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Gaza rockets hit Israel, 5 Palestinians killed

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories – Barrage of rockets from Gaza hit Israel late Friday, the army said, hours after five Palestinians were killed during clashes on the Israeli border, in a flareup that could jeopardise truce efforts. The largest projectile attacks in months which continued into Saturday and border fatalities came despite talk of progress […].....»»

Category: newsSource: tribune tribuneOct 27th, 2018

Israel kills seven Palestinians in covert Gaza raid – Al Jazeera

Israeli forces killed seven Palestinians in the Gaza Strip in a clandestine raid targeting a Hamas commander and air strikes […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

U.N. calls on Israel, Hamas to prevent further deaths

JERUSALEM – The UN called on Saturday, September 29, for Israel and Hamas rulers to rein in violence a day after border clashes in which the Gaza health ministry said 7 Palestinians were killed. "I am deeply saddened by reports that 7 Palestinians, including two children, were killed, and hundreds of others ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 29th, 2018

Israel pounds Gaza, killing a pregnant woman and her child – Al Jazeera

At least three Palestinians, including a pregnant woman and her 18-month-old child, were killed by Israeli air attacks and artillery […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsAug 9th, 2018

Wave of Israeli strikes hit Gaza after rocket barrage

GAZA CITY – Israel carried out a major wave of strikes across the Gaza Strip overnight in response to some 150 rockets fired at its territory, leaving 3 Palestinians including a toddler dead in another severe flare-up of violence, officials said Thursday, August 9. Most of the rockets fired ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 9th, 2018

Hamas fighter killed as Israel strikes Gaza after rockets fired from enclave

  Jerusalem -- Israel launched air strikes on Gaza late Wednesday, killing one Hamas militant, after dozens of rockets were fired from the enclave into its territory.   Injuries were also reported on both sides.   Smoke plumes could be seen rising from Gaza City following the military's announcement it was targeting "terror sites in the Gaza Strip".   A Palestinian was killed in northern Gaza, while at least six were wounded in raids aimed targeting sites across the strip, the Gazan health ministry said.   Hamas, the Islamist group that runs the Strip, named the dead man as Ali Ghandour, saying he was a member of the group's armed w...Keep on reading: Hamas fighter killed as Israel strikes Gaza after rockets fired from enclave.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 9th, 2018

132 killed as Israel hits 25 Gaza targets

JERUSALEM, Undefined — Israeli fighter jets hit 25 targets in the Gaza Strip early Wednesday in response to rocket fire from the Palestinian territory, the army said. Around 45 rockets were fired overnight from Gaza towards Israel, the army said in a statement. Seven were intercepted by the Iron Dome missile defense system. In retaliation, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 21st, 2018

Rights group: Israeli lethal force in Gaza may be war crime

JERUSALEM --- Human Rights Watch said Wednesday that Israel's use of lethal force against Palestinian demonstrators in the Gaza Strip in recent weeks may constitute war crimes. The statement was issued Wednesday ahead of an emergency UN General Assembly meeting to vote on a resolution condemning Israel's "excessive use of force." A similar Security Council resolution was vetoed earlier this month by the United States for being "fundamentally imbalanced" and "grossly one-sided," US Ambassador Nikki Haley said. Palestinians have held near-weekly protests since March 30, calling for a "right of return" to ancestral homes now in Israel. At least 120 Palestinians have been killed an...Keep on reading: Rights group: Israeli lethal force in Gaza may be war crime.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 13th, 2018

Thousands at funeral for Gaza volunteer killed on Israel border

GAZA CITY – Thousands of Palestinians attended the funeral on Saturday, June 2, of a young female volunteer medic killed by Israeli fire in violence on the border in southern Gaza. Razan al-Najjar, 21, a volunteer with the Gaza health ministry, was fatally shot in the chest near Khan Yunis on ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2018

Egypt President Sisi says in talks with Palestinians, Israel

CAIRO, Egypt – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday, May 16, urged Israel and the Palestinians to abstain from further steps that could lead to more Palestinian deaths, following Monday's deadly violence on the Gaza-Israel border . Israel has come under international pressure after its border forces on Monday, May 14, killed some ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Israeli forces kill two Palestinians near border as Gaza buries dead

Palestinians buried the dead on Tuesday from the bloodiest day in Gaza in years, after Israeli forces killed 60 Palestinians near the Gaza-Israel border during demonstrations against the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

Gaza deaths spark widespread condemnation of Israel

JERUSALEM – Israel faced widespread condemnation on Monday, May 14, after its forces killed at least 55 Palestinians in Gaza during protests coinciding with the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem. Many countries including Britain, France and Russia had already slammed the US decision to move the embassy , while 128 nations have ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

