Israeli security officials told Breitbart News the Israeli defense establishment was taken by surprise by the rocket attacks.
Israeli military aircraft bombed Hamas facilities in the Gaza Strip on Friday, hours after two rockets were launched from the Palestinian enclave at Tel Aviv in the first such attack since a 2014 war.
The Tel Aviv skyline at night. Palestinian witnesses told Reuters that Israeli warplanes targeted two Hamas security positions in the south and north of the Gaza Strip.
A Hamas official told the The Times of Israel that the terror group "has no interest in an escalation" with Israel.
Hamas denied responsibility for the attack on Tel Aviv, saying the rockets were launched when the group's military wing was meeting with Egyptian mediators to try to strengthen a cease-fire between Gaza militants and Israel.
The rocket attacks came as Hamas and Egypt were discussing a long-term truce with Israel for the Gaza Strip.
Global outage hits Gmail, Google Drive
Google acknowledged the issue at 1.53pm and reported "error messages, high latency, and/or other unexpected behavior". Many users across the globe are reporting issues while using Gmail , YouTube , Google Drive and other Google services.
Facebook & Instagram Experiencing Worldwide Outages
Facebook is now down with people all around the globe having difficulty accessing the world's largest social network. Facebook and Instagram applications are shown on the screen of an iPhone in Zagreb, Croatia, April 9, 2012.
US Might Punish Germany For Using Huawei
Among other things, European security agencies have relied heavily on US intelligence in the fight against terrorism. The US has been lobbying its allies to boycott Huawei due to national security risks.
The Hamas-run Interior Ministry called the rocket fire "outside the national consensus" and said it would exact measures against those behind it. The territory is home to other militant groups, including Islamic Jihad, an Iranian-backed armed organization that also has a formidable rocket arsenal.
"We are still checking which group did the firing". But he said there were no special instructions and encouraged residents to stick to their daily routines.
The attack prompted several municipalities in central Israel to open their public bomb shelters.
According to reports, a number of Israelis were treated for shock.
An Iron Dome Missile Defense battery set up in the southern Israeli city of Sderot fires an intercepting missile.
The missile launches come less than a month before the April 9 Knesset elections, and two months before Tel Aviv is due to host the Eurovision Song Contest, a major worldwide event that is expected to draw many thousands of tourists from all over Europe.
It was the first time there has been such an attack since the war in 2014. The tensions further mounted in fall due to continued shelling and arson balloons launches from Gaza into the Israeli territory and Israeli strikes on Palestinian targets in response to these actions.
After Isabelle was admitted to Georgetown in May 2016, the Henriquez Family Trust "donated" $400,000 to Singer's charity. The scam, which started in 2011, saw a total of Dollars 25 million paid as bribe.
According to the AP news agency, the documents say a co-operating witness met with Huffman and husband Macy at their home in LA. He was charged Tuesday along with almost 50 other people and faces conspiracy to commit mail fraud and money laundering counts.
According to a LinkedIn page under her name, Freeda was studying criminal justice at Sam Houston State University . George Foreman , 70, became famous as an Olympic gold medal victor and two-time world heavyweight champion.
When Pelosi says "he's just not worth it ", she is implicitly saying that Trump in fact poses no real dangers to the republic. Trump's fitness for office, the California Democrat said the process of impeachment would be too damaging to the country.
Voter efforts failed in 2012 and 2016, and voters approved a measure past year to speed up the time from conviction to execution. California's death row is crowded with inmates, many of whom have been there for decades.
The Lions need a slot receiver after trading Golden Tate to the Philadelphia Eagles at the trade deadline previous year . In 34 games, he has 78 grabs for 1,005 yards and 11 scores, numbers that make him Detroit's immediate No. 1 tight end.
He plans to appeal his conviction, but is expected to spend time behind bars until the appeals case is heard. Judge Kidd rejected Pell's defence argument the crimes were committed by Pell, the man, not the archbishop.
Marvel Studios now has seven of the top 20 film debuts in industry history and Disney holds 12 of the top 20. The film also represented IMAX's best March opening and the second highest Marvel opening for IMAX globally.
It is now unknown whether or not Olivia will be expelled from University of Southern California , where she is now enrolled. Giannulli founded the Mossimo brand with $100,000 borrowed from his father, according to the Hollywood Reporter .
Quarterback Patrick Mahomes offered a quick reaction to the addition of the Pro Bowl player, also known as the Honey Badger. Conor Orr is writing up grades for every major National Football League free agency signing here.
This vote is likely to see no deal taken out of the Brexit equation - leading to a third vote on Thursday for Brexit to be delayed altogether.
New York Mafia chieftain gunned down in front of mansion
Among law enforcement officials, Cali was known as a "real quiet old-school boss" - one police source told the New York Post . After all, it had been 34 years since a Mafia don like him had been " whacked " on the streets of NY .
Manafort sentenced to 3 more years in prison
This case has taken everything from me. "Please let my wife and I be together", Manafort asked Jackson, The Atlantic reported . Paul Manafort has been charged in a new criminal case not even an hour after learning his prison sentence for federal crimes.
British govt criticised as ISIS teen's baby dies in camp
The 19-year-old had controversially said she wanted to return to the United Kingdom after feeling to Syria at the age of 15. Senior British opposition figure Diane Abbott called the United Kingdom government's decision " callous and inhumane ".
Norfolk weather: Storm Gareth to bring 60mph winds
Widespread blustery showers are forecast to sweep across the United Kingdom during Wednesday with winds remaining strong. Looking ahead to the rest of the week, there will "furthers spells of rain" and strong winds heading into the weekend.
WR Jackson heading back to Eagles, per sources
Jackson was released by the Jacksonville Jaguars last week in a cost-cutting move but has quickly found a home in Philadelphia. This start is only somewhat fresh, as the receiver spent the first six years of his career in an Eagles uniform.