Gaza entrepreneurs pitch business ideas in Japan-sponsored contest

Aug 16, 2016

Gaza entrepreneurs pitch business ideas in Japan-sponsored contest

Japanese youths have sponsored a business contest in Khan Yunis in southern Gaza to promote economic independence among young people in the self-governing Palestinian territory. Ten teams of entrepreneurs competed in the contest on Wednesday and Thursday last week. It solicited business ideas that ...

Jan 29, 2016

Tunnel collapse claims seven Hamas militants in Gaza

Seven Hamas militants were confirmed killed Thursday after a tunnel built for fighting Israel collapsed in the Gaza Strip, highlighting concerns that yet another conflict could eventually erupt in the Palestinian enclave. The Ezzedine Al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas’s armed wing, said that four militants managed ...

Dec 14, 2015

Israel strikes Gaza in response to rocket fire: Israeli army

Israeli warplanes hit bases of the militant Islamic Hamas in the Gaza Strip overnight, following a Palestinian rocket attack on Israel, the Israeli army said on Monday. “Yesterday evening … a rocket was fired from the Gaza Strip at southern Israel,” a military statement ...