"Two launches were identified from the Gaza Strip at Israeli territory".
Israel's football federation said Messi is expected to play in the match.
Last week terrorists from Hamas, the Islamist group that controls Gaza, and Palestinian Islamic Jihad, fired dozens of rockets and mortar bombs at Israel, drawing Israeli air and tank strikes in the heaviest round of fighting since 2014. Some 17 people had sailed off the coast of Gaza with the intention of reaching Cyprus, before Israel forces intercepted the boat and transferred it to the Israeli port of Ashdod. I was taking a selfie to remember the march.
At least 122 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since March 30, the first day of the ongoing Palestinian "Great March of Return" rally against Israel's crippling blockade since 2007 and the U.S. embassy move to the disputed holy city of Jerusalem. The neighborhood is situated on the site of a former Palestinian village destroyed during the war that established Israel 70 years ago.
The match would be "taking place while Israel implements a criminal shoot-to-kill-or-maim policy against peaceful Palestinian protesters in Gaza", PACBI, the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel, stated.
The game was originally scheduled to occur in Haifa, but received funding from Israeli authorities to move it to Jerusalem.
Last Friday, a UN Security Council resolution that condemned Israel for using "excessive, disproportionate and indiscriminate force" against Palestinians failed when it was vetoed by the United States.
Argentina's clash against Israel comes a week before they begin their World Cup campaign against Iceland. However, Guatemala and Honduras followed the US lead in moving their embassies last month. Argentina, placed in Group D, will open their campaign against Iceland on June 16 at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow.
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