Tag: Gaza Strip

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Israeli-Arab MK Supports Gaza Riots: Millions Should March on Jerusalem

TEL AVIV – Arab Knesset member Haneen Zoabi (Joint List) said that Israel is “looking for an excuse to kill the Palestinians” and called on Palestinians to “march on Jerusalem” in support of the violent Gaza protests. She made her comments at a press briefing at the United Nations headquarters in New York. 

Hamas leader Ismail Haniya speaks on April 9, 2018 at the site of protests on the Israel-Gaza border east of Gazy City. The border fence between the Palestinian enclave and Israel has become the backdrop of mass Gaza demonstrations that lead to deadly clashes. / AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD HAMS (Photo credit should read MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images)

Hamas Vows More Israel Border Chaos

The protests along the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel will continue until they achieve their goals and the Palestinians return to all of Palestine, Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh vowed on Monday.

Palestinian protesters burn an American flag during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Friday, April 6, 2018.

U.S. Blocks UN Statement Supporting Gaza Rioters

The United States for a second week in a row blocked a UN Security Council statement supporting the right of Palestinians to “demonstrate peacefully” and endorsing Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ call for an independent investigation into deadly protests in Gaza.

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Hamas Caught Using Cover of Protesters to Attack Israel

While the news media is largely describing “protesters” seeking to end the blockade of the Gaza Strip and create a Palestinian state, many so-called demonstrators approaching the Israeli border have been reportedly armed with weapons and attempting to attack Israeli soldiers.

Palestinian medics carry a wounded man who was shot by Israeli troops during a demonstration near the Gaza Strip border with Israel, in eastern Gaza City, Friday, March 30, 2018. (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra)

Report: At Least 25 Injured in Renewed Gaza Border Riots

The Times of Israel reported: At least 25 Palestinians have been injured in renewed clashes on Saturday along the security fence with Israel, according to Hamas-run Gaza health authorities, with Palestinian media reporting that the death toll from Friday’s violence has climbed to 18.

Palestinians Setting Up Tent City to Stage Gaza Border Chaos

TEL AVIV – Thousands of Palestinians will gather at the border with Gaza on Friday and set-up a “tent city” for a six-week-long protest “to demand the right of return to the homes and villages that they were expelled from in 1948,” Ahmad Abu Ratima, an organizer of the protest, told The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday.