Islamic Jihad threatens escalation if Israel doesn’t comply with Gaza ceasefire
A senior Muslim terrorist member of the Iran-backed Islamic Jihad terror group threatened with another round of rockets at Israeli civilians if Israel does not fulfill its side of the understandings reportedly reached with the terror groups in Gaza.
“If Israel does not fulfill its part of the agreement, t
he resistance [Muslim terror group] has the means to force Israel to fulfill it,” Khaled al-Batsh threatened. “I call on Egypt to pressure Israel into fulfilling its obligations.” the senior terrorist added.
According to Arab sources, terror groups in Gaza gave Israel a one-week ultimatum to comply with the understanding of the ceasefire until Sunday midnight.
In a video posted on social media, the Islamic Jihad threatens attacks to disrupt the upcoming Israeli-hosted Eurovision song contest in Tel Aviv.
IDF troops are responded with riot dispersal means and live fire in accordance with the rules of engagement. The Hamas-ruled health ministry in Gaza said a Muslim terrorist was shot and eliminated east of Rafah.
According to the Lebanese al-Akhbar newspaper, the Egyptian security delegation told terror groups in Gaza not to retaliate to the events of yesterday in order for the Qatari money to arrive in Gaza on time”
According to unconfirmed reports, four rockets were launched by Muslim terrorists from Gaza towards southern Israel but fell short and exploded inside Gaza.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday the recent escalation which saw 700 rockets fired by Muslim terrorists and four Israeli civilians murdered isn’t over despite reports from Arab sources about a ceasefire.
“Over the last two days, we struck Hamas and Islamic Jihad with great force. We hit over 350 targets. We struck at terrorist leaders and operatives and we destroyed terrorist buildings”, Netanyahu said.
“The campaign is not over and it demands patience and sagacity. We are prepared to continue. The goal has been – and remains – ensuring quiet and security for the residents of the south. I send condolences to the families and best wishes for recovery to the wounded,” PM Netanyahu added.