Democrats in the U.S. are pushing back against weapons deals with Israel, citing its recent devastating military operations in the Gaza Strip.
Eyewitnesses captured the Islamic National Bank in Khan Yunis as it was hit by an Israeli airstrike on Thursday.
The image, captured by AFP photographer Anas Baba, shows multiple rockets fired from Gaza and Iron Dome projectiles launched to neutralize them.
Human rights groups have condemned the previous use of the toxic substance by Israel and other countries, and its use is considered illegal under international law. Israel said it stopped using it in 2013.
An Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) spokesperson confirmed plans for ground entry had been approved, though gave no further details on when this might happen.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to restore peace and order to all parts of the country following the worst outbreak of violence between Israelis and Palestinians in years.
Hamas militants have fired thousands of rockets into Israel after hostilities erupted into riots and targeted strikes this week
Violent clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police and settlers have resulted in hundreds being injured and dozens killed.
The case against Israel is but a symptom of the politicization of yet another international institution serving to empower the culture of impunity in regimes where there is no means for justice.
Tracing the intellectual pedigree of the current madness rocking America.
It is long past time for Israel to apply sovereignty to large swaths of Judea and Samaria.
Baha Abu Al-Atta, a top commander for the Islamic Jihad organization, was killed alongside his wife on Tuesday in an Israel airstrike.
Israel's high-tech ecosystem was cultivated by its military elite, but it increasingly draws on talents from two minorities: Israeli Arabs and the Ultra-Orthodox.
A senior Israeli officer who led the raid was also killed.
The killings come as Egypt attempts to broker a ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas.
The Israel Defense Forces said its troops used "proportional force" to respond to what it called "provocateurs."
The strike and subsequent mortar fire from Gaza follows attempts involving United Nations and Egyptian officials to settle tensions between Israel and Hamas.
Once downloaded, the programs let operatives use a device's camera and microphone to collect information.
Erdan echoed Education Minister Naftali Bennett's statement earlier this week that soldiers should shoot the people flying weaponized kites.
The fire kits destroyed thousands of acres of farmland and caused millions in damage.
Gilad Erdan said Palestinians who use kites to set fire to Israeli fields should be assassinated by the Israeli military.
"The issue is not the numbers. The issue is who is doing what," Yoav Gallant said.
The flotilla was intercepted by Israeli ships at the limit of the blockade.