Nidal Al Mughrabi

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19 Mar 2019 | 6:13 PM

Gaza border protests provide artist with inspiration, and raw materials

GAZA (Reuters) - One year on from the start of Gaza's border protests, the weekly clashes with Israeli soldiers have become part of the texture of life in the Palestinian enclave, providing inspiration and even raw materials for local artists.

17 Mar 2019 | 9:54 PM

U.N. official condemns Hamas crackdown on Gaza protests

GAZA (Reuters) - A U.N. envoy condemned Gaza's ruling Hamas group on Sunday for what he called its campaign of arrests and violence in confronting street protests over the past few days against high prices.

15 Mar 2019 | 8:18 PM

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza after rockets fired towards Tel Aviv

GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli warplanes bombed Hamas targets in the Palestinian enclave of Gaza early on Friday after Israel's military said militants had fired two rockets towards the city of Tel Aviv.

10 Mar 2019 | 11:30 PM

Abbas picks loyalist Shtayyeh as Palestinian prime minister

RAMALLAH, West Bank/GAZA (Reuters) - Economist Mohammed Shtayyeh, a member of the West Bank's dominant Fatah party, was named Palestinian prime minister on Sunday in what the rival Hamas group that runs Gaza called a blow to unity efforts.

9 Mar 2019 | 2:32 AM

Israeli troops kill Palestinian during Gaza protests - health ministry

GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian and wounded 42 others taking part on Friday in weekly protests at the fortified Gaza Strip border, the Palestinian health ministry said, after days of rising tensions along the frontier.

8 Mar 2019 | 3:31 PM

In Gaza, women walk thin line between hope and despair

GAZA (Reuters) - Amid the poverty and deprivation of the Gaza Strip, Palestinian women struggle to find a taste of normality that is taken for granted in much of the rest of the world.

3 Feb 2019 | 10:44 PM

Egypt hosts Palestinian groups, urges calm with Israel

GAZA (Reuters) - Egypt will hold talks with leaders of two major Palestinian factions to try to salvage faltering unity efforts and to restore calm with Israel, officials said on Sunday.

26 Jan 2019 | 2:00 AM

Qatar to pay aid into Gaza, with Hamas approval

GAZA (Reuters) - Qatar on Friday said it will pay $20 million (15 million pounds) in humanitarian aid to boost the ailing economy of Gaza, a day after the coastal strip's Palestinian rulers stopped the oil-rich Gulf state from paying money directly to impoverished government workers there.

8 Jan 2019 | 9:18 PM

Egypt limits Gaza passage after Palestinian Authority quits border crossing

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (Reuters) - Egypt blocked Palestinians from entering the country from Gaza on Tuesday after Palestinian Authority (PA) personnel pulled out of the Rafah border crossing and Hamas officers took their place.

7 Jan 2019 | 5:23 AM

Palestinian Authority pulls employees from Egypt-Gaza crossing

GAZA (Reuters) - The Palestinian Authority said on Sunday it had ordered its employees to pull out from the Gaza-Egypt border crossing, effectively closing the main exit point from the impoverished Gaza Strip.