Gaza, Gaza Strip Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Egypt opens Rafah crossing for first time in three monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Jerusalem Post

    Since the ouster of Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood in 2013, Cairo has seldom opened the Rafah crossing. For the first time in more than three months, Egypt opened the Rafah crossing, to allow some 2,500 Gazans to partake in the annual hajj pilgrimage to Mecca.

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  2. Israel Releases 5 Palestinian Journalists in West Bank and GazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Democracy Now

    And in the Israeli-occupied territories, five Palestinian journalists were released from Israeli custody Monday in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip. The journalists were arrested by Israeli authorities last week on charges of "leaking sensitive information to enemy groups."

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  3. Plight of people in Gaza takes centre stage at Gasyard FestivalRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Derry Today

    A leading human rights expert has told an audience in Derry that the humanitarian crisis in Gaza is being exacerbated by the continued restrictions on movement imposed by the Israeli government. Tania Hary is an Israeli-US citizen and the executive director of Israeli human rights organisation Gisha, the Legal Centre for Freedom of Movement.

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  4. UNRWA Says Tunnels Under Gaza School Now SealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | The Jewish Press

    US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley visits at a terror tunnel built by Hamas on the border of Israel with the Gaza Strip, June 8, 2017. At the time, UNRWA spokesperson Chris Gunness issued a statement saying that the tunnel had been discovered beneath two adjacent schools, the Maghazi Elementary Boys A&B School, and the Maghazi Preparatory Boys School, both inside the Maghazi refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip.

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  5. Where is Israel?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | American Thinker

    As the president sends his envoys back to Israel and the Palestinian territories, the usual flood of voices has offered advice do this, do that, say this, say that. Whatever.

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  6. UNRWA closes Hamas tunnel under schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Jerusalem Post

    Young Palestinians advance through a tunnel during a military exercise organized by Hamas, east of Gaza City, last year. UNRWA has sealed a Hamas tunnel it found two months ago that the terrorist group had built under its two of its boys school in the Maghazi refugee camp in the Gaza Strip.

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  7. Hamdallah makes appeal in rare meeting with Hamas lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Jerusalem Post

    In a rare meeting with Hamas-affiliated lawmakers, Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on Monday called on Hamas to dissolve its administrative committee in the Gaza Strip and allow the PA to take over governing responsibilities in the territory, according to official PA media. Hamdallah's appeal to Hamas, which controls Gaza, comes as Hamas and the Fatah-dominated PA are at loggerheads.

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  8. Rafah Border Crossing - " Mohamed El HorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Egypt Today

    The crossing is opened from August 14-17. Palestinian Minister of Endowments and Religious Affairs Youssef Deabes told press that the total number of Palestinians crossing for pilgrimage is 2,640.

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  9. Palestinian PM, Hamas delegation discuss ways of ending divisionRead the original story

    Monday Aug 14 | Xinhuanet

    Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on Monday held talks with a Hamas delegation to discuss ways to end rift and enhance Palestinian unity. During the meeting, Hamdallah urged the Hamas movement, that has ruled the Gaza Strip since 2007, to accept the initiative of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas for achieving Palestinian unity, the Palestinian news agency WAFA reported.

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  10. Palestinian Authority to free arrested journalists - lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | The Times of Israel

    The Palestinian Authority decided to release five journalists on Monday after arresting them last week, their lawyer said, a day after political rivals, the terrorist Hamas group, released a PA-linked reporter. The five, including from Hamas-linked media, had been arrested in the West Bank on accusations of "leaking sensitive information to enemy groups."

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  11. Egypt opens Gaza crossing for hajj pilgrimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | The Times of Israel

    Egypt reopened its border with the Gaza Strip Monday for the first time in months to allow Muslims from the Palestinian enclave to travel to Mecca for the hajj pilgrimage, authorities said. "The crossing was reopened this morning for four days in one direction for 2,500 pilgrims," Hisham Adwan, director of information at the crossings authority of the Hamas-run interior ministry, said.

