Bennett orders IDF to end coronavirus testing for Gazans

IDF's decision to test Gazans for coronavirus was not coordinated with Defense Ministry, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2020, 10:18 AM

Hamas: Israel is responsible for Gaza

Senior Hamas official: All options are on the table to force Israel to help us fight coronavirus.Dalit Halevi, 4/20/2020, 6:34 AM

Egypt to open Rafah crossing amid coronavirus pandemic

Egypt’s border crossing with Gaza will open for three days for Arabs seeking to return to the Gaza Strip.Elad Benari, 4/13/2020, 6:40 AM

Gaza out of coronavirus test kits, officials say

Gazan officials say hundreds of people would have to remain in quarantine facilities as coronavirus test kits have run out.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/9/2020, 12:55 AM

PA: 20 coronavirus patients have recovered

18 patients have recovered from COVID-19 in Judea and Samaria, while two have recovered in Gaza, say authorities.Dalit Halevi, 4/8/2020, 3:58 AM

Gaza: Number of coronavirus cases rises to 13

New case of coronavirus recorded in Gaza, bringing total to 13.Elad Benari, 4/7/2020, 6:40 AM

Gazans ordered to wear masks and stay at home

Gaza authorities instruct residents to wear masks and instruct them to stay at home in order to curb coronavirus.Dalit Halevi, 4/5/2020, 6:33 AM

Gaza: COVID-19 shuts down 'Land Day' demonstrations

The March of Return Committee urged residents to stay away from the Israeli border for fear of contracting the coronavirus.Dalit Halevi, 3/29/2020, 12:00 AM

IDF attacks Hamas posts in Gaza

IDF attacks Hamas military posts and infrastructure in retaliation for rocket fire on southern Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/27/2020, 11:53 PM

Seven new cases of coronavirus identified in Gaza

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Gaza now stands at nine.Elad Benari, 3/26/2020, 6:00 AM

Qatar to provide $150 million to Gaza to fight coronavirus

Qatar announces $150 million grant to support the Gaza Strip in its fight against the coronavirus pandemic.Elad Benari, 3/23/2020, 3:33 AM

Two cases of coronavirus diagnosed in Gaza

Two residents of Gaza who returned recently from Pakistan test positive for the coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2020, 3:07 AM

Two coronavirus isolation facilities to be built in Gaza

Hamas leader reportedly oversees establishment of two coronavirus isolation facilities for people entering Gaza from Israel and Egypt.Dalit Halevi, 3/18/2020, 6:36 AM

Gaza restricts public prayers in mosques

Gaza authorities preparing for possibility of a total ban on public prayers in mosques and access to public places.Dalit Halevi, 3/17/2020, 3:33 AM

Bennett orders reduction in number of Arab workers entering Israel

Closure on Bethlehem and the Gaza Strip will continue. Kerem Shalom crossing will operate as usual.Ido Ben Porat, 3/17/2020, 12:40 AM

Hamas: There are no cases of coronavirus in Gaza

Head of Gaza's "Health Ministry" says there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the region.Dalit Halevi, 3/16/2020, 3:24 AM

Gaza takes precautionary measures amid coronavirus outbreak

Gaza authorities close border crossings, schools and universities closed amid concerns over COVID-19.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2020, 6:49 AM

Israel sends coronavirus test kits to Gaza

Approximately 200 coronavirus test kits enter Gaza through the Erez crossing. COGAT: Viruses and diseases have no boundaries.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/13/2020, 9:21 PM

Bennett decides: The closure on Gaza will continue

Defense Minister announces measures taken by the defense establishment to curb the spread of the coronavirus.Ido Ben Porat, 3/12/2020, 5:57 AM

Rocket fired from Gaza misses mark

IDF says rocket fired from Gaza toward southern Israel explodes within Gazan territory.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/6/2020, 8:08 PM

How can you affect today's election outcome with your smartphone?.

Information that bypasses the Israeli media is crucial for making a sensible decision. David Bedein, 3/2/2020, 1:44 PM

Islamic Jihad boasts: We turned life in Gaza envelope into 'hell'

Spokesman for Islamic Jihad's terrorist arm says life in "settlements" on Gaza border has become a "hell" thanks to the group's attacks.Dalit Halevi, 2/26/2020, 2:06 AM

Calm maintained in the south, but schools to remain closed

The last siren in southern Israel was heard after 11:00 p.m., before a ceasefire reportedly went into effect.Elad Benari, 2/25/2020, 6:52 AM

Islamic Jihad asks for ceasefire

Israeli security officials say they are skeptical of terror group's statement it fulfilled its goals in launching rocket attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2020, 8:16 PM

Watch: IAF strikes terrorist targets in Gaza

Israeli Air Force retaliates amid ongoing rocket attacks on southern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2020, 6:52 PM

'If rockets do not stop we will launch major campaign'

PM holds security consultation, warns war with Gaza possible if rockets do not stop.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2020, 4:42 PM

55,000 students will stay at home, IDF closes roads adjacent to Gaza border

IDF orders closures of areas and roads adjacent to Gaza border fence. 55,000 students will not go to school following rocket fire.Elad Benari, 2/24/2020, 6:29 AM

Gaza official: Israel only understands force

Senior official with Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine says Israel understands only the language of force and blood.Dalit Halevi, 2/24/2020, 3:42 AM

IAF strikes Gaza after 22 rockets fired

Israeli Air Force retaliates after terrorists launch 22 rockets at Israel Sunday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2020, 10:30 PM

'Stop holding back and make it quiet in Gaza'

Middle East Forum director Nave Dromi demands government act to prevent rocket attacks from Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2020, 7:43 PM

