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Jun 10 2021

Three Palestinians, Including Two Security Officers Killed By Israeli Troops In West Bank

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image Israeli troops shot and killed three Palestinians, including two security officers, in a shootout that erupted in the occupied West Bank town of Jenin. It reportedly happened in an overnight raid by Israel Defense Forces (IDF) on June 9 into June 10th. Lt. Adham Elewi and Cpt. Taysir Isa worked for the military intelligence service, and Gamil Mahmud al-Amuri was a Palestinian who had previously served time in Israeli prison, the agency reported. Israel and the Palestinian Authority coordinate security operations in the territory against Hamas and other groups that they view as …

Jun 9 2021

Google is still censoring Gaza!

During the recent war, Israeli airstrikes caused extensive damage to schools, power lines, water and sewage, and the health system in Gaza. One of the main tools of researchers and journalists in assessing the extent of damage to an area is the use of satellite maps. But given the censorship of Gaza by companies like Google, this is difficult to do. Therefore, journalists and researchers have to turn to commercial satellite companies or meet their needs through other means to obtain these images. According to Google, satellite imagery on Google Maps is provided by various companies. Google claims it will …

Jun 5 2021

Yemeni people donate to Palestine

The donation was collected in the fifth military zone, the provinces of Al-Hudaydah and Al-Hajjah and in response of people to the leader Ansar Allah under the slogan ‘One morsel for us and our Palestinian brothers’. The ceremony was attended by a number of local Ansar Allah officials, representatives of the Islamic Jihad movement and the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, and finally the donation was handed over to the Palestinian representatives. FORUM

Jun 4 2021

Palestinian Fighters Open Fire At Israeli Drone Swarm Over Gaza (Videos)

Support SouthFront Screen grab from one of the videos showing two Israeli drones passing by each other over the Gaza Strip. Late on June 3, a swarm of small quadcopter drones launched by the Israeli military invaded the skies of the Gaza Strip. A source in Gaza’s armed factions told the al-Quds newspaper that the drones flew over military posts as well as civilians homes and buildings. The drones were targeted by Palestinian fighters, who were able to shot down some of them. “By flying these drones, occupation forces attempted to test and confuse the resistance, as it attempted during …

Jun 1 2021

Qaani: The Zionist regime must think about leaving Palestine!

– In the first three days of the Palestinian war with the Zionist regime, we fired as many missiles at the occupied territories as the entire 22-day war. This is the power of the Resistance Front. – More than 3,000 missiles fired by the resistance into the occupied territories were produced in the same geographic area. – We saw how Gaza, despite being under sanctions for 15 years, bravely defends all Palestinian lands. – From now on, the message of the resistance to the Palestinian children is that your plans must be for the administration of the whole of Palestine, …

May 30 2021

Why Azerbaijan is so silent about Palestine?

One of the countries that took an indifferent and silent position during the recent Palestine-Israel conflict was the Republic of Azerbaijan. The government of Azerbaijan has had long and close relations with Israel than the Arab countries such as the UAE, Bahrain, Sudan, etc., and the level of these relations is not comparable to other Islamic countries that have recently normalized their relations with Israel.During the recent war between Azerbaijan and Armenia, Israel provided covert and special international and military support to Azerbaijan. In such a way that the countries and factions opposed to Azerbaijan’s actions in Europe and the …

May 29 2021

Rockets Fired From Gaza During Last Battle Were Palestinian-Made: Iran’s Quds Force Commander

Support SouthFront Hamas rocket unit. Illustrative image. On May 29, Brig. Gen. Esmail Qaani, commander of Iran’s Quds Force, praised the military performance of Palestinian factions during the recent battle in the Gaza Strip. The battle broke out on May 10 when Palestinian factions launched a barrage of rockets from Gaza at Jerusalem. The Israeli military responded with a military operation that ended on May 21 with a ceasefire brokered by Egypt. According to the Fars News Agency, the Iranian commander said that Israel should think of an imminent delivery of rule over the Occupied Lands to the Palestinians. “Many …

May 28 2021

The Third Intifada. Israel’s Crimes. Palestine’s Wrath. Ray of Hope?

