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Palestinian doctors rush to treat a wounded girl who arrived with her family at Al-Shifa Hospital after intensive bombardments in Gaza City. Photograph: Mohammed Abed/AFP via Getty

In her bed in Gaza City’s Shifa hospital, 25-year-old Aya Aloul recalls the moment her 66-year-old father, Moeen, one of Gaza’s few neurologists, was (...)

A policeman stands on rubble from a building housing the Associated Press office and other media in Gaza City that was destroyed after Israeli warplanes demolished it on Saturday. Photograph: Hatem Moussa/AP

With the death toll in Gaza from Israeli air strikes approaching 200, including more than 50 children, Israeli prime minster Binyamin Netanyahu has do(...)

A health worker checks the temperature of a child at a UN school at al-Shati refugee camp in Gaza city on Wednesday, in preparation for the spread of coronavirus. Photograph: Mahmoud Hams/AFP via Getty Images

Gaza’s population could be decimated if coronavirus takes hold among the two million Palestinians who live in the narrow coastal strip. They are used (...)

Flame and smoke are seen during an Israeli air strike in Gaza  on Sunday. Photograph: Mohammed Salem/Reuters

Gaza militant group Islamic Jihad indicated on Monday night that the current round of fighting was over, after it had fired more than 80 rockets at so(...)

Palestinian amputees Mohammed Eliwa (17)  and Ahmed al-Khoudari (20), who lost their legs during clashes on the border with Israel, on the beach in Gaza City. Photograph: Mahmud Hams/AFP

Palestinians have reacted angrily after Israeli officials confirmed that efforts have been made to encourage residents of the Gaza Strip to emigrate. (...)

Palestinian boys inspect rubble of their destroyed home after an Israeli air strike in Rafah in the Gaza Strip on  July 6th, 2014. Photograph: Mohammed Saber

Israel will not conduct a criminal investigation into a deadly raid in Rafah during the 2014 Gaza war, the military’s judicial arm said on Wednesday a(...)

Tear gas canisters fired by Israeli forces landing amidst protesters along the border with Israel east of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip. Photograph: Said Khatib/AFP/Getty Images

Israeli fire killed three Palestinians during protests in the Gaza Strip on Friday, Palestinian health officials said. The Israeli military said its (...)

Palestinian security forces  stand at the gate of the Kerem Shalom crossing, the main passage point for goods entering Gaza. Photograph: AFP Photo

Activists in Gaza have vowed to continue launching incendiary kites across the border into southern Israel after Israel closed the main commercial cr(...)

Israeli defence minister Avigdor Lieberman, Cypriot defence minister Savvas Angelides  and Greek defence minister Panos Kammenos. Photograph: Yiannis Kourtoglou/Reuters

Cyprus is considering an Israeli proposal to build a dedicated pier in an existing port or employ an established pier to receive cargo ships carrying (...)

Palestinian ambassador to the United Nations Ibrahim Khraishi during a special session of the UN Human Rights Council to discuss “the deteriorating human rights situation” in the Palestinian Territories. Photograph: Martial Trezzini/EPA

Israel says it won’t co-operate with the inquiry called for by the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) on Friday into recent violence on the Is(...)

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