Gaza News

Israeli troops kill Gaza teens during border protests: report

They named the dead as Khaled Al-Rabai, 14, and Ali Al-Ashqar, 17. Seventy protesters were wounded, 38 of them by live fire, medical officials said.

Explained: Why Israel and Gaza keep fighting brief battles

The relationship between Hamas and Israel is adversarial, to be sure: always bumpy, frequently deadly and fraught with risk that it could spiral into a protracted ground conflict.


What is Israel's Iron Dome anti-missile system?

The Iron Dome is a mobile all-weather air defence system developed by Israel to intercept and destroy short-range rockets and artillery shells fired from short distances.

Israel carries out air strikes in Gaza after rocket attack near Tel Aviv

There was no claim of responsibility for the early morning attack. The military said Hamas fired the rocket from about 120 km (75 miles) away, making it the longest-range attack from Gaza causing casualties since a 2014 war.

Israel says six wounded near Tel Aviv in long-range Gaza rocket attack

Israel's commercial capital and outlying communities had last come under such an attack during the 2014 war with Gaza's dominant Hamas Islamists.

Jerusalem: Rocket fired from Gaza hits home in south Israel; four treated

The rocket attack on Beersheba was the first in months and the first that hit an Israeli home since the 2014 summer war between Israel and Gaza's militant Hamas rulers.


Israel: No criminal action in deadly Gaza 2014 war incident

The Palestinians are seeking to press war crimes charges against Israel at the International Criminal Court in The Hague. The court’s prosecutor has opened a preliminary investigation, but not made a decision on whether to move ahead with a case.

UN picks American to lead investigation into Gaza protest killings

The UN Human Rights Council voted in May to set up the probe into the killings, to the fury of Israel, which said it was being demonised.

Israel exchanges intense fire with Hamas militants in Gaza

Two Palestinian teenagers were killed in an airstrike in Gaza City, while three Israelis were wounded from a rocket that landed on a residential home.

Palestinian killed as Gaza protests against Israel enter fourth month

Home to 2 million Palestinians, more than half of them war refugees and their descendents, Gaza has suffered deep poverty and infrastructure collapses under a 12-year blockade by Israel and Egypt, which say they aim to curb Hamas threats.

Gaza Photos

Gaza women walk thin line between hope and despair

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

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


Gaza ceasefire begins

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

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".