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Terror organizations threaten flare-up - days after Gaza ceasefire

Islamic Jihad calls for 'national uprising' following terrorist elimination, Hamas blames Palestinian Authority for cooperating with Israel.

Terror organizations threaten flare-up - days after ceasefire

Israel’s eight-minute ceasefire

Negotiating with jihadists doesn’t work. Op-ed.

Israel’s eight-minute ceasefire

Islamic Jihad planned to fire antitank missile at civilian bus

Prior to Gaza op, senior Islamic Jihad officials were preparing to fire an antitank missile at a civilian bus carrying dozens of Israelis.

Islamic Jihad planned to fire antitank missile at civilian bus

US Ambassador to the UN: Islamic Jihad is a terrorist organization, we support Israel

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield condemns Islamic Jihad: We fully support Israel’s right to defend its people against terrorist threats.

'Islamic Jihad is a terrorist organization, we support Israel'

Why did the Islamic Jihad agree to a ceasefire so quickly?

With the Israeli hits becoming more painful and on target, Iran had no chance but to swallow its pride. Op-ed.

Why did the Islamic Jihad agree to a ceasefire so quickly?

The strategic blindness of Israel’s caretaker government

“Operation Breaking Dawn” was a tactical success but a strategic failure that legitimized Hamas.Op-ed.

The strategic blindness of Israel’s caretaker government

Erdan: Not condemning the Islamic Jihad will only motivate them

Israel's UN ambassador urges the UN Security Council to fully condemn the Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorist group.

Erdan: Not condemning the Islamic Jihad will only motivate themplayer

Diplomatic sources: Hamas didn't involve itself, but didn't prevent the rockets

'Israel did not agree to release a single prisoner discussed, Egypt asked for a dialogue on the issue, and we'll allow that,' sources say.

Hamas didn't involve itself, but didn't prevent the rockets

Did Israel pay for the ceasefire? 'We rejected the demands'

Following ceasefire with Islamic Jihad, Public Security Min. responds to claims that Israel agreed to release top Islamic Jihad terrorist.

Did Israel pay for the ceasefire? 'We rejected the demands'

Operation Breaking Dawn – Background and Main Operational Achievements

Everything you should know about Israel's operation against islamic Jihad in Gaza - why it happened, who was involved, what occurred.Report

Breaking Dawn  Background and Main Operational Achievementsplayer

Conference of Presidents condemns rocket attacks on Israel

Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations condemns Islamic Jihad rocket attacks: We stand in solidarity with Israel.

Conference of Presidents condemns rocket attacks on Israel

Operation Breaking Dawn: 'I see children running around - cancel the strike'

IDF delayed strike against Islamic Jihad leader several times due to the presence of children in the area.

'I see children running around - cancel the strike'player

Islamic Jihad claims: Egypt promised to free leader arrested by Israel

In ceasefire announcement published on Telegram, Egypt undertakes to help free Islamic Jihad leader.

Egypt promised to free leader arrested by Israel

End of Breaking Dawn? Ceasefire between Israel and Islamic Jihad goes into effect

National Public Diplomacy Directorate confirms that a ceasefire will take effect at 11:30 p.m.

Ceasefire between Israel and Islamic Jihad goes into effect

IDF: This is what the failed launches of the Islamic Jihad in Gaza look like

Watch: IDF Spokesperson's Unit publishes three-dimensional illustration of the failed launches of the Islamic Jihad in Gaza.

This is what the Islamic Jihad's failed launches look likeplayer

Who's behind the terror group fighting Israel from Gaza?

There are a number of groups even more radical than Hamas within the Gaza Strip. Are we now up against one of these?

Who's behind the terror group fighting Israel from Gaza?player

Israel, Islamic Jihad agree to Egyptian-brokered ceasefire

Fighting between Gaza terrorists and Israel set to end Sunday night, according to report.

Israel, Islamic Jihad agree to Egyptian-brokered ceasefire

Breaking Dawn Analysis: Iran is losing ground in the Middle East

Islamic Jihad is directly controlled by Iran.  It is an Iranian faction and its members are called “Palestine’s Shiites” by rivals. Op=ed.

Breaking Dawn Analysis: Iran is losing ground in the Middle East

Report: Islamic Jihad refuses humanitarian cease-fire

Israeli govt. wants to prevent humanitarian situation in Gaza from deteriorating to ensure Hamas does not enter the fighting.

Report: Islamic Jihad refuses humanitarian cease-fire

Joint List MK deletes tweet blaming Israel for children's deaths

MK Ahmad Tibi erased a tweet claiming the IDF has killed Gazan children with an airstrike on Saturday night.

