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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.
Death tolls rise in surging Israel-Gaza fighting

234 Israelis injured in Gaza border violence

Since the start of Saturday’s rocket fire from the Gaza Strip into Israel, some 234 patients have been treated at Barzilai Hospital in Ashkelon and Soroka Medical Center in Beersheba.
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.
Hand-written notes are displayed on a light post across the street from the Chabad of Poway Synagogue after a shooting on April 27, 2019 in Poway, California. – A gunman opened fire at a synagogue in California, killing one person and injuring three others including the rabbi as worshippers marked the final day of Passover, officials said Saturday, April 27, 2019. The shooting in the town of Poway came exactly six months after a white supremacist shot dead 11 people at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue — the deadliest attack on the Jewish community in the history of the United States. (Photo by SANDY HUFFAKER / AFP)

US shooting renews debate on hate crimes and political response

The latest at a US synagogue heightened the sense of alarm Sunday of a rise in anti-Semitism, despite President Donald Trump avowal to overcome the “evil” of hatred.
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.
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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.
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.
Jared Kushner has worked on a plan for peace between Israel and Palestinians for two years [Kacper Pempel- Reuters]

Jared Kushner heads to Middle East to promote peace plan

Jared Kushner, US President Donald Trump's son-in-law and White House senior adviser, is on his way to the Middle East to promote the economic portion of a long-awaited US plan for peace between Israel and 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.
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.

President el-Sisi: Egypt, Israel in close cooperation against Sinai fighters

Egypt's president has told a US broadcaster his country and Israel are cooperating against armed groups in the Sinai Peninsula, a potentially damaging acknowledgment that could explain a request that the network not air the interview.
his handout picture taken and released by Turkish Presidential Press Service sows Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan saluting supporters after Friday prayers, in Bayburt, August 10, 2018. Turkey's Finance and Treasury Minister, son-in-law of Erdogan, Berat Albayrak will reveal a " new economic model " as the Turkish Lira has lost more than 30 percent of its value since the start of the year / Murat KULA / TURKISH PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE / AFP

Turkey, Israel in new war of words

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday lambasted the Israeli prime minister as an “oppressor” after he accused Turkey of “massacres” against Kurds in a new war of words.
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.
Hamas leader Ismail Haniya

Hamas rejects Mahmoud Abbas’ plan to dissolve Palestinian parliament

Hamas, the Palestinian party that governs the besieged Gaza Strip, has rejected Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' decision to implement a court order and dissolve parliament.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu - AFP PHOTO - POOL - ABIR SULTAN

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu warns Hamas after deadly West Bank attacks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he had issued a warning to Hamas after recent deadly attacks in the occupied West Bank, including two shootings claimed by the Islamist movement.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday that work on a new site for the embassy is under way [Mick Tsikas-Pool-Getty Images]

Australia recognises West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Australia has recognised West Jerusalem as Israel's capital but an embassy shift from Tel Aviv will not occur until a peace settlement is achieved, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said

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