Wednesday, November 14, 2012

BREAKING: Israel's Operation Pillar of Defense Begins in Gaza



In response to more than 150 rockets fired from Gaza into Israel in the past week, the Israel Defense Forces has launched a targeted campaign against Hamas leaders and weapons holdings, starting with the assassination of Hamas military head Ahmed Jabari. “We are in the midst of an attack that will continue and grow,” IDF Spokesman Yoav Mordechai said of Operation Pillar of Defense. "If I were a senior Hamas activist—I would look for a place to hide."  ... by

The following photos and reports taken live by B.E./Israel: and the Israeli news, and IDF:
Obama and U.S. military received an update from Israel, before the elimination of terrorist leader
And before the beginning of The IDF's combat today. Against all terrorist organizations.
The firing of rockets to civilian homes in the direction of Israel at this time.
IDF responds, all the time ..
We welcome Israel with permission to responds with U.S. approval.
- Do not hold our response, time respond came. Let the army to crush the terrorist. The Hamas, beaten - significantly.

Hamas military commander
Target was destroyed

The IDF is taking the fight to the top terrorist leaders! Let’s PRAY for their success!
(Photo: IDF)

Operation 'Cloud Column'
IDF Kills Hamas's 'Military' Chief, Launches Major Operation
Ahmed Jaabari, the head of Hamas's military wing, was killed. Hamas: 'This is open war.' Missiles on Ashkelon. — with Ted Manolis andMark Richey.

************BREAKING NEWS FROM ISRAEL********

Full Story of Targeted Killing:

IDF kills top Hamas commander. (Well Done-In Hebrew: Kol ha ka vod. 

כל הכבוד לצבא הגנה של מדינת ישראל
Shin Bet confirms Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades chief Ahmed Jabari killed along with his son after their car was targeted by Israeli missile; rockets fired toward Negev region; Islamic Jihad: Israel declared war.

Israel killed the military commander of Hamas in an airstrike on the Gaza Strip Wednesday, bringing the two sides to the brink of a possible new war.

The attack came despite signs that Egypt had managed to broker a truce between Israel and Palestinian militants after a five day surge of violence which saw more than 100 missiles fired out of Gaza and repeated Israeli strikes on the enclave.

Islamist Hamas said Ahmed Al-Jabari, who ran the organization's armed wing, the Izz al-Dinn Al-Qassam Brigades, died along with a passenger after their car was targeted by an Israeli missile.

Israel's Shin Bet domestic intelligence service confirmed it had carried out the attack, saying it had killed Jabari because of his "decade-long terrorist activity."

News agencies reported of additional attacks throughout Gaza. According to the reports, one of the strikes injured another senior Hamas commander.

At around 5 pm, shortly after the hit in Gaza, at least two rockets were fired toward the Ashkelon Beach Regional Council. The rockets' landing sites have yet to be located.

IDF spokesman Yoav Mordechai said the airstrike indicated the beginning of a campaign to target Hamas and Islamic Jihad terror organizations in Gaza.

"The first aim of this operation is to bring back quiet to southern Israel, and the second target is to strike at terror organizations," Mordechai said.

"The purpose of this operation was to severely impair the command and control chain of the Hamas leadership," the Israeli military said in a statement.

"(Jabari's) killing sends a message to Hamas elements in Gaza that if they continue to promote terror activity against the State of Israel – they will be terminated," the IDF said in a statement.

Immediate calls for revenge were broadcast over Hamas radio and smaller groups also warned of retaliation.

"Israel has declared war on Gaza and they will bear the responsibility for the consequences," Islamic Jihad said.

A Reuters witness reported there were multiple Israeli airstrikes against the coastal enclave, but it was not immediately clear what else had been targeted.

Hamas has governed Gaza since 2007 and does not recognize Israel's right to exist. It has been emboldened by the rise to power in neighboring Egypt of its spiritual mentors in the Muslim Brotherhood whom it views as a "safety net."

Israel last staged a full-scale attack on Gaza during a three week conflict in 2008 and 2009 in which 1,400 Palestinians and 13 Israelis were killed.

Israeli military officials, speaking on condition of anonymity under army regulations, said Jabari was identified by "precise intelligence" gathered over several months.

Advocates say targeted killings are an effective deterrent without the complications associated with a ground operation, chiefly civilian and Israeli troop casualties. Proponents argue they also prevent future attacks by removing their masterminds.

Critics say they invite retaliation by terrorists and encourage them to try to assassinate Israeli leaders. They complain that the strikes amount to extrajudicial killings.

During a wave of suicide bombings against Israel a decade ago, the country employed the tactic to eliminate the upper echelon of Hamas leadership.

Israeli aircraft have previously assassinated the previous commander of Hamas' military wing, Salah Shehadeh, the movement's spiritual leader, Sheik Ahmed Yassin, his successor, Abdel Aziz Rantisi, and dozens of other senior Hamas military commanders.


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Hamas threatens: "Missiles on Tel Aviv "


Jabari - Hamas chief of staff in the left side


Israel preparing for a ground incursion ....
Soldiers were recruited.

*there is a problem...
Missiles, hidden from below for schools for students in Gaza .. Or educational gardens for small children and toddlers.
So The IDF operation, becomes more surgery.
And therefore it is possible that these missiles will remain in the hands of a terrorist, because the army did not want for shoot there in justice.
translation from Hebrew ...
There is a problem, missiles hidden under buildings of schools, including kindergartens.
It forces Israel to enter - with ground forces.

(English: The terrorists are hiding its missiles under Gaza's schools, behind small children.
So, the IDF have to be like surgeons to root out Hamas;
IDF does not wish to harm the children)

Bee's Note:
Almost all notes attached to photos are
translated from Hebrew ...
Please excuse me, if translation is poor, as I do not speak Hebrew.
These are reports coming in live ...
I will post this and report back later.