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Death toll from Israeli strikes on Gaza rises to 122

The death toll from the five days of Israeli strikes on the Gaza Strip has risen to at least 122 as several are wounded in an anti-Israel protest in the West Bank. More than 800 people were injured in the latest round of Israeli attacks on Gaza since July 8. Most of the victims have been women and children. Multiple casualties were reported in a series of aerial strikes by the Israeli military early Saturda ...

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Israel committing genocide in Gaza: Abbas

The president of the Palestinian national unity government, Mahmoud Abbas, has accused Israel of committing genocide in the besieged Gaza Strip. "It's genocide. The killing of entire families is genocide by Israel against our Palestinian people," Abbas said on Wednesday. "We know that Israel is not defending itself, it is defending settlements, its main project." The accusation came after Israel stepped up ...

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Abbas to Israel: End attacks on Gaza

The President of the Palestinian national unity government, Mahmoud Abbas, has called for an immediate halt to Israel’s offensive against the besieged Gaza Strip. A statement from Abbas’ office published shortly after midnight (2100 GMT) by the official WAFA news agency said that Abbas “demanded that Israel immediately stop its escalation and the raids on Gaza.” He also called on the international community ...

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Gazans protest killing of Palestinian teenager

Thousands of Palestinians have staged a demonstration in the Gaza Strip to express their outrage over the burning alive of a Palestinian teen at the hands of Israeli settlers. Protesters marched in the town of Rafah, near the Egyptian border, on Sunday night. The rally was called by the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas. They burned the Israeli flag and promised to retaliate. Tensions heightened between ...

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Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades warns Israel

The military wing of the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas has issued a stark warning to Israel, saying any “Idiotic” action against Palestinians will have grave consequences for the Tel Aviv regime. "Idiotic measures by your leaders will be enough for us to turn your localities and sites...into embers," Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades said in a statement on Thursday. It also noted that resistance is a righ ...

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Hamas says Israel will pay price after teen found dead

The Palestinian Islamic resistance movement, Hamas, has warned that Israel will pay the price for “the abduction and murder of a Palestinian teenager” in East al-Quds (Jerusalem). Hamas said Israel is fully accountable for the murder of the 18-year-old teenager, Yusuf Abu Zagher, early on Wednesday. The group said the Palestinian people will not allow this crime and all the killings by Israeli settlers go u ...

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Israel urged to avoid acts of violence against Palestinians

An Israeli rights group says Israel should refrain from acts of violence against the Palestinian population following an announcement by the Israeli regime that the bodies of three settlers who had allegedly been missing have been found. “B'Tselem (the rights group) cautions the security forces to avoid harming the innocent Palestinian population, or… to impose collective punishment, as was done in the past ...

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African immigrants in Israel hold protest near Egypt border

African immigrants in Israel remain camped out near the Egyptian border in protest to the Tel Aviv regime’s policies on detention and delinquency in granting refugee status. On Saturday, African asylum seekers spent the night at an outdoor camp near Nitzana border crossing with Egypt in the Israeli Negev Desert. The development came a day after nearly 1,000 African migrants inside Israel staged a march towa ...

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Israeli air strike claims two lives in Gaza Strip

At least two Palestinians have been killed and several others injured in an Israeli drone strike on the besieged Gaza Strip. Local residents and medics said the strike killed at least two Palestinians driving in a car in Gaza City on Friday. Also earlier on Friday, Ashraf al-Qidra, the spokesman for the Hamas Ministry of Health in Gaza, said Israeli military tanks fired shells into the agricultural areas of ...

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France warns firms doing business in Israel settlements

France has warned companies about the risks of doing business in Israeli settlements considered illegal under international law. The French Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that any economic activities in settlements built on occupied Palestinian land will carry legal and economic risks. “Due to the fact that the settlements are illegal in international law, the performance of financial activity in the se ...

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