Israel army strikes Hamas military target in response to Gaza rocket attack

The rocket landed in an open area and did not cause any damage or injuries, Israeli media reported. 

Oct 06, 2020, 06:23 AM IST

Israel closes Gaza crossing after Palestinians launch incendiary balloons

Israel on Tuesday closed one of its main border crossings with the Gaza Strip after Palestinians launched incendiary balloons that set fire to areas on the Israeli frontier.

Aug 11, 2020, 11:03 AM IST

Gaza rocket sends Israel PM Netanyahu to shelter during campaign rally

The Israeli military confirmed the launch against Ashkelon, which is 12 km (7.5 miles) from the coastal Palestinian enclave, and said the rocket was shot down by an Iron Dome air defence interceptor.

Dec 26, 2019, 08:08 AM IST

Israel launches fresh air strikes on Gaza

Israel on Saturday launched fresh aerial attacks at Hamas targets on the Gaza strip in response to two rockets fired from the enclave.

Nov 16, 2019, 16:52 PM IST

Tenuous truce in Gaza as Islamic Jihad, Israel differ on terms

Islamic Jihad said an Egyptian-mediated truce went into effect at 0330 GMT, about 48 hours after Israel triggered the exchange of fire by killing the Iranian-backed faction`s top Gaza commander in an air strike, deeming him an imminent threat.

Nov 14, 2019, 17:57 PM IST

Israeli air strikes kill 13 Palestinians in Gaza; death toll reaches 23

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel, having killed the Islamic Jihad commander, was not interested in a broader conflict. 

Nov 13, 2019, 20:32 PM IST

Israel kills Islamic Jihad commander, rockets rain from Gaza

The rare targeted strike which killed Islamic Jihad`s Baha Abu Al-Atta in Gaza came as Syrian state media said a separate missile attack had hit the home of an Islamic Jihad official in Damascus, killing two people including one of his sons.

Nov 13, 2019, 13:24 PM IST

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