Gaza

Egypt pushes for calm after flare-up in Gaza hostilities

The Egyptian efforts came a day after Hamas militants launched rockets into the Mediterranean Sea off central Israel, prompting Israel to carry out airstrikes on militant positions in Gaza.

published on : 2nd January 2022

Israeli aircraft hit militant targets in Gaza after rocket fire

The airstrikes come as retaliation for two rockets fired from Gaza on Saturday which landed in the Mediterranean Sea off central Israel.

published on : 2nd January 2022

Israel strikes Gaza after gunfire wounds civilians near borders

Israel had announced a number of measures aiming at easing tensions, but they have had little visible impact on the ground.

published on : 29th December 2021

Gaza's old battery pileups pose risk to health, environment

The most pressing threat, he said, is that “the batteries break and ooze liquid that includes sulfuric acid and leaks into the soil and then the water aquifer.”

published on : 22nd December 2021

A look at the billions of dollars in foreign aid to Gaza

The aid is intended to ease the burden on civilians of an Israeli-Egyptian blockade imposed on Gaza when the Islamic militant group seized power from rival Palestinian forces in 2007.

published on : 20th December 2021

Israel failed to probe shootings at Gaza protests: Report

Every week for around 18 months, thousands of Palestinians gathered at different points along the frontier, often after being bused there by Hamas.

published on : 2nd December 2021

Winter rain floods Gaza homes damaged in last spring's war

Families like the al-Attar's have patched things up as best they can, but winter in the seaside territory brings chilly nights and periodic rainstorms.

published on : 25th November 2021

Israeli couple accused of 'espionage' in Turkey, released

Relations between Turkey and Israel have been strained, especially since ambassadors were withdrawn in 2018 after the deaths of Palestinian protesters in Gaza.

published on : 18th November 2021

Hamas' male guardianship law keeps Gaza woman from studying abroad

Human Rights Watch, a New York-based group that is deeply critical of the blockade, called on Hamas to lift its restrictions.

published on : 6th November 2021

Israeli troops kill Gaza man near border; army investigates

The shooting came hours after two other Palestinians were killed in separate incidents in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank.

published on : 30th September 2021

Israel PM in first official trip to Egypt in over a decade amid tensions at Gaza Strip

The meeting between Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi and Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Monday signalled a warming in a relationship.

published on : 14th September 2021

Israeli firm unveils armed robot to patrol volatile borders

Proponents say such semi-autonomous machines allow armies to protect their soldiers, while critics fear this marks another dangerous step toward robots making life-or-death decisions.

published on : 13th September 2021

Israel airstrike hits Hamas targets in Gaza in response to rocket fire

Tensions have been heightened following last week's escape from an Israeli prison by six Palestinian inmates, as well as struggling efforts by Egypt to broker a long-term cease-fire.

published on : 13th September 2021

Israeli army says it launched strikes on Hamas site in Gaza

Fighter jets struck a Hamas rocket manufacturing workshop as well as a Hamas military compound in Khan Yunis, a city in southern Gaza, according to the army statement.

published on : 7th September 2021

Israel further eases Gaza restrictions despite unrest

Israel, which withdrew from Gaza in 2005, has maintained a tight blockade on the territory since 2007, the year Hamas Islamists took power in the Palestinian enclave.

published on : 1st September 2021
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