Palestinian sentenced to death for giving info to Israel


Gaza City: A Hamas military court in the Gaza Strip today sentenced a Palestinian to death for allegedly providing information to Israel said to have led to Palestinians being killed, judicial sources said.

Palestinian Authority accuses Hamas of `Gaza split` talks with Israel

The Palestinian Authority on Tuesday accused Hamas of holding secret talks with Israel that would endorse the separation of Palestinian territories.

Protesters rally for Israeli who went missing in Gaza

Protesters rallied Monday in support of an Israeli who went missing after crossing into the Gaza Strip in a case that has highlighted concerns over alleged discrimination against Israel`s Ethiopian community.

Jewish extremists suspected in West Bank village fire: NGO

A tent was torched and Hebrew-language graffiti was sprayed on Thursday at a Palestinian Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank in what residents and an NGO said was a suspected attack by Jewish extremists.

Police brace for `Tel Aviv beach` protests in Paris

Paris was to deploy some 500 police along the River Seine on Thursday, at the start of a controversial beach attraction dedicated to Tel Aviv. 

Palestinians fire rocket into southern Israel: Army

Palestinian militants in Gaza fired a rocket into southern Israel on Friday, without causing casualties, the Army said, in an attack claimed by jihadists.

Palestinian territories come together in rare soccer match
Palestinian territories come together in rare soccer match

Palestinians long riven by geography and factional feuding enjoyed a rare show of unity on Thursday in a soccer match that brought together teams from their two territories. 

Palestinian motorist shot after ramming Israeli troops: Army

A Palestinian motorist injured three Israeli soldiers in a ramming attack in the occupied West Bank on Thursday and was then shot and wounded by troops, security sources said. 

Hamas sentences man to death for `collaborating` with Israel

A Hamas military court in the Gaza Strip on Thursday sentenced a Palestinian to be hanged to death after he was found guilty of collaborating with Israel, a court source said.

Palestinian killed by Israeli gunfire on Gaza border: Medics

A Palestinian man was killed and another wounded by Israeli gunfire in the northern Gaza Strip Friday after they approached the border with Israel, a Palestinian medical official told AFP.

`Strong evidence` of Israel war crimes on `Black Friday`: Amnesty

An analysis of an Israeli assault in the Gaza Strip following the capture of one of its soldiers during last year`s war in the Palestinian territory shows "strong evidence" of war crimes, Amnesty International said Wednesday.

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.

Gaza car blasts target Hamas, Islamic Jihad armed wings

Five near-simultaneous explosions in Gaza on Sunday targeted members of the armed branches of Hamas and Islamic Jihad amid growing tensions between the Palestinian territory`s rulers and extremist opponents.

Israeli air strike hits Gaza Strip after militant rocket launch

Israeli aircraft struck militant targets in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip early on Thursday after a rocket from the coastal territory landed in southern Israel, the Israeli military said.

Netanyahu visits missing Israeli`s family after aide `threats`

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Friday visited relatives of a citizen reportedly held captive by Hamas after a top aide apologised for telling them he would suffer if they went public.

New hostage crisis feared as Israel says two held in Gaza

Two Israelis are being held captive by Hamas in the Gaza Strip after having crossed into the Palestinian territory, Israeli officials said on Thursday, raising fears of another hostage crisis.

Two civilians held in Gaza, one by Hamas, claims Israel
Two civilians held in Gaza, one by Hamas, claims Israel

The Israeli defence ministry said on Thursday that two Israelis, including an Arab, were being held captive in the Gaza Strip, accusing Hamas of holding one of them.

Israel, Palestinians mark one year since Gaza war
Israel, Palestinians mark one year since Gaza war

Israel and Palestinians mark one year since last summer`s devastating war in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, with a ceasefire still largely holding but few of the issues that led to the conflict resolved.

Hamas alleges mass arrests, torture by Palestinian Authority

Hamas alleged Tuesday that more than 200 of its members had been arrested by the Palestinian Authority recently, with most of them tortured, threatening to widen a rift between Palestinian factions.

Hamas says claim it supported Sinai attacks `propaganda`

Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas on Friday dismissed as "propaganda" an Israeli claim that it provided support related to this week`s jihadist attacks against Egyptian soldiers in Sinai.