Israel lifts Gaza fuel restriction after calm returns
Israel has lifted a restriction on fuel delivered to Gaza for electricity, a defence official said Monday, a week after cutting the flow by half over a series of violent incidents.
Gaza under alert after bombings kill three police officers
Hamas said Wednesday that two overnight bombings killed three Palestinian police officers in the Gaza Strip in what witnesses called suicide attacks as the Palestinian enclave was placed under a state of alert.
Israel reopens Gaza crossings closed for days after rocket strike
Israel reopened its crossings with the blockaded Gaza Strip on Sunday after having kept them closed for nearly a week following a rare long-distance rocket strike from the Palestinian enclave, an official said. The Erez crossing for people and the Kerem Shalom crossing for goods reopened Sunday morning, a spokeswoman for COGAT, the defence ministry…
Netanyahu blocks Gaza aid funds after border flare-up
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has blocked millions in Qatari aid to the Gaza Strip in response to renewed border hostilities, risking increased tensions with the Palestinian territory's Islamist rulers Hamas during Israel's election campaign.
Ceasefire puts Qatar's role in Gaza back in spotlight
At the end of a dirt track, an imposing new court complex stands as a symbol of Qatar's investment in the Gaza Strip -- back in the spotlight after a controversial ceasefire with Israel.
Gaza ceasefire holds but Israel government in turmoil
A ceasefire held Wednesday after the worst escalation between Israel and Gaza militants since a 2014 war, but the situation remained volatile and the deal provoked sharp disagreement within the Israeli government.
Israel pounds Gaza after first rocket fire in weeks
Israeli warplanes pounded the Gaza Strip on Wednesday after the first rocket fire from the Palestinian territory in weeks hit an Israeli city, in a blow to efforts to avert a new war.
Gaza running out of fuel, medicine, says UN
The United Nations has run out of funding to pay for fuel needed for hospitals, water plants and other critical facilities in the Gaza Strip, the UN political chief said Wednesday.