For the fourth day in a row, Israeli forces launched air and ground operations against militants in northern Gaza on Saturday, actions aimed at stopping what Israel says is a steady barrage of rocket fire into its towns. Emergency workers on Saturday carry a wounded baby after an Israeli operation near Jebaliyah.
Fifty-two Palestinians have been killed and 200 wounded since Friday in
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has requested that the United Nations Security Council convene on the matter, according to chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat. Palestinian leaders in the West Bank are threatening to cut off peace talks with
Two Israeli soldiers were killed Saturday, the Israel Defense Forces announced. Hamas security and medical sources told CNN that an Israeli airstrike early Saturday in northern