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Islamic Jihad undermines shaky Gaza cease-fire with rocket barrage

Israel, Egypt holding Hamas accountable for all attacks from Gaza; the wisdom of Sultan Qaboos.
Members of a Palestinian family sit around a fire to warm themselves at the site of their destroyed house, on a rainy day in the southern Gaza Strip January 10, 2020. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RC24DE9KGKN8

Rocket attacks from Gaza shattered a fragile truce in the region on Jan. 15, prompting retaliatory strikes by the Israeli air force.

No matter that the rocket attacks may have been launched by "rogue Islamic Jihad militants," as Shlomi Eldar reports. Israel is holding Hamas accountable either for having a direct role in the attacks or just for letting them happen.

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