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  • Israelis near Gaza border concerned about stepped-up tunnel construction

    2 weeks ago

    Israelis living next to the Gaza border are reporting that they can literally feel the effect of Palestinians digging tunnels nearby.

    Gadi Yarkoni, the head of the Eshkol Regional Council, said Thursday that many residents of Moshav Pri Gan are complaining that they have heard...

  • Two Palestinians reported killed in riots near Gaza-Israel border

    January 15, 2016 | 9:50 am

    Israeli troops shot and killed two Palestinians during riots near the fence that separates the Gaza Strip from Israel, Palestinian officials said.

    The incident occurred Friday afternoon during clashes near al-Breij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip, medical sources told Maan...

  • Two Palestinians killed during Gaza border riot

    October 16, 2015 | 8:53 am

    Israeli troops shot and killed two Palestinian men during riots in the Gaza Strip near the border with Israel.

    The first fatality, identified in Palestinian media reports as Yihiah Farakhat, 20, was shot in the head in the north of the Gaza Strip near the Erz Crossing, the Maan...

  • Hamas commander killed; IDF soldier seriously injured in clash near Gaza border

    December 24, 2014 | 11:51 am

    Israeli forces shot dead a member of Hamas's armed wing after a firefight erupted along the border with the Gaza Strip on Wednesday and an Israeli soldier was wounded, Gaza hospital officials and the Israeli army said.

    The military said in a statement that a routine patrol on the...

  • On Gaza border, a mother hangs on

    By David Suissa

    August 7, 2014 | 12:34 pm

    Hila Fenlon, a 36-year-old farmer and mother of two, lives in Netiv Hasara, a small Israeli village of 400 residents that caresses the Gaza border. Hila is not religious, but she loves to use the word “miracle.”

    She used the word several times when I met her in her village last...

  • Israel kills infiltrators near Gaza border

    July 21, 2014 | 10:22 am

    Israeli troops killed 10 infiltrators who came through a tunnel from northern Gaza into southern Israel.

    The infiltrators emerged from the tunnel Monday morning between two kibbutzes near the Gaza border, the Israel Defense Forces reported. The IDF said its radar captured the...

  • Egyptian Islamists attack on Gaza border

    July 5, 2013 | 6:59 am

    Islamists attacked Egyptian military posts in the Sinai, killing at least one on the Gaza border.

    The attack on the police post at Rafah, a city on the Gaza-Egypt border with a Palestinian side and an Egyptian side, was one of several attacks Friday by Islamists on Egyptian...

  • Gunmen fire on Israeli troops at Gaza border

    November 3, 2011 | 9:02 am

    Palestinian gunmen fired on Israeli soldiers working on the border fence between Israel and Gaza.

    The soldiers were conducting what the Israeli military called routine work on the fence near Kibbutz Zikim and northern Gaza on Thursday. An Israel Defense Forces vehicle was damaged in...

  • Nation and World Briefs

    September 15, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Israel Exits Gaza Strip

    A blazing orange sun set over the Mediterranean as Israeli soldiers lowered the country's flag at the army's Gaza headquarters, signifying the end of an era in this sandy strip of land.

    Sunday's brief ceremony, attended by top military officials and the...