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Israel says Iron Dome scores 90 percent rocket interception rate

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 15:37

Israel`s Iron Dome interceptor has shot down some 90 percent of Palestinian rockets it engaged during this week`s surge of Gaza fighting, up from the 85 percent rate in the previous mini-war of 2012, Israeli and U.S. officials said on Thursday.

UN chief says Israel-Gaza can`t afford another war as Palestinian death toll rises

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 09:15

As unabated firing continued across the Israel-Gaza border, with volleys of rockets and missiles being fired from both the sides, the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned against the situation spiralling out of control.

Hamas firing M302 rockets that can `strike most of Israel`

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 09:13

A day after Israel ratcheted up air and sea offensive in the Gaza Strip, hundreds of rockets were fired towards southern Israel by Hamas militants in response, with many targeted towards the city of Jerusalem as well.

Palestinian killed in Israeli strike on Gaza: Medics

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 16:14

An Israeli air strike on the central Gaza Strip killed a Palestinian man on Tuesday, an emergency services spokesman said. 

`All Israelis` will be targeted, says Hamas as Israel ratchet up offensive in Gaza

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 14:08

As Israel has ratcheted up offensive against Gaza, barreling Hamas targets with more air strikes, Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas on Tuesday demanded Israel to immediately suspend the air strikes.

Israel launches military offensive against Gaza militants

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 05:38

Israel launched an aerial offensive in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, calling it part of a campaign named "Operation Protective Edge" targeting Hamas Islamist militants firing rockets at the Jewish state.

Israel PM calls father of murdered Palestinian teen

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 14:24

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday telephoned the father of an east Jerusalem teenager who was kidnapped and killed last week in a suspected revenge attack by Jewish extremists. 

Palestinian teen`s murder fuels border tension as Israeli air strikes pound Gaza

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 13:33

The furore over the brutal murder of a Palestinian teenager in `revenge killing` manifested itself in the form of heightened conflict across the Israel-Gaza border with continued rounds of mortar and rocket firing from both sides.

Israel makes arrests over Palestinian teen murder; video shows cops beating his cousin

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 09:16

A mobile phone video emerged on Monday showing the police badly beating up the cousin of the murdered boy.

Palestinian conflict, ISIS crisis in Iraq bigger threat to Israel than Iran: Mossad chief

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 13:26

In wake of the heightened tension over killing of teenagers on both side of the border, Mossad chief Tamir Pardo has termed the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as the biggest threat being faced by Israel.

Israel, Gaza militants trade fire after teen killings

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 15:17

Palestinians were wounded Thursday when Israel pounded targets in Gaza as militants kept up a volley of cross-border fire, with rockets hitting two houses in the Israeli south.

Another funeral: Palestinian teen `killed in revenge attack` to be buried in Jerusalem today

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 13:00

The funeral for the slain Palestinian teenager, who was killed in retaliation to the murder of three Israeli teenagers days ago, will be held Thursday in Jerusalem after noon prayers .