Israelsaid Friday its aircraft had struck dozens of Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip overnight in response to rockets from the Palestinian enclave, including rare fire toward its economic capital Tel Aviv.
"The Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades affirms that it's not responsible for the rockets fired towards the enemy earlier tonight, especially considering they were shot off during a meeting between the Hamas leadership and the Egyptian security delegation about understandings pertaining to the Gaza Strip", the Brigades said.
The air strikes, the heaviest in five months, hit about 100 military targets belonging to Hamas, the Islamist group which controls Gaza, the military said.
Witnesses said powerful explosions from the air strikes rocked buildings in Gaza and lit the skies over targeted sites.
"We are aware of reports of rockets fired from Gaza into Israel and are closely monitoring the situation", a U.S. State Department official told JNS.
In a statement, it said its rocket sirens were activated in communities near the Gaza Strip border on Friday soon after it carried out strikes on Hamas targets in the territory.
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The organisers of Friday protests along the Gaza-Israel demarcation line say they are calling off this week's rallies.
The rocket attacks came as Hamas and Egypt were discussing a long-term truce with Israel for the Gaza Strip.
Hamas denied involvement, saying the launches took place as its leaders met Egyptian delegates about efforts to secure a long-term ceasefire with Israel. "Hamas and other terror organizations in Gaza continue to fail their people day after day and drag Gaza further and further down by constantly choosing violence", tweeted Jason Greenblatt, the White House's Middle East envoy.
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Mr Berlusconi - who has served as prime minister in four governments - is still facing a number of charges, including bribing. In 2012, Fadil testified at Berlusconi's trial, in which he was accused of paying for sex with an underage prostitute.
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Protesters pounded the windows of a police van and kicked the side of large trucks, as riot police were forced to retreat. He has loosened the state's purse strings to the tune of 10 billion euros ($11.2 billion) to try defuse the protests.
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