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“We must blow Gaza back to the Middle Ages destroying all the infrastructure including roads and water” (Eli Yishai, present Deputy Prime Minister); “There should be no electricity in Gaza, no gasoline or moving vehicles, nothing. … We need to flatten entire neighborhoods … flatten all of Gaza” (journalist Gilad Sharon in the Jerusalem Post); “There are no innocents in Gaza. Mow them down … kill the Gazans without thought or mercy.” (Michael Ben-Ari, member of the Knesset); Gaza should be “bombed so hard the population has to flee into Egypt” (Israel Katz, present Minister of Transportation); Gaza should be “wiped clean with bombs” (Avi Dichter, present Minister of Home Front Defense); Israeli soldiers must “learn from the Syrians how to slaughter the enemy” (prominent Israeli rabbi Yaakov Yosef). logo
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updated Thu. March 23, 2017

The Gaza Strip's Administrative Court on Thursday overturned an earlier decision by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to establish a Palestinian Supreme Constitutional Court.
Israeli authorities have prevented the delivery of carbon dioxide to the Palestinian hospitals in the Gaza Strip, the Palestinian Ministry of Health said on Wednesday.
From 15-16 March 2017, UNRWA's Director, External Relations and Communications Department (ERCD), Ms. Francoise Vanni, and the Agency's Chief, Donor Relations Division, Mr. Marc Lassouaoui, conducted a field visit to the Gaza Strip. The delegation ...
Israeli naval forces Thursday morning detained two Palestinian fishermen off the coast of the Gaza Strip, according to Palestinian sources inside the blockaded enclave.
More than half of patients were denied/delayed permits: Of 2,792 patient applications for a permit to exit Gaza through Erez checkpoint for hospital appointments in January, 46.95% were approved and 53.05% were denied/delayed.
Israeli soldiers fired, on Wednesday at dawn, several artillery shells, and live rounds, into an area, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, killing a ...
Qatar Charity said it has made significant progress in completing the rehabilitation project for poultry and red meat sector in the Gaza Strip, which was damaged by repeated aggression on the Strip. The Charity added that the project, which includes ...
Israeli fire killed a Palestinian man and wounded two others in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday near Israel's border fence with the Hamas-run enclave, hospital officials said.
Ramallah: The Gaza Strip faces a serious water shortage as groundwater levels constantly decline and underground wells yield saltier water than normal, warned a top Gaza official.
DEIR EL-BALAH, Gaza Strip - In an era where social media is the name of the game, people are no longer reading books in the Gaza Strip. But some young girls who believe that reading is an intrinsic part of education have provided a glimmer of hope by ...
A military court in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip on Sunday sentenced two drug dealers to death, the first such punishment handed down by the Palestinian judiciary in a narcotics case, officials said.
The Palestinian water Authority has warned of the dangerous situation regarding fresh water in the Gaza Strip, due to increasing salinity and decline of aquifer levels.
Director of QC office in the Gaza Strip, Mohammed Abu Haloub, said, "Though we face troubles regarding the entry of building materials every now and then, we are still working on constructing and finishing Al Zafer Tower.
The healthcare system in the besieged Gaza Strip has been crippled by a shortage of fuel for the generators that provide electricity for hospitals during the enclave's lengthy, daily power cuts, the Palestinian Ministry of Health revealed yesterday ...
Qatar Red Crescent (QRCS) has completed more than 90 development projects at a cost of nearly QR415mn ($114mn) to serve Palestinians in Jerusalem, ...
Malaka Mohammed, a contributor to The Electronic intifada and a leader in the student government at Exeter, is from the Gaza Strip. For the past several years she has been organizing direct actions in support of Palestinian rights. The attacks against ...
Israeli forces conducted 80 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and a limited one was conducted in the central Gaza Strip. 80 civilians, including 9 children and 4 women, one of whom is a PLC Member, Samira al- Halyqa, were ...
A Palestinian doctor whose three daughters and niece were killed by Israeli tank fire during the 2009 war in Gaza, is suing the Israeli government.
The generous donation will cover house rehabilitation works in the Gaza Strip. Director of UNRWA Operations, Gaza, Mr. Bo Schack, and UNDP Special Representative of the Administrator Mr. Roberto Valent attended the ceremony, which took place in Gaza ...
The Egyptian Army has destroyed six cross-border tunnels linking Egypt's Sinai Peninsula to the blockaded Gaza Strip, the army said in a Wednesday statement.
Ramallah, West Bank - Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah told the local Donia al-Watan website March 7 that the consensus government is discussing with developing companies the extraction of natural gas off the coast of the Gaza Strip.
Gaza City, Gaza Strip - Colorful butterflies and flowers adorn the walls of the cafe where ladies sit together for a cup of morning coffee to engage in cordial conversation.
