Tag Archives: Tunnels

Hezbollah cross-border tunnel has infrastructure for electricity, ventilation, communications; subterranean passage to be destroyed by IDF

TIMES OF ISRAEL IDF reveals ‘longest, most significant’ Hezbollah tunnel on northern border by Staff and Judah Ari Gross June 1, 2019 The Israel Defense Forces on Wednesday revealed a cross-border Hezbollah attack tunnel that was discovered running into Israeli … Continue reading

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“Army allows reporters into destroyed Islamic Jihad tunnel, gives a peek at construction of underground barrier that will wall off the Strip by end of 2019”

TIMES OF ISRAEL In the sand around Gaza, Israel and Hamas dig in a literal race to the bottom by Judah Ari Gross January 18, 2018 …On Thursday, the military allowed journalists to visit the tunnel, which was dug by … Continue reading

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“Hamas political leader Ismail Haniyeh threatened a violent retaliation to Israel’s destruction of the tunnel, but suggested the response would be delayed as Palestinian factions work toward reconciliation”

TIMES OF ISRAEL Exploded tunnel was dug for soldier abductions, Gaza terror leader says by Dov Lieber October 31, 2017 Senior Palestinian Islamic Jihad leader Khaled al-Batsh said Tuesday that the attack tunnel stretching from Gaza into Israeli territory that was … Continue reading

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Egyptian ally in Israel’s fight against #Hamas assassinated

JEWISH PRESS Egypt’s Tunnel Destroying Officer Assassinated by David Israel October 23, 2016 The head of the Egyptian army’s Ninth Armored Division Major Adel Ragaai was assassinated on Saturday morning, the army media office told Daily News Egypt on Saturday. Based … Continue reading

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IDF: “We’re turning the underground into a death trap for Hamas”

TIMES OF ISRAEL IDF official: Gaza underground wall should be done in months by AP and Staff September 25, 2016 A senior Israeli military official said Sunday that a massive underground barrier being built along the Gaza Strip border to … Continue reading

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“Israeli Security official warns that Hamas continues to dig 10 kilometers in tunnels leading into Israel per month”

ARUTZ SHEVA 10 terrorists injured in tunnel collapse in Gaza by Elad Benari August 10, 2016 At least 10 Islamic Jihad terrorists were injured when a terror tunnel leading into Israeli territory collapsed in Gaza late on Tuesday, Palestinian and … Continue reading

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Developers of Israeli anti-tunnel technology include Elbit Systems and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, creators of Iron Dome

THE TOWER Israeli Anti-Tunnel Tech Could Thwart U.S.-Mexico Smugglers by Israel 21c April 28, 2016 Smugglers of drugs and illegal migrants using tunnels along the U.S.-Mexico border may want to keep an eye on Israel. The U.S. government, after all, … Continue reading

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“As Hamas expands its tunnel network in Gaza, Israel, and the United States are collaborating on a clandestine project to thwart the Islamist group’s subterranean advantage”

FOREIGN POLICY Israel Is Building a Secret Tunnel-Destroying Weapon by Yardena Schwartz March 10, 2016 …According to intelligence officials, Israeli engineers are working tirelessly to develop what’s being called the “Underground Iron Dome” — a system that could detect and … Continue reading

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It’s not rain collapsing those Gaza tunnels –it’s the Egyptians

JERUSALEM POST Steinitz: ‘Egypt floods Hamas tunnels, in part due to Israel’s request’ by Staff February 6, 2016 Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said Saturday that Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ordered the flooding of several Hamas tunnels linking Egypt to the … Continue reading

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Hamas is refreshingly transparent about its ambition, the elimination of Israel

GATESTONE Hamas: The “Merchants of War” Who Seek to Destroy Israel by Khaled Abu Toameh February 2, 2016 The myth that Hamas uses tunnels to smuggle food and other necessities to the “besieged” Gaza Strip has been buried under the … Continue reading

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