Monday 10 October 2016 16:26 CET
Gaza, West Bank crossings to close for Jewish holiday
Crossings from Israel into Palestinian territories in the Gaza Strip and West Bank will be closed starting Monday night due to the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, according to an Israeli army statement.
Thursday 06 October 2016 15:16 CET
Rockets fired from Gaza strike southern Israel for a second day
A rocket from the Gaza Strip landed in southern Israel on Thursday, with no injuries reported, the Israeli army said, the second such strike in two days.
Tuesday 04 October 2016 11:38 CET
Palestinian government postpones local elections by four months
The Palestinian government postponed local elections by four months on Tuesday, a day after a court ruled to allow voting in the West Bank, but not the Gaza Strip, an official statement said.
Sunday 02 October 2016 09:30 CET
Israel to close Gaza, West Bank crossings during Jewish holiday
Crossings into the Gaza Strip and West Bank will be closed starting Sunday night, when Jewish New Year festivities begin, according to an Israeli army statement.
Saturday 17 September 2016 11:02 CET
Hamas slams US for listing leader among world terrorists
The Islamic Hamas movement condemned on Saturday the decision of the US State Department to include one of its top leaders in the Gaza Strip, Fathi Hammad, in its list of world terrorists.
Thursday 08 September 2016 14:08 CET
Palestinian local elections put on hold by high court
Campaigning for upcoming local elections in the West Bank and Gaza Strip was suspended Thursday by a Palestinian court, according to a Central Elections Commission official in Ramallah.
Monday 22 August 2016 10:17 CET
Israel carries out wave of airstrikes in Gaza following rocket fire
Israel carried out airstrikes overnight against dozens of targets in the Gaza Strip, an official said Monday, with the military saying the raids were in response to rocket fire from the Palestinian enclave targeting a southern Israeli city.
Sunday 21 August 2016 14:31 CET
Israeli army strikes in Gaza Strip after rocket attacks
Israeli army artillery and war jets struck targets belonging to Hamas militants in the northern Gaza Strip, injuring at least one person on Sunday.
Monday 04 July 2016 19:34 CET
First shipment of Turkish humanitarian aid reaches Gaza
Turkey's first shipment of humanitarian aid bound for the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip reached its destination on Monday, officials said.