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World Nov 12Israel kills militant group leader in targeted Gaza strike
The death of Bahaa Abu el-Atta and his wife as they slept in their home in eastern Gaza set off the heaviest fighting in months between Israel and Islamic Jihad, an Iranian-backed militant group that is even more hard-line than…
World May 06Calm takes hold amid Hamas-Israel cease-fire
The cease-fire aims to end the deadliest fighting between the two sides since a 2014 war.
World May 04Israel strikes Gaza targets in response to heavy rocket fire
Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired scores of rockets into southern Israel on Saturday, wounding at least two Israeli civilians and triggering retaliatory airstrikes and tank fire against militant targets in the blockaded enclave and shattering a month-long lull…
World Mar 30Tens of thousands of Gaza protesters join anniversary march
Tens of thousands of Palestinians on Saturday rallied at points near the Israeli border to mark the first anniversary of weekly protests in the Gaza Strip, as Israeli troops shot tear gas and opened fire at small crowds of activists…
World Nov 13Israel and Hamas accept cease-fire, but deeper issues remain
The sudden announcement brought relief to a region that had been paralyzed by hundreds of Palestinian rocket attacks in southern Israel and scores of Israeli airstrikes on targets in the Gaza Strip. But it did not address the deeper issues…
World Nov 12Thousands of mourners in Gaza demand revenge after deadly Israeli raid
Chanting "revenge" and flanked by masked gunmen in camouflage, thousands of mourners in the Gaza Strip on Monday buried seven Palestinian militants killed in an Israeli incursion as the ruling Hamas group launched a feverish security sweep across the territory.
World Sep 29Palestinians bury 7 killed by Israeli troops in Gaza Strip
Thousands of Gazans on Saturday thronged the funerals of seven people killed by Israeli troops during mass protests the previous day.
World Sep 28Israeli troops kill 6 Gazans, including 2 children, during border protests
The Gaza Health Ministry said that all six sustained gunshot wounds to their upper torso. At least 90 other protesters were wounded by live fire. Hamas has led weekly protests since March, but accelerated them in recent weeks to near…
World Aug 113 Jordan policemen killed in storming of militants’ hideout
Three members of Jordan's security forces were killed Saturday when they stormed a hideout of suspected militants that had been rigged with explosives, the government spokeswoman said.
World Jun 08Hundreds hurt in Gaza protest, including 80 by Israeli fire
Israeli troops fired live rounds and tear gas as thousands of Palestinians protested near the Gaza border fence on Friday, with some demonstrators burning tires, throwing stones and flying blazing kites. At least 413 Palestinians were wounded, including 80 by…