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Gaza Militants Pound Southern Israel With Rockets

AP | Posted 03.12.2014 | World

JERUSALEM, March 12 (Reuters) - A heavy rocket barrage from the Gaza Strip struck southern Israel on Wednesday, police said, a day after Israeli for...

4 Rockets Fired Over Northern Israel

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 10.22.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Militants in Lebanon fired four rockets into Israel on Thursday, setting off air raid sirens and startling a nation already on edge ...

Israel Hits Gaza With Airstrikes In Response To Rockets

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 04.29.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel responded to rockets fired from the Gaza Strip with airstrikes on sites used by Islamic militant group Hamas, which rules the Pale...

Rockets Hit Israeli Resort Town

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 06.17.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Militants in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula fired at least two rockets at Israel's southern resort town of Eilat early Wednesday, officials...

EU Leaders Call For Solution To Gaza Crisis

AP | SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 01.19.2013 | World

BRUSSELS -- The European Union's foreign policy chief is expressing concern about the mounting death toll in the Gaza conflict, saying the crisis can ...

Israel's Dilemma: Truce Or War?

Reuters | Cosima Ungaro | Posted 01.19.2013 | World

SDEROT, Israel, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Big armoured bulldozers with blades tall enough to plough through houses and carve a path for tanks and infantry ...

Israeli Strikes Target Hamas Rocket Arsenal

Reuters | Cosima Ungaro | Posted 01.19.2013 | World

JERUSALEM, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Israel's assault on Gaza's rocket arsenals is aimed at countering what it sees as a growing strategic threat posed by ...

A Closer Look At Israel's Iron Dome System

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.20.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- In four days of fighting against Gaza-based militants, Israel has used a missile-defense system called "Iron Dome" to intercept rockets f...

WHO: Gaza Hospitals Overwhelmed With Casualties

Reuters | Posted 01.17.2013 | World

GENEVA, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Gaza hospitals are overwhelmed with casualties from Israel's bombings and face critical shortages of drugs and medical su...

Death Toll Rises In Israel-Gaza Conflict

AP | IBRAHIM BARZAK and AMY TEIBEL | Posted 01.16.2013 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israel expanded its fierce air assault on rocket operations in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Saturday, striking security...

Israeli Army Closes Roads Roads Around Gaza

Reuters | Posted 01.16.2013 | World

JERUSALEM, Nov 16 (Reuters) - The Israeli army said on Friday it was closing to civilian traffic three roads that lead to, or border the Gaza Strip,...

Israel Masses Troops And Tanks Outside Gaza

Reuters | Dan Williams | Posted 01.16.2013 | World

JERUSALEM, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Israeli tanks and troops massed outside Gaza and the military said on Friday it was calling up 16,000 reservists, sign...

Tel Aviv Residents Fear Gaza Rocket Attack

AP | Posted 01.15.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- Palestinian militants barraged Israel with nearly 150 rockets on Thursday, killing three people as Israel pressed a punishing campaign of...

Rocket Hits Tel Aviv Suburb

AP | Posted 01.15.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- The Israeli army says a rocket has reached the southern outskirts of Tel Aviv, by far the farthest strike by Gaza militants in two days o...

Israel-Gaza Violence Spikes

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 08.23.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Gaza's militant Hamas rulers threatened to escalate fighting with Israel on Saturday after airstrikes killed several gunmen in the c...

Army: Rocket Hit Southern Israel Overnight

AP | TIA GOLDENBERG | Posted 08.16.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Two rockets crashed into open desert areas in southern Israel, the military said Saturday, causing no damage or injuries. It was no...

Truce In Gaza

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 05.13.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel halted its airstrikes against Gaza Strip militants early Tuesday and rocket fire from the Palestinian territory ebbed as a ce...

Rockets Hit Israel

AP | MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 02.08.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Palestinian militants fired at least 11 rockets into Israel on Friday after an airstrike against a Hamas target in Gaza that killed ...

Lebanese Rockets Hit Northern Israel

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 01.29.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Rockets fired from Lebanon struck northern Israel early Tuesday for the first time in more than two years, drawing a burst of Israel...

Gaza Rocket Attacks Shake Israel's Metropolitan Areas

Anav Silverman | Posted 01.02.2012 | World
Anav Silverman

On the same day that the Sheetrit family's home was struck by rocket shrapnel, an Ashkelon man, Moshe Ami, a father of four, was killed in a rocket attack on his way home.

Official: Israeli Government Authorizes 'All Necessary Steps' Against Gaza Rockets

Posted 01.01.2012 | World

By Ian Deitch -- The Associated Press JERUSALEM — Israel has authorized its military to take all necessary steps to stop rocket fire from Gaza, i...

Rockets Hit Southern Israel

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 10.22.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Palestinian militants in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip launched rockets and mortar shells into southern Israel Monday, despite an unoff...

Israel Warns Of Military Retaliation If Palestinian Rockets Continue

AP | Posted 05.28.2011 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel's prime minister is warning Gaza militants of a military retaliation if they resume firing rockets at southern Israeli communities...

Gaza Truce Recedes And Violence Surges

AP | MARK LAVIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's top security official warned Sunday that Gaza militants can hit more Israeli cities with longer-range rockets, on a day whe...