Tag: Gaza Strip

  • Italy approves €3.5 million additional funding for UNRWA

    Italy approves €3.5 million additional funding for UNRWA

    Jerusalem : Italy approved on Monday an additional funding of €3.5 million for UNRWA programs to be carried out in Lebanon and in the Gaza Strip, according to a press release by the Italian Consulate in Jerusalem. “In accordance with the well-established Italian support to UNRWA, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine…

  • Israel strikes 12 sites across Gaza

    Israel strikes 12 sites across Gaza

    Jerusalem : Israel has carried out large-scale airstrikes in the Gaza Strip, targeting “12 terror sites”, a military spokesperson said. Israel struck Hamas sites in Gaza, bombing a concrete factory and a maritime assault tunnel shaft, after at least 36 Gaza rockets hit Israel, the army said on Wednesday, Xinhua news agency reported. The airstrikes…

  • Palestinian PM urges Hamas to allow government empowerment

    Palestinian PM urges Hamas to allow government empowerment

    Jerusalem : Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah urged the Islamic movement Hamas on Saturday to allow the empowerment of the national unity government in the Gaza Strip as a necessity for attaining internal reconciliation. Hamdallah said in a statement that President Mahmoud Abbas and the government were ready to shoulder all necessary responsibilities toward the…

  • Turkey, Israel agree on reconciliation deal

    Turkey, Israel agree on reconciliation deal

    Ankara, (IINA) – Turkey and Israel reached a reconciliation agreement late Sunday to normalize relations more than six years after Israeli troops stormed a Gaza-bound aid flotilla in international waters, a senior Turkish official confirmed on Monday. According to the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, Ankara and Tel Aviv teams that met during…