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Air raid sirens sounded in southern Israel near the Gaza Strip, which is controlled by Islamist group Hamas.

Israeli jets have bombed Gaza Wednesday morning just hours after the normalisation deal with Bahrain.

Gaza: De-escalation in exchange for health security

Sarah Daoud

Gaza: De-escalation in exchange for health security

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.

Israel-UAE 'peace plane' leaves suffering Gazans behind

Ramona Wadi

Israel-UAE 'peace plane' leaves suffering Gazans behind

Comment: As the Israeli-UAE 'peace' agreement takes centre stage, it deflects from a renewed siege on Gaza and the UN's failure to address ...

Unending blockade: Gaza ceasefire reinstates Israel's preferred status quo

Ali Adam

Unending blockade: Gaza ceasefire reinstates Israel's preferred status quo

Analysis: The truce reflects Israel's policy of maintaining the status quo in the Gaza Strip - a permanent blockade.

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Hamas announces deal to end Gaza-Israel escalation

Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas announced they have reached a Qatari-mediated deal to end more than three weeks of cross-border exchanges of fire with Israel.

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Israeli tanks target Hamas in Gaza after balloon attacks

Israel has bombed Gaza almost daily since August 6, in response to the airborne incendiary devices.

Ali Adam

Under blockade and bombs, Gazans fear Covid-19 disaster

Fear has gripped Gaza after the first community outbreak of Covid-19.

Malia Bouattia

International solidarity with Gaza must begin at home

Comment: As Israel confidently strikes Gaza with little international coverage or outrage, our responsibility is to apply pressure on complicit ...

Israel resumes bombing besieged Gaza amid virus

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Israel resumes bombing besieged Gaza amid virus

Warning sirens sounded before dawn in Israeli communities near the border as the pre-dawn air strikes and shelling prompted Hamas to launch a ...

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Israel continues Gaza strikes after Qatar joins mediation bid

Israel has continued its airstrikes on the besieged Gaza strip despite a Qatari envoy joining efforts to negotiate an end to the tensions.

Qatar envoy arrives in Gaza

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Qatar envoy arrives in Gaza

Mohammed el-Emadi arrived with $30 million to help the territory of two million people, half of whom live under the poverty line.

Hamas urges leaders to press Israel over Gaza blockade

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Hamas urges leaders to press Israel over Gaza blockade

Hamas in a statement called on the international community and "decision-makers in the region" to "break their silence to bring an end" to the ...

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Egyptian mediators due in Gaza after week of conflict

Egyptian mediators are expected to arrive in Gaza to try and calm clashes with Israel that have gone on for one week.

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Israel pounds Gaza as clashes over incendiary balloons continue

Israeli tanks have struck alleged Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip as clashes continue after the launch of incendiary ...

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Fresh Israeli strikes on Gaza over balloon bombs, rockets

Over the past week Israeli forces have carried out repeated night-time strikes on targets linked to the Islamist group Hamas, which controls the ...

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Fresh Israeli strikes on Gaza targets over balloon attacks

The Palestinian Red Crescent said that a pregnant woman and a three-year-old child were injured in the attacks and taken to hospital.

Palestinians feel 'betrayal' of Israel-UAE normalisation deal

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Palestinians feel 'betrayal' of Israel-UAE normalisation deal

Palestinians have expressed disappointment and betrayal following the agreement to normalise ties between Israel and the UAE.

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Israel blocks $30 million Qatari aid to Gaza

Israel has launched fresh strikes on Gaza, blocked fuel imports and restricted the besieged strip's coastal fishing zone.

Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza over balloon attacks

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza over balloon attacks

Israel conducted new air strikes on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip after incendiary balloons were launched across the border ...

Israel halts Gaza fuel supply over fire bombs

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Israel halts Gaza fuel supply over fire bombs

In response to the latest round of hostilities, Israel has also closed a goods crossing with Gaza and slashed the territory's permitted coastal ...

Israel strikes Hamas positions in Gaza over fire <em>balloons</em>

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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 ...

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