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Sunday, August 07, 2022



Israeli airstrike kills 2nd top Islamic Jihad commander

August 07, 2022 5:49 pm

Al-Quda Brigades of Islamic Jihad confirmed on Sunday that the airstrike in the southern Gaza city of Rafah had killed Khaled Mansour, the commander, and two fellow militants.

Israel, militants trade fire as Gaza death toll climbs to 24

August 07, 2022 10:42 am

Israel and Hamas fought a war barely a year ago, one of four major conflicts and several smaller battles over the last 15 years that exacted a staggering toll on the impoverished territory’s 2 million Palestinian residents.

Banksy painting sprayed in West Bank resurfaces in Tel Aviv

August 06, 2022 6:00 pm

The painting initially appeared near Israel’s separation barrier in the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem and was one of several works created in secret around 2007

Tanned, buff and ready to pose, Gaza bodybuilders feel weight of blockade

June 05, 2022 11:49 am

Bodybuilding is popular in the Gaza Strip among men, young and old, and a tiny but growing number of women. They are spurred to strap on back braces and heave weights by a 50% unemployment rate, a lack of other recreational options and the feeling of strength it provides amid a sense of powerlessness in the besieged strip.

Gaza militants fire rocket into Israel as tensions soar

April 19, 2022 7:58 am

The latest tensions come during the rare confluence of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan and the week-long Jewish holiday of Passover.

Israeli aircraft hit militant targets in Gaza after rocket fire

January 02, 2022 8:26 am

The Israeli military said the attacks targeted a rocket manufacturing facility and a military post for Hamas. It also blamed the militant Islamic group for any violence emanating from the territory it controls.

Some 400,000 Palestinians vote in rare municipal elections

December 11, 2021 10:17 pm

In this election, Palestinians will select representatives for 154 village councils under the jurisdiction of the Fatah-controlled Palestinian Authority.

In Gaza, a contentious Palestinian professor calmly teaches Israeli poetry

November 17, 2021 10:30 am

The Israeli and Egyptian blockade of Gaza has stymied his academic career, at times stopping him from studying abroad.

Gaza sculptor exhibits disembodied limbs, inspired by amputees' loss

October 09, 2021 9:53 am

The International Committee of the Red Cross said in 2019 there were at least 1,600 amputees among Gaza's population of two million people

Poll finds nearly 80 percent of Palestinians want Mahmoud Abbas to resign

September 21, 2021 9:56 pm

A survey released Tuesday found support for Abbas’ Hamas rivals remained high months after the 11-day Gaza war in May.


Despite massive rocket fire, Israel and Islamic Jihad ceasefire appears holding

November 14, 2019 8:21 pm

A cease-fire between Israel and Gaza's Islamic Jihad militant group appeared to be holding Thursday despite an earlier barrage of rocket fire that briefly disrupted a truce to end two days of intense fighting that killed at least 34 Palestinians, and paralyzed parts of Israel.

Gaza women walk thin line between hope and despair

March 20, 2019 9:04 am

For Gaza women, even shopping and getting married has become more difficult due to the restrictions imposed by Israel which has fought three wars in the past decade

TOP FRAMES: Best photographs of this week from around the world

August 30, 2014 10:49 am

Top Frames brings to you an incredible edit of the defining news images from around the globe.

Gaza ceasefire begins

August 07, 2014 11:51 am

The family from the town of Beit Lahiya in the northern Gaza Strip said they are scared to move back to their house as they consider the cease-fire still fragile.

Protests over Israel airstrike on Gaza

July 12, 2014 10:31 am

Israel has attacked more than 1,000 targets during a four-day-old offensive against Gaza militants and that "there are still more to go".