Gaza News

The Palestinian enclave of Gaza is a major global hotspot with potential for extreme violence. Nearly isolated from the world since Hamas took control of it in 2007, it has been a poverty -ridden corner of the world. It is a regular launching pad for rocket attacks against southern Israel and a training ground for Islamist terrorists. Israel has carried out three major operations in the territory since relinquishing it unilaterally in 2005.

Iran: Hamas already rebuilding Iran-backed rocket arsenal

"The Palestinian resistance resumed production of missiles after the end of the recent Israeli aggression," Iranian media has stated.

Palestinian Hamas militants carry a rocket as they parade during an anti-Israel rally in Gaza

Hamas parades drones and missiles, showing 'achievements'

The terrorist group governing the Gaza Strip has been showing off its arsenal of weaponry to show its strength against Israel

Israel's operation against Hamas was the world's first AI war

The IDF used artificial intelligence and supercomputing during the last conflict with Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

People wave Palestinian flags during Eid al-Fitr prayers

PA mufti expelled from prayers at al-Aqsa for not supporting Hamas, Gaza

Protesters shouted slogans in support of Hamas and denounced the Palestinian Mufti of Jerusalem, Sheikh Mohammed Hussein, for his affiliation with the Palestinian Authority.

Israel's Foreign Affairs Minister Gabi Ashkenazi and his German counterpart at a rocket impact site

German FM Maas: We stand with Israel’s right to defend itself

Czech, Slovakian, German foreign ministers visit Israel, see home destroyed by rocket.

YORAM COHEN (second from right) sits down with (from right) former Mossad chief Tamir Pardo

Ex-Shin Bet chief: No return to pre-war setup, isolate Hamas

Former Shin Bet chief Yoram Cohen opposes returning to the same set of understandings that existed between Israel and Gaza prior to the current war.

Fire continues to blaze at Ashkelon's Trans-Israel pipeline - background

Firefighters are still working to control the large fire blazing the trans-Israel energy pipeline in Ashkelon.

12/05/2021

Israel is not ready for a ceasefire with Hamas in Gaza – official

“There will be a ceasefire when we're ready for it,” the official added.

What will deterrence with Hamas look like with different potential governments? - analysis

The IDF's deterrence with the Palestinian terrorist group was shattered on Monday with seven rockets fired at Jerusalem itself.

Infiltrations reported along Gaza, Lebanon borders

The IDF arrested three suspects who infiltrated from Lebanon into Israel near Kiryat Shmona.

21/03/2021

Three Palestinian fishermen killed off Gaza coast - report

Some Palestinian media sources are blaming Israel for the incident.

A medic of the regional hospital receives Russia's "Sputnik V" vaccine shot against the coronavirus

Russian COVID-19 vaccines for Palestinians delayed for technical reasons

The Palestinian Authority informed Israel of the delay.

Gaza: Long-awaited oxygen production plant, UAE medical aid enter Strip

THE SHIPMENT, with the first-of-its-kind in Gaza oxygen production plant, will help to mitigate the Strip’s health crisis, reducing the burden placed on the fragile medical system by the pandemic.

By SANAA ALSWERKY/THE MEDIA LINE
21/01/2021
Strawberries

Eight tons of strawberries seized from Gaza Strip amid smuggling attempts

Enforcement agents from the Agriculture Ministry found the illegally-imported fruit.

Hamas bans Muslims from attending Christmas celebrations in Gaza

FIDA dubs Hamas decision departure from values ​​of tolerance, brotherhood that have always prevailed among Palestinians, Christians, Muslims

Gaza jeweller struggles to sell Christmas gold

Gaza jeweler struggles to sell Christmas gold

This year, the coronavirus pandemic is keeping traditional customers away from the 500-year-old gold market, a narrow lane lined by tiny shops under a vaulted roof.

By REUTERS
10/12/2020

EU promises COVID-19 vaccines, clean water for Gaza

According to the UN, there are 15,989 Palestinian COVID-19 cases in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, and 10,091 in Gaza.

Israeli aircraft strike in Gaza, more rockets hit southern Israel

Hours earlier, a rocket fired by Palestinian terrorists in Gaza struck the coastal Israeli city of Ashdod, wounding two people.

16/09/2020

Surgical precision - The story behind Israel's targeted killings

The inside story behind the November assassination of Islamic Jihad commander Baha Abu al-Ata in Gaza.

19/08/2020
Abdel-Rahman Al-Shantti, an 11-year-old Gaza rapper, is surrounded by students as he performs in his

Gaza rapper, 11, strikes chord with rhymes about war and hardship

"My message talks about peace, and I want to convey it to the largest number of people."

By REUTERS
17/08/2020

Gaza Disengagement and the expulsion’s impact on religious-Zionism

The religious trauma was felt by many in the religious-Zionist camp who, though not residents of the uprooted settlements, also shared the divine drama ideal.

13/08/2020

Gaza's settlers 15 years on: 'One day we will have to return'

A ‘Jerusalem Post’ reporter, on the frontlines in Gush Katif, recounts the surreal time of disconnect between settlers’ lost dreams and the encroaching destructive reality.

gaza disengagement

Gaza Disengagement: Reporting from the trenches

‘The Jerusalem Post’s then-defense correspondent opens up his reporter’s notebook on the disengagement, 15 years on.

By ARIEH O’SULLIVAN
13/08/2020

Gaza Disengagement: Memories and lessons 15 years on

‘The Jerusalem Post’s editor-in-chief remembers his experiences as a reporter for the paper during this tumultuous time.

13/08/2020
Incendiary balloons found near northern Gaza border, December 28th, 2018.

IDF fighter jets attack Hamas targets after explosive balloon attacks

After nearly six months without incendiary balloons, five fires broke out in the Gaza border communities. At least three of them were caused by incendiary balloons.

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