Support SouthFront Palestinian protesters wave national flags during clashes with Israeli security forces on the eastern outskirts of Gaza City, near the border with Israel, on January 12, 2018. (AFP Photo/Mohammed Abed) Written by Michael Welch, Richard Falk, Richard Silverstein, and Laith Marouf. Originally published on GlobalResearch. “What they need to do is they need to occupy the bases of the Canadian Armed Forces! They need to occupy the military hardware factories! They need to occupy their courts and stop the shipping of these weapons to apartheid Israel! Anything less than that will not actually cleanse them from the blood on their hands as …

May 27 2021

Israeli Military Released New Footage From Gaza Battle

Support SouthFront Israel Air Force F-16s. FILE IMAGE: Ofer Zidon/Flash90 On May 27, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) released footage of a strike from its last operation against Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip. The footage shows a pinpoint strike on an underground rocket cache. Several secondary explosions and a large fire can be seen in the aerial footage. IDF has published footage of airstrikes against the ‘metro’ tunnel system in the last round of conflict. #Gaza #Israel pic.twitter.com/WQaT3F2B8S — Joe Truzman (@Jtruzmah) May 27, 2021 The IDF also released photos showing what it claims to be three multiple rocket …

May 26 2021

Infographic: Rockets of Palestinian Resistance Groups

Over the years, Palestinian resistance groups, with the help of Iranian advisers, have been able to build the rockets they need, and many of the rockets are now being built by Palestinian groups themselves. The arsenal of Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades consists of 17 main rockets, and the Ayyash 250 rocket with a range 250 km, which was recently unveiled by al-Qassam, is the longest-range rocket of the Palestinian resistance group. The Ayyash 250 rocket hit targets in the Eilat region in the southernmost part of occupied Palestine for the first time during the 11-day war in Gaza.The Saraya al-Quds …

May 26 2021

Hamas Leader Unveiled Coordination With Lebanese Resistance To Attack Israel In Recent Gaza Battle

Support SouthFront Hamas rocket unit. Illustrative image. The rockets launched from Lebanon and Syria at Israel during the last battle in the Gaza Strip were the result of coordination between Palestinian factions and the “resistance in Lebanon,” Yahya al-Sinwar, leader of the Hamas Movement in Gaza, revealed on May 26. Sinwar, who was reportedly on Israel’s “kill list” during the last battle, made his remarks during a public press conference in Gaza city. By saying the resistance in Lebanon, the Palestinian leader was referring to Hezbollah and its allies. “The launching of rockets from Lebanon and Syria, and the drone …

May 26 2021

Hamas Reported Loss Of 61 Fighters, Commanders In Gaza Battle

Support SouthFront Hamas rocket unit. Illustrative image. Between March 22 and 26, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Hamas Movement, revealed the names of 61 of its fighters and commanders who were killed during the recent battle in the Gaza Strip. The heated battle started on May 10 with a rocket attack on Jerusalem. The rocket attack, which was launched from Gaza, was a response to Israeli plans to evict a number of Arab families from the Sheik Jarrah neighborhood in the city. The battle ended with an Egypt-brokered ceasefire on May 21. In a series …

May 24 2021

Hezbollah: Powerless Against Gaza, Israel is Doomed to Disappear

Support SouthFront Illustrative Image Speech by Sayed Hashem Safi al-Din, Head of the Executive Office of Hezbollah, on May 17, 2021, at a rally in support of Gaza and Palestine, held in the southern suburbs of Beirut (Dahiyeh), four days before the ceasefire. [embedded content] Translation: resistancenews.org Transcript: In the Name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. Praise be to God, Lord of the Worlds, and prayers & greetings be upon our Master and Prophet, Abul Qassim Muhammad, and on his noble and purified family. Peace be upon you all, as well as the God’s Mercy and Blessings. God the …

