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UN Chief Demands Hamas Stop Kite Terror

TEL AVIV – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Hamas Saturday to stop sending incendiary balloons and terror kites over the border and risk “another devastating conflict” in Gaza. 

Palestinian protestors prepare to fly a kite loaded with an incendiary during a demonstration along the border with Israel east of Jabalia in the central Gaza Strip on June 8, 2018. - Palestinians in the besieged coastal enclave have used kites carrying burning cans to set ablaze Israeli fields, torching …

Israel’s High Tech ‘Sky Spotter’ Tracking Gaza Terror Kites

Close to 100 days since the first incendiary kite was launched from the Gaza Strip toward Israel causing fires to ravage the south, the IDF has deployed a system that can spot incendiary aerial devices launched from the Gaza Strip, track them and direct firefighters to where they land.

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 …

IDF Establishes ‘War Room’ to Fight Kite Terror

TEL AVIV – The Israeli military has set up a “war room” to handle the wave of “kite terror” emanating from the Gaza Strip, which the IDF says the Hamas terror group is coordinating. 

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 …

Watch: IDF Reveals Identities of Hamas Terrorists Behind Kite Terror

TEL AVIV – The IDF accused the Hamas terror group on Sunday of being behind the so-called “kite terror” from the Gaza Strip, and revealed the identities of key Hamas operatives suspected of organizing the launch of incendiary kites, balloons and condoms into Israel to spark fires. 

In this Sunday, March 16, 2014 photo, An Israeli soldier prepares to launch a Skylark drone for a reconnaissance mission over the Hamas held Gaza Strip, near the Israel and Gaza border. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

IDF Drone Destroys Motorbike Used to Launch Gaza Terror Balloon

Israeli drones carried out two airstrikes on targets in the central Gaza Strip on Sunday, Palestinian media reported, including one that destroyed a motorbike that the military said was used by a cell sending incendiary balloons into southern Israel.

Palestinian protestors prepare to fly a kite loaded with an incendiary during a demonstration along the border with Israel east of Jabalia in the central Gaza Strip on June 8, 2018. - Palestinians in the besieged coastal enclave have used kites carrying burning cans to set ablaze Israeli fields, torching …

Israeli Device Tracks Gaza Terror Kites, Balloons

Facing a wave of airborne incendiary attacks from the Gaza Strip, Israel has deployed a system that can spot fire-starting balloons and kites in the sky, track their progress, and then direct firefighters to their landing spots, enabling them to more rapidly extinguish the flames and reduce damage.

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 …

Israeli Minister: Shoot Gaza Kite Launchers

Education Minister Naftali Bennett on Monday called for the use of lethal force against Palestinians launching incendiary devices from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory, saying that exercising restraint will only serve to escalate the ongoing arson attacks that have caused hundreds of brush fires in the southern part of the country in recent months.

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 …

Israeli Firm Develops Drone to Combat Gaza Terror Kites

An Israeli arms company has developed a new drone to counter the threat posed by incendiary kites, hundreds of which have been flown over from Gaza to Israel’s southern communities over recent weeks, causing numerous fires that have ravaged farmland and trrorized residents.