Islamic Jihad agrees Gaza truce with Israel

Islamic Jihad militants on Sunday agreed terms of an Egyptian-brokered truce with Israel, intended to end three days of intense conflict that has left at least 43 Palestinians dead. The deal, expected to come into effect at 11:30 pm (2030 GMT) on Sunday, raises hopes of an imminent cessation of the worst fighting in Gaza … Read more

Israel warns aerial onslaught against Gaza militants may last a week

Images show a new rocket fired at Israel from Gaza. The Palestinian militant group of Islamic Jihad retaliated with a barrage of rocket fire following deadly Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip, in the territory’s worst escalation of violence since a war last year. IMAGES Israel’s military warned Saturday deadly air strikes against Palestinian … Read more

Israeli airstrikes kill 10 in Gaza including senior militant commander

Israel unleashed a wave of airstrikes in Gaza on Friday, killing at least 10 people, including a senior militant, and wounding dozens, according to Palestinian officials.  Israel said it was targeting the Islamic Jihad militant group in response to an “imminent threat” following the arrest of another senior militant in the occupied West Bank earlier … Read more