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Israeli air strikes hit Gaza as fighting enters second week

Israel bombed what it said were underground tunnels used by Hamas and Palestinian militants fired rocket barrages at Israeli cities as fighting spilled into a second week on Monday and international calls for a ceasefire mounted. After a night of heavy Israeli air strikes on areas across the […]

Israel targets Gaza tunnels, Palestinian rocket attacks persist

Israel fired artillery and mounted extensive air strikes on Friday against a network of Palestinian militant tunnels under Gaza that it dubbed “the Metro”, amid persistent rocket attacks on Israeli towns. An Israeli military spokesman said that while ground forces had taken part in the 40-minute, pre-dawn offensive, […]

Weary Gaza marks Muslim feast as violence spreads in Israel

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Weary Palestinians on Thursday 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 across Israel after weeks of protests and violence in Jerusalem. The latest outburst […]

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