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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

JERUSALEM | Israeli strikes Hamas in Gaza after rocket fire resumes

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military struck Hamas militant sites in Gaza early Sunday in response to the resumption of rocket fire toward Israel, which threatened to unravel an informal cease-fire that had held since a flare-up of violence last week. Israel has also been battling fires caused by kites rigged with incendiary devices, or … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Israeli strikes Hamas in Gaza after rocket fire resumes

JERUSALEM  | Israeli military: More than 25 mortar shells fired from Gaza

JERUSALEM —Gaza militants fired more than 25 mortar shells toward communities in southern Israel Tuesday, the Israeli military said, in what appeared to be the largest single barrage fired since the 2014 Israel-Hamas war. No one was hurt and the military said most of the mortar shells were intercepted by the Iron Dome defense system, … Continue reading JERUSALEM  | Israeli military: More than 25 mortar shells fired from Gaza

JERUSALEM  | The Latest: Israeli military says it’s ready for Gaza breach

JERUSALEM  — The Latest on the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem and Palestinian protests (all times local): 12:20 p.m. The Israeli military says it has set up several layers of security around the Gaza border in case of a massive breach by Palestinian protesters. Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus says forces have been “massively … Continue reading JERUSALEM  | The Latest: Israeli military says it’s ready for Gaza breach