Israel strikes Gaza militant sites, Palestinians fire rockets
18 July, 2018, 00:30 | Author: Essie Rivera
Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian teenager and a second protester died of his wounds on Saturday, Gaza health officials said.
A group of 12 leading human rights organizations urged Israel on Tuesday to remove the restrictions it had placed on Gaza's main goods crossing, in response to ongoing airborne arson attacks emanating from the coastal enclave.
Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum said the group was responsible for today's barrage against Israel and that it was carried out "in response to the Israeli air strikes".
"Closing Gaza's major crossing for movement of goods, the main lifeline for nearly two million people, half of whom are children, constitutes an illegal and immoral act of collective punishment", they said.
Gaza City: Two Palestinians were killed today as Israel unleashed a wave of air strikes against the Gaza Strip, while scores of rockets were fired back from the Hamas-run territory.
Israel also halved Gaza fishermen's zone to three nautical miles.
On Monday, Israeli aircraft bombed two Hamas posts after incendiary balloons caused four fires in Israel.
Following a barrage of almost 200 rockets and mortars fired into Israel on Saturday, an errant rocket fell short and knocked out electrical lines carrying power into Gaza, Israel's Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) reported Monday.
Many Israeli groups have been critical of the regime when it comes to how it has dealt with Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and in the Gaza Strip over the years.
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Hamas will face a "wall of steel" if it keeps up its aggression against Israel, Netanyahu warned, adding however that the threat won't disappear overnight.
Critics of the law, which passed with 43 votes in favor and 24 against in the 120-seat Knesset, said it was a blow to core democratic values such as free speech and part of the Israeli government's effort to delegitimize rights groups and NGOs.
Kanou called on the global community to "break its silence towards Israeli crimes against humanity".
"The Israeli army is prepared and ready for any mission we give it", Lieberman said during a visit to the border area Tuesday.
The European Union also criticized the restrictions, saying it "expects Israel to reverse these decisions" which risked "further aggravating the already dire economic situation in Gaza".
Israel and Egypt have maintained a blockade on Gaza for over a decade in an attempt to weaken Hamas. At least 137 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since the protests began on March 30.
At the same time, Egypt announced that it would close the Rafah border crossing between Gaza and Sinai.
Israel says its use of live fire is necessary to defend its borders and stop infiltrations.
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