Rss - News and Events8/2/2014 7:53:44 AM60en-USPM Netanyahu addresses UNGAhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/PM-Netanyahu-UNGA-Sep2011.aspxThe truth is that Israel wants peace with a Palestinian state, but the Palestinians want a state without peace. And the truth is you shouldn't let that happen.Thu, 10 Nov 2011 15:36:33 GMTNobel Chemistry Shechtmanhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Nobel-Laureate-Shechtman.aspxTechnion Professor Dan Shechtman, has been awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his research on quasicrystals.Sun, 18 Dec 2011 07:18:16 GMTPartition Plan: 64 years laterhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Partition-Plan-64-years-later.aspxOn November 29, 1947 the UN General Assembly voted on the partition plan, and UNGA Resolution 181 was adopted by a vote of 33 to 13.Wed, 30 Nov 2011 16:39:09 GMTIsrael Donates Medical Aidshttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel-Donates-Medical-Aids0206-5297.aspxDonations of N2 Million Medical Aids to Madalla bomb blastWed, 08 Feb 2012 09:32:00 GMTMinister Visits Israelhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Minister-Visits-Israel.aspxMinister of Water Resources attended the 6th International Exhibition on Water Technologies, Renewable Energy, & Environmental Control (WATEC), which took place in Tel Aviv, Israel from November 15 to 17, 2011.Mon, 06 Feb 2012 13:46:54 GMTIsrael's free eye operationshttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel's-free-eye-operation.aspxIsrael's free eye operations in NigeriaMon, 06 Feb 2012 09:55:09 GMTISRAEL AND NIGERIA COLLABORATEhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/ISRAEL-AND-NIGERIA-COLLABORATE-.aspxISRAEL AND NIGERIA COLLABORATE ON AGRO-METEOROLOGYMon, 06 Feb 2012 10:01:10 GMTvisit to the Orphanagehttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israeli-Community-visits-Orphanage,-donates-items.aspxIsraeli Community visits Orphanage, donates itemsMon, 06 Feb 2012 10:09:19 GMTTsunami: Israel sends Aidshttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Tsunami-Israel-sends-Aid-to-Japan.aspxTsunami: Israel sends Aids to JapanMon, 06 Feb 2012 11:04:19 GMTIsrael sends medical Aidshttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Congo-burn-victims.aspxIsrael sends Medical Aids to congo burn victimsTue, 10 Jul 2012 16:45:08 GMThttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israeli-Police-in-Haiti.aspxMon, 06 Feb 2012 11:56:05 GMTIsraeli Police in Haitihttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Issraeli-Police-in-Haiti.aspxIsraeli Police to keep Law and Order in HaitiMon, 06 Feb 2012 12:03:31 GMTAmbassador Visits Nigerhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Visit-to-Niger-State.aspxAmbassador visits Niger State Mon, 06 Feb 2012 12:43:18 GMTNazarethhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Nazareth.aspx"Nazareth has been doing well in the past few years, and there are many entrepreneurs wanting to open businesses in the tourism industry," Sigal Ben-Oz of the Tourism Ministry told Ynet News last summer. Wed, 08 Feb 2012 08:07:50 GMTResponse to Terror Attackhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Response-to-Terror-Attack.aspxThe Government of Israel and the security services will continue to act together with local security forces against such acts of terrorism. Tue, 14 Feb 2012 15:35:17 GMTCourtesy Visit to Ilorinhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Courtesy-Visit-of-the-Ambassador-to-the-Governor-of-Kwara-State-and-the-University-of-Ilorin.aspxThe Ambassador on the 6th of March, 2012, visited the University of Ilorin for a lecture organised by the Center for International Education, University of Ilorin. Wed, 14 Mar 2012 11:36:24 GMTNGO Sets Up Hebrew Schoolhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/NGO-Sets-Up-Hebrew-Language-School-in-Rivers.aspxMr. Deek noted that in this constantly changing world, Nigeria needs creativity and an innovative spirit to build new institutions and new companies that will create new jobs and boost the economy.Wed, 14 Mar 2012 11:49:40 GMT20 years Anniversaryhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/20years-Anniversary.aspxIn September 1992, diplomatic relations were again restored, with Nigeria opening for the first time, an Embassy in Israel the following year.Tue, 09 Jul 2013 12:56:59 GMTDrip Irrigation Project http://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Drip-Irrigation-Project.aspxA modern drip irrigation farming sponsored by the Embassy of Israel for the benefit of the host community to mark its 64th Independence Anniversary.Tue, 26 Jun 2012 14:45:09 GMTTerrorism: You must winhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Terrorism.aspxNigeria will overcome its present security challenges and emerge a stronger and