Category Archives: Gaza Strip

23 Jun
10:25

Shaked Warns of New War on Gaza

Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked has warned that her government may launch a new war on Gaza Strip because Palestinians continue to fly “incendiary kites” over Israeli farms. Shaked said that Israel, which developed the iron dome anti-missile system, is able to develop a new system to take down the […]

23 Jun
5:09

“I just want him to be a normal boy again’: Gaza Family Appeal for Urgent Help to Support Treatment of 11-year-old Mahmoud Who Was Shot in the Face by an Israeli Sniper

Mahmoud Sawalhi is an 11 year-old boy from Gaza who was shot in the head and the shoulder with live ammunition by an Israeli sniper on the 14th May Great Return March protests. A bullet passed through his eye and out of the top of his head, and he lost […]

23 Jun
4:19

Gaza Health Care at Breaking Point say UN Experts

UN human rights experts have backed calls for a large-scale international response to the overwhelming health care needs of people living in Gaza. They also remind Israel, as the occupying power, of its obligation to protect the population of Gaza, ensure its welfare and well being, and to allow and […]

22 Jun
12:38

P. A Files Appeal With IFG Against Israeli Law Criminalizing Filming Israeli Soldiers

The Palestinian Authority’s Information Ministry sent a letter to the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) complaining about the preliminary Israeli Knesset proposal, which passed the first reading, forbidding journalists, and ordinary residents, from filming and documenting Israeli invasions and military activities in occupied Palestine. The new bill passed the first […]

21 Jun
9:34

Bethlehem Protests PA Sanctions on Gaza

A protest took place in Bethlehem, yesterday evening, against  Palestinian Authority (PA) sanctions on the Gaza Strip. Around one hundred people gathered at six pm, filling the island between Bethlehem’s Hebron Road and Children’s Road. “We are protesting the sanctions that the PA has put on Gaza, including withholding money, […]

21 Jun
2:52

Hamas Tells Egypt It Is Ready For Comprehensive Deal; Israel Mulling Military Offensive

According to al-Akhbar Lebanese News Agency, the Hamas movement in Gaza has informed Egypt that it is willing to reach an indirect deal with Tel Aviv, which includes restoring calm, providing information about Israeli soldiers missing or killed in Gaza since the war in 2014, and other important issues, especially […]

21 Jun
5:44

Young Man Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered In May

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported, Wednesday, that a young Palestinian man who was shot and serious injured by Israeli army fire on May 14th, 2018, has died from his wounds. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said the Palestinian, identified as Mohammad […]

21 Jun
4:46

Updated: “Cancer Patient Dies at Gaza Border Crossing With Israel After Repeated Denial of Medical Permit”

A Palestinian man, a cancer patient identified as Masoud Abdul Hai Abu Saqer, aged 49, died on Tuesday, at Erez/Beit Hanoun crossing between Gaza and Israel, while awaiting to be interviewed by Israeli security officers, to discuss his permit application to receive treatment at an East Jerusalem hospital, the Al-Mezan […]

20 Jun
9:44

Israel Targets Several Sites in Gaza, Hamas Responds with Rocket Fire

Israeli military planes carried out airstrikes targeting several locations allegedly belonging to the Hamas movement, in the besieged Gaza Strip, overnight Tuesday, while Hamas fighters fired dozens of rockets into Israeli territory in the predawn hours of Wednesday. At least three Palestinians were injured in the shelling of the Tel […]

19 Jun
11:39

After France Condemns Israel’s Killings in Gaza, French Police Obstruct Freedom Flotilla

Human rights activist Claude Leostic accuses Emmanuel Macron’s government of political harassment. TRNN video & transcript: DIMITRI LASCARIS: This is Dimitri Lascaris, reporting for The Real News from Montreal, Canada. As The Real News reported a few weeks ago, a flotilla of ships has set sail from Copenhagen to the besieged […]

19 Jun
1:53

Army Opens Fire At Shepherds In Gaza

Israeli soldiers opened fire, on Tuesday morning, at many Palestinian shepherds, hundreds of meters away from the border fence, in the Gaza Strip. Media sources said the soldiers, stationed in Kissufim Crossing, fired many live rounds at shepherds, east of Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza. They added that the army […]

19 Jun
12:49

Palestinian Child Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered In Gaza

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a child died, Monday, from serious wounds h suffered after Israeli soldiers shot him several days earlier in Gaza. The child, Zakariya Hussein Bashbash, 13, suffered a very serious injury, several days ago, after an Israeli soldier stationed across the border fence shot him […]

