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BIDYA, West Bank | Palestinians bury woman killed in West Bank, 7 slain in Gaza

BIDYA, West Bank — Palestinians on Saturday buried eight of their dead — a woman killed when a stone hit her in the head while riding in a car in the West Bank, an attack blamed on Jewish settlers, and seven who were shot by Israeli troops during protests in Gaza the previous day. It … Continue reading BIDYA, West Bank | Palestinians bury woman killed in West Bank, 7 slain in Gaza

JERUSALEM | Israel, Russia to improve Syria hotline after plane downed

JERUSALEM — An Israeli military official says its “deconfliction line” with Russia for their air forces in Syria will be improved after a Russian plane was hit by Syrian forces responding to an Israeli raid. He spoke anonymously according to protocol Friday after an Israeli delegation returned from Moscow where they briefed officials on the … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Israel, Russia to improve Syria hotline after plane downed

MOSCOW | Israeli delegation in Moscow to share data on plane downing

MOSCOW — A high-level Israeli military delegation visited Moscow on Thursday to present detailed information related to the downing of a Russian warplane by Syrian forces that responded to an Israeli air raid. All 15 crew members on board the Russian Il-20 reconnaissance plane were killed when it was downed Monday by Syrian air defense … Continue reading MOSCOW | Israeli delegation in Moscow to share data on plane downing

JERUSALEM | Israeli military to probe deadly shootings along Gaza border

JERUSALEM — The Israeli military says it is investigating two recent cases of lethal fire along the Gaza border that killed Palestinian teen protesters. The Military Advocate General, Maj. Gen. Sharon Afek, announced Tuesday that he instructed military police to probe the deadly shootings of Abed al-Nabi in March and Otman Hales in July. He … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Israeli military to probe deadly shootings along Gaza border

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

ZAGREB, Croatia | Croatia celebrates 1995 blitz; Serbia calls it Nazi policy

ZAGREB, Croatia — Croatia on Sunday celebrated a victorious 1995 military offensive in which it retook lands held by rebel Serbs, while Serbia’s president compared the operation to the policies of Nazi Germany. The comments by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic have whipped up tensions between two main Balkan rivals whose conflicting views illustrate persistent divisions … Continue reading ZAGREB, Croatia | Croatia celebrates 1995 blitz; Serbia calls it Nazi policy

JERUSALEM | Israel exchange intense fire Hamas militants in Gaza and

JERUSALEM  — The Israeli military carried out its largest daytime airstrike campaign in Gaza since the 2014 war Saturday as Hamas militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel throughout the day, threatening to trigger an all-out war after weeks of growing tensions along the volatile border. Two Palestinian teenagers were killed in an airstrike in … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Israel exchange intense fire Hamas militants in Gaza and

JERUSALEM | Israel launches widest Gaza daytime assault since 2014 war

JERUSALEM — The Israeli military carried out its largest daytime airstrike campaign in Gaza since the 2014 war Saturday as Hamas militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel, threatening to spark a wider conflagration after weeks of tensions along the volatile border. No casualties or major damage was reported on either side, and Israel said … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Israel launches widest Gaza daytime assault since 2014 war