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  • U.S. considers air strikes, action with Iran to halt Iraq rebels

    June 16, 2014 | 9:25 am

    The United States said it could launch air strikes and act jointly with its arch-enemy Iran to support the Iraqi government, after a rampage by Sunni Islamist insurgents across Iraq that has scrambled alliances in the Middle East.

    Militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the...

  • Israel violated ‘laws of war’ in Gaza, says Human Rights Watch

    February 14, 2013 | 3:49 am

    Human Rights Watch said Israeli air strikes during the most recent Gaza Strip conflict "violated the laws of war."

    Field investigations, which the group said were not comprehensive, found 14 instances in which Israeli unmanned drones or fixed wing aircraft hit areas "with no...

  • Israel, Gaza fighting rages on as Egypt seeks truce

    November 17, 2012 | 9:29 pm

    Israel bombed militant targets in Gaza for a fifth straight day on Sunday, launching aerial and naval attacks as its military prepared for a possible ground invasion, though Egypt saw "some indications" of a truce ahead.

    Forty-seven Palestinians, about half of them civilians,...

  • IAF strikes two Gaza targets as escalation in south continues

    June 20, 2012 | 1:30 pm

    The Israeli Air Force on Wednesday evening struck two targets in the northern Gaza Strip, in response to earlier rocket fire.

    The two targets were terrorist bases, according to an IDF statement.

    Earlier on Wednesday, a rocket fired from Gaza directly hit a home in the Sdot Negev Regional Council, one of around 55 rockets and mortars fired into Israel since the morning. Several people suffered from shock.

    The Iron Dome anti-rocket system intercepted a rocket fired at Netivot on Wednesday.

    Read more at Haaretz.com.

  • Israel, Gaza militants agree to halt fire

    August 26, 2011 | 8:25 am

    Israel and Islamic Jihad militants agreed to halt fire on Friday after days of deadly cross border violence, a Palestinian official said.

    Eight Palestinians, including a local commander of the Islamic Jihad in Gaza, were killed since a truce was called on Monday, raising to 26 the...

  • Rockets pound Israel as air force strikes back in Gaza

    August 19, 2011 | 2:32 pm

    A day after terrorist attacks killed 8 Israelis and wounded more than 20, Israeli airstrikes continued to pound targets in Gaza as rockets fell on Israel.

    Sixteen rockets were reported fired at Israel from the Gaza Strip on Friday. One person was seriously injured after a Grad...