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 army, without reporting casualties, said the rocket targeted southern Israel, where sirens sounded to warn of the fire. According to Palestinian security sources, the Israeli raid caused only material damage in Rafah, southern Gaza.
Shortly before the 2008-09 devastating Israeli war on Gaza, I visited a small private museum, then the only museum in Gaza. “Al-Madhaf” had been established by Jawdat Khoudary, a contractor,
The scene on Tuesday morning in the northern Gaza Strip could at first look incongruous -- a group of women in black niqab veils sewing Santa Claus dolls for Christmas.
Warning sirens had cut short a rally by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as he campaigned on the eve of his Likud party's primaries being held on Thursday, public television reported.
"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
Israel killed a top commander for Iranian-backed Palestinian resistance group in a rare targeted strike in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday. At least one other person, a woman, was also killed in the blast
A Gaza Strip ceasefire came into effect early on Thursday, an Egyptian source and a senior Islamic Jihad official told AFP, following a spike in violence and bloodshed in the Palestinian enclave.
Authorities in Gaza confirmed the first two cases of novel coronavirus, identifying the individuals as Palestinians who had travelled to Pakistan and were held in quarantine on their return.