Israeli forces hit Gaza after rocket launch

2016-10-24 16:20

Israel's air force hit a Hamas post in the Gaza Strip after a rocket was fired from the Palestinian enclave toward Israel, the military said.

Palestinian local polls delayed for up to four months

2016-10-04 16:47

The Palestinian government has decided to delay municipal elections for up to four months after the high court ruled they should be held only in the West Bank and not in the Gaza Strip.

Israeli planes hit Gaza after rocket fire

2016-09-15 08:18

Israel's air force hit the Hamas-run Gaza Strip early Thursday after Palestinians fired a rocket into southern Israel, the military said.

Palestinians abuse media, activists - Human Rights Watch

2016-08-30 11:35

A leading international rights group says Palestinian authorities are silencing dissent by cracking down on free speech and abusing local journalists and activists critical of their policies.

UN 'greatly concerned' by Hamas aid claims, vows probe

2016-08-09 21:33

The United Nations is "greatly concerned" at Israeli claims that one of its staff has helped Hamas fighters in Gaza.

Israel silent on Gaza underground wall

2016-08-03 20:14

Israeli officials have declined to comment on reports that the government has issued a tender for the construction of an underground wall around Gaza.

Hamas planning public executions in Gaza

2016-05-23 05:36

Authorities in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip are planning to carry out a series of public executions, the attorney general in the Palestinian enclave says.

Hamas doesn't want war, but will fight Israeli incursions

2016-05-06 22:30

Hamas's leader in Gaza says his movement doesn't want war with Israel, but will resist incursions into the Palestinian enclave, following the worst cross-border violence since the 2014 war.

Israeli, Hamas fighters clash directly for the first time since 2014

2016-05-05 21:02

Israeli forces and Hamas fighters have clashed directly for the first time since a devastating 2014 war.

Israel finds explosives chemical in salt destined for Gaza

2016-05-03 20:28

Israel says customs officials have thwarted a plot to smuggle explosive materials into the Hamas-run Gaza Strip.


Israel intercepts activist boat en route to Gaza

2016-10-05 21:08

The Israeli navy says it has intercepted a boat carrying pro-Palestinian female activists trying to break Israel's naval blockade of the Gaza Strip and is escorting the vessel ashore

Israeli official: Gaza underground wall to be done in months

2016-09-25 22:17

A senior Israeli military official says a massive underground barrier being built along the Gaza border to defend against Hamas tunnels should be completed in a matter of months.

Israel building underground barrier against Hamas

2016-09-08 22:23

Defence officials say Israel has begun work on an underground barrier along the border with Gaza meant to block Hamas militants from tunnelling into Israel.

US urges Americans to leave Gaza 'as soon as possible'

2016-08-24 13:49

The United States has reiterated its recommendation that Americans in Gaza leave the territory controlled by Hamas, which Washington calls a terrorist group, "as soon as possible."

Israel: Charity manager funnelled money to Hamas

2016-08-04 20:23

Israel has arrested a senior employee of the World Vision charity, saying he funnelled millions of dollars to Hamas militants.

Israel court rejects Euro 2016 plea by missing soldier's parents

2016-07-10 20:41

Israel's top court has rejected a petition by the parents of a soldier missing in the Gaza Strip that Hamas prisoners not be allowed to watch the Euro 2016 final.

Israel frees Palestinian who ended hunger strike in February

2016-05-19 18:58

The Israeli military says a Palestinian prisoner who ended a 94-day hunger strike in February has been released to his home in the West Bank

Arrested Hamas operative giving Israel details on tunnels

2016-05-05 23:04

A Hamas operative has been providing Israel with detailed information about the militant group's tunnel network since his arrest last month, security services say, as another underground passage has been discovered.

Israeli air strikes hit four Hamas sites in Gaza

2016-05-05 12:55

Israeli air strikes hit four Hamas sites in Gaza overnight, the military said, following air raids earlier in the day as tensions flared along the border of the Palestinian territory.

Israel confirms Palestinian behind bus bombing

2016-04-21 19:00

Israeli police have confirmed that a 19-year-old Palestinian man was behind a bombing on a Jerusalem bus.

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