• airstrike May 16, 2021 5:33 am

    Israel Strikes Gaza Home of Hamas Leader, Destroys AP Office

    Israel has escalated its attacks on the Gaza Strip, bombing the home of a senior Hamas leader, killing a family of 10 in a refugee camp and destroying a high-rise that housed The Associated Press and other media

  • Israel November 14, 2018 12:04 pm

    Israeli Defense Minister Resigns Over Gaza Cease-Fire Deal

    Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman abruptly resigned his post Wednesday in protest over a cease-fire reached with Gaza militants, in a move that rocked the Israeli political scene and seemed likely to bring about early elections. Lieberman termed the cease-fire ending two days of intense fighting “surrender to terrorism,” and said he could no longer serve a government that endorsed...

  • OFFICER November 13, 2018 1:24 am

    Israel, Hamas Trade Heavy Fire After Deadly Incursion

    Palestinian militants bombarded Israel with dozens of rockets and mortar shells Monday, while Israeli warplanes struck targets throughout the Gaza Strip in what appeared to be the most intense exchange of fire since a 2014 war. Palestinian officials said at least three people, including two militants, were killed by Israeli fire and nine were wounded, and an Israeli airstrike destroyed...

  • spokesman July 21, 2018 12:33 pm

    Hamas Accepts Cease-Fire After Massive Israeli Gaza Strikes

    Gaza’s militant Hamas rulers said Saturday they had accepted a cease-fire ending a massive Israeli onslaught on militant positions after a soldier was shot dead, once again pulling the sides back from the brink of a full-fledged war. Israel and Hamas have fought three such wars over the past decade and Hamas agreed to the second such cease-fire in a...

  • Hamas July 20, 2018 8:24 pm

    Israel Executes Airstrikes Against Hamas After Soldiers Come Under Fire

    Israel struck Hamas targets in Gaza on Friday, killing at least four Palestinians, after gunmen killed an Israeli soldier near the border, officials said. Israeli military officials said a “terrorist squad” fired at troops, killing one soldier, NBC News reported. The military did not specify the condition of the other soldiers who came under fire. “Hamas chose to escalate the...

  • Israel June 8, 2018 6:47 pm

    Hundreds Hurt in Gaza Protest, Including 80 by Israeli Fire

    Israeli troops fired live rounds and tear gas as thousands of Palestinians protested near the Gaza border fence Friday, and at least four demonstrators were killed, including a teenage boy, with over 600 wounded, Gaza health officials said. More than 100 of the wounded, including a photographer for the French news agency Agence Press France, were hit by live fire,...

  • Israel June 3, 2018 7:36 am

    Israeli Military Strikes Hamas in Gaza After Rocket Fire Resumes

    The Israeli military struck Hamas militant sites in Gaza early Sunday in response to the resumption of rocket fire toward Israel, which threatened to unravel an informal cease-fire that had held since a flare-up of violence last week. The military said it hit 15 Hamas targets, including military compounds, munition factories and naval forces. The strikes come after militants broke...

  • PRESIDENT May 15, 2018 12:00 pm

    White House Backs Kushner, Blames Hamas, Protesters for Violence in Gaza

    The White House on Monday blamed Hamas for the deaths of dozens of Palestinians in clashes between protesters and the Israeli military, NBC News reported. The protests on the border between the Palestinian-controlled Gaza Strip and Israel, in which some participants burned tires and hurled rocks, came as the U.S. held a ceremony marking the opening of its new U.S....

  • BOSTON April 3, 2018 2:46 pm

    8 Protesters Arrested at Boston's Israeli Consulate

    Eight protesters have been arrested outside of the Israeli Consulate in Boston during a demonstration against Israel’s occupation of Gaza Tuesday morning, according to police.

  • Donald Trump March 18, 2018 10:44 pm

    Israel Hits Militant Site in Gaza After Renewed Rocket Fire

    The Israeli military on Monday said it struck an underground militant infrastructure site in Gaza in response to rocket fire toward Israel. The airstrikes came amid days of renewed tensions and violence along the Gaza border. The military has struck various targets in Gaza in recent days and killed two Palestinians who tried to infiltrate Israel after a militant bomb...

  • Donald Trump December 11, 2017 10:51 pm

    Israel Intercepts Gaza Rocket, Retaliates With Tank Fire

    The Israeli military said it intercepted a rocket launched at Israel from the Gaza Strip late Monday, a few hours after Israel bombed Hamas military positions in retaliation for rocket fire earlier in the evening. The military said in a statement that the Iron Dome missile defense system shot down a rocket fired at Israel from the Palestinian territory. No...

  • Donald Trump December 9, 2017 7:05 pm

    Israeli Strikes Kill 2 Hamas Men After Gaza Rocket Attack

    Israeli airstrikes killed two Hamas members early Saturday following a rocket attack on Israel, in the latest fallout from President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital — a development that has roiled the region and the larger Muslim world. The Israeli military said it targeted four Hamas facilities in response to rockets fired the previous night, including...

  • Congress September 14, 2016 8:12 pm

    US, Israel Sign Massive Military Aid Deal: $38B, 10 Years

    The United States on Wednesday signed an unprecedented new security agreement with Israel that will give the Israeli military $38 billion over 10 years.aThe United States on Wednesday signed an unprecedented new security agreement with Israel that will give the Israeli military $38 billion over 10 years. The deal, the largest such agreement the U.S. has ever had with any...

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