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  12. Hamas denies existence of tunnels under civilian buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | The Times of Israel

    Though IDF provided exact coordinates for entrances into passageways, terror group says claim is part of plan to legitimize targeting innocents Cranes and other machinery are seen on the Israeli side of the border with Gaza Strip, on September 8, 2016. The Hamas terror group on Monday denied Israeli allegations that it has built attack tunnels entrances under the homes of Gazan civilians, claiming that the Israeli accusation is meant to lay the groundwork for attacks against residential buildings in any future conflict.

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  13. Netanyahu prepares to strengthen role of security cabinetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | The Times of Israel

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan and Intelligence and Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz during a cabinet meeting in Jerusalem in 2016, file photo The Justice Ministry is preparing a draft amendment to Israel's Basic law that would allow the prime minister to declare war or order a military operation that could lead to war with the approval only of the 10-member security cabinet. The bill would have the full cabinet authorize the security cabinet to make decisions about going to war or taking steps that could lead to war.

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  14. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein - UN Photo - Jean-Marc FerrRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | Egypt Today

    The statement was published on OHCHR's official website. It describes the current situation in Gaza by saying, "At the height of summer, with soaring temperatures, electricity provision has not risen above six hours per day since the beginning of the current crisis in April, and has often been under four hours."

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  15. No laptops, food or toiletries for Palestinians crossing ErezRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | Egypt Today

    Furthermore, the organization reported on its website that its coordinators received the new guidelines by email from the Gaza Coordination and Liaison Administration , which is responsible for implementing the policy of the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories at the Erez crossing. Gisha further mentioned that these instructions were not published anywhere, including on the "Status of Closure Authorizations", where all new directives are usually published.

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  16. Return of the Raptor | PAK-FA, now the Su-57 | Dhanush howitzer fails field trialsRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 13 | Defence Industry Daily

    Israeli intelligence has released information indicating how Hamas is using newly constructed residential buildings in Gaza to disguise the expansion of underground tunnels and command centers, prompting a possible future round of military action in the blockaded Palestinian territory. The briefing described two homes carefully mapped out by military intelligence that the IDF's Southern Commander Maj.

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  17. PM appoints new national security adviser: Meir Ben-ShabbatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | The Times of Israel

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Sunday that Meir Ben-Shabbat would be taking over as head of the National Security Council later this week, filling a role that has been vacant since 2015. Ben-Shabbat, who previously served as a senior official in the Shin Bet security service, is scheduled to begin in the position on Tuesday, Netanyahu said at the start of this week's cabinet meeting.

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  18. Why Is Israel Spending $800 Million on a New Wall?Read the original story

    Friday Aug 11 | Yahoo!

    President Donald Trump has said repeatedly he is an admirer of Israel's controversial wall building program, and the Middle Eastern country is giving him another structure to envy-Israel's army has announced construction details of a new underground wall to run along the country's border with Gaza. The $800 million barrier will stretch across the country's 40-mile frontier with the territory, measuring 19 feet high, but also delving 131 feet underground, principally to counter the threat of attack tunnels dug by Hamas , the Islamist militant group that has controlled Gaza since 2007.

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  19. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: GazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | Scoop

    We are deeply concerned about the steady deterioration in the humanitarian conditions and the protection of human rights in Gaza. At the height of summer, with soaring temperatures, electricity provision has not risen above six hours per day since the beginning of the current crisis in April, and has often been under four hours.

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  20. Feature: Despair dominates youngsters amid deteriorating conditions in GazaRead the original story

    Friday Aug 11 | Xinhuanet

    Mahmoud Taha, a man in his mid-20s from the Gaza Strip, is dominated by despair due to the deteriorating conditions in the blockaded territory. The young man said he would drop out marriage as a life choice given his bad financial situation, adding that he sees no horizon for a better future.

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