Palestine

August 14, 2014

A relative of 2-year old Palestinian Lamar Radiya, killed by shrapnel from an Israeli tank shell in the north of the Gaza Strip, holds her body at the morgue of Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahia on July 23. (AFP)
14:48 GMT

Despite a five-day ceasefire extension brokered in Cairo, Israeli airstrikes claim two more lives in Gaza.

Palestinians are Israeli settlers regularly clash in the West Bank (File/AFP)
13:12 GMT

A Palestinian man was killed Thursday after being hit by a settler car close to the illegal settlement of Barkan in the West Bank.

Palestinian men sit near a tent in Beit Hanoun after their neighborhood was completely destroyed by Israeli air strikes, August 12, 2014 (File/AFP)
07:19 GMT

Israeli forces carried out air strikes in Gaza after a temporary ceasefire was extended to five more days. Israeli media had also claimed Hamas violated the truce by firing rockets.

August 13, 2014

Israeli forces are deployed into Gaza as a three day lull comes to an end.
18:48 GMT

As the extended ceasefire comes to an end and tensions rise, Israeli troops have deployed near the Gaza border.

Carole performs in Algeria in solidarity with Palestine. (Image: Facebook)
14:43 GMT

What a sweet soul Carole Samaha is who has donated her most recent concert earning to Gaza!

Up to 2,000 Palestinians have been killed in Israel's assault on Gaza, most of them civilians (File/AFP)
11:50 GMT

Five people including two journalists were killed after an unexploded Israeli missile blew up in the northern Gaza Strip. Six others were also critically injured.

A total of 69 Palestinians were arrested across East Jerusalem and the West Bank, early Wednesday (File/AFP)
09:40 GMT

Israeli forces arrested 57 Palestinians in overnight raids across East Jerusalem, while 12 were arrested in the West Bank, an official confirmed.

Mourners hold the Palestinian flag at Mohammad Abu Khdeir's funeral in East Jerusalem, July 4, 2014 (File/AFP)
07:26 GMT

A settler who set fire to and killed Palestinian teenager Mohammad Abu Khdeir, allegedly confessed to murdering the boy, which was aired on Israel TV Monday.

Palestinian children wounded by Israeli air strikes in the al-Shati refugee camp lie on hospital stretchers, August 4, 2014 (File/AFP)
06:56 GMT

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), will next month begin investigating Israeli war crimes in the Gaza Strip after a panel was appointed Monday.

Palestinian women mourn the death of a relative killed by Israeli air strikes in Gaza (File/AFP)
05:42 GMT

Up to 1,951 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza as a 72-hour ceasefire between Israel and Hamas continued for the third day, while mediation talks resume in Egypt.

August 12, 2014

Twenty-seven thousand new residents live within the twelve official camps. (AFP/File)
14:41 GMT

A large influx of Palestinian refugees from Syria is causing a strain on Lebanon's refugee camps.

Palestinian fishermen sit off the shores of Gaza while an Israeli police boat patrols in the background, March 24, 2014 (File/AFP)
12:21 GMT

IDF warships opened fire at Palestinian fishermen off the Rafah coast Tuesday, violating the 72-hour ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.

George hasn't commented on the Gaza conflict but Amal said that "there should be an independent investigation and accountability for crimes that have been committed." (Image: Albawaba edit)
12:17 GMT

While George Clooney makes no comment on the Gaza-Israel conflict, Amal Alamuddin turns down an offer to join the UN's special observation team on the war in Gaza.

A handout picture released by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) shows Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during his meeting with Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud during their meeting in the Red Sea port of Jeddah on August 10, 2014. [AFP]
11:59 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi met with Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah late Sunday where they reportedly tackled the restive situation in various countries in the Arab world.

Representatives of the League of Arab states take part in an emergency meeting at the Arab League headquarters in the Egyptian capital Cairo on August 11, 2014. [AFP]
10:42 GMT

A nine-hour session of indirect negotiations between the Palestinian and Israeli delegations in Cairo on Monday ended with a partial draft agreement on easing the blockade on Gaza, sources close to the talks told Ma'an.