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Six Palestinians killed in clashes during Israel operation in Gaza

Six Palestinians killed in clashes during Israel operation in Gaza

GAZA CITY (AFP) – An exchange of fire erupted during an Israeli military operation in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, killing six Palestinians and an Israeli soldier, officials said, while potentially dashing hopes that a recent agreement would restore calm.As tensions rose following the clash, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu s office said he would cut […]

Israel halts Gaza fuel deliveries as 7 Palestinians killed

Israel halts Gaza fuel deliveries as 7 Palestinians killed

JERUSALEM (AFP) – Israel suspended fuel deliveries to Gaza on Friday in response to border violence which the Hamas-run health ministry said left seven Palestinians dead in the coastal enclave.The Israeli army said five were shot dead after breaking through the border fence and attacking an army post.But the Gaza health ministry said seven Palestinians […]

Palestinian teen killed in clashes with Israeli army: Gaza ministry

Palestinian teen killed in clashes with Israeli army: Gaza ministry

GAZA CITY (AFP) – A Palestinian teenager was killed during clashes with Israeli soldiers near the Gaza border on Wednesday, the health ministry in the enclave said.Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra told AFP that Ahmed Abu Habel, 15, succumbed to a head wound after being hit with a tear gas cannister fired by soldiers near a […]

Six Palestinians, including two boys, killed by Israeli troops in Gaza protest

Six Palestinians, including two boys, killed by Israeli troops in Gaza protest

GAZA: Israeli soldiers shot dead six Palestinians, including two boys, who were among thousands of people who thronged to the fortified Gaza Strip border on Friday as part of weekly protests launched half a year ago, Gaza health officials said.Israel’s military said its troops resorted to live fire, and an air strike, after explosive devices and rocks […]

Deadly Israeli strikes pound Gaza after soldier killed

Deadly Israeli strikes pound Gaza after soldier killed

GAZA CITY (AFP) – Israeli forces unleashed a wave of deadly strikes across the Gaza Strip on Friday after a soldier was shot dead along the border. A ceasefire agreement was reached early Saturday after Egyptian and United Nations mediation, a spokesman for Gaza’s Islamist rulers Hamas said, reducing fears of a wider conflict. On Friday, […]

UN express outrage over killing of Palestinian nurse in Gaza

UN express outrage over killing of Palestinian nurse in Gaza

UNITED NATIONS (APP) – United Nations officials have expressed their outrage over Friday’s killing by Israeli security forces of a 21-year-old Palestinian medic who was helping the injured along the Gaza border. “Healthcare workers must be allowed to perform their duties without fear of death or injury,” the UN Humanitarian Coordinator, Jamie McGoldrick, said in […]

Israel, Hamas trade fire on Gaza border; Palestinian killed

Israel, Hamas trade fire on Gaza border; Palestinian killed

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s military says a tank fired at a Hamas position in the Gaza Strip after Israeli troops came under fire on the frontier while apprehending two armed Palestinians.The Palestinian Health Ministry said the Israeli shelling on Monday killed a man and seriously wounded another in the northern Gaza Strip. Hamas said the […]

Egypt opens Gaza border for month of Ramazan: president

Egypt opens Gaza border for month of Ramazan: president

CAIRO;Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has made a rare decision to open the Rafah crossing with Gaza for a month, allowing Palestinians to cross during the holy period of Ramazan. The decision to keep the crossing open was taken “to alleviate the suffering” of residents in the Palestinian enclave, Sisi said on Facebook late Thursday. […]

Gaza toll rises to 59 with more protests against Israel planned

Gaza toll rises to 59 with more protests against Israel planned

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories:Fresh protests were expected Tuesday a day after Israeli forces killed 59 Palestinians during clashes and protests along the Gaza border against the US embassy opening in Jerusalem in the conflict’s bloodiest day in years. Palestinians on Tuesday mark the Nakba, or “catastrophe,” commemorating the more than 700,000 Palestinians who fled or […]

Israeli forces kill 28 in Gaza protests as anger mounts over US Embassy

Israeli forces kill 28 in Gaza protests as anger mounts over US Embassy

Israeli forces killed at least 28 Palestinians along the Gaza border on Monday, health officials said, as demonstrators streamed to the frontier on the day the United States prepared to open its embassy in Jerusalem. It was the highest Palestinian single-day death toll since a series of protests dubbed the “Great March of Return” began […]

Israeli gunfire wounds at least 28 Palestinians as Gaza border protests build

Israeli gunfire wounds at least 28 Palestinians as Gaza border protests build

Israeli gunfire wounded at least 28 Palestinians along the Gaza border on Monday, medics said, and protesters streamed to the frontier for the climax of a six-week demonstration as the United States prepared to open its embassy in Jerusalem. Protests were expected to escalate during the day, the 70th anniversary of Israel’s founding, as loudspeakers […]

“Civilians have to be protected wherever they are, whether it is in Gaza, whether it is in Jammu and Kashmir, UN Secretary General

“Civilians have to be protected wherever they are, whether it is in Gaza, whether it is in Jammu and Kashmir, UN Secretary General

“Civilians have to be protected wherever they are, whether it is in Gaza, whether it is in Jammu and Kashmir, UN Secretary General Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) The UN Secretary General has said that the recent killing of civilians by Indian troops in occupied Kashmir needs to be investigated. “Civilians have to be protected wherever […]