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  • Death toll rises to 27: Married couple found dead under rubble in Gaza

    May 6, 2019 2:23 P.M. (Updated: May 6, 2019 2:27 P.M.)

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Palestinian Civil Defense and ambulance crews were able to recover the bodies of a married Palestinian couple from the rubble of the completely destroyed buildings, which were targeted by Israeli warplanes, bringing the death toll in the Gaza Strip to 27, on Monday.

    The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza confirmed that the two bodies recovered from under the rubble were husband and wife, identified as Talal Abu al-Jadyan and Raghda Muhammad Abu al-Jadyan.

    Talal and Raghda’s 12-year-old son, Abdul Rahman al-Jadyan, was also killed several hours earlier due to the Israeli airstrikes.

    The bodies of Talal and Raghda were transferred to the Indonesian Hospital, in northern Gaza, were they were pronounced dead.


  • » Updated: “Army Kills A Child, Injures 66 Palestinians, In Gaza
    IMEMC News - April 12, 2019 8:12 PM

    Israeli soldiers attacked, on Friday evening, the weekly Great March Processions in the besieged Gaza Strip, killing one child, and injuring at 55 others, including one who suffered serious wounds, and two medics.

    The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that the soldiers shot a child, identified as Maisara Mousa Ali Abu Shallouf, 15, after shooting him with live fire in the abdomen, east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.

    The soldiers also fired live rounds and gas bombs at medics trying to reach the child to provide him with the urgently needed medical help, before he succumbed to his wounds.

    Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry In Gaza, said the soldiers shot 66 Palestinians, including 15 children and six women, in addition to two medics.

    It added that one of the wounded Palestinians suffered life-threatening wounds.

    The Health Ministry also stated that the soldiers shot two medics and caused others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation.

    On 54th Friday of Great March of Return and Breaking Siege, Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian Child and Wound 93 Civilians, including 17 Children, 4 Women, 3 Paramedics, and Journalist
    April 12, 2019

    (...) The Israeli shooting, which continued at around 19:00, resulted in the killing of Maysara Mousa Suliman Abu Shalouf (15), from ‘zbit Beit Hanoun. At approximately 17:00, Maysara sustained a live bullet wound that entered his left waist and settled in the pelvis while standing few meters away from the border fence in eastern Jabalia. He was left bleeding for 20 minutes because medical personnel were unable to access him. After that, he was taken to a medical point and then referred to the Indonesian Hospital, where his death was declared at approximately 17:55.

    Moreover, 93 civilians, including 17 children, four women, three paramedics, and a journalist, were wounded. Forty-four of them were hit with live bullets and shrapnel, 46 were directly hit with tear gas canisters and three were hit with rubber bullets. In addition, dozens of civilians suffered tear gas inhalation and seizures due to tear gas canisters that were fired by the Israeli forces from the military jeeps and riffles in the eastern Gaza Strip.(...)

    #Palestine_assassinée #marcheduretour

  • Une roquette tirée depuis la bande de Gaza fait plusieurs blessés en Israël - moyen orient - RFI

    Un tir de roquette en provenance de la bande de Gaza a fait cinq ou six blessés – selon les sources – au nord de Tel-Aviv, en Israël, ce lundi 25 mars. Le Premier ministre Benyamin Netanyahu a annoncé qu’il allait raccourcir sa visite aux Etats-Unis et a promis de riposter « avec force ». L’armée israélienne envoie des renforts autour de Gaza. (...)


    • Rocket fired from Gaza hits Israeli House; Seven Wounded
      March 25, 2019 9:01 AM

      (...) The house that was hit by the rocket is located 100 km from the Gaza Strip, and the ‘Iron Dome’ system that the Israeli government has in place to intercept rockets fired from Gaza was not activated.

      No Palestinian armed resistance group claimed credit for the attack.

      When a rocket was fired from Gaza nearly two weeks ago, the Israeli airforce responded by dropping one hundred bombs in different parts of the Gaza Strip.

      Residents of Gaza report that they are fearful of what Israeli forces may be preparing to do, noting that drones and helicopters have been hovering over parts of Gaza all night.

      Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu reportedly cut short his trip visiting Trump in Washington DC to return to Israel to “manage our operations up close”.

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      Trump Signs Order Recognizing Golan Heights as Israeli Territory

      With Benjamin Netanyahu at his side, Trump said the U.S. will always stand by Israel’s side
      Noa Landau and Reuters (Washington, D.C. )

      President Donald Trump holds up a signed proclamation recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks on, Washington, D.C., March 25, 2019.AP/Susan Walsh

      WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump met Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Monday to sign a presidential proclamation officially recognizing the Golan Heights as Israeli territory on Monday, thus formalizing a move announced with a tweet earlier on Thursday.

      In a joint press conference, Trump said: “We do not want to see another attack like the one suffered this morning north of Tel Aviv,” adding: “Our relationship is powerful.” Trump then said: “We will confront the poison of anti-Semitism.”

    • Israeli Airstrikes Injure 8 Palestinians, Including Two Children In Gaza
      March 26, 2019 12:28 AM

      The Israeli Air Force carried out, on Monday at night, a series of air strikes targeting several areas, including homes, in many parts of the besieged Gaza Strip, wounding eight Palestinians, including two children.

      Media sources said the army fired two missiles into a commercial building, in the center of Gaza city, wounding two Palestinians, and causing excessive damage to the property and surrounding homes.

      The army also fired a missile at a residential building in the Rimal neighborhood, in Gaza city, wounding two children, and causing excessive damage to the building and some surrounding homes.

      At least one Palestinian was also injured when the army fired missiles into a building, east of the Sheja’eyya neighborhood, east of Gaza city.

      The army also fired two missiles into two sites, west of Gaza city, and in Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, causing damage, in addition to several missiles striking Palestinian lands east of Khan Younis and Rafah, in the southern parts of the coastal region.

      Medical sources said four Palestinians were injured by Israeli missiles in Beit Lahia and Jabalia, in northern Gaza, and were rushed to the Indonesian Hospital

      The Maan News Agency has reported that the army fired more than 100 missiles into various areas in the Gaza Strip.

      It added that all schools, universities, banks and various institutions have decided to close their doors, to avoid civilian casualties should the situation witness a further deterioration.

      Among the targeted buildings are offices of Ismael Haniyya, the political leader of Hamas movement.

      Israeli daily Haaretz has reported that the army launched an offensive striking what it called “Hamas targets” in the Gaza Strip after a shell was reportedly fired from Gaza. (...)

    • L’armée israélienne d’occupation bombarde le ghetto de Gaza
      25 mars 2019 - Memo – Al Jazeera

      L’occupant israélien a lancé aujourd’hui des frappes aériennes sur la bande de Gaza, touchant des cibles à travers l’enclave assiégée depuis maintenant 12 années.

      Les frappes ont commencé ce soir vers 18h00 heure locale (16h00 GMT), après qu’Israël ait passé la journée à se préparer à l’assaut. Après avoir affirmé qu’une roquette a été tirée de Gaza sur une ville au nord de Tel-Aviv, l’armée israélienne a envoyé deux brigades de l’armée – totalisant plus de 1 000 soldats – le long de la clôture de Gaza et a appelé des réservistes des unités aériennes en vue des bombardements.

      Israël a également bloqué aujourd’hui toute la bande de Gaza, en fermant les points de passage de Kerem Shalom (Karm Abu Salem) et Erez (Beit Hanoun) qui permettent aux produits et fournitures médicales d’entrer dans l’enclave. Il a également réduit la zone de pêche qu’il impose au large de la côte méditerranéenne de Gaza, bloquant ainsi encore davantage le territoire. (...)

  • » Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds He Suffered In Gaza– IMEMC News

    The Palestinian Health Ministry in the besieged Gaza Strip has reported, on Sunday at dawn, that a young man died from serious wounds he suffered, on Saturday at night, after Israeli soldiers shot him in the northern part of the coastal region.

    Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, has reported that the Palestinian has been identified as Habeeb al-Masri , 24.

    He added that the Palestinian was shot during a protest near the perimeter fence, east of Beit Hanoun in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, after the soldiers targeted many protesters with live fire, rubber-coated steel bullets and high-velocity gas bombs.

    The Palestinian suffered a very serious injury after a soldier shot him with a live round in the chest, and was rushed to the Indonesian Hospital, in Jabalia, before he was moved to the Shifa Medical Center in Gaza city, due to the seriousness of his wounds.

    #Palestine_assassinée #marcheduretour

  • » Child Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered Last Friday in Gaza
    IMEMC News – January 14, 2019 10:36 AM

    The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a child died, on Monday at dawn, from serious wounds he suffered on Friday January 11th, 2019, after Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire, in northern Gaza.

    The Health Ministry stated that the child, Abdul-Rauf Ismael Salha , 14, was shot with a live round in the head during the Great Return March procession, east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip.

    It added that the child was first rushed to the Indonesian Hospital, in Beit Lahia, and was later moved to the Shifa Medical Center, in Gaza city, due to the seriousness of his wounds.

    #Palestine_assassinée #marcheduretour

  • Un Palestinien tué par des tirs israéliens à la frontière (ministère à Gaza)
    AFP / 14 novembre 2018 14h09

    Gaza (Territoires palestiniens) - Un Palestinien a été tué mercredi dans le nord de la bande de Gaza par des tirs israéliens à la frontière, a annoncé le ministère de la Santé de l’enclave.

    Nawaf al-Aatar , 20 ans, a été tué alors qu’il pêchait les pieds dans l’eau près de la frontière, ont indiqué des sources de sécurité palestiniennes. Interrogée par l’AFP, l’armée israélienne ne s’est pas prononcée sur les faits dans un premier temps.


    • Gaza fisherman shot, killed by Israeli navy
      Nov. 14, 2018 4:57 P.M. (Updated : Nov. 14, 2018 4:57 P.M.)

      GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A Palestinian fisherman was shot and killed by Israeli naval forces, on Wednesday evening, off the coast of the northern besieged Gaza Strip.

      Spokesperson of the Gaza Ministry of Health, Ashraf al-Qidra, confirmed that one Palestinian fisherman was killed, identifying him as Nawwaf al-Attar , 20, from Beit Lahiya in the northern Gaza Strip.

      Al-Qidra added that al-Attar arrived dead to the Indonesian Hospital with an explosive bullet in his abdomen.

      Israeli naval forces had opened fire at Palestinian fishermen working at three nautical miles off the coast of the northern Gaza Strip, forcing them to head back to work at one nautical mile.

      Head of the Fishermen Committees in the Union of Agricultural Work Committees, Zakaria Bakr, had confirmed earlier Wednesday, that the Palestinian Ministry of Agriculture informed fishermen to resume work along the besieged Gaza Strip’s coast.

  • Despite ceasefire talks: 1 Palestinian killed, 3 injured in Israeli airstrikes
    Nov. 13, 2018 4:40 P.M. (Updated: Nov. 13, 2018 4:44 P.M.)

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — One Palestinian was killed and at least three others were injured in Israeli airstrikes targeting the besieged Gaza Strip, on Tuesday afternoon, despite reports of ceasefire agreement.

    Israeli warplanes carried out airstrikes targeting a group of Palestinians in the northern Gaza Strip, killing one Palestinian.

    Medical sources identified the killed Palestinian as Khalid Akram Youssef Maarouf, 29.

    Sources added that Maarouf’s death raises the death toll of Palestinians killed in the Gaza Strip, since Monday evening, to seven. More than 30 Palestinians were injured during the airstrikes.

    Three Palestinians were also injured during Israeli airstrikes targeting Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip, on Tuesday afternoon.

    Hebrew-language news outlets reported that talks of ceasefire were made.


