Fawzi Barhoum

ADAM, West Bank | Troops sent to West Bank after Israeli killed in attack

ADAM, West Bank— Israel’s military on Friday searched the West Bank village of a Palestinian teenager who broke into a settlement home and stabbed three Israelis, including one who later died from his wounds. The military said it detained four Palestinians for questioning and set up security checkpoints at entrances to Kauber, the assailant’s village, … Continue reading ADAM, West Bank | Troops sent to West Bank after Israeli killed in attack

JERUSALEM  | Hamas accepts cease-fire after massive Israeli Gaza strikes

JERUSALEM  — Gaza’s militant Hamas rulers say they have accepted a cease-fire ending an Israeli onslaught on militant positions after a soldier was shot dead. Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum says it accepted the cease-fire brokered by Egyptian and United Nations officials early Saturday and that calm had been restored. The Israeli military destroyed more than … Continue reading JERUSALEM  | Hamas accepts cease-fire after massive Israeli Gaza strikes

JERUSALEM  | Violence flares as Israel strikes Gaza, Hamas fires rockets

JERUSALEM  — The Israeli military struck several militant sites in Gaza early Saturday in response to renewed violence along the border, after which Hamas militants fired more than 30 rockets and mortars toward Israel. There were no reports of casualties on either side but the exchange threatened to spark a further conflagration after weeks of … Continue reading JERUSALEM  | Violence flares as Israel strikes Gaza, Hamas fires rockets