Palestinian military position in Lebanon hit by Israeli air strikes

Israeli air strikes hit a military position belonging to a Palestinian group in Lebanon, near the Syrian border, early on Monday, Lebanon’s An-Nahar news said. The position belonged to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command, the newspaper said. The strikes came a day after two drones, which the Lebanese army and the… Read More Palestinian military position in Lebanon hit by Israeli air strikes

At least eighteen injured as Israeli police, Palestinians clash at holy site in Jerusalem

Israeli police fired sound grenades to disperse Palestinians during confrontations on Sunday outside Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque where tens of thousands of Muslim worshippers gathered for the Eid al-Adha holiday, witnesses said. A Palestinian ambulance service said that at least 14 Palestinians were taken to hospitals for treatment. Israel’s Kan public radio said four police officers… Read More At least eighteen injured as Israeli police, Palestinians clash at holy site in Jerusalem

Israeli troops mistakenly shoot dead Hamas security personnel at Gaza border

Israeli soldiers mistakenly shot a Hamas operative on Thursday who had been trying to prevent Palestinians from approaching the Israel-Gaza border, the Israeli military said. Hamas, the Islamist group that runs the Gaza Strip, said the man had been killed. The health ministry in Gaza said the dead Palestinian man was aged 28 and had… Read More Israeli troops mistakenly shoot dead Hamas security personnel at Gaza border

Calm returns to Israel-Gaza border following ceasefire agreement

A ceasefire to end a surge of deadly violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel took hold on Monday after hundreds of Palestinian rocket attacks and Israeli air strikes. The latest round of hostilities erupted three days ago, peaking on Sunday when rockets and missiles from Hamas Islamist-run Gaza killed four civilians in Israel,… Read More Calm returns to Israel-Gaza border following ceasefire agreement

Eight killed as Israel, Gaza cross-border fighting intensifies

Rockets from Gaza killed three people in an Israeli city while five Palestinian militants died on Sunday in surging cross-border fighting that included a return by Israel to singling out enemy commanders for attack. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he ordered the military to continue massive strikes against Gaza’s ruling Hamas group and Islamic… Read More Eight killed as Israel, Gaza cross-border fighting intensifies

Israeli troops shoot dead Palestinian teenager during protests at Gaza border

Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian teenager taking part in protests along the Gaza border on Friday, Palestinian health officials said, the first fatality since Gazans marked the one-year anniversary of the weekly demonstrations in March. The Israeli military said about 7,400 Palestinians massed along the frontier, some throwing rocks, and that there were several… Read More Israeli troops shoot dead Palestinian teenager during protests at Gaza border

Palestinian killed as Israeli forces barricade Gaza border ahead of anniversary rally

Israeli fire killed a Palestinian man near the Gaza border on Saturday, Palestinian Health officials said, as Israel’s forces massed at the frontier ahead of a rally to mark the first anniversary of a surge of Gaza border protests. The Israeli military said it had not heard of any such incident. Palestinian medics said the… Read More Palestinian killed as Israeli forces barricade Gaza border ahead of anniversary rally