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Palestinian PM leaves Gaza after reconciliation visit

Palestinian PM leaves Gaza after reconciliation visit

Hamas agreed to hand over power to a unity government last month and Rami Hamdallah's visit, the first since 2015, saw his ministers take control of ministries in Gaza.

British couple's message in a bottle reaches Gaza

British couple's message in a bottle reaches Gaza

A message in a bottle cast into the sea by a holidaying British couple on the island of Rhodes has washed up on the blockaded Gaza Strip, the fisherman who found it said on Tuesday.

Hamas guard killed in rare suicide attack in Gaza Strip

Hamas guard killed in rare suicide attack in Gaza Strip

A suicide bomber killed a Hamas guard in southern Gaza on Thursday, in a rare Islamist attack against the Palestinian group that has run the impoverished enclave for a decade.

Palestinian Authority slashes permits for sick Gazans: WHO

Palestinian Authority slashes permits for sick Gazans: WHO

The Palestinian Authority has dramatically reduced financial support for Gazans seeking medical care outside the blockaded Gaza Strip, WHO figures showed on Wednesday.

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.