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Israel ‘Regrets’ Deaths of Egyptian Troops in Border Battle

Posted August 20th, 2011 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Israel has expressed regret for the deaths of Egyptian security personnel in fighting between Israeli troops and suspected Palestinian militants along the Israel-Egypt border on Thursday. Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Saturday Israel “regrets” the deaths of the five Egyptian officers and will conduct a joint investigation of the incident with the Egyptian military. […]

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Egypt Withdraws Ambassador to Israel Following Shootings

Posted August 20th, 2011 at 7:45 am (UTC-5)
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Egypt is withdrawing its ambassador to Israel to protest the deaths of Egyptian security forces during Israel’s retaliatory attacks against militants along the nations’ shared border. The Egyptian Cabinet said Saturday it is withdrawing its ambassador until the results of an Israeli investigation into the incident are provided. The Cabinet said it also wants the […]

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Egypt Withdraws Ambassador to Israel Following Shootings

Posted August 20th, 2011 at 2:45 am (UTC-5)
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Egypt is withdrawing its ambassador to Israel to protest the deaths of Egyptian security forces during Israel’s retaliatory attacks against militants along the nations’ shared border. The Egyptian Cabinet said is withdrawing its ambassador until the results of an Israeli investigation into the incident are provided. The Cabinet said it also wants the Israeli leadership […]

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Retaliatory Violence Escalates Between Israel, Gaza

Posted August 19th, 2011 at 8:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Israeli aircraft continued to strike militant outposts in the Gaza Strip late Friday and Palestinians fired rockets back into Israel as retaliatory violence escalated in the region. Israeli airstrikes killed at least 12 Palestinians, most of them militants, in the Gaza Strip. A military wing of the militant group Hamas declared Friday that it is […]

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Israel Reports String of Rocket Attacks from Gaza

Posted August 19th, 2011 at 11:35 am (UTC-5)
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Israel says militants in the Gaza Strip have fired at least 20 rockets into Israel, a day after Israeli warplanes pounded the Palestinian territory in retaliation for a series of deadly attacks on Thursday. Israel’s defense forces said Friday that at least seven people were wounded in the rocket attacks from Gaza, which took place […]

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Israel-Gaza Violence Escalates After Deadly Attack on Israelis

Posted August 19th, 2011 at 5:20 am (UTC-5)
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Militants in the Gaza Strip have fired rockets into Israel after Israeli warplanes pounded the Palestinian territory in retaliation for a series of attacks in southern Israel that killed eight. Israeli authorities said militants launched at least 10 rockets into Israel Friday, damaging a school and a synagogue in the southern city of Ashdod and […]

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Israeli Air Strikes Hit Gaza After Attack Near Sinai

Posted August 18th, 2011 at 9:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Israeli fighter jets have bombed the Gaza Strip, killing a teenager and wounding at least five others in further retaliation for attacks along the Egyptian border in which eight Israelis were killed and 40 wounded. Palestinian officials and residents say three blasts shook Gaza early Friday, including one that killed a 13-year-old boy. The Israeli […]

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Israel Retaliates Following Attacks Near Sinai

Posted August 18th, 2011 at 7:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Israeli forces have killed at least 10 Palestinian militants in separate attacks after blaming them for a series of coordinated raids along the Israeli-Egyptian border that killed eight people and wounded 40 more. Israeli troops shot five gunmen along the border, and Egyptian soldiers reportedly killed two more, but most of the attackers escaped. An […]

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Israel Retaliates Following Attacks Near Sinai

Posted August 18th, 2011 at 3:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Israel carried out airstrikes in the southern Gaza Strip late Thursday after blaming Gaza militants for a series of deadly attacks in southern Israel. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a televised address, warned that anyone who attacks Israel will pay a “very heavy price.” The Israeli airstrikes are reported to have killed six people, […]

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Israel Retaliates for Deadly Attacks Near Sinai

Posted August 18th, 2011 at 12:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Israeli jets attacked the southern Gaza Strip Thursday after the government blamed Gaza militants for a series of deadly raids in southern Israel. Israeli military officials say at least five people were killed in the airstrike. The Reuters news agency says the dead included a chief of the Popular Resistance Committee, an armed Palestinian faction. […]

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