Iron Dome intercepts rocket over Tel Aviv

Also today, the Israeli cabinet approved a request that the IDF be permitted to call up as many as 40,000 reserves,. Activation has begun.

Iron Dome intercepts rocket over Tel Aviv | JPost | Israel News.


07/08/2014 19:14

Code Red siren sounds in central Israeli cities, including Petah Tikva, Lod and Givatayim for first time since 2012 Gaza escalations; no injuries or damage reported.

Kassam rockets being fired from Gaza Strip [file]

Kassam rockets being fired from Gaza Strip [file] Photo: Nikola Solic / Reuters

The Iron Dome rocket defense system intercepted a projectile over Tel Aviv on Tuesday evening. No injuries or damage were reported.

Israeli television showed a double-burst of smoke in skies above Tel Aviv after air raid sirens sounded, sending residents running for shelter.

The Code Red siren sounded in all of Gush Dan, including the central Israeli cities of Petah Tikva, Lod and Givatayim.

It was the first Gaza rocket that reached Tel Aviv since Operation Pillar of Defense in 2012.

Earlier on Tuesday, the Tel Aviv Municipality was instructed to inspect and…

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I was graduated from Yale University in 1963 with a B.A. in economics and from the University of Virginia School of law, where I was the notes editor of the Virginia Law Review in 1966. Following four years of active duty with the Army JAG Corps, with two tours in Korea, I entered private practice in Washington, D.C. specializing in communications law. I retired in 1996 to sail with my wife, Jeanie, on our sailboat Namaste to and in the Caribbean. In 2002, we settled in the Republic of Panama and live in a very rural area up in the mountains. I have contributed to Pajamas Media and Pajamas Tatler. In addition to my own blog, Dan Miller in Panama, I an an editor of Warsclerotic and contribute to China Daily Mail when I have something to write about North Korea.
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2 Responses to Iron Dome intercepts rocket over Tel Aviv

  1. Pingback: Iron Dome intercepts rocket over Tel Aviv | Brittius

  2. Ruvy Kossover says:

    In the Middle East, you learn rapidly that wars are like buses. If you miss one, another will be along – in a while.

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