Tagged: Ceasefire

Israeli violations of truce keep Gazans on edge
Asmaa al-Ghoul, Al-Monitor

Israeli violations of truce keep Gazans on edge

The Israeli army has broken the peace many times in the six months since the end of the last war on the Gaza Strip, which ended with the signing of truce by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Aug. 26, 2014. Al-Monitor reviewed the weekly reports issued by the Palestinian Center for Human Rights from the end of the war up until Feb. 18.

on February 25, 2015
Israeli Navy Opens Gunfire on Fishermen off Gaza
Palestine News & Info Agency - WAFA

Israeli Navy Opens Gunfire on Fishermen off Gaza

The Israeli navy on Tuesday opened a hail of gunfire on Palestinian fishing boats offshore the coast of Sudaniya, northwest of Gaza City, according to WAFA correspondent. The incident occurred when an Israeli navy gunboat approached several Palestinian owned fishing boats, targeting them with gunfire despite navigating within the 6-mile nautical zone allowed for Palestinians to fish in. No injuries were reported, however.

on October 7, 2014
Israeli soldiers Shoot, Injure Farmer along Gaza Borders
Palestinian News & Info Agency - WAFA

Israeli soldiers Shoot, Injure Farmer along Gaza Borders

A Palestinian farmer Sunday was shot and injured by Israeli forces stationed near Gaza Strip's northern borders, said WAFA correspondent. Israeli soldiers stationed at military towers along the borders opened fire toward a Palestinian farmer while he was working on his land, injuring him in the foot. He was transferred to hospital for treatment.

on September 28, 2014
A Look at the Gaza War and Cease-fire Halting It
Associated Press

A Look at the Gaza War and Cease-fire Halting It

A seven-week war between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip has ended with an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire. Here is a look at the results of the war, the terms of the cease-fire and unresolved issues that are to be tackled in a future round of indirect negotiations expected to begin next month.

on August 27, 2014
Abbas announces Israel-Gaza ceasefire
Ma'an News Agency

Abbas announces Israel-Gaza ceasefire

President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday announced a long-term ceasefire agreement between Israel and Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip. In a short televised address, Abbas said the agreement would go into effect at 7 p.m.

on August 26, 2014
Israel, Hamas Agree to Open-Ended Cease-Fire
Joshua Mitnick & Asa Fitch, The Wall Street Journal

Israel, Hamas Agree to Open-Ended Cease-Fire

Israel and Hamas agreed to their first open-ended cease-fire after seven weeks of military confrontation and will resume truce talks in Cairo in the coming days.

on August 26, 2014
European push for new UN resolution on Gaza
Ma'an News Agency

European push for new UN resolution on Gaza

Britain, France and Germany have launched a fresh bid at the UN to end six weeks of violence in Gaza, after Israeli warplanes killed three top Hamas commanders, inflicting a heavy blow on the movement's armed wing.

on August 22, 2014
3 Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City
Ma'an News Agency

3 Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City

Two Palestinians were killed and at least 16 injured in an Israeli airstrike on the al-Dalou family home in Gaza City on Tuesday, Gaza medical officials said.

on August 19, 2014
Israel and Hamas blame each other as rockets and air strikes end Gaza truce
Harriet Sherwood and Patrick Kingsley, The Guardian

Israel and Hamas blame each other as rockets and air strikes end Gaza truce

Israeli negotiators withdrew from peace talks in Cairo aimed at forging a durable ceasefire in the six-week war in Gaza on Tuesday night as rocket fire and air strikes resumed hours before the latest truce was due to expire.

on August 19, 2014
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