On the evening of the 13th local time, the IDF spokesman’s office said that the Israeli air force and ground forces began to attack the Palestinian Gaza Strip.
In the early hours of the 14th local time, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on social media: “I said we want the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) to pay a heavy price, we are doing, and will continue to do so!”
U.S. Department of Defense: The U.S. has withdrawn 120 military personnel from Israel
The U.S. Department of Defense confirmed on May 13 local time that U.S. troops have withdrawn 120 military personnel from Israel.
U.S. Defense Department spokesman John Kirby said at a media briefing on the 13th, these personnel in Israel to participate in a regular meeting on the details of the military exercises, the meeting was scheduled to end this weekend, but for careful consideration, “we decided to coordinate with Israel to evacuate these people.” “We ended the meeting early and brought them safely to Germany.”