Islamic Jihad - updates

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Calm returns after 2-day flare-up in and around Gaza

Feb 25, 2020 - 8:24 PM

The Israeli military reports no rocket fire from the territory and Agence France-Presse correspondents in Gaza report no Israeli strikes

AFTERMATH. Palestinians salvage belongings from the site of an Israeli airstrike east of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip, on February 25, 2020. Photo by Said Khatib/AFP

Israeli warplanes hit Gaza, Syria after Palestinian rocket barrage

Feb 24, 2020 - 9:12 AM

The Israeli military says it had struck 'dozens' of Islamic Jihad targets throughout Gaza

EXPLOSION. A ball of fire is seen following an Israel airstrike at Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip early on February 23, 2020. Photo by Said Khatib/AFP

Palestinian parties agree to form unity government

Jan 18, 2017 - 8:00 AM

The agreement between the top Palestinian parties comes after 3 days of reconciliation talks in Moscow

UNITY NEAR. Fatah movement official Azzam al-Ahmad (L), in charge of his party's reconciliation team, Abed al-Hafeez Nofal (C), the Palestinian ambassador to Moscow, and exiled Hamas deputy leader Mussa Abu Marzuq (R) give a press conference along with other representatives of Palestinian political parties and movements in Moscow on January 17, 2017. Alexander Nemenov/AFP

Toddler dies after Molotov cocktail attack on a church

Nov 14, 2016 - 1:17 PM

Young children aged between 2 and 4 were playing in the car park when the attack happened

Sepeda motor milik terduga pelaku ledakan terparkir di Gereja Oikumene di Samarinda, Kalimantan Timur, pada 13 November 2016. Foto oleh Amirulloh/Antara

Israel raids Palestinian TV station accused over unrest

Mar 11, 2016 - 4:45 PM

3rd UPDATE A Palestinian leader accuses the extremist Israeli government of silencing every Palestinian voice while Israel blames Palestinian leaders and media for inciting violence

Palestinians are silhouetted as they walk in front of a large national flag during a rally in Gaza City on December 7, 2013. Mahmud Hams/AFP

Gaza car blasts target Hamas, Islamic Jihad armed wings

Jul 20, 2015 - 7:19 AM

The five near simultaneous blasts come amid growing tensions between the Palestinian territory s rulers and extremist opponents

BURNED. Palestinians gather around a burnt-out car in Gaza City on July 19, 2015, after explosions destroyed five cars in Gaza belonging to members of Hamas and Islamic Jihad, witnesses and a security source said, amid tensions between the Palestinian territory's rulers and Islamist extremists. Mohammed Abed/AFP

Defiant Gaza militants vow to rearm amid shaky truce

Aug 30, 2014 - 10:33 AM

The spokesman for Al Quds Brigades delivers a speech praising backers Iran and allies Hezbollah and declaring the militants would redouble efforts to rearm

Egypt says Gaza truce talks invite 'still in place'

Aug 02, 2014 - 9:57 AM

However it condemns Israel for keeping on targeting innocent Palestinian civilians in the Gaza strip