Egyptian officials cited in "The New Arab" claimed that Israel violated its promise not to assassinate Baha Abu al-Ata. They further claimed that other members of the organization were targeted.
The prime minister and the Shin Bet chief, Nadav Argaman, met with workers and employees from the operational, technological and intelligence units.
"We announce the introduction of a new Buraq 120 for the first time for military service, a purely Palestinian jihadist industry," the group said in a statement.
This Gaza round not viewed by defense establishment as opportunity to change Israeli policy, yet
The ceasefire reportedly took effect at 5:30 a.m. Nonetheless, at around 6:00 a.m., rockets were fired from Gaza at Jewish communities on the border.
“We do not mean to escalate [the situation],” Netanyahu said, “but we will know how to…protect the state of Israel and its citizens.”
The writing was on the wall for Bahaa Abu al-Ata.
Vice President Mike Pence tweeted that the U.S. is standing by Israel.
On Tuesday, Israel was pounded by close to 200 rockets following the predawn targeted killing of Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) Leader Bahaa Abu Al-Ata at his home in the Gaza Strip.
Its Iranian-backed leader Abu al-Ata does what he wants, when he wants.