Israel Political Brief November 14, 2012: Israel prepares for expansion of Operation Pillar of Defense in Gaza

ISRAEL POLITICAL BRIEF

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Israel prepares for expansion of Operation Pillar of Defense in Gaza

Source: Haaretz, 11-14-12

Over 80 rockets fired at Isrel on Wednesday; more than 20 rockets intercepted by Iron Dome System; Israeli cabinet authorizes IDF reservists call-up. 

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Following four days of escalation on the Israel-Gaza border, Israel launched a military operation in the Gaza Strip Wednesday, killing Hamas military chief Ahmed Jabari in an airstrike, and targeting weapons warehouses and long-range rocket launchers….READ MORE

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Israel Political Brief November 14, 2012: Israel hammers Gaza with airstrikes, warns of ground operation

ISRAEL POLITICAL BRIEF

ISRAEL POLITICAL BRIEF: ISRAEL NEWS

Israel hammers Gaza with airstrikes, warns of ground operation

After hammering the Gaza Strip with 20 airstrikes Wednesday in retaliation for rocket attacks, killing the commander of Hamas’s military arm and nine others, the Israeli military has warned that its campaign could escalate into a ground operation…READ MORE

Israel Political Brief November 14, 2012: Rocket attacks intensify, IDF reservists called up after Israel kills Hamas leader in Gaza

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Rocket attacks intensify, IDF reservists called up after Israel kills Hamas leader in Gaza

Source: JTA, 11-14-12

The Israeli army began moving infantry units to the south and calling up reservists in preparation for a further escalation of hostilities with Hamas after an Israeli airstrike killed Hamas’ military chief in the strip….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief November 14, 2012: Israeli strike kills Hamas leader in Gaza, bombings hit suspected terror sites

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Israeli strike kills Hamas leader in Gaza, bombings hit suspected terror sites

Source: JTA, 11-14-12

In the wake of its targeted killing of Hamas’ military chief in the Gaza Strip and strikes on terror targets, Israel began moving infantry units south and called up reservists….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief November 14, 2012: Israel’s Foreign Ministry: Oslo Accords could be canceled over Palestinians’ UN bid

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Israel’s Foreign Ministry: Oslo Accords could be canceled over Palestinians’ U.N. bid

Source: JTA, 11-14-12

A document being circulated by Israel’s Foreign Ministry instructs its envoys to warn their host governments that the Oslo Accords could be canceled over the Palestinian Authority’s attempt to upgrade its status at the United Nations….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief November 14, 2012: Israel Strikes Hamas, Killing Commander

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Israel Strikes Hamas, Killing Commander

Source: Wall Street Journal, 11-14-12Israel’s military also launched dozens of attacks on other Hamas commanders and weapons storage sites in the Gaza Strip, it said, adding that it had significantly imparied Hamas’s missible capabilities….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief November 14, 2012: Rockets fired on Israel believed to have come from Sinai

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Rockets fired on Israel believed to have come from Sinai

Source: JTA, 11-14-12

Four rockets fired on southern Israel are believed to have come from the Sinai Peninsula….READ MORE 

Full Text Israel Political Brief November 14, 2012: PM Benjamin Netanyahu Comments on Syrian Border Situation while in Safed

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PM Netanyahu Comments on Syrian Border Situation while in Safed

Source: PMO, 11-14-12

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, today dedicated the permanent structure for the Faculty of Medicine in Safed.

The Prime Minister said: “We are closely monitoring what is happening on the other side of the border with Syria. We are determined to defend our territory and our border. We have made this clear to the other side. Security is the foundation for everything that we are doing.”

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