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Israeli military strikes Gaza Strip amid protests at border

The Israeli military has conducted air attacks on the blockaded Gaza Strip, where demonstrators have had confrontations for days with Israeli troops along the separation fence.

Gaza dialysis services collapsing amid Israeli siege: Health ministry

The Gaza Strip's Health Ministry has issued a stern warning about the imminent collapse of dialysis services at hospitals due to Israel’s blockade of the Palestinian territory.

Israel strikes Gaza Strip after border violence

The Israeli military has announced it launched an air raid on the Gaza Strip, following violence at a border rally in which, health officials said, multiple Palestinians were wounded.

Blast kills 5 at Gaza rally marking 2005 Israel pullout

At least five Palestinians have been killed and 25 others wounded in an explosion next to the separation fence along the Israeli frontier with the Gaza Strip, the Ministry of Health in the besieged enclave has confirmed. The cause of the blast was not immediately known.

Gaza exports to resume after Israel agrees to reopen key crossing

Israel will reopen the main commercial crossing to Gaza on Sunday after a few days of closure that was imposed earlier this week.

Israel halts Gaza exports after “explosives found”

Israel has suspended all commercial goods leaving the Gaza Strip after an alleged attempt to smuggle explosives, the Israeli army announced in a statement.

Gaza students face shortened terms after UN cuts hit education services

More than 300,000 students in Gaza return to school in late August, all of them attending facilities set up by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). Officials at UN refugee agency warn $200m shortfall in funds could lead to ending the school term earlier than expected.

UN schools in Gaza start school year, uncertain due to funding crisis

Students in the Gaza Strip began their new school term on Sunday, but it is unclear if they will be able to complete the year uninterrupted due to a funding crisis at the United Nations' Palestinian refugee agency.

Israel says won’t criminally charge officers for 2021 Gaza assault

Israel’s army announced it has “disciplined” five officers for their actions during the deadly raid on the besieged Gaza Strip in 2021 but will not file criminal charges against them.

Donor countries provide $107mn out of $300mn needed for Palestinians

The United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees has raised just $107mn in new funds for Palestinians, falling significantly short of the $300mn it needs to continue helping millions of people in Israeli-occupied territories and refugee camps in neighbouring countries. UNRWA provides services to nearly six million Palestinian refugees but is on the verge of financial collapse, the UN chief warns.

Israel and Palestinian groups in Gaza reach shaky truce

Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad in Gaza have agreed to a truce, officially in place since 10 pm (19:00 GMT), Palestinian officials have confirmed, signaling an end to the worst episode of the cross-border fire since a 10-day war in 2021. The clashes have claimed the lives of more than 30 Palestinians including women and children.

Palestine says hundreds displaced by Israeli onslaught

Almost 800 Palestinians have been displaced by the Israeli onslaught on the Gaza Strip, which began on Tuesday, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Social Development.

Israel kills 2 Palestinians in WB, pounds several sites in Gaza

Israeli soldiers have fatally shot two Palestinians and injured several others in a raid on the Balata refugee camp near the occupied West Bank city of Nablus. Israeli fighter jets also launched a fresh round of strikes on several locations in the Gaza Strip on Saturday, the fifth consecutive day of its air raids against the besieged enclave.

Netanyahu attacked Gaza to divert attention away from Israeli crisis: Nasrallah

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has launched a deadly campaign of bombardment and assassinations in the Gaza Strip in an attempt to divert attention away from the crisis in Israel, Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah, the secretary of Hezbollah, has stated.

Top Palestinian commander killed in Israeli strike on Gaza

At least two Palestinians, including a senior leader of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ), have been killed and several others wounded on the fourth consecutive day of Israeli bombardment on the Gaza Strip, Palestinian medical officials have confirmed.

French says gravely concerned over developments in Gaza

The French Foreign Minister says Paris is gravely concerned over what is unfolding in the Gaza Strip.

Fourth Palestinian military commander killed in Israeli raid on Gaza as ceasefire falters

Israel has staged more airstrikes on the besieged Gaza Strip for a third consecutive day, killing several Palestinians, including another top commander of the Islamic Jihad. At least 24 Palestinians, including women and children, have been killed during the recent Israeli escalation against the besieged enclave so far.

Three killed in fresh Israeli attacks on Gaza, Palestinians respond with dozens of rockets

At least three Palestinians have been killed in Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip for a second straight day, according to Palestinian health officials. A barrage of rockets has been fired from the Gaza Strip towards the occupied territories as sirens warning of incoming rocket fire sounded in Tel Aviv, as well as in central and southern Israel.

Israel attack on Gaza kills 2 more Palestinians

Two more Palestinians were killed in a fresh Israeli airstrike on the southern Gaza Strip on Tuesday. The Gaza health ministry confirmed that the two men were killed in an air raid on a vehicle in Khan Yunis.

Iran calls for Islamic coordination and deterrence against Israel

The spokesman for the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has called on the Islamic countries to take immediate, effective, deterrent and coordinated action to stop the Israel’s “killing machine and crimes.”

Over a dozen Palestinians, including Islamic Jihad leaders, killed in Israeli raid on Gaza

Twelve people have been killed in Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip in what Israel’s military says was the targeting of members of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad movement. The Palestinian group has confirmed three of its leaders were killed, adding their wives and children are among the dead.

Iran condemns Israel’s attacks on Lebanon and Gaza

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani has strongly condemned the Israel's attacks against civilian targets in southern Lebanon and the Gaza Strip.

Study: Gaza war showed Israel has to pay double price for any future adventurism

A research by Iranian parliamentarians underscores the Palestinian resistance movement’s firm military response to Tel Aviv’s latest onslaught on Gaza, saying the regime found out during the flare-up that it will have to pay “a double price” for any act of adventurism in the future.

Iran FM: Zionists only understand language of power

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian says the language of power is the only thing the Zionists understand.

Israel raids Gaza for second time in a week

Israel has carried out air raids in central Gaza for the second time this week, according to witnesses. The Israeli military has claimed its fighter jets attacked an underground complex used to produce rocket engines.

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