Escalation on Gaza Border Two Rockets Strike South Israel, Hours After IAF's First Strike on Gaza Since November Truce

Israel Air Force planes attack Beit Lahiya in response to three mortar shells fired at the western Negev; separately, IDF tanks fired into Syria on Tuesday after troops in north came under mortar shell and gunfire.

Two rockets fired by Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday exploded in an open area near the southern Israeli town of Sderot, hours after the Israel Air Force launched its first aerial strike on the coastal territory since declaring a truce with Hamas to end Operation Pillar of...