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Israeli aircraft kills militant in Gazaupdated: Thu Jul 12 2012 07:43:00

An Israeli airstrike killed a Palestinian militant in Gaza City on Thursday, Palestinian medical sources said.

Gaza truce gets off to a shaky startupdated: Sat Jun 23 2012 15:30:00

Egypt mediated a truce between Israel and Gaza militants on Saturday, an effort to keep the lid on a deadly spurt of violence between the foes, the Hamas movement said.

Book festival allowed into Gaza after five-year waitupdated: Fri May 11 2012 05:56:00

After five years of trying, an international group of authors have achieved their aim of taking their Palestine Festival of Literature to Gaza for the first time.

Israeli military closes investigation into deaths of 21 family membersupdated: Wed May 02 2012 15:01:00

Israeli military investigatorshave ordered an end to a probe into the deaths of 21 members of a Palestinian family during the 2009 military offensive on Gaza, saying there was "no war crime committed."

Israeli forces, Palestinian militants exchange fire in Gazaupdated: Tue May 01 2012 19:51:00

Israeli forces and Palestinian militants exchanged fire Tuesday in Gaza, according to officials from both groups.

1,500 Palestinian prisoners start hunger strike updated: Tue Apr 17 2012 16:53:00

About 1,500 Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli detention began an open-ended hunger strike Tuesday.

Gaza fuel shortage sparks power blackoutsupdated: Sun Mar 25 2012 16:42:00

Political leaders in Gaza are sparring over a fuel shortage that has prompted rolling power blackouts and protests there.

Israeli airstrikes kill 11, Palestinian sources sayupdated: Fri Mar 09 2012 19:41:00

Eleven Palestinians were killed and at least four critically injured Friday and early Saturday after a series of Israeli airstrikes targeted suspected militants across Gaza, according to Palestinian medical officials.

Two killed in Gaza airstrikeupdated: Thu Dec 08 2011 09:03:00

Two Palestinian militants were killed in an Israeli airstrike in Gaza Thursday, Palestinian medical sources told CNN.

Israeli airstrikes in Gaza kill 1, wound 5updated: Tue Dec 06 2011 20:40:00

Islamic Jihad said one of its members was killed and five others wounded in two Israel airstrikes in Gaza on Wednesday morning.

France says consul hurt in Gaza airstrikeupdated: Tue Nov 15 2011 12:55:00

French officials Tuesday condemned an Israeli airstrike on Gaza that wounded its consul, his wife and their daughter, calling on Israel to avoid civilian casualties.

Israeli ships shadow Gaza flotilla, organizers sayupdated: Fri Nov 04 2011 19:10:00

Israeli warships have begun shadowing two aid boats bound for the embargoed Palestinian territory of Gaza but are taking no action, a spokesman for the aid mission said Thursday.

Israeli military boards Gaza-bound aid ships updated: Fri Nov 04 2011 19:09:00

Israeli sailors boarded two aid ships headed to the Palestinian territory of Gaza on Friday, the Israeli military said.

Palestinians: Israeli airstrike kills 2 in Gazaupdated: Mon Oct 31 2011 05:04:00

Two Palestinian militants were killed by an Israeli airstrike in Gaza early Monday morning, Palestinian medical sources said. The strikes came in response to rocket fire from Gaza into Israel, the Israeli military said.

Officials: 10 killed in Gaza, Israel in back-and-forth violenceupdated: Sat Oct 29 2011 19:25:00

At least 10 people are dead in Gaza and southern Israel, in a wave of back-and-forth attacks between the Israeli military and Palestinian militants, according to medical and military officials.

Israel retaliates after rocket launches from Gazaupdated: Thu Sep 29 2011 22:16:00

Israeli warplanes took to the air overnight Thursday, striking back after rockets were fired into territory from Gaza, Israeli and Palestinian officials said.

Israeli airstrike kills 2 in Gazaupdated: Fri Aug 26 2011 16:01:00

An Israeli airstrike killed two Islamic Jihadists in Gaza Thursday evening, while a mortar attack knocked out power at a border crossing into Israel, Israeli military officials and Palestinian security sources reported.

