⚠️ IDF raises level of alert along the Gaza border – Hamas, Islamic Jihad keep threatening Israel

BREAKING: IDF soldiers identified two Muslim terrorists who crossed the security border fence into Israel from Gaza.

The troops arrested the terrorists near the crossing point and they were transferred to security forces for further questioning.

An explosive device attached to balloons launched by Muslim terrorists landed in the Negev area of southern Israel on Friday morning.

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Police sappers were called to the scene and secured the area.

 Police warn Israelis not to touch burning kites, tires or incendiary balloons.

IDF forces were deployed along the Gaza border in preparation for violent Muslim riots.

As every Friday after mosque, Hamas-sponsored terrorists began rioting, throwing rocks, arson kites, firebombs, sabotaging the security border fence and attempting to infiltrate into Israel in order to murder Jews.

Arabs report IDF tank fire at a Hamas observation post near the Gaza border.

Hamas informed Qatar it will not accept a $15 million into Gaza, the terror group’s deputy chief said yesterday, minutes after Israel confirmed that it had approved the transfer of the Qatari funds.

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The transfer that was to be delivered was delayed for more than two weeks following an escalation in terror attack along Israel’s border with Gaza.

Qatari envoy Mohammed El-Amadi has reportedly delivered a message to Hamas that Israel is prepared for war.

The Qatari Ambassador will hold a press conference on Friday at 2:00 pm at Al Mashtal Hotel in Gaza.

The Egyptian intelligence has conveyed a message to Hamas that Egypt will not intervene in a new round of escalation, and Hamas must choose between being dragged into Iran’s orders or abiding by the truce agreement.

The IDF deployed additional Iron Dome missile defense batteries in Haifa in northern Israel, in preparation for a possible escalation and missile attacks from Syria or Gaza.

Additional Iron Dome batteries were deployed yesterday in the Jerusalem area, central and southern Israel.

The IDF called up Iron Dome reserve units.

IDF troops come under fire near Syrian border - Additional Iron Dome batteries deployed in central Israel

Senior Hamas terrorists said that it had a message for Israel, threatening that it would “immediately retaliate” to an Israeli “aggression” and that its response would be “even greater” than the last major confrontation – referring to the rocket attacks in November last year.

According to Israeli media, Iran is putting heavy pressure on the Islamic Jihad terror group to attack and break the cease-fire with Israel.

A senior Islamic Jihad terrorist said the situation is “closer to a war more than it ever has been before”.