Two Palestinian militants were killed by an Israeli airstrike in Gaza early Monday morning, Palestinian medical sources said. The strikes came in response to rocket fire from Gaza into Israel, the Israeli military said.
At least 10 people are dead in Gaza and southern Israel, in a wave of back-and-forth attacks between the Israeli military and Palestinian militants, according to medical and military officials.
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Thursday that Israel's military will continue to hit Palestinians suspected of attacking Israel, amid escalating violence in the region since a deadly terror attack on Israelis a week ago.
Violence between Israeli forces and teams of militants in Gaza continued for a fourth day. CNN's Kevin Flower reports.
In a move that could portend an increase in violence between Israelis and Palestinians, the Hamas military wing announced it was ending a de facto two-year truce with Israel early Saturday.
Israeli forces struck targets in Rafah and Khan Yunis in Gaza on Friday, killing 12 people and injuring at least seven, Palestinian sources said.
At least four rockets slammed into Israel Wednesday, injuring one man and prompting retaliatory Israeli airstrikes that wounded two Palestinian militants, one critically, sources said.
Israeli settlers damaged cars and tried to burn down a house in Palestinian villages in the West Bank Monday night and Tuesday, police told CNN. The actions followed removal of three illegal shacks in a Jewish settlement.
A 25-year-old militant riding a motorcycle was killed Tuesday afternoon by an Israeli airstrike in Khan Yunis in the Palestinian territory of Gaza, Palestinian security sources said.
The militant group Hamas has asked other militant factions to stop firing rockets into Israel in order to give the people of Gaza "a time of quiet," a spokesman for the group said Monday.
Israeli fighter jets attacked two targets in the Gaza Strip early Saturday in retaliation for a spate of militant rockets launched into Israel this week, an Israel Defense Forces spokeswoman said.
Four Hamas militants were injured Tuesday in an Israeli airstrike, Palestinian medical officials said.
An Israeli airstrike on Gaza killed three Palestinian militants Monday night, Palestinian medical officials said.
CNN's Ben Wedeman reports on the issues that diplomats will attempt to deal with at the Middle East peace talks.
Israeli troops are pulling out but as CNN's Nic Robertson reports, aid supplies are not going in fast enough.
Israeli troops have completed their withdrawal from Gaza after a three-week military campaign against Hamas militants, the Israel Defense Forces said Wednesday.
CNN's Ben Wedeman reports on the destruction wrought in Gaza by Israeli airstrikes.
Palestinian militants declared Sunday that they would stop attacks on Israel for a week, a statement that came hours after Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert announced a unilateral cease-fire in the country's assault on Hamas in Gaza.
Israel's air and ground offensive in Gaza continued early Thursday, killing three people and wounding another outside the home of Hamas leader Mahmoud al-Zahar, according to Palestinian medical sources.
Scenes from a hospital in Gaza.
The Israeli military surrounded densely populated Gaza City late Monday as the death toll mounts in Gaza.
CNN's Rick Sanchez interviews a Palestinian man and an American woman about the conflict between Hamas militants and Israel.
The Israeli air force bombed the homes Thursday of two top Hamas military figures, killing at least one of them.
Israeli security forces shot and killed a Palestinian militant near the West Bank town of Jenin, Palestinian and Israeli authorities said.
Israel carried out a series of airstrikes against armed Palestinians in northern Gaza late Saturday and early Sunday, according to an Israel Defense Forces spokeswoman. Hamas sources said five of its fighters were killed in the raids.
Israeli troops Thursday killed a Palestinian militant trying to cross into Israel from Gaza and wounded another, according to Palestinian security sources.
Israeli airstrikes and ground battles with Palestinian militants on Wednesday left 21 dead, most of them Palestinians, according to Palestinian security sources.
Israeli forces launched air strikes and a ground raid in the Gaza Strip Friday, trading fire with gunmen in clashes that killed seven Palestinians
Palestinian militants who infiltrated Israel from Gaza killed two Israeli civilians and wounded several others Wednesday, Israeli police and ambulance services told CNN.
Israeli soldiers returned to southern Gaza on Tuesday hours after U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice appeared in the West Bank calling for Israelis and Palestinians promptly to resume peace talks.
Israel's defense minister Thursday told his country "to ready for escalation" as it continued to pummel Gaza with airstrikes in response to rocket attacks from militants in the Palestinian territory.
Despite an Egyptian official's pledge to keep the border with Gaza open as long as there is a humanitarian crisis, Egyptian forces Friday started clamping down on the free flow of Palestinians.
The U.S.-led push for an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal by year's end has hit turbulence as U.S. President George W. Bush winds down his eight-day Mideast trip.
The Israeli military Thursday cracked down on Hamas and Islamic Jihad targets in Gaza in response to what Israel called an escalation in rocket attacks.
Four Palestinian fighters were killed Thursday in clashes with Israeli soldiers, Palestinian medical sources said.
Israeli forces made forays into northern and southern Gaza Tuesday morning in operations targeting Palestinian militants, killing up to six, according to Palestinian sources and the Israel Defense Forces.
