Gaza

Israel strikes Gaza and Syria
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Israel strikes Gaza and Syria

Tit-for-tat violence escalating in run-up to fresh Israeli elections
24 Feb 2020
Will Israel-Gaza violence develop into full-blown war?
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Will Israel-Gaza violence develop into full-blown war?

Renewed eruption of fighting comes after period of relative calm
13 Nov 2019
Israeli government near collapse as defence minister resigns
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Israeli government near collapse as defence minister resigns

Hawkish Avigdor Lieberman steps down over ‘capitulation to terror’ Gaza ceasefire
15 Nov 2018
Fresh outbreak of violence on Gaza Strip
An explosion in the Gaza Strip after fresh outbreak of violence
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Fresh outbreak of violence on Gaza Strip

‘Botched’ Israeli raid threatens unofficial ceasefire between Israel and Hamas
13 Nov 2018
UN urges Israel and Gaza to ‘step back from brink of war’
Mourners carry the body of 16-year-old Palestinian Louai Kaheel, who was killed by Israeli airstrikes over the weekend
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UN urges Israel and Gaza to ‘step back from brink of war’

Fragile ceasefire holding after worst violence since 2014 erupts
17 Jul 2018
Why Prince William can’t avoid politics on Middle East tour
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Why Prince William can’t avoid politics on Middle East tour

Duke of Cambridge due to meet Israeli and Palestinian leaders in biggest diplomatic test of his life
25 Jun 2018
What is the capital of Israel?
Two major West Bank settlements could soon fall within Jerusalem's city limits
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What is the capital of Israel?

Dozens killed at Gaza border as US embassy opens in Jerusalem
15 May 2018

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Gaza braced for fresh violence after dozens shot dead
A Palestinian boy holds his national flag during clashes with Israeli security forces near the Gaza border
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Gaza braced for fresh violence after dozens shot dead

‘Great March of Return’ protests against new US embassy in Jerusalem and Israel’s 70th anniversary
15 May 2018
Hamas and Fatah sign power-sharing deal
Fatah's Azzam al-Ahmad (right) and Saleh al-Aruri (left) of Hamas sign the reconciliation deal
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Hamas and Fatah sign power-sharing deal

Agreement ends decade-long rivalry and relieves humanitarian crisis in Gaza
13 Oct 2017
Hamas reconciles with Palestinian Authority in Gaza
Rami al-Hamdallah enters Gaza
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Hamas reconciles with Palestinian Authority in Gaza

The Islamist group’s unity drive has been prompted by a funding shortfall resulting from the Qatar blockade
3 Oct 2017
Iron Dome: How Israel's missile shield works
A missile is launched by an 'Iron Dome' battery in the Gaza strip
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Iron Dome: How Israel's missile shield works

Israel's Iron Dome intercepts Hamas rockets, but reports suggest that it may have been hacked by China
10 May 2017
MP Naz Shah suspended after calling for Israel to 'relocate'
Naz Shah
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MP Naz Shah suspended after calling for Israel to 'relocate'

Labour politician has party whip removed a day after resigning as John McDonnell's aide
27 Apr 2016
Gaza could soon become 'uninhabitable', UN warns
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Gaza could soon become 'uninhabitable', UN warns

Years of economic blockades and military assaults have left 'most of the population destitute'
2 Sep 2015
Banksy's dark theme park Dismaland opens
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Banksy's dark theme park Dismaland opens

From a coach-crash Cinderella to Jimmy Savile puppets, new Banksy show is gleefully bleak
21 Aug 2015
Hamas 'captures Israeli spy dolphin'
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Hamas 'captures Israeli spy dolphin'

Palestinian paper claims Hamas found spy camera and weapon attached to dolphin off the Gaza strip
20 Aug 2015
Tear-gas tourism: West Bank trips offer insight, and thrills
Adnan snaps a picture of a used stun grenade
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Tear-gas tourism: West Bank trips offer insight, and thrills

Critics of 'political tourism' say an afternoon of protests and stun grenades offers little benefit to visitor or host
14 Jul 2015
Gaza conflict one year on: 'there is no future here'
Gaza City
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Gaza conflict one year on: 'there is no future here'

A year after the war began, hope is yet to emerge from the rubble. Palestinians blame Israel, Egypt and their own weak government
8 Jul 2015
Hamas accused of 'spine-chilling' abuses during Gaza war
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Hamas accused of 'spine-chilling' abuses during Gaza war

Amnesty International claims Hamas used conflict with Israel to execute and torture its enemies
27 May 2015
Middle East peace process: are two states the only option?
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Middle East peace process: are two states the only option?

