This detailed map of Gaza helps explain the conflict -

This detailed map of Gaza helps explain the conflict

Vox - 17 Jul 2014
Since Israel withdrew its military forces and settlers from Gaza in 2005, the relationship between the Palestinian territory and Israeli authorities has been, to say the least, fraught. This map does a great job laying out that relationship and how ...

Photos: 25 Fridays of Protest in Gaza

The Atlantic - 20 Sep 2018
For nearly six months now, Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip have been staging weekly demonstrations at points along the border between Gaza and Israel—protests they call the “Great March of Return,” which demands that Palestinian refugees be ...

Gaza: Palestinian teenager shot dead by an Israeli sniper - 20 Sep 2018
A Palestinian teenager has been shot dead by an Israeli soldier in the southern Gaza Strip during a demonstration, Gaza's Ministry of Health and family members said. Mo'men Abu Ayadeh, 15, was shot in the head by an Israeli sniper on Wednesday night ...

UNHRC appoints new Gaza probe chairman

The Jerusalem Post - 21 Sep 2018
Santiago Canton of Argentina was appointed on Thursday to head the UN Human Rights Council's commission of inquiry into possible Israeli war crimes, in response to the Hamas-led Great March of Return along Gaza's border that began March 30.

Ari Fuld's stabbing raises fears of fresh violence in Gaza

Jewish Chronicle - 20 Sep 2018
But around Gaza, there has been an increase in violent clashes as Hamas seeks to pressure Israel into signing a new ceasefire agreement. For now, there is no direct correlation between the two incidents but that could change very quickly. While the ...

Incendiary balloon explodes, IDF attacks in Gaza

Arutz Sheva - 20 Sep 2018
An IDF aircraft on Thursday evening attacked a terrorist squad in northern Gaza that launched incendiary balloons towards Israel. Earlier, an incendiary balloon exploded in one of the communities in the Sdot Negev Regional Council. "The balloon ...

Ex-aide to Jimmy Carter named head of UN probe into Gaza clashes

The Times of Israel - 20 Sep 2018
The United Nations Human Rights Council on Thursday announced that Santiago Canton of Argentina will head the agency's probe into the clashes at the Gaza border this summer. Santiago is replacing David Crane, who last month quit as head of the panel.

20 Palestinians breach Gaza border fence on Yom Kippur

Ynetnews - 19 Sep 2018
20 Palestinians breach Gaza border fence on Yom Kippur. Yoav Zitun |Published: 09.19.18 , 20:57. Throughout Yom Kippur 20 Palestinians breached the Gaza border fence but all of the perpetrators retreated immediately to the strip. Some of them left ...

Israeli troops kill boy, two men in Gaza protests: medics

Reuters - 14 Sep 2018
Since March 30, Gaza has also seen shelling exchanges between the coastal enclave's Islamist Hamas rulers and Israel. An Israeli soldier was killed by a Palestinian sniper and Israel has lost tracts of forest and farmland to cross-border incendiary ...

Palestinian UNRWA Staff Protest Job Cuts in Gaza

Democracy Now! - 20 Sep 2018
Meanwhile in Gaza City, employees of UNRWA—the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine—protested on Wednesday against job cuts. UNRWA is reducing jobs following the Trump administration's decision to cut all funding to the agency.

Exploiting Gaza Tops the UN's Humanitarian Agenda

Palestine Chronicle - 20 Sep 2018
What would prompt the UN to assert, without reservations or calculated statements, that Gaza has collapsed in terms of humanitarian necessities? So far, the international organization has relied on projecting extended timeframes; the result being that ...

Taoiseach plans to challenge Abbas on lack of gay rights in Gaza

Irish Times - 18 Sep 2018
He added: “I will also use the opportunity to raise other concerns about democracy and human rights in the Palestinian territories, in particular for example the fact that homosexuality has yet to be decriminalised in Gaza.” Mr Abbas's visit to Ireland ...

AP PHOTOS: Gaza images on display in France show resilience

Bradenton Herald - 15 Sep 2018
Khalil Hamra, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer for The Associated Press, is exhibiting his work in a show titled "Why Gaza?" at the 30th annual Visa Pour L'Image photojournalism festival in Perpignan, France. The exhibition runs through Sept. 16.

Israeli troops kill 3 Palestinians, including boy, in Gaza

KKTV 11 News - 14 Sep 2018
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Three Palestinians, one of them a 12-year-old boy, were killed by Israeli fire Friday as thousands of protesters gathered along Gaza's perimeter fence with Israel, health officials said. The Gaza Health Ministry said at ...

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