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Airstrikes Continue in Gaza after Three-Day Truce Fails to End War

Israeli airstrikes hit about 50 targets in the Gaza Strip on Saturday as militant rocket fire continued following the end of a three-day truce. Five Palestinians were killed in the strikes, including two men who were driving on a motorcycle in a refugee camp. The Israeli military said they were …

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Fear Of Tunnels, Not Rockets, Rattles Israeli Community

In the ongoing war with Hamas, Israel says it is looking for new technology to help detect and destroy tunnels used by Islamist militants.<p>Israel says 32 tunnels have been demolished so far in the conflict, but there are concerns others remain. In the town of Netiv Ha'asara, along the border with …

Gaza conflict: Palestinians threaten to leave Cairo truce talks

Hamas issues ultimatum to Israeli delegation – turn up for Sunday negotiations or they leave<p>Palestinians threaten to leave Cairo truce talks on Sunday.<p>Negotiators warned they would leave Cairo if an Israeli delegation did not show up for truce negotiations on Sunday, with one official setting a …

War of Words Between Israel and UN Continues

It’s been a bad few weeks for Israel at the United Nations, but then, it’s always a bad few weeks for Israel there.<p>Israel’s UN ambassador lost no …

Gaza conflict: Fresh fears for ceasefire talks in Cairo

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1099000/1099845_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524516773_40ef4122a6865da390c358e1769daaff<p><b>Egypt has urged Israel and Palestinian factions to accept a proposal for a fresh 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza beginning on Sunday evening.</b><p>However, there …

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Palestinians Threaten to Quit Israel-less Peace Talks

Palestianians are threatening to quit Egyptian-brokered peace negotiations unless Israel returns to the talks — a prospect that the Israelis say won’t happen unless violence subsides along the border with Gaza. Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said he saw "very slim" chances of success in efforts to …

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Gaza's wounded: Living reminder of ravages of war

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — When an Israeli airstrike hit the Gaza home for the handicapped where she was staying, Sally Saqr was left shattered. Her pelvis, both legs and an arm were broken, her skull fractured, much of her body burned. In the hospital, doctors couldn't put her limbs in casts …

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Israel, Palestinians launch new three-day truce | Reuters

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel and the Palestinians held their fire early on Monday at the start of a new 72-hour ceasefire proposed by Egypt that took effect at 2100 GMT.<p>There were no immediate reports of breaches of the ceasefire although Hamas claimed it fired rockets as far as the Tel Aviv …

Israeli group may go to Cairo for talks if truce with Hamas holds

Israel and Palestinian militants agreed to a new 72-hour cease-fire beginning at midnight Sunday, and an Israeli delegation was expected to travel to Cairo on Monday if it held in its first hours.<p>True to form, rocket fire aimed at Israel from the Gaza Strip continued nearly up to the deadline, with …