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A Palestinian woman reacts as she waits for a travel permit to cross into Egypt through the Rafah border crossing after it was opened by Egyptian authorities for humanitarian cases, in the southern Gaza Strip March 23, 2018. REUTERS. By AFP - March 23, 2018 @ 10:16pm. GAZA CITY: Egypt opened its largely ...
The Palestinian Ministry of Agriculture in Gaza City has accused the Israeli authorities of launching a "chemical war" on the agricultural sector in the border areas of the Gaza Strip. Wael Thabet, the general director of the Plants Protection and Quarantine Directorate at the Ministry of Agriculture in Gaza, ... farmers Israel
Several hospitals in the Gaza Strip, such as the European Gaza Hospital in Khan Yunis, and Al-Makassed Hospital in East Jerusalem had refused to perform the risky operation and transferred the case to other hospitals in Gaza and the West Bank. Abu Khater told Al-Monitor, "Mayce had a critical condition.

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The Palestinian Cabinet announced Feb. 27 in a statement it released after the end of its weekly video conference session in Ramallah and Gaza City new tax measures to increase local revenues. The statement noted that the 2018 budget amounts to $5.8 billion, with revenues of ...
GAZA (Sputnik) - The Israeli servicemen have shot a Palestinian national at the border with Gaza Strip amid the escalation of tensions, Ashraf al-Kidra, the ... "A 59-year-old Palestinian farmer was killed by a bullet [fired by] the Israeli soldiers on the eastern outskirts of the Khan Yunis city," the source said.
... Jewish settlements and the confiscation of Palestinian land in the village of Zaytuniya, north of Ramallah, on February 23, 2018. (AFP) PALESTINE - A Palestinian farmer was killed Saturday by Israeli army fire near the Gaza Strip city of Khan Yunis, the health ministry of the Islamist movement Hamas said ...
A Palestinian farmer has succumbed to his gunshot wounds after Israeli forces opened fire on him in the southern Gaza Strip, as the Tel Aviv regime's acts ... out between Palestinian demonstrators and Israeli forces in the village of Bil'in, situated 12 kilometers west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, ...
Palestinians in the southern Gaza city of Rafah receive monthly food rations from an UNRWA distribution center, January 23, 2017. ... Agreements signed in 1994 continue to constitute the framework for the main economic agreements between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, including the Gaza Strip.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The Palestinian Ministry of Information in the Gaza Strip blocked Feb. 18 the launch of Taif TV, which would serve as a platform dedicated to women's affairs in Gaza. While the media office of the ministry said in a Feb. 18 statement on its official website that the channel had not ...
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — A number of university graduates protested in front of the Ministry of Labor in Gaza Feb. 18, preventing Labor Minister Mamoun Abu Shahla from entering the building. They were demanding solutions to the unemployment crisis. On Jan. 28, unemployed university graduates ...
Israeli soldiers resorted, Friday, to the excessive use of force against Palestinian protesters across the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip, causing ... In Ramallah, in central West Bank, the soldiers attacked protester who matched in the al-Mazra'a al-Gharbiyya village, northwest of the city, marking the ...
The Israeli military has carried out a number of strikes against Palestinian positions overnight in the Gaza Strip. They came in response to a bomb attack on Saturday which wounded four Israeli soldiers. Two Palestinians were killed by Israeli tank fire in Gaza. The Israeli air force also claimed to have ...
Manelis added that the IDF holds Hamas responsible for everything that happens in the Gaza Strip. According to Palestinian reports, Israeli warplanes struck various targets in and around Gaza City. Shortly later, Palestinian reports said Israel had carried out an additional strike on a Hamas compound, ...