May 22 2021

19 Fighters, Commanders Of Al-Quds Brigades Killed In Gaza Battle

Support SouthFront Al-Quds Brigades fighters, illustrative image. On May 21, the al-Quds Brigades, the military wing of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, revealed that 19 of its fighters and commanders were killed in the recent battle in the Gaza Strip. The battle started on May 10 when Palestinian factions fired a barrage of rockets from Gaza at Jerusalem in response to Israeli plans to forcible evict a number of Arab families from the Sheik Jarrah neighborhood in the city. The heated battle came to an end on May 21. In a statement, the al-Quds Brigades acknowledged that 15 of its fighters …

May 21 2021

Video: Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad thanked Iran and the axis of resistance

Abu Hamza, spokesman for the Saraya Al-Quds Forces: “We are very grateful for the important role of the Islamic Republic of Iran and all the forces of the resistance who supported us with weapons, equipment and information and were a real supporter in strengthening the material and technical capabilities of the resistance. And I tell them that you are our partner in victory and, God willing, we will soon enter Al-Aqsa Mosque together victoriously.” Also Ismail Haniyeh, head of the political bureau of Hamas, in his speech today on the occasion of the victory of the Palestinian resistance in the …

May 21 2021

Remains Of Secret Israeli Missile, US-Made Guided Bombs Found In Gaza (Photos)

Support SouthFront Illustrative photo of an Israeli F-15 Eagle fighter jet (Edi Israel/Flash90/File) The Israeli military used a secret drone-launched guided missile dubbed “Mikholit” during its last military operation against Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip, photos released by the Palestinian New Press agency on May 21 revealed. The photos show two nearly-intact Mikholit missiles which were found by civil workers while removing war debris in Gaza. #صور: للدمار الذي خلفه عدوان الاحتلال الإسرائيلي على قطاع غزة. pic.twitter.com/Kyw7G0vVV9 — Newpress | نيو برس (@NewpressPs) May 21, 2021 The small diameter guided missile which was designed to be launched from drones …

May 21 2021

Hamas Proclaims Victory After Israel Agreed to a Ceasefire

Support SouthFront To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : Monero (XMR): 49HqitRzdnhYjgTEAhgGpCfsjdTeMbUTU6cyR4JV1R7k2Eej9rGT8JpFiYDa4tZM6RZiFrHmMzgSrhHEqpDYKBe5B2ufNsLBTC: bc1qw4cxpe6sxa5dg6sdwxjph959cw6yztrzl4r54sBITCOINCASH: qq3vlashthktqpeppuv7trmw070e3mydgq63zq348vOR CONTACT US : [email protected] The exchange in the West Bank and Gaza Strip came to an end, with the total launches exchanged numbering several thousand. On the afternoon of May 20th, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) released footage of four new strikes which targeted a Hamas Shehab drone launcher, two rocket launchers and a post in the Gaza Strip. The strikes were …

May 21 2021

Twitter thread on the 11-day war in Gaza

#Palestine #Israel Conflict in #Jerusalem; Siege of Al-Aqsa Mosque by Israeli military + Imageshttps://t.co/trHUvaIvxP — IWN (@A7_Mirza) May 10, 2021 FORUM

May 21 2021

Infographic: Statistics of Palestinian rocket attacks and Israeli airstrikes, 20 May 2021

Israeli warplanes have also carried out more than 2000 airstrikes on various parts of Gaza Strip. The number of rocket attacks in the 8-day war in Gaza in 2012 was close to 1,000 rockets, which has quadrupled in the recent 11-day war. Click to see the full size map FORUM

May 21 2021

Ceasefire began in Palestine after 11 days!

