Israel and Hamas agree on Gaza truce

World Aug 10, 2018

Israel and Hamas agree on Gaza truce

Israel and Hamas, the Islamist group that rules the Gaza Strip, agreed on a truce on Thursday, two Palestinian officials said, an understanding that would end an escalation in fighting that has drawn mutual threats of war. There was no formal comment from Israel, but ...

Gaza cease-fire largely holding after day of fierce fighting

World Jul 16, 2018

Gaza cease-fire largely holding after day of fierce fighting

A cease-fire largely held on Sunday along a tense Gaza-Israel border on Sunday following a day of fierce fighting, but Israel remained on high alert and boosted its air defenses in case hostilities resume. Israel carried out dozens of airstrikes in Gaza on Saturday, killing ...

Israel closes Gaza border crossing damaged by Palestinians

World May 13, 2018

Israel closes Gaza border crossing damaged by Palestinians

Israel closed a main border crossing with the Gaza Strip and destroyed a Hamas militant tunnel on Saturday, a day after renewed violence between Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces on the edge of the coastal enclave. Dozens of Palestinian demonstrators had broken into the Gaza ...

World Apr 16, 2018

Israel foils new Gaza tunnel, lifts veil on detection lab

Israel said on Sunday it destroyed a guerrilla tunnel from the Gaza Strip and gave rare details on a classified military laboratory spearheading efforts to foil the cross-border digs. Palestinian gunmen used tunnels to blindside Israeli forces during the 2014 Gaza war. Israel has since ...