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Israel cuts back Gaza electricity supplies

Israel cuts back Gaza electricity supplies

Israel on Monday began reducing electricity supplies to the Gaza Strip, despite warnings the move could increase suffering and tensions in the Palestinian enclave.

Three sentenced to death over killing of Hamas commander

Three sentenced to death over killing of Hamas commander

A court in the Gaza Strip on Sunday sentenced three men to death over the assassination of a Hamas military commander that the Islamist movement accused Israel of masterminding.

Egypt reopens crossing with Gaza in humanitarian move

Egypt reopens crossing with Gaza in humanitarian move

Egypt reopened the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip for three days starting on Saturday to allow hundreds of stranded Palestinians to return home, officials said.

Hamas shuts Gaza crossing, blames Israel for assassination

Hamas shuts Gaza crossing, blames Israel for assassination

Hamas shut the crossing between the Gaza Strip and Israel on Sunday after blaming the Jewish state for the assassination of one of its officials in the Palestinian enclave.

Hamas condemns Israeli mosque loudspeaker bill

Hamas condemns Israeli mosque loudspeaker bill

Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas on Friday denounced planned Israeli legislation that would quieten mosques, warning such a law would face stiff resistance.

Hamas 'honey trap' dupes Israeli soldiers

Hamas 'honey trap' dupes Israeli soldiers

The smartphones of dozens of Israeli soldiers were hacked by Hamas militants pretending to be attractive young women online, an Israeli military official said on Wednesday.

Violence upsurge feared after Palestinian kills 2

Violence upsurge feared after Palestinian kills 2

A Palestinian opened fire from a car in Jerusalem on Sunday and again as Israeli police chased him, killing an officer and a woman, officials said, as fears grew of a new spike in violence.

Israel hits Hamas post after rocket fire from Gaza

Israel hits Hamas post after rocket fire from Gaza

Israeli tank fire struck a Hamas post in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday after a rocket launched from the Palestinian enclave hit a nearby Israeli city, with no casualties reported on either side.

Palestinian local polls delayed for up to four months

Palestinian local polls delayed for up to four months

The Palestinian government decided on Tuesday to delay municipal elections for up to four months after the high court ruled they should be held only in the West Bank and not in the Gaza Strip.

RAF hands over 15 housing units in Gaza Strip

RAF hands over 15 housing units in Gaza Strip

Sheikh Thani Bin Abdullah Foundation for Humanitarian Services (RAF) has handed over some 15 housing units, as part of the 'Houses of Gaza People" project, to a number of beneficiaries who lost their homes in Gaza Strip.

Gaza zoo animals arrive to start new life in Jordan

Gaza zoo animals arrive to start new life in Jordan

Animals evacuated this week from a zoo dubbed the "world's worst" in the Palestinian Gaza Strip have arrived at an animal shelter in Jordan.

Qatar gives QR113mn to pay Gaza public sector workers

Qatar gives QR113mn to pay Gaza public sector workers

Qatar said on Thursday it would give $30mn to help pay the salaries of thousands of Gaza Strip public sector workers left without a full wage package since 2013.