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Egyptian army demolishes homes along Gaza border Photo, above: Smoke rises after a house was blown up during a military operation in the Egyptian city of Rafah near the border with the southern Gaza Strip. The demolitions come after an attack last week in the Sinai Peninsula killed 31 Egyptian soldiers.SAID KHATIB / AFP, Getty …

The Israeli Defense Forces are launching criminal probes into five cases of alleged misconduct and breach of international law by their own soldiers in the summer operation in the Gaza Strip. This will be part of a series totaling 99 investigations. The probes will include an investigation into the infamous bombing of a UN-run school, …

On August 29 Sheikh Iyad Abu Mujahid Funoun pulled out an assault rifle while delivering his fire and brimstone tirade to the cockroaches congregation assembled at the Al Huda mosque in Gaza on August 29, 2014. I can’t tell exactly what the Sheikh is saying, but I’m guessing it isn’t a message of love and understanding. …

A long-term truce in Gaza has been agreed with Israel ending seven weeks of fighting, according to Hamas officials. An announcement on the extended ceasefire is to be expected in Egypt. “An agreement has been reached between the two sides and we are awaiting the announcement from Cairo to determine the zero hour for implementation,” …

Hamas reportedly has been executing tunnel diggers out of fear that they will reveal secrets to Israel’s military, which has been on a mission to destroy the militant group’s sophisticated network underneath Gaza. A report on Israel’s Walla news site said many of the tunnel diggers employed by Hamas worked shifts of up to 24 …