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Israeli jets strike Gaza after militants fire rockets

December 26, 2020 11:51 am

The airstrike targets included rocket manufacturing facility and training and military posts belonging to Hamas, the militant group ruling Gaza, according to the military.

Gaza rocket sends Netanyahu to shelter during campaign rally: Israeli TV stations

December 26, 2019 11:45 am

There was no immediate claim of responsibility in Gaza, which is under the control of Hamas Islamists and where a smaller armed faction, Islamic Jihad, exchanged fire with Israel during a two-day surge of violence last month.

Palestinian rockets, Israeli airstrikes jolt tenuous Gaza truce

November 16, 2019 1:37 pm

Sirens sounded in the middle of the night in Beersheba, the largest city in southern Israel, some 35 km (18 miles) from the Gaza border, warning of incoming fire.

New Gaza rockets disrupt Israel, Islamic Jihad cease-fire

November 14, 2019 5:46 pm

Gaza militants fired a barrage of rockets into Israel on Thursday, hours after a cease-fire was declared to end two days of intense fighting between Israel and the Islamic Jihad group, the heaviest escalation in months that killed at least 34 Palestinians, including three women and eight children, and paralyzed parts of Israel

Explained: Who was Bahaa Abu al-Ata, the Palestinian militant killed in Gaza?

November 15, 2019 8:42 am

Bahaa Abu al-Ata played a major role in the Palestinian Islamic Jihad’s military wing. He was a household name in Gaza, and had been on Israel’s hit list for years, being accused of plotting rocket fire, drone, and sniper attacks into Israeli territory

Israeli troops kill Gaza teens during border protests: report

September 07, 2019 2:55 pm

They named the dead as Khaled Al-Rabai, 14, and Ali Al-Ashqar, 17. Seventy protesters were wounded, 38 of them by live fire, medical officials said.

Explained: Why Israel and Gaza keep fighting brief battles

May 07, 2019 9:25 am

The relationship between Hamas and Israel is adversarial, to be sure: always bumpy, frequently deadly and fraught with risk that it could spiral into a protracted ground conflict.

What is Israel's Iron Dome anti-missile system?

May 06, 2019 2:39 pm

The Iron Dome is a mobile all-weather air defence system developed by Israel to intercept and destroy short-range rockets and artillery shells fired from short distances.

Israel carries out air strikes in Gaza after rocket attack near Tel Aviv

March 25, 2019 11:09 pm

There was no claim of responsibility for the early morning attack. The military said Hamas fired the rocket from about 120 km (75 miles) away, making it the longest-range attack from Gaza causing casualties since a 2014 war.

Israel says six wounded near Tel Aviv in long-range Gaza rocket attack

March 25, 2019 11:03 am

Israel's commercial capital and outlying communities had last come under such an attack during the 2014 war with Gaza's dominant Hamas Islamists.


Despite massive rocket fire, Israel and Islamic Jihad ceasefire appears holding

November 14, 2019 8:21 pm

A cease-fire between Israel and Gaza's Islamic Jihad militant group appeared to be holding Thursday despite an earlier barrage of rocket fire that briefly disrupted a truce to end two days of intense fighting that killed at least 34 Palestinians, and paralyzed parts of Israel.

Gaza women walk thin line between hope and despair

March 20, 2019 9:04 am

For Gaza women, even shopping and getting married has become more difficult due to the restrictions imposed by Israel which has fought three wars in the past decade

TOP FRAMES: Best photographs of this week from around the world

August 30, 2014 10:49 am

Top Frames brings to you an incredible edit of the defining news images from around the globe.

Gaza ceasefire begins

August 07, 2014 11:51 am

The family from the town of Beit Lahiya in the northern Gaza Strip said they are scared to move back to their house as they consider the cease-fire still fragile.

Protests over Israel airstrike on Gaza

July 12, 2014 10:31 am

Israel has attacked more than 1,000 targets during a four-day-old offensive against Gaza militants and that "there are still more to go".