Violence continues in Gazaupdated: Mon Aug 22 2011 22:43:00

Violence between Israeli forces and teams of militants in Gaza continued for a fourth day. CNN's Kevin Flower reports.

Attacks focus attention on Islamist extremists in Egypt -- and tunnelsupdated: Thu Aug 18 2011 15:30:00

The attacks on Israeli civilians and soldiers Thursday have exposed the deteriorating security situation on the Egyptian side of the desert border, and the easy access to weapons in an area renowned for smuggling and lawlessness.

Two Palestinians killed in Israeli actionsupdated: Wed Aug 17 2011 08:19:00

Two Palestinians were killed by the Israeli military in Gaza, Israeli and Palestinian officials said Wednesday.

Israeli attacks on Palestinian militant bases kill 1updated: Tue Aug 16 2011 04:52:00

Airstrikes following a rocket attack targeted Palestinian militants in Gaza early Tuesday, the Israeli military reported.

Airstrikes wound three in Gazaupdated: Mon Aug 15 2011 22:07:00

At least four airstrikes hit Gaza early Tuesday, leaving two people critically wounded and a third on life support, Palestinian medical and security sources said.

Talks continue on restarting aid programs for Gaza, U.S. official saysupdated: Sat Aug 13 2011 15:12:00

A day after the U.S. government announced the suspension of operations for American-funded aid organizations in the Gaza Strip, efforts are now underway to restart the $98 million worth of programming, according to an American government official.

Gaza-bound land convoy reaches Sudanupdated: Thu Jul 28 2011 11:56:00

A humanitarian land convoy heading to Gaza from South Africa reached Port Sudan, Sudan on the Red Sea Wednesday and is destined to become the first relief mission to Gaza from Africa.

Israeli forces take over Gaza-bound boat; no resistance reportedupdated: Tue Jul 19 2011 13:00:00

Israeli naval forces Tuesday successfully took over a boat of activists intent on breaking what they call the "siege of Gaza" without violent resistance.

Gaza-bound flotilla blockedupdated: Thu Jul 07 2011 05:41:00

Phil Black was on board the Audacity of Hope, as it set out from Greece to Gaza. The day started optimistically enough.

French boat bound for Gaza 'stuck' in Greece, organizers sayupdated: Thu Jul 07 2011 05:41:00

A French boat trying to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza is "stuck" in Greece, detained along with its crew by Greek authorities, a spokesman for the French crew said Thursday.

Two Palestinians reported killed in Gaza strikeupdated: Tue Jul 05 2011 12:35:00

Two Palestinians were killed and one wounded in an Israeli military strike in central Gaza, Palestinian medical sources reported Tuesday.

Gaza flotilla sabotaged, organizer saysupdated: Thu Jun 30 2011 06:28:00

An organizer of the Gaza flotilla said Thursday that one of its ships has been sabotaged while anchored in Turkey's territorial waters.

U.S. State Department warns those involved in Gaza protest flotillaupdated: Fri Jun 24 2011 21:36:00

The U.S. State Department on Friday ramped up its warnings urging Americans not to join other activists in a flotilla, expected to sail soon, aimed at challenging Israel's maritime blockage of the Gaza strip.

Israeli raid on Gaza-bound flotilla rememberedupdated: Mon May 30 2011 17:41:00

On the first anniversary of the Israeli raid on a flotilla headed to Gaza, organizers of another flotilla planned for June held a news conference Monday that concluded with a minute of silence for the nine activists killed in that raid.

Two suspects in Italian activist's death killed in raidupdated: Tue Apr 19 2011 19:51:00

Two suspects in the death of an Italian activist were killed Tuesday in a firefight with security forces in Gaza, Hamas said. A third suspect was wounded and taken to a hospital.

Gaza tunnel collapse kills 4updated: Tue Apr 12 2011 16:17:00

Four people died and four others were injured when a tunnel collapsed near Rafah in southern Gaza Tuesday, Palestinian medical and security sources told CNN.

