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JERUSALEM | The Latest: Shooting attack in West Bank kills 2 Israelis

JERUSALEM— The Latest on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (all times local): 11:55 a.m. The head of Israel’s medical rescue service says two Israelis have been killed and two wounded in a shooting attack near a West Bank settlement. Eli Bin, the head of Israel’s Magen David Adom service, told Israeli Army Radio that two people were … Continue reading JERUSALEM | The Latest: Shooting attack in West Bank kills 2 Israelis

BEIRUT | Lebanon: Israel border tunnel operation won’t endanger calm

BEIRUT  — Lebanon’s president said Tuesday Israel’s operation to destroy what it says is a series of cross-border attack tunnels built by the militant Hezbollah group won’t endanger the calm along the frontier, adding that his country takes the issue seriously. Michel Aoun spoke hours before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the border where … Continue reading BEIRUT | Lebanon: Israel border tunnel operation won’t endanger calm

JERUSALEM | Israel launches operation to thwart Hezbollah border tunnels

JERUSALEM — The Israeli military says it has launched an operation meant to “expose and thwart” tunnels built by the Hezbollah militant group and stretching from Lebanon into northern Israel. The military says the tunnels are not operational and that its work to expose them, which began on Tuesday, was taking place in Israeli territory. … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Israel launches operation to thwart Hezbollah border tunnels

JERUSALEM | The Latest: Israel says shot Gaza angler was close to fence

JERUSALEM — The Latest on the cease-fire between Israel and Gaza‘s Hamas rulers (all times local): 4:40 p.m. The Israeli military says a Gaza fisherman killed by Israeli fire in northern Gaza Strip was illegally advancing toward the security fence dividing Gaza and Israel. The military said in a statement that the army shot him … Continue reading JERUSALEM | The Latest: Israel says shot Gaza angler was close to fence

JERUSALEM | After cease-fire, Israel captures Gaza assailant on border

JERUSALEM— The Israeli military says it has shot at and captured a Palestinian who approached the Gaza perimeter fence and hurled grenades into Israel. Wednesday’s incident marked the first unrest since Hamas and other militant groups in Gaza accepted an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire to end two days of intense fighting with Israel that had pushed the … Continue reading JERUSALEM | After cease-fire, Israel captures Gaza assailant on border

JERUSALEM | The Latest: Gaza militant groups accept cease-fire

JERUSALEM— The Latest on the outbreak of violence between Israel and Gaza‘s Hamas rulers (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip say they have accepted an Egyptian-mediated cease-fire amid a major flare-up of violence with Israel. Hamas and smaller armed groups announced the cease-fire in a joint statement late Tuesday. … Continue reading JERUSALEM | The Latest: Gaza militant groups accept cease-fire

JERUSALEM | Hamas warns of more attacks as Israeli PM convenes Cabinet

JERUSALEM— Gaza militants fired dozens of rockets at southern Israel on Tuesday, killing a man in a strike on a residential building and vowing to further escalate their attacks if Israel continues bombing the Palestinian territory. As fighting continued throughout the day, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was meeting with his Security Cabinet to plot … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Hamas warns of more attacks as Israeli PM convenes Cabinet