Middle East Israeli—Palestinian conflict Hamas. By afternoon, cellphones were buzzing with alerts of incoming rockets a few times an hour, and Colonel Conricus said local residents had been told not to stray more than a second run from the nearest bomb shelter. Israel responded with airstrikes on 35 targets in Gaza after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel held Hamas responsible for the mortar attacks. A number of them were intercepted by air defence systems. A Hamas boat carrying people needing medical attention attempted to run the Israeli naval blockade of Gaza and head to Cyprus. An official from Islamic Jihad told CNN that Egyptian intelligence had asked the militant group to return to the ceasefire agreement, adding, "We Islamic Jihad are committed to it as long as Israel is. The protests were intended to highlight Palestinian demands to return to homes and villages they lost during the creation of the state of Israel seven decades ago, and were given a boost by the opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem on May
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Palestinian protesters have been using flaming objects attached to kites to set fire to agricultural land just over the Gaza border. Israeli—Palestinian conflict 28 May Israeli fighter jets struck a Hamas military compound in response. Emergency landing may have been caused by passenger smoking pot. Third suspect in burning death of year-old Palestinian makes last-minute plea; Mohammed Abu Khdeir's death set off events that led to Gaza war. There were no injuries on the Israeli side. Manar al-Shenbari lost both her legs when Israel attacked her family.
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By Tuesday afternoon, the airstrikes totaled 25, in all […]. But it was stopped and the boat was towed to the Israeli port city of Ashdod without any harm to the 17 people aboard, Israel said. One mortar shell fired Tuesday morning struck in the yard of a kindergarten in an Israeli border community shortly before preschoolers were to arrive. Read more about Israeli court convicts boy who was mocked on video as he lay injured. Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, many Palestinian communities in several parts of the occupied West Bank, violently searched homes and abducted fourteen Palestinians, including a legislator. The news comes less than 12 hours after Palestinians in the Gaza Strip opened fire with a machine gun at the southern Israeli town of Sderot. Israeli Minister of Energy:
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the barrages, which came after Islamic Jihad vowed to take revenge for the killing of three of its members on Sunday by Israeli tank shelling. Israeli—Palestinian conflict 27 May Palestinians' struggle to survive In the midst of the economic struggle to survive, Palestinians in Gaza are dealing with a mental health crisis as new traumas compound old ones. You've read 5 of 5 free stories. This scheme in addition to defending the freedom of the press, offers readers a quick, fair and free method of dealing with complaints that they may have in relation to articles that appear on our pages. News images provided by Press Association and Photocall Ireland unless otherwise stated. Violence has soared along the Gaza frontier in recent weeks, during which Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire at mass demonstrations calling for Palestinians' right to return to ancestral lands now in Israel.