This morning, as the ceasefire began at 2 a.m., hundreds of people took to the streets in various Palestinian cities to celebrate the victory. Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, including the city of Jerusalem, celebrated the victory of the nation and the Palestinian resistance against the Zionist enemy. Minutes before the ceasefire began, an Israeli journalist criticising ceasefire wrote: “It is very strange that the Israeli settlements have been targeted by rockets for an hour, but we are counting down the hours until 2 am and the beginning of the ceasefire!” Conflict in Jerusalem; Siege …

May 20 2021

Israel Approves Ceasefire While Last Rockets Target Gaza – Reports

Support SouthFront Israeli Air Force Squadron 190 AH-64A Peten, 27 June 2013, Taken by Oren Rozen, Via Wikimedia. A new series of strikes targeted the Gaza Strip amid reports of a ceasefire agreement between Israel and Palestinian factions. On May 20 afternoon, the Israeli military released footage of four new strikes which targeted a Shehab drone launcher, two rocket launchers and a post in the Gaza Strip. The strikes were all carried out with Spike NLOS missiles. חיל-האוויר תקף במהלך היום מספר עמדות שיגור רב-קניות ועמדות לשיגור כטב״ם אשר ארגון הטרור חמאס התכוון לשגר לעבר מדינת ישראל, במערך ההגנה האווירית …

May 20 2021

Intense Israeli Airstrikes Hit Gaza, As Palestinian Factions Continue To Fire Rockets (Videos)

Support SouthFront FILE PHOTO: Israeli F-15 fighter jet © Reuters Palestinian factions continue to launch dozens of rockets from the Gaza Strip despite Israel’s never-ending airstrikes on the enclave. On May 20, warplanes of the Israeli Air Force carried out a new wave of airstrikes on Gaza. The airstrikes hit tunnels of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Hamas Movement, and rocket launchers of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad military wing, the al-Quds Brigades. A short while ago, IAF fighter jets struck two Hamas terror tunnels that were under construction in Gaza City and in the area …

May 20 2021

Israeli Soldier Injured In Missile Attack On Military Bus Near Gaza (Photos)

Support SouthFront Illustrative image On May 20, a bus of the Israeli military parked near a base in the village of Zikim, to the north of the Gaza Strip, was targeted with an anti-tank guided missile (ATGM). The attack was carried out by fighters of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Hamas Movement. In a statement, the group said that several mortar shells were fired at the vicinity of the targeted bus after the strike. According to a number of Israeli news sources, a soldier was slightly wounded as a result of the ATGM attack. The …

May 19 2021

Video: Palestinian resistance drone intelligence operation in the occupied territories

In this video, Al-Zawari drone observes the location of two tanks and the details of one of the Israeli army bases. Qassam Brigades has named the drone after one of its martyred commanders, Al-Zawari. Martyr Mohammad Al-Zawari was a Tunisian engineer who was responsible for overseeing the design and production of Qassam Brigades drones and was martyred on December 15, 2016 in the Tunisian city of Sfax by Mossad agents. FORUM

May 19 2021

Israeli Guided Non-Line-of-Sight Missiles Target Rocket Launchers In Gaza (Videos)

Support SouthFront FILE IMAGE On May 19, the Israeli military released footage of recent missile strikes on a number of rocket launchers in the Gaza Strip. The footage shows nine strikes carried out with what appears to be Spike NLOS [Non-Line-Of-Sight] missiles. Some of the targets seen in the footage were rocket launchers similar to the ones used by Palestinian factions. Others, however, were just civilian buildings. צפו: תקיפה ממוקדת של חיל האוויר לעמדות שיגור רב קני אשר תוכננו לשגר לעבר מדינת ישראל ומתחמים צבאיים במערך ההגנה האווירית של ארגון הטרור חמאס pic.twitter.com/F0kCalmQ96 — Israeli Air Force (@IAFsite) May 19, …

May 19 2021

Hamas Releases Footage Of Israeli Forces Taken By New Reconnaissance Drone

Support SouthFront The Shehab suicid drone, Click to see full-size image. On May 19, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Hamas Movement, released aerial footage which were taken by a new reconnaissance drone. The footage shows Israeli military posts, fortifications, equipment as well as two Mirkava-type battle tanks situated in the outskirts of the Gaza Strip. The Palestinian group said that the footage was taken on May 18. The footage was recorded by a new reconnaissance drone dubbed “Al Zouari”. The drone was named after Mohamed Zouari, a Tunisian Aerospace engineer and the mastermind behind al-Qassam …

