Gaza zoo tries to sell lion cubs fearing cost of care

2017-12-23 12:43

A Palestinian zoo owner has put three lion cubs for sale, fearing he won't be able to afford to feed them as they grow.

ICC won't prosecute Israel over deadly flotilla raid

2017-12-01 05:17

The International Criminal Court will not prosecute Israel over the deadly raid on a flotilla carrying humanitarian aid toward Gaza in May 2010, it was announced Thursday.

Palestinian PM to visit Gaza next week for reconciliation efforts

2017-09-25 14:43

Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah will travel to the Gaza Strip on October 2 as part of renewed reconciliation efforts with Hamas, which runs the enclave, his government said.

Save the Children warns of unlivable conditions in Gaza

2017-09-05 11:32

Save the Children says kids are 'unable to sleep, study or play' as enclave faces electricity and environmental crises.

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


Two Palestinians dead in 'day of rage', US isolated at UN

2017-12-09 08:23

Clashes, Palestinian rocket fire and Israeli air strikes killed at least two people and wounded dozens of others on Friday in violence linked to US President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Hamas hands over Gaza border crossings

2017-11-01 22:16

Hamas has handed over control of the Gaza Strip's borders with Egypt and Israel to the Palestinian Authority in the first key test of a landmark reconciliation accord.

Hamas agrees to steps toward Palestinian unity

2017-09-17 21:01

Hamas has agreed to steps toward resolving a decade-long split with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's Fatah, announcing it would dissolve a body seen as a rival government and was ready to hold elections.

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.

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