Fatma Ihjela (28)  holds her two-day-old baby whom she has named Gaza Tuqawem (translated in English means “Gaza Resists”) as she rests at a United Nations-run school after fleeing from the Al-Shejaeiya neighbourhood in Gaza City today. Photograph: Mohammed Saber/EPA

UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon described a deadly attack on a UN school today as a “moral outrage and a criminal act“ and called for those respon(...)

Palestinians examine damaged buildings in Gaza city. Photograph: Sergey Ponomarev/The New York Times

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has threatened to exact an “intolerable price” from the Gaza Strip’s dominant Hamas Islamists should there (...)