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Health Mar 30Fearing Gaza virus spread, Hamas preps for mass quarantines
The coronavirus found a way into Gaza, even though the Mediterranean enclave has been largely cut off from the world by an Israeli-Egyptian blockade since Hamas militants seized it 13 years ago.
World Jan 28Hamas protests U.S.-Israeli Mideast peace plan, rejects ‘conspiracies’
The peace plan would create a small, disjointed Palestinian state in the West Bank and allow Israel to annex nearly all the Jewish settlements in the territory.
World Nov 14Gaza truce appears to be holding despite sporadic rocket fire
After two days of intense fighting that killed at least 34 Palestinians, including three women and eight children, a truce is holding, even with some rocket fire.
World Nov 13As rockets rain down, Israel intensifies its strikes in Gaza
Israeli aircraft struck Islamic Jihad targets throughout the Gaza Strip on Wednesday while the militant group rained scores of rockets into Israel for a second straight day as the heaviest round of fighting in months showed no signs of ending.
World Nov 12Israel kills militant group leader in targeted Gaza strike
The death of Bahaa Abu el-Atta and his wife as they slept in their home in eastern Gaza set off the heaviest fighting in months between Israel and Islamic Jihad, an Iranian-backed militant group that is even more hard-line than…
World May 06Calm takes hold amid Hamas-Israel cease-fire
The cease-fire aims to end the deadliest fighting between the two sides since a 2014 war.
World May 04Israel strikes Gaza targets in response to heavy rocket fire
Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired scores of rockets into southern Israel on Saturday, wounding at least two Israeli civilians and triggering retaliatory airstrikes and tank fire against militant targets in the blockaded enclave and shattering a month-long lull…
World Mar 30Tens of thousands of Gaza protesters join anniversary march
Tens of thousands of Palestinians on Saturday rallied at points near the Israeli border to mark the first anniversary of weekly protests in the Gaza Strip, as Israeli troops shot tear gas and opened fire at small crowds of activists…
World Nov 13Israel and Hamas accept cease-fire, but deeper issues remain
The sudden announcement brought relief to a region that had been paralyzed by hundreds of Palestinian rocket attacks in southern Israel and scores of Israeli airstrikes on targets in the Gaza Strip. But it did not address the deeper issues…
World Nov 12Thousands of mourners in Gaza demand revenge after deadly Israeli raid
Chanting "revenge" and flanked by masked gunmen in camouflage, thousands of mourners in the Gaza Strip on Monday buried seven Palestinian militants killed in an Israeli incursion as the ruling Hamas group launched a feverish security sweep across the territory.