‘Rockets Will Reach Tel Aviv Next’

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After more than 450 rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip at Israel last week, the two sides reached a tenuous ceasefire. Alas, Ynet News reports, leaders of both Hamas and Islamic Jihad have continued their hateful rhetoric, threatening that the next wave of rockets will impact Israel’s populous urban centers:

Hamas and Islamic Jihad continued to threaten Israel over the weekend despite the latest ceasefire agreement, as a delegation of senior Egyptian intelligence officials left the Gaza Strip after holding talks about a broader arrangement between the warring sides.

During a memorial service for Hamas fighters killed in the firefight that erupted after the Palestinians uncovered a secret IDF mission in Gaza last week, Hamas leader in the Gaza Strip Yahya Sinwar pulled out a gun—which he claimed belongs to an IDF soldier who participated in the operation—and declared: “Next time, the barrage of rockets will reach Tel Aviv and its surrounding area.”

Standing in front of the Egyptian mediators and hundreds of Hamas members, the Hamas leader continued to threaten Israel, making perfectly clear that his organization had no intention of holding its fire.

“What did the Israeli leadership think when it allowed in fuel and Qatari funds? … That we would sell out our blood for diesel and dollars? They’ve been disappointed, and their goals have failed,” Sinwar asserted…

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