People in the Gaza Strip receive their electricity from power stations in Israel and Egypt. But a dispute over who should pay the bill has resulted in daily blackouts. Residents have to make do with as little as two hours of power every day.
Israel's Supreme Court has ruled a Bedouin village can be demolished in the occupied West Bank. The ruling comes on the same day that the Israeli army closed the only crossing into the Gaza Strip.
The attacker has been shot dead, Israeli authorities say. The assault comes hours after Hamas Islamist group promised to avenge Israeli retaliatory strikes that killed three of its members in Gaza on Wednesday.
For weeks, Palestinian incendiary kites have been setting fields in southern Israel ablaze. Last weekend, fierce violence broke out between Hamas and Israel. In Gaza, residents fear the consequences of full-scale war.
Israel has closed its only cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip, preventing fuel deliveries to the Palestinian enclave. Authorities say it's in retaliation for a wave of firebomb-laden kites sent over the border.
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