Another round of Israeli air strikes have killed a leader of Islamic Jihad, after the militant group had fired rockets into Israel. Egypt has continued to push for a cease-fire.
13 Aug 2022
The small militant faction has often been overshadowed by Hamas, but Israeli officials describe it as one of the most dangerous Palestinian armed groups.
12 Aug 2022
Israel has struck Gaza for a second day, targeting the Islamic Jihad militant group. The group confirmed that one of their top commanders was killed in an airstrike. Palestinian militants have since been firing back.
13 Nov 2020
Palestinian Islamic Jihad militants and their supporters rally in Gaza City to mark the first anniversary of the killing of the group's commander Baha Abu Al-Ata in an Israeli strike.
24 Nov 2019
Israeli jets have struck Islamic Jihad targets in response to rocket fire from Gaza. An unofficial cease-fire had been declared after two days of intense fighting.
23 Nov 2019
Gaza's Islamic Jihad announced a cease-fire on Thursday. Shortly afterward, Israel announced an end to military operations in the region.