Arab League meeting urged over Gazaupdated: Sat Apr 09 2011 16:23:00

The Palestinian Authority's president has called for an emergency meeting of the Arab League over the escalation of conflict between the Israeli military and Gaza-based militants, the Palestinian Authority-run news agency WAFA said on Saturday.

Report: Palestinian journalists abused by Palestinian security forcesupdated: Wed Apr 06 2011 17:37:00

Palestinian journalists are finding reporting increasingly difficult in the face of the growing abuse toward them by Palestinian security forces in the West Bank and Gaza, according to a report released Wednesday by Human Rights Watch.

Palestinian dies in Israeli airstrikeupdated: Wed Mar 30 2011 16:38:00

Israeli airstrikes in southern Gaza killed one Palestinian and seriously wounded another Wednesday morning, Israeli and Palestinian officials said.

Revolutions have made us proud to be Arabsupdated: Wed Mar 30 2011 09:19:00

For the first time in my life, I saw the Tunisian, Egyptian and Libyan flags held high in the sky of Gaza next to the Palestinian flag.

Five reported injured in Gaza strikesupdated: Mon Mar 21 2011 21:41:00

At least five people were injured late Monday after Gaza City was hit by multiple airstrikes, according to Palestinian witnesses and medical sources.

Israel shows weaponry said to have been bound for Gazaupdated: Thu Mar 17 2011 13:21:00

The Israeli military displayed mortar shells, ammunition and surface-to-sea missiles in Ashdod on Wednesday, ordnance that officials said was seized from a ship bound for Gaza.

3 killed in Gazaupdated: Thu Feb 17 2011 10:54:00

The Israeli military fired on militants who were trying to plant a bomb near a security fence in northern Gaza, striking three, the military said.

Gaza bloggers build bridges to outside worldupdated: Fri Feb 04 2011 05:33:00

In Gaza, bloggers say they are using the internet to share the realities of their daily lives with the wider world.

Flotilla raid 'regrettable' but legal, Israeli commission findsupdated: Mon Jan 24 2011 03:41:00

Israel's deadly raid on an aid flotilla that attempted to run the blockade of Gaza was "regrettable" but legal under international law, an independent Israeli commission reported Sunday.

Hamas says it will temporarily halt rocket fire into Israelupdated: Mon Jan 10 2011 11:28:00

The militant group Hamas has asked other militant factions to stop firing rockets into Israel in order to give the people of Gaza "a time of quiet," a spokesman for the group said Monday.

Friendly fire kills Israeli soldier, wounds 4 moreupdated: Sat Jan 08 2011 05:59:00

An Israeli soldier was killed and four more injured by a mortar shell fired by their own forces on the Gaza border, a military spokesman said.

2 bodies found in Gazaupdated: Thu Jan 06 2011 23:28:00

The bodies of two men have been found in northern Gaza, Palestinian medical sources said Thursday.

Israeli air strikes hit Gazaupdated: Wed Jan 05 2011 07:34:00

Israeli warplanes launched airstrikes Tuesday at two cities in Gaza, but there were no immediate reports of casualties, Palestinian and Israeli officials said.

Women fighters willing to die for Gazaupdated: Tue Jan 04 2011 00:40:00

With faces covered and guns loaded, Palestinian militants are training among the sand dunes of Gaza.

Women fighters willing to die for Gazaupdated: Tue Jan 04 2011 00:40:00

Women are training as militants in Gaza to join what they call the resistance against Israel. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.

Israel reports hitting targets in Gazaupdated: Sun Jan 02 2011 11:14:00

The Israeli military launched airstrikes in northern and central Gaza early Sunday, said spokesmen for the Israel Defense Forces and Hamas.

1 dead, 5 wounded in Gazaupdated: Tue Dec 28 2010 18:44:00

A 20-year-old Palestinian was killed Tuesday evening when Israeli soldiers opened fire in Gaza, Palestinian medical sources said.

