Over 100 killed in Gaza as rockets fall on Israel

Jul 11, 2014

Over 100 killed in Gaza as rockets fall on Israel

The Palestinian death toll from Israel’s massive air campaign in Gaza topped 100 people Friday as rockets fired by militants reached deeper into Israel — and for the first time in the fighting, struck from neighboring Lebanon. Gaza militants already have fired more than ...

Israel steps up offensive in Gaza as diplomacy kicks off

Jul 10, 2014

Israel steps up offensive in Gaza as diplomacy kicks off

With rockets raining deep inside Israel, the military pummeled Palestinian targets Wednesday across the Gaza Strip and threatened a broad ground offensive, while the first diplomatic efforts to end two days of heavy fighting got under way. Egypt, which has mediated before between Israel ...

Jul 8, 2014

Israel readying for possible escalation after Gaza rocket barrage

Gaza Strip militants bombarded southern Israel with dozens of rockets, sending Israel closer to escalating its battle against them as it stepped up air strikes and mobilized reserves. About 80 rockets hit Israel from Hamas-controlled Gaza Monday, reaching as deep as 25 miles (40 ...

Palestinian teen burned to death, autopsy shows

Jul 5, 2014

Palestinian teen burned to death, autopsy shows

A teenager who Palestinians say was killed by Israeli extremists in a revenge attack was burned to death, an autopsy showed Saturday, as clashes fueled by anger over the case spread into Arab Israeli towns. Palestinian Attorney General Abdelghani al-Owaiwi said initial results show ...

Clashes break out during Palestinian funeral

Jul 5, 2014

Clashes break out during Palestinian funeral

Israeli police clashed with rock-throwing Palestinian protesters in Jerusalem on Friday as thousands mourned at the funeral for an Arab teen who Palestinians say was killed by Israeli extremists in a revenge attack. Palestinian militants, meanwhile, fired rockets and mortar shells from the Gaza ...

Jul 4, 2014

Israel, Gaza militants trade fire after teen killings

Israel deployed extra forces to its border with Gaza on Thursday after continued Palestinian rocket fire and heightened tensions following the suspected revenge killing of a Palestinian teenager in Jerusalem. “We are moving and we have moved forces in order to serve defense activities ...