Netanyahu: Hamas has obtained anti-aircraft missiles

(HAARETZ) — Gaza’s Hamas rulers have obtained anti-aircraft missiles, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday, in a potentially game-changing development that could threaten the Israeli air force’s ability to strike at the Islamic militant group.

Israeli aircraft have long dominated the skies over Gaza, striking suspected Hamas military installations and assassinating dozens of wanted militants. The Israeli air force played a key role in a fierce three-week offensive in Gaza early last year, which began with airstrikes that killed hundreds of Hamas fighters.

via Netanyahu: Hamas has obtained anti-aircraft missiles – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News.

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