Tag: Gaza Strip

The Trump administration is not 'starry-eyed' about prospects for North Korea denuclearizing, according to National Security Advisor John Bolton

Top Trump Adviser Bolton Arrives in Israel for Talks

JERUSALEM – US President Donald Trump’s national security adviser arrived in Israel on Sunday for talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a time of shared concerns over Syria, Iran and the Gaza Strip.

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Israel’s Shin Bet Chief Issues Warning Over Truce with Hamas

The head of the Shin Bet security agency has warned cabinet ministers that excluding the Palestinian Authority from a long-term ceasefire deal between Israel and the Hamas terror group in the Gaza Strip will send a message that terrorism is rewarded, Israeli television reported Thursday.

A Yemeni boy holds a mock rocket among others with Palestinian flags during a protest against the Israeli military offensive in the Gaza Strip and in solidarity with Palestinians on July 25, 2014 in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa. Israeli fire pushed the Palestinian death toll in Gaza to above 800 …

Naftali Bennett: Hamas Will Use Truce Deal to Replenish Rockets

A key coalition ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday harshly criticized any deal for a long-term ceasefire between Israel and the Hamas terror group in the Gaza Strip, adding that ministers in his party will oppose it.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the annual health conference in Tel Aviv on March 27, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JACK GUEZ (Photo credit should read JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Netanyahu: We Will Not Accept Anything Less Than Full Ceasefire

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday warned Hamas that Israel will continue to do whatever it needs to combat the terrorism coming from the Gaza Strip and will accept nothing less than a blanket ceasefire, at the

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Huge Gaza Terror Kite Lands on Israeli Power Lines

A large incendiary kite launched from Gaza landed on power lines near Kibbutz Sufa, sparking a quick operation Saturday by employees from the Israeli Electric Corporation to remove the device before a fire was started.

Palestinian Hamas top leader Ismail Haniyeh, gives a speech during a press conference in his office in Gaza City, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. Haniyeh says that U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s tour in Israel was “unwelcome,” adding that his speech before the Israeli parliament a day earlier “proves the USA …

Hamas: Truce on ‘Basis of Mutual Calm’

After two days that saw the worst exchange of fire between Israel and Hamas since the 2014 war, a fragile truce prevailed Friday in Gaza, with no rocket attacks or airstrikes since an apparent ceasefire went into effect at midnight.

Israel said it targeted a Hamas facility in the Gaza Strip

IDF Levels a Hamas Headquarters After Terror Rockets Hit Israel

The Israeli Air Force on Thursday evening destroyed a building in the northern Gaza Strip, which reportedly served as a headquarters for the Hamas terrorist group, hours after a rocket fired from the Palestinian enclave struck just outside the southern city of Beersheba.

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IDF Instructs Summer Camps, Schools to Close Due to Rocket Fire

TEL AVIV – Following a barrage of more than 180 rockets, the IDF issued directives to residents of southern Israel on Wednesday night and Thursday morning, instructing them to close down summer camps and stay near bomb shelters. 

Sheikh Hassan Yousef (C), a prominent leader of the Hamas Islamic movement, holds the party's flag and talks on a phone following his release on January 19, 2014 after spending 28 months in Israel's Ofer prison, near the West Bank city of Ramallah. Yousef, who is also a member of …

Hamas Still Pushing Truce Talks Despite Launching Terror Rocket Campaign

Hamas said Wednesday it was treating Egypt’s efforts to broker an Israeli-Palestinian ceasefire “with an open mind,” as a delegation from the terror group reportedly left the Gaza Strip through the Rafah Border Crossing for meetings with Egyptian officials in Cairo.

Israeli soldiers evacuate their wounded comrades at an army deployment area along the Israeli border with the Gaza Strip on July 28, 2014. The Israeli army said five of its soldiers have been killed in and around the wartorn Gaza Strip. AFP PHOTO / JACK GUEZ (Photo credit should read …

IDF Responds After Dozens of Gaza Terror Rockets Fired at Israel

Israel’s air force bombed 12 Hamas positions across the Gaza Strip Wednesday night, the military said, as dozens of rockets and mortar shells were fired at southern Israeli communities from the Palestinian enclave, including one barrage that slammed into the city of Sderot, injuring several Israelis.

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Israel Eliminates Three Terrorists After Gaza Snipers Open Fire at IDF

Three Palestinian terrorists in Gaza were killed and another critically wounded on Wednesday evening in a retaliatory IDF attack along the border after a sniper opened fire on Israeli soldiers in a latest round of violence that has gripped the region in recent months.