Israel has launched air strikes against Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip, after incendiary balloons were launched from the territory. Explosions were heard in Gaza City in the early hours of Wednesday. Continue Reading
Germany’s Foreign Minister says his flying visit to the Mideast is intended as a show of solidarity with Israeli and Palestinian civilians suffering from the latest eruption of conflict, and part an effort to push for a cease-fire and resumption of peace talks. Continue Reading
Austrian police made 30 arrests in more than 60 raids on Monday as part of an anti-terrorism operation, but there was no link to a deadly attack in Vienna a week ago in which a convicted jihadist killed four people, prosecutors said. Continue Reading
Israel’s air force targeted Gaza’s Islamist rulers Hamas for a second time in 24 hours late after renewed fire from the Palestinian enclave, the army said.