Category Archives: Gaza Strip

20 Jan
1:27

Israeli Soldiers Injure Eight Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, eight Palestinians in border areas, in the besieged Gaza Strip, including six near the Shuhada Graveyard, east of Jabalia refugee camp, in northern Gaza. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said the soldiers shot six Palestinians with live fire, near the […]

17 Jan
10:26

Gaza Ministry of Health: Stern Austerity Measures Introduced to Confront Fuel Crisis

The Ministry of Health in Gaza commenced on Monday morning, implementing a series of tough austerity measures, to face the shortage of fuel and electricity within its facilities.   Health Ministry spokesperson Ashraf al-Qedra stated that the ministry has introduced a series of stern measures to confront the shortage of […]

Baby Hadia
17 Jan
6:33

Infant Dies in Gaza from Lack of Respiratory Medicine due to Israeli Siege

January 17, 2018 6:33 AM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, News Report 0

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza reported Tuesday that a five-day old baby died in the intensive care unit of the Al-Hilal Emirati Hospital in Gaza. The infant, Hadia Mohammad Abu Hilal, died because of the lack of special medication required for the respiratory machine to function properly. Her father, […]

16 Jan
11:22

PCHR Organizes Workshop on “Mechanisms to Protect Civilians and their Property in Land and Sea Border Areas”

On Tuesday, 16 January 2018, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) organized a workshop titled “Mechanisms to Protect Civilians and their Property in Land and Sea Border Areas.” The workshop was attended by specialists representing civil society organizations, international organizations, farmers and fishermen organizations in the Gaza Strip, and […]

16 Jan
11:16

Israel Preventing Gaza Residents from Travelling for Medical Treatment

January 16, 2018 11:16 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

The Israeli occupation government decided, on Monday, to prevent most of Gaza’s residents from leaving the besieged enclave for treatment. The decision came in response to the Israeli High Court’s petition submitted by the family of the Israeli soldier Hadar Goldin, who was captured as a prisoner of war during […]

15 Jan
8:02

Israel: Gaza Economy Plummeted from “Zero to Below Zero”

Israeli daily Haaretz, on Monday, reported that Israeli  military officials have acknowledged that the Palestinian situation is deteriorating, and that the economy and infrastructure  in Gaza was “from zero to below zero.” Haaretz said, according to the PNN, that Israeli politicians were acting as if military pressure can continue on Gaza, […]

14 Jan
6:55

Elderly Couple Dies in Gaza due to Suffocation

An elderly couple using a charcoal grill to heat their house, in Gaza, was found dead on Sunday afternoon, the Palestinian Ministry of Health said. A Health Ministry spokesperson said that the man, who was 90 years old and his wife 88 years old, used the charcoal grill to heat […]

14 Jan
6:14

Netanyahu Threatens Hamas with Even Greater Force

Israeli Prime Minister, Benyamin Netanyahu, on Sunday, threatened to use “even greater force if necessary,” after an Israeli strike on a tunnel at the Gaza-Sinai border in Rafah. “There are those who have said the IDF just targeted sand dunes — this is incorrect,” Netanyahu said in remarks to Israeli […]

13 Jan
9:11

Egyptian Navy Kills A Palestinian Fisherman

Egyptian navy ships opened fire, on Saturday at dawn, on a Palestinian fishing boat, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, killing a fisherman. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza, said the fisherman has been identified as Abdullah Ramadan Zeidan, 33, from the […]

13 Jan
6:45

Thousands March in Funerals for Slain Palestinian Teens

Thousands of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and the occupied West Bank marched on Friday, in the funerals of the two Palestinian teenagers who were killed by Israeli forces during protests on Thursday. In the northern West Bank village of Iraq Burin, in the Nablus district, crowds set off from […]

12 Jan
6:36

Updated: Army Injures 108 Palestinians In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has confirmed that Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, 43 Palestinians with live rounds and rubber-coated steel bullets, and caused at least 65 others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, near border areas in the northern and eastern parts of the Gaza Strip, after the […]

11 Jan
10:10

Army Kills A Child, Injures Three Others, In Central Gaza

Israeli soldier killed, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian child, and injured three others, after the army attacked protesters, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza. Palestinian medical sources said the soldiers shot Amir Abdul-Hamid Abu Mosa’ed, 16, with a live round in his chest. They added that the […]

11 Jan
5:54

Finkelstein on Gaza’s Right to Resist Military Occupation (3/4)

