Israel strikes Gaza after missile across border: Army

2017-07-24 15:20

Israel has struck a position of Islamist group Hamas in Gaza hours after a missile has been fired across the border from the Palestinian enclave, the army says.

Roll with it: Gazans create own limo from five different cars

2017-04-24 08:56

A Gazan firm has found a way to add style to weddings in the Palestinian enclave despite being unable to import a limousine: make one with parts from five cars.

Israel says not seeking Gaza 'adventures'

2017-04-02 17:48

Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman says Israel did not seek "adventures" in Gaza after Hamas accused it of assassinating an official, and suggested the group itself could have killed him.

Israel braces for Gaza war report

2017-02-28 06:33

Israeli politicians and ex-generals are scambling for cover ahead of the publication on Tuesday of a report expected to slam their conduct of the costly 2014 Gaza war.

Hamas military hardliner elected group's Gaza chief: officials

2017-02-13 20:11

Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas has elected a hardline member of its armed wing as its new Gaza head.

Palestinian NGO hits out at Hamas travel restrictions

2017-01-20 06:08

A major Palestinian rights organisation has expressed concern after the Hamas-led authorities in Gaza imposed new restrictions on travel for business people.

After years of conflict, Egypt eases pressure on Gaza

2016-12-28 09:03

After nearly a decade of helping Israel to blockade Gaza, Egypt has eased the pressure in a cautious step toward improving ties with the territory's Hamas rulers.

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.

Israel shuts West Bank, Gaza for Jewish holiday

2016-10-11 15:11

Israeli authorities have barred Palestinians from entering the country from the occupied West Bank or the Gaza Strip ahead of the Jewish Yom Kippur holiday, the army says.

SA embassy trying to get access to detained woman in Israel

2016-10-06 17:05

The Department of International Relations and Co-operation says it is working with Israeli authorities to try to gain access to a South African woman who has been detained by officials.


Gaza restarts power station as Egypt fuel eases crisis

2017-06-23 11:34

The Gaza Strip's sole power station has been fired up again, the energy authority in the Palestine enclave says, after fuel supplies from Egypt helped ease an energy crisis.

Hamas offers clemency to Israeli 'collaborators' after killing

2017-04-05 20:06

Hamas has offered "collaborators" with Israel a week to turn themselves in and receive clemency as it investigates the murder of one of its officials in the Gaza Strip, which it blames on Israel.

Hamas shuts Gaza crossing, blames Israel for assassination

2017-03-26 12:03

Hamas has shut the crossing between the Gaza Strip and Israel after blaming the Jewish state for the assassination of one of its officials in the Palestinian enclave.

Flooding in Gaza overwhelms battered infrastructure

2017-02-16 19:32

Heavy rains have caused flooding across the Gaza Strip, overwhelming the territory's beleaguered sewage system and forcing at least eight families to evacuate from their makeshift homes

Israel hits Hamas after 'projectile' fired

2017-02-06 18:27

Israel struck a number of positions of Islamist movement Hamas in Gaza after a "projectile" fired from the Palestinian enclave hit a border area.

Desalination plant brings relief to Gaza

2017-01-19 22:16

International aid workers have opened a new desalination plant in the Gaza Strip, bringing some relief to a territory where 97% of the water is undrinkable

Israel's next Gaza war will be 'last'

2016-10-24 21:03

Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman has said in an interview with a Palestinian newspaper that Israel's next war with Gaza militants would be their last.

With baby Waleed, Gaza population reaches 2 million

2016-10-12 16:58

The two millionth person has been born in Gaza, with the birth of a baby boy named Waleed officially recognised as reaching the milestone in the densely populated Palestinian territory.

SA woman detained in Israel released

2016-10-06 22:50

The South African woman Israeli authorities “kidnapped” and detained while on a humanitarian mission to Gaza has been released, the international relations department said.

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

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