The US House of Representatives passed a bill to provide an additional $1bn of military aid to Israel vehemently defended as being for ‘defence’ purposes. But analysts say this framing merely serves to perpetuate human rights abuses.
The military says the airstrikes were in response to launch of 'incendiary balloons', which caused 3 fires in Israeli settlements.
The opening of the crossing came on the heels of Palestinian protests in Gaza against the Israeli blockade.
Devastating Israeli airstrikes have worsened the living conditions of people in Israel-blockaded Gaza who rely on external humanitarian aid.
Human Rights Watch urges the necessity of an international inquiry into Israeli aggression on Gaza in May.
The Citizenship and Entry into Israel Law prevented Palestinians living in the West Bank and Gaza Strip who marry Israeli citizens from gaining citizenship themselves.
At one point, several dozen youths, jumping and waving their hands in their air, chanted: “Death to Arabs!” In another anti-Arab chant, they yelled: "May your village burn.”
The talks would include Israel, the Palestinian Authority and Hamas and will aim to reach a long-term ceasefire in the region after Israeli bombardment of besieged Gaza killed more than 250 people.
No matter how many Israeli missiles and airstrikes hit their houses and workplaces, Palestinians do not wave a white flag to Israel. Here is why.
From religiously-minded Hamas and Islamic Jihad, to secularist Fatah and socialist Popular Front, there are various political groups that oppose Israel.
Israeli occupation reduced one of the Middle East’s oldest cities, with at least 4,000 years of history, into a packed Palestinian enclave besieged from all sides — sea, land and air.
Israeli war planes target critical infrastructure, homes and hospitals in Gaza as the brutal assault enters the ninth day.
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