In part three of TRNN’s interview on his new book “Gaza: An Inquest into Its Martyrdom,” Norman Finkelstein discusses the legality, and utility, of Hamas’ armed resistance to Israel’s occupation. Norman G. Finkelstein received his doctorate in 1988 from the Department of Politics at Princeton University. Finkelstein is the author of […]

10 Jan
5:06

WHO: “Israel Delays Permit Application For Half Of Gaza Patients”

January 10, 2018 5:06 PM admin Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Human rights, News Report 0

Reprinted From WAFA News Agency: A report by the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed that almost half of the Palestinian patients in the Gaza Strip, who need treatment outside of the besieged Gaza Strip and applied for exit permits from Israel, have their exit permit applications delayed, and lost their […]

10 Jan
7:04

Israeli Soldiers Shoot One Palestinian In Southern Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Tuesday evening, a young Palestinian man, and caused several others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers, stationed on military towers across the border fence, fired live round […]

09 Jan
9:11

Norman Finkelstein: Hamas Isn’t The Threat That Israel Claims (2/4)

In part 2 of TRNN’s interview on his new book “Gaza: An Inquest into Its Martyrdom,” Norman Finkelstein argues that Israeli propaganda — sometimes with Hamas’ help — has wildly exaggerated Hamas’ arsenal and the effectiveness of the “Iron Dome” missile defense system. Norman G. Finkelstein received his doctorate in 1988 […]

09 Jan
8:42

ICC to Open Full Investigation into Settlements, 2014 War on Gaza

The International Criminal Court in The Hague is planning on investigating Israeli leaders over Israeli settlement expansion in Jerusalem and West Bank, as well as the 2014 aggression on Gaza titled ‘Operation Protective Edge.’ According to a report by Channel 10 Monday evening, the Israeli National Security Council warned Israeli lawmakers in […]

09 Jan
11:46

Israeli Navy Abducts Six Palestinian Fishermen In Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, on Tuesday morning, several Palestinian fishing boats in the Sudaniyya area, northwest of Gaza city, and fired many live rounds at them, before abducting six Palestinians, including two children. The navy fired many live rounds at the fishing boats, while sailing less than four nautical miles […]

09 Jan
5:28

Norman Finkelstein on Gaza (1/4)

In his groundbreaking new book, “Gaza: An Inquest into Its Martyrdom,” Norman Finkelstein argues that Israel, with U.S. backing, has caused a “humanitarian disaster” in Gaza, and that international human rights groups have failed to uphold justice for its besieged people. Norman G. Finkelstein received his doctorate in 1988 from the […]

09 Jan
2:04

Israeli Naval Forces Arrest 2 Fishermen and Confiscate Fishing Boat in Northern Gaza Strip

On Monday, 08 January 2018, Israeli gunboats chased and opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats. Israeli naval forces then arrested 2 fishermen and confiscated a fishing boat manned by them. The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) monitored the escalation of Israeli attacks against fishermen in the Gaza Sea, in […]

08 Jan
10:23

Israeli Soldiers Carry Out A Limited Invasion In Khan Younis

Israeli soldiers carried out, on Monday morning, a limited invasion into Palestinian lands, near the border fence, in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said several armored vehicles, including bulldozers, carried out the limited invasion into the Palestinian lands. They added that the vehicles invaded […]

07 Jan
2:02

Gazans Struggle to Cope with Heavy Rains as Threat of War Escalates

Dozens of makeshift houses in the Gaza Strip have been flooded since Thursday night, due to heavy rains amid an extreme cold wave hitting the region. Rainfall has poured into houses sheltering dozens of Palestinian families in several areas across the blockaded coastal enclave. Using fishing boats, civil defense services […]

05 Jan
4:02

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Palestinian In Gaza

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Friday evening, Palestinian protesters, marching on their lands near the border fence, east of Gaza city, wounding one. Media sources said the soldiers, stationed behind the border fence, east of Gaza city, fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs at the protesters. They […]

04 Jan
6:52

Israeli Air Force Fires Missiles Into Southern Gaza

January 4, 2018 6:52 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah 0

The Israeli army and Air Force fired, on Thursday at dawn, several missiles and shells targeting at least two areas, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, while military drones hoovered over various parts of the coastal region. Media sources in Gaza said the first Israeli missiles targeted a […]

