Opinion | A reminder of the need for a Gaza deal

Any additional eruption in the south is liable to drag Israel into a war, or at least a violent confrontation, which will imprison Israelis in bomb shelters and rocket-proof rooms

A covert mission apparently went awry on Sunday, leaving one Israeli soldier and at least seven Palestinians dead and setting off a flurry of rocket fire and airstrikes.

Hamas denounces ‘cowardly’ attack in which one of its commanders died as Netanyahu cuts short Paris trip

The Latest: Israel says soldier killed in Gaza clashes | Miami Herald The Latest: Israel says soldier killed in Gaza clashes

The Israeli army says an officer was killed and another was moderately wounded during an exchange of gunfire in Gaza.

IDF officer killed, another wounded in clashes with Hamas in Gaza

Late last week, Israel approved the transfer of $15 million to Hamas in the hopes of a deal to quell violence.

Airstrikes, gunfire kill Hamas commander, 4 others in Gaza

At least five Palestinians, including a Hamas commander, died during an exchange of gunfire with the Israeli military and airstrikes in Gaza city.

Clash erupts during Israel operation in Gaza, six dead: officials

An exchange of fire erupted during an Israeli military operation in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, leaving six Palestinians dead, officials said, while potentially dashing hopes that a recent agreement would restore calm. As tensions rose following the clash, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu'

Fresh fighting erupts amid efforts to ease Gaza violence Fresh fighting erupts amid efforts to ease Gaza violence

In Israel, the military said it had intercepted two rockets fired from Gaza as air raid sirens continued to sound.

The Latest: Israel says soldier killed in Gaza clashes | Charlotte Observer The Latest: Israel says soldier killed in Gaza clashes

The Israeli army says an officer was killed and another was moderately wounded during an exchange of gunfire in Gaza.

Israeli soldier, 7 Palestinians killed in new Gaza fighting

A fresh wave of fighting erupted between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, leaving an Israeli soldier and seven Palestinians dead, just as Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers had appeared to be making progress toward ratcheting down months of border violence.

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