12 mars 2014

IDF attacks numerous terror targets in Gaza in response to rocket fire

The IDF responded with force to a barrage of at least 60 rockets fired from the Gaza Strip at the Israeli south on Wednesday, striking dozens of terror targets from the air and with artillery fire. Thirty-one Islamic Jihad and Hamas targets have been hit all across the Gaza Strip - two in an IDF artillery strike and 29 more in an Israel Air Force strike later on in the evening. Palestinian sources said IAF planes hit two Islamic Jihad bases, one of them in Rafah. Residents in the Beit Hanoun area of Gaza said they saw an Israeli... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Rodica à 23:08 - Permalien [#]

12 mars 2014

Egypt says it destroyed 1,370 Gaza smuggling tunnels

Egypt's military said Wednesday it has destroyed 1,370 smuggling tunnels under its border with the Gaza Strip, as Cairo's ties remain sour with the Hamas movement that rules the Palestinian enclave.Ties took a turn for the worse after the military's July ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, who belongs to the Muslim Brotherhood, with which Hamas is affiliated. The statement did not say when the tunnels were destroyed, but the military has poured troops into the adjacent Sinai Peninsula to counter militancy that has grown since... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Rodica à 22:11 - Permalien [#]