03 Jan
7:04

Gaza Health Services to Collapse Due to Siege

After 11 years of strict Israeli military siege on the Gaza Strip and the intentional procrastination of Palestinian Authority (PA), to take up its responsibilities in Gaza, healthcare services will reportedly collapse in days. Shelves of the Palestinians Ministry of Health, in Gaza, are almost empty, as hundreds of medicines […]

02 Jan
2:29

Israeli Soldiers Shot One Palestinian In Southern Gaza

Israeli soldiers injured, on Tuesday afternoon, a young Palestinian man, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Palestinian Health Ministry In Gaza, said the soldiers shot the man with a live round in his leg, causing a moderate […]

02 Jan
7:07

Israeli Army Fires Missiles Into Southern Gaza

The Israeli Air Force fired, on Tuesday at dawn, three missiles into a site, run by the Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, northwest of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, causing property damage. Palestinian sources said the missiles caused property damage to the site, […]

01 Jan
10:49

Israeli Soldiers Bulldoze Palestinian Lands In Southern Gaza

On Monday morning, Israeli soldiers, accompanied by armored bulldozers, invaded Palestinian lands, east of the al-Qarara town, north of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and bulldozed lands close to the border fence. Media sources said the soldiers came from Kissufim military base, across the border […]

31 Dec
11:45

Israeli Testimony: “If ‘roof knocking’ was conducted and no one came out after a few minutes, then the assumption was that there was no one there.”

Breaking the Silence is an organization of veteran combatants who have served in the Israeli military since the start of the Second Intifada, and have taken it upon themselves to expose the Israeli public to the reality of everyday life in the Occupied Territories. They endeavor to stimulate public debate about the price […]

31 Dec
10:49

New Airstrikes on Gaza Continue

Israeli warplanes, at dawn on Sunday, launched two F16 airstrikes on “Hamas sites” east of Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip. A spokesman for the Israeli army claimed that “Israeli jets launched raids on the strip in response to a rocket fired on Friday, adding that the situation is likely […]

30 Dec
8:14

Young Palestinian Man Dies From Wounds Suffered Friday

December 30, 2017 8:14 AM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Saturday, that a young man died, earlier on Saturday morning, from serious wounds he suffered Friday, after Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza. The sources said the Palestinian, identified as Jamal Mohammad Musleh, 21, from […]

29 Dec
5:29

Israeli Soldiers Injure At Least 143 Palestinians, Three Seriously, In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, at least 143 Palestinians, including 43 who were shot with live fire, three of them suffered very serious wounds, after the army attacked hundreds of protesters, marching near the border fence in several parts of the besieged Gaza Strip. […]

29 Dec
2:08

Israeli Soldiers Fire Six Shells Into Gaza

December 29, 2017 2:08 PM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers fired, on Friday at noon, at least six tank shells into a number of border areas, in the eastern part of the Gaza Strip, causing damage. Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers fired missiles into a site, apparently used by an armed resistance group, in addition to […]

28 Dec
12:22

Israeli Navy Abducts Two Fishermen In Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, Thursday, several Palestinian fishing boats in the Sudaniyya Sea area, northwest of Gaza Strip, and abducted two fishermen, before confiscating their boat. Eyewitnesses said the navy fired many live rounds at the fishing boats, while sailing less than four nautical miles from the shore, and abducted […]

27 Dec
9:25

Army Warns Cabinet of Military Confrontation in Gaza

Leaders of the Israeli occupation army warned, during a cabinet session, of the gravity situation in the blockaded Gaza Strip, which could end up with the outbreak of a new armed confrontation with the Palestinian resistance factions. According to Israeli Channel 2, ministers were told, at the cabinet meeting, that […]

26 Dec
9:35

Israeli Bulldozers Raze Lands in Northern Gaza

Israeli military bulldozers leveled lands in the northern Gaza Strip on Tuesday, according to locals. Witnesses told Ma’an News Agency that six Israeli military vehicles, accompanied by bulldozers, raided Gaza east of the Jabaliya refugee camp, in the north, where they leveled lands near the border fence with Israel. No […]

25 Dec
11:07

Gas in Palestine: An Introduction

Via the Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network. The following is an English translation of the introductory piece on a new Dutch-language blog exploring the relationship between the colonization of Palestine, natural gas and the Palestinian revolution.  The original article was published in Dutch on 24 December 2017, Fifteen gas fields […]

25 Dec
10:33

VIDEO: Israeli Minister Harasses Palestinians Visiting Jailed Family Members

An ultra right-wing Israeli minister verbally harassed Palestinians from Gaza as they traveled on a bus, to visit their imprisoned relatives in southern Israel’s Nafha prison, hurling abuse at women on the bus calling their sons “dogs.” MK Oren Hazan of the right-wing Likud party, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s […]

