Tel Aviv has transmitted a threatening message to the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) through Egyptian intelligence, after repeated rocket fire in the last days of the Gaza Strip, the official Israeli channel reported Monday.
The channel added that Cairo had conveyed to Hamas a warning message that Israel would not hesitate to attack Gaza, and that events in the northern front with Syria and Lebanon would not restrain its attacks on the Gaza Strip. Because of elections or other.
The Israeli army said on Sunday evening that it had spotted three rocket-propelled grenades from Gaza towards Israel. Israeli warplanes responded early Monday by shelling a position of the Izz el-Deen al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas in northern Gaza.
Israeli security estimates indicate that Islamic Jihad was involved in firing rockets from Gaza into southern Israel.
The Israeli channel claimed that Hamas informed Egypt that the launch of the missiles contrary to the interest of the movement.
In addition to almost daily Israeli military violations, the Israeli occupation forces have besieged more than two million Palestinians in Gaza since Hamas won the legislative elections in summer 2006.
Since dawn on Saturday, Israel has launched attacks on Lebanon, Iraq and Syria - accused by the Lebanese authorities and the Popular Mobilization Forces in Iraq - on positions of the Popular Mobilization and Hezbollah.
Israel only said it had launched an air strike in Syria, saying it had foiled an operation planned by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards' Quds Force and Shi'ite militias against Israeli targets.
Israel faces early parliamentary elections on September 17, after outgoing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to muster the majority needed to form a government.