Hamas claims covert IDF ground operation set off Gaza violence

Late last week, Israel approved the transfer of $15 million to Hamas in the hopes of a deal to quell violence.

Israelis kill six Palestinians including Hamas commanders during raid on Gaza

Two Hamas commanders were among six Palestinians killed by Israeli forces during a raid in southern Gaza, sparking a dramatic uptick in violence that many fear could push the two sides to the brink of another war.

Op-ed: It appears improving the grave economic situation in the strip is the only way to restore calm to the border, so Israel allowed 3 suitcases of Qatari money into Gaza. This particularly angers Defense Minister Lieberman, whose strong objections are being ignored by Netanyahu as the prime minister promotes an arrangement with Hamas.

Several killed in Israeli raid on Gaza Strip, says Hamas - France 24 Several killed in Israeli raid on Gaza Strip, says Hamas - France 24

Israeli forces killed at least six Palestinians in the Gaza Strip on Sunday in an undercover raid targeting a Hamas commander and air strikes that provided cover for the troops to escape back into Israel by car, Hamas said.

Clash erupts during Israel operation in Gaza, six dead: officials

An exchange of fire erupted during an Israeli military operation in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, leaving six Palestinians dead, officials said, while potentially dashing hopes that a recent agreement would restore calm. As tensions rose following the clash, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu'

Fresh fighting erupts amid efforts to ease Gaza violence Fresh fighting erupts amid efforts to ease Gaza violence

In Israel, the military said it had intercepted two rockets fired from Gaza as air raid sirens continued to sound.

Rocket sirens triggered again near Gaza

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