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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | Israel tried to wiretap Hamas in botched mission, group says

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip —Jan 12, 2019—Gaza’s ruling Hamas said Saturday that Israeli undercover forces had attempted to install equipment to monitor the Islamic militant group’s landline communications network during a botched mission in November. The findings of a lengthy investigation were announced by the Hamas military wing, known as the Qassam Brigades, in a … Continue reading GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | Israel tried to wiretap Hamas in botched mission, group says

JERUSALEM | Gaza flare-up kills Israeli officer, 7 Palestinians

JERUSALEM — The Israeli military says an officer was killed and another was moderately wounded during an operation in southeast Gaza Strip, involving an exchange of gunfire. The early Monday statement followed a rare late-night burst of violence in which seven Palestinians were also killed. The flare-up came as Israel and Gaza’s Hamas rulers had … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Gaza flare-up kills Israeli officer, 7 Palestinians

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