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JERUSALEM  | Violence flares as Israel strikes Gaza, Hamas fires rockets

JERUSALEM  — The Israeli military struck several militant sites in Gaza early Saturday in response to renewed violence along the border, after which Hamas militants fired more than 30 rockets and mortars toward Israel. There were no reports of casualties on either side but the exchange threatened to spark a further conflagration after weeks of … Continue reading JERUSALEM  | Violence flares as Israel strikes Gaza, Hamas fires rockets

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip  | The Latest: Syrians, Palestinians march through Damascus

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip  — The Latest on Gaza protests and Jerusalem Day demonstrations around the Middle East (all times local): Scores of Syrians and Palestinians have commemorated the Jerusalem Day marching through the streets of Damascus while chanting anti-Israel slogans. The men and women marched from the Hamidyeh market in the old city of … Continue reading GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip  | The Latest: Syrians, Palestinians march through Damascus

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip  | The Latest: Palestinians mark ‘nakba’ with 70-second siren

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip  — The Latest on developments at the Gaza border (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Palestinians in the West Bank city of Ramallah have marked the 70th anniversary of their mass displacement with a 70-second siren. People stood at attention and traffic stopped in parts of the city Tuesday to mark the … Continue reading GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip  | The Latest: Palestinians mark ‘nakba’ with 70-second siren

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip  | Palestinians bury dead after bloodiest Gaza day since 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip  — Palestinians observed a strike Tuesday to mourn dozens killed by Israeli troops in a mass protest on the Gaza border — the single deadliest day there since a 2014 war and part of a high-stakes campaign by Gaza’s Hamas rulers to break a decade-long border blockade. In Monday’s protest, Israeli … Continue reading GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip  | Palestinians bury dead after bloodiest Gaza day since 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip  | Palestinians to bury their dead Tuesday after 58 killed

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip  —Palestinians observed a general strike Tuesday to mourn dozens killed by Israeli army fire in the single deadliest day in Gaza since a 2014 war, as organizers said the day would be set aside for funerals and that turnout for any new protests on the border with Israel would likely be … Continue reading GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip  | Palestinians to bury their dead Tuesday after 58 killed

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | The Latest: Gaza ministry says 363 border protesters wounded

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | April 13, 2018 (AP)(STL.News The Latest on the situation along the Israeli-Gaza border (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Gaza’s Health Ministry says 363 Palestinians have been injured by Israeli fire or treated for tear gas inhalation in mass protests on the Gaza-Israel border. The ministry did not provide a breakdown according … Continue reading GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | The Latest: Gaza ministry says 363 border protesters wounded

KHUZAA, Gaza Strip | 7 killed, scores wounded by Israeli fire in Gaza protest

KHUZAA, Gaza Strip | April 6, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Thousands of Palestinians protested along Gaza’s sealed border with Israel on Friday, engulfing the volatile area in black smoke from burning tires to try to block the view of Israeli snipers and cheering a Hamas strongman who pledged that the border fence will eventually fall. Israeli troops … Continue reading KHUZAA, Gaza Strip | 7 killed, scores wounded by Israeli fire in Gaza protest

Israel says it will expand response if Gaza clashes go on

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip/March 31, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Israel will target militant groups inside Gaza if violence along the territory’s border with Israel drags on, the chief military spokesman warned on Saturday, a day after 15 Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire in the area’s deadliest violence in four years. The violence significantly petered down … Continue reading Israel says it will expand response if Gaza clashes go on