockets launched from Syria into Israel early Tuesday were intercepted by the Israeli Iron Dome defense system, the Israeli Defense Force This prompted militants in Gaza to send a barrage of at least 50 rockets over the border into Tel Aviv, with 20 intercepted by Israel 's Iron Dome

Four rockets were launched from Syria toward the Israeli -controlled Golan Heights at dawn on Tuesday, setting off air-raid sirens but causing no harm, according to the Israeli military. The military said that the incoming fire was intercepted by Israel ’s Iron Dome air defense system and that it

Four rockets launched from Syria into Israel early Tuesday were intercepted by the Iron Dome defense system, the Israeli Defense Force said in a statement.

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - OCTOBER 30, 2019: An outside view of the embassy of Israel in Moscow; Israel's diplomatic missions around the world have suspended consular services amid a strike by Israeli diplomats protesting against a controversial decision by Israel's Ministry of Finance relating to expense stipends. Gavriil Grigorov/TASS (Photo by Gavriil Grigorov\TASS via Getty Images)© Gavriil Grigorov\TASS via Getty Images MOSCOW, RUSSIA - OCTOBER 30, 2019: An outside view of the embassy of Israel in Moscow; Israel's diplomatic missions around the world have suspended consular services amid a strike by Israeli diplomats protesting against a controversial decision by Israel's Ministry of Finance relating to expense stipends. Gavriil Grigorov/TASS (Photo by Gavriil Grigorov\TASS via Getty Images)

No additional information about the rocket launch was immediately available.

Netanyahu tells Islamic Jihad 'stop these attacks or absorb more blows'

  Netanyahu tells Islamic Jihad 'stop these attacks or absorb more blows' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that Islamic Jihad militants in Gaza must stop rocket attacks or "absorb more and more blows" as an escalation of violence raged for a second day. "They have one choice: to stop these attacks or absorb more and more blows. Their choice," Netanyahu said at the start of a cabinet meeting, adding that Israel was not seeking a further escalation.He reiterated his warning that "this could take time" and said Israel would respond to attacks "without mercy.

(12 Nov 2018) Palestinian militants continued to bombard Israel with dozens of rockets and mortar shells, while Israeli warplanes struck targets throughout

Four rockets fired toward Golan Heights intercepted by Iron Dome . No injuries reported, no rockets exploded in Israeli territory.

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The report comes hours after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s announcement on Monday that the U.S. government will ease its stance on Israeli settlements in the West Bank, essentially undermining Palestinian claims regarding land sought for a future state. It was not clear whether the rocket launch was directly linked to the announcement.

Pompeo essentially rejected a 1978 State Department legal opinion holding that civilian settlement in the occupied territories are “inconsistent with international law.” He also said the White House was reversing an Obama administration directive that allowed the U.N. Security Council to pass a resolution declaring the settlements a “flagrant violation” of international law.

Israeli military says it's 'raining rockets' from Gaza; Islamic Jihad launching one every 7 minutes since leader killed

  Israeli military says it's 'raining rockets' from Gaza; Islamic Jihad launching one every 7 minutes since leader killed The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said Wednesday that it is “raining rockets” across the country, with Islamic Jihad firing one projectile every seven minutes since a senior commander of the terror group was killed by the Israeli military in a targeted airstrike Tuesday morning.Bahu Abu al-Ata, 42, and his wife were killed as they slept in their home in eastern Gaza, IDF spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus said. Conricus added that Ata was responsible for a number of recent rocket attacks on southern Israel and claimed he was actively planning new attacks.

Two projectiles fired from Syria were intercepted by the Iron Dome defense system on Saturday afternoon, the IDF said. Military officials said the projectiles were the result of fighting inside Syria and were not meant to target Israel . The first missile was reportedly intercepted at around 4 p.m

News from Israel , the Middle East and the Jewish World. Thursday-Friday liveblog: 2 rockets fired at Tel Aviv; Israel hits back at Gaza. Nine rockets fired at Israeli towns on Gaza border overnight Thursday-Friday, Iron Dome intercepts six.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised Pompeo’s decision.

“This policy reflects an historical truth - that the Jewish people are not foreign colonialists in Judea and Samaria,” Netanyahu’s office said. “Israel remains ready and willing to conduct peace negotiations with the Palestinians regarding all final status issues in an effort to achieve a durable peace, but will continue to reject all arguments regarding the illegality of the settlements.”

Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad al-Malki rejected the announcement in a lengthy statement and called on the international community to “respond firmly to such destructive behavior by supporting Palestine’s efforts at the international level to protect the two-state solution.”

“Allowing this agenda to prevail would ensure the demise of the international order and cause irreversible damage to the achievements of humanity over the past seven decades and threatens to plunge the world into chaos and violence,” he said.

Israeli military says it's 'raining rockets' from Gaza; Islamic Jihad launching one every 7 minutes since leader killed

  Israeli military says it's 'raining rockets' from Gaza; Islamic Jihad launching one every 7 minutes since leader killed The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said Wednesday that it is “raining rockets” across the country, with Islamic Jihad firing one projectile every seven minutes since a senior commander of the terror group was killed by the Israeli military in a targeted airstrike Tuesday morning.Bahu Abu al-Ata, 42, and his wife were killed as they slept in their home in eastern Gaza, IDF spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus said. Conricus added that Ata was responsible for a number of recent rocket attacks on southern Israel and claimed he was actively planning new attacks.

The strikes came after 20 rockets were fired at Israeli military positions in the occupied Golan Heights overnight. Syria 's military said the Israeli "aggression" had IDF spokesman Lt Col Jonathan Conricus said four rockets were intercepted by the Israeli Iron Dome aerial defence system, while 16 others

Illustrative: A barrage of rockets being fired from the Hamas-run Palestinian enclave, as seen from the Israel -Gaza border, on May 5, 2019. Palestinian terrorists in the Gaza Strip on Friday fired at least one rocket into Israel , which was intercepted by the Iron Dome defense system, the Israel Defense

Last week, the Israeli military carried out a pair of targeted airstrikes on senior Islamic jihad commanders in Gaza and in Syria. This prompted militants in Gaza to send a barrage of at least 50 rockets over the border into Tel Aviv, with 20 intercepted by Israel's Iron Dome defense system.

An Israeli airstrike killed Bahaa Abu el-Atta and his wife in their home in eastern Gaza Tuesday, Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus, a military spokesman, said. Syrian officials said another Israeli airstrike in Damascus targeted another Islamic Jihad commander, Akram al-Ajouri, who was not harmed. Israeli warplanes fired three missiles at al-Ajouri's home, killing his son and granddaughter, according to Syria's state-run news agency.

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The Israeli army confirmed in August that it launched an attack into Syria in an effort to thwart a planned drone strike organized by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards' elite Quds Force, the Israeli newspaper, Haaretz, reported. According to Syrian opposition activists, that attack killed three people.

Iran planning attacks on Israel: Netanyahu .
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday accused Iran of planning attacks against the Jewish state and said everything possible would be done to prevent them. The premier, who was indicted on corruption charges on Thursday and is seen to be battling for his political life, made his remarks on a visit to an army base near the border with conflict-ravaged Syria.

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