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Deal to reduce recent Gaza tensions will aid fight against COVID-19

New York: The top UN official in the Middle East has hailed an agreement to reduce the latest tensions in and around Gaza amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

3 rockets hit Green Zone in Iraq's Baghdad

Baghdad/Xinhua: Three Katyusha rockets on Thursday landed in the heavily fortified Green Zone in the Iraqi capital Baghdad without causing casualties, the Iraqi military said.

Israel hits Hamas targets in Gaza strip again after new explosive balloon attacks – IDF

Moscow/Sputnik: The Israeli forces once again stroke facilities of the Hamas Islamist movement in the Gaza Strip after several explosive balloons had been launched from the Palestinian enclave, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said.

Israeli army artillery bombs Hamas lookout posts in Gaza: sources

Gaza/Xinhua: The Israeli army artillery bombed on Saturday morning two lookout posts that belong to the Islamic Hamas movement's militants in the Gaza Strip, Hamas security sources said.

Gaza to reopen restaurants amid strict measures against COVID-19

Gaza/Xinhua/UNI:  Restaurants in the Gaza Strip will reopen during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, while precautionary measures will be taken to protect people from the COVID-19 pandemic, said Gaza authorities on Sunday.

Qatar distributes 10 mln USD to Gaza's poor families to fight COVID-19 epidemic

Gaza/Xinhua/UNI: Qatar on Tuesday started distributing 10 million U.S. dollars to 100,000 poor families in the Gaza Strip to help them fight COVID-19 epidemic.

At least 30 Palestinians injured in anti-Israel protest in eastern Gaza

Gaza/Xinhua/UNI: At least 30 Palestinian demonstrators were injured on Friday during clashes with Israeli soldiers stationed on the border between the eastern Gaza Strip and Israel.

Only ‘concrete action’ will stop fraying of Israel-Palestine peace prospects

New York/IBNS: Obstacles to any lasting deal between Israel and Palestine continue to mount, the UN’s Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process told Security Council members on Wednesday, and only “concrete action” towards a two-State solution will change that dynamic.

Twenty-six Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli forces in West Bank - Red Crescent

Gaza/Tel Aviv/Sputnik/UNI:  Twenty-six Palestinians were injured in the early hours of Wednesday during clashes with the Israeli armed forces near Joseph’s Tomb, located on the outskirts of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, Palestine Red Crescent’s spokeswoman, Erab Al Fuqaha said.

Netanyahu says Israel developing anti-drone technology in wake of recent launch from Gaza

Tel Aviv/Sputnik/UNI: Israel is working on new technology to fend off the growing threat of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday in the wake of a reported drone launch from the Gaza Strip.

Death toll from Israeli air strikes near Gaza strip rises to 10 - Health Ministry

Gaza/Sputnik/UNI: The death toll from Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip has grown to 10, the spokeswoman for the enclave's Health Ministry, Wafaa Yagi, told Sputnik on Tuesday.

Gaza militants shoot down Israeli army drone: sources

Gaza/Xinhua/UNI Militants in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip shot down on Sunday a drone that belongs to the Israeli army, Palestinian security sources in Gaza said.

At least 96 Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli soldiers in eastern Gaza: official

Gaza/Xinhua/UNI: At least 96 Palestinian demonstrators were injured during clashes in eastern Gaza Strip with Israeli soldiers stationed on the border, according to a local official.

49 Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli soldiers in eastern Gaza: official

Gaza (Xinhua/UNI) At least 49 Palestinians were injured on Friday afternoon during clashes between hundreds of Palestinian demonstrators and Israeli soldiers in the eastern Gaza Strip close to the border with Israel, an local official said.

Israeli army drone crashes in Gaza

Jerusalem, Sep 10 (Xinhua/UNI) The Israeli army confirmed on Tuesday that one of its military drones had fallen over the Gaza Strip earlier in the morning.