Posts Tagged ‘Gaza Strip’

Israel accepts Egypt proposal to end Gaza conflict

Media Release: Israel has accepted an Egyptian truce proposal for the conflict with Gaza. Hamas, which controls Gaza, is still discussing the plan, but its armed wing has rejected it as a “surrender”. Under the terms, the ceasefire should begin immediately, followed by a series of meetings in Cairo with high-level delegations from both sides. […]

Israel halts ‘Iran weapons ship’

(Media Release) Israel has intercepted a ship carrying Iranian weapons to Gaza, Israeli defence officials say. The Panamanian-flagged vessel was boarded by Israeli special naval forces in the Red Sea on Wednesday, the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) said. Israel says it found rockets on board, and that it was now taking the ship back to […]

Gaza crisis: Palestinians back on streets as truce holds

People in Gaza have been attempting to return to normal life as a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, in effect since Wednesday, appears to be holding. A number of rockets were fired from Gaza in the first few hours of the truce, but Israel did not respond. However, Israeli schools close to the Gaza Strip […]

Casualties reported in Tel Aviv bus explosion

Israeli police calling it a “terrorist attack,” as an unidentified package is left in the bus. At least twenty one casualties have been reported as a bus exploded in Tel Aviv a block away from the Israeli defence ministry. Israeli police are calling the explosion on Wednesday a “terrorist attack,” and have said that an […]

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