May 19 2021

Month Of Celebration Unearths Civilian Woes In Syria’s North

Support SouthFront To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : Monero (XMR): 49HqitRzdnhYjgTEAhgGpCfsjdTeMbUTU6cyR4JV1R7k2Eej9rGT8JpFiYDa4tZM6RZiFrHmMzgSrhHEqpDYKBe5B2ufNsLBTC: bc1qw4cxpe6sxa5dg6sdwxjph959cw6yztrzl4r54sBITCOINCASH: qq3vlashthktqpeppuv7trmw070e3mydgq63zq348vOR CONTACT US : [email protected] Any sort of holiday or otherwise partial cessation of hostilities in the Middle East, and namely Syria, provides civilians with a rare chance of focusing on other issues. In the north and toward the central regions of Syria people took to the streets after a hike in fuel prices, attributed to the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). Two …

May 19 2021

Infographic: Statistics of Palestinian rocket attacks and Israeli airstrikes, 19 May 2021

Israeli warplanes have also carried out more than 2000 airstrikes on various parts of Gaza Strip. Click to see the full size image FORUM

May 19 2021

In Video: Israeli Warplanes Bombard Hamas ‘Metro’ Tunnel Network

Support SouthFront An Israeli Air Force F-15 fighter jet flies during an aerial demonstration. (photo credit: AMIR COHEN – REUTERS) On May 19, the Israeli Air Force announced that its fighter jets had carried out a series of airstrikes on the Hamas Movement’s “Metro” tunnel network in the Gaza Strip. According to the air force, 40 underground targets in Khan Yunis and Rafah in the southern part of the Gaza Strip were targeted by 52 fighter jets within 25 minutes. “The strikes combined a number of elements: Surface-to-Surface targets, underground targets, command and control centers, and Hamas posts,” the air …

May 19 2021

Military Situation In The West Bank And Gaza Strip On May 19, 2021 (Map Update)

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image 219 Palestinian including 63 children and 36 women were killed and more than 1530 were injured in the Gaza Strip by the IDF strikes since the start of conflict, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza 25 Palestinian were killed and more than 4000 were injured in the West Bank by the IDF since the start of conflict, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health in West Bank On May 18, two Israelis were killed and at least 10 others were wounded in a Hamas rocket attack on Mivtahim town On …

May 18 2021

Infographic: Military Branches of the Palestinian Resistance

1- Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades: Martyr Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades are military branch of Hamas which established in 1992 and has between 10 to 40 thousand troops. They usually manage the conflicts of the Resistance with the Zionist regime under command of Mohammed Deif. 2- Al-Quds Brigades:The military branch of Palestinian Islamic Jihad which is active from 1981 and has more than 12 thousand troops. Al-Quds Brigades launched rocket and guerilla warfare attacks against Zionist regime since 2002 which imposed high casualties on the regime. That’s why Zionists claim that the movement is supported by Iran entirely. 3- Abu Ali …

May 18 2021

Israeli warship was hit by Hamas

After the incident, Zionist officials said that the warship was hit by Palestinian Resistance, and Qassam Brigades used an unmanned submarine. No casualties reported. Yedioth Ahronoth papers also claimed: Qassam Brigades hit a Zionist navy vessel using a suicide submarine in Gaza shores. However, Qassam Brigades claimed to attack an Israeli warship with several rockets. Attacking Israeli warships is unprecedented by Palestinian Resistance. The Resistance groups warned Zionists that if they continue assaulting Gaza people, they should be ready for surprises. FORUM