Palestinian officials: Israeli forces kill two militantsupdated: Sun Dec 26 2010 09:07:00

Israeli forces killed two militants in Gaza on Sunday morning, Palestinian officials said.

Hamas: 1 person injured in Israeli airstrike on Gazaupdated: Sat Dec 25 2010 05:28:00

Israeli fighter jets attacked two targets in the Gaza Strip early Saturday in retaliation for a spate of militant rockets launched into Israel this week, an Israel Defense Forces spokeswoman said.

Gaza-Israeli tensions escalateupdated: Fri Dec 24 2010 06:59:00

The U.N. is expressing concern of growing violence along the Israeli-Gaza border. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.

4 injured in Israeli airstrike on Gazaupdated: Tue Dec 21 2010 14:19:00

Four Hamas militants were injured Tuesday in an Israeli airstrike, Palestinian medical officials said.

Report: 5 Palestinians killed after Israeli airstrike in Gazaupdated: Sat Dec 18 2010 21:10:00

An Israeli military strike killed five Palestinians in central Gaza on Saturday night, the Palestinian Authority's official news agency reported.

Israel outlines easing of economic measures on Palestiniansupdated: Tue Dec 14 2010 14:30:00

The general in charge of the Israeli government's program to ease the economic blockade of Gaza, cited major progress Tuesday, saying the flow of goods into Gaza has increased many fold.

Israeli body OKs more 'easing' of Gaza restrictionsupdated: Mon Dec 13 2010 21:19:00

Israel's Security Cabinet approved "further easing" of economic "restrictions" in Gaza, on Wednesday, the prime minister's office said.

2 Palestinian militants killed, 1 Israeli soldier hurt in Gaza clashupdated: Mon Dec 13 2010 21:02:00

Two members of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad were killed and an Israeli soldier was wounded in a clash Saturday in Gaza, Palestinian and Israeli officials said.

Sources: Explosive kills 2 teens in Gazaupdated: Fri Dec 10 2010 07:58:00

Two 16-year-old Palestinian boys were killed and three other teens were injured in Gaza on Friday from an unexploded Israeli ordnance, Palestinian medical and security officials said.

Hamas leader denies al Qaeda is operating in Gazaupdated: Wed Dec 01 2010 13:08:00

The prime minister of the Hamas government in Gaza denied Wednesday Israeli claims of an al Qaeda presence in the coastal strip, claiming there is no such thing.

Greek commandos board Gaza-bound shipupdated: Fri Nov 12 2010 10:32:00

Greek commandos boarded a Gaza-bound aid ship -- whose mission went awry and turned into a hostage situation after a dispute with the ship's captain -- in a harbor off the country's coast Friday, an official with the activist organization sponsoring the vessel said.

Official: Pro-Gaza activists still at sea after being taken hostageupdated: Thu Nov 11 2010 21:52:00

Activists working to break Israel's siege of Gaza remained afloat in the Mediterranean Sea after their ship was taken over Thursday in Libya, an official with their organization said.

Two injured in strike in Gazaupdated: Thu Nov 11 2010 07:26:00

Two suspected militants were injured in Gaza Thursday after Israeli forces fired at them, Hamas security sources said.

Aid convoy arrives in Gazaupdated: Thu Oct 21 2010 17:41:00

A humanitarian convoy that includes passengers who survived a previous fatal flotilla incident arrived to a jubilant welcome in Gaza, the organization said Thursday.

New Gaza-bound aid convoy further delayedupdated: Mon Oct 18 2010 14:52:00

A Gaza humanitarian convoy that includes passengers who survived a previous fatal flotilla incident has been further delayed in its attempt to deliver aid for Palestinians, organizers said Monday.

New convoy departing for Gaza delayedupdated: Sun Oct 17 2010 11:00:00

A Gaza humanitarian convoy that includes passengers who survived a previous fatal flotilla incident has been delayed and is expected to set sail Monday in an attempt to deliver aid for Palestinians, organizers said.

