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Sunday, August 01, 2021



A birthday gift: Israeli woman donates kidney to Gaza boy

July 28, 2021 12:49 pm

With Gaza's health care system ravaged by years of conflict and the blockade, Israel grants entry permits to small numbers of medical patients in need of serious treatments on humanitarian grounds.

Gaza cafe complex serves up lessons in recycling alongside drinks

July 13, 2021 7:43 pm

A Gaza Environment Quality Authority official said 2,000 tonnes of solid waste is collected in the Gaza Strip every day. Over half of it comes from homes, and thousands of Palestinians earn money selling material to recycling factories

World Bank estimates cost of rebuilding Gaza at $485 million

July 09, 2021 10:15 am

Gaza has been under a crippling Israeli and Egyptian blockade since Hamas seized power from rival Palestinians forces in 2007 and is still scarred from three previous wars between Israel and the Islamic militant group.

Palestinian killed in West Bank clash, retaliatory Israeli strikes in Gaza

July 04, 2021 8:46 am

An Israeli military spokesperson said that soldiers had been trying to disperse confrontations that erupted between Israeli settlers and Palestinians from a nearby village in the West Bank.

Gaza Pepsi factory shuts down, owners blame Israeli restrictions

June 22, 2021 10:16 am

Even as Israel allowed a limited resumption of exports, Pepsi Gaza's Hamam al-Yazeji said that Israel has kept in place tightened measures on raw material imports, including carbon dioxide gas and syrup that the bottling company's factory needs to produce Pepsi, 7UP and Mirinda soda.

Israel to send 1 million 'soon-to-expire' coronavirus vaccine doses to Palestinians

June 18, 2021 4:49 pm

Israel, which has vaccinated some 85 per cent of its adult population, has faced criticism for not sharing its vaccines with Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza.

Israel rejects, Hamas welcomes U.N. Rights Council decision to probe conflict

May 28, 2021 1:25 am

Israel's Foreign Ministry said the country would not cooperate with the probe, deeming it a bid to "whitewash crimes committed by the terror organization Hamas".

UN body asked to up scrutiny of Israel's human rights record

May 26, 2021 7:42 pm

The move comes in the wake of the latest surge in violence in the Israel-Palestinians conflict. If passed, it would mark an unprecedented level of scrutiny authorised by the U.N.'s top human rights body.

Israeli police allow Jews to visit flashpoint Jerusalem site

May 23, 2021 4:01 pm

The Waqf said police cleared young Palestinians out of the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and barred entry to Muslims under the age of 45.

After the cease-fire, Gaza wakes to a sea of rubble

May 22, 2021 4:04 pm

The skies above Gaza and Israel were silent for the first time in 10 days Friday night, after a truce between Israel and Hamas, the militant group that runs Gaza, took effect early Friday.


Despite massive rocket fire, Israel and Islamic Jihad ceasefire appears holding

November 14, 2019 8:21 pm

A cease-fire between Israel and Gaza's Islamic Jihad militant group appeared to be holding Thursday despite an earlier barrage of rocket fire that briefly disrupted a truce to end two days of intense fighting that killed at least 34 Palestinians, and paralyzed parts of Israel.

Gaza women walk thin line between hope and despair

March 20, 2019 9:04 am

For Gaza women, even shopping and getting married has become more difficult due to the restrictions imposed by Israel which has fought three wars in the past decade

TOP FRAMES: Best photographs of this week from around the world

August 30, 2014 10:49 am

Top Frames brings to you an incredible edit of the defining news images from around the globe.

Gaza ceasefire begins

August 07, 2014 11:51 am

The family from the town of Beit Lahiya in the northern Gaza Strip said they are scared to move back to their house as they consider the cease-fire still fragile.

Protests over Israel airstrike on Gaza

July 12, 2014 10:31 am

Israel has attacked more than 1,000 targets during a four-day-old offensive against Gaza militants and that "there are still more to go".