Stories tagged: Palestine
Fri., April 12, 2019
Trudy Rubin: Netanyahu victory in Israel’s election means the end of illusions about a Palestinian state
The re-election of Benjamin Netanyahu, if he keeps his campaign pledge about West Bank settlements, is propelling Israel toward a one-state solution in which it will have to decide whether …
Sat., March 30, 2019, 11:34 a.m.
Tens of thousands of Palestinians rallied in the Gaza Strip on Saturday to mark the first anniversary of their mass protests along the Israeli border, as the territory’s Hamas leaders …
Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 1:35 p.m.
Gaza’s ruling Hamas says Israeli undercover forces tried to install equipment to monitor the group’s landline communications during a botched mission in November.
Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 12:07 p.m.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas pledged on Saturday to implement a court ruling and dissolve the parliament controlled by his rival Hamas movement, triggering warnings of chaos from the Islamic militant …
Sun., Dec. 16, 2018, 1:03 p.m.
Tens of thousands of Palestinians have gathered in Gaza City for a rally marking the 31st anniversary of the militant Hamas group’s establishment.
Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 12:08 p.m.
Thousands of faithful and dignitaries have attended the lighting of the giant Christmas tree outside the Church of the Nativity in the traditional birthplace of Jesus.
Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 10 a.m.
Israel’s defense minister abruptly resigned Wednesday in protest over a cease-fire reached with Gaza militants, in a move that rocked the Israeli political scene and seemed likely to bring about …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 9:17 p.m.
A fresh wave of fighting erupted between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, leaving at least six militants dead just as Israel and Hamas had …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 10:58 p.m.
Israeli forces shot dead five Palestinian youths Friday, four in Gaza protests and one in the West Bank, the Palestinian Health Ministry said.
Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 10:20 a.m.
Israeli forces shot dead six Palestinians on Friday in one of the deadliest days in months of mass protests along the security fence separating Gaza and Israel, Gaza’s Health Ministry …
Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 11:39 a.m.
Israeli forces shot dead three Palestinians, including a 13-year-old boy, as thousands of people protested Friday along the fence dividing the Gaza Strip and Israel, Gaza’s Health Ministry said.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 27, 2018, 9:48 p.m.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Iran on Thursday of keeping a “secret atomic warehouse” just outside its capital, despite the 2015 deal with world powers that was meant to …
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 9 a.m.
The U.S. plans to close the Palestine Liberation Organization office in Washington in its latest show of support for the U.S-Israel relationship, according to three U.S. officials.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 8:37 a.m.
Singer Lana Del Rey has canceled her planned performance at an Israeli music festival after pressure from Palestinian boycott activists.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 1:20 p.m.
Congressional aides say the Trump administration has decided to cut more than $200 million in bilateral assistance to the Palestinians, following a review of the funding for the West Bank …
Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 10:47 a.m.
Violence erupted at the Gaza border Friday after the territory’s militant Islamic Hamas rulers and Israel appeared to be honoring a cease-fire that ended two days of intense violence amid …
Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 4:14 p.m.
Gaza’s Hamas rulers said late Thursday that a truce had been reached with Israel, ending an intense two-day burst of violence that had pushed the region closer to war. But …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 9:58 p.m.
The Gaza Health Ministry says a pregnant woman, her 1-year-old daughter and a Hamas fighter have been killed in Israeli airstrikes in the Gaza Strip.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 1:19 p.m.
Gaza’s Hamas rulers led several thousand Palestinians in a protest along the frontier with Israel on Friday – a show of presence by Hamas as Egyptian efforts intensify to broker …
Sun., July 29, 2018, 10:32 a.m.
Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi, who became an international symbol of resistance to Israeli occupation after slapping two soldiers, walked out of an Israeli prison Sunday and told throngs of journalists …
Sat., July 28, 2018, 9:16 a.m.
Thousands attended funerals Saturday of three Palestinians killed by Israeli army fire in a border protest a day earlier, including an 11-year-old, a 17-year-old and a man on crutches.
Sat., July 21, 2018, 11:13 a.m.
Gaza’s militant Hamas rulers said Saturday they had accepted a cease-fire ending a massive Israeli onslaught on militant positions after a soldier was shot dead, once again pulling the sides …
UPDATED: Fri., July 20, 2018, 1:59 p.m.
Israeli airstrikes pummeled Hamas targets in Gaza, killing four Palestinians, mostly Hamas operatives, after Palestinian snipers killed an Israeli soldier near the border Friday, officials said.
Sun., June 24, 2018, 10:45 a.m.
President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser said in an interview published Sunday that the administration will soon present its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, with or without input from Palestinian President …
Wed., June 20, 2018, 10:33 a.m.
Israeli warplanes struck Hamas positions in Gaza after Palestinian militants there fired dozens of rockets and mortars at southern communities early Wednesday, the military said.
Fri., June 15, 2018, 9:28 a.m.
Several thousand Gaza worshippers knelt on prayer rugs spread on sandy soil, near the perimeter fence with Israel, joining hundreds of millions of Muslims around the world Friday in marking …
UPDATED: Fri., June 8, 2018, 7:42 p.m.
Israeli troops fired live rounds and tear gas as thousands of Palestinians protested near the Gaza border fence Friday, and at least four demonstrators were killed, including a teenage boy, …
UPDATED: Sat., June 2, 2018, 11:37 a.m.
Thousands of Palestinians, including hundreds of medical workers in white uniforms, took part Saturday in the funeral procession of a colleague who was shot dead by Israeli troops the previous …
UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018, 4 p.m.
Competing U.N. Security Council proposals to respond to the escalation of violence in Gaza both failed Friday, demonstrating the deep divisions that have paralyzed the U.N.’s most powerful body.
UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018, 6:38 p.m.
Gaza’s Hamas rulers said Wednesday they had agreed to a cease-fire with Israel to end the largest flare-up of violence between the sides since a 2014 war.