City Gaza: the roar began around midnight, cold NIGHT MODE in the past month, the monotonous hum of a distant moment turned into powerful engine sound reminiscent of fishing boats operating off the coast.
In the hectic movement of cars in the center of town near the port of sleeping braked truck full of police officers. Half a dozen guys extracting the street.
"Inside, inside," — called on passers-bearded in the style of the ruling Hamas movement in Gaza, the police. Then, pointing to the sky, one muttered, "Harem, Harem."
This Arabic word for the inhabitants of Gaza, called drones Israel — a ubiquitous and frightening feature of daily life in this crowded strip of land along the sea. Roughly translated, "harem" means buzz. But in the adjoining Egypt, the source gases in the customs and culture, the slang term used to describe the relentless nagging wife.
This lighthearted title against annoying drone effects on life in Gaza, where 1.6 million Palestinians live in cramped refugee camps, breeze block houses and high-rise apartments built among olive and palm groves and moving dunes.
The landscape provides cover for Palestinian militants, who in recent years issued by the beleaguered southern Israeli towns of thousands of rockets — some improvised, some military standard products. In this conflict, the type of "action-retaliation" between the Israelis and the Palestinians firing rockets than once provoked Israel to invade, causing the ebb and flow of its tanks and troops on the broken streets of the sector.
But more stable constant reminder of the care of Israel and its unlimited ability to strike at any moment is a roar circling drones — the sound is also provided by the South American drones over Pakistan's tribal areas and everything in most of East Africa and the Arabian Peninsula.
South American drone war is largely invisible, carried out in remote areas from time to time outside the fields of America fights. South American officials do not want to open a discussion program from the liquidation of opponents, which President Obama relies more than its predecessor. Israel in the near-conflict with the Palestinians in the relatively accessible Gaza Strip offers a lively look at remote-controlled battle and the lives of those affected by these tools of modern warfare.
Israel withdrew its own fighter and settlers from the Gaza Strip in the summer of 2005, ending almost 40 years of presence in the area occupied by his troops in the 1967 Middle East war. In 2006, Hamas militants captured an Israeli soldier, Gilad Shalit, in particular close to the fortified Gaza border, and since then, Israel has stepped up military operations and aerial surveillance in the sector.
The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights says 825 people have been killed by drones in Gaza following the capture of Shalit which was released in October. Most of those killed, according to the organization were incorrectly targeted civilians or persons trapped in a deadly shower of shrapnel bespilotnokov. For comparison, New America Foundation argues that South American drones have destroyed the very few fighters and civilians 1,807 people in Pakistan since 2006.
Israeli soldier holding a UAV during a military exercise at an army base Shizafon in southern Negev desert.
Israeli UAV flies over the Gaza Strip.
Eitan, the latest generation of unmanned aircraft of the Israeli Air Force, flying at a ceremony at the Tel Nof air base in central Israel. Eitan or Heron TP, weighs 5.5 tons and has a wingspan of 26 meters. It has a large capacity and can stay aloft for up to 20 hours.
A Palestinian woman makes school lessons outside his home in the refugee camp of al-Shati in the town of Gaza. International charitable organizations help financing to ease the anxiety kids from unmanned aerial vehicles in the Gaza Strip.
Palestinian man inspects the security post of Hamas in Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip which was destroyed by an Israeli air raid.
Israeli Hermes 450 drone flies over the Gaza Strip.
The boy is crying inside the mosque at the funeral Strip town doctor, his son and five Islamic Jihad militants who were killed by drone when thriller riding a bike on the main street in the town of Gaza.
Palestinians in the Gaza town mosque at the funeral of the doctor, his son and five Islamic Jihad militants who were killed in a drone attack in the town of Gaza.
Palestinians gathered at the morgue Nasser clinic in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip around the body of Mohan Abdullah, an Islamic Jihad militant who was killed by an Israeli air strike.
In this propaganda photo released by Hamas, a member of the Al-Qassam Brigade, the military wing of Hamas, holds Israeli drone which, According to Hamas, was captured in the Gaza Strip.
Tommy Silbering, retired Israeli Colonel, who heads the office of the Israeli UAV aviation industry is facing Heron TP drone about international Airport. Ben-Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv. UAV technology in recent years have become very competitive.