The Israeli military has bombarded rockets in different areas in Gaza. It is the most intense airstrikes in Gaza since 2014. Hamas had red hundreds of rockets towards Israel on Monday. After that, Israel has carried out hundreds of airstrikes in Gaza.
The Gaza-based Palestinian group, Hamas, had red rockets towards Israel in protest of the clash between Israeli police and Palestinian protesters in the Al-Aqsa Mosque. Al-Aqsa Mosque is located in Jerusalem. It is the third holiest place for Muslims.
About the Hamas:
- It was founded in 1987.
- It is a Palestinian Sunni-Islamic fundamentalist organization.
- It is active in the West Bank and Gaza Strip region of the Palestine.
- It opposes the secular approach of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Israel Capital is Jerusalem and the currency is the Israeli shekel.
- Benjamin Netanyahu is the Prime Minister of Israel.