As the chances of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict fade, few alternatives remain
10 Apr 2015
GAZA: 500 dead children is no sort of victory
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GAZA: 500 dead children is no sort of victory

Neither Palestinians nor Israelis have achieved what they wanted: we will be back here again
27 Aug 2014
GAZA: What Israel and Hamas have lost and gained
Celebrations in Gaza
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GAZA: What Israel and Hamas have lost and gained

2,200 people died in the conflict and 11,000 were injured. Can either side claim the war was a success?
27 Aug 2014
Family of Hamas leader killed as Israel-Gaza talks fail
Palestinians carry the body of Mohammad Deif
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Family of Hamas leader killed as Israel-Gaza talks fail

Wife and child of Hamas leader Mohammed Deif hit by Israeli airstrikes after truce breaks down
20 Aug 2014
Hillary Clinton risks being left behind by young Americans
Charles Laurence
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Hillary Clinton risks being left behind by young Americans

As Clinton pledges support for Israel, Generation Millennial more likely to sympathise with Hamas
14 Aug 2014
Germany should have given up a province for Jewish people
Crispin Black
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Germany should have given up a province for Jewish people

The Jews should have been offered a homeland in Franconia, with Jerusalem a place of pilgrimage
7 Aug 2014
'War is bad for the waistline': fury at Times of Israel blog
The offending blogger Rachel Weinstein
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'War is bad for the waistline': fury at Times of Israel blog

Author complains Gaza conflict is making her fat a week after paper described genocide as 'permissible'
4 Aug 2014
ANTI-SEMITISM: How we confuse Jews with Israelis
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ANTI-SEMITISM: How we confuse Jews with Israelis

'Our problem is not with the Jews,' said the Palestinian refugee, 'but with the Israeli government and army'
31 Jul 2014
Gaza on Twitter: the five best people to follow
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Gaza on Twitter: the five best people to follow

Follow these five people on Twitter for compelling – and sometimes graphic – insights into the conflict in Gaza
29 Jul 2014
Moeen Ali warned by ICC over 'Save Gaza' wristbands
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Moeen Ali warned by ICC over 'Save Gaza' wristbands

England batsman sports messages on bracelets- are they political or humanitarian?
29 Jul 2014
Understanding Hamas: part terrorism, part good works
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Understanding Hamas: part terrorism, part good works

Three things you should know before writing off Hamas as just a violent terrorist organisation
25 Jul 2014
Gaza: Al Jazeera blames Israel as bureau comes under fire
Smoke billows from Gaza City following Israeli military shelling
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Gaza: Al Jazeera blames Israel as bureau comes under fire

Al Jazeera says Israel was behind 'targeted shots' but IDF denies responsibility
23 Jul 2014
ISRAEL: US flight ban a 'prize' for terrorists
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ISRAEL: US flight ban a 'prize' for terrorists

US and European airlines cancel flights to Tel Aviv after rocket lands one mile from Ben Gurion airport
23 Jul 2014
France faces 'new form of anti-Semitism', says PM
A pro-Palestinian protester throws a projectile at a French police officer
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France faces 'new form of anti-Semitism', says PM

More demonstrations planned after anti-Jewish violence mars Gaza protests
22 Jul 2014
Flechette shells: is their use by Israel legal?
Israeli troops with artillery shells waiting to be fired into Gaza
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Flechette shells: is their use by Israel legal?

Israel accused of using imprecise 'flechette shells', which shower a target with tiny steel darts
21 Jul 2014
IDF Instagram of child in crosshairs was from February
IDF Instagram photo from February
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IDF Instagram of child in crosshairs was from February

Another old photo causes outrage on social media – so how reliable are the #GazaUnderAttack images?
21 Jul 2014
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