23 Dec
9:29

Palestinian Dies From Wounds Suffered A Week Earlier In Gaza

December 23, 2017 9:29 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Jabalia, News Report 0

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a Palestinian man died, Saturday, from wounds he suffered a week earlier, east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. The Ministry said the young man, Sharif al-‘Abed Shalashel, 28, suffered a serious injury after the soldiers shot him with […]

23 Dec
1:37

Israeli Army Kills Two Palestinians, Injures 123, In The Gaza Strip

Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, two Palestinians, and injured at least 123 others, including three who suffered life-threatening wounds, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army, stationed across the border fence, resorted to the excessive use of force against Palestinian protesters, in several parts of […]

21 Dec
9:12

Israeli Navy Abducts Two Fishermen In Northern Gaza

Israeli Navy ships attacked, on Thursday morning, Palestinian fishing boats in Gaza territorial waters, west of Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the costal region, and abducted two fishermen. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers fired many live rounds at fishing boats, and abducted Orans Sultan and Mohammad Sultan, before taking […]

18 Dec
9:21

Israeli Bombardment Of Gaza Causes Serious Damage

The Israeli Air Force carried out, on Monday at dawn, many air strikes into several parts of the Gaza Strip, causing serious damage to buildings and homes. The army fired at least three missiles into the al-Waha area, in northwest of Gaza city, destroying a structure, a causing damage to […]

17 Dec
10:12

Five Injured by Live Army Fire In Gaza

At least five Palestinians were injured on Sunday, including one critically, during clashes which broke out along the Gaza Strip’s borders, as Palestinians continue to protest US recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel,. A Palestinian was hit with live ammunition during confrontations that erupted to the east of […]

17 Dec
2:33

Report: “Nine Palestinians Killed, 3400 Injured, By Israeli Fire Since December 7th”

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRC) has reported that Israeli soldiers have killed nine Palestinians, and injured at least 3400 others, in various parts of occupied Palestine, since December 7th. The Red Crescent said that the soldiers have killed nine Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, and […]

Israeli soldiers attack journalist (image from Khabr Press)
17 Dec
12:51

Israeli Soldiers Continue To Target Journalists; 60 Violations this Week

“We will not be silenced, we will not close the lenses of our cameras, and we will continue to report on the escalating Israeli violations, and the soldiers’ attempts to bury the truth, so that they can continue killing and wounding Palestinians with impunity,” begins a message published Saturday by […]

17 Dec
10:59

Thousands March in Funeral for Palestinian Amputee Killed in Gaza

Thousands of Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip marched on Saturday, in the funeral of slain Palestinian Ibrahim Abu Thuraya, 29, who was shot in the head and killed by Israeli forces on Friday, during clashes along the border with Israel. Abu Thuraya was a well-known Palestinian activist, famously recognized […]

Four KIlled by Israeli forces Friday
16 Dec
4:27

Israeli Soldiers Killed Four Palestinians, Injured 367 Friday (Comprehensive Report)

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli soldiers have killed, Friday, December 15, 2017, four young Palestinian men, and injured at least 367, after the army resorted to the excessive use for force against protesters in various parts of the occupied West Bank, including the occupied capital city of […]

15 Dec
3:29

Protests Continue Across Occupied Palestine

Dozens of thousands of Palestinians marched, Friday, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, and were met by soldiers who resorted to the excessive use of force, leading to dozens of injuries, among them one who was seriously wounded, reportedly after “attempted to […]

15 Dec
1:59

Updated: Soldiers Attack Protesters In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Friday afternoon, thousands of Palestinian protesters, who marched in several parts of the occupied West Bank, in condemnation of the illegal U.S. recognition of occupied Jerusalem as the unified capital of Israel. Update: Two Palestinians Injured By Live Israeli Army Fire In Gaza Israeli Soldiers Attack […]

15 Dec
5:17

Israeli Drone Strike Survivor in Gaza Dies from Injuries at Age 9

A nine-year-old Palestinian died on December 6, due to injuries sustained during an Israeli drone strike in the Gaza Strip, in 2014. Mohammad Abu Hdaf, a kindergartner at the time, sustained spine injuries from shrapnel during an Israeli drone strike in Al-Qarara, east of Khan Younis, on August 8, 2014, […]

