border violence

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | Hamas unveils its findings on botched Israeli raid

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip— Jan 12, 2019—A spokesman for the armed wing of Gaza’s ruling Hamas has unveiled the group’s findings into an Israeli intelligence mission that went awry, saying it aimed to install devices to monitor Hamas’ communications. In a televised statement Saturday, Qassam Brigades spokesman Abu Obaida said the 15-member undercover force infiltrated … Continue reading GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | Hamas unveils its findings on botched Israeli raid

JERUSALEM | Gaza flare-up kills Israeli officer, 7 Palestinians

JERUSALEM — The Israeli military says an officer was killed and another was moderately wounded during an operation in southeast Gaza Strip, involving an exchange of gunfire. The early Monday statement followed a rare late-night burst of violence in which seven Palestinians were also killed. The flare-up came as Israel and Gaza’s Hamas rulers had … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Gaza flare-up kills Israeli officer, 7 Palestinians

JERUSALEM | Israeli soldier, 7 Palestinians killed in new Gaza fighting

JERUSALEM — A fresh wave of fighting erupted between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, leaving an Israeli soldier and seven Palestinians dead, just as Israel and Gaza’s Hamas rulers had appeared to be making progress toward ratcheting down months of border violence. It was not immediately clear what set … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Israeli soldier, 7 Palestinians killed in new Gaza fighting

JERUSALEM | Fresh fighting erupts amid steps to tone down Gaza violence

JERUSALEM — A fresh wave of fighting erupted between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, leaving at least six militants dead just as Israel and Hamas had appeared to be making progress toward ratcheting down months of border violence. Although it was unclear what set off the burst of violence, … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Fresh fighting erupts amid steps to tone down Gaza violence