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 The Latest: Israel says soldier killed in Gaza clashes

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The latest on a fresh wave of fighting between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip (all times local): 2:05

Six 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

Israeli forces 'kill Hamas commander during operation in Gaza'

A local Hamas commander was among six Palestinians reportedly killed during an Israeli military operation in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, potentially dashing hopes that a recent agreement would restore calm.

Palestinians mark anniversary of Arafat's death

RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territories: Palestinians on Sunday (Nov 11) marked 14 years since the death of iconic leader Yasser Arafat, with their ...

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.

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.

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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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A new proposal for the Gaza Strip

The plan is based around a simple idea: Establish an Israeli desalination plant, built on Israeli land, funded by Saudi Arabia, the Europeans and others, that provides clean water to Gaza.