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US firm to build solar plants in blackout-plagued Gaza

GAZA: The Gaza Strip will have three new solar energy plants operating by April, the US-based energy firm behind the project said on Tuesday, providing the territory with some relief from daily blackouts but far from meeting its severe power ...

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Israel strikes Hamas post after Gaza rocket fire

JERUSALEM: The Israeli military said on Sunday it destroyed an outpost belonging to the Islamist group Hamas in the Gaza Strip on Sunday after Gaza militants fired a rocket toward Israel.The rocket set off air raid sirens in southern Israel ...

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Hamas arrests suspected militant leader in Gaza

GAZA CITY/JERUSALEM: Hamas police detained a suspected militant leader in Gaza on Saturday, a security source said, the latest in a series of arrests of those accused of supporting Daesh’s ideology.“This morning, security forces arrested Nour Issa, 27, who is ...

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Palestinian government meets in Gaza for first time since 2014

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: The Palestinian cabinet met in Gaza on Tuesday for the first time since 2014 in a further step toward the internationally recognized Palestinian Authority (PA) retaking control of the territory.In an opening speech, Prime Minister Rami ...

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Palestinian PM arrives in Gaza, first visit since 2015: AFP

BEIT HANUN, Palestinian Territories: Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah arrived in Gaza Monday for his first visit in two years, as rival factions seek to overcome a decade of crippling divisions, an AFP reporter said.Hamdallah, along with dozens of ministers ...

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