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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | Teenager among 3 Palestinians killed in Gaza protest

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Gaza’s Health Ministry says Israeli forces have shot dead three Palestinians, including a 13-year-old boy, as thousands of people protested along the fence dividing the Gaza Strip and Israel. The ministry said the boy was struck in the chest, a 24-year-old man was shot in the back and another man, … Continue reading GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | Teenager among 3 Palestinians killed in Gaza protest

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | Hamas says indirect cease-fire talks with Israel halted

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip— Gaza’s Hamas rulers say their indirect cease-fire talks with Israel have halted. Hamas official Sami Abu Zuhri on Sunday blamed the impasse on the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority, which has voiced its strong opposition to the talks. Abu Zuhri said that in response, his Islamic militant group is escalating its protests … Continue reading GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | Hamas says indirect cease-fire talks with Israel halted

JERUSALEM | Tense calm, cease-fire follows another Hamas-Israel flare-up

JERUSALEM — Gaza’s militant Islamic Hamas rulers and Israel appeared to be honoring a cease-fire Friday that ended two days of an intense flare-up in violence amid efforts by neighboring Egypt to negotiate between the two sides. Israel’s military said that no rockets were fired from Gaza at Israel overnight and it conducted no airstrikes … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Tense calm, cease-fire follows another Hamas-Israel flare-up

CAIRO | Egypt foreign minister meets Jordan, PA officials in Cairo

CAIRO (AP) — Foreign ministers and chiefs of intelligence from Egypt, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority are meeting in Cairo to discuss the latest violent escalations between Israelis and Palestinians. Thursday’s meeting comes after a cease-fire between the Palestinians and Israelis was reached a day earlier to end the largest flare-up of violence between the … Continue reading CAIRO | Egypt foreign minister meets Jordan, PA officials in Cairo