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2008-06-24 21:01:34

JERUSALEM _ Islamic Jihad militants in the Gaza Strip fired three rockets into Israel on Tuesday, breaching a five-day old cease-fire after Israeli troops killed one of the Palestinian group's commanders in the West Bank. Israel responded to the rocket fire by shutting border crossings into Gaza.

2006-07-29 15:48:52

NABLUS, West Bank (Reuters) - An Israeli undercover unit shot dead two Palestinian militants in the West Bank on Saturday, including a top Islamic Jihad commander, Palestinian armed groups said.

2006-06-16 14:46:38

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - An Israeli air strike on a car in Gaza killed a Palestinian on Friday, medics said, in an attack that came just hours after Hamas militants stepped back from a Palestinian government offer to renew a ceasefire with Israel.

2006-05-26 06:38:31

SIDON, Lebanon (Reuters) - A senior Islamic Jihad official died in hospital on Friday, hours after he was wounded in a bombing in south Lebanon, his group and medical sources said.

2006-05-26 03:49:31

SIDON, Lebanon (Reuters) - A car bomb wounded a senior Islamic Jihad official and killed his brother in the southern Lebanese city of Sidon on Friday, Lebanese security sources and officials of the Palestinian group said.

2006-05-26 03:34:37

SIDON, Lebanon (Reuters) - A senior Islamic Jihad official was wounded in a blast in the southern Lebanese city of Sidon on Friday and his brother was killed, Lebanese security sources and officials of the Palestinian group said.

2006-04-17 16:50:04

By Robert Green TAMPA, Florida (Reuters) - Former Florida university professor Sami al-Arian has pleaded guilty to aiding the Palestinian group Islamic Jihad and agreed to be deported, U.S. officials said on Monday.

2006-04-17 16:02:42

By Robert Green TAMPA, Florida (Reuters) - Former university professor Sami al-Arian has pleaded guilty to aiding the Palestinian group Islamic Jihad and agreed to be deported, according to documents made public on Monday by a U.S. court in Florida.

2006-03-08 07:43:48

GAZA (Reuters) - Islamic Jihad threatened on Wednesday to target Israeli leaders after a series of Israeli air strikes and raids killed key members of the Palestinian militant group.

2006-03-01 07:02:45

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Islamic Jihad's most senior commander in the Gaza Strip was killed on Wednesday by an explosion that tore through his car, the Palestinian militant group said, blaming the Israeli army, which denied involvement.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.