Middle East

Ismail Haniya elected new Hamas leader

Khaled Meshaal, who preceded Haniya as leader of the political bureau, confirms transition to Al Jazeera.

Gaza

Saving Gaza's marriages

Financially strapped couples are turning to local organisations designed to help fund their nuptials.

Saving Gaza's marriages

Middle East

Palestinian Authority to stop funding Gaza electricity

Decision to halt payments could lead to a complete power shutdown in Gaza, exacerbating the humanitarian crisis.

Palestinian Authority to stop funding Gaza electricity

Gaza

Writers aim to challenge stereotypes about Gaza

We Are Not Numbers project has brought together around 60 volunteer storytellers.

Writers aim to challenge stereotypes about Gaza

Inside Story

Gaza in the dark as fuel for power plant runs out

Rival Palestinian factions blame each other for electricity crisis which is putting patients' lives at risk.

Humanitarian crises

'Two days of fuel' for Gaza hospital amid power crisis

More than two million people in Gaza, already living under a crippling Israeli blockade, facing massive power shortages.

Middle East

Gaza's only power plant runs out of fuel

Two million Palestinians in the besieged territory now down to a few hours of electricity a day as tensions rise.

Gaza's only power plant runs out of fuel

Middle East

Gaza pay cuts: 'We're falling victims to a dirty game'

Negative social and economic repercussions feared in Gaza after PA imposes workers' salaries cuts.

Gaza pay cuts deepen rift between PA and Hamas

Middle East

Thousands protest Palestinian Authority pay cut in Gaza

Demonstrators in Gaza City call for resignation of PM Rami Hamdallah after PA cuts salaries in enclave by 30 percent.

Thousands protest Palestinian Authority pay cut in Gaza

Gaza

Gaza's only fisherwoman navigates dangerous waters

Madleen Kullab's love for the sea has allowed her to overcome the physical and social challenges of her unusual job.

Gaza's only fisherwoman navigates dangerous waters

Inside Story

Why are human rights workers barred from Gaza?

Human Rights Watch says Israel and Egypt are preventing researchers from entering Gaza to document alleged abuses.

Gaza

Israel 'scared to grant entry permissions to Gaza'

Rights group says Israel is blocking access for researchers to Gaza, compromising efforts to document violations.

HRW: Israel denying human rights workers access to Gaza

Gaza

Gaza: 'I still have nightmares about the war'

Residents and analysts of Gaza anguish over the prospects of another Israeli onslaught.

Gaza: Israel seeks to 'drag Hamas into war'

Israel

Gaza: Israel's war drums are getting louder

Israel is entertaining another round of fighting on the besieged strip.

Gaza:  Israel's war drums are getting louder

Middle East

Gaza-Israel border shut after Hamas commander's killing

Hamas closes northern Gaza crossing 'until further notice', as it reflects on Mazen Faqha's killing, blamed on Israel.

Gaza-Israel border shut after Mazen Faqha killing