Palestinian Arena

August 5, 2014

The HRW said that Israel has apparently violated the laws of war on many occasions in its offensive on the Gaza Strip. [AFP]
06:50 GMT

In a report which was released on Monday, the HRW accused Israel of killing civilians as they attempted to flee the town of Khuza’a.

Palestinian men crawl under the rubble of a house looking for survivors after it was hit by an Israeli air strike on the al-Shati refugee camp in Gaza City on August 4, 2014. [AFP]
04:00 GMT

The Foreign Office was tonight investigating reports that a British aid worker was killed this weekend in Gaza while delivering medical supplies.

August 4, 2014

In addition to opening the Rafah crossing, Egypt is involved in trying to broker a new ceasefire between Israel and Hamas. (AFP/File)
16:38 GMT

The Egyptian ambassador to Gaza says the Rafah crossing will remain open and Cairo doctors will treat Gaza's injured for free.

Palestinians remove the body of the eight-year-old girl from rubble in Shati refugee camp, Aug 4, 2014 (File/AFP)
13:51 GMT

Israel was accused of breaching its own ceasefire after a few minutes of implementing it following an air strike in the Shati refugee camp, which killed an eight-year-old girl.

Police shot and killed the tractor driver, while a pedestrian died of his injuries (Image: Jerusalem Post)
13:26 GMT

A 25-year-old man was killed after being struck by a tractor in an apparent Jerusalem 'terrorist' attack, according to Israeli police.

Israeli soldiers patrol through Hebron, June 17, 2014 (File/AFP)
11:03 GMT

An 11-year-old Palestinian boy was seriously injured after being caught in clashes between Israeli forces and protesters near Hebron.

Over 1,000 Palestinians have died in the Gaza offensive. (AFP/File)
08:31 GMT

Israel declared a 7-hour truce Monday to allow humanitarian aid into Gaza.

Palestinians stand beside pools of blood, following an Israeli airstrike on a UN school in Rafah (File/AFP)
08:16 GMT

President Francois Hollande slammed Israel's deadly attack on a UN school, which killed 11 people.

Israel declared a seven-hour ceasefire on Monday after worldwide outrage of another UN school bombing in Gaza (File/AFP)
07:10 GMT

The Gaza death toll continued to rise on the 28th day of Israel's offensive. Over 10,000 people have been injured while the death toll stands at 1,822.

August 3, 2014

The Palestinian unity government raises hands at the Ismail Haniyeh center before fighting broke out in Gaza. (Said Khatib/AFP)
19:37 GMT

Palestinian factions have agreed on a single list of demands to be discussed in Cairo during talks to end Israel's offensive on the Gaza Strip.

A wounded Palestinian child cries while receiving medical care at a hospital in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip on Wednesday following an Israeli military strike (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
17:33 GMT

A senior official form the Palestinian resistance movement has called on the United Nations and other international bodies to break their silence on Israeli crimes against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

Palestinians collect human remains from an UNRWA school bombed earlier in the week (File/AFP)
13:29 GMT

Israeli forces hit another UN school in the Gaza Strip killing at least 11 people, according to a spokesman. The school had been sheltering thousands of Palestinian families fleeing Israeli attacks.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (R) talks to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (on the phone) on July 25, 2014, from his hotel room in the Egyptian capital, Cairo. [AFP]
12:22 GMT

A recent report shows Israel spied on US Secretary of State John Kerry during failed talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.

Israeli forces bombed Gaza's sole power plant earlier this week, causing mass electricity shortages (File/AFP)
09:44 GMT

Egyptian authorities announced an increase of electricity supplies to Gaza after Israeli forces bombed the Strip's sole power plant earlier in the week.

Israeli soldiers walk past a Merkava tanks at an army deployment area, on the southern Israeli border with the Gaza Strip, on August 1, 2014. [IDF]
09:29 GMT

IDF prepares to destroy the last of Hamas's infiltration tunnels on Sunday; army source says "there is no decision to stop the operation," despite some ground forces moving back into staging areas in Israel.