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    20 injured in Gaza explosion

    Agence France-Presse . Gaza City | Updated at 06:21pm on January 23, 2021

    More than 20 people were injured and several homes destroyed by a large explosion Saturday in a residential area of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, Palestinian...

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    Gaza’s only Iranian wants to go home

    Agence France-Presse . Rafah | Updated at 10:01pm on December 09, 2020

    There is only one known Iranian in Gaza — an ageing former bodyguard to longtime Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat who dreams only of returning home,...

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    Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 10:47pm on November 22, 2020

    Israel said Sunday its military struck Hamas targets in Gaza in response to a rocket attack launched from the Palestinian enclave. The Israeli air force...

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    UN agency chief fears disaster in Gaza as funding runs dry

    Agence France-Presse . Gaza City | Updated at 10:18pm on November 16, 2020

    The ‘worst financial crisis’ ever faced by the UN’s agency for Palestinian refugees could lead to ‘disaster’ in the Gaza Strip and insecurity in Lebanon,...

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    Is Syria’s Idlib the next Gaza Strip?

    Patrick Cockburn | Updated at 12:00am on October 14, 2020

    ‘MANY relatives of mine were living in camps near the border with Turkey,’ says Huda Husein, a 25-year-old teacher living in the rebel-held enclave of...

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    Israeli jets bomb Gaza

    Agence France-Presse . Gaza City | Updated at 10:52pm on September 16, 2020

    Israel bombed Gaza on Wednesday morning after militants fired rockets through the night, overshadowing the signing of landmark normalisation deals with the United Arab Emirates...

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    Hamas, Israel deal to end Gaza escalation

    Agence France-Presse . Gaza City | Updated at 05:13pm on September 01, 2020

    Gaza’s Islamist rulers Hamas said on Monday that they had reached a Qatari-mediated deal with Israel to end more than three weeks of cross-border attacks...

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    Middle East leaders urged to press Israel over Gaza blockade

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:02am on August 25, 2020

    As US secretary of state Mike Pompeo started a Middle East tour in Israel on Monday, Islamist group Hamas called on regional leaders to ‘break...

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    Hamas fires rockets into sea in ‘message’ to Israel

    Agence France-Presse . Gaza City | Updated at 10:28pm on August 10, 2020

    The Gaza Strip’s rulers Hamas fired rockets into the sea on Monday after repeated exchanges of fire with Israel in recent days, Palestinian security sources...

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    250 global artists urge Israel to end Gaza blockade

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:03pm on May 16, 2020

    More than 250 global artists and writers including rocker Peter Gabriel, director Ken Loach and actor Viggo Mortensen have appealed to Israel to stop the...