Read the latest israel/gaza headlines, on newsnow: the one-stop shop for israel/gaza news. Hundreds of palestinian youths ignored calls from the organizers and the israeli military to stay away from the frontier.
Israel's military destroyed a tunnel originating from gaza that penetrated tens of meters inside israeli territory, the israeli defense force announced sunday. Israeli forces killed at least 15 unarmed palestinian protesters in gaza, as tens of thousands demonstrated for their rights near israel's security fence. The violence has waned, but a public relations battle has begun over the shooting deaths of 15 palestinians by israeli troops at the gaza border. Ministry says hundreds of palestinians were injured by tear gas, live rounds and rubber-coated steel pellets fired by israeli forces in the deadliest day in gaza since last fall.
Back in june, 2008, egypt helped broker a 6-month cease-fire agreement between israel and hamas, the ruling body in the gaza strip though the cease-fire was broken several times by both sides, it largely held. Turkey and israel expelled each other's envoys on tuesday in an escalating diplomatic dispute over the killing by israeli forces of 60 palestinians a day during protests on the gaza border the turkish foreign ministry ordered israeli ambassador eitan naeh to leave the country for consultations for. Israel is the world's only jewish state, located just east of the mediterranean sea palestinians, the arab population that hails from the land israel now controls, refer to the territory as. The situation in palestine and israel is often described as complicated declaring the issue as complicated is a way to avoid coming to terms with our own responsibility confusion and inability to support the rights of a colonized, indigenous people.
The hamas group and israel are at war in gaza we take a look at the conflict, who hamas and the israeli defense forces are, how the media are covering it, a. With at least 27 killed in recent weeks, debate mounts over israel's use of live ammunition against alleged instigators.
The tunnel was heading towards an israeli community near the gaza border, israel's military says. The white house on monday would not place any responsibility on israel for the dozens of palestinians who've been killed by israeli forces amid demonstrations a.
The gaza–israel conflict is a part of the wider israeli–palestinian conflict palestinian militant actions escalated in the gaza strip following the overwhelming election to government of the islamist political party hamas in 2005 and 2006. Seven tips for how israel can improve its position amid turbulence on the gaza border. Forty palestinians, including three journalists, were injured in protests near israel’s barrier with the gaza strip on the sixth friday of demonstrations there. At least eight people were killed and more than 500 hurt in gaza on friday, palestinian officials said, after border fence clashes with israeli forces.Download