Hamas terrorists confess to using human shields27 Aug 2014Throughout Operation Protective Edge, the Israel Security Agency questioned dozens of Hamas terrorists who fought against IDF forces in Gaza. Several of these operatives admitted to using civilian buildings as cover for their military activity.
Operation Protective Edge: Egyptian FM announces ceasefire26 Aug 2014On Tuesday evening (Aug 26), the Egyptian Foreign Minister announced a ceasefire, which entered into effect at 7 pm. Since July 8th, 4,562 rockets have been fired at Israel from Gaza, killing six civilians and wounding 127.
Israel under fire July-August 2014 - A Diary26 Aug 2014Since the start of Operation Protective Edge, 4,562 rockets have been launched at Israel, striking at the civilian population throughout the country, from north to south. Seven civilians have been killed and 126 wounded.
Rocket fire from Gaza and Palestinian ceasefire violations after Operation Cast Lead (Jan 2009)25 Aug 2014On April 16, 2001 Hamas launched its first rocket into Israel. In 2012, 1632 rockets hits were identified in Israeli territory. Since the beginning of Operation Protective Edge (July 8, 2014), 2,842 rockets hits have been identified in Israel.
Hamas manual calls for hiding bombs in civilian homes25 Aug 2014During Operation Protective Edge, IDF soldiers captured a Hamas manual that recommends storing explosives in Gaza's civilian homes. "The activity of hiding weapons in homes needs to be done with secrecy and should not have a military character."
What you can't see on the UN maps of Gaza25 Aug 2014The red dots on the UN’s maps represent more than destruction. They show the many cases in which terrorists attacked Israel from heavily populated areas in Gaza.
Hamas' exploitation of civilian and medical facilities for terror24 Aug 2014Hamas intentionally operates in civilian areas, including kindergartens, hospitals and mosques to carry out military activity, turning the civilian population into human shields so that Israel will be blamed for any injury and loss of life.
IDF report: Hamas illegally used civilian infrastructure during Operation Protective Edge21 Aug 2014The report shows Hamas’ use of UN facilities, schools, graveyards, mosques and power plants, among other civilian areas. According to the report, Hamas has launched over 1,600 rockets from civilian sites.
Protective Edge: Hamas' violations of ceasefires - A chronology19 Aug 2014Since the beginning of Operation Protective Edge, Israel has respected numerous ceasefires, most of them humanitarian lulls for the benefit of the residents of Gaza. Prior to the 10-13 August ceasefire, Hamas violated every ceasefire.
Cement delivered to the Gaza Strip used to build tunnels12 Aug 2014Hamas made wide use of the cement that reached the Gaza Strip to rebuild its military infrastructure and to construct new military-terrorist facilities, including the extensive system of attack tunnels exposed during Operation Protective Edge.