Att Hamas – eller ska vi säga palestinierna – det heter ju alltid ’israelerna’ i stället för IDF i svensk press – nu börjat skicka fosforbomber mot den israeliska civilbefolkningen förtjänar inte så mycket som en liten notis i media.
The attacks from the Gaza Strip escalated on Wednesday with 10 rockets and mortar shells fired into Israel – including two containing phosphorus – as defense officials predicted that the violence would quiet down after Succot.
The violence peaked as Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met in Jerusalem with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for the first time since the launch of the new round of peace talks in Washington two weeks ago.
Gaza terrorists fired one rocket and nine mortar shells at Israeli civilian communities in the western Negev on Wednesday. Senior Hamas terrorist Ahmed Jabri released a statement calling to continue the attacks “until victory.”
Under tiden försökte de något vuxnare mäkla fred på plats i Jerusalem.
Israel and the Palestinian Authority have moved further in a few days of intensive negotiations than the two sides in the Northern Ireland conflict did in “many, many months,” US special envoy George Mitchell said on Wednesday night, following the second consecutive day of the talks.