At least four rockets fired from Gaza hours after Biden leaves Israel

The Israeli Defense Forces confirmed the rocket attack in a series of tweets, including a video showing the moment the IDF missile defense system shot one rocket out of the air.

Sirens sounding in southern Israel,” read an initial tweet.

Fires are seen following an Israeli airstrike in Gaza city on July 16, 2022. - Israeli warplanes struck a weapons manufacturing facility in the Gaza Strip early on July 16, the military said, after rocket fire against Israeli territory. (Photo by Mahmud HAMS / AFP)

Fires are seen following an Israeli airstrike in Gaza city on July 16, 2022. – Israeli warplanes struck a weapons manufacturing facility in the Gaza Strip early on July 16, the military said, after rocket fire against Israeli territory. (Photo by Mahmud HAMS / AFP) (Photo by MAHMUD HAMS/AFP via Getty Images)

In a follow-up tweet, the IDF said it responded to the rocket attack by targeting a Hamas rocket production site.

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In response to the rockets fired from Gaza at Israel tonight, we targeted one of Hamasmost significant rocket production sites in Gaza,” IDF는 말했다. “This strike will significantly impede Hamasforce-building capabilities.

Rocket sirens were heard in the southern coastal city of Ashkelon, the Times of Israel reported.

The IDF added: “We will continue to defend Israeli civilians from Hamasterrorism.

The IDF later announced that four rockets, 전체적으로, were fired into Israel.

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No terror group in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip has claimed credit for the attack. Similar rocket fire happened in 2020 when Israel signed a peace agreement with the UAE and Bahrain, the Times of Israel reported.

Fires are seen following an Israeli airstrike in Gaza city on July 16, 2022.

Fires are seen following an Israeli airstrike in Gaza city on July 16, 2022. (Photo by MAHMUD HAMS/AFP via Getty Images)

The rockets came hours after President Biden visited Israel and the West Bank, and shortly after he announced a deal between Israel and Saudi Arabia.

At the end of this meeting, the two sides issued this communique outlining the strategic partnership between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United States over the coming decades with the aim of advancing their mutual interests and advancing a common vision for a more peaceful, 안전한, prosperous, and stable Middle East,” the White House said.

Biden spent three days in Israel before he traveled to Saudi Arabia on Friday.

The president arrived in Jeddah Friday before noon Eastern time at King Abdulaziz International Airport, when he became the first U.S. president to complete a direct Israel-to-Saudi Arabia flight.

US President Joe Biden exits the room after speaking to the travelling press following a working session with Saudi Arabias Crown Prince at the Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah, 칠월 15, 2022. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP)

US President Joe Biden exits the room after speaking to the travelling press following a working session with Saudi Arabias Crown Prince at the Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah, 칠월 15, 2022. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)

The president left the airport for a meeting with King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Said at the Al Salam Royal Palace. Biden and his team also met with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Saudi Ministers.

Biden will remain in Saudi Arabia for one more day as he holds meetings with Prime Minister Al-Kadhimi of Iraq, President El Sisi of Egypt, and Sheik Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of 아랍에미리트.

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