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The shooting occurred Friday as three fishermen were fishing near the Gaza-Egypt maritime frontier.

Comment: Negotiations between Hamas and Israel to de-escalate in exchange for providing medical aid to Gaza could contribute to further sidelining the Palestinian Authority, writes Sarah Daoud.

Palestinian-American family stranded by coronavirus in Gaza return home

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Palestinian-American family stranded by coronavirus in Gaza return home

Florida couple were finally able to return to the US after being stuck in Gaza due to Covid-19.

Israel strikes Hamas positions in Gaza over fire balloons

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Israel strikes Hamas positions in Gaza over fire balloons

Israel said it carried out overnight strikes on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip after incendiary balloons were launched across the ...

Israel closes Gaza goods crossing over balloon attacks

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Israel closes Gaza goods crossing over balloon attacks

Israel has closed its goods crossing with the besieged Gaza Strip after Hamas fired rockets into the Mediterranean.

Yousra Samir Imran

Desperate and trapped, Gaza's youth turn to suicide

Amid growing desperation, Gaza is in the grip of a suicide crisis.

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Egyptian soldiers killed and injured in IS Sinai attack

An unspecified number of Egyptian soldiers and IS-affiliated militants have been killed and injured in clashes close to the border city ...

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Gaza records its 'first' coronavirus-related death

Palestinians recorded the first coronavirus-related death in Gaza, increasing the total virus deaths inside Palestinian territories to five.

Amr Salahi

Thousands of Palestinians stranded by coronavirus appeal for repatriation

Thousands of Palestinians, most of them students, have been left stranded and out of pocket around the world as Arab countries refuse them leave ...

Gaza opens Egypt crossing to returnees despite coronavirus concerns

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Gaza opens Egypt crossing to returnees despite coronavirus concerns

One-way traffic into the coastal enclave through the Rafah crossing would be allowed for the coming four days, Gaza's interior ministry ...

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Palestinian groups cancel border protests over coronavirus concerns

Organisers cancelled the Great March of Return's second anniversary rally amid concerns the novel coronavirus will spread throughout the ...

Gaza medics switching focus from <em>border</em> protests to coronavirus

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Gaza medics switching focus from border protests to coronavirus

With Gaza's era-defining border marches likely on hold, healthcare workers in the densely-populated coastal enclave are now gearing up ...

Coronavirus under occupation: Why Palestine's situation is unique

Diana Alghoul

Coronavirus under occupation: Why Palestine's situation is unique

Palestinians are in a unique situation as the coronavirus spreads, facing not only a pandemic but also military occupation, a siege and ...

Coronavirus means Israel controls life and death in Gaza

Muhammad Shehada

Coronavirus means Israel controls life and death in Gaza

Comment: Israel's blockade already compromises the functioning of Gaza's healthcare. A global pandemic could bring it to breaking point, writes ...

Egypt's Sinai set to host Israeli music festival

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Egypt's Sinai set to host Israeli music festival

Egyptian authorities have agreed to provide security for the festival, as well as medical assistance, as relations with Israel enter a ...

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt begins building concrete wall along Gaza border

Dozens of workers aided by cranes could be seen erecting the structure, which will stretch from Gaza's south-eastern tip to the Rafah crossing with Egypt.

The New Arab

Egyptian soldiers killed in coordinated IS Sinai attacks

Attacks on military and security targets in Rafah and Sheikh Zuweid killed four soldiers, including an officer, as Egypt’s military ...

Muhammad Shehada

How Israel turned the occupation into a moneymaking enterprise

Comment: Israel is looking stop the Palestinian Authority economically disengaging from its occupier, writes Muhammad Shehada.

The New Arab

'Israeli air strikes' Egypt's Sinai following IS attack

Israel struck the city of Rafah and the outskirts of Sheikh Zuweid in the northern Sinai, near the border with the besieged ...

Palestinian protester shot dead by Israeli troops in Gaza

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Palestinian protester shot dead by Israeli troops in Gaza

A Palestinian man has been killed during a protest on the Gaza border.

The New Arab

Egypt shoots down 'Hamas drone' from Gaza

Egypt's army shot down a Palestinian drone it alleges entered the airspace of North Sinai from Gaza.

Rockets fired from Gaza fall short, wound seven Palestinians

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Rockets fired from Gaza fall short, wound seven Palestinians

Seven Palestinians have been wounded after rockets fired from the Gaza Strip fell short of their targets in Israel, instead landing inside the ...

This Egyptian company profits from the blockade of Gaza

Muhammad Shehada

This Egyptian company profits from the blockade of Gaza

Comment: With Gaza under a crippling Israeli-Egyptian siege, an Egyptian company is profiting charges thousands of dollars for 'dignified ...

#TheBigRide: Hundreds cycle through London, Manchester to support Palestinians

Sarah Khalil

#TheBigRide: Hundreds cycle through London, Manchester to support Palestinians

Some 400 activists cycled through the British cities of Manchester and London to raise money for a charity supporting Palestinian children in ...

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