Gaza strip residents brace for more violence by Israel Defense Forces (IDF) during a protest against Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City, in front of the US embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel April 17, 2016. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
But it is not only the threat of such attacks from Syria. Israel is facing a growing threat from Hamas and Hezbollah, which are battling it to secure its border with Lebanon. Israeli army spokeswoman Luba Samr룰렛i said on Friday that Hamas had targeted an Israeli officer and two soldiers in eastern Gaza.
Hamas has been fighting Israel for almost three years. The group has struck Israel nearly 4,200 times since 2008. Israel, which has carried out hundreds of attacks without giving a reason, is also facing a growing threat from Iran, which is helping the Lebanese Shiite militant group Hezbollah to battle Israel’s two allies on the ground, Lebanese fighters loyal to Iran and other Sunni groups.
Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal (R) arrives at a meeting of the Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo, Egypt, June 15, 2016. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
Tensions in Lebanon, where thousands of people have taken to the streets to demand the return of Palestinian refugees, have been inflamed by Israel’s long-standing refusal to let 인터넷 바카라them settle in Israel.
“Hamas is a criminal organisation and a terrorist organisation. We know how many targets Israel is using against us and we will never stop fighting on their behalf,” Meshaal said in an 포커interview with Al Jazeera television.
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