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Israel to pay ‘very high price’ if it attacks Gaza: Hamas

Gaza's Hamas premier Ismail Haniya warned Israel Sunday it would pay dearly if it heeded its foreign minister's call to reoccupy the enclave to try to halt rocket attacks. "We tell the enemy and (Foreign Minister Avigdor) Lieberman who is threatening……

Israelis kill1, wound 51 during Land Day clashes in Gaza, West Bank

Israeli gunfire killed a 20-year-old man and wounded another 51 people on Friday, as thousands rallied across the West Bank and Gaza to mark Land Day, medical sources said. Demonstrations also took place in annexed east Jerusalem and across Israel, as well as in Jordan, southern Lebanon and Syria to…

Israel says Gaza strikes to go on ‘as long as necessary’

JERUSALEM — Israel will continue air strikes against Gaza “as long as necessary,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday, giving no indication that a ground operation was likely for now. “We extracted a high price from them and will continue to do so,” he said at the start of…

Palestinian artist ‘creates’ Gaza metro

Underground train travel to bypass a chaotic traffic system? Welcome to Gaza, one of the world’s most crowded places, where a conceptual art installation expresses this tantalising idea. Palestinian artist Mohamed Abusal erected luminous red metro signs in 50 different, and often unlikely places, across the Gaza strip, the dusty…

Israel threatens to cut off power, water to Gaza

Israel warned on Saturday that it would cut the supply of water and electricity to the Gaza Strip if rival Palestinian movements Fatahand Hamas form a unity government. “The foreign ministry is examining the possibility of Israel pulling out of the Gaza Strip in terms of infrastructure,” Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon told the daily Yediot Aharonot website. A…

Israeli ships surround French boat near Gaza: organiser

At least three Israeli military ships surrounded a French-flagged yacht as it neared Gaza, seeking to breach Israel’s blockade on the territory, an organiser told AFP on Tuesday. “The boat is surrounded by at least three Israeli ships and since 9:06 am (0706 GMT) all the communications have been jammed.…

Greeks stop third freedom flotilla ship bound for Gaza

ATHENS (Reuters) – The Greek coastguard intercepted a small French boat with Pro-Palestinian activists aboard on Thursday, the third flotilla ship to be prevented from sailing to Gaza to challenge an Israeli blockade. Greece, just over a year after nine people were killed when Israeli marines stormed a pro-Palestinian flotilla,…

US captain of Gaza ship held in ‘shocking conditions’

The captain of a US vessel intercepted after it tried to defy a ban and sail for Gaza from Greece was being held in “shocking conditions” Sunday and has not received consular assistance, a lawyer said. Captain John Klusmer was arrested when the US boat Audacity of Hope — the…

Activists in disarray over Greece ban on Gaza-bound ships

Greece coastguards enforced a ban on all Gaza-bound ships setting sail from their ports for a second day on Saturday, throwing pro-Palestinian activists’ plans increasingly into disarray. Dissension spread among the remaining passengers of the international Freedom Flotilla hoping to breach Israel’s sea blockade on Gaza, after the US boat…

Israel arrests 4 Hamas MPs in northern West Bank

Israeli troops on Tuesday arrested four Hamas MPs in the northern West Bank, Palestinian security sources and officials from the Islamist group said. Three of them were arrested in the early hours in the northern city of Nablus, while a fourth was picked up in Salfit, a town some 15…

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