The Palestinian Islamic Jihad says an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with Israel has been agreed after air strikes killed at least 34 people in Gaza. The truce was in force from 5.30am local time (03:30 GMT), the group’s spokesman, Musab Al-Braim, told Reuters news agency, marking about 48 hours since Israel sparked[…]
Israeli targeting of two Islamic Jihad leaders, resulting in rocket attacks from Gaza and a military escalation with the Palestinians, take place as the country is in political turmoil with only a caretaker government in Tel Aviv. Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) have called up reserves and tanks have been spotted[…]
Palestinian fighters launched their heaviest barrages against Israel since the 2014 Gaza war on Tuesday and Israeli aircraft struck back, in a surge of fighting after weeks of border violence. Three Israeli soldiers were wounded by shrapnel, the military said, after dozens of mortar bombs and rockets were fired from[…]
Israeli tank fire at an Islamic Jihad observation post killed two Palestinians in the southern Gaza Strip on Sunday, the enclave’s health ministry and sources from the movement said. The ministry identified those killed as Hussein al-Amour, 25, and Abdul Haleem al-Naqa, 28. The incident happened east of the city[…]
A senior Islamic Jihad leader on Friday rejected Israeli claims that the group fired rockets from Syria into Israel’s Galilee region, as Israel’s military targeted the Syrian Golan Heights in response. During a conference held in front of the ICRC headquarters in Gaza on Friday in support of Muhammad Allan,[…]
Salafi groups in the Gaza Strip threatened on Monday to fire rockets at Israel in response to what they called “Hamas crimes and conspiracies” against Salafis living in the strip. The threat came in reaction to the arrest of militants suspected of targeting members of the armed wings of Hamas and[…]
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