Palestinian protesters prepare kites loaded with flammable material to be flown towards Israel, at the Israel-Gaza border in al-Bureij, central Gaza Strip on June 14, 2018. (MAHMUD HAMS / AFP)
July 20, 2018 - 09:31 GMT
Hamas is trying to stop the firing of paper kites and balloons from the Gaza Strip towards nearby Israeli towns in order to spare the sector a possible war and further Israeli pressure.
(AFP/ File Photo)
July 20, 2018 - 09:24 GMT
A Palestinian youth was killed and three others injured during Israeli airstrikes targeting the southern besieged Gaza district of Rafah on Thursday afternoon.
Israeli air force have struck Hamas bases in Gaza leaving one Palestinian killed, 3 wounded. (AFP/ File)
July 19, 2018 - 19:51 GMT
Jewish Jets struck Hamas positions in the southern Gaza Strip on Thursday, Israeli army spokesperson confirmed.
Palestinian mourners carry the body of 18-year-old Mohamad Nassir Shurab during his funeral in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip July 14, 2018. (SAID KHATIB/ AFP)
July 19, 2018 - 14:21 GMT
A total of 142 people have been martyred by Israeli army gunfire since Mar. 30, when Palestinians in the Gaza Strip began holding rallies along the Gaza-Israel security fence, according to Gaza’s Health Ministry.
Al-Aqsa Mosque (Shutterstock/File Photo)
July 18, 2018 - 18:00 GMT
Hundreds of Israeli settlers on Wednesday forced their way into East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, according to a Palestinian official.
U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem (Twitter)
July 18, 2018 - 13:04 GMT
The U.S. State Department awarded a firm in Maryland a $21.2 million contract for the second phase of construction of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, a cost several times higher than President Donald Trump touted he'd spend the project.
Israeli parliament (Knesset) (Twitter)
July 18, 2018 - 11:18 GMT
The Israeli parliament (Knesset) strikes down a law passed earlier this year, which would enable the regime’s prime minister and minister of military affairs to declare war on their own.
The Israeli military said that it will only allow foods and essential medicines to cross. (AFP)
July 18, 2018 - 11:11 GMT
Israel has tightened its blockade on the Gaza Strip after preventing fuel and gas from transferring through its only goods crossing, the Kerem crossing, into the strip, even as a ceasefire was announced a few days ago.
Hamas supporters wave flags during a rally in Gaza. (AFP/ File Photo)
July 17, 2018 - 20:00 GMT
Israel’s Beersheba court sentenced the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency’s (TIKA) representative in the blockaded Gaza Strip prisoner Mohammad Mortaji to nine years in prison.
Photo: Twitter
July 17, 2018 - 18:03 GMT
Maradona posted a photo of the hug with Abbas on his Instagram account.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (AFP/ File Photo)
July 17, 2018 - 14:17 GMT
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday warned local leaders near the Gaza border hit by rocket fire over the weekend of a "prolonged struggle."
Palestinian security forces loyal to the Palestinian Authority stand at the gate of the Kerem Shalom crossing. (AFP/ SAID KHATIB)
July 17, 2018 - 12:21 GMT
Israel on Tuesday shut down the Gaza Strip’s only functioning commercial crossing, allowing only medicines and foodstuffs into the blockaded Palestinian territory, according to a Palestinian official.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei. (AFP/ File)
July 17, 2018 - 10:50 GMT
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has called US President Donald Trump's "deal of the century" for the Palestinian territories a "satanic" plan, saying it is a non-starter.
Palestinians have sent Incendiary kites and balloons that caused fire in several places in Israel. (AFP/ File)
July 17, 2018 - 07:58 GMT
Incendiary kites and balloons -- launched by Palestinian activists in the Gaza Strip -- caused several more fires inside Israeli territory on Monday, according to reports in the Israeli media.
July 16, 2018 - 19:25 GMT
Egypt succeeded in brokering yet another truce between the Palestinian factions and Israel in the Gaza Strip, however, it seemed fragile with the controversy over whether it should include the issue of flaming kites and balloons.
Group of youth who walked off the Birthright tour with Amal Sumarin talking about her family's resistance to being evicted in Eastern Jerusalem. (Twitter: @IfNotNowOrg)
July 16, 2018 - 13:11 GMT
Many groups have been seen lately walking off the “Birthright Israel” tours in Israel in protest at the Israeli policies toward Palestinians. A counter-campaign was launched by the “If Not Now” group of American Progressive Jews, called “Birthright: Not Just A Free Trip” with the aim of appealing to the public over Jewish support for Israel.