Full Coverage: Israel Boosts Troops Along Gaza Border

Thursday, July 3, 2014 | Tag Cloud Tags: ,

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (Worthy News)-- Israel began deploying more troops along its Gaza border in a move that analysts say could be the build up for a large-scale military operation in the Gaza Strip.

The move suggests preparations are underway for a heightened military response to ongoing rocket fire from the Gaza Strip, even as Israel’s cabinet has remained mum on possible anti-Hamas operations in the wake of the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teens on June 12 by Hebron-based Hamas members. The teens’ bodies were found on June 30.

Whether or not a larger IDF operation is imminent, the buildup is a message to Hamas — under pressure from the shuttering of its border with Egypt, a multi-year siege on its Israeli border and a collapsing economy in the Strip — that escalation could wreak significant damage to Gaza and its rulers. -- Source

Related News on the Internet
Israel moving troops near Gaza Strip border, officials say
Israel has begun sending troop reinforcements to its border with the Gaza Strip amid intensifying rocket barrages, defense officials said Thursday.

'Next 24 hours will show if Hamas gets the message,' senior security source says
The coming 24 hours will show whether Hamas in Gaza has understood Israel's message that rocket fire on the South must end, a senior security source said Thursday, as projectiles continued to rain down on southern towns, and trigger air raid sirens.

IDF initiates limited deployment of forces toward Gaza amid increased rocket fire
The IDF has initiated a limited deployment of forces toward the Gazan border. The move came amid an uptick of rocket attacks from Gaza on Israel's southern communities.

Copyright 1999-2017 Worthy News. All rights reserved.
Fair Use Notice:This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

2 thoughts on “Full Coverage: Israel Boosts Troops Along Gaza Border

Leave a Comment