JERUSALEM (Worthy News)-- Israel restarted its attacks against Hamas Tuesday afternoon, after Israel's acceptance of a ceasefire was met with over 50 rockets from Hamas.
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IDF resumes strikes in Gaza after Hamas rejects ceasefire, launches dozens of rockets - Jerusalem Post
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon ordered a restart of the attacks on the Gaza Strip Tuesday afternoon after Israel's acceptance of an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire was met with a morning and afternoon of Hamas rockets fired at Israel.
Ceaseless barrages of rockets lead to resumption of IAF strikes - Ynet News
The ceaseless barrages of rockets after the unilateral truce has led the IDF to resume its aerial strikes in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday afternoon.
The resumption of aerial strikes might just be the first step towards a ground offensive, which seemed like a long-shot this morning when the cabinet accepted the Egyptian ceasefire proposal.
"A ground offensive could help combat the many tunnels in the Strip, where the Air Force is not effective," the senior official told reporters.
Kerry condemns Hamas rocket fire 'in face of a goodwill effort to secure ceasefire' - Ynet News
US Secretary of State John Kerry condemned Hamas militants on Tuesday for firing rockets from the Gaza Strip, after Israel had accepted a truce proposed by Egypt.
"I cannot condemn strongly enough the actions of Hamas in so brazenly firing rockets, in multiple numbers, in the face of a goodwill effort (to secure) a ceasefire," Kerry told a news conference in Vienna.