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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (AFP/ File Photo)
July 17, 2018 - 14:17 GMT
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday warned local leaders near the Gaza border hit by rocket fire over the weekend of a "prolonged struggle."
Palestinian security forces loyal to the Palestinian Authority stand at the gate of the Kerem Shalom crossing. (AFP/ SAID KHATIB)
July 17, 2018 - 12:21 GMT
Israel on Tuesday shut down the Gaza Strip’s only functioning commercial crossing, allowing only medicines and foodstuffs into the blockaded Palestinian territory, according to a Palestinian official.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei. (AFP/ File)
July 17, 2018 - 10:50 GMT
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has called US President Donald Trump's "deal of the century" for the Palestinian territories a "satanic" plan, saying it is a non-starter.
Palestinians have sent Incendiary kites and balloons that caused fire in several places in Israel. (AFP/ File)
July 17, 2018 - 07:58 GMT
Incendiary kites and balloons -- launched by Palestinian activists in the Gaza Strip -- caused several more fires inside Israeli territory on Monday, according to reports in the Israeli media.
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July 16, 2018 - 19:25 GMT
Egypt succeeded in brokering yet another truce between the Palestinian factions and Israel in the Gaza Strip, however, it seemed fragile with the controversy over whether it should include the issue of flaming kites and balloons.
Group of youth who walked off the Birthright tour with Amal Sumarin talking about her family's resistance to being evicted in Eastern Jerusalem. (Twitter: @IfNotNowOrg)
July 16, 2018 - 13:11 GMT
Many groups have been seen lately walking off the “Birthright Israel” tours in Israel in protest at the Israeli policies toward Palestinians. A counter-campaign was launched by the “If Not Now” group of American Progressive Jews, called “Birthright: Not Just A Free Trip” with the aim of appealing to the public over Jewish support for Israel.
A T'ruah demonstration in America. Photo from T'ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights
July 16, 2018 - 10:26 GMT
T'ruah is an organisation of rabbis and cantors running anti-occupation tours of the West Bank. Rabbi Salem Pearce spoke to Al Bawaba about their campaigns for human rights, and their vision for Israel.
Kabul will host Palestine in a football friendly to mark Afghanistan's independence day.
July 15, 2018 - 19:12 GMT
Kabul will host Palestine in a football friendly to mark Afghanistan's independence day.
Israeli warplane on Sunday struck a group of Palestinians trying to fly incendiary kites and balloons near Gaza border. (AFP/ File)
July 15, 2018 - 14:55 GMT
An Israeli warplane on Sunday struck a group of Palestinians trying to fly incendiary kites and balloons near border of the Gaza Strip.
A picture taken on July 14, 2018 shows smoke plumes risisng following an Israeli air strike in Gaza City. (AFP / MAHMUD HAMS)
July 15, 2018 - 12:38 GMT
Israel is incapable of hitting Hamas fighters in the Gaza Strip, and would resort to targeting large numbers of civilians instead in a potential conflict in an attempt to deal a blow to the resistance group, says a commentator.
At least 9 Palestinians injured by Israeli fire near Ramallah. (AFP/ File)
July 15, 2018 - 11:11 GMT
Nine Palestinians were injured Sunday in clashes with Israeli forces near the West Bank city of Ramallah, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry.
Smoke billowing in Gaza City after Israel's military targeted Hamas posts in Gaza. (AFP/ File)
July 15, 2018 - 11:08 GMT
Close to 200 projectiles were launched from the Gaza Strip toward the South of Israel since late Friday with at least 30 of them intercepted by the Iron Dome.
Russian President Vladimir Putin receives Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Moscow. (AFP)
July 15, 2018 - 10:22 GMT
Russian President Vladimir Putin received in Moscow on Saturday Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas as the situation in the Gaza Strip deteriorated with Israeli strikes on the coastal enclave leaving at least two dead.
A smoke plumes rising following an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on July 14, 2018. (MAHMUD HAMS / AFP)
July 15, 2018 - 08:56 GMT
Two people were killed in an explosion in the Gaza Strip early Sunday, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry.
Palestinian resistance group Hamas agreed to a ceasefire with Israel. (AFP/File Photo)
July 15, 2018 - 08:08 GMT
Palestinian resistance group Hamas said on Saturday a cease-fire with Israel in Gaza had been reached.
Protests during the March of Return (AFP/ File Photo)
July 14, 2018 - 10:56 GMT
Israeli forces martyred a Palestinian teenager, injured hundreds in the Gaza Strip on Friday, amid months-long demonstrations against the Israeli occupation over Palestinian land, the Health Ministry reported.