Gaza tunnel smugglers breach Egypt’s steel wall, but Israeli measures might shut them down

Gaza tunnel smugglers cutting through Egypt’s wall

Environmental group: 3 arrested after blocking entrance to Maine wind power site in protest

Protest at Maine wind power site yields 3 arrests

Israeli police arrest Palestinian Hamas member slated for expulsion from Jerusalem

Israel police arrest Hamas man set for expulsion

Assailants vandalize UN summer camp in Gaza, in second such attack in a month

UN summer camp in Gaza vandalized

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Two dozen masked men vandalized a U.N. summer camp for children in Gaza early Monday, burning and slashing tents, toys and a plastic swimming pool. It was the second such attack in just over a month.

Israeli strikes on smuggling tunnels kill 2, say Palestinian officials

Israeli strikes on smuggling tunnels kill 2

Parents of abducted Israeli soldier say state abandoned son; pledge campaign for his release

Abducted soldier’s parents say state abandoned son

Protesters stop Israeli ship from unloading at Port of Oakland in picket against blockade

Protesters at Port of Oakland picket Israeli ship

21 Asian nations denounce Israeli raid at end of security summit in Istanbul

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Israeli military sets up panel to examine deadly raid on Gaza-bound flotilla

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As pressure builds to find Gaza solution, Egypt says it will keep border open indefinitely

Egypt to keep open border with impoverished Gaza

Turkey calls on Israel to accept international probe into deadly flotilla raid

Turkey calls on Israel to accept probe into raid

Declaring Gaza blockade a failure, Egypt says it will keep its border open indefinitely

Egypt: Gaza blockade a failure, border stays open

Biden says US and allies are looking for new ways to address problems in blockaded Gaza Strip

Biden: US seeks new ways to address Gaza problems

Week after flotilla attack, Israeli navy fires on Palestinian militants off Gaza, kills 4

Israel navy kills 4 Palestinian militants off Gaza

On the defensive, Israel says Turkish activists on Gaza aid ship prepared in advance to fight

Defiant Israel says activists prepared to fight

Turkish group behind raided flotilla says it has millions to spend on Gaza aid

Turkish group behind flotilla is Gaza’s new hero

Israel, Egypt easing blockade on Gaza after 9 activists killed in Israeli raid on aid flotilla

Israel, Egypt ease Gaza blockade after deadly raid

Activists send new boat to challenge Israel’s Gaza blockade after raid kills 9

Activists send new boat to challenge Gaza blockade

Turkey withdraws ambassador as deadly Israeli raid on Gaza boats sparks protests, condemnation

Israel boat raid sparks condemnations, protests

Israel’s baffling blockade of Gaza: Salmon permitted, cilantro considered contraband

Israel’s Gaza blockade baffles residents

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Military bureaucrats enforcing Israel’s blockade of Gaza allow frozen salmon filet, facial scrub and low-fat yogurt into the Hamas-ruled territory. Cilantro and instant coffee are another matter — they are banned as luxury items.

Israeli commandos to block pro-Palestinian activists sailing to Gaza

Israeli commandos to block Gaza activists

ASHDOD, Israel — Israel on Thursday unveiled a massive makeshift detention center in the country’s main southern port and announced the end of days of intense naval maneuvers, vowing to stop a flotilla of hundreds of pro-Palestinian activists trying to break a 3-year blockade of the Gaza Strip this weekend.

Gaza Hamas rulers temporarily close smuggling tunnels from Egypt after Israeli kidnap warning

Hamas temporarily shuts Gaza smuggling tunnels

Drug cartels become more brazen in attacks on Mexican army, but troops have upper hand so far

Drug cartels target Mexican army in brazen attacks

Cartel gunmen stage coordinated assaults on Mexican army bases; troops kill 18 attackers

18 gunmen killed in attacks on Mexican army bases

Cartel suspects, military battle in northern Mexico as drug gangs block roads for 2nd day

Army, drug gangs battle in Mexico amid blockades

Palestinian rocket kills Thai worker in Israel, first such death since Gaza war

Gaza rocket kills Thai farm worker in Israel

Hemmed in by Israel’s blockade, Gaza fishermen look to tunnels, Egypt to bring in their catch

Under blockade, coastal Gaza now a fish importer

Gaza activists allowed to leave Egypt without threatened arrests

Pro-Gaza activists leave Egypt

CAIRO — A group of several hundred international activists from an aid convoy to the blockaded Gaza Strip have been allowed to leave Egypt Saturday, despite earlier threats to have some arrested because they scuffled with police, an airport official said.