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Stories with place: Gaza Strip
  • Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after mortar fire 
    Updated: May-04-16 2:27 pm

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Israeli aircraft struck five Hamas targets in Gaza on Wednesday in response to mortar rounds fired at Israel from the coastal territory run by the Islamic militant group, the military said.

  • Gaza sewage spill floods farmland 
    Updated: May-04-16 1:03 pm

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Gaza rescue crews tried to salvage livestock and produce on Wednesday after a sewage reservoir collapsed, flooding about 25 acres (10 hectares) of farmland in a new sign of the worsening water and sewage crisis in the Hamas-run territory.

  • Gaza sewage crisis, festering in conflict, poisons coast story has photos
    Updated: May-03-16 9:07 am

    SHATI REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip - Each day, millions of gallons of raw sewage pour into the Gaza Strip's Mediterranean beachfront, spewing out of a metal pipe and turning miles of once-scenic coastline into a stagnant dead zone.

  • Gaza militants say 1 killed in training accident 
    Updated: May-02-16 5:53 am

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - The Islamic Jihad militant group says one of its members has been killed in an explosion.

  • Hamas deploys forces on Egypt-Gaza border over IS concerns 
    Updated: Apr-21-16 8:04 am

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Hamas has deployed forces along the Egyptian-Gaza border to counter Cairo's concerns it is aiding militants from the Islamic State group in Egypt's lawless Sinai Peninsula.

  • Jerusalem bus bombing wounds 21 Israelis story has photos
    Updated: Apr-18-16 3:11 pm

    JERUSALEM - A bus exploded in Jerusalem on Monday, wounding at least 21 people in what police said was a "terror attack," raising fears of a return to the Palestinian suicide bombings that ravaged Israeli cities a decade ago.

  • World Bank urges donors to fulfill Gaza pledges story has photos
    Updated: Apr-18-16 8:47 am

    JERUSALEM - After Israel's war against Gaza militants in 2014, Arab countries led the way in pledging reconstruction aid to the devastated seaside enclave. But a new report released Monday by the World Bank shows that Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and other Arab donors have delivered only a small fraction of what was promised.

  • Palestinian prime minister urges donors to rebuild Gaza 
    Updated: Apr-13-16 10:55 am

    RAMALLAH, West Bank - The Palestinian prime minister has urged international donor countries to "make good on their pledges" to help rebuild the war-battered Gaza Strip.

  • Gaza lioness leaves territory for new life in the West Bank 
    Updated: Apr-11-16 2:21 pm

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Israeli and Palestinian handlers have transferred a lioness from the Gaza Strip to the West Bank

  • Turkey: Gaza aid is a sticking point in Israel-Turkey talks 
    Updated: Apr-11-16 1:18 pm

    ISTANBUL - A Turkish official says normalization of ties with Israel hinges on reaching an agreement over humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip.

  • Palestinians hope for Obama change of heart with UN vote 
    Updated: Apr-10-16 12:23 pm

    JERUSALEM - With President Barack Obama in his last months in office, the Palestinians are hoping he will follow up his historic breakthroughs with Iran and Cuba with a push for their cause as well.

  • Gaza workers discover what could be an ancient church 
    Updated: Apr-05-16 8:34 am

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Palestinian tourism officials say construction workers in the Gaza Strip have discovered what they believe to be a Christian religious site from the Byzantine era.