Gaza ceasefire takes effect after five days of deadly fighting
A ceasefire was in effect on the Gaza Strip Sunday, drawing people back into the streets after five days of cross-border exchanges killed at least 34 Palestinians and one Israeli.
The truce got off to a rough start after the final 30 minutes running up to the expected Saturday 10:00 pm (1900 GMT) deadline saw a volley of fire.
Renewed fighting rocks Gaza but Egypt keeps up truce push
Israel and Gaza traded heavy fire on Friday but Egyptian mediators launched a new bid to end days of fighting that has killed dozens, all but one of them Palestinian.
The violence has been met with international calls for de-escalation, with the European Union pushing for an "immediate comprehensive ceasefire".
3 Islamic Jihad leaders killed in Israel strikes on Gaza
The Israeli army said it killed three leaders of the Islamic Jihad militant group Tuesday in air strikes on Gaza, which left a dozen dead according to the health ministry in the Hamas-controlled Palestinian territory.
The ministry said that women and children were among the dead, publishing a list of names without ages or detailing any affiliations.
Palestinian prisoner dies in Israel after long hunger strike
A Palestinian prisoner died in Israeli custody early Tuesday after a hunger strike of nearly three months, Israel's prison service announced.
Türkiye condemns Israeli raids in West Bank
Türkiye condemned the Israeli raids that killed at least nine Palestinians in the West Bank on Jan. 26.
"I condemn in the strongest terms the vile attacks of Israel, which trampled international law by murdering nine innocent people with its attack on the Jenin Refugee Camp," Parliament Speaker Mustafa Şentop said on Jan. 27.
- Read more about Türkiye condemns Israeli raids in West Bank
- Log in to post comments
Gunman wounds 8 in late-night Jerusalem shooting
A gunman opened fire at a bus near Jerusalem's Old City early Sunday, wounding eight Israelis in a suspected Palestinian attack that came a week after violence flared up between Israel and militants in Gaza, police and medics said.
- Read more about Gunman wounds 8 in late-night Jerusalem shooting
- Log in to post comments
The Death Toll from Israeli Bombings in the Gaza Strip has risen to 32
The number of victims of Israeli bombings in the Gaza Strip rose to 32, including six children, AFP reported, citing health authorities in the territory controlled by Hamas. More than 200 Palestinians were injured in the bombing.
"Islamic Jihad" retaliated with rocket fire against Israel. More than 400 rockets were fired, most of them were intercepted.
Gaza death toll rises, including children as Israeli attacks continue
Palestinian militants in Gaza fired rockets at Jerusalem Aug. 7 for the first time since conflict escalated, as Israel bombarded Islamic Jihad positions for a third day in violence that has left 29 dead.
Israel, Palestinian group trade fire in major Gaza escalation
Israel hit Gaza with air strikes on Aug. 6 and a Palestinian militant group retaliated with a barrage of rocket fire, in the territory's worst escalation of violence since a war last year.
Israel has said it was forced to launch a "pre-emptive" operation against Islamic Jihad, insisting the group was planning an imminent attack following days of tensions along the Gaza border.
"The war has begun"; Sirens in the cities; shelters opened; 100 rockets fired; VIDEO
As a reminder, the Israeli army attacked targets in Gaza today, it was announced in a statement that was reported by the media today, according to CNN.
The statement said the targets included members of Islamic Jihad, the smaller of the two main militant groups in Gaza.