  • For the 31th Friday of Return and Breaking Siege March, Israeli Forces Kill 4 Civilians and Wound 236 Others, including 51 Children, 8 Women, 3 Journalists, 6 Paramedics and 16 Sustaining Serious Wounds
    Palestinian Center for Human Rights | October 26, 2018

    The incidents today, 26 October 2018, were as follows:

    At approximately 15:00, thousands of civilians, including women, children and entire families, started swarming to the 5 encampments established by the Supreme National Authority for the Great March of Return and Breaking Siege along the border fence, east of the Gaza Strip governorates. They raised flags and chanted national songs. Hundreds, including children and women, approached the border fence with Israel, set fire to tires and gathered 300 meters away from the main border fence. Some of them attempted to throw stones at the Israeli forces, limitedly threw Molotov Cocktails and pulled parts of the second barbed-wire few meters away from the fence established inside the Palestinian territories few meters away from the border fence and in limited cases, they threw Molotov Cocktails along the border fence. However, there was no threat posed on the lives of Israeli soldiers stationed behind barracks and sand berms, 70 meters away the border fence.

    The Israeli shooting, which continued until 18:30, resulted in the killing of 4 civilians; 3 of them were killed in eastern Khan Yunis, east of Khuza’ah, where demonstrations moved to a new location near the border fence in eastern Khan Yunis. The death of civilians killed was declared few hours after their arrival at the European Hospital and they were identified as:

    Nassar Eyad Nassar Abu Tayyim (19), from Bani Suhiylah, east of Khan Yunis, was hit with a live bullet to the head in eastern Khan Yunis.
    Ahmed Sa’ied ‘Abed al-‘Aziz Abu Lebda (22), from Bani Suhiylah, east of Khan Yunis, was hit with a live bullet to the chest in eastern Khan Yunis.
    ‘Ayish Ghassan ‘Ayish Sha’at (23), from al-Fukhari neighborhood, east of Khan Yunis, was hit with a live bullet to the head in eastern Khan Yunis.
    Mohamed Khaled Mahmoud ‘Abed al-Nabi (27), from Jabalia, was hit with a live bullet to the head at approximately 15:20, in eastern Abu Safiyia area, northeast of Jabalia. His death was declared at approximately 16:30 in al-Shifa Hospital after referring him from the Indonesian Hospital.

    Moreover, 236 civilians, including 51 children, 8 women, 3 journalists, and 6 paramedics, were wounded with live bullets and directly hit with tear gas canisters. Sixteen of those wounded sustained serious wounds in addition dozens suffering tear gas inhalation and seizures after tear gas canisters were heavily fired by the Israeli soldiers from the military jeeps and riffles in the eastern Gaza Strip.

    #Palestine_assassinée #marcheduretour

  • » Israeli Soldiers Kill A Child In Northern Gaza
    IMEMC News - October 4, 2018 3:26 AM

    Israeli soldiers killed a Palestinian child on Wednesday when they shot him with a high-velocity gas bomb in the head, and wounded 25 other Palestinians, during protests near Beit Hanoun (Erez) Terminal, in northern Gaza.

    The child, Ahmad Samir Abu Habel, 15, was shot with a gas bomb which struck him directly in his head, and lodged in his skull.

    A video shows gas pouring from his skull, where the canister lodged, and a group of young men rushing up to help him to an ambulance.

    The soldiers also targeted a Palestinian ambulance with a gas bomb, and several live rounds, near the crossing.

    Furthermore, the soldiers injured 25 other Palestinians, some with live fire who were rushed to the Indonesian Hospital in nearby Beit Lahia. The rest suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.

    Israeli forces kill 15-year-old Palestinian, injure dozens in Gaza
    Oct. 4, 2018 10:51 A.M. (Updated: Oct. 4, 2018 12:49 P.M.)

    #Palestine_assassinée #marcheduretour

    • Gaza. Un adolescent palestinien tué lors de heurts avec les soldats israéliens
      AFP - 3 octobre 2018

      Un adolescent de 15 ans est mort après des heurts avec l’armée israélienne à Gaza, a indiqué le ministère gazaoui de la Santé. L’armée israélienne n’a pas répondu immédiatement à une demande de commentaire. Depuis le 30 mars, Gaza est le théâtre d’une vaste mobilisation contre le blocus imposé depuis plus de dix ans par l’État hébreu.

