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Muhammad El-Amadi

Qatar sends $30 million in aid to Gaza Strip

A Qatari envoy has delivered 30 million dollars in aid to the Gaza Strip, Head of the Qatari Committee for the Reconstruction in the Gaza Strip, Mohamed el-Amadi, said on Tuesday.
The rubbles of the building ,housing Anadolu Agency destroyed by Israeli air strike on Sunday

Israel, Gaza militants in tit-for-tat

Gaza militants fired new barrages of rockets at Israel on Sunday in a deadly escalation that has seen Israel respond with waves of strikes as a fragile truce again faltered, sparking fears of further violence.
People watch as an Israeli acrobatic team fly over during Israel's 70th Independence Day celebrations, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo-Ariel Schalit)

Israeli war jets strike Gaza

Israeli war jets on Thursday struck a Hamas military post in Northern Gaza Strip, after fire balloons caused bushfire, according to Gaza security officials.
Israel has waged three offensives on Gaza since December 2008, a year after Hamas assumed control of the Strip [Mustafa Hassona-Anadolu]

Hamas fires rockets after Israel carries out strikes in Gaza

Earlier on Thursday, Israeli warplanes targeted several Hamas positions in the northern part of the Strip in response to the alleged launch of incendiary balloons from the besieged enclave, the Israeli army said.
A Palestinian protester with black face-paint flashes the victory sign while marching with others flying Palestinian and Turkish national flags, during a demonstration marking the first anniversary of the “March of Return” protests, near the border with Israel east of Gaza City on March 30, 2019. ANAS BABA / AFP

Gazan killed as border protests test calm ahead of Israel vote

A Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire on the Gaza border early Saturday, hours ahead of mass protests that could severely test a fragile calm between the Jewish state and the territory’s Islamist rulers Hamas.
Hamas leader Ismail Haniya

Report: Hamas-Israel ‘agreement’ on reducing Gaza tensions

A newspaper affiliated to Hamas is reporting that a deal has been reached with Israel to reduce tension in the Gaza Strip, as Palestinians prepare to mark the one-year anniversary of weekly protests along the border fence with Israel.
[FILE] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech before lighting a stylised-menorah during the start of Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights, in Ramat Gan in the suburbs of the Mediterranean coastal city of Tel Aviv on December 2, 2018. – Israeli police on December 2 recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara for bribery and other offences, the third such move against the premier in recent months. Netanyahu immediately rejected the accusations, but the three cases against him have led to speculation that they could eventually force the long-serving prime minister to step down. (Photo by Jack GUEZ / AFP)

Benjamin Netanyahu due back in Israel after Gaza ‘ceasefire’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was due back in Israel on Tuesday after cutting short a Washington trip as a ceasefire announced by Hamas to end another severe Gaza escalation failed to fully take hold.
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UN rights forum condemns Israel over deadly Gaza protests

The United Nations Human Rights Council on Friday condemned Israel’s “apparent intentional use of unlawful lethal and other excessive force” against civilian protesters in Gaza, and called for perpetrators of violations in the strip to face justice.
Israeli forces at scene of Palestinian shooting attack near illegal Jewish settlement of Ariel, in occupied West Bank [Ammar Awad-Reuters]

Israeli killed in Palestinian attack in occupied West Bank

At least one Israeli has been killed and two others wounded in a Palestinian attack in the occupied West Bank on Sunday, an Israeli military spokesman said.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, US Republican Senator Lindsey Graham and US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman visit Israeli-occupied Golan Heights [Ronen Zvulun-Reuters]

US drops ‘Israeli-occupied’ designation from Golan Heights

The United States no longer refers to the Golan Heights as an "Israeli-occupied" territory in its latest annual human rights report, published on Wednesday, though the State Department insists the wording change doesn't mean a policy change.
Palestinian demonstrators run away from teas gas fired by Israeli forces during a protest at the Israeli fence in the southern Gaza Strip [Ibraheem Abu Mustafa-Reuters]

Palestinian teenager killed by Israeli sniper in Gaza

A 15-year-old Palestinian boy was killed by Israeli soldiers on Wednesday during an evening protest near the Israeli fence east of the Gaza Strip.
Juan Guaido

Venezuela’s Juan Guaido says he’s working to restore ties with Israel

Juan Guaido, Venezuela's self-declared president, has said he's working to restore ties with Israel a decade after Venezuela severed relations with it in solidarity with the Palestinians.
Israel said Sunday that work to strengthen its border with the Gaza Strip had entered a new phase, with construction starting on a massive new barrier along the frontier.

Israel begins construction of new Gaza border barrier

Israel said Sunday that work to strengthen its border with the Gaza Strip had entered a new phase, with construction starting on a massive new barrier along the frontier.
Palestinians at the central post office in Gaza City received financial aid from the Qatari government [Mahmud Hams-AFP]

Qatar begins distributing cash to Gaza residents

Thousands of impoverished Gazans received $100 payments from Qatar on Saturday, the AFP news agency reported, after the Gulf state brought in over $9m in aid funds for the Palestinian territory.

Egypt border closed to Gazans leaving amid Palestinian feuding

The Egyptian border crossing was closed for Palestinians seeking to leave Gaza on Tuesday, a border official said, as infighting between Palestinian factions increases.
A Palestinian protester holding a Palestinian flag in his hand uses a slingshot to hurl objects during clashes following a demonstration near the border with Israel east of Gaza City on January 4, 2019. (Photo by SAID KHATIB - AFP)

Israel launches further Hamas strikes after Gaza rocket fired

The Israeli army said Monday it had carried out further air raids against Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip in response to a rocket being fired over its border.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem, on October 28, 2018. (Photo by Oded Balilty - POOL - AFP)

Facing potential indictment, Benjamin Netanyahu opts for snap polls

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a skilled survivor of Israel’s cutthroat politics, is hoping snap elections will help him withstand a potential corruption indictment, analysts say, and polls show he is likely to succeed.
Turkish FM Mevlut Cavusoglu has called the Israeli prime minister a 'cold blooded killer' [Denis Balibouse-Reuters]

Turkey’s Mevlut Cavusoglu labels Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu ‘a cold-blooded killer’

Turkey has hit out at Israel's "lawless occupation" of Palestinian territory after the Israeli prime minister accused Turkey of "massacres" against Kurds in a new war of words.

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