Category Archives: Rafah

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 […]

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, […]

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
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 […]

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 […]

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
12:37

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

18 Aug
2:44

Update: “Israeli Soldiers Kill Two Palestinians, injure 270, In Gaza”

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, two Palestinians and injured 270 others, including 60 who were shot with live fire. The Ministry said the soldiers killed Karim Abu Fatayer, 30, by shooting him with a live round in his head, east […]

17 Aug
1:33

Israeli Military Closes Investigation, Claims ‘No Wrongdoing’ in 2014 Rafah Attack

The Israeli military investigation of itself closed Wednesday with the decision to file no charges against the soldiers who massacred 70 Palestinian civilians in a single day on August 1st, 2014. The day, known as ‘Rafah’s Black Friday’, came in the midst of a series of massacres, including the destruction […]

11 Aug
9:53

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered Friday

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a man died, on Saturday at dawn, from serious wounds her suffered, Friday, after Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire during the Great Return March. The Health Ministry said the man, Ahmad Jamal Suleiman Abu Louli, 40, was shot with a live […]

11 Aug
2:03

Health Ministry Condemns Israeli Killing Of A Palestinian Medic

Dr. Jawad Awwad, the Palestinian Health Minister, issued a statement denouncing the ongoing Israeli excessive use of force against Palestinian nonviolent protesters, and condemning the fatal shooting of a Palestinian medic. Dr. Awwad said the killing of medic volunteer Abdullah al-Qutati, 20, east of Rafah, and the targeting of medics, […]

09 Aug
4:33

Israeli Missiles Kill A Pregnant Palestinian Mother And Her Child In Northern Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli army missiles have killed a pregnant Palestinian mother, and her infant daughter, 18 months of age, in central Gaza. The mother was nine months pregnant. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, has confirmed that the soldiers killed […]

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09 Aug
1:27

Israeli Army Kills One Palestinian In Northern Gaza

Israeli soldiers continued, on Wednesday night, the bombardment of several parts of the Gaza Strip, killing one man in northern Gaza, and wounding at least eight others. The Health Ministry in Gaza has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed Ali al-Ghandour, 30, in northern Gaza, and wounded at least two others, […]

08 Aug
11:24

Israeli Army Bombards Many Areas In Gaza

The Israeli army fired, on Wednesday, several missiles into various areas of the Gaza Strip, including a building in the Sudaniyya area of northern Gaza, which was first struck by three missiles, followed by an additional six missiles, just minutes later. Furthermore, an Israeli army drone fired a missile into […]

04 Aug
12:51

Israeli Soldiers Kill One Palestinian, Injure 220, In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed, Friday, that Israel soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force against the nonviolent “Great Return Match” in Gaza, on its nineteenth consecutive week, killing a young man, and wounding 220 Palestinians, including 90 who were shot with live fire. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the […]

28 Jul
9:22

Palestinian Teen Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered Friday

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported that a teenage boy died, on Saturday morning, from serious wounds he suffered by Israeli army fire on Friday. The Health Ministry identified the slain teen as Mo’men Fathi al-Hams, 17, and said that he suffered very serious wounds a day earlier, […]

27 Jul
10:23

Health Ministry: “Israeli Soldiers Kill Two, Including A Child, Injure 246, In Gaza”

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, two Palestinians, including one child, and injured 246 others, among them eleven who suffered serious wounds, 10 women, 4 medics, one journalist and 19 children. The Health Ministry said an Israeli army sharpshooter shot Majdi Ramzi Kamal […]

21 Jul
3:21

Ceasefire Understanding Reached Under Egyptian Mediation

An indirect ceasefire understanding was reached between Hamas and Israel, on Friday at night, following extensive Israeli strikes on the Gaza Strip, and the killing of four Palestinian fighters, and one soldier. Hamas spokesperson in Gaza, Fawzi Barhoum, said that “through Egyptian, and international mediation, a ceasefire understanding was reached […]

20 Jul
8:09

Israeli Army Kills A Fourth Palestinian In Gaza

Palestinian medical sources have confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, a fourth Palestinian, in the Gaza Strip, after it killed three others earlier. The Health Ministry stated that an Israeli army sharpshooter shot Mohammad Sharif Badwan, 27, with a live round in the chest, east of Gaza City. Mohammad was […]

20 Jul
7:32

Israeli Soldiers Kill Three Palestinian Fighters In Gaza

Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, three Palestinian fighters, and injured many residents, after the army fired missiles into two sites run by the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, in Rafah and Khan Younis, in the southern parts of the Gaza Strip. The Al-Qassam Brigades issued a statement mourning Sha’ban […]

