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7 Gazans, including 2 boys, killed by Israeli fire on border

7 Gazans, including 2 boys, killed by Israeli fire on border

Israeli troops killed seven Palestinians, two of them children, and wounded dozens more, Palestinian health officials said, in the deadliest day in recent weeks as Gaza’s Hamas rulers stepped up protests along the border fence. Thousands of Palestinians gathered Friday at five locations along Gaza Strip’s frontier with Israel in response to calls by Hamas, […]

September 29, 2018 | By | Reply More
Israeli troops kill boy, two men in Gaza protests- medics

Israeli troops kill boy, two men in Gaza protests- medics

Israeli soldiers killed three Palestinians, one of them an 11-year-old boy, and wounded at least 248 others taking part on Friday in weekly protests at the fortified Gaza Strip border, Palestinian medical officials said. The Israeli military said it used force necessary to repel 13,000 Palestinians who massed at several points at the fence. Some […]

September 15, 2018 | By | Reply More
Israeli forces kill two Palestinians in Gaza border protests

Israeli forces kill two Palestinians in Gaza border protests

Israeli forces shot and killed two Palestinians, one of them a 14-year-old boy, and wounded 415 others with live fire and tear gas during protests along the Gaza border on Friday, Gaza health officials said. Gaza medical officials said the boy, Yasser Abu Al-Naja and Mohammad Al-Hamayda, 24, were hit by live bullets. They added […]

June 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
Israeli troops kill four Palestinians as Gaza protest resumes

Israeli troops kill four Palestinians as Gaza protest resumes

Israeli troops killed four Palestinians and wounded hundreds of others on Friday with live fire and tear gas used against protesters at the Gaza border, medics said. Israel said it was defending the frontier against crowds that threw stones and burned tyres in an attempt to cross. It said at one location at least two […]

June 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Iran condemns wave of Israeli air strikes in Syria

Iran condemns wave of Israeli air strikes in Syria

In the first comments by Iran since Thursday’s wave of strikes, the foreign ministry condemned the “blatant violation of Syria’s sovereignty”. The strikes were the heaviest carried out by Israel on Syria in decades. They came after 20 rockets were fired at Israeli military positions in the occupied Golan Heights. Israel said Iranian fighters had […]

May 11, 2018 | By | Reply More
Syria says it has downed two Israeli missiles near Damascus

Syria says it has downed two Israeli missiles near Damascus

Syrian air defences downed two Israeli missiles near Damascus, state media reported, after explosions were heard at a military base south of the capital. The report arrived soon after US president Donald Trump’s announcement that he would break with the Iran nuclear agreement, a move that has put the region on edge. Israel has warned […]

May 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Israeli troops kill two Palestinians in Gaza stone-throwing clash

Israeli troops kill two Palestinians in Gaza stone-throwing clash

Jan 15, – An Israeli military spokeswoman said dozens of Palestinians had been rioting in the area and some had tried to breach the border with Israel. She said soldiers fired warning shots in the air before shooting at people across the fence. Israeli soldiers shot and killed two Palestinians in a stone-throwing clash near […]

January 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
Hunger-striking Palestinian prisoner in coma- lawyer

Hunger-striking Palestinian prisoner in coma- lawyer

Aug 14, – “I was informed yesterday evening by the (Israeli) hospital where he is being held that he had fallen into a coma,” Jamil al-Khatib, the attorney of detainee Mohammed Allan, told AFP. A Palestinian held by Israel without trial has slipped into a coma after a nearly two-month hunger strike, his lawyer said […]

August 14, 2015 | By | Reply More
Israel, Palestinians closest to peace ‘in years’: Kerry

Israel, Palestinians closest to peace ‘in years’: Kerry

Dec 07, – Israel and the Palestinians are closer to a peace deal than they have been in years, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday wrapping up his latest visit. “I believe we are closer than we have been in years to bringing about the peace and the prosperity and the security […]

December 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
Israeli ex-foreign minister cleared in graft trial

Israeli ex-foreign minister cleared in graft trial

Nov 06, – The decision handed the 55-year-old Lieberman a resounding victory in a case that had threatened to derail his political career and reshape the makeup of the coalition government. Instead, he could return to the political arena stronger than ever. An Israeli court on Wednesday found former Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman innocent of […]

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