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Gaza, Israel truce begins to show progress

Previous ceasefire deals after earlier rounds of fighting have often got off to a slow start with guns falling silent within a day or two.

Israeli soldier Shalit freed in mass prisoner swap

Israeli Gilad Shalit has been freed after years as a Hamas prisoner, as hundreds of Palestinians exchanged for him received a hero's welcome in Gaza.

Gaza-Israel violence rages on

Israel killed four Palestinian militants and wounded half a dozen others as it pursued air raids in Gaza for a third day on Saturday.

Gaza militants vow wave of attacks against Israel

Militant groups in the Gaza Strip said on Thursday they had joined forces to step up attacks against Israel, possibly including suicide bombings.

Israel launches air strikes in Gaza after rocket fire

Israel carried out air strikes on targets in the Gaza Strip on Friday after a rocket fired from the Palestinian territory exploded in Ashkelon.

Israelis quit Gaza after worst clash in over a year

Israeli troops and tanks left the Gaza Strip on Saturday, witnesses said, ending an incursion into the Hamas-ruled enclave.

Gazans debate Hamas ‘Islamisation’ signals

Human rights groups and critics say some in the Islamist Hamas group, which rules Gaza, are exerting pressure to impose Islamic law on the public.

First Hamas-made movie begins Gaza Strip run

The audience in the Gaza Strip cheered as the actor delivered the movie's most memorable line. ''To kill Israeli soldiers is to worship Gog.''

Rival Palestinian factions fail to agree on unity govt

Rival Palestinian factions have so far failed to overcome obstacles in reconciliation talks which they hope will lead to a unified governing body.

Israel bombs Gaza tunnels in series of air raids

Israel launched a series of air strikes in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, targeting a Hamas security complex and tunnels used to smuggle weapons.

Violence threatens Gaza truce as envoy visits

A Gaza ceasefire came closer to unravelling on Thursday despite efforts by US President Barack Obama's Middle East envoy to reinforce the truce.

Israel hits Gaza tunnels as US envoy due

Israeli aircraft struck at tunnels used for smuggling goods and weapons on the border between the Gaza Strip and Egypt on Wednesday.

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