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Lion cubs die days after they were born as Gaza zoo

BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Officials at the Bissan Zoo in Gaza say they have several theories as to what caused two newborn lions to die just days after they were born.
Two lion cubs born in Gaza Strip named after missiles

Two lion cubs born in Gaza Strip named after missiles

GAZA, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Two lion cubs born at a Gaza Strip amusement park and were named after missiles Hamas fired at Israel last year, Palestinian officials said.
Egypt to open Rafah border crossing for three days

Egypt to open Rafah border crossing for three days

CAIRO, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Egypt will open the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and the Gaza Strip for three days, Barakat al-Farra, the Palestinian ambassador in Cairo said.
Israel strikes at jihadist threat in Sinai

Israel strikes at jihadist threat in Sinai

EILAT, Israel, May 2 (UPI) -- Israel says its air force assassinated a militant leader operating in the Sinai Peninsula, highlighting a concern about security on its southern border.

Hamas blames Fatah for attempted hit

GAZA, March 31 (UPI) -- The Hamas government in Gaza said Sunday the attack on a senior leader of the rival Fatah was the result of dissension within the ranks of Fatah.

U.S.-made weapons found in Sinai Peninsula

CAIRO, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Egyptian security sources said Friday that U.S.-made missiles were among weaponry found in the Sinai Peninsula and thought to be en route to militants in Gaza.
2 terrorists die in Gaza airstrike

2 terrorists die in Gaza airstrike

TEL AVIV, Israel, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Two Palestinians allegedly plotting an attack in Israel were killed in an Israeli air force strike in Gaza early Thursday, the army said.

Israel kills two Hamas leaders in Hebron

HEBRON, West Bank, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Israeli forces killed two leaders of the Hamas military wing in a raid near the West Bank city of Hebron early Friday, witnesses said.

Hamas issues daily reports against Israel

JERUSALEM, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- The military wing of the militant Palestinian Hamas group plans to issue daily reports on its resistance members killed by Israeli troops. The reports by the Izz al-Din Al-Qassam Brigades will list chronological description of all resistance activities, I

Reported progress in U.S.-Hamas talks

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, June 7 (UPI) -- A United Arab Emirates newspaper Tuesday reported progress in negotiations between the U.S. administration and the Palestinian Islamic Hamas movement.

Two more Palestinians die in blast

GAZA, May 29 (UPI) -- Palestinian medical sources said Sunday two Palestinians were killed as they tried to detonate an explosive device in Gaza.

Hamas denies militants joining PA forces

GAZA, April 16 (UPI) -- Hamas denied Saturday the intention of certain members of its military wing, al-Qassam Brigades, to enroll in Palestinian Authority security agencies.

Three killed in mideast violence

GAZA, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Two Palestinians and one Thai worker were killed Tuesday in a wave of violence between Israel and the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza.

Israeli fire wounds Gaza schoolchildren

GAZA, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Seven Palestinian children were injured Sunday when an Israeli army tank fired two shells near an elementary school in southern Gaza.

Israel kills six Palestinians

GAZA, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- The Israeli army Saturday killed six Palestinian militants in Gaza and the West Bank, including a member of the armed wing of Hamas' al-Qassam Brigades.

Hamas develops newer homemade rockets

GAZA, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- The armed wing of Hamas says it is developing better, more powerful versions of its al Qassam homemade rocket.

Rockets fired at Israel, Gaza settlements

GAZA, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Palestinian militants said they fired several al-Qassam rockets at Israel and Jewish settlements in Gaza Tuesday, but no casualties were reported.

Hamas threatens more rockets on Sderot

GAZA, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Hamas warned residents of the Jewish town of Sderot Tuesday it will hit them with al-Qassam rockets if Israel does not lift a siege on nearby Beit Hanoun.

Hamas claims attack in Gaza

GAZA, July 20 (UPI) -- Hamas said Tuesday it detonated an explosive charge under an Israeli armored personnel carrier in Gaza as Qassam rockets were fired at Israel.

Hamas fires rockets at Gaza settlements

GAZA, May 31 (UPI) -- Hamas militants said Monday they fired three locally made al-Qassam rockets at two Jewish settlements south of Gaza.

Three Palestinians killed in Gaza violence

GAZA, April 12 (UPI) -- Israeli troops Monday foiled a two-pronged mortar-bomb backed attack on the settlement of Netsarim, south of Gaza City, killing at least two attackers.

Armed Palestinian killed in West Bank

GAZA, March 3 (UPI) -- The Palestinian militant group Hamas vowed to take revenge for the deaths of three of its members killed in an Israeli air attack in Gaza Wednesday.

Hamas activist killed in Gaza explosion

GAZA CITY, Gaza, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- A leader in the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, was reportedly killed Sunday in a "mysterious explosion" in the Gaza Strip.
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