Tagged: Airstrikes

Israeli Forces Continue Airstrikes on Gaza for 4th Consecutive Day News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli Forces Continue Airstrikes on Gaza for 4th Consecutive Day

Israeli airstrikes continued on the southern Gaza Strip in the predawn hours Saturday for the fourth consecutive day, in response to an alleged projectile being shot into southern Israel. Witnesses told Ma’an Israeli forces launched two airstrikes on open areas east of Khan Yunis.

on May 7, 2016
Israel Pounds Gaza With Fresh Air Strikes News Roundup
Al Jazeera

Israel Pounds Gaza With Fresh Air Strikes

Israel's military says its aircraft struck infrastructure in Gaza used by Hamas, which governs the Palestinian enclave, in response to what it said were mortar fires at its forces along the border. Palestinian witnesses said there were two sets of air raids, one targeting Beit Lahia in northern Gaza and the second in Khuzaa, southeast of Khan Yunis, in the south of the territory, AFP news agency reported.

on May 6, 2016
Israeli Airstrikes Kill 2 Palestinian Children in the Besieged Gaza Strip News Roundup
Ben Norton, Salon

Israeli Airstrikes Kill 2 Palestinian Children in the Besieged Gaza Strip

sraeli airstrikes in the northern Gaza Strip killed two Palestinian children on Saturday, according to medical officials. The two children were siblings — 10-year-old Yassin Abu Khoussa and his six-year-old sister Israa, Reuters reports. Yassin died after an Israeli plane bombed their home. Israa was seriously wounded in the attack, and later died in the hospital.

on March 12, 2016
Israel Launches Airstrikes on Northern Gaza Strip News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israel Launches Airstrikes on Northern Gaza Strip

Israeli military forces launched airstrikes on the northern Gaza Strip on Monday, targeting a training site used by Hamas' military wing, locals and Israel's army said. Witnesses told Ma'an that Israeli warplanes fired two missiles at the Tunis military training ground, reportedly used by the Al-Qassam Brigades, in the Zaytoun neighborhood of Gaza City, causing noticeable material damage but no injuries.

on December 7, 2015
Israeli Airstrike Kills Pregnant Woman, 2-year-old Girl in Gaza City News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli Airstrike Kills Pregnant Woman, 2-year-old Girl in Gaza City

A pregnant woman and her two-year-old daughter were killed on Sunday morning when an Israeli air strike caused their home to collapse in southern Gaza City, Gaza's Ministry of Health said. Spokesperson Ashraf al-Qidra said that Nour Rasmi Hassan, five months pregnant when she died, and her daugher, Rahaf Yahya Hassan, were killed in the air strike, and three others injured.

on October 11, 2015
The ‘Forensic Architects’ investigating Gaza News Roundup
Reuters

The ‘Forensic Architects’ investigating Gaza

Drawing on hundreds of photos, videos and satellite images taken during the 2014 Gaza conflict, analysts in London are using new techniques to piece together what happened.

on July 31, 2015
Remembering Gaza’s Victims News Roundup
Anne Paq, The Electronic Intifada

Remembering Gaza’s Victims

Documenting Israel’s military assault on Gaza last summer, I witnessed what can only be called atrocities: hospitals and morgues, overwhelmed by the constant flow of casualties; nights of terror under widespread and indiscriminate bombing; attacks on hospitals, ambulances and United Nations schools used as shelters; entire neighborhoods destroyed.

on July 13, 2015
Amnesty Launches Online Tool Documenting Israeli Strikes on Gaza News Roundup
Jack Khoury, Haaretz

Amnesty Launches Online Tool Documenting Israeli Strikes on Gaza

Amnesty International and London-based Forensic Architecture have unveiled an online tool for mapping 2,500 Israeli strikes during the Gaza war with Hamas and its allies last summer. An interactive map documents the time and place of each strike and classifies them according to type of strike, the site that was hit, the number of casualties and other factors. It includes pictures, videos, testimonies and satellite images.

on July 8, 2015
One Year Since Gaza: Why There’s No Such Thing as a ‘Precision Strike’ News Roundup
Natasha Roth, +972 Magazine

One Year Since Gaza: Why There’s No Such Thing as a ‘Precision Strike’

When you read about an airstrike on Gaza by the Israeli Air Force, you invariably hear it being described as a “precision strike.” You might also occasionally read about “pinpoint” strikes, or hear references to the IAF’s ability to hit “pixel-sized” targets.

on July 2, 2015
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