15 Dec
2:44

Army Injures 25 Palestinians In Gaza

Medical sources have reported that Israeli soldiers shot 25 Palestinians, after the army, stationed across the border fence, attacked dozens of Palestinian protesters in several parts of the besieged Gaza Strip. The sources said that the soldiers shot five young men with live fire; two of them in the eastern […]

14 Dec
10:52

Dr. Ibrahim Al-Yazouri: We Made Clear the Difference between Zionists and Jews

by Motasem A Dalloul In an exclusive interview with Dr. Ibrahim al-Yazouri, one of the seven Hamas founders, he told MEMO that his movement had made clear the difference between Zionist occupiers of Palestine and Jews. Dr. Ibrahim Fares Al-Yazouri was born in the Ptalestinian village of Beit Daras in […]

14 Dec
7:32

Israeli Army And Navy Fire Missiles Into Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, on Thursday at dawn, several missiles into areas, northwest of Gaza city, Khan Younis and central Gaza, while navy ships also fired missiles into northern Gaza, in addition to attacking fishing boats in Khan Younis. Update: Media sources in Gaza said the Israeli Air Force carried out […]

14 Dec
6:29

Health Ministry: “Israeli Soldiers Injured 379 Palestinians Wednesday”

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that Israeli soldiers injured, Wednesday, 378 Palestinians, including 42 who were moved to hospitals for further treatment, in several parts of occupied Palestine, including the occupied Capital Jerusalem. The soldiers also abducted many Palestinians. The Ministry said that the ongoing Israeli aggression and military […]

13 Dec
11:00

230 Recently Abducted Palestinians Subject To Torture, Bad Conditions And Humiliation

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has warned of the significantly increasing number of Palestinians, who were abducted by the Israeli army in one week, since Trump’s illegal recognition of occupied Jerusalem as the unified capital of Israel, adding that the soldiers have abducted more than 230 Palestinians, including dozens of children, […]

13 Dec
9:10

Israeli Soldiers Fire Missiles Into Gaza

The Israeli Air Force fired, on Tuesday at night, several missiles into two areas, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, causing damage and three injuries. The air force fired missiles into a site, run by the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, southwest of Khan Younis, in […]

13 Dec
2:22

Gaza Fishing Zone Decreased to Six Nautical Miles

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) has condemned an Israeli decision to once again decrease the fishing area to 6 nautical miles, off the area from the Gaza Valley to Rafah City in the south. According to the Israeli decision, Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Strip are banned from […]

13 Dec
12:47

Israeli Army Assassinates Two Fighters In Northern Gaza

An Israeli army drone fired, on Tuesday at noon, a missile at a Motorcycle in Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, killing two resistance fighters, and wounding several bystanders. The two Palestinians have been identified as Mustafa Mofeed al-Sultan, 29, from Beit Lahia, and Hussein Ghazi […]

12 Dec
10:39

Report: “Israeli Soldiers Killed Four Palestinians, Injured 1778, Since Wednesday”

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that Israeli soldiers have killed four Palestinians, and injured 1178 others, since Monday evening, after the U.S. President Donald Trump made his illegal recognition of occupied Jerusalem as the unified capital of Israel. The Ministry stated that the soldiers have injured 1396 in the […]

12 Dec
5:28

Israeli Army Fires Missiles Into Southern and Northern Gaza

The Israeli army fired, on Monday evening, tank shells and missiles into what was described as a “monitoring post” run by the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, in southern Gaza, and many missiles into Palestinian lands, in northern Gaza. The army claimed, “it was retaliating” to shells fired […]

12 Dec
3:25

Israeli Soldiers Injure 149 Palestinians In The West Bank And Gaza Strip

Israeli soldiers shot, Monday, 149 Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, as the army continued to use excessive force against Palestinians protesting the illegal U.S. recognition of occupied Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the Palestinian Health Ministry has reported. The […]

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12 Dec
2:24

PCHR Condemns Israeli Authorities’ Decision to Decrease Fishing Area to Six Nautical Miles

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) condemns the Israeli authorities’ decision to decrease the fishing area to 6 nautical miles off the area from the Gaza Valley to Rafah City in the south.  According to the Israeli decision, the Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Strip are banned from sailing […]

11 Dec
2:45

Palestinian Woman and Student Shot in Gaza Protests

A Palestinian protester is evacuated after being injured during clashes with Israeli security forces near the border with Israel, east of Gaza City in October 2015 (AFP, File) At least two Palestinians, one woman and one minor, were shot and injured by Israeli forces in the southern Gaza Strip district […]

