A French consular employee has been arrested and accused of smuggling weapons from Gaza and into the West Bank.
A high-ranking leader of the Free Gaza Movement, a coalition of human rights activists and pro-Palestinian groups formed to challenge the Israeli-Egyptian blockade of the Gaza Strip, appears to have corroborated Israel’s previously challenged version of the 2010 Gaza flotilla raid that resulted in the death of 10 Turkish activists.
Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah survived an assassination attempt in Gaza on Tuesday, the Palestinian Authority said after an apparent roadside bomb targeted his motorcade.
The Palestinian Authority has announced it will not attend a meeting at the White House this week to discuss humanitarian issues in the Gaza Strip.
Khalid Omar Ali, a suspect from Thursday’s planned knife attack near British Prime Minister Theresa May’s office, was a member of a 2010 flotilla that sought to challenge an Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip.
JERUSALEM—While Israel’s attention is currently focused on the danger of tunnels being built by Hamas in the Gaza Strip that possibly extend under the border fence into Israel, security officials are warning about the possibility of thousands of Gazans coming over the top of the border fence in an attempt to find work in Israel.
JERUSALEM—Eight Hamas militants were killed in Gaza Tuesday when a tunnel they were digging near the Israeli border collapsed in heavy rains, according to a report on Israel Radio, which cited Palestinian sources.
A new Iranian-backed terror group is making inroads in the Gaza Strip and West Bank, where it operates underground with the potential capacity to deliver devastating attacks to Israel, according to regional experts who have been investigating the organization’s rise.
JERUSALEM—Two Israeli citizens, an Ethiopian immigrant and a Bedouin, are being held prisoner by Hamas after separately crossing the border into Gaza months ago on their own volition, Israeli officials said Thursday after a gag order was lifted by the courts.