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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Defense Minister Naftali Bennett and IDF commanders
Netanyahu: Gaza terror leaders know Israel can target them anywhere

“We do not mean to escalate [the situation],” Netanyahu said, “but we will know how to…protect the state of Israel and its citizens.”

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with newly-appointed Defense Minister Naftali Bennett and IDF Chie
Netanyahu snubs new defense minister Bennett in press conference

The press conference took place an hour and a half after Bennett officially took the new role.

Benjamin Netanyahu and IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi in Tel Aviv on Tuesday
Kochavi: IDF is ready on the ground, in the air and at sea

Netanyahu: Gaza Operation will take time; We will hit anyone who hits us.

Streaks of light are pictured as rockets are launched from the Gaza Strip towards Israel, as seen fr
Who is Abu al-Ata: The man behind rocket fire from Gaza Strip

While Hamas is the ruling party in the Gaza Strip, the group has in recent years been losing control over the street. And the vacuum is being filled by Ata, Tehran’s main man in Gaza.

Rockets and drones

Thousands of people, including families with young children making the most of the last week of the school vacation, were enjoying the concert when the rocket was launched.

26/08/2019
THE IRON DOME air defense system fires interceptor missiles over Ashkelon on Sunday.
Rocket sirens wail in Israel for second night in a row

Incoming rocket-fire sirens were activated in communities bordering the northern Strip at 9 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday nights.

THE IRON DOME air defense system fires interceptor missiles over Ashkelon on Sunday.
Red alert systems to be tested in Eshkol region on Thursday

On the border, there will be ongoing rising and falling red alerts.

Three Palestinian children walk down a dirt road in the Burjeij refugee camp in Gaza
‘My kids are screaming’ – Palestinians in Gaza tell 'Post' they are afraid

“Fifty-two percent of Palestinians in Gaza live in poverty,” said Abusada, quoting the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics’ most recent report. “More than 50% are unemployed.”

Necklaces made from rocket shrapnel by Yedidya and Shiran Harush
Israeli couple turns Gaza rocket shrapnel into necklaces

"We both liked the idea and started making the necklaces, and it felt almost therapeutic to work with the shrapnel from the rockets," Yedidya told The Jerusalem Post.

06/05/2019
Baby female rhino born in Ramat Gan safari (September 17, 2018).
Israeli attractions offer respite to residents of South

As rockets continue to strike southern Israel, residents in central and northern Israel are working to provide respite and safety to those under fire

06/05/2019
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