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  • Shell strikes crowded Gaza market

    July 30, 2014 | 3:29 pm

    At least 17 people were killed when a mortar shell struck a crowded Gaza market.

    The shell struck a market in the Shejaiya neighborhood of Gaza City on Wednesday afternoon during a unilateral humanitarian pause in fighting called by Israel.

    The Israel Defense Forces had said in calling the pause that it would continue to operate in certain areas, including the Shejaiya neighborhood, according to reports.

  • At least 15 Gazans dead in shelling on U.N. school sheltering civilians

    July 30, 2014 | 9:10 am

    At least 15 Palestinians were killed in shelling on a United Nations school in the Jabaliya refugee camp, which is serving as a shelter for Gazans displaced from their homes in the current conflict.

    The shelling occurred early on Wednesday morning on the school in Gaza City,...

  • Israel knocks out Gaza power plant, digs in for long fight

    July 29, 2014 | 9:51 am

    Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant, flattened the home of its Islamist Hamas political leader and pounded dozens of other high-profile targets in the enclave on Tuesday, with no end in sight to more than three weeks of conflict.

    Health officials said at least 79...

  • Jewish mother and daughter killed in Ukraine shelling

    By tessc

    July 21, 2014 | 11:39 am

    A Jewish mother and daughter were killed in a shelling in the embattled eastern Ukraine city of Lugansk.

    The victims of Friday’s explosion were identified on the website of the Lugansk Jewish community as Svetlana and Anna Sitnikov.

    Svetlana Sitnikov, 57, and her daughter Anna...

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  • 10 Palestinians injured in clashes with IDF

    June 27, 2014 | 8:48 am

    Israeli troops injured ten Palestinians in raids carried out in the West Bank and in shelling on targets near Gaza, Palestinian sources said.

    The West Bank casualties were wounded on Friday morning in clashes between Palestinians and Israel Defense Forces soldiers in the Balata...

  • Assad threatens to retaliate against Israel as shells land on Golan

    March 3, 2013 | 8:02 am

    Syrian President Bashar Assad said that his country would retaliate against Israel for a January air strike on a weapons facility near Damascus, a day after mortar shells fired from Syria landed in northern Israel.

    The mortar shells fired from Syria landed Saturday on the Golan...

  • Israel army closes probe into deadly 2009 shelling

    May 1, 2012 | 2:48 pm

    Israel’s military on Tuesday closed an investigation into a 2009 shelling of a house in Gaza that killed 21 members of a Palestinian family, saying it did not constitute a war crime and that the civilians had not been targeted purposefully.

    The incident occurred during a three-week...

  • Yemen’s President Is ‘Lightly’ Injured In Shelling of Palace

    June 3, 2011 | 9:04 am

    Yemen’s embattled leader, Ali Abdullah Saleh, was lightly injured Friday in an attack by opposition figures on the presidential palace, his spokesman said.

    The spokesman, Abdel al-Jandi, said that Mr. Saleh was in a mosque located within the palace compound when it was shaken by...

  • Is there a way to stop rockets and avoid a Gaza fight?

    By Uri Dromi

    January 3, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    Sderot is a city in the south of Israel, very close to the Gaza Strip. In the year 2007, it has been hit by 1,000 Qassam rockets and 1,200 mortar shells launched by the Palestinians.

    Life in Sderot has become hell, but Israel finds it very difficult to defend it, because the people...

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