President Trump: US supports Israel 100% against Hamas, Islamic jihad

President Trump: US supports Israel 100% against Hamas, Islamic jihad

Israel carried out a series of strikes in response to rocket barrages fired from the Hamas-run territory.

The latest criticism of Omar came after the congresswoman made another controversial comment in February, alleging that support for Israel in Congress was purchased by Jewish-backed advocacy groups.

Meanwhile, Monday sees the first day of Ramadan, and Palestinians also commemorate Nakba Day this week, remembering the killings and displacement during the creation of Israel.

The victims included two pregnant women and a toddler in the attacks, which also left 154 Palestinians wounded. The Palestinian Authority has been hit hard by cuts to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars in United States aid, as well as a dispute with Israel over tax transfers.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not address the ceasefire in a Monday statement, but said: "We've forcefully struck Hamas and Islamic Jihad".

Rocket fire and Israeli strikes continued Sunday evening.

Israel killed a Hamas commander in the targeted strike on Sunday.

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As for now, it is quiet in Israel and in Gaza, said Danon, and he wanted to thank Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for calling the Palestinians in Gaza and saying that Hamas, not Israel, is the problem.

Several media members, such as John Cardillo of America Talks Live, have criticized Tlaib out on Twitter for blaming Israel for hundreds of rockets being shot at them, claiming she was justifying the violence against Israel, the Examiner said.

At least four Israeli civilians and 22 Palestinians, including militants, were killed over the weekend in the worst fighting in the region since 2014.

Vice President Mike Pence tweeted, "We strongly condemn the attacks in Gaza by Hamas terrorists".

Reports have suggested that Hamas and Islamic Jihad made a decision to step up rocket attacks in response to the lethargic progress in negotiations with Israel that would see a greater easing of the blockade.

More information about their death has been released by the Israeli Defense Force and a local news organization and it has shown that these deaths were caused by a Hamas rocket that didn't reach Israel. Israel observes Memorial Day and Independence Day this week, and next week Tel Aviv will play host to the Eurovision Song Contest.

That truce saw Israel allow Qatar to provide millions of dollars in aid to Gaza, paying salaries and financing fuel purchases to ease severe electricity shortages.

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