Tagged: Borders

Israeli Military Vehicles, Bulldozers Cross Gaza Borders News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli Military Vehicles, Bulldozers Cross Gaza Borders

Palestinian residents in the Gaza Strip witnessed ongoing near daily incursions by Israeli forces Wednesday morning as Israeli military vehicles and bulldozers entered the strip, firing heavily into the air. Three bulldozers and four military tanks were observed by residents of the town of al-Qarara working on Palestinian agricultural land near the Gaza Israel border.

on June 10, 2015
Israeli forces open fire on protest at Gaza border News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli forces open fire on protest at Gaza border

Israeli forces opened fire on dozens of protesters marching on the eastern border of the Gaza Strip near Khan Younis on Sunday. Witnesses said that Israeli forces opened fired on the protesters as they neared the border, adding that no injuries were reported. The protest was called in opposition to the Israeli-administered blockade of the coastal strip as well as to delays in reconstruction.

on March 30, 2015
Israeli troops fire at Gaza farmers along border News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli troops fire at Gaza farmers along border

Israeli forces opened fire at Palestinian farmers working in their fields along the border area between Israel and the Gaza Strip Tuesday morning. Witnesses told Ma'an that gunfire came from Israeli watchtowers commanding the border area opposite to Shujaiyya, Zaytoun and Juhr al-Dik neighborhoods. All farmers were forced to leave their fields following the incident.

on March 17, 2015
Israeli forces open fire at Palestinians across Gaza border News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli forces open fire at Palestinians across Gaza border

Israeli forces on Thursday evening opened fire at Palestinians on land east of the city of Khuzaa in the southern Gaza Strip. Witnesses told Ma'an that Israeli soldiers deployed at the border opened fire at individuals who were on private Palestinian land in the area, which is east of Khan Younis. They said that no injuries were reported as a result of the attack.

on March 12, 2015
Israeli army infiltrates Gaza borders, raze land News Roundup
Palestine News & Info Agency

Israeli army infiltrates Gaza borders, raze land

Israeli military vehicles Wednesday infiltrated Gaza borders and went nearly 150 meters into the eastern part of al-Maghazi area, in central Gaza, according to WAFA correspondent. Four Israeli tanks, accompanied with two army bulldozers, raided and razed agricultural land while firing toward the land and nearby residents’ home. No injuries were reported.

on March 11, 2015
Soldiers Fire Smoke Bombs, Live Rounds, On Homes, Lands, In Gaza News Roundup
Saed Bannoura, International Middle East Media Center

Soldiers Fire Smoke Bombs, Live Rounds, On Homes, Lands, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers, stationed across the border fence east of Gaza city, fired several smoke bombs and rounds of live ammunition, targeting Palestinian homes and agricultural lands. The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) said the soldiers, stationed on military towers behind the fence, fired dozens of rounds of live ammunition, and smoke bombs, causing property damage but no injuries.

on March 5, 2015
Home through the eyes of a Palestinian Op-Eds & Analysis
Deena Zaru, CNN

Home through the eyes of a Palestinian

Even before the deaths of the three Israeli settlers were confirmed, an Israeli military operation had begun in the West Bank. It was then, with a bookbag on my back and a rip in my jeans, that I crossed the Jordan River on a bus and arrived in Jericho after almost thirty six hours of travel. It had been three years since I'd gone home and I couldn't wait to see my grandparents, cousins and friends.

on February 19, 2015
Palestinians in Gaza Rush to Rafah Border Crossing During Three-Day Reopening Videos
Jehad Saftawi, IMEU

Palestinians in Gaza Rush to Rafah Border Crossing During Three-Day Reopening

The border crossing between Egypt and the Gaza Strip reopened for three days earlier this week at the request of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Only students, patients, and people holding foreign residency were permitted to leave Gaza.

on January 23, 2015
Gaza: One War, One Family. Five Children, Four Dead News Roundup
Sarah Helm, Newsweek

Gaza: One War, One Family. Five Children, Four Dead

In a house in Rafah in southern Gaza, near the Egyptian border, Nabil Siyam, aged 34, slowly lays out pictures of his family. He only has one arm, the other was blown off by an Israeli bomb during the summer war. The pictures show his wife, Shireen, and their children – Mustafa, 9, Ghaida, a girl aged 8, Abdul Rahman, 6, Badruddin, 5 and Dalal, also a girl, aged nine months. All but Badruddin were killed by the same bomb.

on December 12, 2014
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