Gaza

    Iron Dome Radar And Launch Vehicle.   Barzel Cipat, or Iron Hat (Iron Dome) is an all weather air defense system designed to intercept short range missiles and rockets up to 45 miles away. This includes the Grads fired by Gazans and the homemade unguided Qassams. Raphael Advanced Defense Systems developed the system […]

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Turkey’s foreign minister says his country will cut diplomatic ties with Israel if it does not apologize for the commando raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla that killed eight Turks and a Turkish-American. In an interview published Monday in the Hurriyet newspaper, Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said relations with Israel will be broken unless Israel […]

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Israel Caves In On Gaza Blockade.

June 22, 2010

“JERUSALEM — Israel’s government decided Sunday to draw up a list of items banned from Gaza limited to weapons and materials deemed to have military uses and said the easing of the three-year-old blockade of the Palestinian territory would be implemented immediately. The list of banned goods replaces an old list of allowed items that […]

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The Empire Strikes Back

November 22, 2009

About 15 rockets and mortar shells from Gaza were fired at Israel last month, the military said. About 270 have been fired since the end of Operation Cast Lead, Israel’s three-week offensive in Gaza earlier this year, the military said. It added that more than 3,300 rockets or shells were fired prior to the operation.”

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