Hamas, Islamic Jihad militants targeted by Gaza car bombings

Jul 20, 2015

Hamas, Islamic Jihad militants targeted by Gaza car bombings

Five near-simultaneous explosions in Gaza on Sunday targeted members of the armed branches of Hamas and Islamic Jihad amid growing tensions between the Palestinian territory’s rulers and extremist opponents. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blasts that rocked an area in ...

'14 Gaza conflict may have seen both Israel, Hamas commit war crimes: U.N

Jun 23, 2015

'14 Gaza conflict may have seen both Israel, Hamas commit war crimes: U.N

A U.N. investigation on Monday accused both Israel and Hamas militants of committing possible war crimes in last summer’s Gaza war, finding that Israeli airstrikes on residential buildings caused many civilian deaths and suggesting Israeli leaders knowingly endangered them. The report, which Israel rejected ...

Mar 5, 2015

Israel to double water supplies to Gaza Strip amid tensions

Israel will double the amount of water provided to the Gaza Strip, despite a bloody war last summer against the territory’s Hamas rulers, defense officials said Wednesday. Maj. Gen. Yoav Mordechai, the commander of Cogat, the defense agency that deals with Gazan civilian affairs, ...

Egypt army: 172 Sinai militants killed in February

Mar 2, 2015

Egypt army: 172 Sinai militants killed in February

Egypt’s army said Sunday at least 172 militants were killed in February in joint police and military operations in the restive Sinai where security forces are battling an Islamist insurgency. The militants were killed in a series of security operations in the peninsula after ...

Feb 18, 2015

Cyberattacks on Israel traced to Gaza: Trend Micro

A series of cyber attacks against Israel since mid-2013 appears to be coming from “Arab parties located in the Gaza Strip” and elsewhere, U.S. security researchers say. A research report by Trend Micro said the effort appears to be using “spear phishing” emails with ...

Feb 12, 2015

Israel says it foiled Gaza arms-running attempt

Israel’s Shin Bet security service said on Wednesday that in a joint operation with the navy it foiled a Palestinian attempt to sail rocket-making materials from Egypt into Gaza. It said in a statement that three Gazans appeared in an Israeli court charged with ...

Israel strikes Gaza, killing militant after soldier is shot

Dec 25, 2014

Israel strikes Gaza, killing militant after soldier is shot

Israel launched an airstrike in southern Gaza on Wednesday and killed a Hamas militant after a sniper attack on a patrol seriously wounded a soldier, the army and medics said. It was only the second time Israel had struck Gaza since a 50-day war ...