18 Jun
8:12

Hamas Members Suppress Anti-division Protest in Gaza

Members of the ruling Hamas movement, on Monday, reportedly assaulted citizens who took part in a rally headed by the Prisoners and ex-prisoners Committee  and factions in the Strip,  on the 11th anniversary of the Hamas coup against the Palestinian Authority. The protest called for the end of the division […]

18 Jun
1:40

Israeli Soldiers Kill One Palestinian In Gaza

Israeli soldiers killed, Monday at noon, a young Palestinian man near the Great Return Camp, east of Gaza city. Medical sources in Gaza said the Palestinian was rushed to the Shifa Medical Center, in Gaza city, before he was admitted to surgery, after suffering severe injuries, but later succumbed to […]

18 Jun
6:54

Israeli Air Force Fires Missiles Into Two Areas In Gaza

The Israeli Air Force fired, on Monday at dawn, several missiles into sites, believed to be run by the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas movement in the Gaza Strip, causing damage. The first strike targeted the “Bader” center, and the second strike targeted the Safina site, west of […]

17 Jun
9:10

Israeli Drone Fires A Missile At A car In Gaza

An Israeli military drone fired, on Sunday at dawn, a missile at a Palestinian car which was parked near a mosque, east of Gaza City. The missile destroyed the car, which was empty at the time of the attack, and caused fire around it, but did not lead to any […]

17 Jun
4:30

Israeli Air Strike Injures Two Palestinians In Central Gaza

Palestinian Medical sources have reported that two Palestinians were injured on Saturday evening, after an Israeli military drone fired a missile at Palestinians allegedly flying kites in central Gaza. The sources said the drone fired a missile at Palestinians east of the al-Boreij refuge camp, in central Gaza. One of […]

14 Jun
12:03

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds In Khan Younis

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported, Thursday, that a young man, who was shot and seriously injured by Israeli army fire, has succumbed to his serious wounds. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, identified the slain Palestinian man as Ahmad Ziad Tawfiq al-‘Aassi, 21. He […]

14 Jun
10:59

UN General Assembly Votes to Condemn Israel’s Excessive Force Against Gaza Protests

The U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday passed a resolution condemning Israel’s use of excessive force on Palestinian civilians. The resolution passed by a vote of 120-8 with 45 countries abstaining. A U.S. bid to condemn Hamas, a Palestinian fundamentalist group, for attacks on Israel also received a majority vote in […]

14 Jun
10:01

Palestinian Dies From Wounds Suffered Eight Years Ago

Medical sources have reported, Wednesday, that a Palestinian man from northern Gaza died from serious complications caused by wounds he suffered after Israeli soldiers shot him eight years ago. The sources said the man, identified as Kamal Mohammad al-Yaziji, from Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, […]

13 Jun
8:28

UNRWA: Gaza’s Infant Mortality Rate No Longer In Decline

According to a new study by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) infant mortality, which in most parts of the world is in decreasing, has not declined for the last decade in Gaza. The paper entitled “Stalled decline in infant mortality among Palestine refugees in the Gaza Strip […]

11 Jun
9:36

Ramallah Protesters Demand PA to Cancel Sanctions on Gaza

Hundreds of Palestinians held a protest in Ramallah, last night, demanding that the Palestinian Authority (PA) cancel its sanctions against Gaza, describing these measures as punitive measures against the Palestinian people in Gaza. The participants in the demonstration called on PA President Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestinian leadership to lift […]

11 Jun
3:33

Lies Will Not Save Israel from the Responsibility of Killing Razan Al-Najjar

By Dr. Mustafa Barghouti, President- Palestinian Medical Relief Society:  We are deeply shocked at the amount of lies that the Israeli officials and spokesperson of the Israeli army are trying to spread to justify the horrible war crime of killing the innocent young first aid provider, Razan Al-Najjar, who was […]

11 Jun
2:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Gaza, One In Hebron

Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, three young Palestinian men in the border fence area, east of Gaza City and in northern Gaza, in addition to one Palestinian in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers abducted two young men, reportedly after […]

09 Jun
4:06

UN General Assembly To Hold “Urgent Meeting” On Gaza Next Wednesday

The United Nations General Assembly is scheduled to hold what was described as an “urgent meeting,” next Wednesday, to discuss the Israeli escalation against the Palestinian protesters in the Gaza Strip. General Assembly President Miroslav Lajcak sent a letter for the 193 member states, informing them of the scheduled meeting, […]

