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For the past two Friday’s Hamas has been holding violent rallies at the Gaza border featuring infiltration attempts into Israeli territory. Today on Israel Uncensored Joshua Hasten discusses how Hamas claims when speaking to the international press in English that their demonstrations are peaceful, while in Arabic admit that the true goal of these events are to – in their words “tear the Israeli’s hearts out of their bodies.”
“Turns out the 'photographer' killed in Gaza was an officer in Hamas, a terrorist org that seeks Israel‘s destruction. On Hamas’ payroll since 2011."
“The repeated instances in which international organizations are hijacked by Hamas highlights the urgent need for greater oversight by both NGOs and their donor governments."
While Abbas' adviser was criticizing Hamas for sending Gazans to their death, Abbas' Fatah Movement celebrated the participation of an infant in the Gaza demonstrations.
When the three terrorists planted their explosives they quickly retraced their steps and ducked back through the fence into Gaza although their actions weren't clear at the time.
“This subversive and impermanent organization, together with those who hate Israel ... are trying to delegitimize our soldiers who are acting in a legal and moral manner, and who are in a complicated situation."
Greenblatt: "We condemn leaders and protesters who call for violence or who send protesters - including children - to the fence, knowing that they may be injured or killed."
IDF soldiers were faced with several tasks at once, but paramount among those was the need to protect the Israeli civilians living nearby.
“The challenges on the Gaza border are varied and complex. The people of Israel have someone upon whom to rely."
Netanyahu: The "sole purpose [of the Hamas-driven riots at the Gaza border] is to provide cover for terrorists to carry out terror attacks against Israel."
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders: "I think it's a difficult situation, but my assessment is that Israel overreacted on that."
“The discovery of firebombs is more proof [the Hamas-driven riots] on Friday were a cover for terrorist acts."
The “OpIsrael” hashtag refers to “Operation Israel Hackers,” an annual cyber attack campaign against Israel each April 7. This year it started early.
Dozens of Arabs were rioting at the time at the security fence along the border with northern Gaza. Renewed rioting has broken out sporadically a number of times since the massive swarm that took place on Friday.
“We will not give up the right of return. Gaza has surprised Israel with something new – and we have more surprises.”
One wonders how much spare time a tunnel digger actually has these days. Perhaps he has more than we realize.
“Israel will not rest, and the residents of Gaza will know no peace until the Israelis are returned from Gaza and our fallen soldiers are brought to rest in Israel.”
Erdogan Calls Netanyahu ‘Terrorist,’ Israeli PM Mocks Turkey’s ‘April Fool’s Remarks’ Over Gaza Clashes
Prime Minister Netanyahu blasted Erdogan, saying, “The most moral army in the world will not be preached to by someone who for years has indiscriminately bombed civilian populations."
"Anyone who mistakenly views in this murderous spectacle even an iota of freedom of expression is blind to the threats the State of Israel faces."
The statement was delivered during the emergency session of the UN Security Council, convened during the Passover seder, at a time no Jew could attend.
15 Gazan Arabs were killed on Friday. According to the IDF, they were all terrorists who attempted to use the cover of the demonstrators to shoot or otherwise harm IDF soldiers.
This year Hamas in Gaza and the Palestinian Authority in Judea and Samaria hope to organize tens of thousands of citizens to storm all crossings and border fences.
The explosive was planted close to the fence and baited with a Palestinian Authority flag during riots two weeks ago, the IDF said.