H amas fired three rockets into Israel later in the evening, according to the Israeli military. Tensions are also growing between Hamas and Fatah, and Hamas is finding itself increasingly isolated. After Israel killed a senior militant on March 9, it was the relatively fringe group Islamic Jihad that fired at least rockets across Israel's border, allowing it to claim the mantle as the leader of the Palestinian military opposition — a title that once was an undisputed possession of Hamas. We want to stop the initiative to burn the tires because of the damage to the health of the protesters and the environment, despite its noble goal to stop the snipers from assassinating the peaceful protesters. Please refresh the page and retry. Food is allowed in, but aid agencies say families are not eating as much meat or fresh vegetables and fruit as they used to. Communities like Nahal Oz, an Israeli kibbutz a mile Gaza, have been living on high alert since a wave of mass Palestinian demonstrations along the fence began in late March.
Israel-Gaza truce ends worst fighting since 2009 war. Did Iran have a role?
Having lost their homes and livelihoods, around , people became dependent on U. The unicameral, seat PLC serves four-year terms. Political Pluralism and Participation: Netanyahu told Russian President Vladimir Putin last week that Israel would prevent Iran from entrenching itself militarily in Syria and from turning Lebanon into a base for manufacturing precision missiles for use against Israel. Israeli ultra orthodox Jews watch as Israeli police work at the scene after a Palestinian man rammed an excavator into a bus in Jerusalem, killing one person and lightly injuring five others, Aug.
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The rallies will be held at the sites of the demonstrations planned for Friday. If you have any problems viewing this article, please report it here. Palestinian brothers sit on the rubble of their house in front of an apartment block in part of the northern Beit Hanoun district of the Gaza Strip after a hour truce accepted by Israel and Hamas came into effect, Aug. On January 3, , thousands of Israeli troops, in three brigade-size formations, backed by tanks and attack helicopters, launched an offensive into the Gaza Strip. An Israeli soldier checks a tank near the border with Gaza August 2, The surge in violence followed mounting public criticism of Netanyahu over failure to counter a new Palestinian tactic:
This week, residents of Jewish settlements south of Jerusalem called on authorities to return the body of a year-old Palestinian to his family. In May , Hamas and Fatah agreed to form a national unity government that would organize presidential and parliamentary elections and increase security coordination, but negotiations on implementing the pact soon stalled. Drugs threaten to overwhelm Maghreb youth. Canada Canadians call on Trudeau to follow through with support for Gaza. All-out war narrowly avoided after Israel-Hamas ceasefire Egyptian-brokered ceasefire appears to be holding after two Palestinians killed in the latest escalation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. And Israel now routinely holds the bodies of Palestinian assailants who have been shot dead while attacking or threatening Israelis during a year-long wave of violence in Israel and the West Bank. One mortar hit a kindergarten yard just an hour before it was due to open for the day.