09 Jun
1:14

Friday: Israeli Soldiers Killed Four Palestinians Including Child, Injured 618, In Gaza

Updated: The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed four Palestinians, including one child, and injured 618 others, including five journalists, 26 children and 14 women, and added that 117 of the wounded were shot with live fire, among them eight who suffer very serious injuries. […]

08 Jun
11:41

Army Drone Drops Firebombs At Protest Tents In Rafah

An Israeli army drone dropped, early on Friday morning, firebombs at protest tents, in one of the Great Return protest camps in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The firebombs caused fire to the tents, and burnt dozens of tires around them which were prepared to be […]

08 Jun
12:48

Please Dad, Stay And Celebrate All My Birthdays

                        The heartbreaking picture of Ritaj, the little girl, the orphaned child, next to her wounded dad, celebrating her sixth birthday with her dad, from his hospital dead, shortly before he succumbed to serious wounds after being shot by […]

06 Jun
5:20

Cousin of Palestinian Medic Killed by Israel Speaks Out

Palestinian nurse Razan al-Najar was shot and killed by an Israeli sniper, in Gaza, while she was wearing a white medic’s uniform and had her hands raised. Dalia al-Najjar says her cousin “Razan showed everyone what it is to want freedom.” She tells TRNN’s Ben Norton, “Everyone is joining the […]

05 Jun
11:53

Family Officially Informed About Their Son’s Death By Army Fire

The International Red Cross have informed a Palestinian family from Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, that their son is the young man who was shot and killed, Monday, by Israeli soldiers at the border fence, in southern Gaza. The slain Palestinian has been identified as […]

03 Jun
9:33

Swedish Freedom Flotilla: ‘The people of Gaza need us to act.’

On Tuesday, 15 May, three Swedish boats met in the Danish Straits near Copenhagen, to start a voyage that would take them across channels and seas all the way to the Mediterranean and the coast of Palestine. This was a flotilla with a mission to defy Israel’s illegal siege on the Gaza […]

03 Jun
9:26

Palestinian Shot for Approaching Fence along Gaza Border

A Palestinian, Sunday, was shot and injured by live ammunition fired by Israeli forces, after he allegedly approached the barbed-wire fence between Gaza and Israel, to the east of Khan Younis, south of the Gaza Strip, said WAFA medical sources. Israeli forces stationed along the Gaza borders reportedly opened live […]

03 Jun
11:38

Palestinian Man Succumbs To Serious Wounds

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported that a young Palestinian man, who was shot and seriously injured by Israel army fire, last month, has succumbed to his wounds, Sunday. The Ministry said the Palestinian, identified as Mohammad Na’im Hamada, 30, was shot by Israeli soldiers during […]

03 Jun
9:58

Israeli Army Fires Missiles Targeting Fifteen Sites In Gaza

The Israeli Air Force fired, overnight, many missiles targeting fifteen sites in the Gaza Strip, reportedly after several homemade shells were fired from Gaza into nearby Israeli areas. Media sources in Gaza said that army fired missiles into a site, run by an armed resistance group, believed to be al-Qassam […]

02 Jun
9:34

Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian In Southern Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Saturday morning, a young man on Palestinian lands near the border fence, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The Health Ministry in Gaza said the soldiers, stationed behind sand hills, opened fire at the Palestinian, and shot him with a […]

02 Jun
4:20

Updated: Army Kills A Medic, Injures 100 Palestinians, Including 40 With Live Fire, In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, a young Palestinian woman, a volunteer medic identified as Razan Ashraf Najjar, 22, and injured 100 Palestinians, including 40 with live fire. The Health Ministry said the soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force against Palestinian protesters, participating […]

02 Jun
2:56

US Vetoes Resolution Calling For Providing Protection To The Palestinian People

The United States has used its veto power, Friday, against a draft resolution at the United Nations, calling for providing protection to the Palestinian People, living under illegal Israeli occupation. The Veto came after the resolution was backed by 10 counties at the UN Security Council. The resolution was sponsored […]

01 Jun
6:53

Kite Storage Among Israeli “Terror Targets” in Gaza

An Israeli army spokesperson, on Thursday, published aerial photographs of some of the sites targeted by the Israeli air force on Wednesday, including alleged “Hamas weapon manufacturing sites” and “kite storage units”. According to the spokesperson, Israeli warplanes destroyed sites affiliated with the Hamas movement, in order to weaken the […]

