Hamas slams rumored PA, Egypt ‘unilateral’ Rafah crossing agreement
Nov18

Hamas slams rumored PA, Egypt ‘unilateral’ Rafah crossing agreement

The Hamas movement on Wednesday slammed rumors that the Palestinian Authority and Egyptian government, without consulting Hamas, had allegedly come to an agreement to reopen the border crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt. During a press conference in Gaza City, Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said the movement had not been notified of any new initiatives regarding the Rafah crossing between Egypt and the Gaza Strip. Abu Zuhri...

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87 Palestinians shot with live, rubber bullets in West Bank, Gaza
Oct23

87 Palestinians shot with live, rubber bullets in West Bank, Gaza

Hundreds of Palestinians were injured on Friday during clashes across the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip, medics said, as Palestinian political factions called for a “Day of Rage.” The Palestinian Red Crescent and medics said that over 290 Palestinians were injured, including 43 with live bullets and 44 with rubber-coated steel bullets.Hundreds suffered tear gas inhalation. At the northern entrance to Hebron, a...

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Palestinian injured in Gaza demo last week dies from injuries
Oct23

Palestinian injured in Gaza demo last week dies from injuries

A Palestinian succumbed to his injuries on Friday evening after being shot in the head by Israeli forces during a demonstration in the Gaza Strip last week, Gaza’s Ministry of Health said. Ashraf al-Qidra identified the man as Yahya Karira, 20, from al-Tuffah neighborhood. He said that Karira was shot when clashes erupted between Israeli forces and Palestinians in Nahal Oz in the eastern Gaza Strip. Karira is the 16th...

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Dozens of Palestinians injured in West Bank, Gaza clashes
Oct23

Dozens of Palestinians injured in West Bank, Gaza clashes

Dozens of Palestinians were injured by Israeli forces on Friday during clashes across the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip, medics said, as Palestinian political factions called for a “Day of Rage.” At the northern entrance to Hebron, a rally organized by Hamas after Friday prayers was suppressed by Israeli forces, who fired tear gas canisters and stun grenades at demonstrators. Palestinian youths threw rocks at...

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Israeli forces shoot dead two boys, aged 13 and 15, in Gaza
Oct10

Israeli forces shoot dead two boys, aged 13 and 15, in Gaza

Israeli forces on Saturday shot and killed two Palestinian boys, aged 13 and 15, at a demonstration in the southern Gaza Strip.   The Palestinian Ministry of Health said that Marwan Barbakh, 13, and Khalil Othman, 15, were shot dead during the protest to the east of Khan Younis.   Medics initially reported that Barbakh was 12 years old.At least 15 others were injured during the protest, the ministry said, although it did not...

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5 Palestinians killed as Israeli forces open fire at Gaza demo
Oct09

5 Palestinians killed as Israeli forces open fire at Gaza demo

Five Palestinians were killed and 19 others injured as Israeli military forces opened fire at a demonstration by the border fence east of Gaza City and near Khan Younis on Friday, medics said.   The Gaza Ministry of Health said Shadi Hussam Dawla, 20, Ahmad al-Harbawi, 20, and Abed al-Wahidi, 20, were shot and killed east of the al-Shujaiyeh neighborhood.     Muhammad al-Raqeb, 15, was killed after being shot by Israeli...

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