Retribution operations
Reprisal operations (Hebrew: פעולות התגמול‎, Pe'ulot HaTagmul) were raids carried out by the Israel Defense Forces in the 1950s and 1960s in response to frequent fedayeen terror attacks during w...
Black September in Jordan
The term Black September (Arabic: أيلول الأسود‎; aylūl al-aswad) refers to the Jordanian Civil War that began in September 1970 and ended in July of 1971. The conflict was fought between the...
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Operation Black Arrow
Operation Black Arrow (Hebrew: חץ שחור‎ Hetz Shachor) was an Israeli military operation carried out in Gaza (while under Egyptian control) on 28 February 1955. The operation targeted the Eg...
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Samu Incident
The Samu incident or Samua incident was a large cross-border assault on November 13, 1966 by Israeli military on the Jordanian-controlled West Bank village of Samu in response to an al-Fatah land mine...
Luttif Afif
Luttif Afif (1937?  – 6 September 1972), alias Issa (Jesus in Arabic), was the commander of the group of Palestinian fedayeen who invaded the Munich Olympic Village on 5 September 1972 and took a...
Operation Olive Leaves
Operation Olive Leaves (Hebrew: מבצע עלי זית‎ Alei Zayit) also known as Operation Kinneret (the Israeli name for the Sea of Galilee) was an Israeli reprisal operation undertaken on December 10–1...
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Unit 101
Commando Unit 101 (Hebrew: יחידה 101) was a special forces unit of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), founded and commanded by Ariel Sharon on orders from Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion in August 1953...
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Qibya massacre
The Qibya massacre, known in Israel as Operation Shoshana, and also known as the Qibya incident, was a reprisal operation that occurred in October 1953 when Israeli troops under Ariel Sharon attacked ...
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Operation Elkayam
Operation Elkayam (Hebrew: מבצע אלקיים‎) also known as the Khan Yunis raid, was an Israeli military operation that targeted Egyptian military positions in the Khan Yunis area. The successful ope...
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Palestinian fedayeen
Palestinian fedayeen (from the Arabic fidā'ī, plural fidā'iyūn, فدائيون) are militants or guerrillas of a nationalist orientation from among the Palestinian people. Most Palestinians consider the feda...
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Al-Hamma Incident
The al-Hamma Incident (Hebrew: תקרית אל-חמה‎) refers to an event which happened on April 4, 1951 and resulted in the death of seven IDF soldiers by Syrian military forces during an Israeli a...
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1952 Beit Jala Raid
The Beit Jala Raid was an Israeli attack on Beit Jala, a Palestinian Arab town on the border between Jordan and Israel (today part of the Palestinian territories) on January 6, 1952. Seven Palestinian...