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Gaza-Israel border falls quiet as ceasefire takes hold

Gaza-Israel border falls quiet as ceasefire takes hold

A surge in deadly violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel petered out overnight with Palestinian officials reporting that Egypt had mediated a ceasefire on Monday ending the most serious spate of cross-border clashes for months.

Death toll mounts in Israel-Gaza fighting

Death toll mounts in Israel-Gaza fighting

Rockets and missiles from Gaza killed four civilians in Israel while Israeli strikes killed 14 Palestinians, most of them militants, in surging cross-border fighting on Sunday ...

Qatar strongly condemns Israeli bombing of Gaza Strip

Qatar strongly condemns Israeli bombing of Gaza Strip

The State of Qatar expressed its strong denunciation and condemnation of Israeli shelling of Gaza Strip in which a number of Palestinians were martyred ...

Jordan warns of consequences of Israeli 'escalation' against Gaza

Jordan warns of consequences of Israeli 'escalation' against Gaza

Jordan, home to a large Palestinian population, has warned of consequences of what it termed Israeli "escalation" against the Gaza Strip and called for halting Israeli airstrikes on the populous enclave.

Gaza-Israel violence flares into second day

Gaza-Israel violence flares into second day

Gaza militants fired more than 200 rockets into Israeli towns and villages through Saturday, while Israel hit back with tank shelling and air strikes that Palestinian officials said killed a baby, her mother and a gunman.

Four killed in clashes with Israeli soldiers in eastern Gaza: Medics

Four killed in clashes with Israeli soldiers in eastern Gaza: Medics

Four Palestinians were killed and 51 injured during clashes on Friday with Israeli army forces in the eastern Gaza Strip, medics and security sources said.

Palestinian economy in 'crisis' over Israel standoff: World Bank

Palestinian economy in 'crisis' over Israel standoff: World Bank

The World Bank warned Wednesday of a deepening economic crisis in the occupied West Bank if the Palestinian Authority and Israel do not resolve a dispute over tax transfers.

Israel razes home of killed Palestinian

Israel razes home of killed Palestinian

Israeli forces destroyed the home on Wednesday of a Palestinian who was killed during his attempted arrest on suspicion of carrying out a December shooting.

Three injured in Israeli airstrike in Hama

Three injured in Israeli airstrike in Hama

An Israeli airstrike on a military base in Syria's Hama province early Saturday injured three people, Syrian state media reported.

Palestinian teen killed by Israeli fire in border clashes: Gaza ministry

Palestinian teen killed by Israeli fire in border clashes: Gaza ministry

A Palestinian teen was shot dead by the Israeli army Friday during renewed clashes on the Gaza border, the health ministry in the Palestinian enclave said.

Advisory Council rejects US decision on Golan Heights

Advisory Council rejects US decision on Golan Heights

The Advisory Council yesterday held its regular weekly session under the chairmanship of HE the Speaker Ahmed bin Abdulla bin Zaid al-Mahmoud.

No halt to Gaza flare-up despite 'ceasefire'

No halt to Gaza flare-up despite 'ceasefire'

Israel kept up air strikes on Gaza into Tuesday and Palestinian militants launched new rockets despite a reported ceasefire deal, raising fears of a return to open conflict in the enclave.