Seven Palestinians killed, including Hamas military commander, in Israeli raid in Gaza

Heavy exchange of fire began after IDF forces reportedly began operating inside Gaza ■ Wave of rocket alarm sirens sound in border communities, Iron Dome intercepts two projectiles ■ IDF states no soldiers abducted during incident

Hamas commander and Israeli officer among eight killed in Gaza violence Hamas commander and Israeli officer among eight killed in Gaza violence

Covert Israeli forces penetrated several miles into Gaza to carry out the hit on the local commander.

Israeli military confirmed 'an exchange of fire' took place in the Gaza strip where witnesses say 20 missiles were shot into open areas

Analysis: What was the IDF doing in Gaza and is a new war brewing?

What was so important that Israel was willing to endanger the ceasefire for it?

Clash erupts during Israel operation in Gaza, six dead

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: 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.

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

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

Due to clashes, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's will cut short his trip to Paris, where he had been attending World War I commemorations, and return home.

Israel kills six Palestinians, including Hamas commander, in Gaza raid

Netanyahu cuts short visit to Paris, returns home after violent clash that also kills an Israeli soldier

Hamas says it responded with rocket fire from its enclave.

The Latest: Israel says soldier killed in Gaza clashes

The latest on a fresh wave of fighting between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip (all times local):

Fresh fighting erupts amid steps to tone down Gaza violence

A fresh wave of fighting has erupted between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, leaving at least six militants dead just as Israel and Hamas had been making progress toward ratcheting down months of border violence

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.

JERUSALEM (AP) — 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. It was not immediately clear what set off the sudden, rare late-night burst of violence. In a statement early Monday, the Israeli military said an officer was killed and another one was moderately injured during "an operational activity" in southeast Gaza Strip in which an exchange of gunfire was evolved. The operation had ended and the families of the soldiers were notified, it added.