Palestine

Gaza electricity company crews survive Israeli artillery shelling

Gaza electricity company crews survive Israeli artillery shelling

Gaza electricity repair crews on Sunday narrowly survived an Israeli artillery shelling that nearly struck two vehicles carrying crews, a company official said.

Al-Nasser Salah al-Din Brigades claims missile attack on Israel

Al-Nasser Salah al-Din Brigades claims missile attack on Israel

The military wing of the Popular Resistance Committees al-Nasser Salah al-Din Brigades on Sunday claimed responsibility for firing missiles at Israeli towns near the Gaza Strip on Saturday night, claiming one Israeli had died and two were injured.

Group: Israeli forces detain 13 Palestinians overnight

Group: Israeli forces detain 13 Palestinians overnight

Israeli forces detained 13 Palestinians overnight in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, a prisoners' rights group said.

Israeli forces detain Palestinian in al-Bireh before iftar

Israeli forces detain Palestinian in al-Bireh before iftar

Israeli forces detained a young Palestinian man from his home in al-Bireh near Ramallah on Saturday evening, threatening his family members throughout the raid.

US ups pressure on Israel as UN demands Gaza truce

US ups pressure on Israel as UN demands Gaza truce

The UN Security Council Monday joined US President Barack Obama in calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, after Israel and Hamas ignored calls for a truce despite mounting civilian casualties.

Gazans cautious through Eid calm as Palestinian killed late Sunday

Gazans cautious through Eid calm as Palestinian killed late Sunday

Palestinians in Gaza remained cautious on the first day of Eid al-Fitr Monday after Israeli shelling on southern Gaza the night before killed a Palestinian and injured another.

Meshaal: We are ready to coexist with Jews, but not 'occupiers'

Meshaal: We are ready to coexist with Jews, but not

Israel resumed its bombardment of the Gaza Strip for the 20th day on Sunday afternoon, as Hamas leader Meshaal stressed that the group was ready to "coexist with the Jews" but would not tolerate "occupiers."

Gaza's Christians bury their first casualty of the war

Gaza

Jalila Ayyad's widower George still had a black eye and bloodstains on his shirt as he processed ahead of her coffin, hours after the Israeli airstrike that destroyed their home.

Documenting death: The man who counts the bodies in Gaza

Documenting death: The man who counts the bodies in Gaza

Inside Ashraf al-Qidra's cramped office in Shifa hospital, the phone never stops ringing, with news flooding in of the latest victims of Israel's devastating 20-day military operation.

Egypt army destroys 13 more Gaza tunnels

Egypt army destroys 13 more Gaza tunnels

Egypt's army said Sunday it has destroyed 13 more tunnels connecting the Sinai Peninsula to the Gaza Strip, taking to 1,639 the overall number it has laid waste to.