Gaza

Palestinians sceptical Gaza ceasefire will hold

As relative calm sets in, residents in besieged enclave say they have little faith in Egyptian-brokered ceasefire deal.

Palestinians sceptical Gaza ceasefire will hold

Gaza

'Everything is a target': Gaza residents decry Israeli strikes

Civilians in besieged enclave express anger at ferocious Israeli attacks that targeted their homes and businesses.

'Everything is a target': Gaza residents decry Israeli strikes

Gaza

'Beersheba, Ashdod are next': Hamas warns Israel

Hamas says it will fire rockets at Israeli towns of Beersheba, Ashdod if raids on civilian buildings in Gaza don't stop.

Hamas

Israeli targeted killings in Gaza and beyond: A timeline

The latest Israeli killing fits a pattern of targeted assassinations of Hamas commanders and affiliates.

Israeli targeted killings in Gaza and beyond: A timeline

Gaza

Israel kills seven Palestinians in covert Gaza raid

Senior Hamas commander killed by Israeli special forces in cross-border operation in which one Israeli soldier died.

Israel kills seven Palestinians in covert Gaza raid

Gaza

Gaza protests: All the latest updates

Since protests began on March 30, Israeli forces have killed at least 214 Palestinians and wounded more than 18,000.

UpFront

Is another war in Gaza imminent?

We discuss why Gazans are losing hope, with humanitarian aid worker Najla Shawa and journalist Donald MacIntyre.

Is another war in Gaza imminent?

Health

Gaza's drinking water spurs blue baby syndrome, serious illnesses

Contaminated and scarce water owing to Israel's brutal siege and bombing of infrastructure leads to death and disease.

Gaza's drinking water spurs blue baby syndrome, serious illnesses

Middle East

Electricity supply improves in Gaza after two years

How power struggles over Gaza could hurt hopes for better electricity supplies.

Opinion

HRW report on abuse by PA, Hamas: A system designed broken

The HRW report demonstrates Palestinian leadership's weakness, inability to lead their people and deliver liberation.

Yara Hawari

by Yara Hawari

Yara Hawari

Opinion

How do Palestinians see the Syrian war?

A complex set of factors is shaping Palestinian attitudes towards Syria.

Adnan Abu Amer

by Adnan Abu Amer

Adnan Abu Amer

Middle East

Netanyahu threatens Hamas with 'very strong blows'

Israel recently announced it would suspend all fuel deliveries to Gaza as government increases pressure on Hamas.

Netanyahu threatens Hamas with 'very strong blows'

Gaza

Qatari fuel enters Gaza to ease humanitarian crisis

Fuel delivery bypassed the Palestinian Authority, which has threatened retaliatory measures if deliveries continue.

Qatari fuel enters Gaza to avert 'humanitarian disaster'

Hamas

Hamas's Sinwar: War with Israel in nobody's interest

Gaza leader says Hamas willing to reach a truce with Israel in exchange for lifting of the blockade.

Sinwar: Another war with Israel not in Hamas's interest

Middle East

Egypt pushes interests as it brokers Palestinian talks

By acting as mediator between Palestinian factions and Israel, Egypt wants to reassert its regional role, analysts say.

Palestinian talks: Egypt seeks to regain regional power