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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

JERUSALEM | Israeli leaders plot response as Gaza violence persists

JERUSALEM — Israel’s prime minister convened his Security Cabinet late Thursday to plot a response to a new burst of violence with Gaza militants, ordering the army to take unspecified “strong action” as the military reinforced units along the border ahead of a possible escalation. Fighting showed few signs of slowing. Late on Thursday, the … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Israeli leaders plot response as Gaza violence persists

RAMALLAH, West Bank | 3 Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrikes in Gaza Strip

RAMALLAH, West Bank — The Gaza Health Ministry says a pregnant woman, her 1-year-old daughter and a Hamas fighter have been killed in Israeli airstrikes in the Gaza Strip. The ministry said Thursday that the militant and the civilians were killed in separate incidents. The deaths came amid an intense flare-up of violence between Israel … Continue reading RAMALLAH, West Bank | 3 Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrikes in Gaza Strip