Israel’s transfer to tighten the blockade on the Gaza Strip, together with reimposing restrictions on Palestinian fishing, will “enhance tensions”, a spokesman for Hamas, the group that governs the enclave, has mentioned.
“The Israeli measures of lowering the fishing zone and cancelling permits of businessmen goals at tightening the siege and can enhance tensions,” Hazem Qassem instructed Al Jazeera on Sunday.
His remarks got here hours after Israel introduced it will cancel a slight easing of the siege on Gaza, saying the transfer was in response to the launch of two rockets from the strip. No accidents had been reported and no Palestinian factions in Gaza claimed accountability.
Earlier on Sunday, the Israeli army mentioned it launched a collection of air raids focusing on Hamas websites in Gaza.
Palestinian sources mentioned Israeli plane focused a Hamas website in central Gaza in a single day. There have been no reviews of casualties.
The choice to cancel the slight easing of the enclave’s hermetic land, sea and air blockade, which has been in place for greater than a decade, additionally included the scrapping of the restoration of 500 industrial permits and the supply of cement, in response to COGAT, an Israeli army unit that’s accountable for civilian issues within the occupied territories.
Earlier this week, Israeli safety officers warned of a “harsh army response” if assaults from the Gaza Strip didn’t cease.
At a cupboard assembly on Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin…