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Israelis take cover as a siren sounds warning of incoming rockets from Gaza in Israeli city of Ashkelon on Sunday. Reuters/Amir Cohen
Palestinian officials said an Egyptian-mediated ceasefire agreement was reached with Israel on Monday to end a recent surge of violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel.
“The ceasefire understanding will begin on Monday 04:30 (01:30 GMT)” a Palestinian official familiar with the agreement told Reuters.
A second Palestinian official confirmed that a deal was reached, as well a TV station belonging to Hamas, Gaza’s Islamist rulers.
Israeli forces attacked Hamas positions in Gaza after rockets fired from the Palestinian enclave hit the Jewish state, the military said early on Saturday.
Explosives tied to balloons and kites first emerged as a weapon in Gaza during intense protests in 2018, when the makeshift devices drifted across the border daily, causing thousands of fires in Israeli farms and communities.
"The killing of young people on the borders of the Gaza Strip is a continuation of the (Israeli) occupation's crimes everywhere, in the West Bank and Jerusalem," Hamas spokesman Hazem Qasem sa
Security sources in Gaza confirmed to media that there were strikes in the area of Khan Yunis, at the southern tip of the Palestinian territory of two million inhabitants.
A medical staffer at the hospital said that the man died due to severe injuries and fractures that he sustained in the accident.
“We will be inviting members of royal families, leading entrepreneurs from our local community so that together we can appreciate our expats and give them tribute in form of “Face of Emirates” and will celebrate together 50 Years of the Nation.”
The US will reopen its land and air borders on Nov. 8 to foreign visitors fully vaccinated against Covid-19 -- ending a more than 18-month ban on travel from much of the globe that separated families, hobbled tourism and strained diplomatic ties.
According to court papers, Reham has agreed to pay the sum of £50,000 as contribution towards Zulfi Bukhari’s costs and damages, agreed to withdraw all allegations and apologised for broadcasting a defamatory video...