Israel Headlines Update [Jan. 24, 2016]

Rocket Shot from Gaza Hits Southern Israel
No injuries or damage as projectile reportedly falls in open area outside of Palestinian enclave. Tensions with Gaza have escalated since an Israeli airstrike on a Palestinian cell the army said was on its way to plant an explosive device along the border fence.

Abbas: Any who relinquish Jerusalem as Palestinian capital is a ‘traitor’
Palestinian Authority president reiterates opposition to recognizing Israel as a Jewish state, 48 hours after meeting with group of Israeli journalists.

Palestinian killed by own bomb in attack on police in East Jerusalem
Explosive device apparently detonated when man attempted to use it against Border Police forces in Abu Dis; troops unharmed.

IDF official: Hamas ready for fresh hostilities with Israel
Army source says Islamist terror group has revived its cross-border tunnels, rocket firing systems and intelligence gathering efforts.

Palestinians invoke intifada at funeral for 13-year-old terror suspect ‘executed’ by Israeli forces
During the funeral, the crowd chanted the famous slogan of the second intifada – ‘Millions of martyrs are marching to Jerusalem” and waved the Hamas flag.