Arab Israeli Conflict
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After Sunday's firefight in Gaza, escalation between the IDF and Gaza appears inevitable.
The weekend saw a violent flareup in Gaza and the surrounding border communities, as 37 rockets were fired at Israel, which responded by hitting more than 80 Hamas terror targets.
Avi Dichter, chairman of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee and former head of Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency), warned that only Israel will dictate military options.
The rocket did not trigger warning sirens as its trajectory took it to an open area.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
There were no reports of damage or injury in the attacks.
The rocket was launched from the Strip but did not reach Israeli territory.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Muhammad Allan's health improves, but security cautions taken nonetheless
By BEN HARTMAN
Only one of three projectiles landed in Israel, falling a kilometer away from the border, in the Kissufim area.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
IDF checking if rockets landed in Israeli territory.
A number of rockets have been fired in the past month by Islamic State-linked terror cells in Gaza opposed to Hamas rule.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,JTA
The group that claimed responsibility for firing the rockets at Israel, calling itself the Omar Brigades, said the rocket fire on Wednesday was in retaliation for Hamas's killing of an Islamic state supporter a day earlier in Gaza.
On Wednesday Palestinians fired two rockets from Gaza into Israeli territory, hitting open fields near Sdot Negev, close to the town of Netivot.
The updated map makes it easier for the public to understand rocket alert zones by creating less confusing geographical divisions.
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