Gaza Sunday death toll rises to 12 in Israeli strikes: ministry

World May 6, 2019

Gaza Sunday death toll rises to 12 in Israeli strikes: ministry

The toll of Palestinians killed in the Gaza Strip rose to 12 on Sunday, the enclave's health ministry said, as Israel carried out a series of strikes in response to dozens of rockets fired from the Hamas-run territory. The ministry said three people, including a ...

Gaza militants fire 90 rockets into Israel

World May 4, 2019

Gaza militants fire 90 rockets into Israel

Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired at least 90 rockets into southern Israel on Saturday, according to the Israeli military, triggering retaliatory airstrikes and tank fire against militant targets in the blockaded enclave and shattering a month-long lull in violence. Gaza's Health Ministry said ...

Netanyahu plays pre-election Trump card, vowing to annex settlements

World / Politics Apr 8, 2019

Netanyahu plays pre-election Trump card, vowing to annex settlements

Palestinians voiced alarm while Israelis weighed the gravity on Sunday of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's sudden election promise to annex Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank. Some Israeli commentators saw the right-wing leader's pledge on Saturday, as Tuesday's national ballot approaches, as mainly a ...

Hamas announces cease-fire with Israel after worst escalation in years

World Nov 14, 2018

Hamas announces cease-fire with Israel after worst escalation in years

Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip announced an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire with Israel on Tuesday after a severe escalation of violence threatened to descend into full-blown war. The groups, including Hamas, issued a joint statement saying they would abide by the ceasefire as long as ...