19 Jul
9:11

Al-Qassam Vows Retaliation For Radwan’s Death

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas movement, issued a statement, Thursday, vowing retaliation for the death of one of its members, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Al-Qassam issued a statement saying that the Israeli missiles were fired at an observation post, east […]

19 Jul
5:04

Israeli Army Kills One Palestinian, Injures Three, In Rafah

An Israeli military drone fired, on Thursday afternoon, a missile at Palestinians east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, killing one, and wounding three others, including one who suffered serious injuries. The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza said the Palestinian, identified as Abdul-Karim Radwan, 22, died […]

14 Jul
3:54

Israeli Air Force Carries Out Dozens Of Air Strikes In Gaza

The Israeli Air Force carried out, on Saturday afternoon, dozens of airstrikes targeting sites, reportedly run by armed resistance groups, and the areas around them, in several parts of the besieged Gaza Strip. The Israeli war jets fired at least four missiles into a center near the Egyptian border, in […]

14 Jul
3:17

PCHR: “Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian Civilian and Wound 95 Others, including 17 Children, 3 Women, 2 Paramedics, and 2 Journalists”

In New Crime of Excessive Use of Lethal Force against Peaceful Demonstrators in Gaza Strip, Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian Civilian and Wound 95 Others, including 17 Children, 3 Women, 2 Paramedics, and 2 Journalists The Palestinian Centre For Haman Rights (PCHR): On Friday, 13 July 2018, using excessive lethal force against […]

11 Jul
11:00

Tightening Closure Imposed On the Gaza Strip For 11th Year

Israeli Authorities Impose Closure On the Only Commercial Crossing in the Gaza Strip “ Karm Abu Salem” and Reduce Fishing Area. PCHR strongly condemns the Israeli authorities decision to tighten the closure imposed on the Gaza Strip and close the only commercial crossing “Karm Abu Salem” and warns of its […]

10 Jul
2:19

Gaza Strip: Attacks in the border areas and their consequences

PCHR Fact Sheet: The term “buffer zone” in land and at sea is used for land and sea areas, which were unilaterally and illegally declared by Israeli forces as areas with no access along the eastern and northern borders and in the sea of the Gaza Strip following the Israeli […]

07 Jul
2:17

Israeli Soldiers Kill One Palestinian Injure 396, In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed, Friday, that Israeli soldiers killed one Palestinian, and injured 396 others, after the army attacked the “Great Return March” processions, in the eastern parts of the besieged Gaza Strip. The Ministry said the soldiers killed Mohammad Kamal Abu Halima, 22, after shooting him with […]

30 Jun
12:32

In New Crime of Excessive Use of Lethal Force against Peaceful Demonstrators in Gaza Strip, Israeli Forces Kill 2 Palestinian Civilians; One of Them is Child, and Wounded 124 Others, including 13 Children, 3 Women, 3 Paramedics, and Female Journalist

The Palestinian Centre For Human Rights (PCHR): On Friday, 29 June 2018, using excessive lethal force against the peaceful protesters in eastern Gaza Strip for the 11th Friday in a row, Israeli forces killed 2 Palestinian civilians, including a child, and wounded 124 other civilians, including 13 children, 3 women, 3 […]

30 Jun
3:36

Dr. al-Qedra: “Israeli Soldiers Killed Two Palestinians, Including A Child, Injured 415”

Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, two Palestinians, including a child, and injured 415 others, including 11 children, two women and three medics, in the “Great Return March” processions along the eastern parts of the Gaza Strip. Dr. […]

28 Jun
1:50

Palestinian Child Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered At Dawn

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that a child died, on Thursday afternoon, from serious wounds he suffered at dawn, after Israeli soldiers fired several shells at Palestinians, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry said the […]

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28 Jun
9:45

Army Injures Two Palestinians In Southern Gaza

Israeli soldiers seriously injured, on Thursday at dawn, two young Palestinian men near the “Return Camp,” east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Media sources said the army fired an artillery shell at a group of Palestinians, seriously wounding two, before they were rushed to the […]

28 Jun
1:44

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Wounded Child, Injure Four Others, One Seriously, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot, on Wednesday evening, five Palestinians, including one child near Rafah and Jabalia, in the southern and northern parts of the Gaza Strip, and abducted the wounded child. One of the injured Palestinians suffered serious wounds. Medical sources said the soldiers fired live rounds at protesters on Palestinian […]

