Palestine

Qassam brigades claim rocket, mortar fire at southern Israel

Qassam brigades claim rocket, mortar fire at southern Israel

Hamas' military wing on Monday claimed responsibility for targeting an Israeli tank with missiles and firing rockets and mortar shells at southern Israel.

Kerry travels to Cairo seeking 'immediate ceasefire'

Kerry travels to Cairo seeking

US Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Cairo early Monday for crisis talks on Gaza, following President Barack Obama's call for an "immediate ceasefire" between Israelis and Palestinians.

Dozens injured as Israeli forces fire on crowds in Hebron

Dozens injured as Israeli forces fire on crowds in Hebron

Dozens of Palestinians were injured after Israeli forces opened fire on rallies in Hebron celebrating the capture of an Israeli soldier in Gaza and in solidarity with the besieged territory, which saw 100 killed by Israeli forces on Sunday.

Palestinian President meets in Doha with UN SG

Palestinian President meets in Doha with UN SG

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met at his guest residence in Doha this evening with Ban Ki-moon, the Secretary General of the United Nations, both leaders are currently visiting the State of Qatar.

Hamas says it has captured Israeli soldier in Gaza

Hamas says it has captured Israeli soldier in Gaza

The Hamas-affiliated al-Qassam Brigades said on Sunday night that it had captured an Israeli soldier, the first since the release of Gilad Shalit in 2011.

Shujaiyya: a moonscape strewn with bodies

Shujaiyya: a moonscape strewn with bodies

The ambulances and firetrucks of Gaza's emergency services gathered on the edge of the Shujaiyya district to await news of a humanitarian ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinian Hamas group.

General strike across Palestine on Monday

General strike across Palestine on Monday

Palestinian religious and national institutions jointly announced a general strike on Monday in protest against the Israeli offensive on Gaza, which has left 425 Palestinians dead in the last 13 days.

Israel continues shelling Gaza through four-hour ceasefire Sunday

Israel continues shelling Gaza through four-hour ceasefire Sunday

Israeli forces extended twice a temporary ceasefire brokered by the Red Cross on Sunday after they broke it multiple times over the course of four hours.

Hamas fighters enter south Israel, clash with soldiers

Hamas fighters enter south Israel, clash with soldiers

Hamas' military wing said Monday that a group of its' fighters infiltrated southern Israel from a tunnel in the northern Gaza Strip.

100 Palestinians killed in Israeli assault on Sunday alone

100 Palestinians killed in Israeli assault on Sunday alone

Israeli forces killed at least 100 Palestinians on Sunday including 66 in a single neighborhood of Gaza City, bringing the 13-day death toll to 437.