Palestine

Israel reopens opens border crossings to Gaza

Israel opened the Kerem Shalom goods crossing and the Erez crossing with Gaza, just four days after shuttering them following a Palestinian rocket attack that sparked retaliatory strikes. The move followed efforts to prevent an …

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Hamas-Israel ceasefire holds after night of violence

A ceasefire agreement between Hamas and Israel appears to be holding following one of the worst days in violence in the Gaza Strip since the 2014 Gaza war. Hamas said that armed groups in the Gaza Strip had agreed to a deal with Israel …

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Israel strikes boat moored in Gaza

Israeli aircraft destroyed a boat moored in Gaza city this morning, local residents said.  The Israeli military said aircraft had struck "military targets belonging to the Hamas terror organization’s naval force" …

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Palestine's Abbas staying in hospital

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's condition was improving and he could leave hospital as early as Tuesday, a senior official and a medical source said. Abbas, 83, was admitted to the Istishari Arab Hospital near …

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Erdogan discusses Palestine with world leaders

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Wednesday spoke with the leaders of a number of countries, including Germany, Iran, Indonesia, Qatar and Sudan and urged the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member countries to …

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Turkey expels Israeli envoys

Israeli ambassador to Ankara left Turkey amid growing tensions over the aggravating situation in Gaza.  In addition, Turkey's Foreign Ministry told Israel's consul general in Istanbul Yosef Levi Sfari to …

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Palestinian ambassador to US recalled

The Palestinian envoy to the United States Husom Zomlot was recalled in protest over the US moving its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Palestine's foreign ministry statement said the decision …

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Erdogan: history to judge US and Israel

Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused the United States of stoking violence in the Middle East with its embassy move. Erdogan said "history will judge" the Trump administration’s …

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