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 […]

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
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 […]

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
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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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
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 […]

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
10:27

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, […]

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 […]

28 Apr
5:12

Youth Under Occupation

By Abdalrahim Alfarra – Edited By Murad Qubbaj: I was born in the occupied Gaza Strip, in 1993. That same year, my family moved to the United Arab Emirates, where I completed all my school grades, from primary to secondary school. In 2011, I went back to the Gaza Strip […]

23 Apr
10:42

Palestinian Teen Dies From Wounds Suffered On April 1st In Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a Palestinian teenager died, Monday, from very serious wounds he suffered, on April 1st, after Israeli soldiers shot him during a nonviolent protest near the border fence, in Khuza’a village, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The […]

23 Apr
5:52

Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered Friday

April 23, 2018 5:52 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah 0

The Palestinian medical sources have reported, on Sunday at night, that a young man died from serious wounds he suffered, Friday, in Rafah, in the southern part of the coastal region. The Ministry said the Palestinian, identified as Abdullah Mohammad Shamali, 20, from al-Barazil neighborhood, in Rafah. Abdullah shot in […]

21 Apr
7:26

Israeli Soldiers Killed Four Palestinians, Including A Child, Injured 729, In Gaza On Friday

The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli soldiers shot and killed, Friday, four Palestinians, including one child, and injured more than 729, including 24 children and twelve women, after the army resorted to the excessive use of force against protesters, on their lands, near the border fence, in the […]

19 Apr
7:55

Health Ministry: “Army Killed 33 Palestinians, Injured 4297, Since March 30th”

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported, Wednesday, that the number of Palestinians who were killed by Israeli army fire since the Palestinian Land Day, and the beginning of the “Great March of Return” on March 30th, 2018, has reached 33, while 4297 Palestinians have been injured, including 134 who suffered […]

14 Apr
7:43

Four Palestinian Fighters Killed East of Rafah

Four people were killed and several others injured, on Saturday, in what initially appeared to be an Israeli artillery attack targeting a group of Palestinians who were riding a three-wheeled “tuk tuk” motorcycle (rickshaw) east of Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip. Other accounts indicated that the four died in […]

08 Apr
12:51

Not Only Against Demonstrators but also Journalists: Israeli forces Practice Murder in Cold Blood

On Saturday, 07 April 2018, Israeli forces killed photojournalist Yasser Murtaja. Murtaja succumbed to wounds he sustained after being hit with a live bullet that was shot by an Israeli sniper to the abdomen. Since the beginning of the incidents, 9 journalists sustained live bullets wounds. The Palestinian Center for […]

05 Apr
1:58

Army Kills A Palestinian In Gaza, Another Young Man Dies From Wounds Suffered Last Friday

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Thursday, that Israeli soldiers killed one Palestinian with a missile fired from an armed drone, late on Wednesday at night, while another Palestinian died from wounds he suffered last Friday, in the Gaza Strip. The sources said that an armed Israeli military drone fired a […]

30 Mar
12:45

Army Kills Two More Palestinians, Injures Ninety In Gaza”

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRC) has reported that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, two Palestinians in the ongoing processions across the Gaza Strip, and injured at least ninety others, including three who suffered serious wounds. Earlier Friday, the soldiers killed a farmer in Khan Younis. The PRC said the soldiers […]

13 Mar
8:54

Israeli Navy Attacks Fishing Boats In Northern Gaza

Israeli navy ships opened fire, on Tuesday morning, at several Palestinian fishing boats, and used sprayed them with water cannons, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the boats were in Palestinian territorial waters, in northern Gaza, when the navy attacked them. The navy opened fire at […]

12 Mar
10:37

Israeli Soldiers, Navy, Abduct 36 Palestinians In The West Bank And Gaza

Israeli soldiers and navy abducted, Monday, at least thirty-six Palestinians, including eleven fishermen, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and in Gaza waters, in Rafah, in the southern part of the besieged coastal region. In Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, the soldiers invaded many homes […]

12 Mar
9:39

Updated: Israeli Navy Abducts Eleven Fishermen In Rafah

March 12, 2018 9:39 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah 0

Israeli navy ships attacked, on Monday morning, many Palestinian fishing boats near the shore of Rafah, in the southern part of the besieged Gaza Strip, abducted eleven fishermen and confiscated their boats. Fishermen who witnessed the Israeli assault said the navy fired dozens of live rounds at the fishing boats, […]

