Category Archives: Gaza Strip

20 Oct
8:24

Report: Israeli Forces Reinstate Increased Restrictions, Launch Attacks on Gaza

Israeli forces have re-imposed a set of harsher restrictions on the movement of people and goods as well as on the fishing zone in the Gaza Strip. Meanwhile, as the situation escalated on Wednesday, 17 October 2018, Israeli aircraft fired 17 missiles, in 11 airstrikes, onto security sites, empty plots […]

20 Oct
8:20

PCHR: For the 30th Friday of Return and Breaking Siege March, Israeli Forces Wound 275 Civilians, including 49 Children, 3 Women, 3 Journalists, 4 Paramedics and 10 Sustaining Serious Wounds

On Friday, 19 October 2018, in excessive use of force against peaceful protesters on the 30th Friday of the March of Return and Breaking the Siege, Israeli forces wounded 275 Palestinian civilians, including 49 children, 3 women, 3 journalists and 4 paramedics, with live bullets and directly hit teargas canisters in […]

19 Oct
7:21

ِArmy Injures 130 Palestinians In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry  in Gaza gas confirmed that Israeli soldiers injured 130 Palestinians were injured by live bullets and caused many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation,  on Friday,  as Israeli forces attacked the Great March of Return protests along the Gaza-Israel border. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the […]

18 Oct
9:30

Barghouti Warns of New Offensive on Gaza

Secretary-General of the Palestinian National Initiative Movement MP, Mustafa Barghouti, warned of serious intentions to launch a devastating aggression on the Gaza Strip, by Israeli forces.   Barghouti said, in a press statement, that “Similar to what happened in 2014, Israeli occupation ministers want to use the blood of the […]

17 Oct
10:19

Lieberman: Israeli Government ‘Must’ Attack Gaza

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman claimed, on Tuesday, that Hamas had crossed all red lines, stressing that Israeli cabinet “must” take a decision to launch a “serious blow” on the Gaza Strip, to topple Hamas. During a meeting with Israeli commanders and Israeli soldiers in charge of the Gaza division, […]

17 Oct
9:55

Press Release by Joint Operation Room of the Palestinian Resistance Factions on Israeli Attacks on Gaza

On the heels of the Israeli arbitrary bombardment on the Gaza Strip, this morning, the Joint Operation Room of the Palestinian Factions state the following,  Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency has reported: The Palestinian people have been involved in their peaceful battle against the Israeli occupation through the Great Return […]

17 Oct
9:47

Palestinian Killed as Israeli Military Drops Multiple Bombs in Gaza (VIDEO)

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza said one Palestinian, identified as Naji Jamal Mohammad Za’anin, 25, was killed when the Israeli missiles struck a site in Beit Lahia, in northern Gaza. The Palestinian was from Beit Hanoun, also in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. The Israeli airforce dropped […]

17 Oct
9:19

Unknown Group Fires Rocket Into Israel

For the first time in months, a Grad rocket was fired from Gaza at around 4 am on Wednesday, hitting the yard of a house in the city of Beersheba, causing no injuries or damage. Various Palestinian armed resistance movements rejected responsibility for the rocket. They issued a statement stating […]

17 Oct
12:46

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered Monday

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported that a young man died, on Tuesday at night, from serious wounds he suffered a day earlier after Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire in northern Gaza. It identified the slain Palestinian as Saddam Abu Shallash, 27, from Jabalia […]

16 Oct
8:08

Airstrikes over Gaza Continue

An Israeli warplane carried out an airstrike on Tuesday, targeting a group of Palestinians east of Beit Hanoun, in the southern Gaza Strip. A Ma’an reporter said that an Israeli warplane fired one missile towards a group of Palestinian youth in northern Gaza; no injuries were reported. The Israeli army […]

16 Oct
6:40

Israeli Soldiers Shoot Two Palestinians In Central Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Tuesday evening, two young men, east of Deir al-Balah city, in central Gaza, Palestinian medical sources have confirmed. Sources at the Al-Aqsa Hospital in Deir al-Balah, said the soldiers shot two young men with live fire, during a protest on Palestinian lands near the perimeter fence, […]

15 Oct
6:54

Updated: Israeli Navy, Soldiers, Injure 32 Palestinians In Northern Gaza

Israeli navy and soldiers attacked, Monday, dozens of Palestinian protesters, demanding an end to the deadly siege on the Gaza Strip, and injured 32 Palestinians with live fire, in addition to causing dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The procession was organized by the Higher National Committee for […]

