Palestine

As Much of the World Frowns on Israel, Americans Hold Out Support

As Much of the World Frowns on Israel, Americans Hold Out Support

As Israels incursion into Gaza enters its third week and Palestinian civilian deaths mount, reaction in the United States has been muted, with polls through last weekend showing most Americans still supportive in part, analysts say, because of the failures of the Arab Spring to spread democracy in the Middle East

Gaza death toll tops 700 amid peace push

Gaza death toll tops 700 amid peace push

The death toll in Gaza topped 700 on Thursday as Israeli tank fire before dawn killed 16 people in the Hamas-dominated coastal territory, including six members of the same family, Palestinian health officials said.

U.N. chief alarmed as rockets found in Gaza school go missing

U.N. chief alarmed as rockets found in Gaza school go missing

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed alarm on Wednesday that 20 rockets found hidden in a United Nations school in the Gaza Strip had gone missing and directed the world body to deploy experts to deal with the situation.

Hamas claims to have killed 8 Israeli soldiers in Gaza attack

Hamas claims to have killed 8 Israeli soldiers in Gaza attack

The Hamas-affiliated al-Qassam Brigades said on Thursday that they had killed eight Israeli soldiers in northeastern Gaza City in what was potentially the deadliest attack on the military since the ground invasion began last week.

Ambulances having difficulty reaching victims in Gaza border town

Ambulances having difficulty reaching victims in Gaza border town

Ambulance and rescue teams are still unable to easily access the village of Khuzaa east of Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip in order to help victims of the Israeli assault in the village.

Clashes in Bilin following rally protesting offensive on Gaza

Clashes in Bilin following rally protesting offensive on Gaza

Israeli forces opened fire with tear gas grenades at Palestinian demonstrators in the village of Bilin near Ramallah protesting Israel's ongoing assault on Gaza on Thursday, causing dozens to suffer from excessive tear gas inhalation

34 Palestinians killed in Gaza Thursday, including 10 from one family

34 Palestinians killed in Gaza Thursday, including 10 from one family

34 Palestinians were killed by Israeli shelling and airstrikes across the Gaza Strip on Thursday morning, bringing the Palestinian death toll on the 17th day of the offensive to 729, with more than 4,000 injured.

Several injured as Israel shells area of historic al-Shamaa mosque

Several injured as Israel shells area of historic al-Shamaa mosque

Several Palestinians were injured on Wednesday after Israeli forces shelled the area around a 700-year-old mosque in central Gaza, medical sources said.

Qatar emir holds talks on Gaza in surprise Saudi visit

Qatar emir holds talks on Gaza in surprise Saudi visit

The emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, made a surprise visit Tuesday to Saudi Arabia where he discussed developments in strife-torn Gaza with King Abdullah, state media said.

Palestinians in Israel clash with police over Gaza assault

Palestinians in Israel clash with police over Gaza assault

Palestinian citizens of Israel clashed with police in the northern city of Nazareth on Monday, police said, at the end of a protest against Israel's deadly military strikes in the Gaza Strip.