(JTA) — An affiliate of the Islamic State claimed responsibility for a rocket attack on the southern Israeli resort city of Eilat. The Sinai Province group, which pledged its allegiance to ISIS in 2014, said Thursday it was responsible for the firing of four rockets from the Egyptian-controlled Sinai peninsula into Israel. Three of the rockets…
JERUSALEM (JTA) — A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip struck Israel for the second day in a row. The rocket fired on Thursday afternoon triggered the Code Red rocket warning system in communities near the border with Gaza, sending residents scurrying for bomb shelters. The rocket landed in an open area in a southern…
Israeli aircraft attacked Palestinian militant targets in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, wounding at least one person, witnesses said, after a rocket fired from the enclave hit an Israeli border town.
Iran launched a new satellite into space, the country’s official television station said.
Israel has arrested four Palestinians suspected of planning to kill Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman with an anti-tank rocket while he drove to his Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, Israeli officials say.
At least one rocket fired from Lebanon hit northern Israel two nights after a similar attack.
An Ashdod synagogue was hit by a rocket Friday afternoon, injuring three people lightly.
Many Israelis living on the Gaza border were unconvinced by their military’s announcement that its mission was accomplished in a nearly month-long campaign aimed at ending rocket strikes and tunnel infiltration.
A day of family fun with lizards in a Tel Aviv park is interrupted by rocket sirens. Dalia Rosenfeld writes that such disturbances of everyday life have themselves become commonplace.
Palestinian fighters slipped into an Israeli village from the Gaza Strip and fought a gun battle with troops on Monday as an unofficial truce called for the Muslim Eid al-Fitr festival disintegrated.