1. I thought they were so desperately poor (don’t know where those Saudi billions went) that they couldn’t afford things like mortar and light arms.
From Haaretz, with thanks to the Constantinopolitan Irredentist:
Palestinian gunmen targeted Israeli settlements and Israel Defense Forces positions Saturday in a number of locations in the southern Gaza Strip.
On Saturday morning, gunmen twice opened fire on IDF troops near the boundary fence adjacent to the Slav settlement in southern Gaza. The soldiers returned fire.
Before dawn, a Palestinian mortar crew fired a shell at a southern Gaza settlement and gunmen opened fire on an IDF position near Kfar Darom.