The Israeli security Cabinet declared Hamas-controlled Gaza a "hostile entity" Wednesday in response to continued Palestinian rocket attacks.
An Israeli air strike east of Gaza City early Wednesday killed a militant, Palestinian security and medical sources and the Israel Defense Forces said.
Israel has agreed to remove 178 Palestinian militants from its watch list after the armed fugitives signed a pledge renouncing attacks against Israel and accepted the principles of the group's new West Bank-based interim government.
Israeli forces killed eight militants during clashes in central Gaza on Thursday, Palestinian medical sources said.
Israeli army incursions into the Gaza Strip killed at least 11 Palestinians on Wednesday, including eight gunmen and a 12-year-old boy, in the bloodiest fighting Gaza has seen since Hamas took control there two weeks ago
A member of the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad was killed and three others wounded in an Israeli airstrike in Gaza late Sunday, Palestinian security sources said.
Israeli aircraft launched airstrikes in Gaza City early Sunday, one day after Palestinian gunmen crossed the Gaza border, believed to be the first such incident in a year.
Israel's government said Wednesday that a cease-fire with Palestinian militants is not on the table, and its military will continue to target militants in Gaza.
An Israeli airstrike killed two members of Hamas' military wing early Wednesday, Palestinian security sources said, as Israel kept up pressure on Palestinian militants in the West Bank and Gaza.
Hours after a Qassam rocket shot into Israel from Gaza killed an Israeli civilian, Israel's prime minister on Sunday warned "all those involved in firing Qassams will be hit. No one is immune."
Israel unleashed a new round of airstrikes on Gaza and arrested a second Hamas member of the Palestinian unity government in the West Bank on Saturday, Israel Defense Forces told CNN.
Three people were wounded Thursday in an Israeli airstrike near a Hamas training facility one block from the residence of Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniya, a Palestinian security source told CNN.
Six people were wounded Wednesday night in Israeli airstrikes in Gaza, the Palestinian Ramattan news agency said.
Israel's response to rockets launched from Gaza into its cities has been "measured" so far but could grow harsher if the attacks continue, Israel's ambassador to the United States said Friday.
Israeli airstrikes -- targeting Hamas in retaliation for dozens of Qassam rockets fired from Gaza into Israel in the past four days -- killed at least six Palestinians on Thursday, Palestinian security sources said.
Hamas and Fatah began observing a cease-fire early Monday, officials from both sides said.
Israeli forces killed three members of the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad during a raid in the West Bank town of Jenin Wednesday morning, Israeli and Palestinian sources said.
In the third consecutive day of violence between Hamas and Fatah, security sources said gunmen tried to kill the bodyguard of a top aide to Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas, and a top Hamas figure was kidnapped in front of a video news crew.
Tens of thousands of Hamas supporters took to the streets Friday, the day after their leader -- Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniya -- survived an alleged assassination attempt.
Gunfire broke out and a border crossing was closed after Israel blocked Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniya from crossing into Gaza from Egypt on Thursday.
A Hamas political leader warned Saturday of a new uprising if no progress is made to establish a Palestinian state based on borders before the 1967 war with Israel.
Israeli sniper fire accidentally killed a 12-year-old Palestinian girl in Beit Hanoun on Saturday, Israel Defense Forces said.
Israeli forces killed three Palestinians during an airstrike in Gaza on Thursday and shot at an armed militant during operations in the Gaza city of Rafah, Israel Defense Forces said.
A Hamas militant was targeted and killed in an Israeli airstrike east of Gaza City Sunday morning while Israeli ground forces patrolled the area for tunnels and planted bombs, Israel Defense Forces and Palestinian sources said.
Israeli strikes shook Beirut at daybreak and nightfall on Monday, while Lebanon proposed changes to a draft U.N. resolution aimed at halting the Israel-Hezbollah conflict that left some 800 people dead.
Powerful explosions shattered the early morning peace in Beirut on Thursday -- airstrikes which announced a resumption of attacks on Hezbollah strongholds in the city's southern suburbs.
The Israeli military on Wednesday suffered its largest loss of life in its 15-day offensive against Hezbollah guerillas as nine Israeli soldiers were killed while fighting in southern Lebanese towns.
Hezbollah rockets destroyed homes and lives in northern Israel on Tuesday, and Israeli forces bombarded Lebanese villages as violence between the two groups entered a third week.
Israeli special forces Thursday directly engaged with Hezbollah fighters inside southern Lebanon in what the Israeli military says is an effort to wipe out the remaining capabilities of the Islamic militia.
New explosions shook Beirut early Thursday, hours after Israeli warplanes dropped 23 tons of bombs on a bunker where Hezbollah leaders were holed up, according to the Israel Defense Forces.
Israeli aircraft blasted the Palestinian Authority's Foreign Ministry offices in Gaza early Monday for the second time in less than a week, Palestinian sources and the Israeli military said.
