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USAID assistance in the West Bank and Gaza has ceased: US official

The halt was requested by the Palestinian Authority but is certain to bring further hardship to people in the already deprived territories. 

Feb 02, 2019, 10:07 AM IST

Gazan dies of wounds from Israel border clash: Health Ministry

At least 134 Palestinians have been killed in clashes since mass protests broke out along the Gaza border on March 30.


Jun 24, 2018, 14:48 PM IST

For a brief moment, goalscorers forget poverty and war

The eyes of the world will turn to Russia this week for the World Cup but it is far away you must look to find the sport`s beating heart -- on war-ravaged streets and in poverty-stricken slums where the simple act of

Jun 11, 2018, 15:22 PM IST

Thousands at funeral for Gaza volunteer killed on Israel border

Razan al-Najjar, 21, a volunteer with the Gaza health ministry, was fatally shot in the chest near Khan Yunis on Friday.

Jun 02, 2018, 23:51 PM IST

Gaza massacre: Israel defends actions as 55 Palestinians killed

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended his military, saying: "Every country has an obligation to defend its borders. 

May 15, 2018, 10:19 AM IST

US opens new embassy in Jerusalem, Donald Trump call it 'a great day for Israel'

President Donald Trump has hailed the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem.

May 14, 2018, 19:46 PM IST

Israel hits Gaza after rocket fire, three wounded

Palestinians in the coastal territory have fired both rockets and mortar rounds into Israel over the past week amid anger over US President Donald Trump`s recognition of Jerusalem as its capital.

Dec 13, 2017, 14:05 PM IST

Two Palestinians killed in Gaza, Israel denies attack claim

The circumstances of the incident, which occurred near Gaza`s northern border with Israel, were initially unclear.

Dec 12, 2017, 19:06 PM IST

Israel strikes Hamas sites across Gaza after rocket attacks

Israeli forces on Sunday destroyed a "significant" cross-border attack tunnel from the Gaza Strip, which the military said was being dug by the enclave`s dominant Islamist group, Hamas.

Dec 10, 2017, 17:06 PM IST

30 years since first Palestinian intifada erupted

On December 8, 1987, four Palestinians from the Gaza Strip`s Jabaliya refugee camp are crushed to death by an Israeli lorry.

Dec 08, 2017, 21:10 PM IST

Second Palestinian killed in anti-Trump clashes in Gaza

The Israeli army confirmed it had shot two people along the border, accusing them of being "main instigators" of "violent riots."

Dec 08, 2017, 20:47 PM IST

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

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

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

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 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 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