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A Palestinian man is lowered into a smuggling tunnel beneath the Gaza-Egypt border, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Sept. 11, 2013. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
April 27, 2015 - 14:37 GMT
A Palestinian worker died Monday when a tunnel collapsed in the southern Gaza city of Rafah, a health official said.
Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal arrives for a meeting in Tunisia, September 12, 2014. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2015 - 11:21 GMT
Israel and Hamas will continue to hold indirect talks through European mediation, a senior Hamas official confirmed Sunday.
Former US President and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Jimmy Carter visited the Gaza Strip in 2009. (Wikimedia Commons)
April 27, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Former US President Jimmy Carter is heading to Gaza with hopes to broker a Saudi-backed reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah.
Mourners carry the body of Mahmoud Abu Jheisha after he was shot dead for allegedly stabbing an Israeli soldier in Hebron, April 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
Thousands of mourners attended the funeral of 20-year-old Palestinian Mahmoud Abu Jheisha who was shot dead for allegedly stabbing an Israeli soldier.
A Palestinian woman reacts at seeing destroyed homes in the northern district of Beit Hanun in the Gaza Strip during an humanitarian truce on July 26, 2014. (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
April 26, 2015 - 19:55 GMT
The IDF's Military Prosecution filed an indictment with a military court last week against three soldiers suspected of looting from Palestinian homes during the summer campaign.
Prime Minister of Sweden Stefan Loefven and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas hold a joint press conference in Stockholm on Feb. 10, 2015. (AFP/Jonathan Nackstrand)
April 26, 2015 - 15:13 GMT
The two missionaries have been reunited with their families in Sweden, the country's foreign ministry said Sunday.
Palestinian fishermen are routinely fired upon by Israel's navy, despite remaining well within the 20-nautical-mile zone allocated during the 1993 Oslo Accords. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 11:14 GMT
Israeli security forces opened fire on Palestinian fishermen near Gaza City's shores, causing damage to at least two boats.
Israeli soldiers search a car at a checkpoint in Hebron. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Menahem Kahana/AFP/File)
April 25, 2015 - 14:55 GMT
A 17-year-old Palestinian was shot dead at the Al-Zayyim checkpoint in occupied East Jerusalem after allegedly attempting to stab checkpoint officers just before midnight on Friday.
Israeli soldiers fire a gun salute during a Memorial Day ceremony to commemorate the fallen soldiers at the Mount Herzl military cemetery in Jerusalem on April 22, 2015. (AFP/Ammar Awad)
April 22, 2015 - 18:19 GMT
Violence marred a public memorial ceremony on Wednesday, showing tensions between the city's ultra-orthodox and Zionist communities.
Crowds of Palestinians carried the body of Muhammed Abu Khdeir to mosque on July 4, 2014 (File-AFP)
April 22, 2015 - 10:48 GMT
Family of Palestinian teen murdered by Jewish extremists asks Israeli government to remove name from terror memorial
Israeli soldiers walk in front of the Dome of the Rock in the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, in Jerusalem's old city on Oct. 19, 2014. (AFP/File)
April 21, 2015 - 15:27 GMT
UNECO adopted a resolution that reaffirms the definition of al-Aqsa Mosque as the entire sacred complex surrounding it.