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Israel Carries Out Strikes on Gaza after Fire Balloons Hit Its Territory

Israel says it has carried out air strikes against Hamas militant targets in Gaza, in retaliation for incendiary balloons launched from the territory.

Explosions were heard in Gaza City in the early hours of Wednesday.

Several balloons were sent from Gaza into Israel earlier on Tuesday causing multiple fires, according to the Israeli fire service.

Israel launches intense attacks in Gaza as Sunday becomes 'deadliest day'

Israel conducted intense attacks in different parts of the blockaded Gaza City in the wee hours of May 17, according to Anadolu Agency's reporters.

Israeli warplanes bombarded many targets in Gaza's south, west, and north in the night, reported the correspondents on the ground.

Weary Gaza marks Eid al-Fitr amid Israeli attacks

Weary Palestinians on May 13 prepared for a somber feast marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, as Gaza braced for more Israeli airstrikes and communal violence raged after weeks of protests and violence in Jerusalem.

Recent Israeli attacks on Gaza City have killed three more Palestinians, the Palestinian Health Ministry said in a statement on May 13.

Tower demolished; Gaza commander killed; A synagogue burning;

Clashes continue today, with at least 35 killed in Gaza and five in Israel.
Palestinian forces have confirmed that they fired hundreds of missiles at Tel Aviv after an Israeli air strike in the Gaza Strip, and the Israeli army said it was targeting militants in Gaza in response to rocket attacks on Jerusalem and other areas, Reuters reports.

Gaza artists lead efforts to preserve Mamluk houses

The grand, 500-year-old brick walls of the al-Kamalaia School slowly emerged from years of accumulated garbage as grassroots preservers began the long process of restoring it to its former glory.

Located in the heart of the old quarter of Gaza City, the Mamluk-era building is one of an ever-dwindling number of historic structures at risk of demolition.

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