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JERUSALEM | Israeli soldier, 7 Palestinians killed in new Gaza fighting

JERUSALEM — A fresh wave of fighting erupted between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, leaving an Israeli soldier and seven Palestinians dead, just as Israel and Gaza’s Hamas rulers had appeared to be making progress toward ratcheting down months of border violence. It was not immediately clear what set … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Israeli soldier, 7 Palestinians killed in new Gaza fighting

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | Hamas gets funds from Qatar to pay civil servants’ salaries

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip  — Gaza’s Hamas rulers say they have received $15 million from Qatar to help pay the salaries of civil servants. Employees reporting to the Islamic militant group lined up outside local banks Friday to receive 60 percent of their long-overdue salaries. A Qatari envoy brought in the money through Israel Thursday. … Continue reading GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | Hamas gets funds from Qatar to pay civil servants’ salaries

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | The Latest: Woman dies after settlers pelt car with stones

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The Latest on the Israel-Palestinian conflict (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Palestinians in the northern West Bank say a woman has been killed after being struck in the head by a stone thrown by Israeli settlers. A relative says Aisha Rabi, 48, was traveling with her husband and two daughters … Continue reading GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | The Latest: Woman dies after settlers pelt car with stones