May 18 2021

The Carrot But No Stick In U.S. Policy Towards Israel

Support SouthFront To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : Monero (XMR): 49HqitRzdnhYjgTEAhgGpCfsjdTeMbUTU6cyR4JV1R7k2Eej9rGT8JpFiYDa4tZM6RZiFrHmMzgSrhHEqpDYKBe5B2ufNsLBTC: bc1qw4cxpe6sxa5dg6sdwxjph959cw6yztrzl4r54sBITCOINCASH: qq3vlashthktqpeppuv7trmw070e3mydgq63zq348vOR CONTACT US : [email protected] If any observer were to wonder, why Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is so certain that Tel Aviv’s pounding of the West Bank will continue, one of the reasons seems to have surfaced. According to the Washington Post, on May 5th, 5 days before the bombardment of Israel began, and 2 days before the protests in Mount Temple …

May 17 2021

Gaza Ceasefire Nowhere In Sight

Support SouthFront To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : Monero (XMR): 49HqitRzdnhYjgTEAhgGpCfsjdTeMbUTU6cyR4JV1R7k2Eej9rGT8JpFiYDa4tZM6RZiFrHmMzgSrhHEqpDYKBe5B2ufNsLBTC: bc1qw4cxpe6sxa5dg6sdwxjph959cw6yztrzl4r54sBITCOINCASH: qq3vlashthktqpeppuv7trmw070e3mydgq63zq348vOR CONTACT US : [email protected] The hostilities in Gaza continue, with Israel clearly having the upper hand and being unrelenting in its efforts. On May 16th, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed that the bombing of the Gaza Strip would continue despite any ceasefire efforts. Netanyahu said the Israeli air raids were continuing at “full-force” and would “take time”, adding that his country …

May 17 2021

Turkey Calls For OIC To Create “International Protection Mechanism” For Palestinians

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size imageOn May 16th, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu recommended an “international protection mechanism” for Palestine’s civilians in an emergency meeting of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). “These efforts should also include physical protection through forming an international protection force with military and financial contributions of willing countries,” Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told the virtual meeting of the 57-member Islamic bloc, adding such a mechanism is in line with a 2018 UN General Assembly resolution. It is time to show unity and determination for Palestine, and Turkey is ready to take any necessary step, …

May 16 2021

Infographic: Statistics of Palestinian rocket attacks and Israeli airstrikes, 16 May 2021

Israeli warplanes have also carried out more than 1,500 airstrikes on various parts of Gaza Strip. It is worth noting that during the 8-day war in Gaza in 2012, about 1,000 rockets were fired by the Palestinian resistance groups in eight days; During the recent operation, 6 days after the battle, more than 3,100 rockets were fired at the occupied territories. This indicates a significant increase in the rocket power of Palestinian resistance groups. Click to see the full size image FORUM

May 16 2021

One Killed, Six Injured In Ramming Attack On Israeli Police Post (Videos)

Support SouthFront Israeli policemen patrol a street in the Arab east Jerusalem neighborhood of Jabel Mukaber following clashes in Jerusalem September 18, 2015. FILE IMAGE: Reuters On May 16, six Israeli police officers were injured as a result of a ramming attack in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in eastern Jerusalem.  A video of the attack shows a car ramming the officers who were gathered under an umbrella in one of Sheikh Jarrah main streets. The attacker, a Palestinian, was shot and killed on the spot by the Israeli Police. It remains unclear if he was armed. [embedded content] [embedded content] …

May 16 2021

In Video: Al-Quds Brigades Unveiled New Ultra Heavy Improvised Rocket

Support SouthFront Al-Qassim IRAM, screen grab from the al-Quds Brigades video. On May 16, the al-Quds Brigades, the military wing of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, unveiled a new heavy improvised rocket-assisted munition (IRAM) dubbed “al-Qassim”. The faction, that is second largest armed formation in the Gaza Strip, revealed that the al-Qassim IRAM was used in an strike on a gathering of Israeli troops to the east of Khan Yunis on May 15. The faction claimed that the attack resulted in human losses. This is yet to be verified. Al-Qassim IRAM is armed with a 400 kg high-explosives warhead. The munition’s …