14 Oct
7:22

One Injured in Israeli Strike on Northern Gaza

A Palestinian youth was injured in an Israeli airstrike that targeted a group of Palestinians east of the town of Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, said WAFA sources. An Israeli drone shelled an area to the east of Beit Hanoun, injuring one youth with missile shrapnel. The youth […]

14 Oct
6:26

Israeli and International Activists Join Gazan Protestors in the Great Return March

10/10/18 | Wafa Aludini, International Solidarity Movement | Gaza On the morning of October 10, 2018, ten activists from around the world delivered messages of support to the Great March of Return in the Eastern Gaza Strip via Skype, as a part of a ‘virtual rally’ entitled “Words Over Walls.” […]

13 Oct
7:16

Israel’s Defence Minister Cuts Fuel to Gaza

Despite the humanitarian crisis in Gaza, Israel’s Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman, Friday, ordered a halt to any further fuel deliveries to the Hamas controlled Gaza Strip. Tuesday was the first delivery of Qatari bought fuel. MWC news reports that this UN-brokered deal allows fuel paid for by Qatar to enter […]

13 Oct
3:28

PCHR: In Serious Escalation of Using Excessive Lethal Force Against Peaceful Protestors in Eastern Gaza Strip, Israeli Forces Kill 7 Civilians, Including Child, and Wound 224 Others, Including 42 Children, 3 Women, 3 Journalists and Paramedic”

The Palestinian Center For Human Rights: On Friday afternoon, 12 October 2018, using excessive force against the peaceful protesters in the eastern Gaza Strip for the 29th Friday in a row, Israeli forces Killed 7 Palestinian civilians, including a child, and and wounded 224 others, including 42 children, 3 women, […]

Medics rescue a wounded Palestinian at Gaza protest
13 Oct
2:35

Updated: Israeli Soldiers Kill Seven Palestinians, Injure 252, In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, seven Palestinians, and injured 252, including 50 children, 10 woman and one journalist, after the army fired dozens of live rounds, in addition to high-velocity gas bombs, during the Great Return March processions, in several parts of the Gaza […]

12 Oct
7:55

4 Palestinians Injured along Gaza Borders

Four Palestinians were injured, late Thursday, along the eastern borders of the besieged Gaza Strip. Ayman al-Subhani, head of the emergency department at Shifa Hospital, said that three Palestinians were injured by Israeli live ammunition, east of Gaza City, and were transferred to the hospital to receive the necessary medical […]

11 Oct
10:31

Israeli Navy Abducts Two Fishermen In Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, on Thursday morning, Palestinian fishing boats in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, and abducted two sibling fishermen. Media sources said the navy attacked the fishing boats in the al-Waha area in Beit Lahia Sea, and abducted Saddam al-Sultan, 24, and his brother Odai, 22. […]

11 Oct
7:06

Thousands of Chronically Ill Gazans Deprived of Medicine

Thousands of patients with chronic diseases, in the Gaza Strip, suffer from a shortage of medicines which are supposed to be distributed to them every month in primary health centers throughout the Gaza Strip.   According to a report by the Palestinian Center for Health Information in the Ministry, the […]

11 Oct
6:57

WHO: Israelis Kill 14 Palestinians in Gaza in Last Two Weeks

The latest figures show that 14 Palestinians, including four children, were killed, while 1,434 were injured by Israeli forces during demonstrations between September 23 and October 6, at the Gaza border with Israel, according to a special situation report by the World Health Organization (WHO) issued on Wednesday. The report also said, […]

11 Oct
4:35

PCHR: “On World Day against Death Penalty, PCHR Reiterates its Call for Abolishing This Penalty in Palestinian Law”

 Today, 10 October, coincides the World Day against Death Penalty when calls are annually renewed by the countries of the world to work on abolishing this penalty from its legislation, considering it as an inhuman penalty that is incompatible with the values of justice and goals of punishments that aim […]

10 Oct
9:02

Qatari-funded Fuel Allowed into Gaza

The first truckload of Qatari-funded fuel, of three shipments (truckloads), entered the besieged Gaza Strip on Tuesday afternoon, via the Kerem Shalom border crossing. Three shipments of Qatari-funded fuel were allowed entry to the Gaza Strip by Israeli authorities for Gaza’s only power plant. Ma’an sources said that a total […]

10 Oct
3:43

Army Injures Five Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, Tuesday, five Palestinians with live fire, and caused scores to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, east of Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza. Medical sources said the soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force against the nonviolent protesters, on Palestinian lands near the perimeter fence, east […]

