Israel re-opens Gaza crossings as truce with Palestinians holds –

Israel re-opens Gaza crossings as truce with Palestinians holds - Times of India

GAZA/JERUSALEM: Israel reopened border crossings into Gaza on Monday following an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with the militant Islamic Jihad group that ended the most serious outbreak of fighting around the volatile Palestinian enclave in more than a year. At least 44 people, including 15 children, were killed in 56 hours of violence that began when Israeli … Read more

Israel, Palestinians agree truce from Sunday evening: Sources –

Israel, Palestinians agree truce from Sunday evening: Sources - Times of India

GAZA/JERUSALEM: Israel and Palestinian militants have agreed to observe a truce in Gaza from Sunday evening as proposed by Cairo, sources said, after a weekend-long pounding of Palestinian targets by Israel drove militants to target its cities with longer-range rockets. An Egyptian security source said Israel had agreed to the truce offer, while a Palestinian … Read more

Israeli airstrike kills 2nd top Islamic Jihad commander –

Israeli airstrike kills 2nd top Islamic Jihad commander - Times of India

GAZA CITY (GAZA STRIP): An Israeli airstrike killed a senior commander in the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad, the fighters said on Sunday, their second leader to be slain amid an escalating cross-border conflict. The killing late Saturday of Khaled Mansour, who led the Iran-backed Islamic Jihad‘s operations in the southern Gaza Strip, came a … Read more

Israeli airstrike kills 2nd top Islamic Jihad commander –

Israeli airstrike kills 2nd top Islamic Jihad commander - Times of India

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip: An Israeli airstrike killed a senior commander in the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad, the fighters said Sunday, their second leader to be slain amid an escalating cross-border conflict. The killing late Saturday of Khaled Mansour, who led the Iran-backed Islamic Jihad’s operations in the southern Gaza Strip, came a day … Read more