Conflict With Israel
August 24, 2014
Two Palestinians were killed in Israeli airstrikes overnight Sunday and dozens more wounded as Israeli bombardment on the Gaza Strip continued for the 48th day, while rockets fired from Lebanon and Syria into Israel threatened to escalate the conflict.
August 23, 2014
Palestinians launched a campaign to pressure Italy to boycott planned military exercises with Israel.
A media watchdog says the Gaza siege has had the worst month in history for media freedom and safety, with attacks on journalists widespread in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and throughout Gaza.
August 22, 2014
A four-year-old Israeli child was killed after mortar fire struck two cars in Sdot Negev region of southern Israel on Friday afternoon.
Gaza Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh on Friday said that the Palestinians would not accept anything less than an end to Israel's blockade of Gaza, as Israeli forces continued to attack the besieged enclave.
Eleven Palestinians were killed in Gaza on Friday for allegedly collaborating with Israel.
The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) says more than 370,000 Palestinian children are in need of immediate psycho-social first aid amid the Israeli regime’s onslaught on the besieged Gaza Strip.
Airstrikes killed four Palestinians in Gaza early Friday as Israel's military assault on the besieged enclave continued.
August 21, 2014
For the first time, Senior Hamas official Saleh al-Arouri said Wednesday that Qassam, Hamas' military wing, was responsible for the abduction and ultimate deaths of the three Israeli teens taken in June.
Cairo-mediated talks with Israel have been suspended temporarily but could resume shortly, a Palestinian negotiator said Thursday.
Islamic Jihad leader and member of Palestinian delegation says that Israel pulled out of Cairo negotiations - despite Palestinian factions agreeing on Egypt-brokered truce
Hamas vowed on Thursday that Israel "will pay the price" for killing three commanders of the Al-Qassam Brigades, the Islamist movement's military wing.
More than 40 Palestinians have been killed in the Gaza Strip over the past two days, taking the death toll from Israel’s war against the Palestinian enclave to over 2,065.
The Ezzeddin al-Qassam Brigades fired a home-made rocket at Israel's Ben Gurion airport Thursday.
An Israeli airstrike killed five Palestinians, including three children, in Gaza City on Thursday, a medical official said.