Skip to comments.Israeli military launches new Gaza airstrikes, prepares for potential ground invasion
Posted on 07/08/2014 5:50:25 AM PDT by Citizen Zed
Israeli military officials said early Tuesday that they had carried out airstrikes targeting at least 50 sites in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip as part of a new offensive aimed at halting rocket attacks by militants as President Barack Obama urged both sides to exercise restraint.
In a statement, the military said it was seeking to "retrieve stability to the residents of southern Israel, eliminate Hamas' capabilities and destroy terror infrastructure operating against the State of Israel and its civilians."
"We have repeatedly warned Hamas that this must stop and Israel's defense forces are currently acting to put an end of this once and for all," said Mark Regev, a spokesman for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Among the 50 sites the military said it targeted early Tuesday were four houses it said were "activity sites" belonging to Hamas militants involved in launching rockets at Israel or other militant activity. There were no reported casualties in the strikes.
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Push their death-worshiping buttocks into Egypt.
If they send in ground troops, they need to drive the enemy off the land, then keep and control the land, ever after.
Otherwise they are just pissing in the wind.
bump for later