Alahednews
english.alahednews.com.lb
Al-Ahed Telegram
UK: Tens of Thousands Protest Brexit Split Families in Limbo amid Trump Immigration Chaos Ethiopia: Explosion as New PM Speaks UN Slams Trump’s Separation of Migrant Children with Parents: ‘May Amount to Torture’ ’Israel’ Tear Gases Gazans, Wound 200+ along Border Netanyahu Slams Indictment against Wife as ‘Absurdity’ Iran Warns: Dreadful Future Awaits World if Nuclear Deal Collapses Trump: NKorea still Poses Extraordinary Threat Corbyn: Labour Gov’t to Quickly Recognize Palestine Maariv: MBS Met Netanyahu in Jordan #Lebanese Army Force Dismantles #Bolton to #Moscow to Discuss Possible #Trump, #Putin Meeting #Bahrain: Ruling of Sheikh #Salman's innocence means that he will end his sentence on December 28 #Bahraini court admits the innocence of Sheikh Ali #Salman, Sheikh Hassan #Sultan and Ali Al-#Aswad from the charge of communicating with the #Qatar Imam #Khamenei: #Iran is facing the oppression of some countries for demanding #justice and calling for #Islam Imam #Khamenei: Some tyrant countries are killing #Yemeni civilians and trying to steal their lifeline seaport #Yemen: #Hudaydah airport, entire coastal area still under control of the #Yemeni Army and Popular Committees #IRGC: #Saudi aggression to be defeated in Al-#Hudaydah and victory is for #Yemen In a surprise visit, #NorthKorean leader #Kim Jong-un arrives in #Beijing #Occupied #Palestine: Dozens of #Israeli settlers storm #Aqsa Mosque, #occupation forces detain Chief of Guards
Guestbook mailinglist.php arabic site french site spanish site facebook twitter rss page
News Categories » NEWS » Middle East » Zionist Entity

Decrease Font Size Increase Font Size  Print Page
IOF Rolls Out Iron Dome Following Islamic Jihad Threats
Local Editor

Amidst fear of a retaliatory attack by the Palestinian resistance group after blasting of the group's tunnel in late October, taking the lives of 14 members belonging to Islamic Jihad and Hamas, the IOF upped its alertness on Monday, after already issuing a statement on Sunday. As part of this move, the IOF rolled out the Iron Dome defense system for the center of the "Israeli" entity.

IOF troops

Two weeks after the "Israeli" entity blew up the tunnel, which had penetrated into its territory from Gaza, the entity promised on Sunday to respond to any revenge attack with "power and determination."

Earlier the same day, a senior Islamic Jihad official in Gaza, Khaled al-Batash, said his resistance organization will have no other choice to "punish" the "Israeli" entity for causing the death of its members.

"‘Israel' has killed 12 Palestinians in Gaza and another one in the West (Bank) over the last two weeks (...) When they kill men of the resistance, and especially from Islamic Jihad, we have no other choice but to punish the occupier, and continue to strengthen the buildup of forces from a conflict," al-Batash said.

Among those martyred were senior commanders of groups while another 11 were wounded in the explosions.

Warning Islamic Jihad in Arabic that it is "playing with fire" in a video uploaded on Saturday night, Maj. Gen. Yoav [Poli] Mordechai stressed that the entity would respond to any attack against the group itself and Hamas. "We will respond with force against Hamas," Mordechai said.

"It should be clear: any response by Islamic Jihad, whatever it may be, will be responded to by ‘Israel' with power and determination, not only against Islamic Jihad but also against Hamas. We advise the Islamic Jihad leadership in Damascus to be careful and get things under control," he continued.

Islamic Jihad, for its part, said on Sunday that the Mordechai's promise to target its leadership in the event of any "revenge attacks" launched against "Israel" is tantamount to "a declaration of war."

"We will not weaken the leadership of our people and of our land. The threat by the enemy to harm the leadership is on the border of a declaration of war and we will deal with them," the organization said in a statement.

Source: News Agencies, Edited by website team

14-11-2017 | 14:31


Name
E-Mail
Comment Title
Comment
Human Verification


News Coverage

Related News

Search
To Top