09 Oct
9:58

Israeli Navy, Soldiers, Injure 29 Palestinians Near Gaza Shore

Israeli soldiers and the navy shot and injured, Monday, 29 Palestinians during a nonviolent flotilla procession from Gaza city shore towards the shore in northern Gaza, close to the Zikim Israeli controlled shore. Medical sources said the soldiers injured 29 Palestinians, including 11 with live fire, after the army fired […]

08 Oct
7:43

Netanyahu: Army Prepping for Possible Military Assault on Gaza

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly informed his cabinet that the army is preparing for a possible military campaign against the blockaded Gaza Strip, in the case that the situation was not improved, according to Israeli media. “If the reality of civil distress in Gaza is diminished, that is […]

08 Oct
8:24

Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians, Invade Lands, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, overnight, one Palestinian with live fire, and caused many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in addition to invading farmlands, in several parts of the Gaza Strip. Medical sources said the soldiers shot a young man with live fire, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, […]

08 Oct
4:47

Army Fires A Missile Into Southern Gaza

An Israeli military drone fired, on Sunday evening, a missile at Palestinian protesters near the Great Return Camp, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Palestinian sources said the Palestinians survived the attack unharmed. On its part, the Israeli army said its drone fires a missile […]

08 Oct
3:27

PCHR: “Two Fishermen Arrested and One of Them Wounded”

Date: 07 October 2018: Time: 10:30 GMT: Two Fishermen Arrested and One of Them Wounded, Israeli Naval Forces again Reduce Allowed Area for Fishing. The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) Yesterday, the Israeli naval forces arrested 2 fishermen and wounded one of them as part of the Israeli attacks […]

08 Oct
12:50

Al-Qassam Fighter Succumbs to Wounds

October 8, 2018 12:50 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, News Report, Palestinian Politics 0

A Palestinian member of the Ezzeddin al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Hamas movement, succumbed to his wounds, on late Saturday. In a statement, al-Qassam said Hasan Na’im Abdul-Hamid Salah, 31, was a member of the group, and “died from wounds he suffered several years ago.” It added that […]

06 Oct
9:45

Israeli Authorities Reduce Perimeter of Gaza Fishing Zone

Israel, on Saturday, decided to temporarily reduce the allowed fishing zone, off the coast of the besieged Gaza Strip, for 6 days. Hebrew-language news sites reported, according to Ma’an, that Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman decided to reduce the nautical zone allowed for Gaza fishermen in response to Friday’s protests […]

06 Oct
4:54

Yahya al-Sanwar: Israeli Journalist Introduced Herself as Italian

On Thursday, the head of the Hamas movement in the Gaza Strip, Yahya al-Sanwar,  in a statement, said that the reporter who published an interview with him on the Israeli daily, Yedioth Ahronoth, introduced herself as an Italian journalist. Al-Sanwar’s office explained that the journalist had applied to meet the Hamas […]

06 Oct
3:16

3 Palestinians Killed by Israeli Forces at Gaza Border; 376 Wounded

Three Palestinians were killed and 376 others injured by live bullets, rubber-coated steel bullets, concussion grenades and tear gas canisters fired by Israeli forces at the latest ‘Great March of Return’ protests at the Gaza-Israel border on Friday. According to the Palestinian Ministry of Health, the Israeli troops fired live […]

04 Oct
10:57

Israeli Soldiers Invade Palestinian Lands In Central Gaza

On Thursday morning, several armored Israeli military vehicles, including bulldozes, invaded Palestinian farmlands, east of Deir al-Balah city in central Gaza, and bulldozed them. Media sources said seven military vehicles invaded the lands, before bulldozing and leveling sections close to the perimeter fence. The added that the vehicles advanced dozens […]

04 Oct
3:26

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Child In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers killed a Palestinian child on Wednesday when they shot him with a high-velocity gas bomb in the head, and wounded 25 other Palestinians, during protests near Beit Hanoun (Erez) Terminal, in northern Gaza. The child, Ahmad Samir Abu Habel, 15, was shot with a gas bomb which struck […]

03 Oct
6:18

UNRWA Withdraws Portion of International Staff from Gaza Strip

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), today, decided to temporarily withdraw part of its international staff from Gaza, following a series of worrying security incidents affecting its personnel in the Strip. According to a press statement from UNRWA, the Director of […]