more vibrant nation, the outgoing Israeli Ambassador to the country, Mr. Moshe Ram has predicted.Tue, 26 Jun 2012 15:50:13 GMTYitzhak Shamir Leaves http://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Yitzhak-Shamir-leaves-.aspxIsrael and the entire World mourn the death of the 7th Prime Minister of the State of Israel, Yitzhak SHAMIRWed, 04 Jul 2012 09:04:17 GMTShalom Club Inductionhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Shalom-Club.aspxShalom Club Nigeria officials were formally inducted by the Deputy Head of Mission, George Deek. Wed, 04 Jul 2012 11:35:10 GMTIsrael's Olympic Hopehttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel's-Olympic-Hope.aspxIsrael's best hopes for Olympic glory lay in the diversity and versatility of its athletes competing in London 2012, as presented to you in a fascinating series of seven new clips. Fri, 13 Jul 2012 08:44:49 GMTInsect Free Glocerieshttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Insect-Free-Glo.aspxPackaging developed by Bio [pack] contains elements distilled from plants that repel a host of pests, but are harmless to food. Wed, 22 Aug 2012 12:44:15 GMTA Hoo Ha cycling holidayhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/A-Hoo-Ha-cycling-holiday-.aspxAn Israeli couple runs a unique hotel catering to tourists who want to enjoy the great outdoors from the seat of a two-wheeler. By Rivka Borochov Fri, 10 Aug 2012 09:01:42 GMTCondolenceshttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/condolences.aspxIsrael conveys its condolences to Egypt and to the Egyptian people on the killing of Egyptian security forces personnel in the barbaric terrorist attack last nightTue, 07 Aug 2012 14:50:50 GMTOlympichttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Olympic.aspxEver want to know what it's like to hear the Hatikva national anthem in an Olympic setting? Or jump off a sprinting block like Usain Bolt? Could you imagine what went through Israeli judoka Yael Arad's mind when she became Israel's first medalist?Fri, 10 Aug 2012 09:02:55 GMTAsian Science Camphttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Asian-Science-Camp.aspxThe most talented young scientists from Asia and Australia came to Jerusalem to hear from Nobel laureates and start their own collaborations. By Avigayil Kadesh Thu, 30 Aug 2012 12:44:01 GMTAlzheimer’s diseasehttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Alzheimer’s-disease.aspxAdvances in brain science, drug discovery and memory enhancement are helping in the fight against a devastating and fatal condition. By Avigayil Kadesh Tue, 04 Sep 2012 12:21:46 GMTEvery Child Countshttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Skill-G-Nigeria.aspxA project initiated by one of the Israeli companies here in Nigeria- Skill 'G' Nigeria Limited on the 4th of September, 2012. It was commissioned by the Executive Governor of Kwara State, H.E Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed.Mon, 10 Sep 2012 14:06:30 GMTPresident Peres Rosh Hashana Greetings http://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/President-Peres-Rosh-Hashana-Greetings-.aspxMessage of the President of the State of Israel to the Jewish Communities in the Diaspora on the occasion of the Jewish New Year September 2012 Thu, 13 Sep 2012 09:17:49 GMTFinancial Timeshttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Financial-Times.aspxIsrael is a remarkable performer when it comes to innovation. The Israeli private sector spends more on innovation as a percentage of GDP than that of any other nation. By Michael Bloch, Jonathan Kolodny and Dana MaorThu, 20 Sep 2012 11:07:52 GMTIsraeli nanotech targets a virus’s Achilles heelhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Vecoy-Virus-Decoy.aspxVecoy Nanomedicines has a whole new approach: a virus ‘decoy’ to outwit the world’s worst enemy before it does any damage. By Rivka Borochov Mon, 15 Oct 2012 09:17:04 GMTINNOVATIONS IN AGRICULTUREhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/INNOVATIONS-IN-AGRICULTURE.aspxDaniel Hillel talks about how he helped revolutionize the way farmers water their crops By NEENA RAI Fri, 09 Nov 2012 08:53:25 GMTEntrepreneurship for Developmenthttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Entrepreneurship.aspxHere is some more info on Israel's proposal for a UN resolution on Entrepreneurship for Development. Among other things, entrepreneurship is a major tool for reducing poverty, improving social conditions and confronting environmental challenges. Mon, 12 Nov 2012 13:05:45 GMTIsrael under fire - November 2012 http://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel-under-Fire.aspxOver 100 rockets fired at southern Israel from Gaza in the last 3 days Tue, 13 Nov 2012 11:46:31 GMTIsrael rewards innovators http://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel-rewards-innovators-.aspxGlobal