Gaza Strip

Hamas must disarm under unity deal: Palestinian police chief

Hamas must disarm under unity deal: Palestinian police chief

The Palestinian Authority (PA) is due to retake control of the Gaza Strip, currently still run by Islamist movement Hamas, by December 1.

Nov 08, 2017, 20:27 PM IST

Death toll from strike on Gaza tunnel this week rises to 12

A Palestinian militant group said on Friday that five of its members had been killed earlier this week when Israel blew up a cross-border tunnel being dug by militants from the Gaza Strip, bringing the death toll in the strike to 12. 

Nov 03, 2017, 16:07 PM IST

Two Palestinians charged with murder of Israeli man

Israeli prosecutors filed charges on Sunday against two Palestinians suspected of murdering their Jewish employer this month in what authorities have labelled a "terror attack", the justice ministry said.

Oct 29, 2017, 18:23 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

Five questions on Palestinian unity deal

 Palestinian rivals Fatah and Hamas signed a unity deal in Cairo on Thursday aimed at ending their decade-long dispute.

Oct 12, 2017, 21:56 PM IST
Palestinian cabinet convenes in Gaza in move to reconcile with Hamas

Palestinian cabinet convenes in Gaza in move to reconcile with Hamas

GAZA (Reuters) - Prime Minister Rami al-Hamdallah on Tuesday chaired his first meeting of the Palestinian cabinet in Gaza in a move towards reconciliation between the mainstream Fatah party and Isl

Oct 03, 2017, 12:12 PM IST
Hamas agrees to hand over Gaza to Abbas government

Hamas agrees to hand over Gaza to Abbas government

Hamas also agreed to an election, which has failed to take place in Gaza since 2006 as a result of the division between Fatah and Hamas.

Sep 17, 2017, 17:08 PM IST

2 policemen killed, 9 injured in Egypt blast

The explosion came a day after a car bomber attacked a checkpoint in North Sinai's nearby Rafah city, causing at least 66 deaths and injuries, according to the Egyptian military spokesman.

Jul 09, 2017, 09:11 AM IST

Benjamin Netanyahu says does not want `escalation` in Gaza

Israel`s security cabinet decided on Sunday to reduce the daily amount of electricity supplied to Gaza by between 45 and 60 minutes.
 

Jun 13, 2017, 22:02 PM IST

Israel to reduce Gaza power, feeding fears of unrest

The move has raised fears of a new upsurge in violence, with Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza having fought three wars since 2008.

Jun 13, 2017, 00:00 AM IST

Israel says foils plot to avenge Hamas commander's murder

Israeli authorities said Thursday they had foiled a plot by Arab citizens to attack an Israeli soldier in revenge for the March killing of a Hamas commander.

Jun 08, 2017, 22:17 PM IST

Three sentenced to death over Hamas commander assassination

The assassination of Mazen Faqha in the middle of the Hamas-run Gaza Strip on March 24 shocked the Islamist movement and raised the possibility of a new round of violence with Israel.

May 21, 2017, 20:35 PM IST

New Hamas document accepts Palestinian state with 1967 borders

The Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas unveiled on Monday a new policy document easing its stance on Israel after having long called for its destruction, as it seeks to improve its international standing.

May 02, 2017, 00:41 AM IST

Israeli stabbed in Jerusalem, attacker arrested: Police

An Israeli woman was stabbed and seriously wounded in Jerusalem on friday and her attacker arrested.

Apr 14, 2017, 18:00 PM IST

UN rights office condemns executions of three in Gaza Strip

The UN human rights office is condemning "in the strongest terms" the execution of three Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, whose ruling Hamas militant group had accused of collaborating with Israel.

 

Apr 07, 2017, 18:19 PM IST

Israel blocking rights workers` access to Gaza: HRW

Israel is blocking rights activists` access to and from the Gaza Strip, hampering their work in the Palestinian enclave run by Islamist movement Hamas, Human Rights Watch said Monday.

Apr 03, 2017, 16:27 PM IST

Hamas partially reopens Gaza crossing after assassination

Hamas authorities partially reopened the crossing between the Gaza Strip and Israel on Monday, after a one-day closure following the assassination of one of the group's leaders.

Mar 27, 2017, 23:12 PM IST

Hamas partially reopens Gaza crossing after assassination

Hamas authorities partially reopened the crossing between the Gaza Strip and Israel on Monday, after a one-day closure following the assassination of one of the group's leaders.

Mar 27, 2017, 23:12 PM IST

Israel strikes Gaza after rocket fired

Israel and Hamas have fought three wars since 2008.

Mar 16, 2017, 11:47 AM IST
Israeli planes hit Gaza after rocket attack

Israeli planes hit Gaza after rocket attack

"Three bombs were dropped by the air force on a Hamas military base east of Nusseirat refugee camp," south of Gaza city, a Palestinian security source said.

Feb 27, 2017, 22:19 PM IST