Gaza

Israel hits Gaza after rockets disrupt PM Netanyahu's rally

Video posted on WhatsApp by Netanyahu's right-wing Likud party showed him returning to the stage after the all-clear and saying that Hamas was scared of him winning next general election.

published on : 11th September 2019

Gaza under alert after bombings kill three police officers

A source familiar with the investigation said a Salafist movement in Gaza, which is run by Islamist movement Hamas, that sympathises with the Islamic State jihadist group was suspected.

published on : 28th August 2019

Israel shoots Palestinian who threw grenades while trying to cross Gaza border

It was the latest in a series of violent incidents along the Gaza border in the run-up to a September 17 Israeli general election.

published on : 23rd August 2019

Three Palestinians killed by Israeli troops at Gaza border

On Friday Palestinians in Gaza fired a rocket at Sderot, in what the army said was the first such attack since July 12.

published on : 18th August 2019

Israel blocks Gaza fuel supply over fire balloons

Balloons with attached incendiary devices are flown over the Gaza border by Palestinian demonstrators seeking to start fires in nearby Israeli farmland.

published on : 25th June 2019

Death toll in Gaza rises to 12 in Israeli strikes: Hamas

The ministry said three people, including a pregnant woman, were killed in northern Gaza and two in southern Gaza, raising an earlier toll of seven.

published on : 5th May 2019

Netanyahu vows more 'massive strikes' in response to Gaza rockets

Israel said around 450 rockets or mortars had been fired from the Palestinian enclave run by Hamas since Saturday, and it responded with waves of air and tank strikes.

published on : 5th May 2019

200 rockets fired from Gaza, Israeli response kills three

On Thursday, Israel said its aircraft struck a Hamas military compound after balloons carrying firebombs and explosives were launched across the border.

published on : 5th May 2019

Israel reopens Gaza crossings closed for days after rocket strike: Official

The Erez crossing for people and the Kerem Shalom crossing for goods reopened Sunday morning, a spokeswoman for COGAT, the defence ministry unit that oversees the crossings, told the media.

published on : 31st March 2019

New Gaza rocket threatens truce after Benjamin Netanyahu​'s warning

Calm prevailed throughout Tuesday, with Hamas claiming Egypt had brokered a ceasefire, but as night fell Israel said a projectile was fired from Gaza around 8:00 pm

published on : 27th March 2019

Israel hits targets across Gaza following Palestinian rocket attack

Several airstrikes rocked Gaza with one resulting in an explosion that destroyed the office of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh.

published on : 26th March 2019

Rocket hits house north of Tel Aviv, Israelis wounded: police, medics

Israel's army had earlier reported a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip at Israel but a spokeswoman could not comment further for now.

published on : 25th March 2019

Gaza rockets target Israel for the first time since 2014

There were no reports of damage or casualties, the Israeli army said, and no group in Gaza immediately claimed the attack, but in a statement, Hamas's military wing denied responsibility for the attac

published on : 15th March 2019

Gaza border protests called off after Israel air raids: Organisers

The cancellation, the first of its kind in a year, came after Israel said its aircraft struck dozens of Hamas targets in Gaza overnight in response to rockets fired from the enclave, including at Tel

published on : 15th March 2019

This zoo will let visitors play with a lion, declawed

The zoo in the war-battered Palestinian enclave is promoting itself as offering the chance to play with the 14-month-old declawed lioness, which is supposed to be placid enough to meet visitors.

published on : 14th February 2019
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