31 May
11:46

500 Palestinian Detainees To Start Hunger Strike Next Week

Issa Qaraqe’, the head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, has reported that 500 detainees, held by Israel under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders without charges or trial, have decided to start a hunger strike next week. Qaraqe’ said the detainees will gradually join the hunger strike, and will continue the boycott […]

31 May
8:05

Israeli Military Prevents Palestinian Attempt to Break Gaza’s Naval Blockade

Palestinians in Gaza mounted a flotilla of small ships to take 17 injured to Cyprus, for medical treatment, but Israel’s navy halted the expedition. Meanwhile, Israel also launched massive strikes on Hamas positions, in retaliation for mortar fire from Gaza. Noor Harazeen reports from Gaza. Story Transcript & Video NOOR […]

31 May
3:10

Hamas Leader: Mediation to Return to Ceasefire Agreement

Hamas political bureau member Khalil Al-Hayia announced the reaching of an agreement to return back to ceasefire, in the Gaza Strip.   Al-Hayia said, in press statement on Wednesday, that Palestinian resistance factions were able to overcome the Israeli aggression and change rules of engagement, adding that several mediations have taken […]

30 May
12:55

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered In Gaza

A seriously wounded Palestinian man, who was shot by Israeli army fire several days earlier, died Wednesday at a hospital in occupied Jerusalem. The Palestinian Health Ministry said the young man, identified as Naji Maisara Abdullah Ghneim, 23, was shot by an Israeli soldier stationed across the border fence, east […]

30 May
12:28

Israeli Navy Abducts Two Fishermen In Gaza

Several Israeli military ships attacked, Wednesday, Palestinian fishing boats, near the shore in Gaza city. Media sources said the fishermen were taken prisoner while fishing in Palestinian territorial waters, in front of the Shati’ refugee camp, west of Gaza city. They two were placed in a navy ship, before they […]

The Gaza “Freedom Boat” in port in Gaza, before attempting to break Israel’s naval blockade. May 29, 2018. (Mohammed Zaanoun/Activestills.org)
30 May
11:32

Updated: Armed Israeli Gunships Intercept Gaza Boat Carrying Cancer Patients

On Tuesday, a humanitarian flotilla from the Gaza Strip was stopped nine miles from the shore of Gaza by the Israeli navy. The boat was seized, and its passengers returned to the prison of the Gaza Strip. Update: The Israel Navy released the passengers of the humanitarian flotilla, after transferring […]

30 May
6:21

Al-Qassam And Al-Quds Brigades: “Israel Started This Aggression, We Retaliated, And Will Defend Our People”

A joint statement by the Al-Qassam Brigades of Hamas and the Al-Quds Brigades of the Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for firing shells into Israeli targets across the border fence, and said the shelling came in retaliation to Israeli escalation. The two groups said they retaliated by firing dozens of shells […]

30 May
5:28

Israeli Army Fires More Missiles Into Gaza

The Israeli army continued, on Wednesday at dawn, the firing of missiles, targeting several areas of the besieged Gaza Strip, in what Israel called “retaliation to shells fired from Gaza into Israeli communities, across the border fence.” The Israeli Air Force fired at least three missiles into a site, run […]

gaza-bombing (image from video by @cjwerleman on Twitter)
30 May
4:20

Israeli Airforce Drops 25 Bombs On Gaza

At around 1 am on Tuesday morning, the Israeli airforce began dropping bombs in different parts of the Gaza Strip, claiming that they were targeting ‘Hamas locations’. The bombs did not cause any injuries, but did damage a number of structures. By Tuesday afternoon, the airstrikes totaled 25, in all […]

28 May
11:55

Palestinian Killed in Israeli Attack North of Gaza

A Palestinian man was killed on Monday, and another critically injured, in an Israeli artillery attack on a location to the east of Beit Lahia town, in the northern Gaza Strip, said the Ministry of Health. Mohammad Masoud al-Radea’, 31, from Beit Lahia, was killed in the attack that targeted […]

28 May
10:03

Freedom Flotilla to Depart Gaza as Another Sets Sail from Copenhagen

The National Higher Committee for the Great Return March (NHCGRM) announced, yesterday, that a flotilla of ships is going to depart the Gaza Strip, in breaking the siege imposed by Israeli occupation forces for over eleven years, which led to a dire and unlivable situation in the coastal enclave. In a press conference […]

