Naftali Bennett: Hamas Will Use Truce Deal to Replenish Rockets

A Yemeni boy holds a mock rocket among others with Palestinian flags during a protest against the Israeli military offensive in the Gaza Strip and in solidarity with Palestinians on July 25, 2014 in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa. Israeli fire pushed the Palestinian death toll in Gaza to above 800 …
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The Times of Israel reports: A key coalition ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday harshly criticized any deal for a long-term ceasefire between Israel and the Hamas terror group in the Gaza Strip, adding that ministers in his party will oppose it.

An Israeli official told the Los Angeles Times Monday night that a deal with the terror group that rules the Strip is “virtually done.”

Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett’s office said: “In light of the agreement being forged between Israel and Hamas, (Bennett) announced tonight that the Jewish Home Party would oppose an agreement based on a temporary calm.”

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