The IDF has struck more than 40 targets in the Gaza Strip in the most extensive daytime attack since 2014’s Operation Protective Edge in response to the recent attacks by Hamas, which has fired about 100 rockets and projectiles at southern Israel.

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman has warned that Hamas will regret it if it does not cease hostilities.

“We have been through a stormy weekend. With regards to the rest of the week, it is important to emphasize that we have no intention of tolerating this — not rockets, not kites, not drones — nothing. I hope that Hamas has drawn conclusions, and if they do not reach a conclusion, they will need to pay a heavy price,” Lieberman noted.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has stated that Hamas had been hit “substantially and hard” and vowed that the Palestinian forces would suffer the consequences of attacking Israel.

“Our policy is clear: Whoever hurts us, we will hit them with great strength. This is what we did yesterday. The IDF dealt Hamas the harshest blow since Operation Protective Edge. I hope that they got the message; if not, they will get it later,” the prime minister stated at a weekly cabinet meeting.

According to the IDF, some 200 rockets and missiles were fired by Hamas at Israeli areas near the Gaza Strip over the weekend. Israeli forces were unable to intercept all of them, with dozens of people being injured as a result of the strikes.

The situation along the Israel-Gaza border has significantly deteriorated since late March, when a rally called the “Great March of Return” began on the border, with Palestinian protesters claiming the right of return for Palestinians displaced during the war that followed Israel’s creation in 1948.

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During the riots, Palestinians used balloons and kites to drop incendiaries on Israeli territory.
In turn, the Israeli side has been using lethal force to suppress the rallies, citing security concerns and putting the blame for the escalation on Hamas.
Source: Sputnik
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johnny was

tow hamasistan out to sea and sink it

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Laura Green

Israhell = terrorists .
Syrian Army Discovers Israeli, American Weapons in Terrorists’ Position in Eastern Qalamoun — http://en.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13970424000610

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You are a really funny jootard. It was your Mossad who founded Hamas, BTW. But I’m sure you know it well. It’s very useful tool for beasts from IsraHell.

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And your IRGC slime founded the ISIS bästards, I suppose you know it too. No surprise you’re defending Hamas who backs ISIS/Sinai Province and receives millions of dollars from Iran! ISIS and Hamas are very useful tool for beasts in Tehran… Funny fact : cockroaches see Jews everywhere… So easy to blame the shït you’re doing on others and put the blame of your failures, bloodlust, imperialism and warmongering on Jews while YOU fund global terrorism… Oh, BTW, if I remember well, Hestroy, are you still squatting in the EU? EUROPOL will surely like to know about a dude praising… Read more »

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johnny was

mossad didn’t teach the hamastanis to kill civilians with suicide bombs, something your hezbollah had never done and shocked the sunni world