Gaza


Family of Hamas Hostage Turns to U.N. for Help

The family of Avraham “Avera” Mengistu, an Israeli citizen held captive by Hamas terrorists for three years, appealed in person to the United Nations on Monday to intervene on their…

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Like Israel, Islamic Jihad on ‘High Alert’

Matching Israel’s increased security alert status, Islamic Jihad has placed its terror operatives “on the highest security footing,” the London-based Al-Hayat daily newspaper reported Tuesday. Maariv quoted the report as…

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COGAT Calls for Marshall Plan in Gaza

The Israeli officer in charge of Gaza affairs has called for a “Marshall Plan” for substantial economic aid to the Gaza Strip to alleviate hardship and improve prospects for peace,…

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PA Retakes Control of Gaza Border Crossings

For the first time in over a decade, Palestinian Authority police on Wednesday took control of the border crossings into and out of Gaza, on the Gaza side of the…

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Tension on Gaza Border After Tunnel Blast

Israeli forces were on alert Monday night as the death toll in the Gaza tunnel destroyed by the IDF earlier in the day continued to rise and terrorists in the…

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UNRWA Discovers Tunnel Under Gaza School

The U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in Gaza revealed on Sunday that it recently found a tunnel underneath a school building that…

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Gaza to Get Second Cellular Network, From Qatar

A Palestinian cellular provider said Monday it will soon expand coverage from Yehudah and Shomron to the Gaza Strip. Palestinian and Qatari officials attended the announcement event at a Gaza…

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Security Forces Nab Shooting Gloves Destined for Gaza

Security officials early Monday seized thousands of pairs of shooting gloves, used to protect the hands of shooters from heat when shooting rifles or semi-automatic weapons at high speeds. The…

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