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Israel arrests top Islamic Jihad operative as tensions rise

Israel arrests top Islamic Jihad operative as tensions rise

Two weeks after the tunnel was destroyed, the IDF understands that Islamic Jihad intends to respond, and it is likely that it will prefer to carry out an attack on the border - and perhaps even fire at sovereign Israel.

Hamas is allied with Islamic Jihad, which maintains a strong presence in the Gaza Strip.

These new threats come as calm prevails in the Gaza Strip due to the role assumed by Egypt in preventing the deterioration of the situation for the sake of the success of the Palestinian reconciliation.

Islamic Jihad, on their part, has sent instructions to their followers to commit a major terrorist attack against Israel as soon as possible.

The United States considers Islamic Jihad to be a terrorist organization as well.

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Speaking at the beginning of a Cabinet session on Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to harshly respond to any attack perpetrated by the Palestinian Islamist movements against Israeli areas.

Israeli forces arrested Islamic Jihad leader Tariq Qaadan from his home in the West Bank on Monday morning. Ten members of the group died in the tunnel.

The PIJ threat was issued after Israel's Maj.

Israel said that the tunnel, which ran from the besieged Palestinian enclave into Israeli territory, was a "terror tunnel" aimed to attack Israelis.

Israel's army has deployed anti-rocket Iron Dome batteries in central Israel, a military spokesperson said in a statement on Monday.


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