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World May 26Hamas leader says 80 fighters killed in war with Israel
Gaza's Hamas-run Health Ministry has put the number of Palestinians killed in the Israeli offensive this month at 254, including 66 children, 39 women, and 17 people above the age of 60. But it did not give a breakdown between…
World May 24After another war, displaced in Gaza face familiar plight
It took Ramez al-Masri three years to rebuild his home after it was destroyed in a 2014 Israeli offensive. When fighting returned to the area last week, it took just a few seconds for the house to be flattened again…
World May 20Israel approves unilateral cease-fire in Gaza offensive
A statement issued late Thursday said his Security Cabinet unilaterally approved an Egyptian-mediated proposal. It said the sides were still determining when exactly it was to take effect.
World May 20Israel unleashes more airstrikes as expectations for truce rise
Israel unleashed another wave of airstrikes across the Gaza Strip early Thursday, killing at least one Palestinian and wounding several, and Hamas fired more rockets, even as expectations rose that a cease-fire could be coming.
World May 19Israel’s Netanyahu ‘determined’ to continue Gaza operation
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to press ahead with a fierce military offensive in the Gaza Strip. He was pushing back Wednesday against calls from the United States to wind down the operation that has left hundreds dead.
World May 18Palestinians go on strike as the conflict rages
Palestinians across Israel and the occupied territories went on strike in a rare collective protest of Israel's policies. It came as Israeli missiles toppled a building in Gaza and militants in the Hamas-ruled territory fired dozens of rockets that killed…
World May 18Israeli police report 2 killed in strike launched from Gaza
A strike launched from Gaza on Tuesday killed two Thai workers inside a packaging plant in southern Israel, police said, as Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers continued to trade attacks throughout the day.
World May 16Israel kills 42 in Gaza as Netanyahu warns war will go on
Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City flattened three buildings and killed at least 42 people Sunday, Palestinian medics said. Despite the heavy death toll and international efforts to broker a cease-fire, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signaled the fourth war with…
World May 15Israel strike in Gaza destroys building with AP, other media
The strike on the high-rise came nearly an hour after the military ordered people to evacuate the 12-story building, which also housed Al-Jazeera, other offices and residential apartments.
World May 14Deaths rise as Palestinians flee Israeli fire in Gaza
Palestinians grabbed their children and belongings and fled neighborhoods on the outskirts of Gaza City on Friday as Israel unleashed a heavy barrage of tank fire and airstrikes. Israel said it was clearing a network of militant tunnels.