Israel has right to defend itself, says ambassador to Poland - Poland - 18 November 2012

A Hamas rocket killed five Israelis north of the Gaza Strip on Thursday, in retaliation to 13 Palestinians killed on Wednesday by Israeli Defence Force (IDF) fire. Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal condemned the killing of military commander Ahmed al-Jaabari and promised revenge.

"Men and women in Palestine, we will continue the resistance," Meshaal vowed at a meeting of Islamic leaders in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Thursday. (continue reading...)