Palestinians watch as Hamas militants execute Palestinians suspected of collaborating with Israel in Gaza City today. Photograph: Reuters

Hamas-led gunmen in Gaza executed 18 Palestinians accused of collaborating with Israel today, accelerating a crackdown on suspected informers after Is(...)

Part of the Shejaia neighbourhood in the east of Gaza City which witnesses said was heavily hit by Israeli shelling and air strikes during the Israeli offensive. Photograph: Reuters/Suhaib Salem

Israel and the Palestinians last night agreed to a 72-hour truce in the Gaza Strip to start this morning, the latest effort to end four weeks of fi(...)

An Israeli bomb explodes in Gaza City today. Photograph: Tyler Hicks/The New York Times

Israel intensified its land offensive in Gaza with artillery, tanks and gunboats today and warned it could “significantly widen” an operation Palestin(...)

An Israeli border police aims his weapon at Palestinian stone throwers during clashes in the West Bank city of Ramallah this morning. Israeli troops killed a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank today, Palestinian medics said. Photograph: Mohamad Torokman/Reuters

Israeli troops killed two Palestinians, Palestinian medics and a militant group said, as Israel pressed on with its crackdown on Hamas, the Islamist (...)

Undated handout  made available by Hizbullah’s media office of Hassan al-Laqqis, a senior commander with the Lebanese Shia militant group, who was reported killed overnight outside his home in Beirut. Photograph: EPA

Lebanon’s Shia militant Hizbullah group has said one of its commanders was killed outside his Beirut home in an overnight attack which it blamed on (...)

Israeli troops shot dead three Palestinians during an early morning raid to arrest a suspected militant in the West Bank today, hours before negotiato(...)

Israeli troops shot at a target across the Syrian frontier today in response to gunfire that struck its forces in the Golan Heights, the Israel(...)

Israeli soldiers evicted several hundred Bedouins from a village in the occupied West Bank today after the army declared the area a live-fire t(...)

Filipino United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) personnel drive to the UNDOF camp in the Golan Heights region. Photograph: Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images

UN peacekeepers held by rebels for several days in southern Syria and freed at the weekend crossed into Israel from neighbouring Jordan last n(...)