Israel launches airstrikes on Hamas sites over fire ballons

Israeli aircraft struck Hamas sites in Gaza on Wednesday after incendiary balloons were launched from the Palestinian enclave in the first such attacks since a fragile ceasefire ended 11 days of deadly fighting last month. The violence poses an early test for the government of new Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, whose patchwork coalition came to… Read More Israel launches airstrikes on Hamas sites over fire ballons

Dozens dead as Israeli airstrikes, Hamas rocket attacks continue

Israeli air strikes killed 26 Palestinians, including eight children, in Gaza early on Sunday, Gaza health officials said, and rockets were fired into Israel as hostilities stretched into a seventh day. The pre-dawn attacks in the centre of Gaza City brought the death toll in Gaza to 174, including 47 children, health officials said. Israel… Read More Dozens dead as Israeli airstrikes, Hamas rocket attacks continue

Death toll rises, buildings destroyed as Israel-Hamas violence rages

Israel pounded Gaza on Saturday, destroying a tower block that housed news media organisations, while Palestinian rocket salvoes hit Tel Aviv with no sign of an end to almost a week of fighting. Palestinians say at least 140 people, including 39 children, have been killed in Gaza since the conflict erupted on Monday. Israel has… Read More Death toll rises, buildings destroyed as Israel-Hamas violence rages

Israel replies Palestinian militants rocket attack with airstrikes

Palestinian militants fired a rocket into Israel, drawing Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip, the Israeli military said on Sunday. There were no casualties reported on either side of the border. Israeli police said the Gaza rocket fired on Saturday night damaged a factory in the southern city of Ashkelon. The Israeli military said… Read More Israel replies Palestinian militants rocket attack with airstrikes

Israel launches retaliatory airstrikes in Gaza following rocket attacks

Militants in Gaza launched rockets into Israel and Israeli aircraft hit targets in the Palestinian enclave in an explosive backdrop to the signing of pacts for formal ties between Israel and two Gulf Arab countries. The Israeli military said it launched about 10 air strikes in Hamas Islamist-run Gaza early on Wednesday and that 15… Read More Israel launches retaliatory airstrikes in Gaza following rocket attacks

Palestinian military position in Lebanon hit by Israeli air strikes

Israeli air strikes hit a military position belonging to a Palestinian group in Lebanon, near the Syrian border, early on Monday, Lebanon’s An-Nahar news said. The position belonged to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command, the newspaper said. The strikes came a day after two drones, which the Lebanese army and the… Read More Palestinian military position in Lebanon hit by Israeli air strikes