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World May 13Hamas, Israel fighting escalates even amid truce efforts
Hamas sent a heavy barrage of rockets deep into Israel on Thursday, and Israel pounded Gaza with more airstrikes. The relentless escalation of hostilities came even as Egyptian negotiators held in-person talks with the two sides, intensifying efforts at mediation.
Politics May 12Dozens killed in Mideast conflict that recalls 2014 Gaza war
Dozens have died in the worst outbreak of violence since a 2014 war, with no resolution in sight. The fighting has taken on many hallmarks of that devastating 50-day conflict between Israel and Hamas.
World May 11Violence in Gaza leaves 28 Palestinians, 2 Israelis dead
A confrontation between Israel and Hamas sparked by weeks of tensions in Jerusalem is escalating. Israel unleashed new airstrikes on Gaza on Tuesday, killing a number of militants and civilians.
World May 08Israeli police beef up presence in Jerusalem, fearing unrest
Israel has been dealing with the heaviest unrest in Jerusalem in several years, with near-nightly clashes between Israeli police and Palestinian protesters throughout the current Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
Health Feb 17Israel allows vaccines into Gaza Strip after delaying delivery
Israel has allowed the Palestinian Authority to deliver the first shipment of vaccines to the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip.
Health Mar 30Fearing Gaza virus spread, Hamas preps for mass quarantines
The coronavirus found a way into Gaza, even though the Mediterranean enclave has been largely cut off from the world by an Israeli-Egyptian blockade since Hamas militants seized it 13 years ago.
World Jan 28Hamas protests U.S.-Israeli Mideast peace plan, rejects ‘conspiracies’
The peace plan would create a small, disjointed Palestinian state in the West Bank and allow Israel to annex nearly all the Jewish settlements in the territory.
World Nov 14Gaza truce appears to be holding despite sporadic rocket fire
After two days of intense fighting that killed at least 34 Palestinians, including three women and eight children, a truce is holding, even with some rocket fire.
World Nov 13As rockets rain down, Israel intensifies its strikes in Gaza
Israeli aircraft struck Islamic Jihad targets throughout the Gaza Strip on Wednesday while the militant group rained scores of rockets into Israel for a second straight day as the heaviest round of fighting in months showed no signs of ending.
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…