New aid convoy departing Sunday for Gazaupdated: Sat Oct 16 2010 08:49:00

A Gaza humanitarian convoy that includes passengers who survived a previous fatal flotilla incident will set sail Sunday in an attempt to deliver aid for Palestinians, organizers said.

New aid convoy departing for Gaza this weekendupdated: Thu Oct 14 2010 09:08:00

Survivors of a fatal Gaza aid flotilla incident are headed out again on another humanitarian convoy carrying aid for Palestinians that is set to depart this weekend, organizers said Thursday.

2 Israeli soldiers convicted for actions during Gaza incursionupdated: Sun Oct 03 2010 10:01:00

Two Israeli soldiers were convicted of ordering a 9-year-old boy to open bags they thought might be booby-trapped during Israel's incursion into Gaza nearly two years ago.

Israelis intercept aid boat to Gazaupdated: Tue Sep 28 2010 14:25:00

The Israeli navy took over an aid vessel that attempted to sail to Gaza on Tuesday despite a blockade to the occupied territory, a spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces said.

Gaza flotilla: A tale of two inquiresupdated: Tue Sep 28 2010 14:25:00

In August, CNN looked at the Israeli and UN probes into the confrontation aboard an aid ship bound for Gaza.

Gaza airstrike kills 3 Palestinian militants, medics sayupdated: Tue Sep 28 2010 06:43:00

An Israeli airstrike on Gaza killed three Palestinian militants Monday night, Palestinian medical officials said.

Jewish boat heads toward Gaza with aidupdated: Mon Sep 27 2010 05:29:00

An aid ship sponsored by Jewish activist organizations around the world continued toward Gaza on Monday, despite a blockade to the occupied territory.

Jewish boat sets sail to Gaza with aidupdated: Sun Sep 26 2010 15:22:00

An aid ship sponsored by Jewish activist organizations around the world set sail Sunday from Cyprus to Gaza, despite a blockade to the occupied territory.

Palestinian officials say Israeli naval forces kill 1updated: Fri Sep 24 2010 08:49:00

A 20-year-old man was killed on Friday when Israeli naval forces opened fire on a Palestinian fishermen along the Gaza coast, Palestinian security and medical officials said.

New aid convoy departs for Gazaupdated: Sat Sep 18 2010 07:45:00

A survivor of the fatal Gaza flotilla incident in May headed out Saturday on a new convoy to bring medical supplies to the Palestinian territory.

Israel: Weapons sites in Gaza hitupdated: Thu Sep 16 2010 05:11:00

The Israeli air force struck a pair of weapons storage facilities in Gaza overnight, the military said Thursday.

Israelis, Palestinians trade fire; 4 Palestinians hurtupdated: Tue Sep 14 2010 13:45:00

Four Palestinians were injured, one critically, in a skirmish with Israeli soldiers in Gaza on Tuesday night, Palestinian security and medical sources said.

Two killed after Israel targets Gaza tunnels, officials sayupdated: Sun Sep 05 2010 05:51:00

At least two people were killed after Israel targeted three tunnels in Gaza in airstrikes late Saturday night and early Sunday, Hamas officials said.

Israel targets 3 Gaza tunnels after rocket hits Israeli townupdated: Sat Sep 04 2010 18:34:00

Israel targeted three tunnels in Gaza in air strikes late Saturday night and early Sunday after a rocket from Gaza landed in Israel, an Israel Defense Forces spokesman said.

Mortar fire injures two Israeli soldiersupdated: Tue Aug 17 2010 04:29:00

Two mortars fired from Gaza early Tuesday lightly injured two Israeli soldiers, a military spokesman said.

Blast injures 40, destroys militant leader's homeupdated: Mon Aug 02 2010 05:07:00

A large explosion left 40 injured and destroyed the house of a Palestinian militant leader in central Gaza early Monday morning, authorities said.

Gaza rocket hits Israel community centerupdated: Sun Aug 01 2010 11:24:00

A community center near Sderot, Israel, suffered significant damage after a rocket fired from Gaza hit the building.

Israeli airstrikes hit Gazaupdated: Fri Jul 30 2010 21:53:00

Israel launched a series of airstrikes in Gaza starting late Friday in response to a rocket assault on Ashkelon earlier in the day.

