Nidal Al Mughrabi

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13 Nov 2018 | 11:32 PM

Gaza-Israel frontier calms as enemies warily cease fire

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Palestinian militants and Israel held their fire late on Tuesday following an Egyptian mediation effort, bringing a relative calm to the Gaza frontier after the fiercest rocket salvoes and air strikes since the 2014 war.

12 Nov 2018 | 11:44 PM

Israel-Gaza border ignites after botched incursion; four dead

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Palestinian militants on Monday carried out their most intensive shelling of Israel since the 2014 Gaza war in retaliation for a botched cross-border commando raid, drawing Israeli air strikes against Hamas' television station and other targets.

9 Nov 2018 | 9:09 PM

Qatar pays Gaza salaries to ease tensions; Israel says money's not for Hamas

GAZA (Reuters) - A $15 million Qatari cash infusion was paid out to impoverished Palestinian civil servants in Gaza on Friday, offering Hamas a potential domestic reprieve though Israel said the money would not go to the enclave's dominant Islamist group.

8 Nov 2018 | 6:08 PM

Wintry weather, diplomacy cool down Gaza border protests

GAZA (Reuters) - A seasonal shift in the weather and intensified international diplomacy are prompting Palestinians mounting protests along Gaza's border with Israel to rethink their tactics.

29 Oct 2018 | 11:16 PM

Israeli forces kill Palestinian man during Gaza protests - medics

GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian man and wounded 25 including two medics on Monday during Palestinian protests along the Gaza Strip's beachfront border with Israel, the Gaza Health Ministry said.

27 Oct 2018 | 6:34 PM

Palestinian militants agree truce after exchange of fire with Israel

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Israeli frontier with Gaza fell silent on Saturday under what Palestinians described as an Egyptian-mediated truce, after Israel responded to the biggest salvo of Palestinian rockets for months with scores of air strikes on Gaza targets.

27 Oct 2018 | 5:00 AM

Israeli forces kill four Palestinians in Gaza border protest - medics

GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli forces shot and killed four Palestinians and wounded 232, 180 of them from live fire, during protests along the border with Gaza on Friday, Palestinian medical officials said.

17 Oct 2018 | 11:14 PM

Palestinian rocket attack on Israeli city draws Gaza air strikes

GAZA (Reuters) - A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip hit a house in the largest city in southern Israel early on Wednesday, prompting Israeli air strikes that killed a militant in the Palestinian enclave.

15 Sep 2018 | 4:00 AM

Israeli troops kill boy, two men in Gaza protests - medics

GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli soldiers killed three Palestinians, one of them an 11-year-old boy, and wounded at least 248 others taking part on Friday in weekly protests at the fortified Gaza Strip border, Palestinian medical officials said.

18 Aug 2018 | 3:53 AM

Israeli troops kill 2 on Gaza border, Jerusalem stabber shot dead

GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli troops killed two Palestinians and wounded scores of others taking part in weekly Gaza border protests on Friday, medics said, as Egyptian mediators tried to clinch a truce deal that would calm the impoverished enclave.