The Shin Bet says the interrogation yielded a lot of information about Hamas' tunnel network – both those inside the Strip and the ones leading to Israel
Hamas condemns Egypt for filling tunnels in gas when demolishing them, calls on Cairo to open Rafah crossing.
Minor arrested last month after crossing border fence into Israel; presents trove of information under interrogation, Shin Bet says.
The 25-year-old blockade has reduced and buried the plans and dreams of Gazans. Something as basic as going abroad for continuing medical education, or taking part in a joyful activity in the West Bank is like going to the moon.
Despite an effective crackdown by Egypt, the group’s tunnel threat still counters the IDF’s combination of air power, precise intelligence and advanced technology – regardless of what Netanyahu might say.
The prime minister sees neither Israel nor Hamas as interested in 'any escalation' but threatens that any attacks from Gaza would meet with a vigorous response.
Initial reports said seven Palestinian workers from Gaza were missing but contact was later established with six of them.
Hamas confirms field commander among dead in second tunnel incident in as many weeks.
Four Hamas fighters said to have escaped while reconstructing tunnel used in 2014 war.
Kurdish forces uncover 30-40 tunnels and 'military arsenal' built during more than one year of Islamic State rule.
Egypt recently pumped salt water into the network of smuggling tunnels on its border with Gaza.
The 20-meter deep trench, through which all entering vehicles and people must pass, will help prevent the use of tunnels to bring goods across the border.
Security forces destroy tunnel, said to be one of the largest in the area.
Cabinet says it will compensate families affected by the buffer zone in the Sinai-Gaza border, intended to stop weapons and militant trafficking.
The move to set up the planned 13-kilometer (8-mile) buffer zone comes in the aftermath of a deadly attack on an army checkpoint last week that left 31 dead.
Move follows jihadist killings of 33 Egyptian soldiers; locals say houses being demolished.
Nearly a decade ago, Col. (res.) Yossi Langotsky warned that the underground passageways of Gaza were a strategic danger, but almost no one took his report seriously.
After Gaza 'Mega-tunnel' Discovered UN Halts Work on Gaza Projects Due to Israeli Ban on Building Materials
Unemployment in Gaza Strip worsens with Egypt's closure of smuggling tunnels.
Five wounded - one seriously - by explosive devise; in response, IDF opens fire on Palestinian militants, reportedly killing one.
As Cairo blocks or floods some 80 percent of smuggling tunnels, imposing de facto trade blockade on Gaza, Jerusalem prepares to step in if needed.
The Egyptian campaign to shut down the underground passageways to Gaza could mean unemployment for the 10,000 Palestinians who brave the perils of smuggling.
Hundreds of tunnels under Egypt-Gaza border used to smuggle supplies into Gaza; Egypt officials, speaking anonymously, say using sensors to identify tunnel locations and block them with cement and water.
Egypt told U.S. officials in April 2009 it was frightened by the spread of Iranian influence in the Middle East and the possibility Iran could obtain nuclear weapons, leaked cables say.