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Four months into truce, tensions remain along Gaza border
Four months into truce, tensions remain along Gaza border

The border between Israel and the Gaza Strip remained tense Sunday following attacks over the weekend that underscored the fragile situation four months after the summer’s war between Israeli troops and Hamas. A rocket launched into Israel on Friday drew an Israeli airstrike in Gaza, the first since an August cease-fire, and the two sides traded strong rhetoric even as efforts were made to avoid an escalation. During a visit to Israel’s south Sunday, Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon said the projectile, the third fired into Israel since the cease-fire, was launched by a rogue Palestinian organization but that that factor was irrelevant. “It is clear that Hamas is...

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