      Un adolescent palestinien a été tué mercredi dans la bande de Gaza lors de manifestations et de heurts avec les soldats israéliens le long de la frontière, a indiqué le ministère gazaoui de la Santé. « Ahmed Abou Habel, 15 ans, a succombé à une blessure à la tête causée par une cartouche de gaz lacrymogène tirée par les soldats israéliens », a dit le porte-parole du ministère, Achraf al-Qodra.

      L’armée israélienne n’a pas répondu immédiatement à une demande de commentaire. Ahmed Abou Habel a été atteint lors de protestations près d’Erez, le seul point de passage israélien avec la bande de Gaza pour les personnes.

  • » PCHR: “Within less than 24 hours, Israeli forces killed 4 Palestinian civilians, including a child”
    IMEMC News - September 19, 2018 3:18 AM

    (...) On Tuesday Afternoon, 18 September 2018, families of the 2 persons killed identified them after their photos were published on social media. They were namely as Naji Jamil Hasan Abu ‘Aasi (17) and ‘Alaa Ziad Jamil Abu ‘Aasi (20); who are both from Bani Suhaila.

    Though the circumstances have not clarified the reason behind their presence in the scene, they posed no threat to the life of Israeli soldiers as they were both civilians and unarmed, noting that the area was calm and did not witness any protests. Moreover, many infiltrations into Israel for work there were reported in that area.

    At approximately 17:00 on Tuesday, 18 September 2018, Israeli forces stationed at the Beit hanoun “Erez” Crossing in the northern Gaza Strip fired live bullets and tear gas canisters to disperse hundreds of civilians who were protesting near the crossing upon calls from the National Committee of March for Return and Breaking the Siege to participate in the “Together for the Rights of Refugees and Breaking the Siege” activity.

    The Israeli Forces’ shooting resulted in the killing of 2 civilians who were identified as Mohammed Ahmed Mohammed Abu Naji (32) from Beit Lahia Housing Project who was hit with a bullet to the chest; and Ahmed Mohammed Muhsen ‘Omer (24) from al-Shati’ refugee camp who was hit with a bullet to the chest. Both of them were taken to the Indonesian Hospital in Jabalia.

    Moreover, 44 civilians, including 7 children, 2 women, 3 journalists and 2 paramedics, were wounded. Seven of the wounded were hit with bullets while the rest were directly hit with tear gas canisters in addition to dozens who suffered tear gas inhalation. Further, a tear gas canister hit and broke the window of a PRCS ambulance.(...)


  • » Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds He Suffered In June– IMEMC News
    September 7, 2018 10:20 AM

    The Shifa Medical Center, west of Gaza city, has announced on Friday morning that a young man died from serious wounds he suffered when Israeli soldiers shot him on July 14th, 2018, during the Great Return March procession on Palestinian lands in northern Gaza.

    It said that Amjad Fayez Hamdouna, 19, from Jabalia refugee camp in northern Gaza, was shot with live Israeli army fire in Abu Safiyya area, east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the coastal region.

    The Palestinian was rushed to the Indonesian Hospital, in Beit Lahia, and was later moved to the Shifa Medical Center due to the seriousness of his wounds.

    He underwent surgeries, and remained on life support at the Intensive Care Unit until he succumbed to his wounds.

    #Palestine_assassinée #marcheduretour

  •  » Israeli Army Kills One Palestinian In Northern Gaza
    IMEMC News - August 9, 2018 1:27 AM

    Israeli soldiers continued, on Wednesday night, the bombardment of several parts of the Gaza Strip, killing one man in northern Gaza, and wounding at least eight others.

    The Health Ministry in Gaza has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed Ali al-Ghandour, 30, in northern Gaza, and wounded at least two others, one seriously.

    The slain Palestinian, and the wounded, were moved to the Indonesian Hospital, in northern Gaza.

    The Palestinians who were attacked were in a car which was struck by a missile fired by an Israeli army drone.

    The Health Ministry added that Israeli missiles also mildly injured three Palestinians in Gaza city, before they were rushed to the Shifa Medical Center.


  • Two Palestinians killed during Israeli shelling in Gaza
    Aug. 7, 2018 11:55 A.M. (Updated : Aug. 7, 2018 5:02 P.M.)

