Middle East

Palestinian teen shot by Israeli soldier: 'My leg is gone'

More than half of 15,000 total injuries in Gaza demos since March 30 are from explosive bullets, leading to amputation.

Palestinian teen shot by Israeli soldier: 'My leg is gone'

Gaza

Israeli forces kill 4 Palestinians, wound 600 in Gaza

Victims include 15-year-old boy as Israeli forces fire live bullets and teargas at protesters near fence with Israel.

Middle East

UN General Assembly blames Israel for Gaza violence

The resolution, backed by 120 countries, rejected a US bid to blame Hamas for the violence that has left 129 dead.

Israel

Israel's use of lethal force 'could amount to war crimes'

HRW accusation comes ahead of UN General Assembly meeting to discuss Israel's excessive use of force in Gaza.

Israel's use of lethal force 'could amount to war crimes'

Middle East

Israeli officials call for snipers to target Gaza's kite flyers

Kites have become one way for Palestinians to take on the blockade of Gaza and protesters along the barrier fence are using them to start fires on the Israeli side.

Opinion

Israel has three options in Gaza

Israel might either reoccupy Gaza, launch another massive military assault or lift the siege.

Adnan Abu Amer

by Adnan Abu Amer

Adnan Abu Amer

Opinion

A letter from Gaza to Justin Trudeau

Dear Mr Prime Minister, why do you support Israel's brutal assault on Gaza?

Basem Naim

by Basem Naim

Basem Naim

Middle East

Morocco helps mitigate Gaza health crisis

A field hospital is being set up by Morocco to help treat the thousands wounded by Israeli snipers from weeks of protests.

Gaza

Living under siege in Gaza: 'We live in a prison'

Four Gaza residents share their stories of daily life under Israeli blockade.

Child rights

Gaza children 'on brink of mental health crisis'

Research by the rights group found 95 percent of young people surveyed in Gaza showed deep psychological distress.

Gaza

Israel strikes Hamas in Gaza after 'projectiles' fired

Israel says it targeted Hamas positions in retaliation to rocket fire, days after a ceasefire came into effect.

Israel strikes Hamas in Gaza after 'projectiles' fired

Middle East

In Gaza, grief and pain for slain 'angel of mercy' paramedic

An Israeli sniper shot and killed medical volunteer Razan al-Najjar as she tried to evacuate a wounded protester.

In the Field

Daily life in Gaza: 'There is no future in this place'

Gaza residents give an insight into their daily lives under Israel's siege.

Gaza

US isolated as UN proposal to condemn Hamas voted down

UN Security Council resoundingly rejects US-drafted resolution criticising Hamas over recent Gaza violence.

Inside Story

Will the Hamas-Israel ceasefire hold?

The Gaza Strip has witnessed the worst fighting between Israel and Palestinian armed groups in nearly four years.