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2006-07-06 19:15:20

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli forces dug in across a swathe of the northern Gaza Strip on Friday after the bloodiest day of fighting with militants in nearly two years left 19 Palestinians and one Israeli soldier dead.

2006-07-06 18:05:16

By Nidal al-Mughrabi BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza (Reuters) - Israeli forces on an offensive in Gaza killed 18 Palestinians in air strikes and clashes with militants on Thursday in the worst violence since the Jewish state quit the strip a year ago.

2006-07-06 16:02:20

By Nidal al-Mughrabi BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza (Reuters) - Israeli forces on an offensive in Gaza killed 17 Palestinians in air strikes and clashes with militants on Thursday in the worst violence since the Jewish state quit the strip a year ago.

2006-07-05 17:15:44

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Hamas militants in Gaza fired a missile into a major Israeli city for a second consecutive day on Wednesday, hours after the Jewish state vowed to step up a military offensive in response to the first attack.

2006-07-04 08:57:09

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israel warned the governing Palestinian faction Hamas that the "sky will fall on them" if they harm a captured soldier after a deadline passed on Tuesday for the Jewish state to accept a prisoner exchange.

2006-07-04 08:34:07

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israel warned the governing Palestinian faction Hamas that the "sky will fall on them" if they harm a captured soldier after a deadline passed on Tuesday for the Jewish state to accept a prisoner exchange.

2006-07-03 18:15:00

Israel built up forces at the edge of the Gaza Strip on Tuesday after rejecting a looming deadline set by Palestinian militants to free hundreds of prisoners in exchange for a captured soldier.

2006-07-03 02:23:10

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinian militant groups that abducted an Israeli soldier gave Israel less than 24 hours on Monday to meet their demands for the release of Palestinian prisoners, threatening unspecified consequences if it refuses.

2006-07-02 18:08:53

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli helicopter gunships struck targets in the Gaza Strip early on Monday after Prime Minister Ehud Olmert ordered the army to step up operations to free an abducted soldier.

2006-07-02 17:39:14

GAZA (Reuters) - An Israeli helicopter gunship fired a missile into a building used by militants in Gaza on Monday, witnesses said, hours after the prime minister ordered the army to step up operations to free a captured soldier.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.