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Gaza cement deliveries resume after Israel lifts ban

2016-05-23 16:20

Private cement deliveries to the Gaza Strip have resumed after Israel lifted a six-week ban it imposed over the alleged diversion of materials by an official in the Palestinian territory.

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, Palestinians exchange fire as Gaza tensions rise

2016-05-04 23:30

The border between Israel and the Gaza Strip has seen a bout of violence with exchanges of fire that put a 2014 ceasefire agreement to the test.

Hamas deploys forces on Egypt-Gaza border over ISIS concerns

2016-04-21 17:00

The militant Hamas group has deployed forces along the Egypt-Gaza border to counter Cairo's concerns that it is aiding Islamic State extremists in Egypt's lawless Sinai Peninsula.

Ancient church unearthed on Gaza building site

2016-04-06 17:51

Archaeologists have called for the preservation of an ancient church unearthed on a Gaza construction site, but the Islamic ministry disagrees.

Palestinian teen tries to stab security guard, shot dead

2016-01-23 11:47

A Palestinian teenage girl tried to stab an Israeli guard at a West Bank settlement but was shot dead, police say, in the third settlement attack in a week.

14 rescued from flooded Gaza tunnel

2015-12-08 20:55

Fourteen Palestinians have beeb rescued after being stranded for hours in a tunnel in the Gaza Strip near the Egyptian border when it flooded and partially collapsed.

Israel strikes Hamas target in Gaza in response to shootings

2015-12-07 10:49

The Israeli military says its aircraft struck a Hamas target in the Gaza Strip in response to two shooting incidents.

Palestinian president left with few choices

2015-10-20 17:07

A three-week-old uprising by knife-wielding, internet-generation teenagers against Israelis has left 80-year-old Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas looking punch drunk.

Israel targets Hamas base after bullet fire from Gaza

2015-09-03 12:32

The Israeli army says its air force had attacked a Hamas military position in the Gaza Strip overnight from which bullets had been fired at homes in southern Israel.

 

Gaza teenager runs for Palestine

2016-05-06 15:29

Inas Nofal aims to win medals for Palestine at international competitions, but training in Gaza presents a challenge.

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.

Meet the youngest Palestinian female prisoner

2016-04-25 14:25

After spending 2.5 months in a prison cell, 12-year-old D* al-Wawi, the youngest Palestinian female detainee, was released on early parole.

Hamas beefs up Egypt border force

2016-04-14 22:58

Hamas began deploying additional forces on the Gaza border with Egypt on Thursday in an apparent effort to ease Cairo's concerns about security.

Israel transfers sickly lion out of Gaza

2016-03-10 23:17

Israel is transferred an ailing lion from the impoverished and blockaded Gaza Strip to a Palestinian zoo in the West Bank.

Palestinian shot dead after attempted screwdriver attack

2015-12-24 15:41

A Palestinian with a screwdriver tried to stab Israeli security forces near the West Bank city of Hebron and was shot dead, the Israeli military said, in the second such incident of the day.

Egypt destroys 20 newly found tunnels along border with Gaza

2015-12-07 15:46

The Egyptian military says it's destroyed 20 recently discovered underground tunnels along the border with the Gaza Strip.

Abbas: Palestinians do not want violence

2015-10-21 16:04

President Mahmoud Abbas says young Palestinians do not want violence, but several factors, including economic difficulties, have "led to the situation of mutiny".

Unrest worsens as death toll rises, attack hits Jerusalem

2015-10-10 12:38

Violence between Israelis and Palestinians threatened to spiral out of control Saturday after unrest spread to Gaza, the Palestinian death toll rose and a new stabbing by a 16-year-old in Jerusalem.

Gaza teacher strike shuts first day of school

2015-08-24 20:06

A strike by teachers and personnel in Gaza has kept more than 200 000 children from returning to school for the new term.

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