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Gaza terrorists launch cross-border mortar strike

IDF force operating near security fence gets targeted by mortar shell, responds with tank fire, in second cross-border attack in 2 days.Ari Yashar, 5/4/2016, 9:45 AM

Terrorists fire on IDF soldiers near Gaza

Shots fired at Nahal Oz hours after Netanyahu makes impromptu visit.Tova Dvorin, 5/3/2016, 6:11 PM

Gaza sewage threatens Israeli beaches

Environmental groups warn Gaza water pollution could shut down Israeli beaches, spread disease.David Rosenberg, 5/3/2016, 2:38 PM

UN official: Hamas doesn't use cement for terror

UN Assistant Secretary-General says 'no proof' Hamas uses construction material for 'military purposes.'Matt Wanderman, 5/3/2016, 1:45 PM

Effort to smuggle weapons into Gaza foiled

Customs authorities, Shin Bet find four tons of chemical used in building rockets hidden in shipment of salt to Gaza.Uzi Baruch, 5/3/2016, 11:21 AM

Ya'alon reopens Gaza crossing closed for 8 years

Defense Minister announces reopening of Erez crossing to goods, but says it 'won't happen tomorrow or the day after.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2016, 8:33 PM

Hamas terrorist charged for mortar attack

24-year-old Madhat Abu-Sneimeh took part in scores of attacks against soldiers along Gaza border, owned a smuggling tunnel.Shlomo Piotrokovky, 5/1/2016, 4:02 PM

Gazan freerunner hurts himself, Israel treats him

Gazan suffers major fall while showing off his parkour, Abbas orders to do 'whatever needed' - meaning Israeli aid.Ari Yashar, 5/1/2016, 3:50 PM

Rocket siren in southern Israel was false alarm

Siren had been heard in Gaza Belt communities; was caused by a malfunction.Ari Soffer, 4/28/2016, 2:12 PM

Gaza children head to Israel for vacation

Humanitarian organizations bring 23 Gaza children to Israeli national park for a day trip during the Passover holiday.Shimon Cohen and Ido Ben Porat, 4/28/2016, 8:28 AM

Gaza redeploys forces along the border with Egypt

Gaza’s Interior Ministry and National Security redeploy forces along Egypt border in a plan to increase control over the border area.Ben Ariel, 4/22/2016, 5:14 AM

'We're living on top of a powder keg'

Gaza-area residents accuse coalition government of doing too little to rein in Hamas terror threat.Benny Toker, 4/20/2016, 7:31 PM

Israel ends transfer of building materials to Gaza

Senior Israeli official claims complete shutdown of transfers of building materials to Gaza put in place, after discovery of terror tunnel.Nitzan Keidar, 4/18/2016, 6:32 PM

Netanyahu: 'World breakthrough' in tunnel locating

Prime Minister lauds IDF uncovering a Hamas terror tunnel in Israeli territory, indicates a technological revelation is behind it.Kobi Finkler, 4/18/2016, 5:09 PM

Bennett warns: Hamas planning surprise attack

Bennett says discovery of new terror tunnel from Gaza underlines Hamas efforts to stage multi-pronged attack; warns gov't being complacent.Ari Soffer, 4/18/2016, 11:22 AM

IDF uncovers terror tunnel from Gaza into Israel

For the first time since 2014's Operation Protective Edge, Israeli army discovers major Hamas terror tunnel stretching into Israel.Kobi Finkler, 4/18/2016, 10:28 AM

Gaza Belt farmers continue work despite threats

'I've been here for 40 years, and I plan to work another 40,' farmers say, after reports surface of heavy machinery digging in Gaza.Tova Dvorin, 4/18/2016, 9:33 AM

Liberman blasts 'defeatist and weak' government

Yisrael Beytenu chairman blasts government's policy with regard to Gaza, accuses Netanyahu of secret talks with Hamas.Elad Benari, 4/17/2016, 6:07 AM

Uri Ariel: We need a seaport in Gaza

Agriculture Minister makes surprising bid for Palestinian humanitarian rights on Tel Aviv radio station.Tova Dvorin, 4/15/2016, 11:52 AM