Reham al-Kahlout defies neighbourhood gossips, online trolls and the occasional insult from strangers for a handful of laughs and a powerful dream.
Israel's 2014 war on the Gaza Strip almost devastated the coastal enclave.
Israeli authorities opened the Karam Abu Salam crossing today between Israel and the Gaza Strip to allow fuel into the besieged coastal enclave.
Gaza Strip // In the heart of the Shati refugee camp, machines buzz as Mohammed Abu Shanab's employees sew small, round pieces of cloth into Jewish skullcaps for export to Israel.
Amid the deteriorating economic conditions plaguing the Gaza Strip, culture has become the least of society's daily needs.
women in Gaza are stepping up as family breadwinners, breaking cultural norms as they strive to make ends meet.
Drugs are flooding into the Gaza Strip at an unprecedented rate, forcing the ruling Hamas group to seek tougher smuggling penalties.
By Hiromi Uechi / Yomiuri Shimbun Correspondent Gaza City, Gaza Strip - About 1,000 children flew kites in the Gaza city of Khan Yunis on Sunday to express hope for the recovery of disaster-stricken areas hit by the Great East Japan earthquake.
Many Libraries in the Gaza Strip, including Mosab's university library, were destroyed by Israel during the wars, and constant power shortages mean that Palestinians are unable to rely on electronic books.
In the recent elections for Hamas' political bureau, the movement's highest institution in the Gaza Strip, 15 members were chosen.
Despite hard economic times in the Gaza Strip, Egyptian national Osama Hassan's koshari restaurant is attracting customers.
26, Netanyahu met with Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop in Sydney and publicly suggested, for the first time ever, that international forces take control of the Gaza Strip as a security solution to deal with Gaza, without clarifying how such an ...
His artwork comments on war, child poverty and the environment, and has a long history in the Palestinian Territories. In February 2015, he allegedly sneaked into the Gaza Strip through a smuggling tunnel and painted three works on the walls of Gaza ...
The Israel Defense Forces attacked two Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip with artillery fire and airstrikes on Thursday in retaliation to rockets fired from the Strip on Wednesday.
Gaza City, Gaza Strip - The Palestinian Ministry of women's Affairs, in collaboration with local media, is deploying major efforts to encourage the media to address social affairs, and women's affairs in particular, in an attempt to change stereotypes ...
The head of a British medical delegation performing kidney transplants in the Gaza Strip announced on Wednesday that the territory may soon become one of the best centres for such operations in the region, Safa news agency has reported.
Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) on Thursday morning carried out a limited incursion into the Gaza Strip though the eastern border of Khan Younis city, southern Gaza Strip. The PIC correspondent reported that four armored bulldozers and three Israeli ...
The Palestinian Authority announced last month that it is working with Israel to allow for a new gas pipeline to be built to help ease the needs of people in the Gaza Strip. The announcement came as the existing pipeline was found to be insufficient ...
In the summer of 2014, as tanks rolled into the farmland surrounding Wafa's village near Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip, the entire community fled. When they returned, most houses were destroyed or damaged, including Wafa's. The community has ...
The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) launched airstrikes and intensified artillery shelling across the Gaza Strip on Monday, 27 February 2017, targeting military training sites, agricultural lands, and open areas.
Israel has detained 18 Palestinian residents of Gaza under the Internment of Unlawful Combatants Law since its 2005 disengagement with the Gaza Strip. A Beersheba district court on December 16, 2016, issued a second six-month renewal of the detention ...
... authorities have actually tightened the siege and added more items to the list of goods banned from entering the besieged enclave, Quds Net has reported.
Rafah, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israel carried out a series of airstrikes on militant sites across the Gaza Strip on Monday, wounding at least four people, officials said, following a rocket attack on southern Israel that caused no casualties.
Maan news agency quoted Palestinian witnesses as saying that Israeli fighter jets launched two missiles at a Hamas resistance military site known as the Shuhada (martyrs in Arabic) post in the central Gaza Strip, near the coast and west of Nuseirat ...
Gaza Surf Club screened twice at this years Santa Barbara International Film Festival. It is an inspiring film about residents who live off of the Gaza Strip, stranded by relentless Israeli assaults and a highly controlled seafront. The youth of Gaza ...
Israeli aircraft hit targets in the Gaza Strip yesterday, hours after a rocket fired from the Palestinian territory slammed into southern Israel.
He launched his probe in September 2014, immediately after the July-August conflict between Israel and Hamas, the Islamist group which controls the Gaza Strip. Fallout from the report is likely to pit Netanyahu against his coalition partner and ...
Israeli jets struck what Israeli and Palestinian reports described as a Hamas military site in the Gaza Strip on Monday, February 27, just hours after a rocket from the Gaza Strip struck southern Israel. According to a Maan News report citing witnesses ...





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