Ismail Haniyeh

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Palestinians sit near  the Israeli-Gaza border fence, ahead of the first anniversary of border protests. Photograph:  Reuters/ Mohammed Salem

The Israeli army is on high alert along the Gaza border as Palestinians plan large demonstrations on Saturday to mark the one-year anniversary of the (...)

A ball of fire billows above buildings in Gaza City during reported Israeli strikes on Monday. Photograph: Majdi Fathi/AFP/Getty Images

An uneasy calm held yesterday between Israel and Hamas, but the situation remains volatile and both sides risk finding themselves fighting a war that (...)

An explosion caused by Israeli airstrikes is seen from the offices of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh in Gaza City on  Monday night. Photograph: Adel Hana/AP.

A rocket fired from Gaza landed in an open area in southern Israel on Tuesday night, jeopardising a tense Egypt-brokered truce reached between Israel (...)

Palestinian protesters take cover from tear gas shot by Israeli forces. Photograph: Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images

At least four Palestinians were killed and more than 600 injured as some 10,000 residents of the Gaza Strip took part in protests along the border wit(...)

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner (left) attend a reception for the US delegation ahead of the move of the US embassy to Jerusalem. Photograph: Abir Sultan/EPA

Even by Middle East standards this promises to be an extremely tense week. On Monday, the inauguration ceremony takes place marking the controversia(...)

Palestinians celebrate after Hamas said it had reached a deal with Palestinian rival Fatah, in Gaza City on Thursday. Photograph:  Suhaib Salem/Reuters

Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah signed a reconciliation deal on Thursday after Hamas agreed to hand over administrative control of Gaza, in(...)

An Israeli soldier walks on his tank along the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip on Friday. Three days of mortar and tank fire between Israel and Palestinian militants, as well as Israeli air strikes, have raised concerns of a new conflict in the Hamas-run territory. Photograph: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images

Israel and Hamas are scrambling to defuse tension after the most serious cross-border flare-up since the Gaza war of 2014. A Palestinian woman was ki(...)

The mother and a sister of Mahmoud Ishtiwi, a former commander in the armed wing of Hamas, stand by a poster bearing his image at their home in Gaza. The one time leader of Hamas fighters from a storied family of Hamas loyalists was accused of homosexuality and executed by his former comrades. Photograph: Wissam Nassar/New York Times

The death of Mahmoud Ishtiwi had all the trappings of a telenovela: sex, torture and embezzlement in Gaza’s most venerated and secretive institution, (...)

Israeli security forces stand behind burning tires during clashes with Palestinians in Beit El, near the West Bank city of Ramallah on Friday. In the Israeli city of Dimona, a Jewish attacker stabbed two Palestinians and two Arab Israelis. Photograph: Abbas Momani/AFP/Getty Images

Hamas’s leader in Gaza has declared the current unrest in Jerusalem and the West Bank an intifada, as six Palestinians were shot dead protesting at (...)

A Palestinian protester is evacuated  after being injured during clashes  near border fence. Photograph: Mohammed Abedmohammed ABED/AFP/Getty Images

Israeli troops shot dead six Palestinians in protests in Gaza and a knife-wielding Jewish man wounded four Arabs in southern Israel on Friday in a wa(...)

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