23 Feb
5:10

Israeli Soldiers Attack Weekly Protests Across The West Bank And Gaza Strip

Israeli soldiers resorted, Friday, to the excessive use of force against Palestinian protesters across the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip, causing scores of injuries, as the protesters held their weekly processions against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, and for the twelfth consecutive week, marched against the illegal U.S. […]

19 Feb
7:32

Israeli Air Force Fires Missiles Into Palestinian Land In Rafah

February 19, 2018 7:32 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah 0

The Israeli Air Force fired, on Monday at dawn, several missiles into a Palestinian agricultural land, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Media sources in Gaza said the Israeli war jets carried out more than ten air strikes into lands in the an-Nahda neighborhood, in […]

18 Feb
7:10

PCHR: “Without Posing Any Threat to Soldiers’ Life, Israeli Forces Kill Two Palestinian Children and Wound 2 Others in Southern Gaza Strip”

February 18, 2018 7:10 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah 0

 In a new war crime and without any justification or reason endangering soldiers’ life, on Saturday afternoon, 17 February 2018, Israeli forces killed two Palestinian children and wounded 2 others after the Israeli forces fired artillery shells at them near the border fence with Israel in al-Shokah village, east of […]

18 Feb
6:01

Two Gaza Youth Killed by Israeli Airstrikes

Two Palestinian youth, both aged 17, were killed by Israeli airstrikes in the city of Rafah, in the south of the Gaza Strip. According to the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza, the two Palestinians, identified as Salem Mohammad Suleiman Sabbah, 17, and ‘Abdullah Ayman Salim Irmeilat, 15,. Both of […]

03 Feb
8:37

Army Injures Fifteen Palestinians In Gaza, Including Two With Life-Threatening Wounds

Israeli soldiers shot, on Friday evening, fifteen Palestinians with live rounds, including two suffered life-threatening wounds, after the army attacked protesters on Palestinian lands close the border fence, in the northern and eastern parts of the Gaza Strip. The soldiers, stationed on military towers and in tanks near and around […]

14 Jan
4:08

Israeli Air Force Fires Missiles Into A Border Tunnel In Southern Gaza

The Israeli Air Force fired, on Saturday at night, at least two missiles into a siege-busting tunnel near the Egyptian border, in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The Israeli army said it attacked “underground infrastructure along the border with Egypt.” The first missile was fired by […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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
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 […]

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 […]

29 Nov
8:11

Rafah Crossing and the Impossibility of Leaving Gaza

by Muhammad Shehada After three days of an exceptional opening of Gaza’s only gate to the outside world, the Rafah border crossing, Palestinians are – again – locked up behind the giant concrete walls of the blockade; their only way out is paying the unaffordable bribe for the “coordinated passage.” […]

19 Sep
12:13

Qassam Fighter Killed In Tunnel In Southern Gaza

September 19, 2017 12:13 PM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Miscellaneous, News Report, Rafah 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported, on Tuesday, that a Palestinian fighter was killed in a border tunnel, between Gaza and Egypt, in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, has confirmed that the Palestinian, identified as Hani Faraj Shallouf, 24, […]

20 Aug
12:29

Army Abducts Two Palestinians Near Rafah

August 20, 2017 12:29 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah 0

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, two young Palestinian men, near the border fence, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and fired many live rounds into Palestinian lands close to the fence. The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) said the soldiers, stationed in […]

Jabalia protest (image by Ma'an)
19 Aug
2:25

Palestinian shot by Israeli troops in Gaza during Friday protest

Local sources reported that an unidentified youth was shot in the chest and injured with live ammunition fired by Israeli forces at a protest march near the northern border wall. According to the sources, the injured youth was taken to the Indonesian Hospital in Beit Lahia, where his condition was […]

02 Aug
12:38

PPS: “Army Abducts Nineteen Palestinians In the West Bank”

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, at dawn Wednesday, nineteen Palestinians, including a legislator, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, during extensive invasions and violent searches of homes. The Nablus office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said several army vehicles invaded ‘Aseera […]

02 Aug
9:23

Army Abducts Two Palestinians In Rafah, One In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers opened fire, earlier Wednesday, into Palestinian agricultural lands, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and abducted two Palestinians. The army also abducted one Palestinian in Ramallah, in central West Bank. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers fired many live rounds into the agricultural lands, close […]

