This is the fourth civilian death in Israel since the conflict resumed in July.
The Palestinian militant group said the senior leaders were hit while in a house in Rafah.
“But I always thought that’s what opinion columns are for.”
Ceasefire negotiations between Israeli and Palestinian officials in Cairo have collapsed after a temporary truce was broken.
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A lawyer for one of the men tells BuzzFeed his client was “tortured” during interrogation.
India’s NDTV released a rare video of what they describe as Hamas militants assembling and firing a rocket from a densely populated area.
At least 32 underground tunnels have been destroyed and all Israeli troops have withdrawn from Gaza, Israeli Defense Forces said as a cease-fire began.
As Israel’s offensive in Gaza ends its 28th day, cease-fire efforts have intensified.
“It’s not particularly relevant whether a particular leader in Hamas ordered this abduction,” Obama says.
A ceasefire scheduled for Friday collapsed less than two hours after it went into effect. Update: A soldier Israel said was abducted as the ceasefire fell apart actually died in battle, the military said early Sunday.
Hamas has released its first video showing militants using a tunnel to enter Israel and attack a military position. Israeli officials confirmed five soldiers were killed in the raid.
Hamas reportedly rejects call for cease-fire following a barrage of strikes on Tuesday. “We need to be prepared for a protracted campaign in Gaza,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns.
The 18 members of the Al-Najar family had been trapped in their home since Thursday, Reuters reports.
Thirteen Israeli soldiers have been killed, including two with dual U.S.-Israeli citizenship, according to the IDF.
Israeli tanks fired onto Gaza’s eastern corridor, while navy boats fired onto the western shores.
As Israel continues its air strikes on Gaza, and Hamas fires rockets into Israel, here’s how it affects ordinary people. Sheera Frenkel reports from Israel, and Abeer Ayyoub from Gaza.
“The moment one of them pops his head above ground, or makes a mistake, he will be targeted.”
“[W]e don’t know all the facts about this yet, so I don’t want to speculate about next steps.”
“They are arresting anybody who ever looked at Hamas or spoke about Hamas,” said one woman whose sons were among 200 people arrested over the past few days.
U.S. officials and members of Hamas have been meeting in Jordan, Egypt, and Qatar, sources say.
The Israeli military said Sunday it discovered a concrete-lined tunnel dug from the Gaza Strip into Israel, and charged militants planned to use it to attack or kidnap Israelis. Israel has again frozen the transfer of all construction materials to the Palestinian territory.
“I know the difference between a reporter and a terrorist propagandist,” May says.
Pictured on the signs: the Iranian Fajr 5 rockets Palestinian militants apparently used to target Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.
Israeli accounts challenged the Times columnist’s criticism of Israel for strikes that killed two men he described as journalists.
“We are fully supportive of Israel’s right to defend itself,” the president says in Thailand.
As drama unfolds between Israel and Hamas — both in real life and over their Twitter accounts — young soldiers Instagram photos of themselves at ease.
The campaign Twitter account for the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, tweeted, then quickly deleted a statement thanking President Obama for his support. “Wouldn’t give it any significance,” a spokesman responds.
Whether this week represents a lasting escalation of tensions in Gaza remains to be seen. But at least one side will leave this week with a much bigger platform.