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Palestinian rocket attack on Israeli city draws Gaza air strikes

17 Oct 2018

GAZA A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip hit a house in the largest city in southern Israel early on Wednesday, prompting Israeli air strikes that killed a militant in the Palestinian enclave. | Video

Israeli troops kill boy, two men in Gaza protests - medics

14 Sep 2018

GAZA Israeli soldiers killed three Palestinians, one of them an 11-year-old boy, and wounded at least 248 others taking part on Friday in weekly protests at the fortified Gaza Strip border, Palestinian medical officials said.

Israeli troops kill 2 on Gaza border, Jerusalem stabber shot dead

17 Aug 2018

GAZA Israeli troops killed two Palestinians and wounded scores of others taking part in weekly Gaza border protests on Friday, medics said, as Egyptian mediators tried to clinch a truce deal that would calm the impoverished enclave.

U.N. agency says schools for Palestinian refugees to open on time despite U.S. cut

16 Aug 2018

GAZA Schools teaching half a million Palestinian refugees will reopen across the Middle East as planned later this month, a U.N. agency said on Thursday, despite funding cuts by its biggest donor the United States.

Israel lets food, commercial goods back into Gaza as Egypt seeks truce

15 Aug 2018

GAZA Israel allowed commercial goods back into the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, in a sign of easing tensions as neighbouring Egypt pursued a long-term ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, the Palestinian enclave's dominant armed faction.

Palestinians wary as U.N. may not open schools in time

14 Aug 2018

GAZA/RAMALLAH, West Bank The United Nations agency dealing with Palestinian refugees may not be able to open schools for half a million children because it has run out of money since the United States cut its funding, U.N. officials say.

Palestinians turn to the sun to reduce their power shortfall

10 Aug 2018

RAMALLAH/GAZA From orderly rows of solar panels in a field in the West Bank to the chaotic rooftops of Gaza, Palestinians are hoping that harnessing the energy of the sun can reduce their dependence on Israel for electricity. | Video

Israel, Hamas agree truce to end Gaza flare-up -Palestinian officials

09 Aug 2018

GAZA/SDEROT, Israel Israel and Hamas, the Islamist group that rules the Gaza Strip, agreed on a truce on Thursday, two Palestinian officials said, an understanding that would end an escalation in fighting that has drawn mutual threats of war. | Video

Hamas fires rockets, Israel bombs Gaza despite talk of truce

09 Aug 2018

GAZA/JERUSALEM Gaza militants fired rockets into Israel and the Israeli military responded with air strikes on Wednesday despite talk from both sides of progress towards a possible truce to avert a fourth war in a decade.

Israel says Gaza truce talks focus on easing closure in return for calm

05 Aug 2018

JERUSALEM/GAZA Israel set out limited goals for Gaza truce talks on Sunday, saying the focus was on a proposal to ease its blockade of the Islamist Hamas-controlled territory in return for the Palestinians calming their side of the frontier.

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