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Israel-Gaza Violence Falls as Truce Takes Hold

Posted March 13th, 2012 at 4:55 am (UTC-5)
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Egypt has negotiated a cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, after four days of fighting that killed at least 25 Palestinians. Israel halted its airstrikes in Gaza and the number of Palestinian rocket attacks dropped steeply after thedeal went into effect early Tuesday. There was no official confirmation of a cease-fire […]

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Egypt Says Israel, Gaza Militants Agree to Truce

Posted March 12th, 2012 at 11:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Egypt says it has negotiated a cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, after four days of fighting that killed at least 25 Palestinians. An Egyptian security official said the truce went into effect early Tuesday. It includes Israeli pledges to stop targeting militants and Palestinian promises to stop launching rockets into […]

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Israeli Airstrikes Kill 6 in Gaza, Militants Fire 30 Rockets at Israel

Posted March 12th, 2012 at 4:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Israeli airstrikes killed six Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and Palestinian militants fired more rockets into southern Israel Monday in a fourth day of fighting that drew renewed concern from the international community. Palestinian medics say Monday’s airstrikes on Gaza killed four militants and two civilians – a man in his 60s and his daughter. […]

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Israeli Airstrikes Kill 4 After More Rockets Fired From Gaza

Posted March 12th, 2012 at 11:20 am (UTC-5)
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Israeli airstrikes have killed four Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and Palestinian militants fired more rockets into southern Israel in a fourth day of violence that drew concern from the international community. Palestinian medics said Monday’s Israeli strikes on Gaza killed two militants and two civilians – a man in his sixties and his daughter. […]

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Israeli Air Strikes Kill 17 Palestinians

Posted March 11th, 2012 at 3:40 am (UTC-5)
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Palestinian medical officials say an Israeli airstrike killed a 12-year-old boy and a militant Sunday, bringing the death toll in Gaza since Friday to 17. Israel is retaliating for more than 100 rocket attacks into Israeli territory in the worst flare-up of violence between Israelis and Palestinians in several years. Thousands of Palestinian mourners took […]

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Israeli Air Strikes Kill 15 Militants in Gaza

Posted March 10th, 2012 at 5:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Israeli air strikes have killed 15 militants, including a top leader, in the Gaza Strip since Friday as Palestinian militants launched nearly 100 rockets into the Jewish state that wounded at least four people, one of them seriously. Among the dead is Zuhair al-Qaissi, the leader of the Popular Resistance Committees . The group is […]

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Violence Flares Along Israeli-Gaza Border

Posted March 10th, 2012 at 11:35 am (UTC-5)
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Rockets, mortar rounds and air strikes have hit near the Israeli-Gaza border in the worst violence in almost a year. Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip launched more than 90 rockets into southern Israel Saturday, part of a response to Israeli airstrikes that killed 15 militants, including Zohair al-Qaisi, the leader of the Popular Resistance […]

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Israeli Air Strikes Kill 10 in Gaza V

Posted March 10th, 2012 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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Israeli air strikes Friday and early Saturday on the Gaza strip have killed at least 10 Palestinians, most or all of them militants. The air strikes came after Palestinians fired rockets into southern Israel. The Popular Resistance Committees, a militant Palestinian group, says the Israeli air strikes killed its leader, Zohair al-Qaisi, and fellow member […]

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1 Killed in Gaza Blasts

Posted January 14th, 2012 at 2:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Officials in the Gaza Strip say a series of explosions at the home of a militant commander in the southern part of the Palestinian territory has killed one person Saturday. Witnesses say a huge explosion, and then a series of secondary blasts, shook the neighborhood of the southern town of Rafah. It is not immediately […]

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Israel Begins Deportation of Gaza Flotilla Activists

Posted November 5th, 2011 at 3:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Israel has begun deportation procedures for a group of 27 pro-Palestinian activists who tried to break the naval blockade of Gaza. Israel’s Interior Ministry spokeswoman Sabine Haddad said two Greek crew members and three journalists from the United States, Spain and Egypt were released Saturday and the rest will be sent home within the next […]

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