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June 16, 2018 11:08 PM Israel targets Palestinians launching 'fire balloons' from Gaza

GAZA CITY: The Israeli army on Saturday wounded two Palestinians in the Gaza Strip attempting to launch incendiary balloons across the border into Israel, officials said. An Israeli military spokeswoman said an "aerial device" had fired at a group near the Gaza border that was launching "fire balloons" carrying flammable material into Israel 4

May 4, 2018 8:36 AM Abbas reelected head of Palestine Liberation Organization

RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territories: President Mahmud Abbas was re-elected head of the Palestine Liberation Organization Friday, as the veteran leader seeks to strengthen his control over politics in the occupied West Bank. A four-day meeting of the PLO's parliament, the Palestinian National Council (PNC), which was not attended by Abbas's Islamist rivals 14

April 12, 2018 3:51 AM Hamas fighter killed in Israel Gaza strike

Israeli soldiers stand on an armoured personnel carrier (APC) outside the central Gaza Strip as they fire a 120 mm mortar shell towards Gaza July 31, 2014. — Reuters picGAZA CITY, April 12 — A fighter from the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas was killed this morning by an Israeli strike in the Gaza Strip, the health ministry in the enclave said. Mohammed 9

April 2, 2018 1:48 PM US top court will not revive verdict against Palestinian Authority, PLO

The court declined to hear the families' appeal over the Anti-Terrorism Act— Reuters picWASHINGTON, April 2 — The US Supreme Court today refused to consider reinstating a US$655.5 million (RM2.5 billion) jury award won against the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organisation in a case brought by 11 American families over militant attacks 10

March 19, 2018 7:20 AM Israel moves to destroy Jerusalem attacker’s home

Israeli security forces stand at the site where an Israeli was wounded in a stabbing attack in Jerusalem’s Old City, Israeli Police said, March 18, 2018. — Reuters picTEL AVIV, March 19 — Israeli forces are preparing to demolish the West Bank home of a Palestinian who murdered a Jewish man in Jerusalem’s Old City before being shot dead, the army said today 4

March 13, 2018 9:29 AM Blast targets Palestinian PM's convoy during rare Gaza visit

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: An explosion targeted Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah's convoy as he arrived in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday for a rare visit, lightly wounding seven people, officials and witnesses said. Hamdallah was not injured in the explosion, which occurred shortly after his convoy entered the territory run by Islamist 14

February 2, 2018 9:57 AM Israel strikes Hamas in Gaza after rocket fired

A Palestinian policeman loyal to Hamas inspects the scene of an Israeli air strike in the northern Gaza Strip October 28, 2013. Israeli forces struck a Hamas position in Gaza early today after a rocket was fired from the area. — Reuters picGAZA CITY, Feb 2 — Israeli forces struck a Hamas position in Gaza early today after a rocket was fired from the Palestinian 7

February 1, 2018 2:46 PM Palestinian accord dying slow death as new deadline missed

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: The two leading Palestinian factions missed another deadline Thursday to implement a reconciliation deal, potentially burying the landmark accord aimed at ending their decade-long split. Islamist movement Hamas was supposed to hand over power in the Gaza Strip to the Palestinian Authority, led by secular movement Fatah 8

December 15, 2017 12:52 AM Hamas will reverse Trump’s Jerusalem move, leader tells Gaza rally (VIDEO)

Houthi women supporters shout slogans during a protest against US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in Sanaa, Yemen December 14, 2017. — Reuters picGAZA CITY, Dec 15 — Tens of thousands of Palestinians including hundreds of gunmen rallied in Gaza yesterday to mark the 30th anniversary of Hamas’s founding 14

December 8, 2017 10:14 PM Israeli air strike wounds 14 in Gaza: Palestinians

GAZA CITY: Israel aircraft attacked Hamas military facilities in the Gaza Strip on Friday night (Dec 8) in response to rocket attacks, the Israeli army said. It was the second night of rocket fire since US President Donald Trump's statement on Wednesday recognising Jerusalem as the Israeli capital. His declaration sent shock waves through the region 16