Latest in Tag: Gaza Highlight
Latest in Tag: Gaza
The border crossing has been opened to allow passage of patients and students, says state media
For the most part, Egyptian authorities have kept the Rafah border crossing shut down since July 2013
Israeli officials reportedly deported all 13 female activists that were on the boat
Shoukry’s visit was depicted as treason to Palestinians, but also as hope for the improvement of Palestinian conditions
The announcement goes against the Middle East Quartet’s call on Israel to cease settlement constructions
Israel said it expected “different behavior” from a key ally, after opposition lawmaker Tzipi Livni was summoned for an interview with UK police. Livni was Israel’s foreign minister during a deadly conflict in Gaza.
Turkey has sent food, medicine and clothes to Gaza via the Israeli port of Ashdod, as part of its rapprochement with Israel. The move comes six years after a deadly raid by Israeli commandos on another Turkish aid ship.
The raids caused damage, no injuries occurred, according to Palestinian sources
Israel and Hamas fighters have clashed in southern Gaza in the most serious incidents since a devastating war in 2014. Israel’s army has said it found another cross-border tunnel used by Palestinian militants.
Thirty-three-year-old Palestinian will be sent to trial, according to an Israeli statement
Raids come a few hours after two missiles were launched from Gaza targeting the south of the occupied territories
New Year’s Eve festivities have been banned by Hamas, the de-facto rulers of the Gaza Strip. The Islamist group says the celebrations were “incompatible” with Islam.
Israeli forces raided a radio station and confiscated equipment Tuesday, amid continued tension in the Occupied Territories
Hundreds have staged protests in European capitals in the past few days
Our aim is to push Egypt to take stronger stance against Israel and to redefine national security strategy, says BDS spokesperson
The Palestinian Interior ministry in Gaza criticised Egypt’s decision to open the border towards Gaza for one day only, called for opening the two-way crossing
43 Palestinians arrived in Cairo Airport on Tuesday from various countries, to be transported to the Rafah border crossing
Reported counter-terrorism operations witnessed a continued decrease from 191 in July to 177 in August
Israel, not Egypt, is the cause of Gaza’s woes, says Foreign Ministry
Tunnels intensify division, put more pressure on Palestinians due to rising prices, says Osama Shaath
Al-Sisi puts Palestinian-Israeli conflict at heart of the issue, but prospects for negotiations are dim
Egyptian president also stresses Egypt’s border measures are not intended to harm Palestinians
This is a normal security procedure designed to destroy smuggling tunnels, says security analyst Khaled Okasha
Two killed, six injured in road-side bomb that occurred in North Sinai town on Monday
From 1 January to 18 August 2015, the Israeli police demolished 331 Palestinian structures in Area C (not including East Jerusalem) and 457 people, including 263 children, lost their precarious homes, according to data from the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) and B’Tselem, the Israeli human rights organisation
List of successes by armed forces includes migrants and drugs seizures
There is “exceptional interaction” between Egypt and Palestine both currently and historically, says Hamas leader
Four Palestinians were reportedly abducted on their way from Gaza to Cairo through the Rafah border crossing
Border has been largely closed on account of rising tensions with Hamas