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Israel targets Hamas sites after Gaza rocket attack

Israel targets Hamas sites after Gaza rocket attack

The aircraft targeted a "military compound belonging to the terrorist organisation Hamas," a statement from the army read.

Jan 02, 2018, 14:11 PM IST

Hamas security chief hurt in Gaza blast: Security sources

The head of Hamas security forces in the Gaza Strip was injured Friday when his car blew up in an attack in the Nusseirat refugee camp, Gaza security sources said.

Oct 27, 2017, 17:29 PM IST
Mahmud Abbas pledges to ramp up Gaza sanctions

Mahmud Abbas pledges to ramp up Gaza sanctions

The Palestinian Authority had been paying for some electricity to be delivered to Gaza since 2007, but in recent months has reduced the amount.

Aug 06, 2017, 21:49 PM IST

Hamas names chief suspect in commander killing

A military court in Gaza on Monday held the first hearing of three men accused of assassinating a Hamas military leader, naming the chief suspect for the first time.

May 15, 2017, 20:58 PM IST

Israel strikes Gaza after rocket fired

Israel and Hamas have fought three wars since 2008.

Mar 16, 2017, 11:47 AM IST
Hamas welcomes landmark UN vote on Israel settlements

Hamas welcomes landmark UN vote on Israel settlements

The UN Security Council yesterday demanded that Israel halt settlements in Palestinian territory, after the US refrained from vetoing the resolution condemning its closest Middle East ally.

Dec 24, 2016, 17:20 PM IST

Israeli jets carry out raids on Gaza: Palestinian Ministry

Israeli warplanes launched several raids on Wednesday in the Gaza Strip after a day of tensions along the border with Israel, said the interior ministry in the Palestinian territory.

May 04, 2016, 23:59 PM IST

Palestinians fire at Jerusalem police, attackers shot dead

Two Palestinians opened fire on Israeli police just outside Jerusalem`s old city walls before being shot dead by officers, police told AFP.

Feb 15, 2016, 03:56 AM IST

Gaza tunnel collapse kills two Hamas militants, say reports

The collapse of a tunnel in the Gaza Strip has killed two militants from Hamas's armed wing, officials said today, as concern grows in Israel over the rebuilding of tunnels that
can be used for attacks.

Feb 03, 2016, 14:55 PM IST

Egypt opens Gaza border crossing for first time in months

Thousands of Palestinians are lining up on Thursday at the Rafah crossing in hopes of leaving the isolated enclave.

Dec 03, 2015, 22:17 PM IST
Two Palestinians killed in Gaza by Israeli army fire: Medics

Two Palestinians killed in Gaza by Israeli army fire: Medics

Two Palestinian died after being shot by the Israeli military in the Gaza Strip on Friday, the enclave's health ministry said, the latest such incidents in more than two weeks of clashes and attacks.

Oct 16, 2015, 23:41 PM IST

Israeli air raids hit Gaza after rocket fire

Israeli air raids have hit the Gaza Strip in response to a rocket fired from the Palestinian enclave that was intercepted by the Iron Dome missile defence system, officials said Wednesday.

Sep 30, 2015, 14:20 PM IST

Gaza`s sole power plant shuts over Palestinian tax dispute

 The Gaza Strip`s sole power plant has halted production, the Hamas-run energy authority said Tuesday, in the latest dispute with the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority over fuel tax.

Jul 21, 2015, 17:17 PM IST

Hamas militant killed in Gaza tunnel collapse

A member of the armed wing of the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas died Friday when a smuggling tunnel collapsed in the Gaza Strip near the Israeli border, Hamas and medical sources said.

Jun 05, 2015, 16:40 PM IST

50 wounded in blast at Gaza training camp

At least 50 Palestinians were wounded in a blast that occurred Thursday inside a militant training camp in Gaza, Hamas officials, medics and witnesses said.

May 15, 2015, 01:34 AM IST

Palestinian ministers visit Gaza over employee dispute

A delegation of Palestinian ministers and senior officials from the West Bank-based national consensus government arrived in Gaza on Sunday in a bid to tackle a thorny dispute over employees.

Apr 19, 2015, 22:22 PM IST

Hamas official calls to abduct Israelis, swap for Palestinians

A senior Hamas official in the Gaza Strip called on Thursday for the abduction of Israelis, who would be swapped for Palestinians held by the Jewish state.

Apr 16, 2015, 23:14 PM IST

Hamas Twitter campaign backfires with torrent of abuse

Palestinian Islamist group Hamas launched a campaign on Twitter on Friday aimed at improving its image, but was immediately hit by a barrage of sarcastic and mocking messages.

Mar 14, 2015, 00:17 AM IST

Palestinian fisherman killed by Israeli fire: Medics

A Palestinian fisherman was shot dead by Israeli forces on Saturday off the coast of the Gaza Strip, a spokesman for the Palestinian health services said.

Mar 07, 2015, 18:37 PM IST

Palestinian killed in blast near ruined Gaza airport

A young Palestinian was killed and his brother seriously wounded in an explosion on Saturday near the Gaza Strip's abandoned airport, the health ministry said.

Feb 28, 2015, 20:08 PM IST