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Israel army given shoot orders ahead of Gaza border protest

Israel army given shoot orders ahead of Gaza border protest

Israeli chief of staff Lieutenant General Gadi Eisenkot has warned the army has been given authorisation to open fire ahead of mass protests on the Gaza border planned for Friday. Eisenkot said reinforcements, including special forces snipers, had been deployed to the border to counter what he said was the most serious risk of conflict […]

March 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
Israel demolishes homes of Palestinian killers

Israel demolishes homes of Palestinian killers

Nov 14, – The military carried out the demolition orders after clearance from the supreme court. It said the three homes in Nablus belonged to attackers who killed an Israeli couple in front of their children in the West Bank on Oct. 1. It said the other home, near Ramallah, belonged to a man who […]

November 14, 2015 | By | Reply More
Egypt temporarily opens Gaza border crossing in sign of thaw with Hamas

Egypt temporarily opens Gaza border crossing in sign of thaw with Hamas

Jun 13, – For the first time in three months, Palestinians are allowed to enter and exit the Gaza Strip following Egypt’s decision to open the Rafah border crossing. Egypt has opened the Rafah border crossing, allowing Palestinians to travel in and out of the coastal enclave. Cairo’s decision to open the border for three […]

June 13, 2015 | By | Reply More
Gaza ceasefire takes effect as Palestinians celebrate

Gaza ceasefire takes effect as Palestinians celebrate

Aug 26, – Minutes before the Egyptian-brokered truce began at 1600 GMT (12.00 noon EDT), a rocket fired by Palestinian militants killed one person in an Israeli kibbutz, or collective farm, near the Gaza border, police said. A ceasefire agreement between Israel and the Palestinians aimed at ending their seven-week conflict in Gaza went into […]

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