03 Oct
6:13

Israeli Soldiers Kill Elderly Palestinian Farmer in Central Gaza

Israeli military forces shot and killed an elderly Palestinian farmer in the central part of the Gaza Strip, while he was working on his land. Gazan Health Ministry spokesperson Ashraf al-Qedra said the 78-year-old Palestinian, identified as Ibrahim Ahmad al-Arrouqi, was transported to Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital in Deir al-Balah, located over 14 kilometers (8.7 miles) south […]

02 Oct
1:20

Israeli Navy Injures 93 Palestinians In Boat Protest Against The Gaza Siege

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported, Monday, the Israeli navy injured 93 Palestinians, including 37 with live fire, during a boat protest against the ongoing Israeli siege on the Gaza Strip. The Health Ministry stated that the soldiers engaged in an excessive use of force, and fired dozens of live […]

01 Oct
2:00

Army Shoots Six Palestinians, Two Seriously, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Sunday at night, six Palestinians, including two who suffered serious injuries, in the Gaza Strip, the Palestinian Health Ministry said. The soldiers shot three Palestinians, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza, before they were rushed to the Al-Aqsa Hospital, in nearby Deir al-Balah. […]

30 Sep
9:23

Israel Seizes Children’s Clothes Enroute to Gaza

Israeli occupation authorities have reportedly seized a number of large containers of children’s clothing while on their way to the besieged Gaza Strip, claiming they were to be used for terrorist acts, Israeli media reported on Saturday. According to  Israeli news site Ynet, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that […]

29 Sep
2:20

Israeli Soldiers Kill Seven Palestinians, Including Two Children, Injure 506, In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported, Friday, that Israeli soldiers killed seven Palestinians, including two children, and injured 506 others, including 90 with live fire; three of them suffered serious wounds, during the Great Return March processions, in the Gaza Strip. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry […]

28 Sep
7:45

Gaza is the Israeli Arms Industry’s Testing Ground

by Nabil Salem The government in Israel presents us with more proof, every day, that it represents and adopts an aggressive approach that is not interested in peace, or even willing to respect international laws and conventions. It also gives us evidence that it wages wars for the sake of […]

28 Sep
7:35

Palestinians Injured as Israeli Forces Suppress 27th Great March of Return

At least 35 Palestinians were injured by Israeli forces, during protests at the eastern borders of the besieged Gaza Strip, on Friday. The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza reported that a total of 35 Palestinians were injured until 5:00 p.m. Friday, 20 of whom were transferred to hospitals for […]

28 Sep
3:32

UNRWA Receives $118 Million From Several Countries

Ayman Safadi, the Jordanian Minister of Foreign Affairs, has reported Thursday, that the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA), has received $118 million from a number of countries to help in continuing its essential services. Safadi told the al-Ghad daily Jordanian news agency that supporting the […]

26 Sep
9:39

Palestinians in Gaza Protest Trump UN Speech

Dozens of Palestinian refugees protested in front of the Unied Nations’ headquarters in besieged Gaza City, on Wednesday, in rejection of the United States President Donald Trump’s speech and US decisions affecting the United Nations Relief and Work Agency (UNRWA). The protest comes under the slogan “No to Jeopardizing the […]

26 Sep
11:00

Army Carries Out A Limited Invasion Into Northern Gaza

Several armored Israeli military vehicles carried out, on Wednesday morning, a limited invasion into Palestinian lands, east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. Media sources in Gaza said four armored Israeli military bulldozers, and several jeeps, advanced nearly 50 meters into the Palestinian lands, and leveled […]

25 Sep
11:46

Army Injures Five Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Tuesday evening, five Palestinians in the Great Return Camp, east of Khuza’a town, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip and near Jabalia, in northern Gaza. The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported that two Palestinians were injured, including one […]

25 Sep
8:40

World Bank: Gaza’s Economy Now In ‘Free Fall’

Gaza’s economy is now in a state of “free fall”, the World Bank warned on Tuesday, calling for urgent action by Israel, which imposes a strict siege on the coastal enclave, and for the international community to intervene in avoiding immediate collapse. The report was released ahead of a high-level […]

25 Sep
4:45

Navy Fires on Boats Attempting to Break Gaza Siege

Palestinian crowds gathered at the north western borders of the besieged Gaza Strip, to take part in a boat protest, setting off from the Gaza seaport, against the siege, on Monday. A Ma’an News Agency reporter said that the Israeli navy obstructed the protest, way off the shore, by firing […]

