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Israeli Airstrikes Kill 10 in Gaza

Posted August 25th, 2011 at 3:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Palestinian sources say the number of casualties from the latest round of Israeli airstrikes in Gaza has risen to 10 dead and at least 20 wounded. Israeli warplanes carried out air raids over the Gaza Strip on Wednesday and Thursday after Palestinian militants fired rockets into southern Israel. More rockets struck southern Israel on Thursday. […]

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Israeli Airstrikes Kill 8 in Gaza

Posted August 25th, 2011 at 11:15 am (UTC-5)
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Palestinian sources say casualties from the latest round of Israeli airstrikes in Gaza have increased to eight dead and 20 wounded. Israeli warplanes began more air raids over the Gaza Strip Wednesday after Palestinian militants fired a barrage of rockets into southern Israel. Palestinian sources said Thursday that at least one militant from the Islamic […]

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6 Palestinians Killed by Israeli Forces

Posted August 24th, 2011 at 8:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Israeli and Palestinian sources say Israeli airstrikes killed six Palestinians and wounded dozens more Wednesday, while Palestinian militants fired at least 10 rockets into Israel, wounding an infant. In Beit Lahya in the northern Gaza Strip late Wednesday, Israeli jets killed two Palestinians and wounded 20 others, while a third man died of injuries received […]

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Gaza Militants Continue Attacking Israel Despite Cease-Fire

Posted August 21st, 2011 at 6:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Palestinian fighters fired several rockets into Israel from Gaza late Sunday despite reports that the Islamist militant group Hamas is seeking an immediate cease-fire. A Hamas official announced Sunday that Palestinian factions in Gaza have reached an “informal” accord to cease the rocket attacks. The official said the ceasefire is contingent on Israel halting its […]

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Gaza Rockets Hit Israel in 4th Day of Violence

Posted August 21st, 2011 at 10:40 am (UTC-5)
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Palestinian militants fired at least 17 more rockets into Israel Sunday and the Israeli military launched an air strike in the Gaza Strip during the region’s fourth straight day of violence. Overall, the violence has claimed the lives of 15 Palestinians, nine Israelis and five Egyptians. Palestinian police say Israeli troops arrested scores of Hamas […]

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Gaza Rockets Hit Israel in 4th Day of Violence

Posted August 21st, 2011 at 9:55 am (UTC-5)
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Palestinian militants fired at least 17 more rockets into Israel Sunday and the Israeli military launched an air strike in the Gaza Strip during the region’s fourth straight day of violence. Overall, the violence has claimed the lives of 15 Palestinians, nine Israelis and five Egyptians. Palestinian police say Israeli troops arrested scores of Hamas […]

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Gaza Shoots Rockets into Israel

Posted August 21st, 2011 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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Palestinian police say Israeli troops arrested scores of Hamas members Sunday in the southern West Bank, just hours after the faction’s Gaza branch fired rockets into Israel. Israel says militants in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip have fired more than 100 rockets into southern Israel in the past few days. Israeli military spokesman Brigadier General Yoav […]

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Egypt: Israel’s Apology Over Police Deaths ‘Not Enough’

Posted August 20th, 2011 at 9:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak on Saturday apologized for the deaths of Egyptian officers in clashes between the Israeli troops and suspected Palestinian militants along the Israel-Egypt border Thursday. Barak said Israel “regrets” the deaths of the five Egyptian officers and will conduct a joint investigation of the incident with the Egyptian military. The Egyptian […]

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Gaza Rockets Kill 1, Wound 20 Others in Southern Israel

Posted August 20th, 2011 at 4:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Israeli officials say Gaza militants have fired a barrage of rockets and mortars into southern Israeli communities, killing one civilian and wounding at least 20 others. Authorities say several Grad rockets hit a house and a car in the Israeli city of Beersheba late Saturday, killing a man and wounding seven people. Rockets also struck […]

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Israel ‘Regrets’ Deaths of Egyptian Troops in Border Battle

Posted August 20th, 2011 at 3:25 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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