Gaza strip

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

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

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

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

Israel launches further Hamas strikes after Gaza rocket fired

The raids were done after the Israeli army struck on two Hamas posts on Sunday after balloons carried an explosive device over the border fence.

published on : 7th January 2019

Palestinian killed in Israel strike: Gaza ministry

The Israeli military said its aircraft had fired towards a militant who was part of a group launching projectiles at its territory, without confirming the death.

published on : 13th November 2018

Amid airstrikes, Hamas hits building in Israel, threatens more attacks

The armed wing of Hamas threatened to step up its attacks and fire rockets further north toward the Israeli cities of Ashdod and Beersheba if Israel continued its airstrikes.

published on : 13th November 2018

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu says mediation can help to prevent Gaza collapse: Report 

Netanyahu made the comments in a briefing to local journalists on Monday, various Israeli newspapers reported.

published on : 30th October 2018

Israeli fire kills six Palestinians at Gaza protest

Two other Palestinians were killed in other protest locations, the ministry said, adding that at least 140 Palestinians were wounded by live bullets.

published on : 13th October 2018

Israel closes sole people crossing with Gaza after riot: Israeli Army

Egyptian and United Nations officials have been mediating indirect negotiations on a long-term truce between Israel and Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas, who have fought three wars since 2008.

published on : 5th September 2018

Israel strikes hit more than 30 Gaza 'military targets': Army

Army spokesman Jonathan Conricus told journalists the rocket and mortar fire at Israel was the most extensive since a 2014 war as was Israel's response.

published on : 29th May 2018

170 injured in fresh clashes in Palestine

Eyewitnesses said after Friday prayers, hundreds headed to five different locations along the border. Israeli soldiers using loudspeakers warned the demonstrators, asking them to "Go home for your saf

published on : 4th May 2018

Sri Lanka's LTTE removed from European Union's terror blacklist

The court, however, removed Sri Lanka's Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam from the 28-member bloc's terror list, BBC reported.

published on : 26th July 2017