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Palestinian govt ban protests after hundreds oppose Gaza measures

Palestinian govt ban protests after hundreds oppose Gaza measures

The Palestinian government has temporarily banned public protests, it announced Wednesday, ahead of a planned demonstration in the occupied West Bank opposing punitive measures against Hamas-run Gaza.

Emergency UN General Assembly meeting on Gaza called for Wednesday

Emergency UN General Assembly meeting on Gaza called for Wednesday

The UN General Assembly will hold an emergency meeting next Wednesday at 3:00 pm (19:00 GMT) to vote on an Arab-backed resolution on Gaza, the body's president Miroslav Lajcak announced Friday.

Israel, Gaza exchange fire after Palestinian woman killed at border

Israel, Gaza exchange fire after Palestinian woman killed at border

Israeli aircraft pounded over a dozen militant targets in Gaza, the army said Sunday, after Palestinian projectile fire shattered a ceasefire reached just days ago after the worst flare-up since a 2014 war.

Palestinians launch boats from Gaza to protest Israeli blockade

Palestinians launch boats from Gaza to protest Israeli blockade

One main boat carrying around 20 people accompanied by a group of smaller ones departed from the fishermen's port in Gaza City, organisers said.

Qatar calls for probe into Israeli crimes in Gaza

Qatar calls for probe into Israeli crimes in Gaza

Qatar has called on international organisations and the international community to conduct independent and credible investigations into the crimes and grave violations committed by the Israeli occupation forces ...

Egypt opens Gaza border for month of Ramadan

Egypt opens Gaza border for month of Ramadan

The decision to keep the crossing open was taken "to alleviate the suffering" of residents in the Palestinian enclave.

Israeli troops kill 55 in Gaza as US opens Jerusalem embassy

Israeli troops kill 55 in Gaza as US opens Jerusalem embassy

Israeli troops shot dead dozens of Palestinian protesters on the Gaza border on Monday as the United States opened its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem, a move that has fueled Palestinian anger and drawn foreign criticism that it undermines peace efforts.

US envoy sees peace hope after Israel embassy move

US envoy sees peace hope after Israel embassy move

Tens of thousands of Palestinians are expected to gather along the border between Gaza and Israel on Monday to protest the embassy opening.

Palestinian PM meets chairman of Gaza Committee in Qatar

Palestinian PM meets chairman of Gaza Committee in Qatar

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on Thursday met Chairman of the Qatari Committee for Reconstruction of Gaza, Ambassador Mohamed Ismail al-Emadi.

Israel's open-fire rules on Gaza border challenged in court

Israel's open-fire rules on Gaza border challenged in court

Israeli and Palestinian rights groups went to Israel's Supreme Court on Monday in a bid to stop the army's use of lethal force against Palestinians during protests and clashes on the Gaza border.

Palestinian child dies of serious wounds sustained during protests in Gaza

Palestinian child dies of serious wounds sustained during protests in Gaza

A Palestinian child died of serious wounds sustained during the protests at the Gaza borders on Friday.

Israeli troops kill Palestinian in Gaza border protests

Israeli troops kill Palestinian in Gaza border protests

Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian during protests along the border with Gaza on Friday, local health officials said.