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Two Palestinians were killed on Tuesday morning during an Israeli shelling targeting a Hamas military post in the northern besieged Gaza Strip.

    Local witnesses confirmed that the Israeli artillery fired two shells targeting a Hamas military post in northern Gaza killing two Palestinians.

    The two Palestinians were pronounced dead on the site before being transferred to the Indonesian Hospital.

    Witnesses identified the two killed Palestinians as Ahmad Murjan and Abed al-Hafez al-Silawi.

    Sources confirmed that Murjan and al-Silawi were members of the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement.

    Abed al-Hafez al-Silawi
    Ahmad Murjan


    Israeli Army Kills Two Palestinian Fighters In Gaza
    August 7, 2018 9:20 PM

    Al-Qassam said the two fighters, Ahmad Abdullah Morjan, 23, and Abdul-Hafeth Mohammad Seelawi, 23, where killed in an Israeli bombardment in northern Gaza.

    It stated that the two fighters were part of a military training in “Asqalan” center, one of its training locations in northern Gaza, and that many Palestinians, including political leaders of Hamas, were in attendance.

    Al-Qassam said that the training including the use of sniper fire, and explosives, and the fighters were practicing techniques when the Israeli army fired a shell at them, killing the two fighters.

    “Israel is coming up with false allegations to justify its serious crime,” Al-Qassam said, “We hold the occupation fully responsible for this attack.”

    The Israeli army said the two Palestinians “opened fire at Israeli soldiers,” and published a video of the two fighters reportedly firing at soldiers, while Hamas said the allegation has no basis, as the fighters were training, and firing fixed targets.


    • Army officials say gunfire from Hamas post may not have targeted soldiers
      By TOI staff 7 August 2018, 1:49 pm

      Two Hamas fighters killed in IDF retaliatory strike; but military now acknowledges Hamas fighters may have been taking part in a drill, as terror group has claimed

      8:30 pm
      IDF admits it misinterpreted gunfire from Hamas post, struck back in error

      The IDF acknowledges that the Hamas shooting that led to a deadly IDF retaliatory strike earlier today did not target IDF troops.

      Maj. Gen. Herzi Halevi, the head of the army’s Southern Command, concluded the IDF strike was made in error, as the snipers, part of Hamas’s naval commando unit, were not shooting — as the army believed in real-time — at a border fence patrol of the Rotem battalion of the Givati infantry brigade. The shooting was part of a drill being observed by senior Hamas leaders in the northern Gaza Strip.

      The army has sent messages to Hamas via Egypt acknowledging the error but insisting that retaliatory fire on IDF troops would not be tolerated.

  • » Updated: Israeli Army Kills Three Palestinians In Gaza
    IMEMC News - July 25, 2018 11:04 PM

    Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip, has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, on Wednesday evening, three Palestinians, and injured one, after the army fired artillery shells into several areas in central Gaza Strip, and east of Gaza city.

    Dr. al-Qedra said the three slain Palestinians have been identified as Ahmad Monir al-Basous, 28, ‘Abada As’ad Ferwana, 29, and Mohammad Tawfiq al-‘Ar’ir, 27; the three, from the Sheja’eyya neighborhood in Gaza, were killed by Israeli artillery shells east of the city.

    Dr. al-Qedra added that one Palestinian suffered moderate wounds in an Israeli bombardment of a site in northern Gaza, and was rushed to the Indonesian Hospital.

    The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, said in an official statement that the three fighters are members of the group, and vowed retaliation.

    #Palestine_assassinée #GAZA

  • 2 Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrike in northern Gaza Strip
    Dec. 12, 2017 2:51 P.M.

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Two Palestinians were killed in an Israeli airstrike targeting a motorcycle in the northern Gaza Strip on Tuesday afternoon.

    Local and medical sources confirmed that two Palestinians were killed in the airstrike in the Umm al-Nasr village in the Beit Lahiya district of northern Gaza.

    Sources from the Islamic Jihad movement identified the two as Hussein Ghazi Hussein Nasrallah and Mustafa al-Sultan , members of the engineering unit of the al-Quds Brigades, the military wing of the movement.

