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Palestinian dies after being shot in Gaza clashes- ministry

Palestinian dies after being shot in Gaza clashes- ministry

A Palestinian has died days after being shot by Israeli forces in clashes along the Gaza border, the enclave’s health ministry said Tuesday. Sari al-Shobaki had been transferred to Jerusalem for treatment after being shot several days ago east of Gaza City, the ministry in the Hamas-run territory said. A ministry spokesman said the 23-year-old […]

July 17, 2018 | By | Reply More
Hamas calls for Palestinian uprising in response to Trump’s Jerusalem plan

Hamas calls for Palestinian uprising in response to Trump’s Jerusalem plan

The Islamist group Hamas urged Palestinians on Thursday to abandon peace efforts and launch a new uprising against Israel in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as its capital. The Israeli military said it was reinforcing troops in the occupied West Bank, deploying several new army battalions and putting other forces on […]

December 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
Palestinian, Israeli girls camping for peace in US wilderness

Palestinian, Israeli girls camping for peace in US wilderness

Liza Masri had learned as a young girl during the bloodiest days of the second intifada to fear the soldiers patrolling her neighborhood in the besieged West Bank city of Nablus. But it wasn’t until after the uprising that her mistrust was most shockingly vindicated as she witnessed Israeli troops shooting dead her Palestinian neighbor […]

August 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
Abbas turns screw on Hamas by cutting Gaza’s electricity

Abbas turns screw on Hamas by cutting Gaza’s electricity

The Palestinian self-rule government in the West Bank told Israel on Thursday that it will stop paying for the electricity Israel sells to the Gaza Strip as tensions between the territory’s Islamic militant Hamas rulers and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas intensify. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has threatened to exert financial pressure on political rival Hamas […]

April 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
Palestinian man fatally stabs British woman on Jerusalem train

Palestinian man fatally stabs British woman on Jerusalem train

A Palestinian man fatally stabbed a British student on Jerusalem’s transit network on Friday, Israeli police said. Israel’s ambassador to Britain, Mark Regev, named the victim as Hannah Bladon on his Twitter account, adding that she was “murdered in a senseless act of terror.” The incident occurred in a train carriage on the light rail […]

April 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
Palestinian tries to stab Israel soldier, shot dead- army

Palestinian tries to stab Israel soldier, shot dead- army

Sep 20, – “An assailant armed with a knife attempted to stab an IDF (Israel Defence Force) soldier at a checkpoint at the entrance to (the village of) Bani Naim,” a statement said. A Palestinian tried to stab an Israeli soldier near the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron on Tuesday before being shot dead, […]

September 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
Fourth attack on Israelis in 24 hours

Fourth attack on Israelis in 24 hours

Sep 17, – A military statement said the attacker drew a knife during a routine security check in Hebron’s Tel Rumeida neighbourhood, wounding the soldier. A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli soldier Saturday in the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron before being shot dead, the army said, in the such fourth attack in under 24 […]

September 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
Thousands of children detained in security clampdown- HRW

Thousands of children detained in security clampdown- HRW

July 28, – In a new report, the US-based rights group documented an increase in the detention of children in six conflict-affected countries: Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq, Israel and the Palestinian territories, Nigeria and Syria. Thousands of children have been detained and many tortured during security operations carried out in response to […]

July 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
Aid to 1,000 Gaza families suspended after Israel cement ban- UN

Aid to 1,000 Gaza families suspended after Israel cement ban- UN

Apr 28, – Israel suspended the imports of cement to Gaza early this month after some of the supplies were allegedly diverted. Reconstruction aid to over 1,000 families in Gaza has been suspended due to a lack of materials, the United Nations said Friday, after Israel banned the private import of cement over corruption claims. […]

April 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
Second Gaza child dies after Israeli air strike- medics

Second Gaza child dies after Israeli air strike- medics

Mar 12, – Her brother Yassin, 10, died earlier in a raid on a base of Hamas’s military wing near their home in the northern Gaza village of Beit Lahiya. Another brother, Ayub, 13, suffered moderate injuries. A six-year-old girl wounded in an Israeli air strike on the Gaza Strip Saturday has died of her […]

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