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May 26, 2:43 PM EDT

Gaza militants fire rocket at Israel; no casualties reported



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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- A Hamas official says unknown militants in the Gaza Strip fired a rocket at Israel. Israeli officials say there was no damage or casualties.

The official says at least one rocket was fired Tuesday night and that it wasn't clear who fired it. The official spoke on condition of anonymity as he wasn't authorized to brief journalists about the fired rocket.

Hamas, the Islamic militant group that rules Gaza, has fired thousands of rockets at Israel over the years. But rocket fire has mostly stopped since the end of last summer's war between Gaza militants and Israel.

Other militant groups have fired rockets in the meantime, though Israel holds Hamas responsible for all attacks coming out of Gaza.

Israel's military said there were no reports of casualties after the rocket landed. Sirens wailed in several southern Israeli communities.

THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP's earlier story is below.

An Israeli newspaper says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has offered to renew peace talks with the Palestinians.

Haaretz reports Monday that Netanyahu told European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini he hopes to reach agreements on future borders and which Jewish settlements will remain inside Israel.

Israel captured the West Bank in the 1967 Mideast war. The Palestinians seek it for their future state and say all Israeli construction on occupied land is illegal - a position with wide international support.

Netanyahu, at a minimum, wants to keep major settlement blocs within Israel's separation barrier.

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad al-Malki says Netanyahu is "trying to deceive the world with his meaningless talk."

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