Middle East/Palestinian Territories


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Palestinian Territories
Palestinians inspect the damage to a house following the latest three days of conflict in Gaza City, Gaza, on August 8, 2022.

Qatar to help rebuild Gaza homes destroyed in Islamic Jihad-Israel conflict

Unofficial reports say more than a hundred houses were destroyed during Israel's Operation 'Breaking Dawn'

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Palestinian Territories
Palestinians inspect the damage to a house following the latest Gaza-Israel conflict in Gaza City, Gaza, on August 8, 2022.

Denial, doubt over Israeli claim of misfired rockets in Gaza

'The martyrs in Jabalia camp, the catastrophe of Jabalia camp, were caused by the occupation'

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Palestinian Territories
People celebrate the Israeli Independence Day in Gush Etzion, where the Efrat settlement is located, in the West Bank, on May 5, 2022.

US Jews moved to West Bank settlements at record rate in 2021

Nearly 10% of Jewish Americans who immigrated to Israel in 2021 moved to a West Bank settlement

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Palestinian Territories
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet delivers her speech at the opening of a session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, on September 13, 2021.

UN human rights chief 'alarmed' by amount of Palestinian kids killed

Michelle Bachelet says that 'the killing and maiming of so many children this year is unconscionable'

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Palestinian Territories
Maryam holds a poster showing her father Khalil Awawdeh, a Palestinian prisoner in Israel, at the family house in the West Bank village of Idna, Hebron, August 9, 2022. Arabic graffiti reads: "to those who are in love, my heart is like a stranger, it is a long time."

Palestinian prisoner on hunger strike faces brain damage, doctors say

Islamic Jihad claimed that Awawdeh was one of the imprisoned Palestinians who would be released

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Palestinian Territories
Masked members of the al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas, march during a rally in Gaza City, Gaza, on July 20, 2022.

Exclusive: Gay man who fled Gaza speaks about Hamas repression

'If you are gay, you should be hiding. It’s so hard. I was so scared. Scared from everything you know?'

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Palestinian Territories
i24NEWS journalist Mael Benoniel (R) standing before the camera while making a video report from the southern Israeli kibbutz of Nahal Oz across the border with the Gaza Strip, on October 19, 2018

Hamas issues, then revokes, media restrictions on Gaza coverage

Palestinians working with foreign media were ordered not to report about Gazans killed by misfired rockets

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Palestinian Territories
Trucks carrying fuel entering Kerem Shalom crossing on the Israeli Gaza border, southern Israel, on August 8, 2022.

After the fighting, Israel tries to bolster an 'economic peace'

Gazans allowed to enter Israel again for work and medical treatment as border crossings reopen

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Palestinian Territories
Relatives mourn during the funeral of four teenage Palestinians from the Najm family in Jabalia in the northern Gaza Strip on August 8, 2022

Popular support for Hamas, PIJ is fading, says Gazan mother

46 Palestinians including 15 children were killed in Gaza during the three days of conflict with Israel

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Palestinian Territories
Palestinians evacuate an injured gunman following a raid by Israeli forces of a house in Nablus in the West Bank, on August 9, 2022.

Key militant killed in West Bank raid a Palestinian symbol

'I am surrounded. I won't forsake my weapons. I'm going to be martyred. Pray for me,' Nabulsi said

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Palestinian Territories
Palestinian youths clash with Israeli troops raiding the West Bank city of Nablus, on August 9, 2022.

Wanted Palestinian suspect eliminated during Israel's raid in Nablus

At least 30 people reported wounded

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Palestinian Territories
Palestinians carry the bodies of four teenage Palestinians from the Najm family, during their funeral in Jabalia in the northern Gaza Strip on August 8, 2022.

Gaza clears rubble, buries dead as truce with Israel holds

'We received the news of the ceasefire with joy and happiness, and we went back to our work,' says a Gazan

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Palestinian Territories
Kerem Shalom crossing at Israel-Gaza border, August 8, 2022.

Gaza's sole power plant restarts after 2-day stoppage

'The plant has started working to generate electricity'

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Palestinian Territories
A Palestinian man carries his daughter after evacuating his home during an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City, on August 7, 2022

More Gaza civilians killed by PIJ rockets than by military strikes - Israeli army

Palestinian Health Ministry reported 44 killed and 360 wounded

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Palestinian Territories
Palestinian security forces and trucks seen at the Kerem Shalom crossing, the main passage point for goods entering Gaza, in the southern Gaza Strip, on August 11, 2020, after it was closed by Israeli authorities.

Israel opening Gaza crossings for humanitarian purposes

Full reopening of border crossings could take place later in the day depending on security situation

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Palestinian Territories
Soldiers with Israel's military carry out an operation in the West Bank city Jenin on April 26, 2022.

Israel demolishes homes of terrorists in West Bank

The two terrorists carried out a deadly axe rampage in central Israel in May

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Palestinian Territories
Rockets being fired by the Palestinian Islamic Jihad toward Israel from the Gaza Strip, on August 6, 2022.

Rockets from Gaza break ceasefire, minutes after going into effect

Sirens heard in Sderot shortly after Israel ends final operations, no subsequent Israeli strikes reported

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Palestinian Territories
This picture taken on August 6, 2022 shows a view of a fuel silo at the Nuseirat natural gas power station, the sole plant operating in the Palestinian Gaza Strip.

Gaza's sole power plant shuts down due to lack of fuel

The site operates largely on diesel deliveries from Israel, which closed the border crossings with Gaza

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Palestinian Territories
Palestinian Islamic Jihad militant group take part in a demonstration marking Palestinian Prisoners' Day in Rafah, in the southern Gaza strip, April 17, 2022.

Islamic Jihad confirms Gaza truce with Israel, expected to begin at 11:30 p.m.

Israeli officials reportedly confirmed the 11:30 p.m. ceasefire shortly after the announcement

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Masked members of the al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas, march during a rally in Gaza City, Gaza Strip, on July 20, 2022.

Hamas pushing PIJ to accept ceasefire with Israel

Several outlets reported an agreement was reached for a Sunday, 8 p.m. local time ceasefire

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Palestinian Territories
Youths crawl while holding wooden mock rifles during a military summer training camp organized by the Palestinian Islamic Jihad group, in Gaza City, Gaza, on June 28, 2021.

Explainer: Hamas vs. Islamic Jihad, Gaza's terrorist factions

While both groups reject Israel’s right to exist, there are differences between Gaza's two terrorist factions

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Palestinian Territories
View of the Jordan Valley in the West Bank, on July 4, 2022.

Jewish NGO allocates funds to buy Palestinian-owned land

Israel declared the land a closed military zone in 1969, but allowed Jewish settlers to farm it years later

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Palestinian Territories
Sunday, June 4, 2017, a father and his children ride their donkey cart past the idled Gaza power plant at Nusseirat, in the central Gaza Strip

Israel border closure may force Gaza power plant to shutdown - official

Fuel for the power plant is usually trucked in from Egypt or Israel

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Palestinian Territories
Armed Palestinian militants of Islamic Jihad take part in the funeral of two men shot dead by Israeli security forces during their funeral in Jenin, in the West Bank, March 1, 2022.

Top Islamic Jihad official threatens to attack center of Israel

'We have every right to bomb Israel with our most advanced weapons, and make the occupier pay a heavy price'