Smoke rises following Israeli missile strikes on Gaza City, Thursday, May 13th, 2021. Photograph: Khalil Hamra/AP

Violence erupted across the West Bank on Friday with at least 10 Palestinians killed in clashes with Israeli troops. The West Bank, ruled by president(...)

Boats  in the port along the corniche in Doha. Arab nations including Saudi Arabia and Egypt cut ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting extremism. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain have cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terror, in the Gulf Arab regi(...)

Hamas militants grab Palestinians suspected of collaborating with Israel, before executing them in Gaza City on Friday. Photogtaph: Reuters/Stringer

International and Palestinian human rights organisations have condemned yesterday’s killing, by Hamas, of 21 suspected informants in response to Israe(...)

Roba Abu Shamallah, (centre), the daughter of Mohammed Abu Shamallah, mourns during a funeral for the senior Hamas figure, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, yesterday. Photograph: Wissam Nassar/The New York Times

Fierce cross-border attacks continued yesterday as Israel claimed a significant military success, killing two leading members of the Hamas military(...)

Smoke rises following what witnesses said were Israeli air strikes in the east of Gaza City today. Israel knocked out Gaza’s only power plant, flattened the home of its Islamist Hamas political leader and pounded dozens of other high-profile targets. Photograph:  Suhaib Salem/Reuters.

Israel knocked out Gaza’s only power plant and attacked dozens of other high-profile targets today, while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised propos(...)

Masked young Palestinians during clashes  with Israeli police in the East Jerusalem area of Shuafat yesterday.  Photograph: EPA/Atef Safadi

Israel has boosted its forces along the Gaza border, with officials sending out a message that Israel would only be able to sustain militant rocket fi(...)