28 May
9:44

Israel Begins Construction of Naval Barrier off Gaza Coast

Palestinian fishermen sit on a boat at the port of Gaza City, January 25, 2015. (AFP, File) The Israeli government began construction of a marine barrier off the coast of the northern Gaza Strip on Sunday, which it says will be used to prevent the movement of the Hamas military […]

28 May
3:54

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported, Monday, that a young man died from serious wounds he suffered several days earlier, after Israeli soldiers shot him, during the ongoing Great Return March, in northern Gaza. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry, said the Palestinian has been […]

27 May
11:55

Updated: Israeli Strikes Raise Death Toll to Three Palestinians

A Palestinian who was critically injured on Sunday, during a predawn Israeli strike on several locations to the south of the Gaza Strip died of his serious wounds, bringing the total number of Palestinians who were killed by Israeli army, today, to three. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the […]

27 May
11:16

Israeli Army Kills Two Palestinians, Seriously Injure One, In Southern Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, on Sunday morning, several shells into a structure and Palestinian lands, between Rafah and Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, killing two Palestinians and seriously wounding one. Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers fired at least two artillery shells near Sofa Crossing, […]

26 May
8:23

Israeli Soldiers Shoot, Injure Two Palestinians on Gaza Border

At least two Palestinians, on Saturday, were shot and injured by the Israeli army, with live fire, along the barbed-wire fence that separates between Gaza and Israel to the east of Gaza city, said medical sources. Two unidentified youth were shot and injured as Israeli forces stationed along the Gaza-Israeli  barrier […]

26 May
10:13

Seriously Injured Palestinian Succumbs To His Wounds

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported that a Palestinian man died, on Saturday at dawn, from serious wounds he suffered after Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire, several days ago. The Ministry identified the slain Palestinian as Hussein Salem Abu ‘Oweida, 41, and added that […]

26 May
4:20

Updated: “115 Injured by Israeli Gunfire on Gaza Border, Palestinian Succumbs to Earlier Wounds”

The Palestinian Health Ministry said the soldiers injured 115 Palestinians, including seven children and four women, after the army attacked the protesters with live fire and gas bombs, across the border area in the eastern parts of the coastal region. Thousands of Palestinians participated in the protests, which started after […]

25 May
4:28

Two Palestinians Die From Serious Wounds In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported, Thursday, that two Palestinians, who were shot and seriously injured by Israeli army fire in the Gaza Strip, have succumbed to their serious wounds. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said a young man, identified as Ahmad Ali Qattoush, […]

24 May
3:28

Al-Haq Calls on the Authorities in the Gaza Strip to Release Samah Abu Ghayyad

Date: 23 May 2018: By Al-Haq Human Rights Organization: Al-Haq is following with great concern the case of Samah Ibrahim Muhammad Abu Ghayyad, arrested by the internal security apparatus in the Gaza Strip on 9 May 2018, and who has been detained since. Al-Haq calls on the authorities in the […]

24 May
11:00

Israeli Navy Abducts Two Sibling Fishermen In Gaza, Confiscates A Boat

Israeli navy ships attacked, on Thursday morning, several Palestinian fishing boats, and opened fire at them in the Sudaniyya Sea, northwest of Gaza city, before abducting two sibling fishermen. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers used automatic fire against several Palestinian fishing boats, in Gaza territorial waters close […]

23 May
7:54

Gaza Freedom Flotilla Boat Boarded & Searched by German Coast Guard

from Freedom Flotilla Coalition: Just before noon local time (May 23,2018), the Freedom Flotilla vessel Al Awda (The Return) was boarded by the German Coast Guard, at the orders of the German Ministry of Interior. They collected all the passports on board, wrote down everyone’s personal data, searched the vessel thoroughly, asked […]

23 May
4:28

Israeli Air Force Fires Missiles Targeting Boats In Gaza Port

The Israeli Air Force fired, on Tuesday at dawn, several missiles at the Gaza Sea Port, west of Gaza City, targeting at least two boats prepared for welcoming the Freedom Flotilla boat that is currently sailing to the besieged and impoverished coastal region. Media sources in Gaza said the Israeli […]

22 May
8:37

Army Shells Central Gaza

Israeli forces shelled what they alleged to be a Hamas military post located east of the al-Bureij refugee camp, in the central Gaza Strip, on Tuesday morning. Witnesses told Ma’an News Agency that the shelling came after several Palestinian youth managed to cross the Israeli border fence and burn Israeli […]

