Israeli military offensives in Gaza have usually led to spikes in Palestinian civilian casualties.
The strike and subsequent mortar fire from Gaza follows attempts involving United Nations and Egyptian officials to settle tensions between Israel and Hamas.
The move tightens the blockade on Gaza, which has been in place since 2007.
Erdan echoed Education Minister Naftali Bennett’s statement earlier this week that soldiers should shoot the people flying weaponized kites.
Why Kushner's diplomatic efforts in the Mideast will likely fall flat.
After nearly three months of bloody protests, Israeli military officials say targeting protesters isn't the best tactic.
It is hard to see what either Israel or Hamas could gain from an additional round of fighting.
Getty Images photographer Spencer Platt recently returned from Gaza, where he captured not only the combat, but the human element of a conflict that has raged on for decades.
Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz accused the EU of “sucking up to Iran” and said the organization “doesn’t really represent European nations.”
Palestinians are wedged between a painful exile and a butchered land. This is the definition of ethnic cleansing.
The Islamic month of Ramadan arrived the same day as the annual Nakba remembrance and a day after the deadliest day in Gaza since 2014.
As this remarkable ten days for Israelis ends, many here are very optimistic, but some feel that trouble may be just around the corner.
Marines trained specifically to protect embassies were sent to U.S. diplomatic facilities in countries like Jordan, Lebanon and Egypt.
A White House spokesman told skeptical reporters that blaming Israel for Palestinian deaths was "a propaganda attempt" by Hamas.
Monday’s protests, which took place as the U.S. opened the doors of its new embassy, were the biggest of the past month.
Israel's military has permission to open fire on protesters if there is extreme danger.
Economic development and humanitarian aid is not enough to deliver a sustainable and dignified future for Gazans.
Dozens were killed and hundreds more injured during protests at the Gaza-Israel border, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry.
"Entering a zone declared off-limits should not be a crime considered punishable by death," Human Rights Watch said.
The percentage of travel permits Israel accepted for “exceptional humanitarian cases” dropped by 38 percent in 5 years.