Israeli jets hit Gaza after rocket fire into Israel

2019-06-14 14:22

Israeli aircraft struck Hamas bases in Gaza, the military has said, after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants hit a Jewish theological seminary in southern Israel.

Palestinians break with Saudi Eid date for first time in years

2019-06-04 22:00

The Palestinians will begin the Eid festivities on a different day to Saudi Arabia for the first time since at least 1994 due to differences in the sighting of the moon, leading some to question why.

UCT should uphold beacon of freedom and vote against a boycott of Israel

2019-05-09 10:15

UCT has earned a reputation as a beacon of intellectual progress. This reputation will be set back if it indulges a politically-motivated and ideologically biased agenda to unfairly alienate the democracy of Israel, writes Ansel Brown.

WATCH: Israeli man killed in rocket strike from Gaza: police, hospital

2019-05-05 11:40

An Israeli man was killed overnight after a rocket from the Gaza Strip struck the city of Ashkelon, officials say.

Hamas fires rockets after Israel carries out strikes in Gaza

2019-05-03 16:54

Hamas, the group that governs the Gaza Strip, launched two rockets towards Israel on Thursday morning, local media reported, in response to Israeli rocket fire.

Animal welfare group evacuates 40 animals from Gaza zoo

2019-04-11 05:22

An international welfare group is evacuating dozens of animals languishing in a ramshackle Gaza zoo to sanctuaries abroad.

Palestinians see little hope in Israeli elections

2019-04-01 14:51

Tayseer Barakat is like many Palestinians when asked about the upcoming Israeli elections. He doesn't see much hope.

No halt to Gaza flare-up despite 'ceasefire'

2019-03-26 14:06

Israel kept up air strikes on Gaza and Palestinian militants launched new rockets despite a reported ceasefire deal, raising fears of a return to open conflict in the enclave.

Car rams into Israeli troops; 2 Palestinians shot and killed

2019-03-04 13:39

Israel says a Palestinian vehicle targeted Israeli soldiers on a highway in the West Bank, prompting troops to open fire, killing two Palestinians inside.

19 Palestinians, 1 Israeli soldier wounded in Gaza clashes

2019-02-18 09:22

Nineteen Palestinians and one Israeli soldier have been wounded during clashes in the northern Gaza Strip, the Israeli army and Palestinian medical sources have said.


Palestinians say medic shot in border clashes succumbs to wounds

2019-06-11 13:57

A Palestinian medic has succumbed to his wounds a month after being shot during clashes along the Gaza border, Palestinian officials have said.

Palestinian photojournalist at risk of Israeli deportation

2019-06-02 08:58

Mustafa al-Kharouf, who has been living in occupied East Jerusalem, faces deportation to Jordan.

Netanyahu pledges 'massive strikes' in Gaza as death toll rises

2019-05-06 05:31

Six Palestinians and one Israeli have been killed as Israeli forces mass on Gaza border, stoking fears of ground invasion.

Dozens of rockets fired at Israel from Gaza, Israel responds

2019-05-04 14:09

Gaza militants fired a barrage of dozens of rockets at Israel, which responded with strikes that killed a Palestinian, officials said, as a fragile ceasefire again faltered.

US congratulates new Palestinian government

2019-04-15 17:33

The United States congratulated the new Palestinian government a day after incoming prime minister Mohammad Shtayyeh announced his new cabinet alongside president Mahmud Abbas – leaving out the Islamist movement Hamas.

Netanyahu's annexation pledge raises ire of Palestinians

2019-04-07 19:50

The Palestinian foreign minister says Israel's leader will face a "real problem" if he follows through with his election campaign promise to annex Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank.

WATCH: Thousands rally in Gaza but Hamas mostly restrains crowds

2019-03-30 19:51

Tens of thousands of Palestinians have rallied in the Gaza Strip to mark the first anniversary of their mass protests along the Israeli border but Hamas leaders largely restrain crowds.

Israel carries out fresh Hamas strikes over incendiary balloons

2019-03-06 11:37

Israeli jets have struck a Hamas military target in the Gaza Strip in retaliation for balloon-borne explosive devices, the army says, the fourth such strike in recent days.

UN envoy says risk of Israeli-Palestinian war looms large

2019-02-21 14:30

The UN Mideast envoy says the prospect of peace between Israel and the Palestinians "is fading by the day as the specter of violence and radicalism grows" and "the risk of war continues to loom large".

Israel military charges 5 soldiers with abusing Palestinians

2019-02-01 05:37

Israeli military prosecutors have charged five soldiers with seriously abusing two Palestinian suspects who had been arrested.

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