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Gaza terrorists fire 36 rockets toward southern Israel

Gaza terrorists fire 36 rockets toward southern Israel

Siren sounded in Kibbutz Kissufim, near the border with Gaza. 36 rockets fired, 6 of them intercepted by Iron Dome.Elad Benari, Canada, 24/04/2021 20:15
IDF attacks Hamas targets in Gaza

IDF attacks Hamas targets in Gaza

IDF strikes weapons manufacturing site, weapon smuggling tunnel and military post in retaliation for rocket fire on Sderot.Elad Benari, 16/04/2021 01:53
Gaza rocket explodes in southern Israel

Gaza rocket explodes in southern Israel

No injuries or damage reported after rocket fired from Gaza Strip explodes in western Negev.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/04/2021 22:12
Lebanese report: Situation in Gaza may 'explode' if Israel interferes in elections

Lebanese report: Situation in Gaza may 'explode' if Israel interferes in elections

Hamas sent message to Israel to avoid interference in elections, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/04/2021 12:02
IDF attacks Hamas targets in Gaza

IDF attacks Hamas targets in Gaza

Air strike comes in response to rocket fire from Gaza into Israel on Tuesday evening.Elad Benari, 24/03/2021 03:09
Rocket fired at Beer Sheva as Netanyahu visits

Rocket fired at Beer Sheva as Netanyahu visits

Gaza terrorists fire rocket at southern city right after visit by PM Netanyahu. Rocket explodes in open area near Beer Sheva.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/03/2021 19:51
Abbas rival arranges another delivery of vaccines to Gaza

Abbas rival arranges another delivery of vaccines to Gaza

Former senior Fatah official Mohammed Dahlan says new shipment of coronavirus vaccines will arrive in Gaza on Thursday.Elad Benari, 11/03/2021 04:57
Yahya Sinwar out as Hamas Gaza leader

Yahya Sinwar out as Hamas Gaza leader

Hamas reportedly replaces its leader in Gaza with Nizar Awadallah in internal election.Gary Willig, 09/03/2021 17:47
Gantz: Iran attempting to strengthen its position ahead of nuclear talks

Gantz: Iran attempting to strengthen its position ahead of nuclear talks

Defense Minister visits Gaza Division, says life could change for Gazans if Hamas returns all Israeli prisoners.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/03/2021 16:39
Hamas releases 45 prisoners ahead of PA elections

Hamas releases 45 prisoners ahead of PA elections

Hamas says prisoner release is "a goodwill gesture" ahead of PA general elections.Ben Ariel, 26/02/2021 06:35
Israeli navy opens fire on vessel near Gaza coast

Israeli navy opens fire on vessel near Gaza coast

'The threat was removed'. Vessel spotted approaching Israeli navy ship off Gaza Strip coast, prompting Israeli ship to open fire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/02/2021 13:36
UAE sends 20,000 vaccine doses to Gaza

UAE sends 20,000 vaccine doses to Gaza

The delivery was reportedly orchestrated by Mohammed Dahlan, the chief political rival of PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas.Elad Benari, 22/02/2021 05:02
Abbas rival says UAE will deliver vaccines to Gaza

Abbas rival says UAE will deliver vaccines to Gaza

Mohammed Dahlan announces the UAE is sending 20,000 doses of the Russian coronavirus vaccine to Gaza.Elad Benari, 19/02/2021 06:07
Meretz MK: Ayelet Shaked is a nationalist from AliExpress

Meretz MK: Ayelet Shaked is a nationalist from AliExpress

MK Yair Golan blasts MK Ayelet Shaked for opposing the transfer of vaccines to Gaza.Yonatan Gottlieb, 19/02/2021 03:14
Hamas to review anti-women legislation

Hamas to review anti-women legislation

Hamas says judicial authorities will review edict saying that women require the permission of a male guardian to travel.Elad Benari, 18/02/2021 04:16
Israel transfers 1,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine to Gaza

Israel transfers 1,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine to Gaza

Israel passes 1,000 vaccines to Gaza, following request from Palestinian Authority.Kobi Finkler, 17/02/2021 13:08
Islamic Jihad livid over Israeli refusal to allow vaccines into Gaza

Islamic Jihad livid over Israeli refusal to allow vaccines into Gaza

Senior Islamic Jihad official says Israel operates like an "organized crime entity that commits crimes against humanity".Dalit Halevi, 17/02/2021 03:12
Gaza: New legislation against women's rights

Gaza: New legislation against women's rights

Hamas' Islamic Council publishes new legislation, limiting women's rights in Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/02/2021 12:20
Hamas court rules: Women must travel with male guardian

Hamas court rules: Women must travel with male guardian

Hamas-run Islamic court in Gaza rules ruled that women require the permission of a male guardian to travel.Elad Benari, 16/02/2021 06:34
PA accuses Israel of preventing vaccine transfer to Gaza

