Gaza


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.

Animals suffer in Gaza's cash-strapped zoos

2015-08-24 16:20

Amid a crippling Israeli blockade of the Palestinian territory, zoos in Gaza cannot properly care for their animals.

20 000 to cross Gaza border

2015-08-17 18:01

Rafah crossing has been opened to allow around 20 000 Palestinians to travel in both directions for the first time in two months.

Amnesty accuses Israel of possible war crimes

2015-07-29 18:32

Amnesty International says the Israeli military may have committed war crimes and crimes against humanity during last summer's Gaza war.

Explosions hit Hamas, Islamic Jihad cars in Gaza

2015-07-19 20:39

Explosions have destroyed six cars belonging to members of the Hamas and Islamic Jihad militant groups in Gaza City.

Calls for end to Israeli blockade a year after Gaza war

2015-07-08 14:01

Israel and Palestinians have marked one year since last summer's war in Gaza, with a UN official calling for an end to the "inexcusable" blockade of the territory that has helped prevent rebuilding.

 

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.

Gaza families ask Egypt to save abducted Palestinians

2015-08-21 05:20

The families of 4fourPalestinians abducted by militants in Sinai have called on Egypt to free them.

Anger, debate 10 years after Israel quit Gaza

2015-08-13 17:07

A synagogue now stocks fertilisers and a kindergarten has become offices: 10 years after Israel left Gaza, little remains of its former Jewish settlements.

Gaza starts rebuilding homes lost in 2014 war

2015-07-22 19:01

Much work has been done in the Gaza Strip to repair homes damaged during the Israel Gaza war, but a host of issues kept those turned to rubble from being rebuilt until now.

Gaza holding Israelis

2015-07-09 16:13

Two Israeli citizens are being held by Hamas in the Gaza Strip, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says.

Hamas alleges mass arrests

2015-07-07 22:27

Hamas alleges that more than 200 of its members had been arrested by the Palestinian Authority recently, with most of them tortured.

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