Gaza

Israel shells Gaza after failed rocket attempt: Army

In August, a suicide bomber allegedly linked to the Islamic State group killed a Hamas guard in southern Gaza along the border with Egypt, in a rare attack against the Islamists.

Oct 09, 2017, 16:14 PM IST

Palestine cabinet pledges to end split with Hamas

Palestinian Authority (PA) Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah has pledged to end a decade-long split between the Islamist Hamas Movement of Gaza and his West Bank-based government during a cabinet meeting in Gaza, which was held for the first time since 2014.

Oct 03, 2017, 17:23 PM IST
CPM students' body used Gaza photo showed by Pakistan in UN, claims BJP

CPM students' body used Gaza photo showed by Pakistan in UN, claims BJP

The Students' Federation of India (SFI) has allegedly used the photo of an injured Gaza girl for a campaign in Kerala.

Sep 29, 2017, 11:02 AM IST
Matter of diplomacy, but will think about dealing with fake photos: UNGA president on gaffe by Pakistan

Matter of diplomacy, but will think about dealing with fake photos: UNGA president on gaffe by Pakistan

Pakistan used a photo to portray an injured Gaza girl as a Kashmiri pellet gun victim at the United Nations.

Sep 27, 2017, 18:07 PM IST
India counters Pakistan's photo gaffe at UN with picture of slain Kashmiri Army officer

India counters Pakistan's photo gaffe at UN with picture of slain Kashmiri Army officer

Pakistan's Permanent Representative to the UN had on Sunday flashed a picture of an injured Gaza girl alleging she was a victim of pellet guns in Kashmir.

Sep 25, 2017, 23:03 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
Hamas chief in Egypt for first visit since election

Hamas chief in Egypt for first visit since election

Hamas controls the small Palestinian Gaza Strip enclave and has been seeking to improve relations with neighbouring Egypt in a bid to convince Cairo to open the territory`s border with Gaza — its only crossing except with Israel.

Sep 09, 2017, 20:03 PM IST

2 killed, 5 wounded in ISIS suicide bombing in Gaza

 Two were killed, including a suicide bomber, and five injured early on Thursday in a suicide bombing attack after an Islamic State (ISIS) member carried out on the borders between southern Gaza Strip and Egypt, security officials said.

Aug 17, 2017, 07:59 AM IST

Israeli military says Gaza homes hiding Hamas tunnels

The Israeli military today said it has identified two residential buildings in the northern Gaza Strip as potential military targets after discovering Hamas militant tunnels underneath them.

Aug 10, 2017, 19:18 PM IST

Aging and ailing, who will succeed current Palestinian leaders?

Despite Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu publicly dismissing Abbas as no partner for peace, Israel`s security establishment likes his steady hand and the fact he favours peaceful resistance over violence. Those best positioned around Abbas largely have the same perspective.

Aug 09, 2017, 19:49 PM IST

Israel to permit Jerusalem Palestinians to visit Gaza

Egypt also has a border with Gaza which it has largely closed off in recent years.

Aug 08, 2017, 22:36 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

Israel strikes Gaza after missile across border: Army

Missiles and rockets are periodically fired at Israel, generally by hardline Islamist groups opposed to Hamas.

Jul 24, 2017, 14:06 PM IST

Egypt court sentences 28 to death over 2015 prosecutor killing

A Cairo criminal court on Saturday sentenced to death 28 people over the 2015 killing of Egypt`s top prosecutor and handed 15 others jail sentences of 25 years each.

Jul 22, 2017, 15:33 PM IST

Israel, Palestinians have failed to prosecute war crimes: UN

Israeli and Palestinians authorities must ensure that victims of violations in their long conflict have access to justice and reparations, the report said.
 

Jun 12, 2017, 23:40 PM IST

Hamas denies it built tunnel under UN schools in Gaza

Over the years, Gaza`s Hamas rulers have built a labyrinth of tunnels, some passing under the border into Israel which they used to launch attacks during their last conflict in 2014.
 

Jun 10, 2017, 19:41 PM IST

Ismail Haniya elected as new Hamas chief

Gaza based Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas on Saturday elected Ismail Haniya as its new political chief, replacing Qatar based veteran Khaled Meshaal.

May 07, 2017, 09:07 AM IST

Palestinian killed by Israeli artillery fire in Gaza: Official

A Palestinian was killed and two others injured before dawn on Wednesday by Israeli artillery fire in Gaza, according to a Palestinian official.

Mar 22, 2017, 09:36 AM IST

Israeli tanks fire at Gaza

Palestinian officials said Israeli military tanks fired towards the Gaza Strip on Saturday in response to rockets launched into southern Israel.

Mar 18, 2017, 15:25 PM IST

Israel strikes Gaza after rocket fired

Israel and Hamas have fought three wars since 2008.

Mar 16, 2017, 11:47 AM IST