    Sources added that their bodies were taken to the Indonesian Hospital in Jabaliya.


  • Israeli airstrike kills 10-year-old Palestinian, injures 1
    March 12, 2016 9:31 A.M. (Updated : March 12, 2016 3:40 P.M.)

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A ten-year-old Palestinian was killed and his sister seriously injured in an Israeli airstrike launched early Saturday in the northern Gaza Strip after rockets were fired from the besieged enclave.

    Gaza Ministry of Health spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra confirmed the death of Yasin Suleiman Abu Khusah,10 , and told Ma’an his six-year-old sister Israa had sustained serious head injuries during the strike.

    A Ma’an reporter based in Gaza said the children were in their house at the time of the strike, located in northwestern Beit Lahiya, adding that the family was still living in their home that was partially destroyed during the most recent Israeli offensive on Gaza in 2014.

    Israa was transferred to the Shifa Medical Center in Gaza City from the Indonesian Hospital in Beit Lahiya due to critical injuries, al-Qidra said.

    The Israeli army said the Israeli air force targeted four Hamas sites in the northern Gaza Strip after four rockets were fired from Gaza Friday evening.

    6-year-old Palestinian dies from wounds after Israeli airstrike
    March 12, 2016 2:56 P.M. (Updated : March 12, 2016 3:36 P.M.)

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A six-year-old Palestinian girl on Saturday succumbed to wounds sustained earlier in the day when her home was hit during Israeli airstrikes in the northern Gaza Strip.

    Gaza’s Ministry of Health spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra confirmed that Israa Abu Khussa had died due to critical injuries. Her death came hours after her 10-year-old brother,Yasin, was killed in the strike and buried in the al-Salatin cemetery.


    • Deux enfants tués dans un raid israélien nocturne à Gaza
      AFP / 12 mars 2016 17h35

      Gaza (Territoires palestiniens) - Une fillette palestinienne de six ans et son frère de 10 ans ont péri dans un raid aérien israélien mené samedi avant l’aube dans la bande de Gaza en représailles à des tirs de roquettes sur Israël, selon des sources médicales.

      Israa Abou Khoussa, six ans, a succombé après avoir été grièvement blessée lors d’un raid sur le village de Beit Lahiya dans le nord de la bande de Gaza, dans lequel son frère Yassine, 10 ans a été tué sur le coup, ont affirmé les sources médicales palestiniennes.

      Vendredi soir, l’armée israélienne a annoncé que des roquettes avaient été tirées depuis l’enclave palestinienne vers Israël, sans faire de victime.

      Comme après chaque tir similaire, l’aviation israélienne a riposté et mené avant l’aube quatre raids contre des bases de la branche armée du mouvement islamiste Hamas, au pouvoir à Gaza.

      En réaction à l’agression, l’armée de l’air a frappé quatre sites du Hamas dans le nord de la bande de Gaza, a indiqué l’armée dans un communiqué.

      La maison de la famille Abou Khoussa, dont un troisième jeune de 13 ans a également été blessé, se trouve à proximité de l’une des bases des brigades Ezzedine Al-Qassam. Les raids ont provoqué d’importants dégâts.

      Dans l’après-midi, des centaines de personnes ont participé aux funérailles du jeune Yassine, ont constaté des journalistes de l’AFP.

  • 5-year-old killed in Gaza as Israeli ordnance explodes

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A Palestinian child was killed and another seriously injured after an unexploded ordnance detonated in the Jabaliya area of the northern Gaza Strip.

    Medical sources told Ma’an that five-year-old Suhayb Saqir was killed and his brother Musab, 6, was seriously injured in the explosion.

    Sources said the injured child was taken to the Indonesian Hospital in northern Gaza Strip for treatment.

    Last summer five Palestinians were killed and over 30 injured when an unexploded ordnance went off while rubble was being cleared from a destroyed house in Gaza.

    All of those killed were members of the same family.

    Over 7,000 unexploded ordnance were left throughout the Gaza Strip following the 2014 war between Israel and Palestinian militant groups, according to officials of the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for the Palestinian territories (OCHA).