The increasingly bellicose rhetoric suggests that further escalation is possible: Trump described his actions targeting China as "the first of many," while Beijing said "it is impolite not to reciprocate" and promised a "fight to the end. That means a second strike could be in the works. If Trump unveils yet more punitive measures, Beijing is almost certain to respond.
A house in the southern Israel city Beersheva was hit causing damages, while a mother and three children had to treated for shock.
A second missile fell in the sea opposite a beach of a major population center in central Israel, most likely Tel Aviv.
On Wednesday morning the Code Red alarm sounded again in the region close to the northern Gaza border. The Israeli army pounded several Hamas targets in Gaza after the nighttime missile launches, killing at least seven Palestinian Arabs, according to Palestinian media.
Liberman told reporters that the Israeli cabinet has to decide if it will embark on a large-scale military operation against the Palestinian terror movements in Gaza in light of the wave of attacks against IDF soldiers and civilians in southern Israel. The Israeli DM revealed that he had changed his mind about a large-scale military operation against Hamas and the other terror groups in Gaza after violent riots that took place along the Gaza border last Friday night.
A week ago, Israel also announced it was willing to to issue entry permits for 5, merchants from Gaza for business purposes, while Qatar would be allowed to pay the salaries of civil servants in Gaza and to finance humanitarian projects in the poverty-stricken enclave.
Attempted Abduction The situation in southern Israel further deteriorated last Friday when an estimated 15, Palestinian Arabs participated in a mobof violence along the border with Israel, while Hamas used the chaos to launch another attempt to infiltrate the Jewish state and to kidnap IDF soldiers.
An IDF unit tried to push the Hamas squad back by using live fire, killing three terrorists and wounding several others. The IDF later said the infiltration attempt was meant to kidnap a number of IDF soldiers after which Hamas would demand a complete removal of the embargo on goods it uses to produce weapons, missiles and terror tunnels.
Since the end of March, the Islamist terror organization has organized weekly violence along the border between Gaza and Israel and attacked the Israeli communities there with incendiary balloons and kites.
For this reason Hamas recently decided to up the pressure on Israel by launching nightly attacks on IDF positions with grenades, improvised explosive devices and lasers to blind IDF soldiers. At the same time, the terror group stepped up its efforts to infiltrate Israel and to abduct Israeli soldiers or citizens, while continuing the digging of terror tunnels under the border with Israel.On the brink of war: US and NATO prepare military strike on Syria 10 April The United States and NATO are on the brink of a major escalation of the war in Syria, which could lead to a direct.
This is not all-out war, but it certainly takes us to the brink.
In the Middle East, two major conflicts have been simmering side by side for years — the Arabs versus the Israelis, and the Shi’ite Muslims against the Sunni Muslims. Hamas and Israel came a step closer to all-out war on Tuesday night after two upgraded GRAD missiles were launched at major Israeli population centers from the Gaza Strip.
A house in the southern Israel city Beersheva was hit causing damages, while a mother and three children had to treated for shock. KIM Jong-un has declared his country is on the "brink of war" as a high-profile defector urged US President Donald Trump to assassinate the despot North Korean leader before he fires his.
This is not all-out war, but it certainly takes us to the brink. In the Middle East, two major conflicts have been simmering side by side for years — the Arabs versus the Israelis, and the Shi’ite Muslims against the Sunni Muslims. Moreover, the bonds of shared sacrifice during the Revolutionary War had started breaking by — just as the bonds forged after 9/11 seem today to have broken, too.