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Thousands protest UN job cuts in...

Thousands protest UN job cuts in...

Middle East

Thu, Sep 20 2018

More than five million Palestinians are eligible for UNRWA support, while around three million access...

Palestinians say Israeli troops fire...

Palestinians say Israeli troops killed...

Middle East

Thu, Sep 20 2018

The border between Gaza and Israel has been the scene of weekly Palestinian demonstrations since March...

US confirms further Palestine aid...

US confirms further Palestine aid...

Middle East

Mon, Sep 17 2018

Mission head Husam Zomlot was recalled to Ramallah by Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas in May in protest...

Army: Israeli soldiers trade fire with...

Army: Israeli soldiers trade fire with...

Middle East

Mon, Aug 20 2018

'A terrorist shot at IDF troops in the northern Gaza Strip, in response IDF troops shot towards the...

Israel to reopen Gaza goods crossing...

Israel to reopen Gaza goods crossing...

Middle East

Sun, Jul 22 2018

Israel announced on July 9 that the goods crossing was being closed to most deliveries partly in response...

Deadly Israeli strikes pound Gaza after...

Deadly Israeli strikes pound Gaza after...

Middle East

Sat, Jul 21 2018

The United Nations urged all sides to step "back from the brink" after months of increasing...

Israel tightens Gaza blockade as arson...

Israel tightens Gaza blockade as arson...

Middle East

Tue, Jul 17 2018

That prompted speculation that Egypt, which has mediated between Israel and Hamas, had closed it to add...

Hamas says truce reached after Israel's...

Hamas says truce reached with...

Middle East

Sun, Jul 15 2018

Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum said late Saturday the Islamist movement, which runs the Gaza Strip, had...

UN chief warns of risk of war in...

UN chief warns of risk of war in...

Middle East

Tue, Jun 19 2018

The United Nations considers the expansion of settlements on land earmarked for a future Palestinian...

Red Cross sends war surgeons to ‘sinking...

Red Cross sends war surgeons to ‘sinking...

Middle East

Thu, May 31 2018

Some 60% have injuries to the legs and many will need lengthy physical therapy and psychological...

UN warns Gaza on the brink of war

UN warns Gaza on the brink of war

Middle East

Thu, May 31 2018

Calm returned to Gaza on Wednesday but the UN envoy expressed concern that ongoing protests in June will...

Israel launches new air raid on Hamas...

Israel launches new air raid on Hamas...

Middle East

Thu, May 17 2018

Palestinian security sources confirmed the target was a Hamas base

Will it ever end?

Will it ever end?

Ziauddin Choudhury

Thu, May 17 2018

The Middle East is a powder keg which could burst any time

Events since Trump's decision on...

Events since Trump's decision on...

Middle East

Tue, May 15 2018

Here are key developments since US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as...

Israeli forces kill dozens in Gaza as...

Israeli forces kill dozens in Gaza as...

Middle East

Tue, May 15 2018

On the Gaza border, at least 41 Palestinians were killed by Israeli gunfire in the latest in a round...

In Gaza, women protest among the burning...

In Gaza, women protest among the burning...

Middle East

Fri, May 4 2018

'Some tell us we can't do what men do, some are afraid we will get hurt and others encourage us'

Israelis fire tear gas, warning shots...

Israelis fire tear gas, warning shots...

Middle East

Fri, May 4 2018

Two thirds of Gaza's two million Palestinians are refugees

Israel dismisses suggestions it killed...

Israel dismisses suggestions it killed...

Middle East

Sun, Apr 22 2018

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said it was likely that Batsh was killed as part of an internal...

Israel drops leaflets warning Gazans...

Israel drops leaflets warning Gazans...

Middle East

Fri, Apr 20 2018

Soldiers have opened fire at those who come too close to the fence

Four Palestinian militants dead in Gaza...

Four Palestinian militants dead in Gaza...

Middle East

Sun, Apr 15 2018

Medics at the scene in the Rafah area said the explosion was caused by Israel, but an Israeli military...

ICC prosecutor: Gaza war crimes may...

ICC prosecutor: Gaza war crimes may...

Middle East

Mon, Apr 9 2018

Violence spiked again on Friday, when clashes erupted as thousands protested along the border, and nine...