Everything tagged

Sort by:

Stories tagged: Gaza Strip

  • 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.

  • Hamas burns 15 tons of Snickers bars following recall

    Fifteen tons of Snickers chocolate bars have met a sticky end in Gaza.

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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. …



Contact the Spokesman

Main switchboard:
(509) 459-5000
Customer service:
(509) 747-4422
(509) 459-5400
(800) 789-0029
Back to Spokesman Mobile