Nicaraguan President Ortega suspended ties with Israel in 2010 after the deadly raid on the Turkish flotilla trying enter Gaza.
There were three alarms sounded near the border in March, only one of which turned out to be a projectile. But safety-first approach of automated system means mistakes will continue to happen.
Hamas is being careful not to reveal any details about its investigation into the assassination of Mazen Fuqaha, its senior military commanders say.
Launching renewed hostilities against Israel now would derail plans for the group in the Gaza Strip.
Hamas suspects collaborators with Israel of assassination, but closure does not affect goods entering Gaza.
One of these days Hamas will succeed in carrying out a major terror attack. The timing is not known. One thing is for sure: It will happen soon.
Allow movement between the West Bank and Gaza, reopen the airport, build a port and let the Palestinians develop tourism in the Jordan Valley. These are just a few of the recommendations in two new studies.
It's hardline Salafist groups, not Hamas, that have been firing rockets at Israel ■ the Salafists, that have been luring Hamas members to their ranks, seek to show the enclave's leaders that they can drag them to war with Israel.
Mazen Fuqha was a high-ranking member of Hamas' West Bank operation, which carried out suicide bombings that killed hundreds of Israelis.
Speaking to Knesset panel, chief of staff Gadi Eisenkot reveals that IDF has started targeting Hamas tunnels using a new method, but stresses the tunnel threat isn't existential to Israel.