An Israeli Army offensive in the Gaza Strip aimed at stopping militant rocket attacks extended into its sixth day Monday. At least 65 Palestinians, including militants and civilians, have died in the operation thus far.
By PBS NewsHour
Israeli helicopters, tanks and warplanes attacked a purported Hamas training camp early Tuesday, killing at least 14 Palestinians and wounding at least 30 others, in one of the deadliest strikes in Gaza in nearly four months.
Israel has amended the route of the planned West Bank barrier, bringing it closer to the boundary known as the Green Line in compliance with an Israeli court order issued recently.
Israel said Wednesday that it would re-route a portion of its controversial West Bank barrier in response to an order from its highest court.
The Israeli army fired a missile and four tank shells to hold back a large crowd of Palestinian demonstrators in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, killing at least ten and wounding 50.
A suicide bomber killed ten people when he blew up a Jerusalem bus Thursday, but the attack did not postpone a scheduled prisoner exchange between Israel and the Lebanese guerrilla group Hezbollah.
Israeli authorities sealed off the entire Gaza Strip on Thursday to all but humanitarian workers, following a suicide attack by an Islamic militant earlier in the week that killed four Israelis.
The Israeli government on Tuesday criticized U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell for agreeing to meet this week with the authors of a non-binding peace alternative to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Israeli forces dispatched to destroy tunnels used to smuggle weapons raided a refugee camp in the Gaza Strip Friday, killing at least seven Palestinians and wounding up to 55.
"There is a wide variety of training in the camp, including sabotage, artillery training, guerrilla warfare and even aeronautical training," the Israeli military said in a statement.
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