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Palestinian killed by Israeli fire during Gaza border clashes

Israeli fighter jets later struck several sites belonging to Hamas

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14 Palestinians wounded during protests along the Gaza border

The injured included a child shot in the chest east of the Al-Bureij refugee camp

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Three Palestinian teenagers killed in Israeli air strike

Israel says the boys were trying to plant an explosive device near the border fence

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Seven Palestinians killed in clashes along the Gaza border

The victims include two boys aged 12 and 14

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Donald Trump cuts more than $200 million in US aid to Palestinians

The United States is cutting more than $200 million in aid to the Palestinians, the State Department said on Friday, amid a deteriorating relationship with the Palestinian leadership. A senior State Department official said without elaborating that the funds, originally planned for programs in the West Bank and Gaza, would address “high-priority projects elsewhere.” “We…

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Baby, pregnant mother killed as Israel strikes Gaza

A baby and her pregnant mother were among three Palestinians killed by Israeli strikes in Gaza overnight Wednesday, officials said

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Palestinian teenager jailed for slapping soldiers leaves prison, says jail spokesperson

Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi was arrested in the early hours of December 19, four days after the incident. She was 16 at the time

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Gaza teen dies of wounds from Israeli border fire: ministry

A Gaza teenager died of his wounds on Saturday after being shot by Israeli troops during protests along the border, the health ministry in Palestinian territory said.

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Israel and Gaza militants agree to end fierce flare-up of fighting

Israel and Gaza militant groups agreed a ceasefire on Saturday, a Palestinian official said, after Israel launched dozens of air strikes against the Palestinian enclave’s ruling Hamas group and gunmen fired more than 100 rockets across the border. But several hours after the announcement, the Israeli military said Palestinians fired two mortar bombs towards Israel…

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Israeli planes hit 25 targets in Gaza: army

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 30 projectiles, including rockets, were fired overnight from Gaza towards Israel, the army claimed in a statement. The fresh hostilities come with tensions high in Gaza after mass protests and…

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West Bank Palestinians urge Abbas to ease sanctions on Gaza Strip

Palestinian security forces on Wednesday used tear gas and batons against protesters calling on President Mahmoud Abbas to end financial sanctions on their fellow Palestinians in Gaza. Hundreds of protesters in the West Bank city of Ramallah faced down forces loyal to Abbas, who had banned such rallies earlier in the day. Abbas’s Western-backed Palestinian…

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United Nations condemns excessive Israeli force against Palestinians

The U.N. General Assembly condemned Israel on Wednesday for excessive use of force against Palestinian civilians and asked U.N. chief Antonio Guterres to recommend an “international protection mechanism” for occupied Palestinian territory. The General Assembly adopted a resolution with 120 votes in favor, eight against and 45 abstentions. It was put forward in the General…

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Palestinian forces break up Ramallah protest over Gaza

Palestinian security forces fired stun grenades and tear gas Wednesday to disperse a demonstration in the occupied West Bank opposing Palestinian punitive measures against Hamas-run Gaza, an AFP reporter said. The demonstration in Ramallah, the West Bank city that houses the Palestinian government, came after the Palestinian government temporarily banned public protests. Dozens of Palestinian…

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Israeli troops kill four Palestinians as Gaza protest resumes

Israeli troops killed four Palestinians and wounded hundreds of others on Friday with live fire or tear gas used against protesters at the Gaza border, medics said, while Israel said militants had attacked its forces with guns and grenades. Organizers linked the protests to annual “Jerusalem Day” events in Iran, which like Gaza’s dominant Hamas…

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Fans should burn Messi shirts if he plays in Jerusalem – Palestine FA

The Palestine Football Association chief urged fans on Sunday to burn pictures of Argentina striker Lionel Messi and replicas of his shirt if he plays against Israel in Jerusalem next weekend. Twice world champions Argentina will play at Jerusalem’s Teddy Kollek Stadium on Saturday night in a World Cup warm-up match that has attracted huge…

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Thousands at funeral for Gaza woman as border tensions simmer

Thousands of Palestinians attended the funeral Saturday of a young female volunteer medic killed by Israeli fire in violence on the border in southern Gaza. Hours later, Israel said militants in the Palestinian enclave fired projectiles at the south of the country, raising fears of a fresh escalation just days after a ceasefire brought an…

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UN Security Council to meet on Gaza rocket firings on Israel

The UN Security Council will meet Wednesday to discuss Palestinian rocket strikes on Israel, at the request of the United States which wants the top UN body to strongly condemn the attacks. The rocket and mortar firings from the Gaza Strip were claimed by Hamas and Islamic Jihad, prompting Israel to respond with air strikes…

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Israeli defense system shoots down Gaza mortar fire

Israel’s Iron Dome anti-missile shield shot down a barrage of mortar shells fired from the Gaza Strip on Tuesday after sirens sounded in southern Israel, warning residents to find shelter. “A barrage of 25 mortar shells were launched toward several sites in Israeli territory. Most of the launches were intercepted by the IDF’s (Israel Defense…

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Israeli army kills two militants in Gaza shelling: medics

Israeli tank shelling killed two members of the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad and wounded a third in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, medical officials said, after weeks of border protests that have drawn lethal army fire. Israel’s military confirmed that it targeted an observation post, calling the attack retaliation for a bomb that had…

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Two Palestinians wounded in Gaza border clashes die

Two Palestinians wounded in clashes with Israeli troops on the Gaza border died Thursday of their wounds, Palestinian health officials in Gaza and the West Bank said. The health ministry in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip said that Ahmed Qutoosh, 23, was shot by soldiers “several days ago” east of Bureij, in the central Gaza Strip,…

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Three Palestinians wounded in Monday protests die: Gaza ministry

Three Palestinians have died from their wounds days after being shot by Israeli troops during protests in the Gaza Strip, the territory’s health ministry said Saturday. Their deaths bring to 62 the total number of Palestinians killed by Israeli gunfire on Monday, when thousands of Palestinians protested as the US officially moved its embassy from…

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