Entrepreneurship Week is marked in Israel by awarding of third annual Prime Minister’s Prizes for Initiatives and Innovation. By Avigayil Kadesh Wed, 28 Nov 2012 08:14:52 GMTDouble “Eureka” for Arab-Israeli energy company http://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Double-“Eureka”-for-Arab-Israeli-energy-company-.aspxWed, 28 Nov 2012 08:22:00 GMTThe Partition - 65 years laterhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/The-Partition.aspxOn November 29, 1947 the UN General Assembly voted on the partition plan, and UNGA Resolution 181 was adopted by a vote of 33 to 13. Thu, 29 Nov 2012 10:20:39 GMTEnglish programs http://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/English-Programs.aspxListing of programs taught in English for students from abroad at undergraduate and graduate levels, and summer programs Tue, 12 Feb 2013 08:53:07 GMTPolicy statements http://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Policy-statements---.aspxUnity is what we are trying to achieve here because we're facing enormous external challenges and great internal challenges. The three external challenges: Iran, Syria, and establishing peace with the Palestinians.Tue, 12 Feb 2013 09:16:51 GMTNew radiation therapy on the radarhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Innovative-Israel.aspxIsraeli researchers discover that millimeter radiation alters cancer cells so they cannot reproduce, without destroying the cells themselves. Thu, 07 Mar 2013 08:16:21 GMTPM Netanyahu addresses AIPAC 2013 http://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Netanyahu-addresses-AIPAC-.aspxThu, 07 Mar 2013 10:28:22 GMTFuturistic ‘microscope’ sees through skinhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Innovative-Israel0308-4460.aspxIsraeli team invents a simple new imaging tool that brings us one step closer to ‘X-ray vision.’ Fri, 08 Mar 2013 11:07:27 GMTSpeeches on the Status of Womenhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Speeches.aspxGender-based violence is a global pandemic. Israel is also committed to ending the cycle of violence against women beyond its borders.Tue, 12 Mar 2013 10:08:35 GMTStartup MBAhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Startup-MBA.aspxTechnion Israel Institute of Technology announces brand new one year MBA in Israel in English aimed at entrepreneurs!Wed, 13 Mar 2013 11:28:59 GMTCommuniqueshttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Communiques.aspxThe Chief Rabbinate of Israel is confident that Pope Francis, whose good relations with the Jewish People are well known, will strengthen and develop the Roman Catholic Church's connections with the State of Israel and the Jewish People. Fri, 15 Mar 2013 08:36:06 GMTPresident Peres congratulates the new Pope http://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Communiques0315-3860.aspxThe newly elected Pope represents devotion, the love of God, the love of peace, a holy modesty and a new continent which is now awakening. Fri, 15 Mar 2013 08:42:27 GMTPress Conferencehttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Obama's-Visit.aspxNetanyahu: "Mr. President, you have made it clear that you are determined to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons. I appreciate your forthright position on this point." Thu, 21 Mar 2013 11:42:03 GMTCabinet communiquehttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Communiques0409-5096.aspxIn recent days, we have witnessed several shocking cases of assaults on the elderly, including Holocaust survivors. We will not tolerate this. Tue, 09 Apr 2013 14:56:01 GMTTHE DECLARATION OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE STATE http://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Peace-Process0412-8502.aspx THE DECLARATION OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL May 14, 1948 Fri, 12 Apr 2013 10:25:12 GMTCourtesy Visit of the Ambasador to NCPChttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/NCPC.aspxIn the words of the Ambassador: “I will do everything that I can to ease pilgrimage and let more and more pilgrims come to Israel”. He further assured, “I will work hand in hand with NCPC in order to make pilgrimage easy”. Tue, 23 Apr 2013 13:15:04 GMTCommuniques http://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Communiques--.aspxDuring the visit President Peres will be meeting with the new Pope, hold a series of diplomatic meetings with the President and Prime Minister of Italy, and take part in a ceremony in the city of Assisi. (Communicated by the Office of the President)Thu, 25 Apr 2013 10:52:36 GMTIran Electionshttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Iran-Elections.aspxIran's nuclear program has so far been determined by Khamenei, and not by Iran's President. After the elections, Iran will continue to be judged by its actions, in