GAZA CITY — The payday line at a downtown A.T.M. here in Gaza City was dozens deep with government clerks and pensioners, waiting to get what ... ratcheted up the pressure on Hamas, stopping its payments for fuel for Gaza's power station and to Israel for electrical transmission into the Gaza Strip.
"So now in recent years, for the first time in history, the primary source of fish in the Gaza Strip is no longer fresh cod fish, but farmed fish on land, because there's an overfishing problem within the 3-nautical-mile limit," Munayyer said. "Many of the species the fishermen go after is beyond that mark now.".
Israeli army opened gunfire at protesters to the north and east of Beit Hanoun town, in northern Gaza Strip, seriously injuring one of them with live bullets. ... at borderline watchtowers opened gunfire at protesters who were gathering near Nahal Oz military base, at Gaza-Israel border to the east of Gaza ... Palestinians
Kurd said the use of alternative electricity by residents of the Gaza Strip since 2006 has caused the deaths of 100 people. "The use of candles, firewood or generators has resulted in house fires that claimed the lives of children and adults alike," he said. Furthermore, the number of workers who were killed ... Palestinians
Palestinians, Israelis agree plan to rebuild Gaza Strip - UN envoy ... The talks, held in the West Bank city of Ramallah, focused on how to resume the rehabilitation of the infrastructure and key public utilities in the wake of the Israeli military offensive on the Strip in 2014. Mladenov, of Bulgaria, is the focal ... Palestinians
A Palestinian is in life-threatening condition after being shot in the head with live fire during clashes Friday east of the Jabalya refugee camp near Gaza City, the Palestinian Health Ministry reported. Fifty-six others were wounded in clashes throughout the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. According to the ... Palestinians
"So now in recent years, for the first time in history, the primary source of fish in the Gaza Strip is no longer fresh cod fish, but farmed fish on land, because there's an overfishing problem within the 3-nautical-mile limit," Munayyer said. "Many of the species the fishermen go after is beyond that mark now.". Palestinians
Eizenkot warned the ministers of a possible clash with Hamas, due to the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Gaza, and said that Israel must make an effort to prevent the Gaza Strip from spiraling toward disaster. By Feb. 5, the situation in Gaza had already become a hot political issue in the parties' ... Palestinians
A Palestinian child plays in the damaged apartment after an Israeli airstrike in the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Lahiya, on Feb. ... The IDF made a statement on Friday evening that a violent riot was instigated in the village of Abu Dis East of Jerusalem when an Israeli civilian entered the area earlier ... Palestinians
A Palestinian teenager from the West Bank arrested by Israel was sent to the Gaza Strip despite never having been there in her life, according to an Israeli human rights group. The group, HaMoked, said the 14-year-old girl, named only as Ghada, was arrested in Jerusalem on 13 January without a permit ... Palestinians
Medical teams transported the wounded Palestinians, including three from the city of Jabalia in northeastern Gaza, another three from Shujaiyya district in eastern Gaza, and other three from the city of Khan Yunes in southern Gaza, Dr. Ashraf Al-Qudra, the ministry's spokesman, said in a press statement. Palestinians
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Palestinians are still waiting to realize benefits from the reconciliation between Hamas in the Gaza Strip and the Fatah-led government in the West Bank. They've been waiting since October, and some Gaza residents are quickly running out of time. Unemployment rates remain ... Palestinians
On Jan. 10, five young women started work at the company's gas station in al-Sudaniya in the northwest of Gaza City. They work between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., while the men cover the night and early morning shifts. Helou was encouraged to employ women when he learned that women in Gaza also work as ... Palestinians
Palestinian security forces stand at the gate of the Kerem Shalom border crossing in the southern Gaza Strip town of Rafat on Sunday after it was ... The mystery was resolved at 7 a.m. Sunday, when Israel announced that its air force had destroyed a tunnel running from the Gaza Strip south into Egypt and ... Palestinians
Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli security forces on the eastern outskirts of Gaza City, near the border with Israel, on January 12, 2018. ... moderately and lightly by live fire and rubber bullets in clashes with the Israeli military in the West Bank and in the Gaza Strip, the Palestinian health ministry said. Palestinians
One of the co-founders of the Palestinian militant group Hamas is recovering in hospital after accidentally shooting himself in the head. Imad al-Alami's gun went off as he cleaned it at home in the Gaza Strip. He is badly wounded and is now being treated at a hospital in Gaza City. Alami was “inspecting his ... Palestinians
The Israeli military has attacked two Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip with tank shelling and air strikes after rockets launched from Gaza struck Israel, according to Israeli news media. ... It said plumes of smoke were visible from one of the targeted areas east of the Gaza City neighbourhood of al-Tuffah. Palestinians
GAZA CITY — The payday line at a downtown A.T.M. here in Gaza City was dozens deep with government clerks and pensioners, waiting to get what ... ratcheted up the pressure on Hamas, stopping its payments for fuel for Gaza's power station and to Israel for electrical transmission into the Gaza Strip. Palestinians
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — In an effort to combat intolerance and promote dialogue, independent civil society organizations in the Gaza Strip are organizing youth debates for Palestinian youth and university students. The debates, where each youth team presents opposing viewpoints on a specific political, ... Palestinians
WAFA correspondent said Israeli soldiers stationed at borderline watchtowers at Nahal Oz military outpost, to the east of Gaza city, opened live fire at ... Clashes also erupted between Israeli army and Palestinian protesters to the east of Jabalia and to the north of Beit Lahia towns, in northern Gaza Strip. Palestinians
The website also allows users to assess the performance of every preacher in the Gaza Strip and post feedback on his sermons. Preachers are evaluated using a system of one to five stars: unacceptable (one star), acceptable (two stars), good (three stars), very good (four stars) and excellent (five stars). Palestinians
... a psychologist who occasionally visits the Gaza Strip (Gaza Kids Live in ... in a flooded street during heavy rain in Gaza City on November 21, ... Palestinians
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — On Nov. 7, Minister of Local Governance Hussein al-Araj announced that all government land allocated after Oct. 2, ... Palestinians
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Tens of thousands of Gaza Palestinians marked the 13th anniversary of the Palestinian President Yasser ... Palestinians
Palestinians in the Gaza Strip hope reconciliation will bring ... GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The Palestinian Authority (PA) announced Nov. 1 that it ... Palestinians
A Palestinian man sifts through thousands of spent batteries in Gaza City, on November 3, 2017. MOHAMMED ABED/AFP ... Palestinians
At least seven Palestinians have been killed after Israeli forces destroyed a tunnel in a southern town of the Gaza Strip, in an attack described ... Palestinians
Archaeologists working to preserve a unique Bronze Age city in the Gaza strip fear the site may be lost before its secrets can be properly ... Palestinians
Meanwhile, Israeli forces in the Gaza Strip continued to chase the ... while entering “Josef Tomb” in the eastern side of the city to perform religious rituals. ... A Jewish synagogue was opened in Silwan village. .... walk the streets of Palestinian cities, via Google Maps, says Safa Dweik, director of the maps […] ... Palestinians
Guterres arrived in the Gaza Strip for a several-hour visit to check the ... City to receive a briefing from UN leaders, touring the Gaza Strip and ... Palestinians
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas' new leader in the Gaza Strip said Monday his group has repaired relations with Iran after a five-year rift ... Palestinians


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