The United States spoke out in support of its greatest ally, Israel, after Wednesday's rocket attacks launched from Gaza. Ynet News reports that the White House said Hamas is ruining any chance for peace and called for the Gaza-based terror group to "put an end to this violence":
A White House official condemned Wednesday the overnight firing of rockets from the Gaza Strip at Israel, causing the dustruction of a house in the city of Be'er Sheva.
"We condemn the rocket attack launched from Gaza, and call to put an end to this destructive violence," the official said.
"We appreciate the efforts invested by Israel, the United Nations, Egypt, and Qatar to reach a long-term ceasefire agreement (with Hamas).
"Hamas continues to distance peace, causing more suffering. We call upon Hamas to put the safety and wellbeing of Gaza's residents as their top priority," the White House official went on to say...