the nuclear sphere as well as on the issue of terror.Mon, 17 Jun 2013 10:07:14 GMTVisit to the Sun Newspapers Ltdhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Visit-to-the-Sun-Newspapers-Ltd.aspxHe expressed hope that the ties will be further strengthened during the tenure of Uriel.Tue, 09 Jul 2013 12:58:55 GMTPicture Exhibitionshttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Picture-Message.aspxPictures of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon Justice Aloma Mariam Mukhtar and two other Supreme Court Justices to the Israeli Supreme Court recently.Mon, 24 Jun 2013 14:51:57 GMTPest-free Veggies Without Chemicalshttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Pest-Free-Veggies-.aspxNearly every farm in Israel’s prime Arava growing region uses integrated pest management, which relies mostly on predatory insects Thu, 27 Jun 2013 12:00:20 GMTHoliday at the Sea of Galileehttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Lifedtyle.aspxIn and out of Israel’s largest freshwater lake, there’s enough to see and experience for several days.Tue, 09 Jul 2013 12:42:19 GMTThe released Palestinian prisonershttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/P.aspxThe Palestinian prisoners released tonight are not political prisoners but rather perpetrators of violent, heinous crimes against Israelis. Wed, 14 Aug 2013 11:25:14 GMTThe Yom Kippur War (October 1973) http://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/The-Yom-Kippur-War.aspxThe war, which started on the holiest day in the Jewish calendar, the Day of Atonement, was the fiercest Arab-Israeli war since the 1948 War of Independence. Egypt and Syria attacked Israel, catching Israel off guard.​​ Mon, 07 Oct 2013 08:29:01 GMTNigerian President Jonathan visits Israelhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Nigerian-President-Visits-Israel.aspxPM Netanyahu: "Our goal is to see a peaceful settlement of Iran without nuclear weapons. I believe it’s important for Africa, for the countries of the Middle East, and for the world." Tue, 01 Jul 2014 08:36:54 GMTBehind the Headlineshttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Behind-the-Headlines.aspxRecognizing that the Bedouin of the Negev need assistance, the government of Israel created a comprehensive policy aimed at improving their economic, social and living conditions, as well as resolving long-standing land issues. Thu, 07 Nov 2013 09:16:40 GMTPresident Peres sets new Guinness World Recordhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Guiness-Book.aspxPres Peres receives Guinness World Record from Senior VP Frigatti Thu, 20 Feb 2014 09:52:05 GMT High risk pregnancies from Gaza treated at Rambamhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/-High-risk-pregnancies.aspxTwo-and-a-half weeks after arriving at Rambam between life and death, “H” said goodbye to Rambam and the people who cared for her and her twins. “This is the happiest day of my life.” (Communicated by the Rambam Health Care Campus) Thu, 20 Feb 2014 09:58:18 GMTPope Francis in Israel - May 2014 http://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Pope-Francis-in-Israel-.aspxTue, 20 May 2014 15:34:26 GMTPope Francis visit to Israel: Itineraryhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/The-Pope-in-Israel.aspxHis Itinerary is as followsFri, 23 May 2014 11:00:49 GMTQuotes by Pope Francis http://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Quotes-from-Pope-Francis.aspxQuotes by Pope Francis Fri, 23 May 2014 10:45:55 GMTPress Releasehttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Press-Release.aspxA statement by the Embassy of Israel in Abuja on Friday recalled that Pope Francis had personally announced his planned visit to the Holy Land on January 5 this year in Rome.Fri, 23 May 2014 10:50:11 GMTBring Back Our Boys http://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/BringBackOurBoys-.aspxContact lost with three teenagers in the Gush Etzion area - Gilad Sha'er (16), Naftali Frankel (16), and Eyal Yifrah (19). Israel holds the Palestinian Authority responsible for the well-being of the missing.Wed, 18 Jun 2014 09:01:14 GMTBring back our boys - Eyal, Naftali and Giladhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Bring-back-our-boys-Eyal-Naftali-and-Gilad.aspxOn Thursday night (12 June), three Israeli teenagers were kidnapped by Hamas terrorists. The three Israeli teenagers, all yeshiva students, were last seen late Thursday night in the area of Gush Etzion. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 08:35:16 GMTBodies of kidnapped teenagers found in West Bankhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Bodies-found.aspxToday, Israel and the free world mourn the death of the three teens - Eyal Yifrah, Gilad Sha'er and Naftali Frenkel abducted 18 days ago. