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Hezbollah Chief Claims Israel Unprepared for War

TEL AVIV – Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah on Monday said the IDF was unprepared for a ground offensive in Lebanon and that the Israeli military could no rely on only on the air force to bring it to victory. 

In this Aug. 2, 2013, file photo, Hezbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah gestures during a rally to mark Jerusalem day or Al-Quds day, in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon. The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, categorically denied accusations that his group is sending weapons to …

Three Israeli Children Among Injured in Hamas Rocket Attack

TEL AVIV – Three children — a year-and-a-half, three-years-old and twelve-year-old — were among the seven injured in Monday morning’s rocket attack on a residential building in central Israel which saw the building leveled. 

A general view shows a damaged house after it was hit by a rocket in the village of Mishmeret, north of Tel Aviv on March 25, 2019. - A rocket hit a house in a community north of Tel Aviv and caused it to catch fire on Monday, wounding five …

Israel Intercepts Terror Rocket Fired from Gaza

Palestinian terrorists in the Gaza Strip fired a single rocket into Israel early Monday, which was intercepted by the Iron Dome system, the army said. There were no reports of injuries.

A picture taken on November 12, 2018 with a slow shutter speed shows an Israeli Iron Dome anti-missile system firing an interceptor missile as rockets are launched from Gaza towards Israel in the southern Israeli city of Sderot, on November 12, 2018. - Israel's military said it was carrying out …

Israel Fires at Missile Launched from Syria

Israel said Tuesday night it had deployed its air defenses against a missile shot from Syria as Damascus attempted to repel an alleged Israeli airstrike against Hezbollah or Iranian targets near the capital.

The Iron Dome defense system fires to interecpt incoming missiles from Gaza in the port town of Ashdod, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that the army is prepared for a “significant widening” of its operation in the Gaza Strip. (AP Photo /Tsafrir Abayov)

Israeli Recounts: ‘The Rocket Fell Through the Living Room’

A woman whose Ashkelon home was hit by a rocket from the Gaza Strip on Monday night described the moments of fear as the projectile came through her living room roof with an “unforgettable” blast, as some residents of southern Israel fumed over what they described as a weak Israeli response to the spiraling violence emanating from the coastal enclave.

An Israeli man inspects the damage in a building caused a day earlier by a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip, in the southern Israeli town of Ashkelon, on November 13, 2018 - Israeli missile defences had intercepted dozens of rockets and most others fell in open areas, though some …

Iron Dome Deployed in Central Israel Following Gaza Rocketing

The Iron Dome anti-rocket system will soon be deployed to the Beersheba area, Israel’s deputy defense minister said Wednesday, after Palestinian terrorists in the Gaza Strip launched a rocket that hit a home inside the city, causing damage but no injuries, and fired another that landed in the sea off central Israel.

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Israel Deploys Iron Dome Around Tel Aviv After Gaza Rocket Onslaught

The military on Sunday announced that it will be deploying additional Iron Dome missile defense batteries in southern Israel and in the greater Tel Aviv area, following large-scale clashes with the Hamas terror group in the Gaza Strip over the weekend.

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL - AUGUST 31: (ISRAEL OUT) An Israeli man rides his bicycle past the 'Iron Dome' missile defense system as it is deployed on August 31, 2013 in Tel Aviv, Israel. Tensions are rising in Israel amid international talks of a military intervention In Syria. (Photo by Uriel …

More Terror Rockets Launched from Gaza Despite Ceasefire

The Iron Dome anti-missile defense system downed one of two rockets fired from Gaza toward Israel in the predawn hours of Sunday morning, the military said, hours after a ceasefire was due to go into effect to put an end to a flare-up between the Hamas terrorist group and Israel.

A picture taken on July 14, 2018 shows Palestinian rockets being fired from Gaza City towards Israel. - Israel's military said it had launched air strikes targeting Hamas in the Gaza Strip on July 14 as rockets and mortars were lobbed into southern Israel from the blockaded Palestinian enclave. (Photo …

WATCH: Israel Intercepts Incoming Drone from Syria

The Israel Defense Forces shot down a Syrian drone that penetrated several miles into Israeli territory from Syria on Wednesday, apparently sending fragments of the aircraft crashing into the Sea of Galilee, the military said.

An Israeli soldier looks at an Iron Dome missile as it launched near the city of Ashdod, Israel, to intercept a rocket fired by Palestinians militants from Gaza Strip, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. Israeli strikes hit two media centers in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, as Israel warned it was …

IDF Deploys Iron Dome in Southern Israel

The IDF deployed several Iron Dome batteries in southern Israel Thursday following a situational assessment, the military told The Jerusalem Post.

In this July 9, 2014 file photo, an Iron Dome air defense system fires to intercept a rocket from the Gaza Strip in Tel Aviv, Israel. Israel's "Iron Dome" defense system has emerged as a game-changer in the current round of violence with Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip, shooting …

At Least 13 Gaza Terror Rockets Fired at Israel

Rocket sirens blared throughout the predawn hours of Wednesday morning in the Israeli communities surrounding the Gaza Strip as Palestinians launched over a dozen rockets at southern Israel after the military struck a Hamas vehicle in the center of the coastal enclave.

The Iron Dome defense system fires to interecpt incoming missiles from Gaza in the port town of Ashdod, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that the army is prepared for a “significant widening” of its operation in the Gaza Strip. (AP Photo /Tsafrir Abayov)

IDF Strikes Hamas Targets After Iron Dome Takes Out Four Gaza Terror Rockets

The Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted two incoming projectiles fired at southern Israel by terrorist groups in the Gaza Strip in the predawn hours of Sunday, the army said, as Israeli fighter jets bombed a number of terrorist positions in the coastal enclave in response to an earlier rocket attack on southern Israel.

In this July 9, 2014 file photo, an Iron Dome air defense system fires to intercept a rocket from the Gaza Strip in Tel Aviv, Israel. Israel's "Iron Dome" defense system has emerged as a game-changer in the current round of violence with Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip, shooting …

Israel Destroys Hamas Underwater Attack Drones, Army Says

TEL AVIV – The IDF released additional information on the more than 65 sites it targeted in the Gaza Strip in response to the 100 rockets and mortars launched from terrorist groups there, saying the targets included weapons manufacturing facilities and a stash of unmanned submarines that Hamas was preparing to use for attacks on Israeli naval targets and underwater infrastructure.

Calm returns after most severe Israel-Gaza flare-up in years