The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

After initially blocking the transport of coronavirus vaccines, Israel has now allowed the Palestinian Authority to supply Gaza with 1,000 doses of the vaccine.

Life in Gaza, controlled by the Islamist group Hamas since 2007, was mentally taxing even before the novel coronavirus outbreak brought additional hardship, including nightly curfews and tight movement restrictions.

Israeli pipeline company to transport UAE oil to Europe

The New Arab Staff

Israeli pipeline company to transport UAE oil to Europe

The Israeli company EAPC has announce a deal which will allow the transport of oil from the UAE to Europe through Israeli ports, bypassing Egypt’s Suez Canal.

Israel to propose Saudi-Israel oil pipeline

The New Arab Staff

Israel to propose Saudi-Israel oil pipeline

Israel is considering extending its Eilat-Ashkelon pipeline 700 kilometres southeast to the Yanbu oil refineries in Saudi Arabia.

Gaza baby denied life-saving heart surgery dies

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Gaza baby denied life-saving heart surgery dies

Eight-month-old Omar Yaghi died after being unable to travel for life-saving heart surgery, due to the Palestinian Authority cutting ties with ...

The New Arab & agencies

Last Israeli farmers leave enclave after Jordan deal ends

Israeli farmers have left the Jordanian agricultural centre of Ghumar, which was occupied by Israel in 1967.

The New Arab

Israel lifts border crossing, fishing restrictions on Gaza: officials

Israel will re-open two border crossings and Gaza's fishing zone after they were closed in response to attacks from the enclave.

Tareq Hajjaj and Pam Bailey

Eyes 'common target' of Israeli snipers at Gaza's March

To date, Gaza's Ministry of Health reports that 50 protesters have been shot in the eye by Israeli soldiers since the demonstrations began last ...

The New Arab

Construction to begin on new American hospital in Gaza

Equipment for a new hospital has arrived in the besieged Gaza strip as part of the ceasefire reached between Israel and Hamas earlier this year.

Israeli police 'plant rifle' in Palestinian house

The New Arab

Israeli police 'plant rifle' in Palestinian house

Samer Sleiman discovered his house featured on an Israeli crime show when neighbours told him the series final episode depicts police ...

The New Arab & agencies

'Last chance' to avoid war between Israel and Gaza

Nikolay Mladenov, the UN envoy to the Middle East, said parties must 'consolidate the understandings' of the ceasefire on a Monday visit to Gaza.

Israel reopens Gaza crossings after pre-Ramadan violence

The New Arab

Israel reopens Gaza crossings after pre-Ramadan violence

Israel has reopened its crossings with the besieged Gaza Strip after a restoration of calm that followed a pre-Ramadan flare up of violence.

Israel expands fishing zone in Gaza as tensions ease

The New Arab

Israel expands fishing zone in Gaza as tensions ease

Israel has expanded the permitted fishing zone in Gaza in line with a ceasefire agreement signed between Israel and Hamas.

Israel reopens Gaza crossings amid border protests

The New Arab

Israel reopens Gaza crossings amid border protests

The Erez crossing for people and the Kerem Shalom crossing for goods reopened on Sunday morning, according to a spokeswoman for COGAT.

Gaza movie star's Sundance dreams quashed by Israeli-Egyptian blockade

The New Arab & agencies

Gaza movie star's Sundance dreams quashed by Israeli-Egyptian blockade

A new documentary called 'Gaza' is hitting the screens at the Sundance Film Festival this week, but one of its main stars won't be attending due ...

The New Arab

Remembering the Palestinian athletes maimed by Israeli aggression

Dozens of Palestinians have had seen their promising athletic careers cut short by Israeli aggression. Here's a look at some of their stories.

The New Arab & agencies

Qatari aid to besieged Gaza expected in coming days

Under an informal truce agreement Israel has allowed Qatar to bring in aid to Gaza, including $15 million a month to pay salaries of civil ...

The New Arab & agencies

How undercover Israeli troops were easily spotted by Hamas

Hamas security officials recall catching an undercover Israeli vehicle carrying out a secret operation in the besieged Gaza Strip.

The New Arab & agencies

Israel reopens people, goods crossings to Gaza after lull

Four days after shuttering the country's goods and people border, Israeli authorities reopened them following efforts to prevent an escalation ...

Palestinian teen dead after struck by Israeli gas canister

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinian teen dead after struck by Israeli gas canister

The 15-year-old Ahmed Abu Habel died on Wednesday after being struck in the head near a checkpoint between Israel and the Gaza Strip.

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli forces shoot dead two Gazans on border

Israeli security forces shot dead two Palestinians along the Gaza border on Tuesday evening, the health ministry in the Palestinian enclave said ...

Israel closes only people crossing with Gaza after protest

The New Arab

Israel closes only people crossing with Gaza after protest

The sole crossing for those living in the blockaded Gaza Strip was closed by the Israeli army on Wednesday, after a protest broke out the ...

Israel to reopen <em>Erez</em> border crossing with Gaza

The New Arab & agencies

Israel to reopen Erez border crossing with Gaza

Israel's Defence Minister announced that Erez crossing will be reopened as "calm" returns to Gaza's border with Israel.

Israel closes border crossing with Gaza: official

The New Arab & agencies

Israel closes border crossing with Gaza: official

The Erez crossing had opened just last week to allow goods to reach the blockaded Gaza Strip.

Most Popular

Most Popular