24 Sep
11:46

Israeli Army Kills One Palestinian, Injures 90, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers killed, Monday, one Palestinian and injured 90 others, during a protest in northern Gaza, especially at the shore where many boats attempted to sail and challenge the ongoing Israeli siege on the coastal region. Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers fired a barrage of live fire, in […]

24 Sep
12:51

Lack Of Medications Threatens Lives Of 425 Kidney Patients

September 24, 2018 12:51 PM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, News Report 0

Dr. Abdullah al-Qishawi, the head of the Kidney Branch at the Shifa Medical Center in Gaza, has warned that the lives of 425 Palestinian patients, including children, who require kidney dialysis, is at a serious risk due to the ongoing Israeli siege on the Gaza Strip. Dr. al-Qishawi stated that […]

24 Sep
12:37

Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that Israeli soldiers killed, on Sunday evening, a young Palestinian man, and injured at least 20 others, including one medic, along the eastern part of the besieged Gaza Strip. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said the soldiers shot […]

23 Sep
12:19

Israeli Soldiers Injure Eighteen Palestinians In Gaza

Palestinian medical sources have reported that Israeli soldiers injured, on Saturday evening, eighteen young men in the northern, central and southern parts of the Gaza Strip. The sources stated that the soldiers fired many live rounds at protesters, near the perimeter fence, east of Jabalia, in northern Gaza, wounding fifteen, […]

22 Sep
11:29

Flaming Kites Cause Fires in Bordering Israeli Communities near Gaza

Six fires erupted, on Saturday, in Israeli communities surrounding the besieged Gaza Strip, caused by flaming objects launched from Gaza. Ynet reported, according to Ma’an, that more than 10,000 protesters took part in “The Great March of Return” across the besieged Gaza Strip on Friday, pointing out that the Israeli […]

21 Sep
8:54

Updated: “Israeli Army Kills One Palestinian, Injures 312, In Gaza”

Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, a young man, and injured 312 other Palestinians, including 54 with live fire, after the army attacked the Great Return March processions, in several parts of the Gaza Strip. The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has confirmed that the soldiers killed Karim Mohammad Kollab, 25, after […]

20 Sep
11:50

Army Injures Seven Palestinians In Gaza

An Israeli drone fired, on Thursday evening, a missile at Palestinians east of Gaza city, wounding one, while the soldiers shot six Palestinians, east of Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza. Medical sources said one Palestinian suffered a moderate injury, after an Israeli military drone fired a missile at several young […]

20 Sep
2:43

Israel Prevents PPS Lawyer From Visiting Hunger Striking Detainee Khader Adnan

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, that the administration of the al-Jalama Israeli detention facility, declined a request by one of its lawyers to visit with hunger striking detainee, Khader Adnan. In a statement, PPS lawyer Saleh Ayyoub, said that Adnan is ongoing with his strike for the […]

20 Sep
5:42

Israeli Soldiers Kills A Child In Southern Gaza

Israeli soldiers killed, on Wednesday night, a Palestinian child from Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and injured many Palestinians in several parts of the coastal region. The Health Ministry in Gaza said the soldiers killed Mo’men Ibrahim Abu Eyada, 15, from Rafah, after shooting him with […]

20 Sep
3:11

Gaza: 13,000 UNRWA Employees Protest Against Cuts

Some 13,000 UNRWA employees held a protest in front of the UNRWA headquarters in Gaza City, against UNRWA cuts in salaries and services provided to refugees after the US decision to completely cut funding for the agency, which offers aid and services for Palestinian refugees in the Middle East. Amir Al-Mishal, […]

20 Sep
2:44

Two Palestinians Killed by Israeli Army at Non-violent Protest in Northern Gaza

Two Palestinian protesters were killed by Israeli soldiers at approximately 17:00 on Tuesday, 18 September 2018. The two young men were identified as Mohammad Ahmad Mohammed Abu Naji (32) from Beit Lahia Housing Project who was hit with a bullet to the chest; and Ahmad Mohammad Muhsen ‘Omer (24) from al-Shati’ […]

19 Sep
3:18

PCHR: “Within less than 24 hours, Israeli forces killed 4 Palestinian civilians, including a child”

Date: 18 September 2018: Within less than 24 Hours and Without Posing Any Threat to Life of Soldiers: Israeli Forces Kill 4 Civilians, including Child, in Two Crimes in Southern and Northern Gaza Strip. Within less than 24 hours, Israeli forces killed 4 Palestinian civilians, including a child, and wounded […]

