Strike after eight minutes, sirens echo; Jihad: "We reached an agreement" PHOTO/VIDEO
Only eight minutes after 23:30 local time, when a truce was agreed between Israel and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad with the mediation of Egypt, the rockets flew towards Israel, according to Israeli media.
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.
Israeli-Palestinian ceasefire holding as aid arrives in Gaza
The ceasefire between Israel and Palestinians in Gaza was holding on May 22, as humanitarian aid began to enter the Israeli-blockaded enclave ravaged by 11 days of bloodshed.
As thousands of displaced Palestinians returned to their homes, and Israelis began to resume normal life on Friday, international focus turned to the reconstruction of the bomb-shattered Gaza Strip.
Israel-Palestinian ceasefire comes into force
A "mutual and simultaneous" cease-fire deal between Israel and Hamas reached with Egypt mediation took effect at 2 a.m. on May 21. (23.00GMT Thursday)
The Israeli Security Cabinet voted to end attacks on the blockaded Gaza Strip that began May 10 and accept the cease-fire, according to media reports.
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Hamas official predicts ceasefire soon
A senior Hamas official predicted a ceasefire within days after U.S. President Joe Biden urged Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to seek a "de-escalation" in the fighting.
Biden talked on the telephone May 19 with Netanyahu and conveyed his expectation that tensions would be drastically reduced during the day on the road to a cease-fire.
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Apocalyptic scenes from early morning: Rockets fly, cities in flames PHOTO / VIDEO
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.
Civil war in the streets; IDF incursion into Al Aqsa; Tel Aviv and Ashkelon rocketed
Israel has received an ultimatum to withdraw its forces from the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Sheikh Jarrah settlement in "the occupied eastern part of Jerusalem by al-Quds."
After that, alarm sirens sounded in the capital Tel Aviv.
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