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  • Palestinians accuse Israel of violating Gaza truce

    August 15, 2014 | 1:02 pm

    The Palestinian Interior Ministry in Gaza accused Israel on Friday of a cross-border shooting in violation of a truce that has largely held since getting off to a shaky start on Thursday.

    An Israeli military spokeswoman said: "We have no knowledge of such an incident."


  • Explosions, gunfire heard around Kabul International Airport

    June 9, 2013 | 7:19 pm

    Insurgents launched a pre-dawn attack on Afghanistan's main international airport in the capital, Kabul, on Monday, police said, with explosions and gunfire heard coming from an area that also houses major foreign military bases.

    There were no immediate reports of casualties and...

  • Soldier, Palestinian die in Gaza border shootout

    June 1, 2012 | 10:16 am

    A Palestinian gunman and an Israeli soldier were killed in a shootout on the Gaza Strip-Israel border.

    The Israeli army said the gunman breached the fence at about 5 a.m. on Friday.

    A border patrol detected the breach and confronted the gunman.

    He opened fire and killed a...

  • 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...

  • Israeli, Lebanese troops exchange fire [VIDEO]

    August 1, 2011 | 8:30 am

    Israeli and Lebanese troops exchanged fire on Israel’s northern border; no Israeli soldiers were injured.

    The gunfight is the first skirmish on the Israel-Lebanon border since May when Nakba Day protesters attempted to breach Israel’s border. Ten protesters died and more than 100...