Gaza Strip

Region on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea

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The Gaza Strip, or simply Gaza, is a self-governing Palestinian territory on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea, that borders Egypt on the southwest for 11 kilometers (6.8 mi) and Israel on the east and north along a 51 km (32 mi) border. Gaza and the West Bank are claimed by the State of Palestine.

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Israeli planes bomb Gaza targets and Gaza militants fire rockets into Jewish state despite Eqypt-brokered case-fire amid fears of deeper conflict
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Gaza militants fired rockets into southern Israel and Israeli aircraft carried out strikes in the Hamas-ruled territory overnight Tuesday, though the level of..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 hour ago

Gaza militants fired rockets into southern Israel and Israeli aircraft carried out strikes in the Hamas-ruled territory overnight Tuesday, though the level of..
Credit: France 24 - Published 2 hours ago

Israel launched strikes on Hamas targets in Gaza on Monday hours after a rocket from the Palestinian enclave hit a house near Tel Aviv and wounded seven people,..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 4 hours ago

Rockets fired from Gaza into Israel have stoked new fears of a major clash. This comes as President Trump recognized Israeli sovereignty in Golan Heights...
Credit: CBS News - Published 7 hours ago

Rocket sirens went off in southern Israeli towns less than an hour after Palestinians reported a ceasefire had been reached through Egyptian mediation.
Credit: Reuters - Published 12 hours ago

Twelve hours after a long-range rocket launced from the Gaza Strip struck a civilian home in central Israel, Hamas’ Al-Aqsa Channel reported Egypt has..
12 hours ago • WorldNews
Israel mounted air strikes on the Palestinian enclave of Gaza and deployed extra troops to the border on Monday in response to the longest-range Hamas rocket..
Credit: Reuters - Published 12 hours ago

Israel launched air strikes in the Gaza Strip and deployed extra troops to the border on Monday, promising a strong response to the longest-range Palestinian..
Credit: France 24 - Published 13 hours ago

Israel launched air strikes in the Gaza Strip and deployed extra troops to the border on Monday, promising a strong response to the longest-range Palestinian..
Credit: Reuters - Published 14 hours ago

An Israeli air strike targeted the office of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh in the Gaza Strip on Monday, Hamas radio reported.
Credit: Reuters - Published 14 hours ago

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is "gravely concerned" by the recent developments in Israel and the Gaza Strip and urges all sides to exercise..
Credit: Reuters - Published 16 hours ago

Israel launched air strikes in the Gaza Strip on Monday after a rocket attack near Tel Aviv wounded seven people, prompting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to..
Credit: Reuters - Published 16 hours ago

President Trump, during a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, signed proclamation recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights...
Credit: CBS News - Published 16 hours ago

President Donald Trump, at the start of a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, said on Monday any future Middle East peace deal must account..
Credit: Reuters - Published 16 hours ago

The Israeli military said on Monday it had begun carrying out strikes on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip, hours after a Palestinian rocket hit a house near Tel..
Credit: Reuters - Published 17 hours ago

Israel blamed the militant group Hamas after seven people were injured in a rocket attack.
17 hours ago • BBC News
The Israeli military said on Monday it had begun carrying out strikes on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip, hours after a Palestinian rocket struck a house near..
Credit: Reuters - Published 17 hours ago

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cut short a visit to the United States on Monday and the military dispatched reinforcements to the Gaza border after a..
Credit: Reuters - Published 18 hours ago

A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip demolished a house in central Israel on March 25, 2019 , wounding seven people.
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An early morning rocket fired from the Gaza Strip demolished a house in central Israel on Monday, wounding seven people and prompting Prime Minister Benjamin..
20 hours ago • WorldNews
An early morning rocket fired from the Gaza Strip struck a house in central Israel on Monday, wounding seven people.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 21 hours ago

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cut short a visit to the United States on Monday and the military said it dispatched reinforcements to the Gaza border..
Credit: Reuters - Published 23 hours ago

Hits home, injures 7, prompts Netanyahu to cut short visit to Washington shortly before Israeli elections
Credit: CBS News - Published 1 day ago

Israel's military accused Hamas of carrying out a rocket strike from the Gaza Strip on Monday, and Israeli media said troop reinforcements were being sent to the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 day ago

It is the furthest a Palestinian rocket has reached in Israel since a 2014 conflict in Gaza.
1 day ago • BBC News
By Tova Cohen MISHMERET, Israel March 25 (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he will cut short his trip to the United States..
1 day ago • WorldNews
A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip hit a house in a community north of Tel Aviv and caused it to catch fire on Monday, wounding five Israelis, authorities and..
Credit: France 24 - Published 1 day ago

Sirens sounded in central Israel and police and medics said a house was on fire and six people were wounded on Monday after a suspected rocket attack from the..
1 day ago • WorldNews
A long-range rocket launched from the Gaza Strip struck a house in central Israel on Monday, wounding six people in the first such incident since a 2014 war in..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 day ago

Israeli forces killed two Palestinian men on Friday and wounded 55 others taking part in weekly protests along the fortified Israel-Gaza border, the Palestinian..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Israeli forces killed two Palestinians on Friday and wounded 55 others taking part in weekly protests along the fortified Israel-Gaza border, the Palestinian..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

The United Nations Human Rights Council on Friday condemned Israel's "apparent intentional use of unlawful lethal and other excessive force" against civilian..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

The United Nations Human Rights Council on Friday condemned Israel's "apparent intentional use of unlawful lethal and other excessive force" against civilian..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Israel said on Thursday a U.N. report critical of its use of lethal force during Palestinian protests on the Gaza border was biased and should have included a..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

Hamas appears to have forcibly suppressed a rare uptick of public dissent in Gaza, beating and arresting scores of people over the past week who were..
5 days ago • WorldNews
One year on from the start of Gaza's border protests, the weekly clashes with Israeli soldiers have become part of the texture of life in the Palestinian..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

The Palestinian territory has seen several days of rare protests against the militant group's rule.
1 week ago • BBC News
U.N. war crimes investigators called on Israel on Monday to stop its snipers using lethal force against protesters on the border with Gaza, as the anniversary..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

A U.N. envoy condemned Gaza's ruling Hamas group on Sunday for what he called its campaign of arrests and violence in confronting street protests over the past..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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