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Published On: Thu, Jun 11th, 2015

Israeli PM Netanyahu criticizes media silence on Hamas attacks from Gaza

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has condemned the world’s silence on rocket attacks from Hamas that struck Israel in recent days

CBN News reports the Gaza-based group that affiliates itself with ISIS, claiming responsibility for the attacks, but Netanyahu blamed Hamas.

In a cabinet meeting, Netanyahu said, “I have not heard anyone in the international community condemn this firing; neither has U.N. said a word…It will be interesting if this silence continues when we use our full strength to uphold our right to defend ourselves.”
Hamas headquarters blasted by Israeli missiles after previous attacks from Hamas

Hamas headquarters blasted by Israeli missiles after previous attacks from Hamas

Ashkelon Mayor Itamar Shimoni called the recent spat a “blatant violation” of the ceasefire agreement with Hamas.

“This is not errant fire or a one-off,” Shimoni told reporters over the weekend. “This is a blatant violation of the ceasefire agreement. The calm that we thought we would enjoy in our area after Operation Protective Edge ended quickly, faster than we expected.”

In response to Netanyahu’s statements, the White House voiced its support for Israel.
Press secretary Josh Earnest said, “Clearly, the United States stands with the nation of Israel as they defend their nation and their people from these attacks.”
Benjamin Netanyahu  photo/ donkey hotey

Benjamin Netanyahu photo/ donkey hotey

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