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Israelis shoot dead Palestinian fighter in East Jerusalem

Israeli police shot and killed a knife-wielding Palestinian who attempted to stab police officers in Jerusalem’s Old City on Friday, officials said. Palestinian officials identified the deceased as a 50-year-old doctor from East Jerusalem, who residents said had faced financial issues in recent months. Hundreds of Palestinians had gathered earlier …

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BREAKING NEWS – Israel fires at Gaza

Israel launched airstrikes on what it said was a Hamas military site in the Gaza Strip early on Tuesday, after incendiary balloons were sent into Israeli territory, the army said. Fighter jets struck a Hamas rocket manufacturing workshop as well as a Hamas military compound in Khan Yunis, a city …

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More Israeli bombs on Gaza

Israeli aircraft struck Hamas sites in Gaza early on Sunday in response to incendiary balloons launched from the Palestinian enclave, the military said, as a recent rise in cross-border violence tests a fragile truce that ended fierce fighting in May. Sanctioned by Hamas, the Islamist armed group that rules Gaza, …

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Human rights Watch admits Israel laws when bombing Gaza

Israeli airstrikes that demolished four high-rise buildings in the Gaza Strip during the war in May apparently violated international laws of war, a leading international human rights group said Monday. The group called on the Israeli military to produce evidence justifying the attacks. Human Rights Watch noted that although no …

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Israel launches new airstrikes on Gaza

Israeli aircraft struck Hamas sites in Gaza late on Saturday, the military said, in an escalation of hostilities after earlier cross-border gunfire seriously injured an Israeli soldier and wounded 41 Palestinians, including two critically.Slideshow ( 5 images ) The injuries came during a Gaza protest organised by the enclave’s Islamist rulers …

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In new victory Israel eases blockade on Gaza

Israel is to authorize the entry of Palestinian traders and goods from Gaza for the first time in more than a year following an improvement in the security situation, officials said Friday. “In light of the preservation of security stability” in the area, “1,000 merchants and 350 senior Gazan businesspeople” …

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Israel claims it shot down Hezbollah drone

Israel downed an unarmed Hezbollah drone that crossed the border from Lebanon, the army said Thursday. In a statement, the army said it downed the drone after it crossed the border into Israeli airspace. The incident on Wednesday was the latest uptick in activity along Israel’s northern border. Last week, …

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A tête-à-tête with Mahmoud Abd Al-Rahim, on the still tenuous relationship between resistance lit and Arabic SF

Interview conducted by Emad El-Din Aysha, PhD This interview is centered on the seventh edition of Shams Al-Ghad, an anthology series published by the Egyptian Society for Science Fiction (ESSF). The seventh Shams Al-Ghad was titled Al-Muqawimoun (المقاومون), the Resistors, dedicated to resistance literature, broadly conceived. Emad El-Din Aysha: Let …

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BREAKING NEWS – New Israeli airstrikes into Lebanon

Israeli jets struck what its military said were rocket launch sites in Lebanon early on Thursday in response to two rockets fired towards Israel from Lebanese territory, in an escalation of cross-border hostilities amid heightened tensions with Iran. The rockets launched from Lebanon on Wednesday struck open areas in northern …

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