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By Land, Sea, and Air: Israel Strikes Back

Israeli ground troops have expanded their efforts inside Gaza to dismantle the Hamas terrorist infrastructure, Israel Defense Forces spokesman Daniel Hagari said Friday. “In the last few hours, we have severely increased our attacks in Gaza,” he said during an evening briefing, noting that attacks were taking place from the air …

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Israeli Forces Launch Overnight Raid Into Gaza; Operation ‘Limited,’ IDF Says

The Israel Defense Forces launched a limited ground raid into Gaza overnight, the IDF said on Thursday. The raid was part of Israel’s response to the Hamas terrorist attack three weeks ago. The raid, led by the Givati infantry brigade and the 162nd Armored Division, “struck numerous terrorist cells, infrastructure and …

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Israel Strikes Military Targets in Syria; American F16 Squadron Arrives in Region

by Susan Katz Keating The Israel Defense Forces struck several military targets in Syria after rockets were fired from Syria toward Israelis in the Golan Heights, the IDF said Tuesday night. The announcement came as the Pentagon confirmed that a squadron of American F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft arrived today in …

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In Wiretap Recording, Hamas Says Jihadists Caused Gaza Hospital Strike; In Public, Group Blames Israel

by Susan Katz Keating While the White House on Wednesday said its analysis shows that Israel did not cause an explosion outside a Gaza hospital, local jihadists came to the same conclusion – but continue to use the errant missile strike as a rallying cry to set off protests around …

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Missile That Hit Near Gaza Hospital Was a Jihadist Misfire: Intelligence Reports

The IDF did not conduct any operations in the area at the time of the impact. – Israel Defense Forces A missile that struck a hospital on Tuesday inside Gaza City was launched by terrorists from the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, according to the Israel Defense Forces. A spokesman for Islamic Jihad …

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Hamas Set Up Checkpoints to Stop People From Leaving Northern Gaza Ahead of Ground Assault, IDF Says

by Susan Katz Keating One report to the IDF states that Hamas terrorists laid an explosive device on the road inside Gaza. Hamas operatives set up armed checkpoints to prevent people from leaving the northern Gaza Strip in advance of an expected ground assault from Israel Defense Forces, the IDF …

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Defiling the Living and the Dead: Hamas Terrorists Wore Body Cameras to Film Own Depravity

by Susan Katz Keating Desecration. Mutilation. Extreme torture. The Hamas terrorists who attacked Israelis on October 7 recorded their own depravity, and exulted in it, according to videos the Israel Defense Forces shared with Soldier of Fortune. “They were all very proud of what they were doing,”  IDF spokesman LTC. …

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‘Attack Them Everywhere’: As Offensive Looms, IDF Chief Tells Soldiers to Decimate Hamas

The Chief of Staff for the Israel Defense Forces met with his troops in the field, telling them the people of Israel trust them to carry out the forthcoming vital mission to protect the nation. “Our responsibility now is to enter Gaza, to go to the places where Hamas is …

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The Tunnels of Terrorism: Hamas Used an Old Bedouin Smuggling Route to Bolster Attack on Israel

by Susan Katz Keating The Hamas terror group used an old Bedouin tunnel network to smuggle weapons and fighters from Gaza for the Oct. 7 attack on Israel, a defense officer told Soldier of Fortune. “It is one of many ways they launched their attacks,” said the officer, who is …

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Hamas is Inflicting ‘ISIS-Level Savagery’ on Israel, Pentagon Says

Hamas is inflicting “ISIS level savagery” against Israeli civilians, a senior Pentagon official told reporters. “I want to differentiate this from other times we have seen conflicts between Israel and Hamas in Gaza,” the official said during a Monday briefing. “This is ISIS level savagery that we have seen committed …

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