Apr 14 '15 / EIPA Updates

The IDF, Shin Bet and Israel police have stopped a Hamas terror cell planning to fire at soldiers near Abus Dis during the Jewish festival of Purim. The news was cleared for publication on Tuesday. The members of the cell, who were arrested in early March, bought a car to be used in the attack, trained in shooting and collected intelligence on their target. The cell’s members …

Dec 19 '14 / EIPA Updates

Palestinians in Gaza fired a Kassam rocket at an Israeli community in the Eshkol area near the Gaza Strip on Friday morning. The rocket fell in an open area, causing neither casualties nor damage. It was the third time that Gaza terrorists have fired rockets at Israel since the conclusion of Operation Protective Edge, last summer’s war between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip. IDF …

Oct 15 '14 / EIPA Updates

The first truck-loads of cement and steel, earmarked for the rebuilding of homes in the Gaza Strip in the wake of Operation Protective Edge, entered the Strip from Israel via the Kerem Shalom border crossing. Kerem Shlom is the sole commercial crossing between Israel and the Gaza Strip. Several weeks ago, Israel agreed a mechanism with the Palestinian Authority (PA) and the United Nations (UN), which would …