21 May
8:08

Navy Fires on Fishing Boats, Bulldozers Raze Lands in Gaza

Israeli naval forces, on Monday morning, opened fire on Palestinian fishing boats off the coast of Gaza City. Witnesses told Ma’an News Agency that Israeli naval boats opened fire at several fishing boats off the coast of Gaza City, forcing fishermen to head back to shore, in fear for their […]

21 May
5:34

Arms Manufacturers Use Israel’s Massacres in Gaza to Test New Technology

As the Israeli military mows down unarmed Palestinian protesters, arms trade expert Andrew Feinstein explains how weapons companies use Gaza as a laboratory to test new products and rake in profits. Andrew Feinstein is the Executive Director of Corruption Watch UK and author of ‘The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms […]

21 May
3:46

Health Ministry: “Israeli Army Killed 112 Palestinians, Injured 13190 Since March 30th”

Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip, has reported Sunday that Israeli soldiers have killed 112 Palestinians, and injured 13190 since the Great Return March protests started on the Palestinian Land Day, March 30th, 2018. Dr. al-Qedra said that the soldiers killed 13 […]

20 May
2:30

‘Killing Gaza’: A New Documentary on Palestinians Under Siege

In their new film “Killing Gaza,” journalists Dan Cohen and Max Blumenthal capture the harrowing stories of Palestinians who survived the 2014 Israeli assault, and their struggles to recover and persist under a crippling blockade. Via The Real News Network (TRNN). Watch video at https://vimeo.com/ondemand/killinggaza/255266362 Also from TRNN — 05/15/18 Gaza Activist: […]

19 May
11:43

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered In Northern Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a third Palestinian died, on Saturday evening, from serious wounds he suffered last Monday, when Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire in northern Gaza. The Ministry said the Palestinian, Ahmad al-‘Abed Abu Samra, 21, was shot by Israeli soldiers, on Monday May […]

19 May
1:07

Another Palestinian Dies From Wounds Suffered On May 14

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported that a young Palestinian man died, Saturday, from serious wounds he suffered on Monday, May 14. It said the young man, identified as Mohammad Mazen Oleyyan, 20, was shot with live Israeli army fire, and died from his serious wounds […]

19 May
5:20

Palestinian Man Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered On April 14

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a Palestinian man died, on Saturday at dawn, from serious wounds he suffered on Monday April 14, after Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire during the nonviolent protest against the U.S. moving its Embassy to occupied Jerusalem, and commemorating the 70th anniversary of […]

19 May
3:55

MOH: “Israeli Soldiers Injure 56 Palestinians In Gaza”

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, 56 Palestinians during the Great Return March which was held in several parts of the Gaza Strip, and adding that twenty-three of the wounded Palestinians were shot with live rounds. The protests were held near border areas in several […]

19 May
3:27

56 Palestinians reported injured during demonstrations in Gaza on first Friday of Ramadan

Today, as of 20:00, Israeli forces injured 56 Palestinians in Gaza, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health (MoH), during demonstrations near the perimeter fence as part of the “Great March of Return.” Although 15 May, the 70th anniversary of what Palestinians refer to as the 1948 “Nakba”, was initially […]

17 May
8:07

Hamas: Military Force Will Be Used if Blockade Continues

Hamas’ chief in the Gaza Strip vowed, on Wednesday, to use military force against Israel if the blockade on the region continues. Speaking to Qatar-based Al-Jazeera TV on Wednesday evening, Yahya al-Senwar stressed that the March of Return rallies, which have been taking place since March 30, on the borders […]

17 May
7:50

Ministry of Foreign Affairs: US Embassy Move both Deepened Crisis & Strengthened Solidarity with Palestine

The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), in a statement on Wednesday, said that despite the attempt to hinder the magnitude of the diplomatic, political, and moral crisis facing the United States and Israel, after the declaration of President Donald Trump on Jerusalem, the transfer of the Embassy of his country to it, and […]

17 May
2:28

Adalah, Al Mezan Demand Urgent Israeli Supreme Court Ruling on Petition against Israeli Army’s Use of Live Fire on Civilian Protesters in Gaza

Since petition filed, Israeli troops have continued to kill Palestinians with live ammunition, including 59 people – seven of whom were children – on 14 May alone. Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel and Al-Mezan Centre for Human Rights submitted yesterday, 16 May 2018, a […]

17 May
3:03

One Palestinian Moderately Injured After Israeli Air Force Fires Missiles Into Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that one Palestinian was moderately injured after the Israeli Air Force fires missiles into several sites run by the Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, in the Gaza Strip, causing damage. The Air Force fired three missiles at “Asqalan Camp,” in Beit Lahia […]

16 May
8:53

Israel Slaughters Unarmed Palestinian Protesters While Trump Administration Shouts ‘Hamas!’

