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 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