Palestine

What was behind the latest escalation in Gaza?

Israel's killing of an Islamic Jihad commander last month sparked two days of fighting in the coastal enclave.

What was behind the latest escalation in Gaza?

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

'Operation failed': Details emerge on Israeli covert op gone awry

Botched Israeli undercover mission in Gaza Strip in November 2018 attempted to infiltrate Hamas's communications.

'Operation failed': Details emerge on Israeli covert op gone awry

Opinion

What is behind the Russia-Hamas rapprochement?

Hamas hopes Russia could help break its international isolation. But will it work?

Adnan Abu Amer

by Adnan Abu Amer

Adnan Abu Amer

Gaza

Israeli army launches fresh air raids on Gaza, targets Hamas

Early morning strikes come after rockets were fired towards Israel from the besieged enclave, Israeli army says.

Israeli army launches fresh air raids on Gaza, targets Hamas

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israeli forces kill top Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza air raid

Killing of Bahaa Abu al-Ata in Gaza comes as Palestinian group says its political leader was also targeted in Damascus.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Hamas official: No difference between Gantz and Netanyahu

Mousa Abu Marzouk says by ignoring a political solution and focusing on economics, US 'peace plan' makes a big mistake.

Hamas official: No difference between Gantz and Netanyahu

Opinion

What is behind the Saudi campaign against Hamas?

By launching arrests of its supporters and cutting off financial flows to Gaza, Riyadh aims to corner Hamas.

Adnan Abu Amer

by Adnan Abu Amer

Adnan Abu Amer

United States

New US sanctions target Hamas, ISIL, other groups

The sanctions come on the eve of the 18th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.

New US sanctions target Hamas, ISIL, other groups

Gaza

Israeli warplanes hit Gaza after Palestinian rocket fire: Army

Hamas denies group's involvement saying factions in Gaza were not responsible for rockets fired from the besieged Strip.

Israeli warplanes hit Gaza after Palestinian rocket fire: Army

Middle East

Palestinian killed by Israeli fire in northern Gaza Strip

Hamas said its member Mahmoud al-Adham was shot by Israeli forces in the northern town of Beit Hanoun.

Palestinian killed by Israeli fire in northern Gaza Strip

Middle East

Israeli jets hit Gaza after rocket fire into Israel

Incident follows exchange of rocket fire between Israel and Hamas on Thursday in most serious escalation since May.

Israeli jets hit Gaza after rocket fire into Israel

Middle East

Israel lifts restriction on Gaza fishing zone as truce holds

Gaza's fishing union confirmed the lifting of the ban, saying the fishing zone now extends to 12 nautical miles.

Israel lifts restriction on Gaza fishing zone as truce holds

Israel

Rockets fired from Gaza day after Israel kills four Palestinians

Israeli raid kills Palestinian in Gaza, amid latest flare-up a day after Israel kills four in two separate incidents.

Rockets fired from Gaza day after Israel kills four Palestinians

Gaza

Israel expands Gaza fishing zone as part of ceasefire agreement

Israel's widening of Gaza fishing area under an Egyptian-brokered deal comes a day after two border crossings reopen.

Israel expands Gaza fishing zone as part of ceasefire agreement

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Hamas-Israel 'agreement' on reducing Gaza tensions: Report

Deal reached on eve of Great March of Return anniversary, media reported, but a Palestinian was killed on Saturday.