Hamas Islamists governing Gaza reject the account as 'silly fabrications', saying it was an attempt to justify Israeli military strikes in the territory
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Tuesday 23 October 2012
An Israeli soldier has been injured in an explosion along the Gaza security fence, ahead of a scheduled visit by the ruler of Qatar to the Palestinian territory, Israel's military said today.
Saturday 20 October 2012
Israeli naval vessels have stopped a pro-Palestinian boat attempting to reach Gaza in defiance of Israel's blockade of the territory, military officials said.
Friday 19 October 2012
Gilad Shalit's fate transfixed the nation. A year after release he talks of chess games with his captors
Monday 15 October 2012
Two Islamist militant leaders were killed by Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip at the weekend as Palestinians continued to fire rockets into southern Israel.
Monday 08 October 2012
Officials say Israel and Hamas militants have exchanged fire in the most serious flare-up in months on the Jewish state's border with the Gaza Strip.
Tuesday 28 August 2012
An Israeli court on yesterday rejected a lawsuit brought against the military by the parents of a US activist crushed to death in 2003 by an army bulldozer as she tried to block its path in the Gaza Strip, ruling the army was not at fault for her death.
Monday 06 August 2012
Masked gunmen killed 16 Egyptian soldiers at a checkpoint along the border with Gaza and Israel, the first such attack on troops.
Tuesday 24 July 2012
Egypt is allowing freer entry for Palestinians, in an unprecedented move that eases long-imposed travel restrictions, particularly on Gazans, Egyptian and Palestinian officials said yesterday.
Saturday 23 June 2012
Israel launched air raids on Hamas security targets in Gaza today, wounding more than 20 people including a baby, medical officials in the Islamist-ruled territory said, as militants stepped up rocket fire, wounding an Israeli man.
Wednesday 20 June 2012
Two Palestinians were killed by Israeli air strikes and Hamas fired its first cross-border rocket barrages in more than a year as fighting along the Israel-Gaza frontier flared on yesterday for a second day.
Saturday 02 June 2012
A Palestinian militant entered Israel early yesterday, opening fire on a group of soldiers, killing one of them before being shot dead.
Friday 01 June 2012
An Israeli soldier and a Palestinian militant have died in a shootout near the border with the Gaza Strip.
Tuesday 22 May 2012
The Palestinian athletics coach Mousa Qadoum was so overcome by emotion on entering the al-Aqsa mosque yesterday that he collapsed into silent tears. It was a reminder of how rare it is for Gazans make it out of the territory to what for Muslims is easily the most sacred site in the Holy Land, a mere 48 miles away.
Tuesday 22 May 2012
The Palestinian athletics coach Mousa Qadoum was so overcome by emotion upon entering the al-Aqsa mosque yesterday that he collapsed into silent tears.
Wednesday 11 April 2012
Israel deported a Palestinian man to Gaza even though he faced almost certain execution there if caught by Hamas, which has charged him with spying for Israel, the man's lawyer said.
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