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Hamas Leader ‘Shot Self in Head’ Says Spokesperson

Al-Alami is known as the long-time Hamas envoy to the Iranian government and has close ties to Hezbollah's Hassan Nasrallah.
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Report: Defense Minister to Substitute Rockets for Warplanes in Cross Border Attacks

The target that was bombed in the middle of the night near Damascus could have also been destroyed by a missile launched quietly, without taking the risks and the complications of an air strike.

State Dept Denies Freezing Aid to UNRWA

"Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu supports a gradual cut to UNRWA," said a senior Israeli official.

PA Agrees to Renew Gaza’s Electric Service, But So Far Blackout Persists

"The decision is bound to improve living and health conditions in Gaza as power supply returns to normal," WAFA declared, but had enough sense not to pin the human crisis caused by the PA on "the Occupation."

Israeli Fighter Planes Attacked Central Terrorist Infrastructure in Gaza Overnight

Gadi Yarkoni, head of the Eshkol Regional Council, asked the political echelon to respond in a manner that "will restore deterrence but won't lead to an unnecessary escalation."

It Is Unclear Whether Fourth Gaza Rocket Hit Israel

It is not clear why Red Alert incoming rocket alert sirens are not being activated by the day’s attacks on the region.

Hamas Ally Group in Gaza Issues Death Threat to IDF Commander (video)

The group threatened in the video to target IDF Southern Command chief Eyal Zamir, warning that he and other IDF officers are within range of its snipers.

Palestinian Authority Asks Israel to Increase Power Supply to Gaza After Rocket Attacks

The request came on a day in which Gaza terrorists launched three separate mortar and rocket attacks on Jewish communities in southern Israel.

Third Gaza Attack in 1 Day Strikes Southern Israel

The rocket landed in an open area on the Israel side of the southern border, in the Eshkol Regional Council district.

Rocket Lands in Western Negev, No Injuries

At least one rocket landed in an open area near a kibbutz.

Gaza-Directed Hamas Terror Cell Arrested in Judea & Samaria

"The Hamas command in Gaza has been increasingly motivated of late to advance attacks via Hamas members in Judea and Samaria."

IDF Retaliates Against Hamas in Gaza, Warns ‘Iran is Playing with Gazans’ Lives’

"The severe shooting on Friday proved once again that Iran ... is playing with the lives of Gaza residents and is likely to lead the Gaza Strip to escalation after years of security calm."

Update: IDF Retaliates After Gaza Rocket Hits Kibbutz Sha’ar HaNegev

One building was damaged by a rocket. Attack happened during a birthday ceremony for IDF soldier Oron Shaul, z'l, whose remains are still held by Hamas.

Arabs Blame Gaza Strip Decline in Holiday Sales on Trump

Despite attempts by local vendors to decorate their shop fronts to attract customers, the holiday season this year has not met expectations.

IDF Says No Basis for Claims That IDF Shot Crippled Gaza Activist

General Mordechai called on the Red Cross to cooperate so the truth could come to light.

Defense Minister at Gaza Border: Zero Tolerance for Rocket ‘Drizzle’

"[Trump's] statement is important," Liberman said. "These things seem to have a price which is worth paying."

Security Cabinet to Tell High Court: Reconsider Your Ruling On Returning Terrorist Bodies

The security cabinet did not accept the High Court's rulings and is demanding an expanded court be convened to reconsider their decision.

IDF Retaliates with Fury for Rocket Attacks on Southern Israel [Video]

Explosions from Gaza rattled the windows as far away as Ashdod. Listen to the embedded video.

Late-night Red Alert Siren Again Awakens Southern Israel

A barrage of alarms blared through the middle of the night, waking families up out of a sound sleep in southern Israel.

‘We Are Not Prepared for This State of Emergency to Become Routine’

"We say in clear language that we are strong, and determined, and we support the security forces."

Hanukkah Miracle When Gaza Rocket Struck House in Southern Israel

Had it not been for the bomb shelter built into their home, they might not have survived to tell the tale.

Red Alert Triggers in Ashkelon Coastal Region

The Red Alert triggered in the Ashkelon Coastal district.

Rocket Shot at Israel Hits Home of Hamas Terrorist

"The terrorists in Gaza confirm unequivocally what we repeat: they destroy the future of the Gazans with their own hands."

Gaza Border Kibbutz to Admit Orthodox Members

The kibbutz, which on the eve of Passover, 2008, suffered the worst bombardment by mortar shells since the Israeli disengagement from Gaza (they insisted on celebrating the seder at the kibbutz dining hall), is expecting that "turning into a mixed kibbutz will facilitate growth and development."

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