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Could Israeli air strikes on Gaza trigger another round of violence?
Israelis ultranationalists march through the Old City.
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Could Israeli air strikes on Gaza trigger another round of violence?

Surge of violence poses early test for Israel’s fragile new coalition government
16 Jun 2021
Why BLM has thrown its weight behind Palestinian solidarity
Pro-Palestine protestors at a demonstration in central London
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Why BLM has thrown its weight behind Palestinian solidarity

Outbreak of violence in Gaza prompts vocal support from racial inequality movement
2 Jun 2021
Humanitarian crisis in Gaza worsens as Hamas gambles on ‘raw rocket power’
Palestinians search for bodies in the rubble of a bombed building
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Humanitarian crisis in Gaza worsens as Hamas gambles on ‘raw rocket power’

Human waste spills on to blacked-out streets after sewage pipes and electricity lines are destroyed
17 May 2021
Quiz of The Week: 8 - 14 May
Israel’s ‘Iron Dome’ defence system is launched in response to rockets fired from Gaza
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Quiz of The Week: 8 - 14 May

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14 May 2021
What would a ‘full-scale war’ between Israel and Palestine look like?
Smoke rises over Gaza following an Israeli airstrike
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What would a ‘full-scale war’ between Israel and Palestine look like?

Israeli military planning for first ground conflict in Gaza since 2014
14 May 2021
‘Roof knocking’: how Israel warns of airstrikes
A huge explosion in Gaza following an early morning Israeli airstrike
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‘Roof knocking’: how Israel warns of airstrikes

Controversial early-warning system deployed during strikes on Gaza
12 May 2021
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

Hamas launches first rockets in seven years towards Jerusalem
11 May 2021

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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
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Duke of Cambridge due to meet Israeli and Palestinian leaders in biggest diplomatic test of his life
25 Jun 2018
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Two major West Bank settlements could soon fall within Jerusalem's city limits
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Dozens killed at Gaza border as US embassy opens in Jerusalem
15 May 2018
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
MP Naz Shah suspended after calling for Israel to 'relocate'
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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
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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
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Banksy's dark theme park Dismaland opens

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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
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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'
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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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As the chances of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict fade, few alternatives remain
10 Apr 2015
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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
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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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Wife and child of Hamas leader Mohammed Deif hit by Israeli airstrikes after truce breaks down
20 Aug 2014
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