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JERUSALEM (Reuters): Six Palestinian fighters broke out of a maximum security Israeli prison on Monday (Sept 6) in a Hollywood-style escape that left their jailors peering through a hole in the floor of a cell, and had Palestinians celebrating in the streets.
JENIN (Reuters): Israeli special forces on Thursday (June 10) killed an Islamic Jihad fighter and two Palestinian security officers in an exchange of fire during a raid in the occupied West Bank.
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters): Israel and Hamas both claimed victory on Friday after their forces ended 11 days of fighting, but humanitarian officials warned that the damage to Gaza would take years to rebuild.
GAZA CITY (AFP): A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, the Islamist movement which controls the Gaza Strip, came into force early Friday after 11 days of deadly fighting that pounded the Palestinian enclave and forced countless Israelis to seek shelter from rockets.
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters): Israel bombed the home of Hamas's chief in Gaza early on Sunday (May 16) and the Islamist group fired rocket barrages at Tel Aviv as hostilities stretched into a seventh day with no sign of abating.
GAZA CITY (AP): An Israeli airstrike destroyed a high-rise building in Gaza City that housed offices of The Associated Press and other media outlets on Saturday (May 15), the latest step by the military to silence reporting from the territory amid its battle with Hamas.
By Dr Rais Hussin.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Weeks of violent clashes in East Jerusalem have ignited the heaviest fighting in years between Israel and Palestinian fighters in the Gaza Strip.
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) -Hostilities between Israel and Hamas escalated on Tuesday, raising the death toll in two days to 32 Palestinians and three people in Israel, with Israel carrying out multiple air strikes in Gaza and the Islamist group firing rockets at Tel Aviv.
JERUSALEM/GAZA (Reuters) - Violent clashes over Jerusalem escalated dramatically on Monday with Gaza health officials saying at least 20 people, including nine children, were killed by Israeli air strikes launched after Palestinian fighter groups fired rockets close to Jerusalem