Hamas hardened its stance on Saturday after a new barrage of Israeli airstrikes killed five militants, saying it would not consider a truce and calling for more attacks on Israel.
Rival Palestinian factions prepared to meet to try to cement their fragile ceasefire and seek a common front toward Israel, after Israeli air strikes killed five Palestinians in Gaza on Saturday.
Israel pressed ahead with an air offensive in Gaza on Saturday, killing five Hamas militants, and arrested another Palestinian cabinet minister in the West Bank as Gaza militants fired more rockets into Israel.
Israel bombed a series of Hamas buildings and arrested another Palestinian cabinet minister.
Israel stepped up its campaign against Hamas Islamists on Saturday, killing five militants in Gaza in a wave of air strikes, while Israeli forces shot dead two Palestinian gunmen in Arab East Jerusalem.
Israel stepped up its campaign against Hamas Islamists on Saturday, killing at least five fighters in the Gaza Strip in a wave of air strikes and seizing a Palestinian cabinet minister in the occupied West Bank.
Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Saturday warned arch-foe Israel against any plot to launch a fresh attack on Lebanon this summer, the ISNA news agency reported.
Israel bombed a series of Hamas buildings and arrested another Palestinian cabinet minister, Wasfi Kahaba, a member of Hamas, at his home.
As Gov. Charlie Crist begins his business in Israel on Tuesday, the publicized reason for the trip is simple: Drum up more business between the nation and Florida.
Israel seized a minister in Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh's cabinet on Saturday and pounded Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip as part of an expanded campaign against the ruling Islamist group.