'Disconnect from Gaza completely'

MK and ex-Gaza Belt regional head rejects claims Hamas is 'deterred,' slams govt. for 'not leading' and proposes his own solution.Hezki Baruch, 4/15/2016, 8:36 AM

Hamas deploys additional forces along Egypt border

Hamas beefs up presence on the Gaza border in an apparent effort to ease Cairo's concerns about security.Ben Ariel, 4/15/2016, 5:11 AM

Report: IDF operating along Gaza border

Arab media outlets report IDF forces, including army bulldozers, operating inside Gaza Strip. IDF official warns of Hamas' growing strength.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2016, 9:25 PM

Rocket warning sirens sounded in Gaza Belt

Sirens warn of rockets from Gaza, as Arab media reports IDF bulldozers are operating near security fence. IDF: No strikes detected yet.Ari Yashar, 4/14/2016, 5:57 PM

20,000 Hamas terrorists in Gaza

Senior officer reveals IDF has learned lessons of last war, while Hamas is 'deterred' and dealing with serious internal disputes.Kobi Finkler, 4/14/2016, 5:37 PM

Israeli defense official rules out war with Hamas

Amos Gilad of the Defense Ministry believes Hamas won't start a war in the near future.Uzi Baruch, 4/14/2016, 3:14 AM

PA PM: Gaza reconstruction faces lack of funds

Palestinian Authority’s prime minister Rami Hamdallah warns funding for Gaza reconstruction is drying up.Ben Ariel, 4/14/2016, 2:13 AM

Gaza power plant runs out of fuel, shuts down

Hamas says Palestinian Authority's removal of tax exemptions on fuel caused Gaza's only power plant to shut down.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2016, 6:19 PM

Clinton responds to Sanders: Hamas provokes Israel

Democratic presidential frontrunner replies to opponent who called Israel’s response against Hamas “disproportionate.”Ben Ariel, 4/11/2016, 3:13 AM

Hamas threatens 'naval commando attacks'

Same day Israel announces it will loosen shipping limitations, Hamas leader says its naval commandos will be a gamechanger in next war.Dalit Halevy, 4/10/2016, 10:49 PM

Palestinian media: 5 dead in Gaza tunnel collapse

Arab press reports cave-in on southern border with Sinai, marking 11th collapse in recent weeks and raising death toll to 20.Ari Yashar, 4/10/2016, 10:08 PM

IDF force comes under fire near Gaza

Soldiers conducting routine activities adjacent to security fence get shot at by terrorists, fortunately none are wounded.Ari Yashar, 4/10/2016, 6:16 PM

Sanders: Comments on Gaza deaths were 'distorted'

Democratic presidential candidate's campaign denies he claimed Israel killed 10,000 Gazans during the 2014 war.Ben Ariel, 4/8/2016, 6:16 AM

ADL calls out Sanders over Palestinian death toll

Anti-Defamation League calls on Bernie Sanders to correct statement that Israel killed over 10,000 innocent people in Gaza.JTA, 4/7/2016, 2:57 AM

Battle to preserve ancient church in Gaza

Church or cathedral dating back to 11th century includes priceless artifacts - but Hamas Islamic ministry wants to bulldoze it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2016, 11:09 PM

Sanders: Israel killed '10,000 innocents' in Gaza

Grossly inflating casualty figures, Jewish Democratic presidential candidate condemns Israel's defensive actions in Gaza.Ari Soffer, 4/5/2016, 10:35 PM

Parents of soldiers missing in Gaza wait in agony

Oron Shaul and Hadar Goldin were declared dead by the IDF, but with Hamas still holding their bodies their families live with daily agony.Ben Sales, 4/5/2016, 10:12 PM

Ya'alon: IDF force has deterred Hamas in Gaza

Defense Minister says Hamas 'hasn't fired a bullet' since Operation Protective edge, explains deterrence key to Israel's security.Rafael Levy, 4/5/2016, 7:36 PM

Hamas denies cement theft, threatens 'explosion'

