World news Why protesters put their lives on the line by approaching Gaza fence. However, it has been periodically reduced to three nautical miles in response to rocket fire from Gaza. More than Palestinians and an Israeli soldier have been killed in the border protests. A Palestinian man throws leaflets dropped by the Israeli military during a protest against the US embassy move to Jerusalem and ahead of the 70th anniversary of Nakba, at the Israel-Gaza border, east of Gaza City. The main protagonists are Israel and its army, and the myriad armed factions within Gaza, that answer to a central operations room that is ostensibly led by the militant arm of Hamas — called the Qassem Brigades.
Gaza conflict: Rocket barrage and Israeli strikes intensify
Recalling that thousands of Palestinians participated recently in the weekly demonstrations at the Gaza perimeter fence, the Special Coordinator said that over the following 48 hours, rockets fired from Gaza killed four Israeli civilians. Noting that the exchanges of fire resulted in civilian casualties on both sides, he welcomed mediation efforts by the United Nations and Egypt and urged all sides to exercise restraint. Any surplus could be ploughed into development. Why are Israel and the Palestinians fighting over Gaza? Spotlighting the desperate situation of those living in Gaza, he said successive armed confrontations, the blockade and the restrictions on movement have exacerbated their extreme hardship.
Israel-Gaza Conflict Continues to Escalate After Missiles, Retaliatory Strikes
Gaza's health ministry says 51 Palestinians were also injured in both incidents. This effort must proceed as rapidly as possible, even if it only means fielding an interim solution for early deploying units. Israeli Cabinet ministers issued a statement Sunday after meeting for nearly five hours, saying the "ultimate consideration is the security of the state and its residents. Between November 11 and 13, , more than rockets and a number of mortar rounds were fired into Israel from Gaza, wounding dozens of civilians and damaging property. The military said it struck rocket launchers, tunnel shafts, "terror squads and operatives," and weapons-making factories belonging to Hamas, the Islamic militant group that controls Gaza, and the Iranian-funded group Palestinian Islamic Jihad. Alex Johnson is a senior writer for NBC News covering general news, with an emphasis on explanatory journalism, data analysis, technology and religion.
Often described as a significant threat to Israeli security, most of these rockets are small, homemade projectiles that normally kill no one and only rarely cause damage. Other countries, particularly America, have worked hard to settle the fighting between the Arabs and Israelis but so far nothing has worked. So you've got 2 million people living in Gaza. This brief summarizes a report focusing on a five-year period of this conflict — from the end of Operation Cast Lead in to the end of Operation Protective Edge in The Israeli military said Sunday it had responded to more than rockets fired from Gaza with more than airstrikes against the besieged Palestinian enclave. The Magen David Adom rescue service said it was treating seven people, including two women who were moderately wounded. Indeed, it is virtually always Israel that kills first after a lull lasting more than a week.