09 Dec
9:57

Israeli Army Fires Tank Shells At Homes And Lands In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired, on Saturday evening, several shells at homes and lands in Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, causing property damage. The soldiers fired at least three tanks shells, two into farmlands lands, and one which detonated near a home, causing serious damage but no […]

09 Dec
7:43

Gaza Student Shot during Clashes with Israeli Forces

A student was injured on Saturday, east of Khan Younis, in the south of the Gaza Strip, when Israeli soldiers stationed near the border opened fire at a group of students demonstrating against a US decision recognizing Jerusalem as the official capital of Israel. Witnesses said hundreds of students were […]

09 Dec
1:38

Israeli Air Force Bombards Gaza, Kills Two Palestinians

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported that Israeli soldiers fired, on Saturday at dawn, several missiles into an area, south of Gaza city, killing two Palestinians, and causing serious damage to many buildings. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said medics and rescue […]

09 Dec
4:36

Ministry Of Health: Two Palestinians Killed, 1,114 Injured by Israeli Army Fire

The Palestinian Health Ministry reported, Friday, that Israeli soldiers have killed two Palestinians, and injured 1114 others, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip. A baby was one of those injured on Friday. The Ministry said that 954 Palestinians received treatment by […]

09 Dec
2:41

Israeli Army Attacks Scores of Palestinian Journalists

The Palestinian Journalists Syndicate has reported that Israeli soldiers deliberately targeted scores of journalists, Friday, in various parts of the occupied West Bank, Gaza Strip and Jerusalem. It said that the soldiers shot Omar Abu Awad, the head of Palestine TV office in Jericho, with a rubber-coated steel bullet in […]

08 Dec
11:28

Friday: Two Palestinians Killed In Gaza; More Than 767 Protesters Injured by Israeli Troops

Update: The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that another Palestinian died from serious wounds he suffered after Israeli soldiers opened fire at Palestinians in northern Gaza. The Palestinian, identified as Maher Atallah , 54, was shot in northern Gaza on Friday evening, and died from his serious wounds at a […]

08 Dec
11:10

Israeli Army Increases Military Deployment In The West Bank And Gaza Border Areas

The Israeli army has significantly increased its deployment across the occupied West Bank, including in and around Jerusalem, and all border areas in the Gaza Strip, in anticipation of massive protests against claims by Donald Trump, and his U.S. Administration, recognizing Jerusalem as the unified capital of Israel, and denying […]

08 Dec
2:01

Israeli Army Strikes Several Border Areas In Gaza

The Israeli army and Air Force fired many shells and missiles into border areas, in the Gaza Strip, in addition to firing dozens of rounds of live ammunition, while Israeli drones flew over the coastal region. At least one tank shell was fired into an area, east of the al-Maghazi […]

07 Dec
12:37

Haniyya Slams American Decision, Calls For Massive Intifada In Palestine

In a televised speech from his home in the ash-Shati refugee camp in Gaza, the head of the Political Bureau of Hamas movement, Ismail Haniyya, strongly denounced the American decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to move the embassy to the occupied city, and called for […]

06 Dec
10:14

Palestinian Child Dies From Wounds Suffered In 2014

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a child died, on Wednesday morning, from serious wounds he suffered when the soldiers bombarded his family’s home, during the 2014 Israeli war on Gaza, killing three family members. The sources stated that the child, identified as Mohammad Saleh Abu Haddaf, 4, remained in […]

05 Dec
9:18

Navy Abducts 5 Fishermen and Seizes Boats in Gaza

The Israeli occupation Navy abducted five fishermen, on Sunday evening. seizing their boats from the Sudanese Sea, north of Gaza. The captain, fisherman Amjad al-Shrafi, said, according to the PNN, that the boat was owned by fisherman Khamis Abu al-Sadiq, and  that occupation forces took the five fishermen working on the […]

03 Dec
10:47

Israeli Navy Detains Five Fishermen, Injures One, In Northern Gaza

Israeli navy ships attacked, on Sunday evening, a Palestinian fishing boat in the Sudaniyya Sea, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. The Navy fired many live rounds at the fishing boat, wounding one fisherman. They then seized the boat and detained five fishermen. The attack took place in […]

