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By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Luke Baker BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza (Reuters) - Israeli forces on an offensive in Gaza killed 12 Palestinians in air strikes and clashes with militants on Thursday in the worst violence since the Jewish state quit the strip a year ago.
By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli forces sharply stepped up an offensive against Palestinian militants in Gaza on Thursday, fighting running battles with gunmen and killing four people in the worst violence since the cross-border operation began.
By Nidal al-Mughrabi BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza (Reuters) - Palestinian militants firing anti-tank rockets fought running battles with Israeli forces in northern Gaza on Thursday in the fiercest clashes since Israel launched a major offensive in the strip a week ago.
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.
By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Hamas militants in Gaza fired a missile into a major Israeli city for the second consecutive day on Wednesday, just hours after the Jewish state vowed to expand a military offensive in response to the first attack.
By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israel's prime minister cleared the way on Wednesday to expand an offensive against the Palestinians' governing Hamas movement aimed at freeing an abducted soldier and ending rocket attacks from Gaza.
By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli missiles tore through the Palestinian Interior Ministry in Gaza on Wednesday, causing extensive damage and wounding at least three people, as Israel kept pressure on militants to release an abducted soldier.
By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel was poised on Wednesday to broaden a Gaza offensive after Hamas militants fired a rocket into a main Israeli city for the first time, an attack that deepened a 10-day-old crisis over an abducted soldier.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert rejected on Monday an ultimatum by Palestinian militants, who abducted an Israeli soldier, for Israel to release Palestinian prisoners.
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.
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