Conflict With Israel

July 11, 2014

Israel has launched more than 500 strikes on Gaza this week (File Archive/AFP)
05:00 GMT

The United Arab Emirates pledged Thursday to send at least $25 million in humanitarian aid to Gaza as airstrikes from Israel continue.

July 10, 2014

At least 88 Palestinians have died from the Israeli strikes in Gaza over the past few days (Jack Guez/AFP)
17:02 GMT

The UN's top chief called for a ceasefire to the intensifying violence in Gaza Thursday, but Israel's Prime Minister said that a ceasefire is "not on the agenda."

An Israeli Merkava tank rolls along the southern Israeli border with the Gaza Strip following Israeli air strikes in the Palestinian coastal enclave, on July 10, 2014. [AFP]
10:16 GMT

A future Palestine state will have no borders and be an enclave within Israel, surrounded on all sides by Israeli-held territory

Israeli forces launched further air strikes across the besieged Gaza Strip, bringing the death toll to 64 (File/AFP)
07:34 GMT

The UN Security Council is scheduled to hold an emergency meeting over the deteriorating situation between Israel and Hamas.

Rockets from Gaza have also been fired at Dimona, where Israel has a nuclear reactor (AFP/ File).
07:16 GMT

Israeli President Shimon Peres has warned that a ground incursion "may happen quite soon" as Israeli warplanes continued to attack the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, bringing the death toll to 59, with no Israeli fatalities.

Israel's Iron Dome System is used to shoot incoming rockets out of the sky. (AFP/File)
07:13 GMT

Israel's Iron Dome system intercepted five rockets fired at Tel Aviv by Hamas.

Desmond Tutu has described the violence between Israel and Palestine over the past few days as "childish" (File Archive)
05:00 GMT

Washington urged Israel and Palestinian leadership to de-escalate tensions Wednesday while other world leaders described the airstrike exchanges as "childish."

July 9, 2014

Abbas called on the UN this week to stop Israeli aggression in Gaza in what the Palestinian leader has described Operation Protective Edge as genocide (Abbas Momani/AFP)
19:00 GMT

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas described Israel's ongoing airstrike campaign in the Gaza Strip as "genocide" Wednesday.

Netanyahu says the attacks on Gaza will increase to punish Hamas "and other terror organizations in Gaza" (File Archive/AFP)
14:58 GMT

Israel's premier told reporters Wednesday that Tel Aviv will intensify its airstrike campaign on the Gaza strip that has left at least 43 dead and over 300 wounded thus far.

Israel conducted over 1,000 raids in the West Bank following the teens' abduction, but did not find the bodies until June 30 (File Archive/AFP)
14:04 GMT

U.S. officials involved in the investigation of the three Israeli teenagers who were taken hostage in the West Bank say that the teens were shot and killed by a silenced gun at least ten times.

Air strikes Tuesday killed 15 Palestinians. (AFP/File)
13:08 GMT

Ongoing Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip have killed 12 people on Wednesday.

Lebanon's border with Israel has remained tense since the 2006 war. Israel frequently violates international law however, by illegally entering Lebanese territory (File/AFP)
12:34 GMT

Tensions remain high close to Lebanon's southern border as Israel deployed soldiers along the Kfar Shouba Hills area, while air strikes in Gaza continue.

Palestinian protesters stand close to the separation wall on the outskirts of Ramallah (File/AFP)
08:39 GMT

Palestinians clashed with Israeli forces Wednesday in the West Bank, following intense IDF's attacks across the Gaza Strip.

Israeli air strikes have left several dead. (AFP/File)
08:28 GMT

Jordan strongly condemned Israel's recent attacks on the Gaza Strip, calling for an immediate halt to strikes.

A 16-year-old teen was among the dead in the Israeli air strike (File/AFP)
07:54 GMT

An Islamic Jihad leader along with five members of his family were killed by an Israeli air strike late on Tuesday. The death toll in Gaza now stands at 24 since Monday.