Archive for February, 2009

Wednesday War News: 2 Rockets After No Rocket Reports Tuesday, IAF Hits Philadelphi Tunnels, Hamas Continues Arms Smuggling; 4 Rockets Found in South Lebanon; Iran Tests Nuke Plant; 27 Terrorists Nabbed Including with Bomb, Knives, Attempted Kidnapping Foiled, Israelis Hit With Rocks, Molotov in Yesha

February 25th, 2009

. The Daily Double: 2 Rockets Explode in Western Negev [Sha'ar HaNegev Region Near Sderot], by Hana Levi Julian (Israel National News) IAF Strikes Hit 7 Philadelphi [Terror Smuggling] Tunnels Hamas Promises to Keep Smuggling in Arms, by Hillel Fendel (Israel National News) Iran Test Runs 1st Nuclear Power Plant [in Bushehr] 4 Rockets Found […]

Tuesday War News: Syria Builds Missile Launch Facility Over Bombed Nuke Plant; Abbas Releases 42 Hamas, PA = Hamas, 8 Terrorists Nabbed, Rock Attacks in Yesha

February 25th, 2009

. Commentary: No news from Gaza: Good news, or censors hard at work?? MB Diplomats: Syria Has Put Missile Facility on Bombed Nuke Site Abbas’s Security Forces Release 42 Hamas Detainees 22-year-old Palestinian Man with Knife Arrested [Stabbing Attack Thwarted] North of Jerusalem Israeli Bus Pelted by Stones Near Nablus [Shechem]; Nobody Wounded Arabs Throw […]

Monday War News: Kassam Hits Sderot, IAF Responds to Mortars, Attempted Bomb Placement Near Kissufim Killing Bombers; 2 Terrorists Stage Phony “Accident”, Attempt to Stab Israeli, Steal Car

February 23rd, 2009

. Kassam Rocket Hits Sha’ar Hanegev Region Kassam Fired at Sderot Kassam Hits Sderot Area; IAF Fires at Car in Gaza Strip, by Yaakov Katz (Jerusalem Post) Related reports: Terrorists Fire at Troops [Shot Two Mortar Shells] Near Gaza Air Force Fires on Terrorists’ Car [After Terrorists Attempted Placing Bomb Near Border in Kissufim Area] […]

Shabbos, Sunday War News: Rocket, Mortars Bombard South Israel Under Bogus “Ceasefire”; Katyusha Hits Galilee, Injuries; Stoning Attacks in Hevron, Near Kedumim; U.S. Frees, Deports Terrorist Who Tried to Kill Golda

February 22nd, 2009

. Commentary: Will a new government dare to do the right thing: finish the job of Operation Cast Lead, finish-off Hamas and liberate Gilad Shalit without freeing terrorists? MB Rocket Fired at Sderot Kassam Hits Sha’ar Hanegev [Mortar Shells Fired at Kissufim Again in PM]; None Hurt, by Yaakov Lappin (Jerusalem Post) Grad-Type Rocket Strikes […]

Bibi’s Primary Blunders, Election Lessons

February 19th, 2009

. Commentary: This Jerusalem Post Evelyn Gordon commentary on Israel’s February national election and its lessons was too good to pass up. While not mentioning Moshe Feiglin, Ratzon, etc. by name, Gordon deals with the post-primary demotions and their impact on the election vote for Likud, and thus the election result. This is important in […]

Thursday War News: Kassam Rockets, Mortar Hit South — No Front Page Coverage, IAF Responds Hitting Smuggling Tunnels, Terror Bomb Attack Fails Near Kerem Shalom Crossing; Terror Attack Thwarted Near Elon Moreh, Terrorists Throw Molotov Cocktails at Bus, 10 Terrorists Nabbed

February 19th, 2009

. IAF Strikes Three Arms Smuggling Tunnels Under Philadelphi Corridor [Response to Rocket Attacks] Hamas Attacks Eshkol Region with Two Kassam Rockets Related reports: Israel Radio Doesn’t Mention that 2 Kassam Rockets Hit Eshkol [Nor Do MSM Front Page URLs], by Dr. Aaron Lerner (IMRA) 2 Rockets Launched Toward Israel Excerpt: “Earlier a rocket exploded […]

Tuesday, Wednesday War News: Gaza Rocket, Mortar Attacks and IAF Responses; Arab Toss Molotovs Near Ramallah, Peduel, 38 Terrorists Nabbed — 12 Near Kalkilya, Elon Moreh, Carjacking Near Tul Karem, Stoning Near Hevron

February 18th, 2009

. Gaza Terrorists Fire Rocket Attack at Negev Kibbutz [in Sha’ar HaNegev Region], Again, by Hana Levi Julian (Israel National News) IAF Strikes 2 Gaza Targets…, by Shmulik Hadad (Ynet) Related report:IDF Attacks Hamas Position, Tunnels The IDF hit a Hamas outpost and seven smuggling tunnels on Tuesday night. The strikes took place in Khan […]

Sunday War News: Stonings, Firebomb Attacks in Yesha, Terrorist Nabbed

February 15th, 2009

. Slow Day! Wonder Why… Firebomb Attack Next to Beit Omer [on the Gush-Etzion Highway] Rock Attack Next to Yatta [South of Hevron] Arabs Stone Cars in Samaria IDF Troops Arrest Palestinian Suspect in Bethlehem

Netanyahu’s Cheshbonot Forming a Government: Kadima or Right-Wing?

February 15th, 2009

. Caroline Glick provides an analysis, either self-perceived or perceived by Bibi as to the factors and dilemmas that Netanyahu faces in forming a government following last Tuesday’s national elections. As one reads her complete commentary, or the excerpted commentary here, it becomes obvious that Glick is, as Bibi is, totally preoccupied and fixated on […]

Shabbos War News: 5 Kassams, Mortars Since Friday, Olmert: No Shalit, No Open Crossings, IAF Retaliates Hitting Munitions-Makers and Tunnels; Cyprus Unloads Suspected Weapons Ship, Pipe Bomb Thrown at IDF, 15 Terrorists Escape PA Prison

February 15th, 2009

. Hamas Ups the Stakes, Attacks Near Kibbutz Yavneh [Friday Rocket Attack Northeast of Ashkelon and Ashdod], by Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu (Israel National News) Excerpt; “Terrorists also fired two Kassam rockets and a mortar shell on Gaza belt communities during the Sabbath.” Olmert: No Shalit, No Open Crossings, by Ronnie Sofer Erekat: Demand for Shalit […]