Missed rockets may have killed more than a dozen in Gaza battle

TEL-AVIV, Israel — Nearly a third of the Palestinians who died in the latest flare-up of violence between Israel and militants in Gaza may have been killed by errant rockets fired by the Palestinian side, according to an Israeli military assessment that appears consistent with independent government information. ‘Associated Press. The Israeli army said 47 … Read more

Israel, Islamic Jihad Say Gaza Ceasefire Agreement Reached

Announcing the truce, a brief statement from the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office thanked Egypt for its mediation efforts, but warned that if it were breached, “the State of Israel reserves the right to react strongly”. The announcement, which followed shortly after that of Islamic Jihad, came about 50 hours into the escalation, when Israel launched … Read more

First fighter, several children killed as Israel bombs Gaza | Israelo-Palestinian conflict

A senior commander of a Palestinian armed group and several children were killed in the Gaza Strip when Israeli planes bombarded the besieged enclave for a second day. In a statement on Sunday, Islamic Jihad confirmed that Khaled Mansour, its commander in the southern Gaza Strip, was killed in an Israeli raid on Saturday. Mansour … Read more

Israel and Gaza exchange fire after deadly strikes

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli airstrikes leveled homes in Gaza on Saturday and rocket barrages on southern Israel persisted, raising fears of an escalation in a conflict that has killed at least 15 people in the coastal strip. The fighting began with Israel’s killing of a senior commander of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad … Read more

Israeli strikes on Gaza leave 10 dead, including a senior militant

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel unleashed a wave of airstrikes on Gaza on Friday, killing at least 10 people, including a senior militant, according to Palestinian officials. Israel said it targeted the Islamic Jihad militant group in response to an “imminent threat” following the recent arrest of another high-ranking militant. Hours later, Palestinian … Read more

At least 10 dead as Israel unleashes deadly missile against ‘imminent threat’ in Gaza

Israel unleashed a wave of airstrikes in Gaza on Friday targeting the Islamic Jihad militant group that left at least 10 people dead, including a senior militant. Israel said the strike was a response to an “imminent threat” following the arrest of another high-ranking militant in the occupied West Bank earlier this week. Palestinian militants … Read more