Gaza

Coastal strip between Israel, Mediterranean and Egypt, containing 1.5 million Palestinians. Subject to restrictions from neighbors due to ongoing rocket fire and smuggling. Controlled by Hamas since 2007

Gaza's health system days from being overwhelmed by COVID-19

Seventy-nine of Gaza's 100 ventilators have been taken up by COVID-19 patients, said Elmanama, a microbiologist who is part of Gaza's pandemic task force.

By REUTERS
22/11/2020
Lightning strikes over Gaza City November 15, 2020.
It wasn't lightning silly, the rockets were a message by Hamas - Analysis

Hamas is under growing pressure-again-in the Strip. The rockets fired in the past two weeks are meant to pass that message to Israel

Millions of COVID-19 vaccines to be bought for Palestinians - report

The distribution plan was achieved through joint teamwork by Israeli and Palestinian professionals.

IDF strikes Hamas infrastructure in retaliation for rocket fire

Military investigating why Iron Dome wasn't activated; surprise drill in the south begins

Palestinian girls compete in a rare Gaza boxing contest

Hala Ayoub, 15, said she hoped the contest would show people that boxing is not only a man's sport.

By REUTERS
20/11/2020
My Word: It’s not rocket science

Thousands of miles and tons of hypocrisy separate those who call for Israeli restraint while ignoring the fact that security depends on deterrence.

Cross border attack tunnel discovered last month was deepest ever found

Underground barrier almost complete; new "smart border" concept deployed along northern section of Gaza Strip.

A truck carrying cattle arrives at Kerem Shalom crossing after it was reopened by Israel, in Rafah i
Israeli sentenced to 7 years in prison for selling equipment to Gaza

Michael Peretz, a resident of southern Israel, received millions of dollars for smuggling equipment believed to be used for rockets, missiles and other weapons.

Gaza health officials: Soon we won't be able to treat more corona cases

Gaza's Health Ministry reported a record high of 406 COVID-19 cases after conducting 2,380 lab tests over the past 24 hours.

By SANAA ALSWERKY/THE MEDIA LINE
16/11/2020
A ROCKET IS fired toward Israel from the southern Gaza Strip in February.
IDF strikes Hamas targets in response to rocket fire

No group has claimed responsibility for rocket fire that triggered sirens in southern and central Israel

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