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Islamic State–Sinai Province: What is the ISIS-linked terrorist group?

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The Islamic State Sinai Province has made gains in Egypt and the Gaza Strip in recent years, and has drawn the attention of the U.S. government.        

Palestinian hopes for Egypt border opening dashed for now

Palestinian leaders hoped a recently signed reconciliation agreement would lead to Egypt reopening its border with the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, but those hopes seem to have been dashed. Egypt has kept its crossing with Gaza largely closed in recent years, while the territory has also been under an Israeli blockade for more than a decade. Show More Summary

Tens of thousands mark Arafat death anniversary in Gaza

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Tens of thousands of Gaza Palestinians marked the 13th anniversary of the Palestinian President Yasser Arafat's death on Saturday for the first time since the Islamic Hamas group seized the territory a decade ago.

Israel warns Gaza militants against revenge attack

An Israeli general has warned Palestinian militants against carrying out attacks in revenge for the blowing up of a tunnel stretching from the Gaza Strip into the Jewish state last month. Major General Yoav Mordechai, head of a defence...Show More Summary

Israel holds bodies of 5 Gaza militants after tunnel blast: army

Israel's army said Sunday it is holding the bodies of five Palestinian militants found after it blew up a tunnel last week stretching from the Gaza Strip into its territory. Israeli media said they would most likely be retained as bargaining chips to retrieve the bodies of soldiers believed to be held by the strip's Hamas rulers. Show More Summary

Death toll rises to 12 in Gaza tunnel Israel blew up: Islamic Jihad

A Palestinian militant group announced Friday another five fighters had been killed when Israel blew up a tunnel from the Gaza Strip, bringing the total number of dead to 12. Islamic Jihad said five more men trapped in the tunnel were dead, naming them. Show More Summary

Death toll from strike on Gaza tunnel this week rises to 12

GAZA (Reuters) - A Palestinian militant group said on Friday that five of its members had been killed earlier this week when Israel blew up a cross-border tunnel being dug by militants from the Gaza Strip, bringing the death toll in the strike to 12.

Israel using trapped Palestinians as 'bargaining chips'

Five Palestinians have been trapped for days after Israel destroyed a tunnel in the southern Gaza Strip.

Armed groups in Gaza vow to respond to Israeli attack on tunnel

At least seven Palestinians were killed, and 12 others were wounded after Israeli forces blew up an underground tunnel between the southern Gaza Strip and Israel on Monday. "We will exercise our right to respond - this is our duty," Daoud Shehab, a leader in the Islamic Jihad movement, told Al Jazeera, adding that it is a legitimate right of resistance groups to respond.

Hamas hand over control of crossings to Palestinian Authority

Transfer of responsibility for key Gaza crossings part of reconciliation deal struck by rival Palestinian factions The Palestinian militant group Hamas has formally relinquished security control of key crossings from the Gaza Strip to...Show More Summary

Hamas cedes Gaza border crossings to Palestinian Authority control

GAZA (Reuters) - The Islamist group Hamas began handing control of the Gaza Strip's border crossings with Israel and Egypt to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, witnesses said, under of agreement brokered by Egypt to end a decade of internal schism.

Iran brands Israel “bloodthirsty” for destroying a Gaza tunnel and killing 7 Palestinians

Iran on Monday condemned Israel as “bloodthirsty” after the Israel Defense Forces blew up a tunnel in the Gaza Strip killing seven people. “The bloodthirsty Zionist regime is trying to bend the will of the oppressed people of the occupied territories to guarantee its security by killing Palestinian youths,” Foreign Ministry spokesperson Bahram Qassemi said, […]

Tensions rise after Israel blows up tunnel from Gaza

Tensions rose Tuesday after an Israeli operation to blow up a tunnel from the Gaza Strip killed seven Palestinian militants in one of the deadliest incidents since a devastating 2014 war. The seven men, from the armed wings of Gaza's...Show More Summary

Israel blows up Gaza tunnel, killing 8 militants, including an Islamic Jihad commander

It’s a tale of two tunnels, and it augurs difficulties for the Palestinian unity agreement announced to international fanfare this month. One tunnel was dug straight from the Gaza Strip, which is ruled by the Islamist militia Hamas, into a southern Israeli community. The Israeli army blew it up...

Israel blows up Gaza tunnel, killing 8 militants, including an Islamic Jihad commander

It’s a tale of two tunnels, and it augurs difficulties for the Palestinian unity agreement announced to international fanfare this month. One tunnel was dug straight from the Gaza Strip, which is ruled by the Islamist militia Hamas, into a southern Israeli community. The Israeli army blew it up...

Seven killed as Israel destroys tunnel dug under Gaza border

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Seven Palestinian militants were killed on Monday when Israel blew up what it said was a tunnel being dug underneath the Gaza Strip border.

Hamas security chief hurt in Gaza bombing

A car bombing Friday wounded the Hamas security head in the Gaza Strip, as the Islamist group and a rival Palestinian faction are trying to implement a thorny reconciliation deal. The explosion that wounded Tawfiq Abu Naim was immediately branded by the Hamas interior ministry as "a failed assassination attempt". Hamas chief Ismail Haniya pointed the finger of blame at Israel.

Senior Hamas official wounded in Gaza car explosion

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The head of Gaza security services was wounded when an explosion ripped through his car Friday, according to the Islamic militant group Hamas, which rules the territory. The group called the blast a failed assassination attempt.

Hamas’ security chief in Gaza was wounded in a car bombing

Hamas’ security chief in the Gaza Strip was wounded in a car bombing on Friday in what the Islamist group called a failed assassination attempt. The attack came as rival factions are trying to implement a new agreement meant to end a 10-year rift that has effectively split the Palestinian territories between Hamas in Gaza […]

Hamas says its security chief wounded in Gaza car bombing

GAZA (Reuters) - Hamas' security chief in the Gaza Strip was wounded in a car bombing on Friday in what the Islamist group called a failed assassination attempt.

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