7,000 merchants from Gaza to be allowed into Israel

Israel increases number of merchants and workers permitted to enter country from Gaza - so long as rocket fire doesn't resume.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2020, 8:53 AM

Israel eases restrictions on Gaza

Defense Ministry ends restrictions imposed on Hamas-run enclave last week following rocket fire, arson balloon, cites 'calm' of recent days.AFP, 2/18/2020, 8:31 PM

PM says Gaza military operation is a last resort - but plans are ready if needed

'Israel has plans prepared for major Gaza operation if needed - but only as a last resort,' PM tells community leaders in southern Israel.David Rosenberg, 2/16/2020, 6:27 PM

Report: Egypt builds new border wall with Gaza

2 kilometer wall designed to prevent armed terrorists from crossing into Egypt overland, tunnels crossing into Egypt underground.Gary Willig, 2/16/2020, 8:30 AM

Report: Hamas decides to cease fire

Security source says Hamas sent message it was ending rocket launches, arson balloons. 'We are skeptical.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2020, 10:25 PM

Rocket from Gaza explodes in open area in southern Israel

Gaza terrorists fire rocket towards southern Israel, which lands in open area.Elad Benari, 2/11/2020, 11:27 PM

Israel to Hamas: 'Keep the peace, or we'll strike - with American backing'

Israel reportedly sends message to Hamas, warning Gaza terror group that escalation will lead to Israeli military op - with US backing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2020, 10:54 AM

Gantz demands Netanyahu show up for discussion on situation in the south

Blue and White chairman writes PM demanding that he attend discussion initiated by the opposition on the security situation in the south.Hezki Baruch, 2/10/2020, 6:18 AM

Hamas unfazed by Netanyahu's threats

Gaza terrorist organizations claim that Israeli warnings of a military response in Gaza are "empty threats".Dalit Halevi, 2/10/2020, 5:11 AM

Greenblatt: Where’s the condemnation of Gaza terrorist organizations?

Former US Middle East Envoy says UN should be discussing ongoing rocket attacks on southern Israel instead of condemning Trump plan.Elad Benari, 2/10/2020, 4:39 AM

IDF attacks Hamas training complex

IDF fighter jets attack several Hamas terrorist targets in retaliation for rocket fire from Gaza.Elad Benari, 2/10/2020, 1:46 AM

Galant blasts Bennett over Gaza escalation

Minister Yoav Galant chides Defense Minister over failure to deal with incendiary balloon and rocket attacks on the south.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/7/2020, 10:45 PM

Warhead of RPG missile lands in Negev

Warhead of RPG anti-tank missile connected to balloons lands in kibbutz near the border with Gaza.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/7/2020, 8:44 PM

IDF attacks Hamas underground infrastructures

IDF fighter jets and aircraft attack Hamas targets across Gaza in retaliation for mortar and incendiary balloon firing.Elad Benari, 2/6/2020, 2:51 AM

Hamas falsely claims: Israeli captives in Gaza harmed in IDF airstrike last year

Hamas' Abu Ubaida falsely claims Israelis held captive in Gaza were injured in airstrikes - but refuses to tell their fate.Chana Roberts, 2/5/2020, 4:20 PM

Watch: Navy thwarts smuggling of weapons to Hamas in Gaza

Navy and Shabak forces catch terrorists in vessel trying to smuggle weapons to Hamas from the maritime area in the northern Sinai.Ido Ben Porat, 2/4/2020, 10:41 AM

Smuggling attempt thwarted at Kerem Shalom crossing

Crossing Authority locates and confiscates shipment containing hundreds of tactical flashlights intended to enter Gaza.Ben Ariel, 2/4/2020, 2:07 AM

Idit Silman: 'Bennett is planning major military action in Gaza'

'Response to explosive balloons is same as response to rockets,' Yamina MKs say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2020, 12:12 PM

Israel to halt cement imports into Gaza

In response to rocket fire, Israel halts cement imports into Gaza cuts 500 entry permits for Gaza merchants.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2020, 2:27 AM

IDF attacks underground Hamas war room

IDF attacks underground infrastructure used by Hamas' military wing in response to rocket fire and incendiary balloon attacks.Ido Ben Porat, 2/2/2020, 2:00 AM

Three mortar shells fired from Gaza at southern Israel

Three mortar shells fired from Gaza toward the Eshkol region, one of them intercepted by Iron Dome.Elad Benari, 1/31/2020, 4:22 PM

IAF attacks Hamas targets in southern Gaza

IDF jets attack multiple Hamas targets in southern Gaza, including an underground weapons production site.Elad Benari, 1/31/2020, 4:10 AM

Baby moderately injured on the way to a shelter

Red Color sirens heard in Sderot and the area. IDF confirms two rockets intercepted by Iron Dome.Elad Benari, 1/31/2020, 12:09 AM

IDF hits Hamas positions in Gaza after balloon bombs land in Israel

Israeli tanks and aircraft hit Hamas surveillance positions in Gaza after terrorists launch balloon bombs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/30/2020, 6:04 PM

IDF attacks Hamas targets in southern Gaza

IDF aircraft and fighter planes attack Hamas targets in southern Gaza in retaliation for rocket and incendiary balloon fire.Elad Benari, 1/30/2020, 12:03 AM

The answer to the 'Deal of the Century': Protests in Gaza

PA organizations announce protests against Trump peace plan.Dalit Halevi, 1/28/2020, 6:46 AM

Hamas spy operation uncovered in Israel used Gazans with Israeli mothers

Gazan Arabs with Israeli mothers get citizenship to spy inside of Israel for Hamas, photographing army bases and Iron Dome missile batteriesArutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2020, 2:21 PM