Turkey has reportedly donated $850,000 in aid to Palestinians in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip, according to Turkish media reports.
GAZA (Reuters) – Hamas is struggling to meet its payroll in the Gaza Strip, where income from taxes has been badly hit since neighboring Egypt started destroying a network of tunnels used to smuggle food, fuel and weapons into the Islamist-run enclave.
The Egyptian military says that it is prepared to launch strikes in the Gaza Strip if Palestinian militants continue attacks troops stationed in the contentious Sinai region, according to reports.
Insurgents detonated car bombs in the Egyptian border town Rafah on Wednesday, killing four troops and injuring 20 other individuals.
The democratic revolution movement that toppled two Egyptian presidents has made its way to the Gaza Strip, where a Palestinian youth group is vowing to overthrow Hamas through popular a revolution on Nov. 11.
Six Egyptians were killed and 11 others wounded in several attacks by militants in the Sinai peninsula near Egypt’s borders with Israel and the Palestinian Gaza strip, medical sources said on Monday.
Two civilians, two army officers and two policemen were killed in at least 10 attacks in the province’s main northern cities of Rafah and El-Arish overnight against police stations and security and army checkpoints, according to the sources.
The latest violence there was the worst so far this month in terms of the number of attacks and victims in a single day.
The Hamas government in the Gaza Strip is threatening to shutter five Christian schools for allowing boys and girls to study in the same classroom, according to reports.
A group affiliated with a U.N. relief agency that has been accused of supporting anti-Israel views will host a 5K event to benefit the Gaza Strip — which is currently governed by terror group Hamas — next month.
For about $27, Palestinians in the Gaza Strip can have Kentucky Fried Chicken smuggled through an illicit underground smuggling tunnel connected to Egypt, according to reports.
Anti-Israel activists are preparing to launch another flotilla aimed at breaching Israel’s naval blockade of the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip three years after a similar endeavor led to a deadly encounter with Israeli soldiers.