Gaza Strip


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Defense
Rockets are fired toward Israel from Rafah, in the Gaza Strip, on August 7, 2022.

Report: UN official demoted after condemning Gazan rocket fire

Israeli official says incident shows UN hypocrisy

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Defense
An Israeli airstrike on the city of Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, August 7, 2022.

Israel delayed Gaza operation to avoid endangering Palestinian girl

'Fighters acted morally and professionally, just as we educate for and expect of our soldiers'

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Diplomacy
La porte-parole du ministère russe des Affaires étrangères, Maria Zakharova, lors d'un briefing sur la politique étrangère à Moscou, en Russie, le 12 mars 2021

Russia’s Foreign Ministry accuses Israel of using ‘disproportionate force’ in Gaza

Moscow also criticized Israeli gov't for 'triggering widespread protests in the West Bank' over Nablus raid

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Defense
Un terroriste du Djihad islamique

Israel extends detention of Islamic Jihad West Bank leader Bassam Saadi

'I don’t want to simply promise they won’t be released. We don’t hold people in prison for nothing'

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Diplomacy
Le ministre de la Défense Benny Gantz rencontre le Coordonnateur spécial des Nations Unies pour le processus de paix au Moyen-Orient, Tor Wennesland, le 26 avril 2021

UN envoy visits jailed Islamic Jihad leader, warns Israel-Gaza truce ‘very fragile’

Last week, a UN team also visited Saadi’s family in the West Bank city of Jenin

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Diplomacy
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (L) meets with his Israeli counterpart Yair Lapid in Moscow on September 9, 2021.

Russian embassy in Egypt condemns Lapid over Israel's operation in Gaza

The embassy accused Israel's premier of 'complete disregard and contempt for the lives of Palestinians'

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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
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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Diplomacy
The US ambassador to the UN, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, speaks with other diplomats at a Security Council meeting at United Nations headquarters on April 11, 2022 in New York City, US.

UN Security Council holds meeting on Gaza-Israel tensions

US ambassador supports 'Israel's right to defend its people against terrorist threats'

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Diplomacy
Israel's Foreign Minister Yair Lapid, (L), with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at Al-Ahadiya Palace in Cairo, December 9, 2021.

Lapid speaks to Egypt's Sisi after Gaza operation

Lapid to Sisi: 'Egypt has a most important role in preserving regional stability and security'

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Defense
Le ministre de la Défense, Benny Gantz, et le chef d'état-major de l'armée israélienne, Aviv Kohavi, en visite en Cisjordanie, le 2 août 2022.

'Israel launched Gaza operation to foil rocket strike on civilian bus'

IDF source says decision to launch operation taken Thursday evening

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Defense
FILE: Chief of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Gen. Hossein Salami speaks at a ceremony in Tehran, Iran, on Nov. 2, 2019.

Iran Guards chief says Palestinians 'not alone' in fight against Israel

Israel 'once again showed its occupying and aggressive nature'

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Defense
An Israeli airstrike on the city of Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, August 7, 2022.

Analysis: A significant tactical victory, but no strategic outcome

Israel's achievement is impressive but the next round is just around the corner

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Defense
Israel's Iron Dome air defense system launches a missile to intercept rockets fired from the Gaza Strip, on the outskirts of the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon, on August 7, 2022

Foreign interest rises as Israel's Iron Dome shows improved success rate

Parts of Iron Dome have already been sold to countries like Canada, Britain, the Czech Republic and Slovakia

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Defense
Rockets are fired toward Israel from Rafah, in the Gaza Strip, on August 7, 2022.

Analysis: With the guns silent, a new dispute arises

Some 25 Islamic Jihad operatives were killed in the three-day Israeli Operation 'Breaking Dawn'

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Defense
Marche de protestation appelant à la libération des défunts soldats israéliens Oron Shaul, Hadar Goldin près de la frontière israélienne avec Gaza, dans le sud d'Israël, le 5 août 2022

Operation 'Breaking Dawn' can help release of Israeli hostages in Gaza

‘The issue of captives is high on Prime Minister Lapid's priority list’

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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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Defense
A handout picture provided by the Iranian Presidency shows the Secretary-General of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad Movement, Ziad al-Nakhala, in Tehran, Iran, on August 04, 2022.

PIJ leader warns of resuming fighting if Israel breaks ceasefire deal

Ziyad al-Nakhala also thanked Iran for supporting Palestinian Islamic Jihad

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Diplomacy
US President Joe Biden delivers a statement upon his arrival at Israel's Ben Gurion Airport in Lod near Tel Aviv, on July 13, 2022.

Biden welcomes ceasefire, supports 'timely' probe into civilian deaths

Biden urges 'all parties to fully implement the ceasefire'

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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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Society
An areal view of the beach in the coastal city of Ashkelon, Israel, on June 1, 2019.

Israel tourism industry offers free vacations to residents living near Gaza border

Residents of towns near Gaza Strip border have been living under rocket fire for 3 days

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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 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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Defense
Israel's Prime Minister Yair Lapid (L), Defense Minister Benny Gantz visit the Southern Command, Israel, on August 7, 2022.

Israel: PM Lapid, Defense Minister Gantz visit southern border

Lapid and Gantz spoke with soldiers serving at the site

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Defense
Israel Defense Forces Artillery Corps seen near the Israeli border with Gaza on August 6, 2022.

Analysis: The thin line between achievement and miscalculation

Coming hours will determine if Israel and Gaza are headed for an escalation or restoration of calm