18 Sep
8:37

4 Injured in Peaceful Rally to Protest US Cuts to UNRWA

At least four Palestinians, Tuesday, were shot and injured with live fire as Israeli forces attacked a peaceful rally near Beit Hanoun (Erez) border crossing with the besieged Gaza Strip, said WAFA sources. Four Palestinians were admitted into the Indonesian Hospital in Beit Lahia, northern Gaza, with live-bullet wounds, after […]

18 Sep
2:58

Army Kills Two Palestinians In Gaza

September 18, 2018 2:58 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report 0

Updated: The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported, late on Monday at night, that an Israeli war jet fired a missile at Palestinians, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, killing two young men. Their bodies have been severely mutilated, and it took the […]

18 Sep
2:34

Army Injures 26 Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Monday evening, 26 Palestinians with live fire, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army resorted to the excessive use of force against a nonviolent flotilla protest against the ongoing deadly Israeli siege on the coastal region. Media sources in Gaza […]

17 Sep
9:57

Israeli Soldiers Fire Live Rounds At Palestinian Farmers In Southern Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, on Monday morning, many rounds of live ammunition at several Palestinian farmers, trying to work on their own lands, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Media sources said the soldiers fired many sporadic live rounds at the farmers, forcing them to […]

17 Sep
4:10

Israeli Soldiers Injure Five Palestinians In Southern Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Sunday at night, five young Palestinian men on lands near the perimeter fence, east of Khuza’a town east of Khan Younis, and east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza said the soldiers, stationed behind sand hills, […]

16 Sep
11:58

Army Abducts Sixteen Palestinians In The West Bank

The Israeli army abducted, on Sunday at dawn, sixteen Palestinians after the soldiers stormed and searched many homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, while one of them was taken prisoner at a military roadblock. Media sources in Ramallah, in central West Bank, said the soldiers abducted Qaddoura […]

16 Sep
2:46

Child Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered On August 3

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported that a child died, Saturday, from serious wounds he suffered of August 3rd after Israeli soldiers shot him in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the coastal region. The Health Ministry said the child, Soheib Abdul-Salam Abu Kashef, 16, […]

15 Sep
6:30

PCHR: “Army Kills 3 Civilians, Including A Child, Injures 148, Including 19 Children, 5 Women and 5 Paramedics”

For Twenty-Five Friday of Great March of Return and Breaking Siege in Eastern Gaza Strip, Israeli Forces  Kill 3 Civilians, Including Child, and Wound 148 Others, Including 19 Children, 5 Women and 5 Paramedics Date: 14 September 2018 – Time: 18:00 GMT, the Palestinian Center For Human Rights (PCHR) On […]

14 Sep
12:00

Israeli Soldiers Invade Lands Near Khan Younis

September 14, 2018 12:00 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Khan Younis, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers carried out, on Friday morning, a limited invasion into Palestinian lands east of the al-Qarara town, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) said five armored military vehicles, accompanied by a robot vehicle, invaded the lands […]

13 Sep
9:51

UN Warns of Catastrophic Situation in Gaza

The United Nations has warned that the humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip is now “catastrophic” due to a decade-long “economic siege” imposed by Israel, on the densely-populated Palestinian coastal enclave.   “The situation in Gaza is becoming less and less livable,” Isabelle Durant, the deputy head of the United […]

13 Sep
9:30

Gaza Trauma Care Services Receive Backed by WHO with EU Support

With support from the European Union, the World Health Organization (WHO) is replenishing stocks of urgently-needed trauma medicines in Gaza, and providing hands-on training for health staff working in frontline Trauma Stabilization Points (TSPs). Life-saving medicines and medical supplies to treat more than 100,000 people have been delivered to hospitals […]

13 Sep
1:11

Army Carries Out A Limited Invasion Into Rafah

Several armored Israeli military vehicles carried out, on Thursday morning, a limited invasion into Palestinian lands near the perimeter fence, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Media sources in Gaza said at least two armored bulldozers, accompanied military vehicles, advanced dozens of meters into the […]

13 Sep
12:18

Israeli Navy Abducts Three Fishermen In Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, Thursday, a Palestinians fishing boat in Gaza territorial waters, abducted three fishermen and confiscated their boat. Zakariya Bakr, a Palestinian fisherman who witnessed the attack, said the Israeli navy boats chased a small boat with three fishermen on board, near the shore of Gaza Sea, and […]

13 Sep
5:25

Israeli Soldiers Shoot a Palestinian In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Wednesday evening, a young Palestinian man near Beit Hanoun (Erez) Terminal, in northern Gaza. Media sources said the soldiers fired many live rounds at Palestinian protesters, wounding one Palestinian who was rushed to Beit Hanoun hospital for treatment. They added that the soldiers also fired live […]