May 16 2021

Video: Saraya Al-Quds Unveiles Qassim Rocket

According to these images, the “Qassim” rocket was recently unveiled and was used for the first time in Operation al-Quds Sword. The Qassim rocket has the potential to increase damage to infrastructure and buildings in the occupied territories. The 400 kg warhead of this rocket can cause the complete destruction of a building. On May 16, Abu Hamza, the military spokesman for the Saraya al-Quds, said: “We have launched several new and advanced rockets, including the ‘Upgraded Qassim’ rocket for military action.” FORUM

May 16 2021

Israel Targeted Hamas ‘Metro’ Network With 100 Bombs In Response To Rocket Strike On Tel Aviv (Videos, Photos)

Support SouthFront Illustrative photo of an Israeli F-15 Eagle fighter jet (Edi Israel/Flash90/File) On May 16, the Israeli Air Force bombed the Hamas Movement’s “Metro” tunnel network in the Gaza Strip in response to a large rocket strike on Tel Aviv. Hamas military wing, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, launched dozens of rockets at Tel Aviv and its outskirts right after midnight. The attack marked the end of a temporary halt of rocket attacks that was announced by the group just two hours earlier. video of launches from #Gaza into #Israel caught on live stream. pic.twitter.com/BYNItFBC6d — Aurora Intel (@AuroraIntel) …

May 15 2021

Infographic: Statistics of Palestinian rocket attacks and Israeli airstrikes, 15 May 2021

Israeli warplanes have also carried out more than 1,000 airstrikes on various parts of Gaza Strip. It is worth noting that during the 8-day war in Gaza in 2012, about 1,000 rockets were fired by the Palestinian resistance groups in eight days; During the recent operation, 5 days after the battle, more than 2,500 rockets were fired at the occupied territories. This indicates a significant increase in the rocket power of Palestinian resistance groups. Click to see the full size image FORUM

May 15 2021

Hamas To Cease Rocket Attacks On Tel Aviv For Two Hours

Support SouthFront Abu Ubaida, a spokesman for the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, with the logo of the ongoing Operation al-Quds Sward. In a sign of a near de-escalation, the Hamas Movement announced that it will cease rocket attacks on the Israeli capital until the midnight of March 15. Abu Ubaida, a spokesman for Hamas’ military wing the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, said that rocket attacks on Tel Aviv will be halted for two hours, from 10:00 to 12:00 pm local time. “By order of Chief of Staff [of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades] Abu Khaled Muhammad al-Deif, the curfew on …

May 15 2021

Israeli Military Claims It Foiled Drone Attack, Destroyed 20 Rocket Launchers In Gaza (Videos, Photos)

Support SouthFront Israel Air Force F-16s. FILE IMAGE: Ofer Zidon/Flash90 On May 15, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) claimed that it had foiled an attempt by fighters of the Hamas Movement to launch an armed drone from the Gaza Strip. In a brief statement, the military said that the drone fell on the launch squad killing two fighters. No further details were provided. Earlier today, the military wing of Hamas, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, attacked a military base in the settlement of Kissufim east of Gaza with a Shehab suicide drone and mortar rounds. The IDF claimed that the …

May 15 2021

Israeli Army Knocks Down Another Tower In Gaza After Deadly Rocket Attack On Tel Aviv (Videos, Photos)

Support SouthFront Screen grab from Rubtly video. On May 15, the Israeli military knocked down another tower in the Gaza Strip after a deadly rocket attack on Tel Aviv and its outskirts. The rocket attack was carried out by the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Hamas Movement, in response to a recent Israeli strike on al-Shati Camp. Ten people, including right children, were killed in the strike. At least 30 rockets were fired from Gaza at Tel Aviv and its outskirts. Many were intercepted by the Iron Dome system. However, several impacts were reported. Two rockets …