21 Jul
7:47

Army Injures Twenty Palestinians, Including Six Medics, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, at least twenty Palestinians, including six medics, in various areas near the border fence, in the Gaza Strip, and caused damage to two ambulances. The Palestinian Health Ministry said the incidents took place along the border fence, from Rafah in the southern part of the Gaza […]

03 Jul
1:43

Army Injures One Palestinian With Live Fire In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Sunday evening, a young Palestinian man with live fire, and caused dozens of residents, including children, to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation, during clashes that erupted near the border fence, in the various parts of the Gaza Strip. The soldiers, stationed on […]

27 Jun
11:03

Israeli Air Force Fires Missiles Targeting Gaza

The Israeli Air Force fired, overnight, several missiles into many areas, in different parts of the besieged Gaza Strip, reportedly after a homemade shell was fired into Sha’ar HaNegev Regional Council of settlement, across the border fence. The Air Force carried several airstrikes targeting the “Bader” site, run by the […]

19 Jun
11:39

Israeli Soldiers Invade Palestinian Lands In Gaza

Several Israeli military vehicles invaded, Monday, Palestinian agricultural lands, in the southern and northern parts of the Gaza strip, and fired many live rounds while bulldozing the lands, close to the border fence. Media sources said four armored bulldozers and three tanks, stationed in Sofa military base, across the border […]

08 Jun
6:51

Qassam Fighter Killed In An Explosion In Rafah

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas movement, has reported on Wednesday at night, that one of its senior leaders was killed in an accidental explosion, and that three fighters were injured. Al-Qassam said Ibrahim Hussein Abu Naja, 51, was killed on Wednesday evening, in what it called “an […]

06 Jun
2:07

Israeli Soldiers Injure Five Palestinians In Gaza

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, on Monday evening, five young Palestinian men with live fire, during clashes that took place after the soldiers opened fire on youngsters in Palestinian lands, close to the border fence, in various parts of the besieged coastal region. The soldiers, stationed in military towers, and […]

22 May
9:52

Israeli Army And Navy Attack Farmers And Fishermen in Gaza

Israeli soldiers opened fire, earlier Monday, at Palestinian farmers, working on their lands, and several fishing boats, in different part of the besieged Gaza Strip, Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers, stationed on military towers in Kissufim military base, across the border fence, northeast of Khan Younis, in the […]

17 Apr
8:31

Qassam Fighter Killed In Tunnel Accident In Gaza

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) issued a statement revealing that one of its fighters was killed, on Monday morning, when a tunnel collapsed on him in Gaza. The Al-Qassam said that Anas Mousa Abu Shaweesh, 20, from the Tuffah neighborhood, in Gaza City, […]

31 Mar
12:43

Israel Releases Two Gaza Fishermen After Holding Them For Three Years

The Israeli authorities have released, Friday, two Palestinian fishermen, from the besieged Gaza Strip, after holding them captive for three years, and confiscating their boats. Zakariyya Abu Bakr, the secretary of the fishermen’s committee at the Palestinian Agricultural Relief said the released fishermen have been identified as Emadeddin Mansour and […]

28 Mar
11:00

Israeli Soldiers Open Fire At Farmers In Khan Younis And Rafah

Israeli soldiers, stationed across the border fence, in the southern part of the Gaza strip, opened fire, on Tuesday mornings, at farmers in their own lands, east of Khan Younis, and Rafah, in the southern part of the coastal region. The soldiers fired many live rounds at the farmers, while […]

22 Mar
9:16

Israeli Army Invades Palestinian Lands in Southern Gaza

March 22, 2017 9:16 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah 0

Several Israeli army vehicles, and armored bulldozers, invaded, Wednesday, Palestinian agricultural lands, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and bulldozed them, while war jets hovered over various areas on the besieged coastal region. The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said at least six military vehicles, […]

22 Mar
7:55

Israeli Army Kills A Palestinian Child, Injures Two Others, In Gaza

March 22, 2017 7:55 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report, Rafah 0

Israeli soldiers fired, on Wednesday at dawn, several artillery shells, and live rounds,  into an area, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, killing a Palestinian child, and wounding two others. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said the slain teen […]

25 Feb
10:35

Three Tunnel Workers Killed, Five Injured In Gaza

February 25, 2017 10:35 AM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report, Rafah 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Saturday, that three workers were killed, and five others were injured, after inhaling gas while working in a siege-busting tunnel, on the Egyptian border. The workers were conducting maintenance work in the tunnel, on the Egyptian border with Rafah, in the southern part of the […]