2022 Gaza–Israel clashes

2022 Israeli airstrikes on Gaza
(Redirected from Operation Breaking Dawn)

On 5 August 2022, Israel launched a large amount of surprise[1] airstrikes on the Gaza Strip. They were targeting militants of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad movement (PIJ).[2], The operation, called Breaking Dawn by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). It lasted a week and began on 1 August raid on Jenin.[3]


  1. Bethan McKernan, Hazem Balousha, 'Fears of all-out conflict as second Palestinian militant killed in Israeli airstrike,' The Guardian 7 August 2022
  2. Staff, Al Jazeera. "Israeli forces kill Palestinian teenager in raid on Jenin camp". www.aljazeera.com. Archived from the original on 3 August 2022. Retrieved 6 August 2022.
  3. 'Israeli forces arrest senior Islamic Jihad leader in the raid that kills Palestinian youth,' Middle East Eye 1 August 2022.