This is the fourth incident of rocket fire from Gaza this month.
Defense Minister says Israel is not looking to escalate tensions with Hamas in the Gaza Strip, but is determined to defend its citizens.
Israel attacks Gaza with tank fire in response. Rocket fire comes day after similar attack on border city of Sderot, prompting Israeli response.
The Israeli navy intercepted the Zaytouna-Olivia, which sought to break the blockade on the Gaza Strip, without incident on Wednesday.
With a single rocket, a Salafi group embarrassed the sovereign in the Strip while portraying itself as leading the fight against Israel.
ISIS-affiliated Salafist organization in Gaza claims responsibility for rocket fire, which left none wounded.
To begin in north at 11:05 A.M., return in evening everywhere except Gaza-border communities.
Army analysis projects only 10 direct hits on structures out of 1,000 rockets fired, thanks in part to interceptions by Iron Dome anti-missile batteries.
The prime minister’s comments suggest he might know what Ehud Barak meant when he cited Bibi’s ‘most worrisome exposure of Israel to a major security challenge.’
Speaking day after Israel hit Hamas targets in Gaza in response to rocket fire, defense minister takes says blockade on Strip will end only if it demilitarizes.