The Israeli military killed over 60 and wounded over 2,000 Palestinians protesters in one day, as Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner opened the US embassy in Jerusalem. Journalist Ali Abunimah says the Trump administration is misleadingly pointing the finger at Hamas to distract from Israel’s crimes. Ali Abunimah is co-founder of […]

16 May
5:01

Army Kills Two Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers killed, on Tuesday evening, two Palestinians, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza, and injured more than 417, in several parts of the coastal region. The Palestinian Health Ministry said the soldiers killed Bilal Bodeir al-Ashram, 18, from the Nusseirat refugee camp, east of Deir al-Balah, […]

15 May
9:23

Israeli Forces Kill 10 Palestinian Children in Four Weeks

Azzam Awaidah’s head was struck by a crowd control weapon on April 27 near the perimeter fence east of Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip. He died the next day. (Photo: Courtesy of the Awaidah family) Defense for Children International – Palestine (DCIP), Ramallah, May 14, 2018—Israeli forces killed 10 Palestinian children […]

15 May
9:12

Palestinians Mark Nakba Day following Israeli Bloodshed in Gaza

Just a day after mass Israeli bloodshed in Gaza, the Palestinians are marking the 70th anniversary of the Nakba (Catastrophe), when the Tel Aviv regime forced them out of their homeland and declared its existence on occupied territory. Palestinians, both in the Gaza Strip and the occupied West Bank, are […]

15 May
8:39

UN Observer Calls for Probe into Israeli Crimes in Gaza as US Blocks UNSC Statement

Permanent observer to the UN, Riyad Mansour, Tuesday, called for a transparent and independent investigation into the deadly violence in the Gaza Strip, and said that Palestinians will endorse the results of the investigation in advance. He told the 15 members of the Security Council that Israel is the main […]

15 May
2:14

Child Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered Monday

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported, on Tuesday morning, that a child died from serious wounds he suffered, Monday, after Israeli soldiers shot him east of Gaza City. The Ministry said the child, Talal Adel Ibrahim Matar, 16, was shot with live fire, east of Gaza , and remained in […]

15 May
10:42

Palestinian Dies From Wounds Suffered Monday

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a man died, on Tuesday morning, from serious wounds he suffered, Monday, after Israeli soldiers shot him during the “Great Return March”, east of Gaza City. Medical sources at the Shifa hospital in Gaza said the young man, Omar Abu Fol, 30, was […]

15 May
1:45

UPDATE: DEATH TOLL 58 in Israeli Military Assault on Gaza Protests

Updated: The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, Monday, 58 Palestinians, including six children and four officers of the Palestinian Ministry of Interior and National Security, in the Gaza Strip, and injured 2771. Among the slain Palestinians are six children, including an infant, only eight months of […]

15 May
12:49

Gaza Activist: Israel’s Massacres Won’t Stop Our Struggle

In one of the worst mass killings by Israel in years, at least 58 Palestinians were killed as Israeli forces opened fire on the Great March of Return, in Gaza. The attack coincided with the opening of the new US embassy in Jerusalem. We are joined from Gaza City by […]

14 May
10:01

Ten Palestinian Journalists Attacked by Israeli Forces

About ten Palestinian journalists were injured by Israeli fire on Monday, while covering the Israeli aggression against Palestinian protesters along Gaza border, the government media office reported, according to Al Ray. The office condemned, in a statement, deliberate Israeli attacks on Palestinian journalist crews while covering the Great March of […]

14 May
3:01

Updated: “Israeli Soldiers Kill 25, Injure 918, In Gaza”

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed, Monday, that Israeli soldiers killed (by approximately 3 in the afternoon) 25  Palestinians, including one child, and injured at least 918, in several parts of the Gaza Strip. It said that 584 of the wounded Palestinians were rushed to hospitals in several parts of […]

14 May
10:45

Army Injures Four Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Monday morning, four Palestinians with live fire, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza, and two others near Khan Younis and Jabalia, in the southern and northern parts of the coastal region. Media sources said the soldiers fired many live rounds at Palestinian protesters, […]