PA accuses Israel of preventing vaccine transfer to Gaza

PA official claims Israel prevented 2,000 doses of Russian vaccine from entering Gaza.Elad Benari, 16/02/2021 04:09
Qatar confirms plan for natural gas pipeline in Gaza

Qatar confirms plan for natural gas pipeline in Gaza

Qatari envoy to Gaza says the project will be completed within two or two and a half years from the time the work begins.Elad Benari, 15/02/2021 06:44
Egypt opens Rafah crossing with Gaza 'indefinitely'

Egypt opens Rafah crossing with Gaza 'indefinitely'

This is the first time in years that Egypt has opened the crossing for more then a few days at a time.Elad Benari, 10/02/2021 05:37
Qatar to provide $360 million grant to Gaza

Qatar to provide $360 million grant to Gaza

Qatar approves $360 million grant that will be transferred in installments until December.Dalit Halevi, 01/02/2021 06:17
Gaza: 36 injured by explosion in home used for weapons storage

Gaza: 36 injured by explosion in home used for weapons storage

Gazans injured after weapons stored in civilian home exploded. 'The ones who pay the price are innocent civilians,' IDF spokesman says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/01/2021 19:16
Israel to give COVID-19 vaccines to health professionals in Gaza?

Israel to give COVID-19 vaccines to health professionals in Gaza?

Israel will provide additional doses of coronavirus vaccine to health professionals in Gaza, notice says.Hezki Baruch, 21/01/2021 10:12
IDF attacks Hamas posts in Gaza

IDF attacks Hamas posts in Gaza

IDF tanks attack Hamas military posts in retaliation for the firing of a rocket towards southern Israel.Elad Benari, 20/01/2021 00:49
Belgium: Gazans filmed skating through Jewish area with PLO flag

Belgium: Gazans filmed skating through Jewish area with PLO flag

'They're morons.' Gazan brothers skate through Jewish neighborhood in Antwerp on Shabbat with PLO flag, demand Jews say 'Free Palestine'.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 13/01/2021 14:53
Hamas credits Abbas rival for aid to Gaza

Hamas credits Abbas rival for aid to Gaza

Hamas thanks Mahmoud Dahlan, longtime rival of PA chairman, for his help in securing assistance to Gaza from the UAE.Elad Benari, 13/01/2021 06:26
Hamas arrests Salafist on suspicion of tearing down poster of Soleimani

Hamas arrests Salafist on suspicion of tearing down poster of Soleimani

Arrest comes ahead of the first anniversary of the elimination of Soleimani in a US drone strike in Baghdad.Elad Benari, 01/01/2021 04:58
Goldin family protests transfer of vaccines to Gaza

Goldin family protests transfer of vaccines to Gaza

Family petitions Supreme Court against supply of coronavirus vaccines to Hamas-controlled Gaza as long as Hamas holds Israelis captive.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/12/2020 16:57
No Israeli is safe and secure until all Israelis are

No Israeli is safe and secure until all Israelis are

We need to adopt the message that if in Sderot parents have to worry about rockets, we all must pressure the government to stop them. Op-ed.Rachel Touitou, 31/12/2020 15:00
Officer sent to prison after tank accidentally fires on Gaza

Officer sent to prison after tank accidentally fires on Gaza

Platoon commander jailed for 7 days over failures which led to tank firing on Gaza by mistake.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/12/2020 20:22
Coronavirus continues to rapidly spread in Gaza

Coronavirus continues to rapidly spread in Gaza

Rate of coronavirus infections in the Gaza Strip ranges from 30 to 45 percent, says PA health official.Dalit Halevi, 21/12/2020 03:12
Gaza braces for record high in coronavirus infections

Gaza braces for record high in coronavirus infections

The 'Ministry of Health' in Gaza estimates that in the coming weeks, the number of virus infections will see a significant rise.Dalit Halevi, 17/12/2020 22:52
IDF tank accidentally fires towards Gaza

IDF tank accidentally fires towards Gaza

IDF tank accidentally fires towards Gazan territory during exercise. Damage to abandoned structure identified.Kobi Finkler, 14/12/2020 23:19
Hamas receives coronavirus test kits from WHO

Hamas receives coronavirus test kits from WHO

Gaza "health ministry" says it received 19,500 kits from the WHO but they are only enough for eight days.Elad Benari, 08/12/2020 05:02
Hamas Gaza leader contracts coronavirus

Hamas Gaza leader contracts coronavirus

Hamas leader who warned Israelis would not be able "to breathe" diagnosed with COVID-19.Gary Willig, 01/12/2020 15:18
Gaza approaching full lockdown due to coronavirus

