Latest Gaza News

The Latest: Rockets fired from Gaza into Israel

Mar. 30, 2019 6:48 PM EDT

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on protests at Gaza border with Israel (all times local): 1:45 a.m. The Israeli military says five rockets have been fired from the Gaza Strip and landed in open areas in the south of the country. No casualties were reported. No Palestinian group claimed...

Gaza officials say Palestinian man killed by Israeli troops

Mar. 30, 2019 3:46 AM EDT

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza health officials said Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian man near the perimeter fence with Israel early Saturday, hours before a planned mass rally that is to mark a year of weekly border protests. The fatal shooting was bound to raise tensions at a time when...

The Latest: Egypt mediators in Gaza for talks with Hamas

Mar. 27, 2019 2:06 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (all times local): 8:05 p.m. Palestinian border authorities say Egyptian mediators have arrived in the Gaza Strip for talks with the territory's Hamas rulers. The delegation of Egyptian officials crossed into Gaza on Wednesday, as an...

Israel bombs targets in Gaza as rocket fire resumes

Mar. 26, 2019 6:16 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli army on Tuesday bombed several targets in the Gaza Strip and bolstered its forces along the volatile frontier as a truce with the territory's Hamas rulers showed signs of unraveling. Palestinian militants responded with a new barrage of late-night rocket fire, setting the stage...

Israel, Gaza militants in 2nd day of cross-border fighting

Mar. 26, 2019 12:34 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli aircraft bombed targets across the Gaza Strip and Gaza militants fired rockets into Israel early Tuesday, the second day of cross-border fighting that erupted in the last stretch of a closely contested race for Israeli prime minister between the long-serving incumbent and an...

The Latest: Israel hits Gaza Strip targets after rocket fire

Mar. 25, 2019 10:52 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (all times local): 4:30 a.m. Tuesday Israeli forces were continuing early Tuesday to strike targets across the Gaza Strip, including the offices of Hamas' supreme leader, in response to a surprise rocket attack from the Palestinian territory....

Israeli airstrike flattens multi-story building in Gaza City, military says it was a secret Hamas headquarters

Mar. 25, 2019 1:15 PM EDT
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli airstrike flattens multi-story building in Gaza City, military says it was a secret Hamas headquarters.

Israel-Gaza fighting ebbs, Gaza rockets reportedly a misfire

Mar. 15, 2019 8:45 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Cross-border fighting between Israel and Gaza's ruling Hamas group appeared to be winding down Friday, amid reports of an Egyptian-brokered truce and Israeli media saying a misfire was believed to be responsible for the rare Gaza rocket attack on Tel Aviv that triggered the exchange. The...

The Latest: Israeli military accuses Hamas of firing rockets

Mar. 15, 2019 1:40 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Israel-Gaza (all times local): 2:50 a.m. The Israeli military has concluded that the militant Hamas group of Gaza fired two rockets toward the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv. In a statement early Friday, the army said "we can confirm" that Hamas carried out the rocket...

Israel strikes Gaza targets following Tel Aviv rocket attack

Mar. 14, 2019 9:32 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli warplanes attacked militant targets in the southern Gaza Strip early Friday in response to a rare rocket attack on the Israeli city of Tel Aviv, as the sides appeared to be hurtling toward a new round of violence. The rocket attack Thursday night caught the Israeli military off...