Hamas announces cease-fire between Israel, Gaza groups
30 May, 2018, 20:27 | Author: Angel Logan
Speaking at the memorial ceremony for the victims of the Altalena ship, sunk during Israel's War of Independence amid infighting among Jewish military groups, the prime minister blamed Hamas and the Islamic Jihad for the firing of some 200 rockets and mortar shells since early Tuesday and warned the Palestinian terror groups would "pay dearly" if the rocket fire resumes.
"The IDF is prepared for a variety of scenarios and is determined to act against terror operatives.", the IDF said.
The Israeli military said most of the projectiles fired Tuesday were intercepted, but three soldiers were wounded.
Daoud Shehab, an Islamic Jihad spokesman, said Egyptian officials had been in contact with the group to try to restore calm.
On Wednesday, Khalil al Haya, a senior Hamas official, said that Egyptian mediators intervened "after the resistance succeeded in warding off the aggression".
A Hamas-affiliated Twitter account announced the cease-fire in the Gaza Strip would hold as long as the "occupier", or Israel, did the same. Jonathan Conricus called the ship launch an "illegal attempt to break a legal naval blockade of Gaza", and dismissed it as a publicity stunt. The Palestinian Islamic Jihad Movement is a militant organization whose aim is to eliminate Israel from the region, according to the Council on Foreign Relations. "They do not want to see any progress to be made between Hamas and Israel because it works against their ideology". Seventy-two people were killed on the Israeli side.
Shortly after he spoke, Israel's military began carrying out air strikes in Gaza. Explosions shook the Palestinian enclave and smoke rose from the sites hit.
Regional councils near the Gaza border instructed residents to stay close to bomb shelters.
The last war in 2014 was especially devastating, with over 2,000 Palestinians killed, including hundreds of civilians, and widespread damage inflicted on Gaza's infrastructure in 50 days of fighting.
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The IDF rejected that notion that a cease-fire had been reached.
Hamas and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the rocket attacks claiming it was in response to Israel's killing of over 100 Palestinians participating in sometimes violent protests along its border since March 30. The meeting could take place Wednesday afternoon, the US mission to the United Nations said in a release.
"Such attacks are unacceptable and undermine the serious efforts by the global community to improve the situation in Gaza", he said. Indonesia's main exports to Israel included raw materials such as plastic, wood, coal, textiles and palm oil. He added that "of course, things could change". However, I don't have a promising future here in Gaza.
Tel Aviv said about 70 rockets and mortars had been fired at Israel throughout the day. Over the weekend, Palestinians cut through the Gaza fence and set an empty Israeli military post on fire. The boat was carrying patients, students and injured people who were transferred on Tuesday to Israel's port Ashdod, said Israel army.
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