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 08:33:10 GMTOperation Protective Edge - Q&Ahttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Operation-Protective-Edge-QA.aspxThe main objective of Operation Protective Edge is to re-establish stability for the citizens of Israel. Israel cannot accept a reality in which millions of its citizens are subject to the whims of radical Islamic terrorist organizations.Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:16:24 GMTBehind the Headlines: Hamas war crimeshttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Behind-the-Headlines-Hamas-war-crimes.aspxHamas - an internationally recognized terrorist organization - deliberately embeds its military operations deep in residential areas, and exploits its own civilian population as human shields. These actions are war crimes.Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:17:26 GMTHamas attacks from civilian population areashttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Hamas-attacks-from-civilian-population-areas.aspxHamas positions its rocket launching sites, weapons caches, and command centers in areas surrounded by civilian buildings, and stores explosives and weapons in and around schools, mosques, residential homes and other civilian infrastructures.Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:19:55 GMTHamas rejects ceasefire, Israeli killed by firehttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel accepts ceasefire, Hamas rejects.aspxOn Tuesday morning, Israel accepted the Egyptian proposal for a ceasefire. Hamas rejected it. Five hours later, PM Netanyahu said: "Hamas's rejection of the cease fire gives Israel full legitimacy to expand the operation to protect our people."Wed, 16 Jul 2014 08:37:59 GMTIDF thwarts terror attack via tunnel from Gazahttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/IDF-thwarts-terror-attack-via-tunnel-from-Gaza-17-Jul-2014.aspxEarly this morning (July 17) IDF forces thwarted an attack by Hamas terrorists attempting to infiltrate Israel via a terror tunnel.Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:06:17 GMTAmb Prosor addresses the UN Security Councilhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Amb-Prosor-addresses-the-UN-Security-Council-18-July-2014.aspxIsrael is been committed to upholding international law and genuinely regrets any civilian loss. In contract, there is no red line that Hamas will not cross. They are even using ambulances filled with children to move their terrorists around Gaza.Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:05:45 GMTHamas' use of civilians as human shieldshttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Hamas-use-of-civilians-as-human-shields.aspxHamas takes advantage of the fact that the IDF avoids attacking targets where it is know there are civilians. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:02:06 GMTEvents in Sejaiya, Hamas' terror strongholdhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Events-in-Sejaiya-Hamas-terror-stronghold.aspxHamas both embedded its missiles and other military targets among the civilians population of Sejaiya and then ordered the civilians to remain and act as human shields. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:03:48 GMTHamas' terror tunnelshttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Hamas-terror-tunnels.aspxThe Hamas tunnel industry used to be a well-known conduit for smuggling weapons, goods, funds and terrorists into the Gaza Strip. Now Hamas is using their tunneling know-how and resources for terrorist attacks on Israeli territory.Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:06:58 GMTIsrael under fire July 2014 - A Diaryhttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel-under-fire-July-2014-A-Diary.aspxSince the start of Operation Protective Edge, at least 2,825 rockets have been launched at Israel, striking at the civilian population throughout the country, from north to south. Three civilians have been killed.Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:37:35 GMTIsrael under fire - IDF respondshttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Rise-in-rocket-fire-from-Gaza-3-Jul-2014.aspxThree IDF soldiers killed while uncovering offensive tunnel shaft in booby-trapped residence in the southern Gaza Strip. During a 4-hour humanitarian window, 26 rockets were fired at Israel. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:38:34 GMTIsraeli Humanitarian Aid to Gaza Continueshttp://www.israelemb.org/abuja/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Under-rocket-fire-from-Gaza-Israeli-humanitarian-aid-continues.aspxDespite the constant rocket fire into Israel, the Kerem Shalom crossing remains open during Operation Protective Edge, providing food and essential supplies for the residents of the Gaza Strip.Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:39:03 GMT