• Palestinian demonstrators prepare to set a kite on fire to be thrown at the Israeli side during a protest demanding the right to return to their homeland, at the Israel-Gaza border in the southern Gaza Strip, May 11, 2018
    Last update: 09:48 05.06.2018
    09:48 05.06.2018

    Israel's Defense Minister Vows Retaliation for Incendiary Kites From Gaza

    According to Israel, the Gazan practice of “agriculture terrorism,” using kites with burning objects attached to them in order to set Israeli fields and property on fire, has caused considerable damage to farmers.

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  • Palestinians run for cover as smoke rises following an Israeli air strike on a Hamas post, in the northern Gaza Strip on February 6, 2017
    Last update: 08:23 30.05.2018
    08:23 30.05.2018
  • An Israeli army tank fires towards the Gaza Strip (File)
    Last update: 17:41 29.05.2018
    17:41 29.05.2018

    Israeli Forces Strike Hamas Terror Tunnel in Gaza Strip (VIDEO)

    A full-scale IDF operation began on Tuesday after missiles were allegedly launched from the Gaza Strip. Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman commented the issue, saying the strikes against Gaza are "only the beginning."

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  • Image reviewed by the Israeli military and taken aboard an Israeli Naval vessel, Israeli Navy soldiers intercept one of several boats headed towards the Gaza Strip, in international waters in the Mediterranean Sea
    Last update: 13:42 29.05.2018
    13:42 29.05.2018

    IDF Apprehends Boat Attempting to Evacuate Palestinians from Gaza, Blames Hamas

    The Gaza Strip has been cut off from the outside world since 2007 via a concerted land, air and sea blockade by Egypt and Israel. Over recent weeks, thousands of Palestinians have been injured in protests near the Israeli border, and some Palestinians are now attempting to escape the blockade in search of medical treatment.

    Israeli-Palestinian Tensions Escalate Amid Gaza Violence
  • An Israeli soldier is seen next to an Iron Dome rocket interceptor battery deployed near the northern Israeli city of Haifa, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013.
    Last update: 12:08 29.05.2018
    12:08 29.05.2018

    Hamas, Islamic Jihad Reportedly Claim Responsibility for Attack in Gaza Repelled by Massive Israeli Airstrike

    The barrage of 28 mortars was fired from the enclave earlier in the day, injuring at least five Israelis. Most of the rockets were claimed to be intercepted by the Iron Dome air defense system of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).

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  • Rocket is launched from a new Israeli anti-missile system known as Iron Dome. (File)
    Last update: 07:54 29.05.2018
    07:54 29.05.2018

    Israel Intercepts Most of Missiles Fired From Gaza - IDF

    TEL AVIV (Sputnik) - A large number of rockets have been fired at various targets in Israel from the Gaza Strip, with the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) intercepting some of them, the IDF spokesperson said on Tuesday.

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  • IDF soldiers in the Hebron area (File)
    Last update: 20:02 28.05.2018
    20:02 28.05.2018

    Israeli Sirens Warning of Attack Go Off Due to Gunfire from Gaza - IDF

    Alarms of a possible incoming rocket attack have sounded in southern Israel, near the Gaza Strip on Monday, the Israeli military said, as quoted by Reuters.

    Israeli-Palestinian Tensions Escalate Amid Gaza Violence
  • An Israeli army tank fires towards the Gaza Strip (File)
    Last update: 18:47 28.05.2018
    18:47 28.05.2018

    Israeli Tank Fires at Militant Observation Post After Gunfire From Gaza – IDF

    An Israeli army spokesperson has stated that the IDF came under fire when they detained two Palestinians who had violated the border, finding knives and combustible materials.

    Israeli-Palestinian Tensions Escalate Amid Gaza Violence
  • Palestinian demonstrators run for cover during a protest against U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem and ahead of the 70th anniversary of Nakba, at the Israel-Gaza border in the southern Gaza Strip May 14, 2018
    Last update: 15:47 28.05.2018
    15:47 28.05.2018

    Israeli Company Offers Insurance in Case of Missile Attack Amid Gaza Tensions

    Israeli insurer Phoenix is now offering people insurance against damage to their homes’ contents from war or terrorist attacks amid mounting threats of a missile strike.

    Israeli-Palestinian Tensions Escalate Amid Gaza Violence
  • Palestinian militants of the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas' armed wing, dislpay a drone during a parade marking the 27th anniversary of the Islamist movement’s creation on December 14, 2014 in Gaza City
    Last update: 05:30 28.05.2018
    05:30 28.05.2018

    IDF Claims Recovery of Explosives-Rigged Gaza Drone

    Israeli Defense Forces statements have claims that the force found a drone last week in the Northern Negev desert designed to harm border patrols.

    Israeli-Palestinian Tensions Escalate Amid Gaza Violence
  • Construction on a new barrier along the sea in Gaza
    Last update: 19:34 27.05.2018
    19:34 27.05.2018

    Israel Constructing Unique Underwater Barricade on Gaza Border - Reports

    The barrier is said to be one of a kind, as it is made up of three layers, including one below sea level, a layer of armored stone and a third layer in the form of a mound.

