Misfired rockets may have killed over a dozen in Gaza battle

TEL AVIV, Israel — Close to one-third of the Palestinians who died in the latest outbreak of violence between Israel and Gaza militants may have been killed by errant rockets fired by the Palestinian side, according to an Israeli military assessment that appears consistent with independent reporting by The Associated Press . The Israeli military … Read more

After ceasefire, battered Palestinians recall Israeli ‘massacre’ | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Gaza – Only two hours separated the killing of Hamed Najim, 17, and three of his cousins ​​at the Jabalia refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip, and the announcement of a ceasefire with Israel. Israel and the Palestinian armed group Islamic Jihad declared a truce late on Sunday after three days of heavy Israeli … Read more

As Israel-Palestinian truce holds, Gaza power plant restarts

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — With a cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants holding after nearly three days of violence, Gaza’s sole power plant resumed operations Monday as Israel began reopening crossings into the territory. Israel also lifted security restrictions on southern Israeli communities after the Egyptian-mediated truce took effect late Sunday. Fighting abated, … Read more

Israel, Islamic Jihad, say Gaza ceasefire agreement reached

Announcing the truce, a brief statement from the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office thanked Egypt for its mediation efforts, but warned if it was violated, “the State of Israel maintains the right to respond strongly.” The announcement, which followed shortly after one from Islamic Jihad, came about 50 hours after the escalation began, when Israel had … Read more

Gaza death toll rises amid cease-fire talks

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli aircraft pummeled targets in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, driving up the Palestinian death toll, and militants fired repeated rounds of rockets that reached deep into Israel, even as reports emerged that the sides were seeking a cease-fire deal. While Egyptian officials worked on an agreement, another seven … Read more

Top fighter, several children killed as Israel bombs Gaza | Israel-Palestine conflict News

A senior commander of a Palestinian armed group and several children have been killed in the Gaza Strip as Israeli jets bombed the besieged enclave for a second day. In a statement on Sunday, Islamic Jihad confirmed that Khaled Mansour, its commander in the south of the Gaza Strip, had been killed in an Israeli … Read more

Israel and Gaza militants exchange fire after deadly strikes

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli jets pounded militant targets in Gaza on Saturday and rocket barrages into southern Israel persisted, raising fears of an escalation after a wave of Israeli airstrikes on the coastal enclave killed at least 12 people, including a senior militant and a 5-year-old girl. The fighting began with Israel’s … Read more

Israeli strikes on Gaza kill 10, including senior militant

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel unleashed a wave of airstrikes Friday on Gaza, killing at least 10 people, including a senior militant, according to Palestinian officials. Israel said it targeted the Islamic Jihad militant group in response to an “imminent threat” following the recent arrest of another senior militant. Hours later, Palestinian militants … Read more

‘Restraint and common sense’: Reaction to Israel’s Gaza attack | Israel-Palestine conflict News

There was mixed reaction to Israel’s deadly attack on the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rocket fire in response, with Israel and its allies defending the air raids and those supporting the besieged territory denouncing the violence. Below is global reaction to Friday’s deadly air raids on Gaza: United Nations The UN special coordinator for the … Read more

What are popular baby names associated with travel? See the lists

Baby Emma, ​​David or Elizabeth? Not for American parents Caitlin and Luke McNeal. Rather than naming their children after grandparents, biblical figures or the British monarchy, the couple chose the names of places that hold meaningful travel memories for them. “Kinsale was when we lived in Ireland, and we vacationed in Kinsale and fell in … Read more