Gaza

Gaza rights groups denounce Hamas crackdown on protests

Protesters say Hamas forces attacked them with batons while protesting against dire living conditions in Gaza Strip.

Gaza rights groups denounce Hamas crackdown on protests

Human Rights

UN: Israeli forces may have committed war crimes

A UN inquiry finds Israel used live ammunition against unarmed protesters, killing at least 189 Palestinians last year.

Israeli forces may have committed war crimes: UN report

Palestine

Why the media fails to cover Palestine with accuracy and empathy

A powerful Israeli lobby, reporting fatigue and the fear of being accused of anti-Semitism harms coverage, say experts.

Why the media fails to cover Palestine with accuracy and empathy

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israel launches Gaza air attacks after rockets fired at Tel Aviv

Israel's military says attacks in response to rockets fired by Hamas at Israeli civilians - a claim the group denies.

Israel

Rockets fired from Gaza towards Tel Aviv: Israeli military

Explosions, sirens heard in Tel Aviv area after two rockets were reportedly launched from besieged Gaza Strip.

Rockets fired from Gaza towards Tel Aviv: Israeli military

Palestine

Palestinian protester shot in the head near Gaza border: ministry

Tamer Arafat, 23, died from his wounds after being shot in the head during Friday's protest, Gaza health ministry says.

Palestinian protester shot in the head near Gaza border: ministry

Middle East

Palestinian teenager killed by Israeli sniper in Gaza

Saif al-din Abu Zeid, 15, was shot in the head by Israeli sniper during Wednesday protest, Gaza health ministry says.

Palestinian teenager killed by Israeli sniper in Gaza

Gaza

Egypt allows Mecca-bound Palestinians to exit besieged Gaza Strip

For first time since 2014, some 800 Palestinians are permitted to leave for Umrah pilgrimage via the Rafah crossing.

Egypt allows Mecca-bound Palestinians to exit besieged Gaza Strip

Gaza

UN: Possible Israel crimes against humanity in Gaza

Probe finds 'reasonable grounds to believe' snipers intentionally shot at children, civilians during 2018 Gaza rallies.

Gaza

Thousands of Palestinians demand Abbas' resignation

Amid ongoing Fatah-Hamas feud, thousands of Gazans gather to call on Palestinian Authority president to quit.

Gaza protesters call on Mahmoud Abbas to quit

Opinion

Palestine's other open-air prison

Here is what a West Bank Palestinian resident has to go through every time s/he tries to get out of home.

Jalal Abukhater

by Jalal Abukhater

Jalal Abukhater

Middle East

Two Palestinians suffocate to death in Egypt border tunnel

Gaza's health ministry spokesperson said Egypt pumped toxic gas into border tunnel, suffocating two men.

Two Palestinians suffocate to death in Egypt border tunnel

Netherlands

Netherlands to recognise Gaza Strip and West Bank as birthplaces

Netherlands will allow those born after May 15, 1948 to use occupied Palestinian territories as official place of birth.

Netherlands to recognise Gaza Strip and West Bank as birthplaces

Middle East

Gaza buries teens as Israel arrests suspect in settler killing

Thousands of Palestinians attended the funerals of teenagers Hasan Shalabi and Hamza Shteiwi in the Gaza Strip.

Gaza buries teens as Israel arrests suspect in settler killing

Middle East

Two Palestinian teens killed by Israeli forces in Gaza

Hasan Shalabi, 14, and Hamza Shteiwi, 17, were both shot by Israeli forces during the Gaza Strip's weekly protests.

Two Palestinian teens killed by Israeli forces in Gaza