Gaza death toll rises to 49, including 17 children | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Since 2008, Israel has waged four wars on Palestinian territory killing nearly 4,000 people, many of them children. Palestinian mourners held a funeral for a fighter who succumbed to wounds suffered during an attack by Israel on the besieged territory of Gaza last weekend. His death brought the total number of Palestinians killed during the … Read more

Israel: normalising terror, one dawn at a time | Gaza

Israel’s latest military assault on the Gaza Strip – codenamed Operation Breaking Dawn – spanned three days in early August and killed at least 44 Palestinians, including 16 children. According to the Israeli government, the attack was a “preemptive” operation against the Palestinian Islamic Jihad group – which is as creative an excuse as any … Read more

UN chief says killing of Palestinian children ‘unconscionable’ | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Nineteen children were killed in the occupied Palestinian territory in the last week alone, the UN human rights chief said. Almost 40 Palestinian children have been killed so far this year in the occupied territories and in many incidents, Israeli forces appear to use lethal force in a manner that violates international human rights law, … Read more

Israel: Troops kill 2 Palestinian gunmen in West Bank clash

JERUSALEM: Israeli troops killed two Palestinian gunmen in a shootout on Tuesday during an arrest operation in the city of Nablus in the occupied West Bank, police said. Palestinian health officials said one person was killed and at least 40 people wounded in the gun battle, a day after a cease-fire ended three days of … Read more

UN Security Council holds emergency meeting over Gaza fighting | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Palestinian ambassador asks when will ‘enough be enough’ as ​​council members express concern about recent violence. The UN Security Council has held an emergency meeting to discuss the situation in Gaza, with several members raising concerns amid a fragile ceasefire between Israel and Islamic Jihad, a Palestinian armed group, after three days of Israeli air … Read more

After ceasefire, battered Palestinians recall Israeli ‘massacre’ | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Gaza – Only two hours separated the killing of Hamed Najim, 17, and three of his cousins ​​at the Jabalia refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip, and the announcement of a ceasefire with Israel. Israel and the Palestinian armed group Islamic Jihad declared a truce late on Sunday after three days of heavy Israeli … Read more

Palestinian Islamic Jihad says no ceasefire if members not freed | Israel-Palestine conflict News

The armed group and Israel disagree on details of a truce to end Gaza bombardment, raising the spectre of more violence. An official for the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) says the armed group’s members will summarize their fight against Israel following the latest bombardment of the besieged Gaza Strip if their high-ranking officials are not … Read more

Gaza: Israel, Islamic Jihad ceasefire holds after deadliest clashes in a year

Jerusalem/Gaza CNN — A ceasefire between Israel and the Islamic Jihad militant group in Gaza was holding on Monday after a weekend of hostilities left dozens of Palestinians dead. The truce, announced on Sunday evening by both sides, came about 50 hours after the escalation began, when Israel launched what it called preemptive strikes on … Read more

Gaza Clears Rubble, Buries Dead As Truce With Israel Holds

Palestinians tried to salvage their belongings from the rubble of shattered homes. Gaza City: Shell-shocked Gazans on Monday sifted through the rubble of three days of deadly conflict between Israel and Islamic Jihad terrorists as a truce held and life slowly returned to normal. An Egypt-brokered ceasefire reached late Sunday ended the intense fighting that … Read more

Qatar welcomes Israel-Gaza truce stopping the ‘waste of blood’ | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Doha has taken part in efforts alongside international actors to quickly halt hostilities in Gaza and avoid more casualties. Qatar’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has hailed the truce that ended days of fighting between Israel and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad armed group in the Gaza Strip, saying it was a result of concerted “active diplomacy”. … Read more