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Israel attacks Gaza targets following drone raid

The Israeli strikes comes after two days of cross-border exchanges of fire in which two Palestinian teenagers were killed.

Explosions hit Gaza police checkpoints, 3 dead

Palestinian security forces are progressing in their pursuit of those behind the explosions in the Gaza Strip which killed 3 including 2 policemen.

Israel strikes Hamas base after new rocket attacks

A Palestinian security source says a Hamas naval base west of Gaza City has been targeted several times by Israeli aircraft.

Madonna, on Eurovision, says she won’t bow ‘to suit someone’s political...

The popular Eurovision competition features musicians from more than 40 nations and is watched last year by some 189 million viewers in around 50 European countries.

Israel reopens Gaza crossings as calm restored

Both crossings have been closed since May 4, when Gaza rulers Hamas and its ally Islamic Jihad fired hundreds of rockets at Israel.

Netanyahu: Israel to press ‘massive strikes’ against Gaza militants

Benjamin Netanyahu wants his men to step up their military defence against terrorists in the Gaza strip.

Israel hits Hamas compound after arson balloon launch

The air strike hit targets within a compound for Hamas's armed wing in the northern Gaza Strip.

Israel razes home of killed Palestinian shooting suspect

Israel routinely demolishes the homes of Palestinians accused of carrying out attacks against its citizens.

Four killed as thousands protest at border, but Gaza-Israel truce holds

The rocket attack and Israeli response did not cause any casualties, according to the Israeli army and witnesses in Gaza.

Israeli aircraft strike Gaza after rockets target Tel Aviv

Two Palestinians were reported wounded in Gaza, while no Israelis were known to have been injured.

Israel strikes Gaza after ‘explosive balloon’ damages house

Eyewitnesses say that the Israelis targeted Hamas troopers in Gaza but inflicted no casualties.

Hamas takes control of Gaza goods crossing with Israel

The crossing has been a lifeline for Gazans, who have lived under an Israeli blockade for more than a decade.

Hamas vows revenge after Israeli raid kills 3 militants

The three men were killed by Israeli artillery fire targeting a Hamas military base near the border east of Gaza City.

World Bank to give Palestinians US$90 million to boost economy

The World Bank's board raised its annual distribution to Palestine to US$90 million from US$55 million.

Israel’s only goods crossing with Gaza to partially reopen

Kerem Shalom had been closed since July 9 over border tensions and kites carrying firebombs to burn Israeli farmland.

Gaza ceasefire largely holding after day-long flareup

However, Israel remained on high alert and boosted its air defenses in case hostilities resume.

Israel announces Gaza sanctions in response to cross-border blazes

The sanctions were a response to attacks by Palestinians using burning kites and helium balloons carrying blazing rags.

Israel asks Cyprus to consider shipping route for Gaza

The idea of setting up a shipping facility in Cyprus has been discussed for many years.

Israeli aircraft strike Hamas targets in Gaza Strip-military

Israeli jets struck nine targets belonging to the Islamist Hamas group in the northern Gaza Strip in response to incendiary kites and balloons Palestinians sent from the territory that have damaged Israeli property.

Israeli troops kill 4 Palestinians as Gaza protest resumes

Around 2 million people live in Gaza, most of them the stateless descendants of refugees from what is now Israel.

Israeli army says it did not target Gaza medic

Razan al-Najjar was fatally shot in the chest near the southern Gaza Strip town of Khan Yunis.

Tensions soar as Israel hits Gaza militant bases after mortar fire

The strikes were a response to a barrage of mortar fire from the Gaza Strip.

Egypt opens Gaza border for month of Ramadan, president says

According to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the decision to keep the Rafah crossing open was taken "to alleviate the suffering" of residents in the Gaza Strip.

Israeli military kills three Palestinians along Gaza Strip border

The shootings are part of a recent spate of violence along the Israel-Gaza border.