Latest Gush Katif Stories

2005-09-14 05:49:34

By Nidal al-Mughrabi NEVE DEKALIM, Gaza Strip (Reuters) - Palestinian security forces took control in abandoned Jewish settlements in Gaza on Wednesday, ending two days of anarchy following Israel's withdrawal from the territory.

2005-09-11 20:05:20

By Nidal al-Mughrabi NEVE DEKALIM, Gaza Strip (Reuters) - Israeli forces pulled out of the Gaza Strip on Monday after 38 years of occupation and joyful Palestinians charged into the ruins of former settlements, waving flags and firing in the air.

2005-09-11 17:48:23

By Nidal al-Mughrabi KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip (Reuters) - Israeli troops began their final pullout from the Gaza Strip on Monday to hand the territory to the Palestinians after 38 years of occupation.

2005-09-05 08:09:29

By Matt Spetalnick JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's army drove Palestinian security commanders through the rubble of demolished Gaza settlements on Monday in a rare show of cooperation before handing them over next week.

2005-08-27 17:49:06

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's army will dig up the remains of 48 Jews buried in Gaza on Sunday for reburial in Israel in the next stage of a withdrawal from the occupied territory, a statement from the military said Saturday.

2005-08-22 11:01:47

By Dan Williams HOMESH, West Bank (Reuters) - If there was one name more cursed than that of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon in a West Bank Jewish settlement earmarked for evacuation this week, it was that of Israel's riot police.

2005-08-22 11:08:53

By Dean Yates NETZARIM, Gaza Strip (Reuters) - Israel said it completed the evacuation of all 21 Jewish settlements in the Gaza Strip on Monday.

2005-08-22 03:44:00

By Dean Yates NETZARIM, Gaza Strip (Reuters) - Israeli troops marched unopposed into the Gaza Strip's last Jewish settlement of Netzarim on Monday to complete the evacuation of the territory after nearly four decades of occupation.

2005-08-21 18:24:59

By Mohammed Assadi ABU HOLY CHECKPOINT, Gaza Strip (Reuters) - Tawfiq al-Balawi stretched out on a blanket laid in the road beside his truck and propped his head up to sip tea, killing time until Israel soldiers reopened the main checkpoint in central Gaza.

2005-08-21 17:29:39

By Meir Maman NETZARIM, Gaza Strip (Reuters) - Israeli forces plan to clear Gaza's last remaining Jewish settlement on Monday, completing a swift evacuation that Prime Minister Ariel Sharon says aims to end 38 years of occupation.

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