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Secretary of State John F. Kerry strongly criticized Palestinian leaders on Sunday for rejecting a cease-fire plan, but he also appeared — in comments captured by a live microphone — to express exasperation with the high cost in civilian lives as Israel [...]
IDF strike in Gaza kills leader of Popular Resistance Committees
Israel Air Force launched a strike on Palestinian targets in Gaza on Friday, killing the leader of the Popular Resistance Committees, the organization that captured former IDF soldier Gilad Shalit.
The IDF Spokesman said in a statement that that the atta [...]
Egypt has begun the construction of a massive iron wall along its border with the Gaza Strip, in a bid to shut down smuggling tunnels into the territory. The wall will be nine to 10 kilometers long, and will go 20 to 30 meters into the ground, Egyptian sour [...]
Anti-Aircraft Weapons Looted From Libya On The Way To Gaza
Israel is increasingly concerned that sophisticated anti-aircraft weapons looted from Libya on the way to Islamic militants in the Gaza Strip, an Israeli official.
“We have information that weapons are smuggled to Libya to Gaza,” an Israeli official [...]
The witnesses said that the Israeli warplanes circled over southern Gaza before rocketing the border area and destroying several tunnels.
Israel imposed a tight Gaza blockade more than two years ago, when the Palestinian coastal territory w [...]