Israel Says it Has Completed Gaza Strikes After Rocket Fire

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israel said early Friday it has completed a series of airstrikes on targets linked to the Islamic Jihad militant group in Gaza after overnight rocket fire that rattled a day-old truce. The Palestinian territory’s Hamas rulers, who ke...
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Israel Kills Islamic Jihad Leader, Setting off Fierce Clash

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israel launched airstrikes Tuesday against two senior Islamic Jihad commanders, killing one in Gaza but missing another in Syria in a sharp escalation of Israel's regional conflict with Iran, which backs the Palestinian militant group. ...
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Israel’s Main Parties Begin Talks on Coalition Government

JERUSALEM — Israel's two largest parties met Tuesday to discuss the possibility of forming a unity government, in a long-shot effort to break the political deadlock following last week's national elections. The meeting between party representatives come...