    Israeli-Palestinian Tensions Escalate Amid Gaza Violence
  • Palestinians, wounded in previous weeks during mass protests against Israeli forces along the border of the Palestinian enclave, dubbed The Great March of Return, await medical check-up at the Doctors Without Borders (MSF) clinic in Gaza City (File)
    Last update: 18:16 27.05.2018
    18:16 27.05.2018

    Third Palestinian Dies Due to Israeli Shelling in S Gaza - Health Ministry

    GAZA (Sputnik) - The third Palestinian died on Sunday after an Israeli tank had fired at a military observation post in the south of Gaza, the official representative of the local Health Ministry Ashraf Kidra told Sputnik.

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  • An Israeli army tank fires towards the Gaza Strip (File)
    Last update: 10:00 27.05.2018
    10:00 27.05.2018

    Two Killed as Israeli Army Shells Hamas Target in Gaza

    Just hours after an airstrike on Palestinian armed units in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, the Israeli military struck what they said was a Hamas target near Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip with tank fire Sunday morning.

    Israeli-Palestinian Tensions Escalate Amid Gaza Violence
  • Palestinians run for cover as smoke rises following an Israeli air strike on a Hamas post, in the northern Gaza Strip on February 6, 2017
    Last update: 00:03 27.05.2018
    00:03 27.05.2018

    Israeli Air Force Hits Hamas Targets in Gaza Strip - Reports (PHOTOS)

    Israeli military jets carried out on Saturday an airstrike on Palestinian armed units in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, a military wing of the Hamas Palestinian movement, said on Saturday.

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  • Palestinians run for cover from tear gas during clashes with Israeli security forces near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip, east of Jabalia on May 14, 2018
    Last update: 04:27 26.05.2018
    04:27 26.05.2018

    Over 100 Palestinians Injured in Clashes With Israeli Forces in Gaza – Ministry

    GAZA (Sputnik) - Over 100 Palestinians have been injured in ongoing clashes with Israeli armed forces on the Gaza Strip border, the official representative of the local Health Ministry, Ashraf Kedra, told Sputnik on Friday.

    Israeli-Palestinian Tensions Escalate Amid Gaza Violence
  • Palestinian policemen loyal to Hamas stand guard as fuel tankers enter Gaza through the Rafah border between Egypt and southern Gaza Strip June 21, 2017.
    Last update: 01:09 26.05.2018
    01:09 26.05.2018

    Palestinian Authority Threatens to Cut Security Ties with Israel if Gaza Blockade Lifted - Report

    In the most recent flare-up of the Hamas-Fatah rivalry, the intelligence service of the Fatah-controlled Palestinian Authority (PA) has notified its Israeli counterpart that it will cut security ties with Israel if Tel Aviv helps in any way to lift the maritime blockade of Gaza, which is governed by Hamas.

    Israeli-Palestinian Tensions Escalate Amid Gaza Violence
  • Palestinians run for cover from tear gas during clashes with Israeli security forces near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip, east of Jabalia on May 14, 2018
    Last update: 09:22 25.05.2018
    09:22 25.05.2018

    Israeli Top Court Rejects Motion Against IDF Use of Force in Gaza

    More than 60 Palestinians were killed and hundreds others injured in violent clashes with Israeli security forces on May 14, when they protested the official opening of a new US Embassy in Jerusalem.

    Israeli-Palestinian Tensions Escalate Amid Gaza Violence
  • A general view taken shows buildings in the Israeli Mediterranean coastal city of Tel Aviv
    Last update: 02:21 24.05.2018
    02:21 24.05.2018

    Islamic Jihad Threatens Tel Aviv if Gaza Violence Doesn’t Stop - Reports

    The Palestinian resistance movement Islamic Jihad has threatened to carry out bombing attacks on Tel Aviv if Israel continues its aggression against the Gaza Strip.

    Israeli-Palestinian Tensions Escalate Amid Gaza Violence
  • Israeli police stand guard in the main street of the Muslim Quarter in Jerusalem's Old City after Palestinian worshippers took part in the first Friday prayers of the holy month of Ramadan in Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on May 18, 2018
    Last update: 12:50 23.05.2018
    12:50 23.05.2018

    Israel Reportedly Bars Entry to Jerusalem for Gaza Residents During Ramadan

    At the onset of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, a new media report suggests that Israeli authorities may restrict access to Jerusalem for Muslims living in the Gaza Strip.

    Israeli-Palestinian Tensions Escalate Amid Gaza Violence
  • Al-Awda, one of four ships on its way to Gaza in support of the Great Return March, departs from Copenhagen, Denmark.
    Last update: 03:48 23.05.2018
    03:48 23.05.2018

    Pro-Palestine Flotilla Departs Copenhagen to ‘Break the Siege’ on Gaza (PHOTOS)

    Four ships with the Freedom Flotilla Coalition (FFC) are heading to the Gaza Strip in an effort to “break the siege” of the enclave, which the United Nations has long called illegal. Three of the ships departed Copenhagen, Denmark, on Monday and are expected to be joined by a fourth en route.

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