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

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.

All-female flotilla aims to break Israeli siege of Gaza

2016-09-18 17:51

As two boats led by an all-female crew pulled out of the harbour in Barcelona, Spain, a large crowd of people chanted: "Gaza, don't you cry; we will never let you die."

For first time in 9 years, Gaza crossing opening for goods

2016-07-13 16:52

A major crossing point between Gaza and Israel is set to reopen for the first time in nine years, the Israeli government says.

Israel reaches reconciliation deal with Turkey

2016-06-27 07:14

An Israeli official says the government has reached a reconciliation deal with Turkey to end a bitter six-year rift between the Mideast powers.

Israel revokes Ramadan permits for Palestinians after attack

2016-06-09 11:40

The Israeli military says it has revoked all permits for Palestinians to visit Israel and travel abroad during Ramadan after two Palestinian gunmen killed four Israelis in Tel Aviv.

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 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.

Women hope to break Gaza sea blockade

2016-10-05 07:27

A group of women will try to reach the Gaza Strip on board a boat in a bid to break a decade-long blockade by Israel, a spokesperson said.

Israel pays Turkey $20m compensation in Gaza deal - official

2016-10-01 09:09

Israel has paid Turkey $20m in compensation for the deadly storming of an aid ship in 2010, a key pillar of a deal to normalise ties after a six-year rift, a Turkish official says.

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.

Electricity-starved Gazans turn to sun for help

2016-07-07 11:57

Nahed Abu Assi's farm has been bombed in each of the three Gaza wars since 2008 and like in the rest of the Palestinian enclave, he receives only a paltry amount of electricity each day.

WATCH: UN concerned about 'Israel's excessive use of force'

2016-06-13 14:04

Israel's occupation is the main trigger of humanitarian needs among Palestinians in the West Bank, according to the UN.

Hamas rulers execute 3 Palestintians convicted of murder

2016-05-31 09:55

Gaza's Hamas rulers have executed three Palestinians convicted of murder without the required approval of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

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.

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