11 Sep
2:09

Israeli Navy Injures 49 Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli navy ships fired, on Monday evening, dozens of live ammunition and gas bombs at Palestinians, and fishing boats, in the al-Waha Beach area, northwest of the Gaza Strip, wounding 49 Palestinians, including one journalist. The Palestinians Health Ministry said the navy attacked dozens of Palestinians, holding a nonviolent activity […]

10 Sep
7:12

Additional UNRWA Funding of EUR 3.5 Million Approved by Italy

Italy, on Monday, approved an additional funding of EUR 3.5 million for UNRWA programs to be carried out in Lebanon and in the Gaza Strip, according to a press release by the Italian Consulate in Jerusalem. “In accordance with the well-established Italian support to UNRWA, the United Nations Relief and […]

10 Sep
8:27

Army Kills A Palestinian In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers killed, on Sunday evening, a young man near the perimeter fence, in Abu Safiyya area, east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, and abducted three other Palestinians. The Israeli army claimed the Palestinian was killed by the soldiers while trying to breach the perimeter […]

09 Sep
7:31

VIDEO: US Cuts to UNRWA Deepen Crisis for Palestinian Refugees

US President Donald Trump has cut funding for the UNRWA, the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees which helps some 5 million Palestinians. DW’s Tania KrĂ€mer went to Hamas-controlled Gaza, where UN employees are facing a funding crisis. TRNN re-posts selected DW stories as part of a new cooperation agreement […]

09 Sep
7:12

VIDEO: Israeli Forces Intentionally Kill 16-year-old Palestinian Youth

A video has surfaced, documenting the method of how Israeli forces targeted and killed 16-year-old Palestinian, Ahmad Misbah Abu Tyour, while he was participating in “The Great March of Return” protests, in the besieged Gaza Strip. The video shows the Palestinian teen, while maintaining his distance, throwing rocks towards the […]

08 Sep
9:53

Child Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered In Southern Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a child died, Saturday, from serious wounds he suffered a day earlier during the Great Return March procession, near the perimeter fence, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The Ministry said the child Ahmad Misbah Ahmad Abu Tyour, […]

07 Sep
8:44

Israeli Army Fires A Shell Into Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, on Friday evening, an artillery shell at an observation post run by the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, east of Gaza city. Media sources in Gaza said the shells caused damage but did not lead to injuries. Furthermore, the Israeli army said it targeted Palestinians […]

07 Sep
7:24

Army Kills A Palestinian Teen, Injures 210, In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, a teenage boy, and injured at least 210 others, during the Great Return March processions, in several parts of the besieged Gaza Strip. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza said the soldiers killed Bilal […]

07 Sep
1:44

Two Palestinians Injured By Missile Fired From Israeli Drone In Gaza

Palestinian medical sources have reported that two young men were injured, on Friday, after an Israeli drone fired a missile at them, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. The sources stated that the wounded young men were rushed to a Beit Hanoun hospital. The Israeli army claimed that […]

07 Sep
10:20

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds He Suffered In June

The Shifa Medical Center, west of Gaza city, has announced on Friday morning that a young man died from serious wounds he suffered when Israeli soldiers shot him on July 14th, 2018, during the Great Return March procession on Palestinian lands in northern Gaza. It said that Amjad Fayez Hamdouna, […]

06 Sep
11:19

Israeli Navy Opens Fire At Palestinian Fishing Boats In Gaza

Israeli navy ships opened fire, on Thursday morning, at several Palestinian fishing boats in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the navy fired any live rounds at the fishing boats in Palestinian territorial waters, near the shore of northern Gaza. They added that the fishermen had to […]

06 Sep
7:42

Palestinian Policeman Killed In An Accidental Explosion In Gaza

September 6, 2018 7:42 AM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

A Palestinian policeman was killed, on Wednesday evening, in an accidental explosion at a police station in Gaza city. The Palestinian Interior Ministry has reported that Lieutenant Abdul-Rahim Abbas, 42, a member of the Explosives Unit, was killed while inspecting explosive materials. It added that the explosives detonated during the […]

04 Sep
8:52

Show Jumping in Gaza: Riding Brings Hope (VIDEO)

September 4, 2018 8:52 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, Human interest 0

For more than 10 years, the headlines coming out of Gaza have been relentlessly grim: three wars, a worsening humanitarian crisis, and political division – all playing out under the restrictive Israeli siege. But, there are pockets of normal life where people, especially children, can escape the chaos. All around […]

