Today: Tuesday, 28 May 2024 year

Trump said American money helped Hamas attack Israel.

Trump said American money helped Hamas attack Israel.

Former US President Donald Trump has stated his belief that American money helped Hamas attack Israel.

“Unfortunately, American taxpayer dollars reportedly came from the Joe Biden administration to help fund these attacks,” Trump said in a statement.

He said the previous administration “brought so much peace to the Middle East, only to see Biden undo it at a pace no one could have imagined.

“Hamas’ attacks are a disgrace; Israel has the right to defend itself with any overwhelming force,” Trump said.


On Saturday morning, Israel was hit by an unprecedented rocket attack from the Gaza Strip. The press service of the Israeli army said that the radicals launched more than 2 thousand rockets. In addition, dozens of militants have infiltrated border areas in southern Israel. The Israeli military is clearing populated areas, and a state of emergency has been declared throughout the country. As Israeli media reported, citing the Ministry of Health, at least 100 people died in Israel as a result of the escalation, the number of casualties exceeded 900. According to the Palestinian Ministry of Health, the death toll from Israeli strikes on the Gaza Strip increased to 198, more than 1.6 thousand Palestinians were injured .

 


The military wing of the Palestinian movement Hamas on Saturday announced Operation Al-Aqsa Flood against Israel. Hamas claimed to have captured over 35 Israeli soldiers and settlers. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) launched Operation Iron Swords against Hamas in the Gaza Strip. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in an address to the nation, said that Israel is in a state of war and said that he had ordered a widespread mobilization of reserves. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, at an emergency meeting with a number of officials, emphasized the right of the Palestinian people to self-defense against Israeli troops and settlers.