Stories tagged: Gaza Strip
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 1, 2017, 10:12 p.m.
Palestinian reconciliation faces perilous road ahead
The Palestinian prime minister on Monday is set to lead a large delegation of Fatah officials traveling from the West Bank to Gaza in the most ambitious attempt to reconcile …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 11:39 a.m.
Israeli forces shoot, kill Palestinian after stabbing attack
Israeli forces have shot and killed a Palestinian after he attacked Israeli policemen at a West Bank checkpoint, stabbing one of the officers.
Sat., May 7, 2016, 3:06 p.m.
Fire kills 3 Gaza kids, sparks accusations over power crisis
Three Palestinian children have died in a Gaza house fire started by a candle, sparking internal finger-pointing over the coastal territory’s lingering power crisis.
Thu., March 10, 2016, 12:39 p.m.
Hamas burns 15 tons of Snickers bars following recall
Fifteen tons of Snickers chocolate bars have met a sticky end in Gaza.
Thu., July 24, 2014, 12:52 p.m.
UN school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who …
Thu., July 24, 2014
John Kerry in Israel: ‘This needs to end’
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – The United States announced signs of progress in cease-fire talks Wednesday, but prospects for a quick end to the fighting were dim as Palestinian families …
Tue., Aug. 3, 2010
Israel agrees to U.N. probe of raid
JERUSALEM – Israel agreed Monday to participate in a U.N. investigation of its deadly raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla last spring, a surprising departure from its traditional distrust of the …
Tue., July 6, 2010
Israel eases Gaza closure
KEREM SHALOM CROSSING, Israel – Israel is easing its blockade of Hamas-ruled Gaza to allow in virtually all consumer goods, items from household cleaners to timber that had been barred …
Thu., June 10, 2010
Israel allows more goods into Gaza
JERUSALEM – Israel took a first step Wednesday to temper the uproar caused by its deadly high-seas raid on a blockade-busting flotilla by allowing in potato chips, cookies, spices and …
Tue., June 8, 2010
Egypt to open Gaza border for aid, some travel
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt – After three years of cooperating in the Israeli blockade of Gaza, Egypt said Monday that it will leave its border with the Palestinian territory open indefinitely …
Mon., June 7, 2010
Israel claims activists prepared to fight
JERUSALEM – Israel’s prime minister claimed that the Turkish activists who battled Israeli naval commandos in a deadly clash last week prepared for the fight ahead of time, before boarding …
Thu., June 3, 2010
Israel denounces ship as terrorist operation
JERUSALEM – Israel on Wednesday deported hundreds of pro-Palestinian activists who had been detained after its commando attack Monday on a Gaza aid flotilla, and braced for the arrival of …
Tue., June 1, 2010
Israeli flotilla takeover sparks swift backlash
JERUSALEM – Israeli commandos rappelled down to an aid flotilla sailing to thwart a Gaza blockade on Monday, clashing with pro-Palestinian activists on the lead ship in a botched raid …
Fri., Feb. 13, 2009
World in brief: Hamas says longer truce acceptable
The deputy leader of Hamas said Thursday night that the Islamic militant group agreed to an 18-month truce with Israel for the Gaza Strip, the official Egyptian news agency reported. …