01 Dec
11:33

Israeli Soldiers Injure A Teen In Northern Gaza

December 1, 2017 11:33 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Jabalia, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, Friday, a Palestinian teenage boy, east of Jabalia town, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Ministry of Health in Gaza, said the teen, 16 years of age, was shot with a live round in his leg, […]

30 Nov
11:44

Israeli Army Bombards Gaza, Injures Three Palestinians

The Israeli Air Force fires at least four missiles into an area, south of Gaza city, wounding three Palestinians, who were rushed to the Shifa Medical Center, west of the city. The army also fired missiles and artillery shells into several areas in the besieged coastal region. Media sources in […]

30 Nov
6:27

Hamas Office of Refugee Affairs: UN Caused Historical Massacre through Partition Resolution

Hamas’ Office of Refugee Affairs of the Islamic Resistance Movement stated that the United Nations committed a historic massacre against the people of Palestine by adopting the Partition of Palestine, separating it into two states, an Arab state and another Jewish one.   Marking the seventieth anniversary of the Partition […]

30 Nov
5:23

Israeli Forces Attack Hamas Positions Following Claims of Mortar Fire

Israeli occupation forces shelled the border of the Gaza Strip on Thursday, under the pretext that Palestinians had fired mortar shells at an Israeli military post, Several mortar shells were reportedly fired at an Israeli military outpost toward the north, causing material damage but no injuries, according to Israeli media. […]

30 Nov
6:39

Three Palestinians Injured After Israeli Planes Sprayed Farmlands With Toxins In Gaza

Israeli army planes sprayed, Wednesday, Palestinian farmland in the eastern part of the Gaza Strip, with toxins and chemicals, wounding three Palestinians. Medical sources in Gaza said the Palestinians suffered chemical burns, severe shortening of breath, and various types of allergies after being exposed to the Israeli toxins, while working […]

29 Nov
8:02

Israeli Forces Open Fire in Eastern Gaza, Two Palestinians Shot on Egyptian Border

Israeli forces positioned on the eastern border of the Gaza Strip opened fire on Tuesday, at dawn and in the morning hours, towards Palestinian lands, sheep herders and a resistance site. Soldiers fired at citizens’ lands in al-Qarara area, east of Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, Al Ray […]

22 Nov
10:47

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Northern Gaza; Navy Fires At Fishing Boats

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday morning, two young men in Palestinian lands close to the border fence, in Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. Israeli navy ships fired live rounds at fishing boats northwest of Gaza City. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency has reported that the […]

Fishing boat - File photo - Quds News
17 Nov
10:38

Palestinian Fishing Boats Attacked off Beit Lahia Coast

The Israeli navy opened fire  on Thursday, towards Palestinian fishermen’s boats off Beit Lahia coast, in the northern Gaza Strip. Local sources pointed out, according to Al Ray, that the Israeli navy targeted Palestinian fishing boats with heavy fire in order to prevent them from fishing, even within the allowed […]

17 Nov
10:22

US Approves Financial Siege on Hamas

The Committee on Foreign Affairs of the US House of Representatives, yesterday, approved a law against the Hamas movement practicing what it called “terrorist activities,” and claimed that it used Gaza civilians as human shields. Members of the committee stressed that there must be a financial siege on Hamas, and […]

16 Nov
1:16

Israeli Courts Issue 24 Administrative Detention Orders

November 16, 2017 1:16 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, that the Israeli authorities have issued Administrative Detention orders against 24 Palestinian political prisoners, including one woman, since the beginning of this month, holding the detainees’ captive without charges or trial. The PPS stated that the female detainee, Bushra Tawil, from al-Biereh […]

15 Nov
8:44

3,000 Gaza Merchants Banned from Travelling

About 3.000 merchants and businessmen from Gaza are still banned from travelling since Israeli occupation authorities suspended their travel permits. For two years, now, only 800 merchants are allowed to travel, the head of civil affairs department Saleh al-Zeq said. Al-Zeq stressed the importance of the efforts that the department […]

15 Nov
7:34

Israeli Soldiers Invade Palestinian Lands In Northern Gaza

At least three D9 armored Israeli military bulldozers and three tanks invaded, on Tuesday evening, Palestinian lands near the border fence in Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, and bulldozed sections close to the fence. The invasion was also accompanied by army drones that hovered overhead, […]

14 Nov
10:00

Israeli Forces Fire on Lands in Southern Gaza

Israeli forces opened fire at Palestinian agricultural lands in the eastern part of the Khan Younis district, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Monday morning. Witnesses told Ma’an News Agency that Israeli forces opened fire from inside the border fence. No injuries were reported. Israeli military incursions inside the besieged […]

