If Hamas attacks, Israel will hit back ‘sevenfold,’ Netanyahu warns

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L), Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon (C) and IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz (R) at a press conference in Jerusalem on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 (photo credit: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L), Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon (C) and IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz (R) at a press conference in Jerusalem on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 (photo credit: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Israel didn’t agree to any of the Hamas demands, says Netanyahu, casting doubt on whether talks on a long-term deal will go anywhere

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Hamas breaches truce, fires 50 rockets; Israel halts Cairo talks, hits back

Smoke billows following an Israeli air strike in Rafah in the southern of Gaza Strip, on August 19, 2014. Israel ordered its negotiators back from talks in Cairo and Israeli airstrikes hit Gaza after Hamas broke a truce and resumed rocket fire on Israel. Photo by Abed Rahim Khatib/Flash90

Smoke billows following an Israeli air strike in Rafah in the southern of Gaza Strip, on August 19, 2014. Israel ordered its negotiators back from talks in Cairo and Israeli airstrikes hit Gaza after Hamas broke a truce and resumed rocket fire on Israel. Photo by Abed Rahim Khatib/Flash90

7 hours before truce’s end, Palestinians restart rocket fire; Hamas claims 2 members of terror commander Deif’s family killed

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Israel hits 5 Gaza mosques used to hide weapons, won’t send truce team to Cairo

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon, left, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, at a cabinet meeting at the Defense Ministry in Tel Aviv,  July 31, 2014. (photo credit: AP Photo/Dan Balilty, pool)

Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon, left, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, at a cabinet meeting at the Defense Ministry in Tel Aviv, July 31, 2014. (photo credit: AP Photo/Dan Balilty, pool)

IDF steps up search for missing soldier Hadar Goldin; US demands that Hamas release him and condemns ceasefire breach

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Obama calls Netanyahu, urges immediate, unconditional ceasefire

US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prepare for a press session in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, September 30, 2013 (photo credit: AP/Charles Dharapak)

US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prepare for a press session in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, September 30, 2013 (photo credit: AP/Charles Dharapak)

Much-criticized Kerry proposal was merely draft written after talks with several parties, US official says, slamming inaccurate, gratuitous attacks on secretary in Israeli media

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Report: Israeli spy satellites spot Iranian ship being loaded with rockets for Gaza

An Iranian Fajr-3 missile.


An Iranian Fajr-3 missile. Photo by AP

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According to Sunday Times, cargo may include Fajr-5 rockets and Shahab-3 ballistic missiles; Israeli source: Despite cease-fire deal, we will attack any Gaza-bound arms shipment.  

Israeli spy satellites have spotted an Iranian ship being loaded with missiles that analysts say may be headed for Gaza, The Sunday Times reported.

According to the report, the cargo may include Fajr-5 rockets, like those that were fired by Hamas toward Israel and the stockpiles of which the Israel Defense Forces depleted during the recent round of fighting across the Gaza border, in addition to Shahab-3 ballistic missiles, which could be stationed in Sudan to pose a direct threat to Israel.

“Regardless of the cease-fire agreement, we will attack and destroy any shipment of arms to Gaza once we have spotted it,” an Israeli defense source told the Times.

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