PThe truce between the Israel Defense Forces and the Islamic Jihad came into force at 23:30 on August 7, but after that mutual shelling continued
At the same time, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) reported on Twitter about the continuation of strikes on targets in Gaza as a response to rocket attacks. The IDF announced on Twitter a cease-fire from its side at 23:42.
Israel launched Operation Dawn against the Islamic Jihad group on August 5. The country’s Prime Minister Yair Lapid explained that it is aimed at “eliminating a specific threat to the citizens of Israel.” Later, the Israeli authorities reported the destruction of 15 terrorists, including the commander of the northern brigade of the military wing of the Islamic Jihad, Taysir al-Jabari.
The ruling Hamas movement in Gaza called Israel’s actions an act of aggression. In response to the airstrikes, more than 500 rockets were fired from Gaza, most of them were intercepted by the Iron Dome air defense, and some did not reach the target, The Times of Israel wrote.
On August 7, Lapid said that the objectives of the operation had been fulfilled and it was useless to continue it, but Israeli Defense Minister Beni Gantz instructed to prepare for the continuation of hostilities.
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The UN, Russia and the European Union called on the parties to the conflict to exercise restraint and resume the ceasefire. Egypt acted as a mediator in the negotiations, the estimated time of the truce was postponed several times, but in the end it was scheduled for 23:30 on August 7. The agreement on this was confirmed by both Israel and the Islamic Jihad.
“Islamic Jihad” is a paramilitary group that wants to create an independent Palestinian Islamic state and destroy Israel in the course of jihad. It was founded in the 1970s by Sunnis from the terrorist movement “Muslim Brotherhood” (banned in Russia).
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