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Gaza is reportedly suffering severe water shortages, leading Israeli officials to agree to double its water output to the Strip. (AFP/File)
March 04, 2015 - 14:49 GMT
Following news of severe shortages in the embattled Gaza Strip, Israeli officials have agreed to increase water output by some 5 million cubic meters.
A Palestinian father carries his baby through Gaza City's al-Shejaiya neighborhood, which was destroyed during Israel's 50-day war in the Strip, February 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 04, 2015 - 12:41 GMT
A UN envoy called on Israel to investigate the killings of over 2,200 Palestinians during its 50-day offensive in the Gaza Strip last summer.
Israeli authorities did not specify why the ten officials were denied entry. (AFP/File)
March 04, 2015 - 06:30 GMT
Ten Palestinian Liberation Organization officials were denied entry to Gaza by Israel through the Erez crossing, according to officials.
A Palestinian was killed and 15 others injured when a gas barrel exploded inside a restaurant in Gaza Strip, a state-run news agency said. (AFP/File)
March 03, 2015 - 14:17 GMT
A Palestinian was killed and 15 others injured when a gas barrel exploded inside a restaurant in Gaza Strip, a state-run news agency said.
A Palestinian girl stands next to mural painted by British street artist Banksy, in a Beit Hanoun neighborhood destroyed by the 50-day Israeli war, February 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 03, 2015 - 07:23 GMT
UN envoy Robert Serry on Sunday urged Israel to lift the Gaza blockade, calling the actions of the Jewish state "unacceptable".
Palestine will join the International Criminal Court on April 1. (AFP/File)
March 02, 2015 - 18:20 GMT
Palestine plans to lodge its first case against Israel with the International Criminal Court on April 1.
Gazans protest the branding of Hamas as a
March 02, 2015 - 16:11 GMT
Thousands of Palestinians rallied in Khan Yunis and Gaza City on Sunday to protest Egypt's decision to list Hamas as a "terrorist organization.”
A file photo of Hamas fighters. (AFP/File)
March 02, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
On Monday Israeli forces arrested three nationals for selling raw weapon-making materials to Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
Opposition fighters celebrate as they drive a pick-up carrying the bodies of fighters reportedly belonging to the government forces, through the eastern rebel-held area of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, after taking back government held areas in the surrounding countryside of the city on February 21, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 01, 2015 - 10:54 GMT
The Syrian army has made advances in the southern part of the country, while al-Nusra Front has pushed US-backed militias out of a strategic northern military base.
Thursday's donation is Japan's largest-ever single contribution to the UN relief agency. (AFP/File)
February 26, 2015 - 16:30 GMT
Thursday's donation is Japan's largest-ever single contribution to the UN relief agency.
Palestinian mourners carry the body of 19-year old Palestinian Jihad al-Jaafari, who was shot dead on the roof of his house after Israeli soldiers entered the Dheishe refugee camp, near the West Bank city of Bethlehem before dawn, sparking clashes with stone-throwing locals, mourn during his funeral in Bethlehem, on February 24, 2015. (AFP/File)
February 25, 2015 - 08:28 GMT
An autopsy revealed that 19-year-old Jihad al-Jaafari bled to death after being hit with an M16 bullet shot at close range.