Deputy Economy Ministry director in Gaza denies stealing cement for tunnels, but threatens attacks if shipments are not resumed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2016, 1:55 PM

Israel stops giving Gaza cement over Hamas thefts

COGAT finds that Hamas minister diverts private humanitarian cement transfers to built more tunnels. Public sector will still get cement.Shimon Cohen, 4/5/2016, 8:08 AM

Israel stops cement imports to Gaza terrorists

UN envoy makes rare criticism of Gazans diverting dual purpose cement for terrorism, without specifying the terror aspect.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/4/2016, 10:48 PM

Israel loosens shipping limits on Gaza

Israel decides to let Gazan boats sail up to 9 nautical miles off coast, despite concerns of weapons smuggling.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2016, 10:46 AM

Hamas on 'Land Day': Saturate the ground in blood

In ceremony marking 40th annual 'Land Day' protesting Israeli law enforcement, Hamas demonstrates while Arab citizens strike.Dalit Halevi, 3/30/2016, 2:52 PM

Hamas holds massive war drills

Terror group says drills aren't 'announcement of war,' but state of emergency declared in Gaza towns near border, loud explosions heard.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2016, 11:00 PM

Hamas blasts Israel for cancelling Gazans' permits

Hamas angered by Israel cancelling permits for Gazans to visit the Al-Aqsa Mosque, calls for international intervention.Ben Ariel, 3/20/2016, 5:01 AM

Islamic Jihad threatens IDF with 'advanced weapon'

New film shows terrorists aiming advanced rocket launcher at IDF vehicle, warning ceasefire will end over Israeli 'breaches.'Ari Yashar, 3/16/2016, 10:09 AM

Gaza rocket hits Shaar Hanegev region

Rocket from Gaza explodes in an open area in the Shaar Hanegev region, causing no physical injuries or damages.Elad Benari, 3/15/2016, 12:12 AM

Egypt seeks to 'break the ice' with Hamas

Delegation from Hamas visits Cairo amid accusations from Egypt that Hamas helped in assassination of top prosecutor.Ben Ariel, 3/14/2016, 5:44 AM

Gaza policewomen trained 'in spirit of Jihad'

MEMRI translates Hamas TV report showing policewomen in Gaza undergoing weapons training and conducting military drills.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2016, 5:15 AM

Second Gazan confirmed dead in tunnel collapse

Hamas authorities retrieve second body Sunday, after Egyptian flooding collapses smuggling tunnel leaving 7 trapped.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2016, 2:09 PM

Body found after latest Gaza tunnel collapse

Hamas says body of Gazan found after collapse of yet another underground tunnel.Ben Ariel, 3/13/2016, 5:31 AM

Ya'alon warns Hamas: We will hit even harder

After first casualties in Gaza since October, Defense Minister Ya'alon warns Hamas against further attacks on Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2016, 10:53 PM

Hamas vows retaliation for Israeli Gaza airstrikes

After IAF responds to Gaza rocket fire with airstrikes on Hamas compound, Islamist terror group warns of 'escalation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2016, 6:56 PM

IDF strikes Gaza following Hamas rocket fire

Hamas claims two killed as Israeli planes bomb four training camps in Gaza Strip.David Rosenberg, 3/12/2016, 6:50 PM

Rockets from Gaza hit Sderot

Three to four rockets from Gaza hit open regions in the city of Sderot. No injuries or damages.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/11/2016, 11:00 PM

Revealed: How Hamas exploits Gaza to harm Israel

From 'free' homes with strings attached to taxes for police calls - Hamas' tricks for fleecing Gaza, fooling world about 'Israeli blockade.'Ari Yashar, 3/11/2016, 1:26 PM

Israel rescues sick lion from Gaza

Gaza officials ask Israel to transfer ailing lion out to Palestinian zoo in Samaria, as terror enclave suffers under Hamas rule.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2016, 7:11 PM

Gazan rescued from another terror tunnel collapse

After 12 die in series of collapses since January, further collapse leaves 8 smugglers buried alive; Hamas blames Egypt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2016, 1:49 PM