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An F16 warplane takes off for a mission in Lebanon from Ramat David air force base on July 12, 2006, Ramat David, Israel. An assault on Southern Lebanon was launched by Israel following the capture of two Israeli soldiers. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

IDF Fires at Palestinians Launching Terror Balloons

An Israeli aircraft on Sunday evening carried out an airstrike in the southern Gaza Strip against a group of Palestinians launching incendiary balloons towards Israel, the army said.

Israeli soldiers attempt to extinguish a fire in a forest field near the Kibbutz of Nahal Oz, along the border with the Gaza Strip, on July 17 after it was caused by inflammable material attached to a balloon flown by Palestinian protesters from across the border. (Photo by MENAHEM KAHANA …

Gaza Terror Balloons Suspected in Massive Fire in Israel

One of the largest fires over the past six months broke out Saturday evening in Ein HaBesor, a moshav in the Eshkol Regional Council. The fire was possibly caused from an incendiary balloon flown from Gaza, as minutes before the fire broke out balloons were seen being blown from the strip.

Palestinians prepare an incendiary device attached to a kite before trying to fly it over the border fence with Israel, on the eastern outskirts of Jabalia, on May 4, 2018. - Hundreds of Palestinians gathered on the Gaza border Friday for the sixth week of protests in which dozens have …

Gaza Terror Balloons Spark 7 Fires in One Day

Seven fires broke out in southern Israel on Sunday sparked by incendiary balloons launched over the border from the Gaza Strip, Israeli fire and rescue services said.

An Israeli F-15 I fighter jet launches anti-missile flares during an air show at the graduation ceremony of Israeli air force pilots at the Hatzerim base in the Negev desert, near the southern Israeli city of Beer Sheva, on June 30, 2016. / AFP / JACK GUEZ (Photo credit should …

IDF Warplane Fires at Gaza Cell Launching Terror Balloons

An Israeli aircraft opened fire at a group of Palestinians launching incendiary balloons at Israel from the northern Gaza Strip, the army said on Thursday night. There were no immediate reports of injuries from the airstrike.

A masked Palestinian launches a Balloon loaded with flammable materials to be flown toward Israel, at the Israel-Gaza border, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on June 17, 2018. (Photo by SAID KHATIB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAID KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images)

Hamas Claims It’s Clamping Down on Gaza Terror Balloons

Hamas has instructed its fighters over the past 24 hours not to fly any more incendiary balloons toward Israel, after it has been directing, organizing and controlling the incendiary balloon operations in recent weeks, causing hundreds of fires in the Gaza border area.

Israel's Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked speaks to members of Ethiopia's Jewish community, during a visit to a synagogue in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Sunday, April 22, 2018. Shaked visited the synagogue in a rare visit from the high office of Israel's government and her first trip to Africa. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)

Israeli Justice Minister: Gaza Terror Kites Just as Bad as Rockets

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, a member of the high-level security cabinet, on Tuesday said Palestinians who send incendiary kites and balloons over the border into southern Israel should receive the same treatment as terrorists who fire rockets.

Palestinian protesters holds ballons and kites before loading them with flammable material to be flown towards Israel, at the Israel-Gaza border in al-Bureij, central Gaza Strip on June 14, 2018. (Photo by MAHMUD HAMS / AFP) (Photo credit should read MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images)

IDF Drones Destroy Two Cars Used to Launch Terror Balloons

Israeli drones destroyed two cars and an observation post that were being used by a group of Palestinians to launch incendiary balloons into southern Israel from the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, according to Palestinian reports.