Deadly Gaza protests cloud US Embassy opening in Jerusalem

Published: 8:12 p.m., May 14, 2018 | Updated: 9:08 p.m., May 14, 2018 GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip --- Israeli fire killed at least 37 Palestinians during mass protests along the Gaza border on Monday, marking the deadliest day of violence there since a devastating 2014 cross-border war and casting a cloud over Israel's festive inauguration of the new US Embassy in contested Jerusalem. In a show of anger fueled by the embassy move, protesters set tires on fire, sending plumes of black smoke into the air, and hurled firebombs and stones toward Israeli troops across the border. The Israeli military said its troops had come under fire, and accused protesters of trying to break through th...Keep on reading: Deadly Gaza protests cloud US Embassy opening in Jerusalem.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

Genesis Prize winner Natalie Portman pulls out of Israel ceremony

JERUSALEM (AP) --- U.S. actress Natalie Portman, this year's recipient of a prize dubbed the "Jewish Nobel", has pulled out of the June awards ceremony in Israel because of extreme distress over recent events in the country, the Genesis Prize Foundation said. The foundation said it was informed by Portman's representative that the Jerusalem-born Oscar winner "does not feel comfortable participating in any public events in Israel." Thursday's statement did not refer to specific events that would have prompted Portman's decision. Israel has been criticized for its response to mass protests on the Gaza-Israel border, in which 28 Palestinians have been killed and hundreds wounde...Keep on reading: Genesis Prize winner Natalie Portman pulls out of Israel ceremony.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 20th, 2018

7 killed, scores wounded by Israeli gunfire in Gaza protest

    KHUZAA, Gaza Strip --- Thousands of Palestinians protested along Gaza's sealed border with Israel on Friday, engulfing the volatile area in black smoke from burning tires to try to block the view of Israeli snipers and cheering a Hamas strongman who pledged that the border fence will eventually fall. Israeli troops opened fire from across the border, killing at least seven Palestinians and wounding 293 others --- 25 of them seriously --- in the second mass border protest in a week, Gaza health officials said. Hundreds more suffered other injuries, including tear gas inhalation, the officials said. The deaths brought to at least 29 the number of Palestinians ...Keep on reading: 7 killed, scores wounded by Israeli gunfire in Gaza protest.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 7th, 2018

Israel rejects calls for independent probe of Gaza violence

JERUSALEM – Israel rejected calls for an independent probe on Sunday, April 1, after its soldiers killed 16 Palestinians and wounded hundreds more when a major demonstration led to clashes along the border with the Gaza Strip. Israel's military has faced questions from rights groups over its use of live fire on Friday, March ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 1st, 2018

UN leader calls for investigation into deadly Gaza clashes

UNITED NATIONS --- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Friday for an independent investigation into deadly clashes in Gaza between Palestinians and Israeli troops, while Security Council members urged restraint on both sides. The council didn't decide on any action or joint message after an emergency meeting Friday evening. Kuwait convened it hours after the bloodiest day in Gaza since the 2014 cross-border war between Israel and Hamas, the Islamic militant group that rules the coastal strip. Fifteen people were killed and more than 750 wounded by Israeli fire as thousands of Palestinian protesters marched to Gaza's border with Israel, the Palestinian Health Ministry s...Keep on reading: UN leader calls for investigation into deadly Gaza clashes.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 31st, 2018

Israel says it will expand response if Gaza clashes go on

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip --- Israel will target "terror organizations" in Gaza if violence along the territory's border with Israel drags on, the chief military spokesman warned Saturday, a day after thousands of Palestinians staged protests near the border fence. The mass marches were led by Gaza's ruling Hamas group and touted as the launch of a six-week-long protest campaign. Palestinian health officials said 15 Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire and more than 750 hit by live rounds, making it the bloodiest day in Gaza since the 2014 cross-border war between Israel and Hamas. In Friday's confrontations, large crowds gathered near the border fence, with smaller groups of p...Keep on reading: Israel says it will expand response if Gaza clashes go on.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 31st, 2018

Clashes, 16 dead as thousands of Gazans march near Israel border

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: Clashes erupted as tens of thousands of Gazans marched near the Israeli border in a major protest, with 16 Palestinians killed and hundreds more wounded in the conflict’s worst single day of violence since the 2014 Gaza war. Israel’s military targeted three Hamas sites in the Gaza Strip with tank fire [...] The post Clashes, 16 dead as thousands of Gazans march near Israel border appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMar 31st, 2018

Clashes, 5 dead as thousands of Gazans march near Israel border

GAZA CITY – Clashes erupted as thousands of Gazans marched near the Israeli border in a major protest on Friday, March 30, with 5 Palestinians killed and more than 50 wounded. Some Gazans estimated the total number of protesters in the tens of thousands, including women and children.  They gathered at ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 30th, 2018

Palestinians killed in new wave of protests over Trump

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories – Two Palestinians were shot dead by Israeli forces in clashes along the Gaza border Friday, December 15, as tens of thousands of people joined new protests against Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. US President Donald Trump's December 6 announcement that he would break with ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 16th, 2017