Joint List MK deletes tweet blaming Israel for children's deaths

Watch: The failed rocket launch which killed kids in Jabalia

IDF releases video showing Islamic Jihad rocket launch failing, rocket falling in Gaza.

Watch: The failed rocket launch which killed kids in Jabaliaplayer

Rockets fired towards Jerusalem

IDF spokesperson says Jerusalem has air defenses in place as Islamic Jihad targets capital for 1st time in current conflict.

Rockets fired towards Jerusalem

IDF releases video of killing of Islamic Jihad leader Khaled Mansour

Khaled Mansour had launched numerous terrorist attacks against Israel over the years.

IDF releases video of killing of Islamic Jihad leaderplayer

Counter-terror operations in Yesha continue as rockets fly from Gaza

20 Islamic Jihad suspects arrested in Judea and Samaria overnight. Rioters throw stones, explosives at IDF forces.

Counter-terror operations in Yesha continue as rockets fly

IDF: Terror tunnel destroyed

Gaza terrorists have launched 580 rockets and mortars at Israel, IDF strikes 140 Islamic Jihad targets.

IDF: Terror tunnel destroyedplayer

Islamic Jihad confirms: Top leader Khaled Mansour eliminated in Israeli strike

Mansour was involved in dozens of incidents of rocket fire, mortar bombs and anti-tank missiles.

Top leader Khaled Mansour eliminated in Israeli strike

Islamic Jihad spokesman: Israel attacked Gaza because of the elections

Speaking to Israeli Arab Radio, Islamic Jihad spokesman accuses Israel of responsibility for the escalation.

'Israel attacked Gaza because of the elections'

Top IDF official: 'We eliminated all Islamic Jihad leaders in Gaza'

Gaza war expected to continue for another few days, IDF official says. 'We will not stop until the PIJ stops threatening us.'

'We eliminated all Islamic Jihad leaders in Gaza'

US and UK: We fully support Israel's right to defend itself

The United States and the United Kingdom publish official statements supporting Israel in its war against the Islamic Jihad organization

We fully support Israel's right to defend itself

IDF commander: If Islamic Jihad holds its fire, this war will be behind us

'Operation has one clear goal: to end the threat from Islamic Jihad. Hamas is not part of the issue,' Gaza Division Commander Aloni says.

If Islamic Jihad holds its fire, this war will be behind us

Islamic Jihad military commander eliminated

IDF reports elimination of top Islamic Jihad commander in southern Gaza.

Islamic Jihad military commander eliminated

Watch: Elimination of senior Islamic Jihad terrorist

IDF publishes footage from the Friday elimination of Islamic Jihad's Northern Region commander, Tayseer al-Jabari.

Watch: Elimination of senior Islamic Jihad terroristplayer

IDF general to Gazans: The responsibility lies in the hands of Hamas

Head COGAT publishes video message to the people of Gaza about the current escalation.

'The responsibility lies in the hands of Hamas'player

Iran blasts Israel: Zionist attacks on Gaza are a crime and a provocative adventure

Iran warns Israel it "will bear the responsibility" after it launches counterterrorism Operation Breaking Dawn in the Gaza Strip.

'Zionist attacks on Gaza are a crime'

Following rocket barrage: IDF attacks Islamic Jihad targets in Gaza

IDF strikes site for production of materials used in rockets, a weapons production site, a rocket launcher and a military post used.

IDF attacks Islamic Jihad targets in Gazaplayer

UN Mideast envoy: Deeply concerned by escalation between Palestinian militants and Israel

UN Middle East envoy expresses concern following elimination of top Islamic Jihad terrorist. Erdan fires back.

'Deeply concerned by ongoing escalation'

Operation Breaking Dawn: IDF destroys Islamic Jihad rocket launch site

IDF Spokesperson’s Unit announces that an extensive recruitment of reservists has begun as Operation Breaking Dawn continues.

IDF destroys Islamic Jihad rocket launch siteplayer

IDF: Fighter jets targeted Tayseer Jabari, senior Palestinian Islamic Jihad Officer

The IDF and ISA target the Palestinian Islamic Jihad Terrorist Organization’s Northern Gaza Division Commanding Officer.

Fighter jets targeted Tayseer Jabari, PIJ Commanding Officerplayer

Defense Min. to Gaza terror groups: 'Your time is up'

Defense Min. Gantz warns Hamas, Islamic Jihad: 'Those who hold the Gazan people hostage will have to take responsibility for the suffering.'

Defense Min. to Gaza terror groups: 'Your time is up'

PM Lapid holds security assessment on Gaza tensions

PM Yair Lapid holds security assessment near Gaza, with additional consultations to be held as necessary over the weekend.

PM Lapid holds security assessment on Gaza tensions