An Israeli airstrike hit the Palestinian Foreign Ministry headquarters in Gaza City early Thursday, wounding at least 10 people and destroying the fourth and fifth floors of the building, Palestinian security sources and witnesses said.
Israeli warplanes early Friday bombed southern Beirut, home to the offices of Hezbollah and the group's leader, as the Israeli-Lebanese violence that has killed dozens of Lebanese civilians and 10 Israelis entered its third day.
An Israeli airstrike killed at least seven Palestinians and wounded 15 others as Israeli troops moved into new areas of central Gaza early Wednesday, Palestinian sources said.
As Israeli airstrikes continued Monday in Gaza, a Hamas political leader said the Palestinian people won't accept the release of an Israeli soldier until the Jewish state agrees to free Palestinian prisoners.
New Israeli airstrikes hit Gaza on Sunday, Palestinian sources said, killing one Palestinian and wounding more than a dozen others as Israel continued its push to free a kidnapped soldier.
Israeli military forces occupied a swath of northern Gaza early Thursday after moving troops across the border in a move apparently aimed at denying the militants a launching area for Qassam rockets.
A body found near Ramallah appears to be that of an 18-year-old West Bank settler abducted by Palestinian militants last weekend, Israeli security sources said Thursday.
Israel has asked its international partners to put pressure on the Palestinian government in an effort to secure the release of an Israeli soldier, abducted Sunday morning after a brazen raid by Palestinian militants who tunneled into Israel.
Four Palestinians were killed and nine others were injured Tuesday morning when Israel launched a raid into northern Gaza, Palestinian security forces said. At least two others were killed in the West Bank.
Israel will revoke Jerusalem residency rights for Hamas lawmakers in response to a Tel Aviv suicide bombing that killed nine people, an Israeli government spokesman said Tuesday.
Hamas told its followers to take to the streets of Gaza City on Thursday after the Israeli military reportedly killed six people during military strikes in the West Bank. Thousands of Palestinians peacefully heeded the call.
An Israeli airstrike Sunday killed an Islamic Jihad field commander and a man in charge of making rockets for the organization, Islamic Jihad sources said.
Palestinian militants fired two rockets on Israeli targets Friday, one of them striking the home of a family of four and injuring them, according to the Israeli military.
Israeli warplanes launched an attack on a Palestinian militant group's training camp near Beirut early Wednesday after rockets fired from Lebanon hit an Israeli town, the Israeli military said.
An Israeli airstrike in northern Gaza killed three members of the Palestinian militant group al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, including a senior militant, according to Israeli security sources.
Israeli and Palestinian leaders neared an agreement on Gaza border crossings Monday, officials said, prompting U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to extend her visit to the region.
An Israeli missile hit a car Tuesday in the Jabalya refugee camp in northern Gaza, killing two Palestinians, Palestinian security sources said.
Israeli aircraft fired a rocket Friday targeting a car carrying Islamic Jihad militants, killing one person and wounding another, Palestinian sources said.
Palestinian gunmen killed three Israelis and wounded five others in two separate shootings Sunday in the West Bank, Israeli medical services and security sources said.
Israel launched air strikes in central Gaza and Gaza City early Wednesday in retaliation for dozens of recent Qassam rocket attacks by Palestinian militants on Israeli citizens, the Israeli military said.
Israeli aircraft fired missiles into Gaza Monday morning, following a weekend of attacks against suspected militant installations.
The militant group Hamas announced Sunday it will stop attacks against Israelis from Gaza, after three days of violence that threatened fragile efforts toward peace between Israel and Palestinians.
Four Palestinian militants were killed when missiles struck the two vehicles in which they were riding east of Gaza City on Saturday, Palestinian security officials said.
Jewish settlers remaining in Gaza rioted early Monday as the Israeli military began a historic withdrawal from the territory, Israeli police said.
Israeli soldiers and tanks were poised Sunday along the border with Gaza, preparing to make good on a threat to carry out a large-scale offensive if rocket and mortar attacks by Palestinian militants are not halted.
The Israeli air force unleashed airstrikes on three Hamas weapons labs late Friday, just hours after launching strikes that Palestinian sources said killed seven militants.
Jewish settlers -- upset over arrests at an illegal Gaza outpost -- got into a stone-throwing melee with Palestinians Wednesday that wounded three people.
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has called on Israeli and Palestinian leaders to tackle key differences over Israel's planned withdrawal of troops and settlers from Gaza.
Palestinian militant groups Hamas and Islamic Jihad reiterated their promise Saturday to halt attacks against Israel, but stopped short of joining an oral cease-fire pact reached four days ago between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.
Israeli forces will withdraw from four West Bank cities this week and hand over security control to the Palestinian Authority, Palestinian officials said Sunday.
Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Ahmed Qorei has banned the carrying of unlicensed weapons into areas controlled by Palestinian security, Cabinet member Saeb Erakat said Thursday.
Israel has told Palestinian officials it is stopping targeted killings of senior members of Palestinian militant groups, Israeli sources said Wednesday.
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