Israel Says MSF Nurse Shot at Troops on Gaza Border

JERUSALEM – Israel said an MSF nurse shot at troops on the Gaza border this week, a charge the medical charity said Friday it was investigating as it confirmed the death of an employee.

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Israel Resumes Parcel Post Into Gaza

Israel has begun allowing parcels to be sent to Gaza again, officials said Monday, months after a ban over allegations the Palestinian enclave’s Hamas rulers were using them to smuggle weapons.

Residents of Israel's oldest kibbutz, Deganya Alef, on the shores of the Sea of Galile check their mail on April 1, 2008. Much has changed in the northern Israeli kibbutz, founded in Ottoman Palestine in 1910 by a group of young and idealistic east European Jews. The socialist ideals that …

IDF General To Hold First Ever Live Chat Session With Palestinians

TEL AVIV – For the first time, Israel’s Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) will conduct a live online chat session in Arabic on Tuesday to answer Palestinians’ questions as part of the government’s wider initiative to directly engage the Palestinian public.

A Palestinian man looks at the Facebook page of Avichay Adraee, the spokesman of the Israeli Army to the Arabic media, after hackers replaced his cover photo with that of the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigade during the '#Op_Israel' campaign launched by the activist group Anonymous, in Gaza City on April 7, …

Palestinian Swimmer Lied About Israel Keeping Her From Olympic-Sized Pools

TEL AVIV – The Palestinian swimmer selected to compete in the Rio Olympics lied when she told the world that she was unable to train properly since there were no Olympic-size pools in the Palestinian territories and that the Israeli “occupation” had cut off her access to an Olympic size pool.

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Gaza Sewage Causes Water Crisis

TEL AVIV – Millions of gallons of sewage from Gaza poured every day into the Mediterranean is destroying Palestinian and Israel’s freshwater supplies as well as local fishing zones, the Associated Press reported.

A Palestinian boy carries a basket loaded with bottles that he has filled from taps delivering drinking water for free on March 22, 2016 in the town of Beit Lahia, in the northern Gaza Strip.