Mofaz orders IDF to intensify activity in Gaza

By
January 4, 2006 19:01
1 minute read.

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user uxperience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew, Ivrit
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Repor
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

Due to the ongoing Kassam rocket attacks Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz instructed the army to intensify its activity in the Gaza Strip. The Defense Minister also requested that troops operating in the West Bank beef up arrests of Palestinian terrorists and said that the current closure on the West Bank is to remain intact until the end of the week. In an attempt to restore control of the Philadelphi Corridor, which lies between Gaza and Egypt, Mofaz requested from the US, Egypt and the Palestinian Authority to immediately deal with the chaos. Saying that Israel views gravely the failure of the PA to maintain control, Mofaz warned that if the situation is not dealt with immediately Israel will be forced to shut down the Rafah crossing. In addition Mofaz asked the Egyptians to prevent entry from Egypt to Rafah.

Related Content

Jisr az-Zarq
April 3, 2014
Residents of Jisr az-Zarqa beckon Israel Trail hikers to enjoy their town

By SHARON UDASIN