PM Netanyahu has addressed the IDF's response to this week's barrage of rocket attacks by Gazan terror groups. Israel Hayom's Mati Tuchfeld reports that Netanyahu warned Hamas, Islamic Jihad, and their ilk that if they test Israel, they will pay:
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Wednesday of a stronger military response to any resumption of rocket attacks, after Hamas said it would cease fire if Israel did the same.
Speaking at an IDF memorial ceremony on Wednesday, Netanyahu said, "Those responsible for the escalation, inspired by Iran, are the Hamas regime, the Islamic Jihad and the other terrorist organizations. I am not detailing our plans because I do not want the enemy to know what lies in store for it. But one thing is clear to them: When they test us, they pay immediately and if they continue to test us, they will pay far more."
"Since yesterday, the IDF has strongly retaliated against the firing from the Gaza Strip and has hit dozens of terrorist targets in the severest blow we have landed on them in years."
Netanyahu also voiced his support for IDF fighters and security forces and praised the resilience of residents of Israel's south...