Palestinian rocket hits Israeli cityupdated: Fri Jul 30 2010 03:58:00

The Israeli city of Ashkelon was hit by a rocket fired by Palestinian militants in Gaza early Friday, causing minor damage, but no injuries, the Israel Defense Forces spokesman said.

Thousands of Gaza kids set unofficial record for basketballs bouncedupdated: Thu Jul 22 2010 13:32:00

More than 7,200 children in Gaza dribbled their way to an unofficial record Thursday night at an airport in Rafah, officials from a United Nations agency said.

Man killed in Israeli strike, say Gaza sourcesupdated: Wed Jul 21 2010 12:32:00

Israeli forces killed a Palestinian man and wounded five others in Gaza Wednesday, Gaza security and medical sources said.

Aid from Libya arrives in Gazaupdated: Sun Jul 18 2010 16:48:00

Thirty-five truckloads of humanitarian aid from Libya began arriving in Gaza on Sunday, more than a week after a Libyan-backed ship set sail from Greece transporting the supplies, according to a spokesperson for the Israel Defense Forces.

Gaza aid stuck in Egyptian portupdated: Sun Jul 18 2010 03:28:00

A Libyan backed ship carrying aid for Gaza remains docked in Egypt for a third day as workers separate the supplies.

Supplies from Gaza aid ship awaiting transfer from Egyptian portupdated: Sun Jul 18 2010 03:28:00

Aid intended for Gaza that was unloaded from a Libyan-backed ship in northern Egypt was sitting in storage Saturday, awaiting transfer, according to the governor of North Sinai.

Gaza aid ship unloads at Egyptian portupdated: Thu Jul 15 2010 22:23:00

A Libyan-backed ship carrying humanitarian goods for Gaza docked Thursday at Al Arish in northern Egypt and unloaded tons of aid from the Gadhafi Foundation, a charity headed by the son of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.

Libyan aid ship to dock in Egypt, not Gazaupdated: Wed Jul 14 2010 13:45:00

The Libyan-backed ship carrying humanitarian goods for Gaza is headed to Egypt, a move that averts a showdown between Israel and the people on the vessel and generates more aid for the people in the beleaguered Palestinian land.

Flouting Israeli ultimatum, Libyan aid ship continues toward Gazaupdated: Tue Jul 13 2010 22:15:00

The executive director of the organization sending a Libyan-backed ship laden with humanitarian goods to Gaza -- in violation of an Israeli blockade -- said Tuesday that the ship's captain has no plans to alter course.

Israeli soldier faces manslaughter charge in Gaza incursionupdated: Tue Jul 06 2010 18:45:00

An Israeli soldier faces a manslaughter charge in the death of a Palestinian waving a white flag during a three-week incursion into Gaza, the Israeli military said Tuesday.

Humanitarian aid from flotilla arrives in Gazaupdated: Thu Jul 01 2010 16:24:00

Humanitarian relief supplies carried by a flotilla of aid ships are finally arriving in Gaza, two months after a deadly confrontation at sea sparked an international response.

Militants attack U.N.-sponsored summer camp in Gazaupdated: Mon Jun 28 2010 11:12:00

A group of 25 armed and masked men attacked and set fire to a U.N.-sponsored summer camp in Gaza on Monday morning, the U.N. Relief and Works Agency said.

Gazans without electricity over the weekendupdated: Sun Jun 27 2010 13:43:00

Political bickering between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority resulted in a massive electricity shutdown over the weekend, leaving thousands of Palestinians without power in 90 degree temperatures, officials said.

Iran will not send aid ship to Gazaupdated: Thu Jun 24 2010 17:58:00

Iran will not send a ship carrying humanitarian aid to Gaza as it had planned to do on Thursday, according to a report from the official news agency of Iran.

Tony Blair aims for Gaza negotiationsupdated: Wed Jun 16 2010 14:38:00

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair talks to CNN about resolving the crisis to Gaza.

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