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Palestinian Militants Signal Truce as Rocket Strikes Continue

Posted November 12th, 2012 at 7:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Palestinian militant groups say they are willing to declare a cease-fire if Israel is willing to do the same. Leaders of Hamas, the Islamist faction that controls Gaza, met with Islamic Jihad and other groups and said they would respond according to the way Israel acted. The offer came as Israeli officials are weighing a […]

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Israel Fires Warning Shots into Syria

Posted November 11th, 2012 at 9:30 am (UTC-5)
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Israeli troops fired warning shots into Syria after stray munitions from fighting between Syrian troops and rebels landed in Israel’s Golan Heights area. The military said in a statement Sunday that a mortar shell landed near an Israeli army post in the Golan Heights. It says that Israeli soldiers fired warning shots in response. The […]

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Israel ‘Prepared to Escalate’ Over Gaza Violence

Posted November 11th, 2012 at 6:30 am (UTC-5)
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Israel’s prime minister says he is “prepared to escalate” his country’s response to a flare-up of violence along its border with the Gaza Strip. Benjamin Netanyahu told his Cabinet Sunday that Israel “will not sit idly by in the face of attempts to attack us.” Hostilities along the Gaza Strip escalated sharply in recent days. […]

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Gaza Man Killed in Israeli Air Strike

Posted November 11th, 2012 at 3:30 am (UTC-5)
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Palestinian officials say an Israeli air strike has killed a Palestinian man in the Gaza Strip. Officials say the man was killed Sunday. The Israeli military has confirmed carrying out actions in the area. He is the sixth Palestinian killed in Israeli strikes since Palestinian militants fired a missile at an Israeli military jeep patrolling […]

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Israeli Strike Kills 4 in Gaza After Anti-Tank Missile Hits Israeli Jeep

Posted November 10th, 2012 at 4:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Palestinian militants fired a missile at an Israeli military jeep on Saturday and Israel responded with shelling into the Gaza Strip that killed four civilians. Officials and witnesses say 25 people were wounded in the flare-up, which was one of the most serious clashes in the border region in months. The armed wing of the […]

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Rockets Fired from Gaza After Israeli Air Strike

Posted October 28th, 2012 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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An Israeli air strike on the Gaza Strip before dawn Sunday has hit two Palestinian militants, killing one and wounding the other. An Israeli military statement said its aircraft targeted a rocket-launching site where militants were preparing to fire a rocket into southern Israel. Later Sunday, Israeli officials said rockets were fired from the Gaza […]

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Israel, Gaza Militants Halt Attacks

Posted October 25th, 2012 at 3:25 am (UTC-5)
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Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip say an informal truce brokered by Egypt has taken hold after days of rocket fire and retaliatory airstrikes. The Israeli military said Thursday that no rocket fire had been detected since late Wednesday, and that it had not carried out any airstrikes against Gaza since Wednesday morning. […]

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Rockets Slam Southern Israel, Israeli Strikes Back

Posted October 24th, 2012 at 9:30 am (UTC-5)
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Dozens of rockets have been fired from the Gaza Strip into southern Israel, wounding several people, while Israeli warplanes have killed four Gaza militants in an escalation of a long-simmering conflict. The Israeli military said at least 68 rockets and mortars struck southern Israel on Wednesday, damaging homes and wounding several foreign laborers working in […]

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Israeli Navy Boards Gaza-Bound Ship

Posted October 20th, 2012 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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Israel says its navy has boarded a ship carrying pro-Palestinian activists attempting to break Israel’s blockade of Gaza. The Israeli military said Saturday the operation was a peaceful and the passengers did not offer any resistance. A military statement said the Finnish-flagged Estelle was being diverted to the port of Ashdod by Israeli vessels. Mikael […]

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India Journalist Accused in Israeli Bombing Gets Bail

Posted October 19th, 2012 at 8:20 am (UTC-5)
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India’s top court has granted bail to a journalist arrested in an attack on the car of an Israeli diplomat earlier this year. The Supreme Court on Friday also ordered Syed Mohammad Kazmi to surrender his passport to the court. Kazmi worked for an Iranian news agency. He is the only person arrested in connection […]

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