Gaza approaching full lockdown due to coronavirus

Authorities in Gaza considering enforcing a full lockdown amid continuing rise in the number of COVID-19 cases.Dalit Halevi, 23/11/2020 05:36
Coronavirus spreading in the Gaza Strip

Coronavirus spreading in the Gaza Strip

PA "health ministry" reports 14 new deaths from coronavirus over past 24 hours, and 891 new cases in Gaza.Dalit Halevi, 22/11/2020 06:07
IDF attacks Hamas terrorist targets in Gaza

IDF attacks Hamas terrorist targets in Gaza

IDF attacks Hamas underground infrastructure and military training complex in retaliation for rocket fire on Ashkelon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/11/2020 04:18
Gaza rocket hits factory in Ashkelon industrial area

Gaza rocket hits factory in Ashkelon industrial area

Rocket fired from Gaza explodes in warehouse of a factory in industrial area of Ashkelon without causing any physical injuries.Uzi Baruch, 22/11/2020 01:30
Lightning doesn’t strike twice

Lightning doesn’t strike twice

Is lightning really responsible for rocket fire against Israel over the weekend - as it allegedly was in a rocket launch last year? Op-ed.Yoav Limor, 16/11/2020 16:00
UN agency chief fears 'disaster' in Gaza as funding runs dry

UN agency chief fears 'disaster' in Gaza as funding runs dry

UNRWA pins its hopes on Biden unseating Trump and renewing funding for UNRWA.AFP, 16/11/2020 14:05
Netanyahu to Hamas: Don't try us

Netanyahu to Hamas: Don't try us

Prime Minister says Gaza terrorists will pay 'heavy, very heavy' price if rocket fire continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/11/2020 14:58
Did lightning cause Gaza rocket attack?

Did lightning cause Gaza rocket attack?

Defense officials speculate last night's rocket attacks may have been accidental, triggered by weather.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/11/2020 10:25
Hamas threatens UNRWA

Hamas threatens UNRWA

Hamas outraged over UNRWA decision not to pay workers' salaries, warns against harm to "Palestinian refugees".Dalit Halevi, 12/11/2020 04:42
Hamas wants calm, but the situation in Gaza is volatile

Hamas wants calm, but the situation in Gaza is volatile

If Biden lifts sanctions on Iran, Hamas could shift fully to the Iranian axis - bringing in money and Tehran's influence. Op-ed.Yoav Limor, 08/11/2020 17:18
Gaza announces new coronavirus lockdown

Gaza announces new coronavirus lockdown

Increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in Gaza leads Hamas authorities to declare a lockdown in red areas.Dalit Halevi, 06/11/2020 06:38
Egypt reopens Rafah crossing for four days

Egypt reopens Rafah crossing for four days

Crossing between Egypt and Gaza has been virtually sealed since a terrorist attack in the Sinai Peninsula in October 2014.Elad Benari, 05/11/2020 06:35
Hamas releases three Arabs arrested over Zoom conference with Israelis

Hamas releases three Arabs arrested over Zoom conference with Israelis

Gaza’s Hamas authorities release three Palestinian Arabs who were jailed for holding an online video conference with Israeli participants.Elad Benari, 27/10/2020 01:06
IDF strikes Hamas military targets

IDF strikes Hamas military targets

Attack comes in response to the firing of two rockets from Gaza toward Ashkelon.Elad Benari, 23/10/2020 02:30
2 rockets fired from Gaza

2 rockets fired from Gaza

Iron Dome intercepts one rocket fired towards Ashkelon.Gary Willig, 22/10/2020 22:22
Protest against UNRWA held in Gaza

Protest against UNRWA held in Gaza

Hundreds of demonstrators demand that UNRWA not cut back on the services it provides to "Palestinian refugees" despite the budget deficit.Dalit Halevi, 22/10/2020 04:41
IDF: Newly discovered terror tunnel was dug by Hamas

IDF: Newly discovered terror tunnel was dug by Hamas

Defense establishment determines that tunnel which penetrated into Israeli territory near Khan Yunis was intended for use by Hamas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/10/2020 00:58
IDF uncovers Gaza terror tunnel

IDF uncovers Gaza terror tunnel

IDF announces discovery of attack tunnel leading from southern Gaza Strip into IsraelGary Willig, 20/10/2020 19:00
From a Gaza mosque to an IDF combat unit fighting in Gaza

From a Gaza mosque to an IDF combat unit fighting in Gaza

Yaron Avraham opens up about his journey to Judaism from radical Islam.Hezki Baruch, 19/10/2020 11:50
Defense establishment prepares for escalation in Gaza

Defense establishment prepares for escalation in Gaza

Israel, Hamas in talks to transfer $100 million from Qatar to Gaza. Southern Command preparing for security deterioration if talks fail.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2020 08:59