10 Nov
8:12

Gaza Declared Closed Military Zone

Israeli occupation authorities announced, on Wednesday, that the area near the border of the Gaza Strip is now a “closed military zone.” Israeli settlers living in the periphery of the Gaza Strip are now forbidden from approaching or entering this area at all. Even military patrols were stopped. The decision […]

08 Nov
11:06

Palestinian Dies From Wounds He Suffered In 1992

November 8, 2017 11:06 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, Jabalia, News Report 0

Medical sources in northern Gaza have reported that a Palestinian man died, on Tuesday evening, from complications resulting from gunshot wounds that led to quadriplegia, after Israeli soldiers shot him in 1992. The sources identified the Palestinian as Atef al-Maqousi, 37, from Jabalia refugee camp, in northern Gaza. Following his […]

08 Nov
9:04

Senior Hamas Leader says Faction No longer Responsible for Gaza Residents

Senior Hamas official Mousa abu-Marzook said, on Monday, that his movement is no longer responsible for the residents of the Gaza Strip. He called for the Palestinian factions to put pressure on the Government of National Accord to carry out its duty and fulfil its responsibilities in the besieged enclave. […]

06 Nov
11:17

Israeli Soldiers Abduct At Least Twenty-One Palestinians

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted, earlier Monday, at least twenty-one Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, during extensive and violent searches of homes in the West Bank, and one of them was taken prisoners at the Erez Terminal, in northern Gaza. The Bethlehem […]

06 Nov
9:13

Israel To Detonate Tunnel Which It Bombarded Last Week, Killing 12 Fighters

The Israeli army announced Sunday, that it intends to detonate what is left of a border tunnel, which it bombarded a week earlier, in Deir al-Balah in central Gaza, killing twelve Palestinian fighters, members of Al-Quds Brigades of the Islamic Jihad, and Al-Qassam Brigades of Hamas. Israeli media sources have […]

06 Nov
7:49

Position Paper: Unleashing Media Freedoms Should be Priority in Reconciliation Table Agenda

In light of the Palestinian reconciliation, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) preferably focused on media freedoms through organizing a panel discussion titled as, “The Future of Media Freedoms in light of National Reconciliation”. The panel discussion was attended by experts, decision-makers, journalists, politicians, civil society representatives, academics and […]

05 Nov
11:31

BTS Video Testimony: “There is No Such Thing as Innocent Civilians”

Breaking the Silence is an organization of veteran combatants who have served in the Israeli military since the start of the Second Intifada, and have taken it upon themselves to expose the Israeli public to the reality of everyday life in the Occupied Territories. They endeavor to stimulate public debate about the price […]

05 Nov
10:39

Israeli Navy Fires A Shell Near Gaza City

The Israeli navy fired, on Sunday at dawn, one shell at the shore of the al-Waha area, northwest of Gaza city, while military bulldozers continued digging border areas, north of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the coastal region. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the navy fired one […]

04 Nov
4:23

Updated: Bodies Of Five Fighters Found Under Rubble, Twelve Confirmed Dead

A statement released by the Al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad, revealed that the bodied of five of its fighters have been recovered from the rubble of the tunnel, which was bombarded by the Israeli army last Monday, bringing the number of confirmed deaths to twelve. The […]

04 Nov
10:31

Army Injures Two Palestinians In Gaza

At least two Palestinians were shot and injured on Friday when the soldiers attacked Palestinian protesters, along Gaza borders with Israel, according to WAFA sources. Many youngsters then hurled stones at the soldiers, stationed across the border fence. One youth was shot by a rubber-coated steel bullet, in the foot, […]

02 Nov
8:37

Newly Formed Government Officially Takes Control of Gaza Crossings

As a step towards implementing the latest reconciliation agreement made in Cairo between Hamas and Fateh, the Palestinian Government of National Consensus, early Wednesday, took control over the border crossings of the Gaza Strip, under the supervision of the Egyptian Government. During a press release held at the entrance of […]

01 Nov
6:42

Reconciled Government Ready to Take Over Gaza’s Border Crossings

The national reconciliation government has confirmed its readiness to take full responsibility over the Gaza Strip border crossings,  beginning November 1st, said Hussein al-Sheikh, head of the Civil Affairs Authority, in a press release on Tuesday. Al-Sheihk also said that, starting from November 11th, 2017, the Rafah crossing — the […]