Egyptian state television announced Tuesday that Israel and Hamas will enter a cease-fire at 7 p.m. local time (noon EDT), ending a seven-week Gaza war that has left more than 2,200 people dead.

A pre-dawn Israeli airstrike killed three senior Hamas military leaders Thursday. Thousands of Palestinians marched through the streets of Gaza as part of their funeral procession. Meanwhile, a top Hamas official acknowledged for the first time that his group was…

EDGARTOWN, Mass. -- President Barack Obama consulted by telephone with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Wednesday as a 72-hour cease-fire in the Gaza Strip neared expiration. The AP also reports from Jerusalem that rocket fire into Israel came as Palestinian…

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