A UN report says living conditions in the Gaza Strip have worsened since the territory was blockaded by Israel. It also predicts that its only source of water will be "irreversibly depleted" by 2020 unless immediate action is taken.
An estimated 30 percent of all goods that reached the Gaza Strip were coming in through the tunnels at one point.
The West Bank town of Ya'bad is no stranger to violent clashes with Israeli settlers and the IDF, but the killing of a 14-year-old girl on the eve of the anniversary of half a century of occupation shakes it to its core.
Seven years ago, nine Turkish citizens including one American dual citizen were killed by Israeli soldiers in international waters aboard the Mavi Marmara aid ship. A tenth victim died later.
Tensions between the two countries began to ease in June after Israel offered $20 million in compensation and an apology for the 2010 raid of the Gaza-bound ship Mavi Marmara.
The opening of the Erez crossing, on Gaza's northeastern tip, followed demands by the Palestinian Authority to tackle Gaza's need for new vehicles.
Israel and Turkey reach a reconciliation deal aimed at decreasing years of high tension and restoring ties that soured after a deadly raid on a Turkish aid flotilla by Israel in 2010.
From recognition of the Jewish state to Mavi Marmara incident, Turkey and Israel have almost always come back to some form of cooperation benefiting mutual strategic interests
UN releases its findings of major survey on Gaza Strip's displaced people, says almost 80,000 Palestinians remain displaced in Gaza Strip after 2014 escalation of Israel-Palestine conflict
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