Israel Strikes Gaza Strip, Claims Hit on 2 Rocket Launchers

posted Nov 1, 2013, 7:02 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Nov 1, 2013, 7:24 PM ]

On Monday, October 28, an Israeli airstrike took out two hidden Palestinian rocket launchers in the Gaza Strip. The Israelis retaliated when their Iron Dome defense system shot down a rocket above the city of Ashkelon, the rocket had been fired from the Gaza Strip. Another rocket was launched and landed somewhere in the area and has not been located yet. There were no injuries reported.

This article relates to the standard because the Israelis and Palestinians are at conflict again because of land and religion. The Palestinians bombed Israel, and then the Israelis bombed them back. That is a good example of why they do not like each other.

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

c. Describe how land and religion are reasons for continuing conflicts in the Middle East.

by: Matthew S