Middle East

Israeli jets hit Gaza after rocket fire into Israel

Incident follows exchange of rocket fire between Israel and Hamas on Thursday in most serious escalation since May.

Israeli jets hit Gaza after rocket fire into Israel

Middle East

Israel lifts restriction on Gaza fishing zone as truce holds

Gaza's fishing union confirmed the lifting of the ban, saying the fishing zone now extends to 12 nautical miles.

Israel lifts restriction on Gaza fishing zone as truce holds

Israel

Rockets fired from Gaza day after Israel kills four Palestinians

Israeli raid kills Palestinian in Gaza, amid latest flare-up a day after Israel kills four in two separate incidents.

Rockets fired from Gaza day after Israel kills four Palestinians

Gaza

Israel expands Gaza fishing zone as part of ceasefire agreement

Israel's widening of Gaza fishing area under an Egyptian-brokered deal comes a day after two border crossings reopen.

Israel expands Gaza fishing zone as part of ceasefire agreement

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Hamas-Israel 'agreement' on reducing Gaza tensions: Report

Deal reached on eve of Great March of Return anniversary, media reported, but a Palestinian was killed on Saturday.

Gaza

Hundreds killed, thousands wounded: A year of Gaza rallies

Palestinians to mark a year of Great March of Return protests after UN found Israel may have committed war crimes.

Hundreds killed, thousands wounded: A year of Gaza rallies

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israel-Hamas ceasefire holds amid tense calm in Gaza Strip

Palestinian rocket fired from Gaza and Israeli military conducts air raid, but truce appears to hold on Wednesday.

Israel

Israel vows forceful response to 'Gaza rocket strike'

Local Israeli council near Gaza border warns residents to expect military action as country waits for response.

Israel rocket attack: Seven wounded north of Tel Aviv

Gaza

Gaza rights groups denounce Hamas crackdown on protests

Protesters say Hamas forces attacked them with batons while protesting against dire living conditions in Gaza Strip.

Gaza rights groups denounce Hamas crackdown on protests

Palestine

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas names ally as new PM

Hamas criticise Mohammad Shtayyeh's appointment, calling it reflection of 'Abbas's unilateralism and monopoly of power'.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas names ally as new PM

Hamas

EU court upholds freeze on Hamas funds

An EU court rejected a challenge by Hamas against its 2015 listing as a 'terrorist' organization.

EU court upholds freeze on Hamas funds

Gaza

Thousands of Palestinians demand Abbas' resignation

Amid ongoing Fatah-Hamas feud, thousands of Gazans gather to call on Palestinian Authority president to quit.

Gaza protesters call on Mahmoud Abbas to quit

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israel begins construction of new Gaza barrier

Six-metre tall fence will prevent Palestinians from infiltrating Israel from the Gaza Strip, prime minister says.

Israel begins construction of new Gaza barrier

AJ IMPACT

Hamas calls for supporters to send bitcoins

Ezzedine al-Qasaam Brigades launches appeal for support using digital currency amid financial woes.

Hamas calls for supporters to send bitcoins

Palestine

Palestinian President Abbas accepts PM Hamdallah's resignation

New government is expected to be made up only of parties that are members of PLO, excluding Hamas and the Islamic Jihad.

Palestinian President Abbas accepts PM Hamdallah's resignation