Hague blames Hamas for violence in Gaza and Israel

Channel 4 19 November 2012

William Hague says Hamas bears responsibility for escalating violence in the region, as Israel's prime minister says the army is prepared for a "significant widening" of its operation.

William Hague said he was "gravely concerned" by the situation in Gaza and southern Israel.

Thirteen Palestinians, including children and Hamas's military chief Ahmed al-Jaabari, were reportedly killed in an Israeli attack on Gaza. Hamas retaliated by firing rockets at Israel and three people were killed, according to the Israeli army. (continue reading...)