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Cease-fire between Palestinians, Israel takes effect in Gaza

Aug. 07, 2022 20:45 PM EDT

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants took effect late Sunday in a bid to end nearly three days of violence that killed dozens of Palestinians and disrupted the lives of hundreds of thousands of Israelis. The flare-up was the worst...

Scheduled cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants takes effect in bid to end nearly 3 days of violence

Aug. 07, 2022 16:38 PM EDT
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Scheduled cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants takes effect in bid to end nearly 3 days of violence.

EXPLAINER: What is driving the current Israel-Gaza violence

Aug. 07, 2022 05:31 AM EDT

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip were exchanging fire Saturday in the worst bout of cross-border violence since an 11-day war between Israel and Hamas last year. Israeli airstrikes have killed 11 people, including a senior commander from...

Israel, militants trade fire as Gaza death toll climbs to 24

Aug. 06, 2022 17:57 PM EDT

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli airstrikes flattened homes in Gaza on Saturday and Palestinian rocket barrages into southern Israel persisted for a second day, raising fears of another major escalation in the Mideast conflict. Gaza’s health ministry said 24 people had been killed so far in...

Israel's army says a rocket, misfired by Palestinian militants, killed civilians, including children, in northern Gaza

Aug. 06, 2022 15:59 PM EDT
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel's army says a rocket, misfired by Palestinian militants, killed civilians, including children, in northern Gaza.

Juventus vs. Atlético Madrid canceled amid unrest in Israel

Aug. 06, 2022 09:52 AM EDT

TEL AVIV (AP) — A friendly between Juventus and Atlético Madrid scheduled to be played in Tel Aviv has been canceled after an outbreak of fighting between Israeli forces and Palestinians, the two clubs said Saturday. The game was due to be held at the Bloomfield Stadium on Sunday...

Israeli strikes on Gaza kill 10, including senior militant

Aug. 05, 2022 17:20 PM EDT

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel unleashed a wave of airstrikes Friday on Gaza, killing at least 10 people, including a senior militant, according to Palestinian officials. Israel said it targeted the Islamic Jihad militant group in response to an “imminent threat” following the recent...

Israeli caretaker Premier Lapid says Israel has 'zero tolerance' for attacks from Gaza, 'no interest' in broader battle

Aug. 05, 2022 14:08 PM EDT
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli caretaker Premier Lapid says Israel has 'zero tolerance' for attacks from Gaza, 'no interest' in broader battle.

Israeli TV shows at least two rockets intercepted after being fired from Gaza; air raid sirens sound in central Israel

Aug. 05, 2022 14:05 PM EDT
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israeli TV shows at least two rockets intercepted after being fired from Gaza; air raid sirens sound in central Israel.

Palestinian Health Ministry: Death toll from Israeli strikes on Gaza rises to 7, with 40 wounded

Aug. 05, 2022 10:43 AM EDT
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian Health Ministry: Death toll from Israeli strikes on Gaza rises to 7, with 40 wounded.