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13 March, 2018 9:30 AM Blast targets Palestinian PM Hamdallah's convoy during rare Gaza visit

Mr. Hamdallah was not injured in the explosion. An explosion targeted Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah’s convoy as he arrived in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday for a rare visit, lightly wounding seven people, officials and witnesses said. Mr. Hamdallah was not injured in the explosion, which occurred shortly after his convoy entered the territory 30

31 January, 2018 8:12 PM US State Department designates Hamas leader as terrorist

The US State Department said on Wednesday it had designated Ismail Haniyeh as a terrorist. Washington: The US State Department said on Wednesday it had designated Ismail Haniyeh, leader of the Islamist Palestinian group Hamas, as a terrorist. The State Department said in a statement that Haniyeh, along with two Islamist groups active in Egypt and one in the Palestinian 100

14 January, 2018 7:17 AM Israel Destroys Tunnel From Gaza It Says Intended For Attacks

Jerusalem: Israel said Sunday it used a combination of air strikes and other means to destroy a tunnel stretching from the Gaza Strip into the country and continuing into Egypt. Israeli military spokesman Jonathan Conricus said the tunnel belonged to Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas and was intended for attacks as opposed to smuggling. He said he was not aware 71

14 January, 2018 3:59 AM Israel carries out air strike in Gaza: army

Palestinian security sources in Gaza said nobody was wounded in the strike Israeli aircraft attacked a target in the southern Gaza Strip on Saturday, the army said, and also closed the goods crossing between the Palestinian enclave and the Jewish state. Israel "targeted a terror infrastructure using fighter jets in the southern Rafah region, adjacent 49

23 December, 2017 4:08 PM Unable To Feed, Zookeeper Puts Lion Cubs Up For Sale

Gaza City, Palestinian Territories: The owner of a private zoo in the impoverished Gaza Strip has put three lion cubs up for sale, saying he can no longer afford to feed them. Mohammad Ahmad Jumaa took to social media to advertise the animals at 3,500 Jordanian dinars ($5,000) each. "Because of the bad economic situation and the difficulty of finding 42

15 December, 2017 12:39 PM Palestinians-Israelis clash as Jerusalem fallout continues

Palestinian protesters are scuffling with Israeli forces as fallout continues over President Donald Trump’s announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital last week. Following Muslim prayers on Friday, Palestinians threw rocks at Israeli troops who responded with tear gas in the West Bank. Gaza Health Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Kidra said five Palestinians 35

14 December, 2017 2:49 AM Israel strikes Hamas targets after Gaza rocket fire

GAZA CITY: Israel carried out a series of air strikes against Islamist group Hamas in Gaza early Thursday, the army said, hours after rockets were fired at the Jewish state from the Palestinian enclave. In a statement, the Israeli army said they had targeted three Hamas military facilities in different parts of the Gaza Strip, which Hamas controls 78

13 December, 2017 4:46 PM Will Go To Security Council Over Full UN Membership: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

Mahmoud Abbas, who spoke at an extraordinary meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Istanbul, did not elaborate on how the Palestinians intended to become a full member state. Cairo: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Wednesday the Palestinians will "go to the United Nations Security Council" over full UN membership after the US decided 73

11 December, 2017 7:08 PM Netanyahu accuses Erdogan of helping 'terrorists'

"I am not used to receiving lectures about morality from a leader who bombs Kurdish villagers in his native Turkey," Netanyahu said. PARIS: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hit back at Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday after he labelled Israel a "state that kills children," calling him a leader who bombs Kurdish villagers and supports 39

9 December, 2017 8:24 AM Israeli retaliation strikes kill two Palestinian gunmen in Gaza

Israel launched fresh airstrikes in the Gaza Strip on Saturday in response to rocket fire from the enclave and the Palestinian Islamist Hamas group said two of its gunmen were killed in the bombings. Militants fired at least three rockets toward Israeli towns from the Hamas-controlled strip on Friday, declared a “day of rage” by Palestinian factions 29