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9 hrs ago | Ma'an News Agency
The al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas, claimed responsibility for targeting an Israeli city in eastern Jabaliya on Monday.
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9 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News
16 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post
Labor MK Braverman slammed the Economy and the National Infrastructure, Energy and Water ministries for inhibiting progress on the subject.
21 hrs ago | Al Bawaba
A missile is launched by an "Iron Dome" battery, a missile defence system designed to intercept and destroy incoming short-range rockets and artillery shells, in the southern Israeli city of Ashdod on July 18, 2014.
Sara Merson, a contestant on this season of 'The Voice' showed her support for Israel and her adopted city of Ashdod in a music video.
At around 10 am, at least seven rockets fired at the coastal city of Ashdod were intercepted by the Iron Dome missile defense system.
Undeterred by the relentless rounds of cross-border hostilities between Israel and Hamas, hundreds of French Jewish immigrants gleefully accepted their Israeli identity cards at a ceremony here on Thursday afternoon.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday that his military must "prepare for the possibility of widening, significantly," its ground invasion of the Gaza Strip after a night and morning of attacks that killed at least 27 Palestinians, "including a baby, two children and a 70-year-old woman," Reuters reports .
The Home Front Command has updated its guidelines for Israelis within rocket range on Friday, in light of increasing rocket fire from Hamas in Gaza and anticipated escalation due to the IDF ground offensive.
Officials say the operation will continue "as long as necessary" and has two goals: restoring quiet to the south, delivering a significant blow to Hamas.
The Israel Defense Forces shot down their second Hamas-supplied drone in less than a week as it was flying over the skies of Ashkelon in southern Israel.
Updated: Mon Jul 21, 2014 03:40 pm
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