May 16 2021 Serious clashes between armed forces and Israel in the Gaza Strip are intensifying. 15 local time, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a speech, vowing to “strongly” advance the offensive against the militant group Hamas, said it will take as long as it lasts. Hamas leaders warned Netanyahu “not to play with fire.”
In a televised speech, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Hamas of firing rockets at Israel and provoking a week-long fighting, saying Israel would continue to attack Gaza for as long as it took, According to Reuters, Sky News and other media reports. “We are still in military operations, the operations are not over, and they will continue as long as necessary.” Netanyahu said.
Responding to the Israeli-Palestinian situation in Doha, the Qatari capital, Ismail Haniyeh, the leader of Hamas’s politburo, said, “Zionists believe that they can destroy the Al-Aqsa Mosque, they can displace our people.” But I say to Netanyahu, don’t play with fire. Haniyeh also said to cheers from the crowd that the name of today’s battle and the name of the riot were “Jerusalem.”
In recent days, serious clashes between Palestinian armed groups in the Gaza Strip and Israel have continued to escalate, resulting in hundreds of deaths and causing serious concern to the international community. Hamas said on the 15th, Israeli warplanes bombed a house in Gaza City Shati refugee camp in the early hours of the same day, killing at least 10 civilians. Israel said that Hamas 15 afternoon to the central Israeli Tel Aviv area of intensive rocket fire, resulting in the death of a civilian.