Airstrike on the Gaza Strip

posted Oct 30, 2013, 2:38 PM by Unknown user

On Monday October 28, 2013, an Israeli airstrike hit two concealed rocket launchers in the Gaza Strip. The Israeli military said that the strikes came after their defense system intercepted a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip. Luckily and thankfully no people were killed or wounded.

SS7G5 The student will locate selected features in Southwestern Asia (Middle East).

a. Locate on a world and regional political-physical map: Euphrates River, Jordan River, Tigris River, Suez Canal, Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz, Arabian Sea, Red Sea, and Gaza Strip.

SS7H2 The student will analyze continuity and change in Southwest Asia (Middle East) leading to the 21st century.

a. Explain how European partitioning in the Middle East after the breakup of the Ottoman Empire led to regional conflict.