14 May
10:27

Israeli Drones Launch Firebombs At Protest Tents In Gaza, Army Jams Networks

Several Israeli military drones fired, Monday, dozens of firebombs at the Palestinians and the Great Return March tents, while the military started disrupting and jamming communications networks in the Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the Israeli drones fired dozens of firebombs at the tents and the residents across the border area, […]

14 May
9:08

Israeli Soldiers Invade Southern And Northern Gaza, Injure Two Palestinians

Several Israeli military vehicles, including armored bulldozers, advanced into Palestinian lands across the eastern borders of the Gaza Strip, early on Monday, and bulldozed various sections in addition to installing sand hills. The soldiers also shot two Palestinians. Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers invaded lands in Khuza’a town, […]

13 May
8:57

Palestinian Child Dies From Wounds suffered Friday

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a child died, on Saturday evening, from serious wounds he suffered Friday, when Israeli soldiers shot him in the head. The sources said the child, Jamal Abdul-Rahman Affana, 15, was shot with a gas bomb in the head near Rafah, in the southern part […]

13 May
3:57

Israeli Air Force Bombs Northern Gaza

Israeli fighter jets, on Saturday evening, carried out airstrikes on an agricultural land located in the town of Beit Hanoun, northern Gaza Strip, causing financial damage to the site and to neighboring homes, according to local sources. WAFA correspondence said that warplanes struck with about seven missiles into the targeted […]

11 May
7:01

Health Ministry: “Army Kills one Palestinian, Injures 448, In Gaza”

Updated: The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, one Palestinian, and injured 448, including seven who suffered very serious wounds, in the Gaza Strip. The Health Ministry said the soldiers killed Jaber Salem Abu Mustafa, 40, after shooting him with a live round in the chest, […]

11 May
3:51

Army Injures 15 Palestinians, Including A Medic In Gaza

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, at least fifteen Palestinians with live fire, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation shortly after the weekly Great March of Return started near the border fence, in the northern and eastern parts of the Gaza Strip. Medical sources said the soldiers instantly […]

11 May
1:33

Army Injures Three Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, three Palestinians, including a child, just before the weekly Great Return March started in the Gaza Strip. Medical sources said the soldiers shot a child with two live rounds in his legs, east of Jabalia, in northern Gaza Strip. They added that the soldiers also shot […]

11 May
10:06

Army Fires Gas Bombs At Palestinians Near Gaza Border Areas In Gaza

As hundreds of Palestinians started gathered near five border areas, along the eastern parts of the Gaza Strip to prepare for this Friday’s Great Return March, Israeli soldiers stated fires high velocity gas bombs at them, while more military units have been deployed there. The army also deployed more sharpshooters […]

10 May
6:23

Israeli Military Fires on Fishermen, Razes Lands in Gaza

Israeli naval forces opened fire at Palestinian fishermen as they were sailing off the coast of Rafah City, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Wednesday morning, according to local sources. No injuries were reported, according to Ma’an. The fishermen said they were forced to head back to shore afterwards “in […]

10 May
5:54

Higher National Commission of Great March of Return and Breaking of Siege Appeals to International Community to Save Gaza

In a press conference, on Wednesday, at the Palestinian Ministry of Information, the Higher National Commission of the Great March of Return and Breaking of the Gaza Siege appealed the international community, at all levels, to urgently intervene on behalf of the Palestinian people in obtaining their basic human rights, […]

09 May
11:57

Army Shoots A Palestinian With A Gas Bomb In The Head

Israeli soldiers shot, Wednesday, a young Palestinian man with a gas bomb which struck him directly in the head, east of Khuza’a town, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers advanced dozens of meters into Palestinian lands east […]

08 May
9:00

Are Israeli Snipers Who Shoot Palestinian Protesters In Gaza Really Protecting Their Border?

Israeli snipers have been shooting Palestinian protesters within the Gaza Strip, claiming that, in doing so, they are protecting Israel’s borders and sovereignty. Is their claim genuine? Since 30 March, hundreds of Israeli soldiers, including a reported 100 snipers stationed along the eastern border of the Gaza Strip, have been […]

08 May
8:15

Red Cross Calls on Israel to Respect Gaza Medical Crews

Head of International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) sub-delegation in Gaza, Gilan Devorn, has called on Israeli occupation authorities to respect and ensure the unimpeded functioning of medical services for the wounded and sick. In a statement on Saturday, Devorn expressed his deep regret over an incident in which a […]