Israeli military carries out airstrikes in Gaza Strip

Israeli forces on Thursday killed nine Palestinians — including at least seven militants and a 61-year-old woman — in the deadliest single incident in the occupied West Bank in two decades, Palestinian officials said. Two rockets were fired from Gaza early Friday and Israel responded with airstrikes on the territory, further escalating tensions.

Over 20 Killed In Gaza Refugee Camp Fire

Israel offered help after at least 21 people – including 10 children – were killed by a fire in a building in a densely populated refugee camp in the Gaza Strip, officials said.

Egypt to take over development of Gaza’s off-shore gas field

There are plans in the making for Egypt to take over the development of Gaza’s offshore natural gas field, a move that would stimulate the weak Palestinian economy, i24 News reports. The Gaza Marine field is believed to hold over 1 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, well over what is needed to supply Palestinian territories, and could therefore be a potentially lucrative source of export.

Israel to allow natural gas extraction off Gaza

Israel has responded to Egyptian efforts to allow the Palestinian Authority to produce natural gas off the coast of Gaza, the Al-Monitor website reported on Sunday, a report confirmed by a PL executive committee member.

Arabs say Al Aqsa Mosque in “danger” from red heifers, Palestinians call for uprising

As Palestinians in Gaza called for violence against Jewish Israelis, Arab media announced that the recent arrival of five red heifers in Israel represents a “danger” to the Al Aqsa Mosque on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, Israel365 reports. The five cows were brought to Israel by the US-based religious group Boneh Israel for the purpose of reinstating a Torah commandment associated with the Red Heifer.

IDF says ready for ‘week of fighting’ amid rocket barrages from Gaza

The Israel Defense Forces said Saturday it was prepared for a “week of fighting” against the Palestinian Islamic Jihad terror group in the Gaza Strip, as over 200 rockets were launched at Israel from the coastal enclave, with the central city of Modiin targeted as well as southern cities and towns.

Islamic Jihad fires dozens of rockets at Israel as IDF hits its assets across Gaza

Terrorists from Palestinian Islamic Jihad fired relentless barrages of rockets at Israeli communities in southern and central Israel Friday night, sending thousands rushing to shelters. The volleys came hours after the Israel Defense Forces launched strikes in the Strip in response to what Israeli leaders said was an ongoing “concrete” threat to target Israeli civilians and soldiers in Gaza-border areas.

Gantz approves draft of over 25,000 reservists after IDF strikes in Gaza

The IDF launched Operation Breaking Dawn against Palestinian Islamic Jihad in the Gaza Strip on Friday evening, striking multiple targets belonging to the group and killed close to a dozen terrorist operatives including the head of the group in the northern part of the enclave. By late Friday night, over 100 rockets had been fired into Israel from the Gaza Strip.

World Vision employee found guilty of diverting funds to Hamas

A southern Israeli court on Wednesday convicted an employee of the World Vision Christian charity on charges of diverting millions of dollars in donor funding to the Hamas terrorist organization which controls the Gaza Strip, CBN News reports.

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