Bennett government criticised for not responding to rocket attack

August 17, 2021 by  
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Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and his government are facing public criticism after failing to respond to a rocket attack on Israel’s south, after vowing to do so. Read more

Following release of Hezbollah terrorists who fired rockets at Israel, Israeli envoy demands UNSC denounce Lebanese government

August 15, 2021 by  
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Following the rocket attack from Lebanon into Israel last week, and following the quick release of the four Hezbollah terrorists who were responsible for shooting the rockets by the Deputy Attorney General of the Lebanese Government, Israel’s Ambassador to the US and the United Nations Gilad Erdan blasted the decision in a letter to the UN Secretary-General António Guterres and the Security Council. Read more

IDF renews retaliatory strikes on terror targets in southern Lebanon

August 6, 2021 by  
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Israeli fighter jets struck terror sites in Lebanon early on Thursday, renewing Israel’s retaliatory measures following a rocket strike against Israel’s north on Wednesday. Read more

IDF seeks to fast-track revolutionary approach to lessening future rocket fire

The Israel Defence Forces are seeking to fast-track a new system designed to remove Hamas’s ability to terrorize the Israeli home front with mass rocket attacks in future conflicts. Read more

10 takeaways from the latest conflict between Israel and Hamas

May 25, 2021 by  
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Over this past weekend, Arabs were shooting fireworks in the sky, supposedly in celebration of holding Israeli population centres hostage for 11 days with more than 4,000 rockets. Read more

After days of rockets on southern Israel, Hamas gets an ultimatum

April 27, 2021 by  
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As part of its power struggle with Fatah, Hamas has been enabling smaller Gazan terror factions to fire rockets at Israeli border communities since Friday. Read more

Hamas bombs south, minor IDF response

April 25, 2021 by  
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Gaza-based terrorists launched tens of rockets towards towns in Israel’s south on Friday night and Saturday night, repeatedly sending Israelis running for shelter, while the IDF responded in a limited fashion. Read more

After several hours of quiet, terrorists resume rocket fire on South

February 25, 2020 by  
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After several hours of quiet that followed a violent night, Islamic Jihad terrorists launched several barrages of rockets at Israel’s south on Monday afternoon. Read more

Bennett takes office as Defence Minister amid escalating conflict with Gaza terrorists

November 13, 2019 by  
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Naftali Bennett has begun his term as Minister of Defence as the security situation in Israel presents him with difficult decisions. Read more

The “cycle of violence” continues and New Zealand remains silent

May 8, 2019 by  
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This past weekend, more than 700 rockets were fired from Gaza into Israeli civilian areas. Read more

The rockets’ toll

May 7, 2019 by  
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President Reuven (Ruvi) Rivlin has paid condolence calls on the Prezuazman family, whose son Pinchas Menachem was killed yesterday  by flying shrapnel in Ashdod; the Agadi family, whose father Moshe was killed on Saturday in a rocket attack on Askhelon; and the al-Hamamda family whose father Ziad was killed yesterday in the rocket attack on the factory in Ashkelon. Read more

Palestinian Islamic Jihad started a fire in Gaza

The Iranian-backed Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) terror organization – the second largest armed faction in Gaza – is responsible for the latest escalation in Gaza and Israel. Read more

On the other hand

August 12, 2018 by  
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Rockets from Gaza are raining down on Israeli communities in the south of the country…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Israel under fire

July 15, 2018 by  
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Three people were injured when a mortar fired from Gaza hit a house in the town of Sderot at around 6:30 p.m Saturday evening. Read more

Israelis in the south scramble to shelter under barrage of rockets fired from Gaza

June 21, 2018 by  
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The residents of southern Israel faced a barrage of rockets from Gaza early Wednesday morning, with 45 rockets and mortars fired at Israeli communities. Read more

Under fire

July 9, 2014 by  
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From Michael Kuttner at  5:40am  AEST:  40 rockets fired towards Jerusalem, Gush Etzion, Bet Shemesh, Tel Aviv and other cities. Read more

Sane perspectives needed – Not knee jerk reactions…writes Michael Kuttner

July 9, 2014 by  
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At this time and especially in the aftermath of the murders of the three Israeli teenagers and the Arab youth in Jerusalem with all the collateral activities taking place such as rocket barrages from Palestinian Authority controlled Gaza, it is appropriate that we take a deep breath, look closely at the facts and then sort out our thoughts and conclusions. Read more