03 Sep
9:51

Youth Shot by Israeli Forces along Gaza Border

A Palestinian youth, on Monday, was shot and injured by Israeli forces along Gaza’s border, to the east of Khan Younis city, in the southern Gaza Strip, said WAFA medical sources. Israeli forces stationed in military watchtowers, along the borders to the east of Khan Younis city, opened fire at a […]

02 Sep
8:35

Six Fishermen Detained Off Gaza Coast

September 2, 2018 8:35 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Israeli navy has reportedly detained six Palestinian fishermen off of the Dier al-Balah coast, in central Gaza. The fishermen’s syndicate said that navy  raided the men’s boat and took the six fishermen into custody. The syndicate identified the fishermen as Zakee Annajar, Ahmad Abu Reyala, Mahmoud Abu Auda, Mohammed […]

01 Sep
10:34

Shattered Limbs, Broken Dreams: Life for Gaza Athletes after Surviving Israeli Bullets

Maha Hussaini & Mohammed A Alhajjar When Raed Jadallah rode the waves of the Mediterranean sea on his surfboard, he was able to transcend the limitations placed on his life forced upon him, as he is a Palestinian living in the besieged Gaza Strip. During some stolen moments of time, […]

01 Sep
1:40

PA To Head To General Assembly After U.S. Cut Aid To UNRWA

After the United States announced cutting all aid to the United Nations Relief and Words Agency (UNRWA), the Palestinian Authority (P.A.) said it is weighing all options to counter the American move, including heading to the United Nations General Assembly and the Security Council. Palestinian Presidency spokesperson, Nabil Abu Rodeina, […]

01 Sep
4:38

Israeli Soldiers Shoot And Seriously Injure A Female Palestinian Medic In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, on Friday evening, a Palestinian female medic, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, during their excessive use of force against the Great Return March in the coastal region. The Health Ministry said […]

01 Sep
3:08

PCHR: “Army Injures 75 Civilians, Including 16 Children, 1 Journalist And Two Paramedics, In Gaza”

Israeli Forces Continue their Crimes in Eastern Gaza Strip, wounding 75 Civilians, Including 16 Children, Journalist and 2 Paramedics; One of them Female Paramedic Sustained Serious Wounds Date: 31 August 2018, Time: 18:30 GMT On Friday, 31 August 2018,  using excessive lethal force against the peaceful protesters in eastern Gaza […]

31 Aug
8:52

Hundreds of Palestinians Injured in West Bank and Gaza

180 Palestinians were wounded by live ammunition and tear gas inhalation during confrontations with Israeli forces, on Friday. According to the Ministry of Health, the number of participants wounded with live bullets, in Gaza’s Great March of Return, including a paramedic who was shot in the chest, to the east of […]

31 Aug
1:30

Israeli Navy Damages A Palestinian Fishing Boat

An Israeli navy ship fired, on Thursday evening, live rounds at a Palestinian fishing boat in the Sudaniyya Sea area, west of Gaza city, causing serious damage to the boat, in addition to spraying the fishermen and their boat with water cannons. The fishermen said the navy attacked them with […]

29 Aug
10:12

Statistics Bureau: Almost 1.9 Million People Living in Gaza, 2/3 are Refugees

Almost 1.9 million Palestinians live in the Gaza Strip, making almost 40% of the total Palestinian population in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza Strip, and two thirds of them are refugees, the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) said, on Wednesday. Introducing the Population, Housing and Establishments Census […]

28 Aug
7:46

Lacking Therapeutic Milk, Children with PKU Face Fate

The acute shortage of some types of therapeutic milk, in Gaza hospitals, is leaving infants threatened by a genetic defect that is known to cause mental disability, the Palestinian Ministry of Health warned, on Monday. The ministry said, in a statement, that the lack of a therapeutic milk for infants […]

28 Aug
7:17

UNRWA: $5.4m to be Donated by Japan

The Japanese government, by the end of this week, is due to donate 5.4 million dollars to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). The funds will be used to provide food aid to one million Palestinians in the Gaza Strip who are facing one of the […]

27 Aug
8:53

Gaza Children Living with the Trauma of War

An Israeli air raid almost killed six-year-old Nama Abu Foul, in 2014, and she, like many of Gaza children, still deals with the physical and mental injuries suffered during wars on Gaza. Half of Gaza’s population is under the age of 17, but many of them have already lived through three […]