May 15 2021

Hamas Suicide Drone, Mortars Targeted Israeli Kissufim Military Base Near Gaza (Videos, Photos)

Support SouthFront The Shehab suicide drone. Illustrative image. On May 15, the military wing of the Hamas Movement, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, attacked a base of the Israeli military near the settlement of Kissufim to the east of the Gaza Strip. In a statement, the faction said that it had targeted a gathering of Israeli troops inside the base with a Shehab suicide drone and mortar rounds. The Israeli military claimed that the drone was intercepted by the Iron Dome system. Yet, local sources confirmed that several mortar rounds landed near Kissufim. The Shehab drone, that was unveiled by …

May 14 2021

Israeli Military Raises Gaza To The Ground. Another Tower Fell (Photos, Videos)

Support SouthFront An Israeli Air Force F-15 fighter jet. © Amir Cohen / Reuters The Israeli military counties to strike what it claims to be “legitimate military targets” in the Gaza Strip in response to Palestinian rocket fire. On May 14, Israeli warplanes wiped out another tower in Gaza city which used to host a branch of the Production Bank. In an attempt to justify the attack, the Israeli Air Force claimed that the bank was supporting the Hamas Movement. מטוסי קרב של חיל-האוויר תקפו בניין רב קומות בו נמצא סניף של בנק הייצור הפלסטיני המשמש את ארגון הטרור חמאס …

May 14 2021

Hamas Attacked Israeli Chemical Plant With ‘Shehab’ Suicide Drone

Support SouthFront The Shehab suicide drone. Illustrative image. On May 14, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Hamas Movement, announced that it had targeted an Israeli chemical plant. In a brief statement, the Palestinian group said that the plant, which is located in the settlement of Nir Oz, was targeted with a Shehab Suicide drone. The group didn’t provide further details on the attack. However, observers speculated that the target was the Nirlat chemical plant. Israeli authorities issued drone infiltration alerts in Nahal Oz as well as in the nearby settlements of Alumim and Be’eri. Nevertheless, …

May 13 2021

Palestinian Fighters Shelled Iron Dome Launcher, Radars East Of Gaza

Support SouthFront The Ayyash-250 rocket. Click to see full-size image. On May 13, Palestinian factions targeted several components of the Israeli military’s Iron Dome air-defense system with rockets. In the afternoon, the al-Quds Brigades, the military wing of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, fired a barrage of rockets at an Iron Dome missile launcher situated near the town of Nir Yitzhak to the east of the Gaza Strip. Nearly three hours after al-Quds Brigades’ attack, the military wing of the Hams Movement, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, shelled two EL/M-2084 detection and tracking radars of the Iron Dome east of Gaza …

May 13 2021

In Photos: Israeli Warplanes Drop US-Made Bombs On Gaza Strip

Support SouthFront A two-ship of Israeli Air Force F-16s from Ramon Air Base, Israel, head out to the Nevada Test and Training Range, July 17 during Red Flag Exercise 09-4. Photo: Master Sergeant Kevin J. Gruenwald The Israeli Air Force is using US-made guided bombs in its ongoing bombing campaign against Palestinian groups in the Gaza Strip. On May 13th, sources in the Palestinian region shared photos showing US-made GBU-31 and GBU-39 bombs, which were dropped by Israeli warplanes. The GBU-31 is a Mk-84, a BLU-109 or a BLU-119 bomb equipped with the Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) guidance kit, …

May 13 2021

Video: Palestinian resistance unveils new drone!

On May 12, the Shahab suicide drone targeted a gas platform belonging to the Zionist regime on the northern coast of Gaza. Also on May 13, a gathering place of Israeli troops on the borders of the Gaza Strip was targeted by the Shahab suicide drone in response to the continuous Zionist aggression against the people of Gaza. Al-Qassam Brigades said in a statement: “With God’s help and His power and success, al-Qassam forces used a new weapon in the Operaton Saif al-Quds.” Al-Qassam stressed in his statement that as long as the enemy continues its aggression, we will continue!” …