IRON DOME, acting on the usual: Muslim Arab-Palestinians target civilians, Israel defends

IRON DOME, acting on the usual: Muslim Arab-Palestinians target civilians, Israel defends

“Palestinians” in Gaza began (again) a barrage of [about 120] missiles upon Israeli towns, targeting civilians. Israel uses ‘Iron Dome‘ defense system.

Gantz: IDF will continue to respond forcefully, sensitively [Ynetnews]

Published: 03.11.12, 13:25 / Israel News

IDF Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Benny Gantz said: “Zuhir al-Qaisi and other terrorists killed were involved in planning a deadly terror attack against Israeli civilians, which was suppose to come out of Gaza through Sinai.”

“Over 120 rockets have been fired at Israel and 20% of them could have caused death and distruction within the Israeli populations. They were interceted by the Iron Dome. The IDF responded and will continue to do so with force and sensitivity over any attack on Israel. We are not interested in escalation, but Hamas is the sovereign,” Gantz added. (Yoav Zitun)

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4201269,00.html

Terrorists call Gaza ceasefire ‘victory’; Egypt calls to cut ties with Israel

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 | Ryan Jones

Region falls silent after 222 rockets pound southern Israel over past few days; Egyptian parliament calls Israel’s response a war crime, demands end to friendly relations

http://www.israeltoday.co.il/News/tabid/178/nid/23154/language/en-US/Default.aspx

Israel under fire: Schools closed in south due to rockets – Israel TodayIsrael under fire: Schools closed in south due to rockets

Sunday, March 11, 2012 | Ryan Jones

Some 200,000 Israeli children throughout southern Israel spent Sunday hiding in bomb shelters instead of going to school as Gaza-based Palestinian terrorists continued pouring missiles and mortars into the area.

By midday Sunday, some 130 projectiles had been fired at communities across the western Negev region over a 48-hour period. At least two dozen Israelis have been injured, some seriously.

Israel’s Iron Dome anti-missile system has managed to intercept 28 out of 31 of the more dangerous Grad-type missiles, but simply cannot provide a comprehensive shield against such an onslaught.

http://www.israeltoday.co.il/tabid/178/nid/23149/language/en-US/Default.aspx

Missile Defenses Give Israel Measure of Calm – WSJ.com

March 13, 2012

By JOSHUA MITNICK

BEERSHEBA, Israel—Facing the worst barrage of rockets from Palestinian militants since 2009, Israel is getting a boost from a new interceptor system that destroys missiles in midair before they fall on population centers. … The “Iron Dome” missile system has provided an added layer of security for Israel’s homeland by downing dozens of rockets in …..
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304537904577277281425602126.html

Shelling on Israel’s Southern Cities Continue — NTDTV.com

[March 13, 2012] – Over 120 missiles have been shot into Israel from the Gaza Strip … Israeli army called “Iron Dome”, which intercepts the missile while in mid air, …

http://english.ntdtv.com/ntdtv_en/news_middleeast_africa/2012-03-12/shelling-on-israel-s-southern-cities-continue.html

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