Operation “Shield and Arrow” came to an end after 6 days of fighting. The Egyptian cease-fire mediators presented a new proposal for a mutual cease-fire in Gaza that refers to the cessation of the “killing of civilians” and the bombing of their homes. Israel approved the terms, but also sent a threatening message to the Islamic Jihad.
The Prime Minister’s Office issued an official statement according to which: “MLA Chief Tzachi Hanegbi, under the direction of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, thanked Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, and expressed the State of Israel’s appreciation for Egypt’s vigorous efforts to bring about a ceasefire.”
It was also reported: “The head of the MLA clarified that Israel’s response to the Egyptian initiative means “peace will be answered quietly, and if Israel is attacked or attacked, it will continue to do everything it needs to do in order to defend itself.”
It should be noted that since 22:00, the “ceasefire”, 35 launches were fired from the Gaza Strip towards Israel: 11 were successfully intercepted by the Iron Dome, 15 fell in an open area and another 9 fell in the territory of the Gaza Strip. The last shot was fired around 22:15 and also They chose to contain him, although the IDF bombed several more targets.