Hamas and Israel reportedly reach ceasefire after violent exchange near Gaza left 3 dead

Ariel Schalit Israel and Hamas reportedly reached an uneasy ceasefire after a fiery night of rockets and bombings left three people dead and several others injured in Israel and near Gaza.  A pregnant Palestinian woman and her 18-month-old child were killed in Israeli airstrikes, while seven Israelis were wounded by Gaza rocket fire. The United […]

Israel strikes 140 Gaza targets in response to 150 Hamas rockets (VIDEO)

The IDF has conducted another series of air strikes against at least 20 alleged Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip, after the militant group fired over 150 projectiles into southern Israel. “IDF fighter jets targeted over 20 terror sites in military compounds and in a Hamas training camp. Among the sites targeted were a weapons […]

More than 150 rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip overnight and Israel retaliated with deadly airstrikes

Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images Palestinian militants on the Gaza Strip launched at least 150 rockets at Israel overnight, and Israel retaliated by pounding the region with deadly airstrikes. The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) claimed that mounting violence began on Wednesday after militants shot at an IDF vehicle in Gaza. In response, Israel responded with tank fire, which […]

Israel blocks fuel, gas supplies to Gaza in response to incendiary kites

Israel blocked supplies of fuel and gas to Gaza on Thursday in response to the continued sending of incendiary kites across the border, according to Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman. The measure will affect the Palestinian enclave which already suffers power cuts, especially for hospitals, AFP reported. The crackdown comes in response to “the pursuit of […]

Israeli jets strike Hamas in Gaza in response to ‘terror acts & violent riots’ at border (VIDEO)

Israeli fighter jets have carried out strikes against Hamas targets in the Gaza strip, in response to the violence and “terrorist acts” the group instigated at the border, as well as cross-border rocket launches, the IDF said. “Tonight, IDF fighter jets targeted an attack terror tunnel in southern Gaza, in addition to several terror sites […]

2 Palestinian teens killed in ‘accidental’ Gaza explosion (PHOTOS)

A mysterious explosion in Gaza city has killed at least two teens, the Palestinian Health Ministry said. While the cause of the blast is still being investigated, police have reportedly discovered fireworks at the incident site. On Saturday afternoon an explosion rocked the Shujaeya neighborhood in Gaza City. Ambulances immediately arrived at the site of […]

Israel pounds targets in Gaza, intercepts Hamas missiles

A vehicle and two Hamas “observation posts” have been targeted and destroyed by Israeli Defense Forces, while the Iron Dome anti-missile system has intercepted at least three rockets fired at Israel from Gaza. A “barrage of projectiles” was launched towards southern Israel after IAF aircraft and IDF tanks shelled the militant organization’s targets inside the […]

‘Take it or leave it:’ Israel proposes building goods port for Gaza in Cyprus – report

Tel Aviv has discussed the establishment of a seaport for the Gaza Strip in Cyprus, Israeli media reports. Israel’s proposal, now being considered by Nicosia, comes after it has actually maintained a blockade of Gaza for years. The alleged ‘good will’ initiative is, however, far from being without conditions. The establishment of a port would […]

Israeli jets bomb Gaza after ‘arson kites’ launch

Israeli Air Force jets struck “three military targets in a Hamas compound” in southern Gaza, according to the Israeli military, which said the strike was “in response to the repeated launching of incendiary kites and balloons with explosive devices attached” from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said it was […]

Israeli jets strike 9 targets in Gaza in response to ‘explosive kites & balloons’ (VIDEO)

Israeli Air Force jets have carried out a series of strikes on Gaza, reportedly destroying several Hamas military targets in retaliation to alleged arson attempts and “explosive kites and balloons” being launched at Israel. “The IDF attacked nine terror targets in two military compounds and a weapons manufacturing facility belonging to the Hamas terrorist organization […]