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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

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

JERUSALEM | UN agency urges Israel to allow emergency fuel into Gaza

JERUSALEM — A U.N. aid agency Wednesday called on Israel to allow emergency fuel into the Gaza Strip to avert the shutdown of hospitals and sanitation facilities as tensions escalated between the territory’s Islamic militant Hamas rulers and Israel following an exchange of fire along the border. Sirens wailed in southern Israel warning of incoming … Continue reading JERUSALEM | UN agency urges Israel to allow emergency fuel into Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | 1 killed, 90 wounded by Israel in Hamas-led Gaza protests

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Gaza’s Hamas rulers led several thousand Palestinians in a protest along the frontier with Israel on Friday, in an apparent show of presence as Egyptian efforts intensify to broker a broad truce between the Islamic militant group and Israel. A 25-year-old Palestinian was killed and 90 were wounded by Israeli … Continue reading GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | 1 killed, 90 wounded by Israel in Hamas-led Gaza protests

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | Gaza officials: 86 hurt by Israeli fire in border protest

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza’s Health Ministry says dozens of Palestinians were hurt along the border with Israel. It said most of the 86 people injured Friday were treated for tear gas inhalation while some sustained gunshot wounds. Israel’s military said Palestinians tried to damage the border fence, rolled burning tires and threw … Continue reading GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | Gaza officials: 86 hurt by Israeli fire in border protest