The Trump administration is pushing the US further away from Europe and key allies in its response to the Gaza crisis

Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters The Trump administration’s response to the violence in Gaza this week once again places it at odds with Europe and key US allies. The UK, France, and Germany have responded more forcefully to the violence than the US and have expressed concern about Israel’s response to the demonstrations against the new US embassy […]

Israeli military strikes Hamas targets after bomb explodes on Gaza border

The Israeli military says several Hamas targets in Gaza has been struck after a bomb exploded on the border near Israeli troops. The explosive device was placed along the border fence area during protests and exploded near an Israeli bulldozer on Wednesday, according to the military. No one was wounded, and there were no immediately […]

Running from gas in Gaza: Palestinians resort to DIY protection during Great Return March (PHOTOS)

With plumes of smoke blanketing the Israel-Gaza border, Palestinians rallying for a second week have resorted to makeshift gas masks. They burned tires as cover from sniper fire. The IDF responded to the protest with tear gas. From old plastic bottles to onions to simple scarfs, all types of improvised protection were used by thousands […]

US only Security Council member to block UN inquiry into Gaza violence

The US was the only UN Security Council member to reject a call by the 14 other countries to independently probe the Gaza clashes, in which dozens of Palestinian protesters were killed by Israeli forces. Read more For the second week in a row, the US has vetoed a UN Security Council (UNSC) statement calling […]

Six Palestinian journalists injured during Gaza protests – reports

Six local journalists have suffered injuries while covering the second week of the Palestinian protest in Gaza, media has reported, citing the Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate. All of them were reportedly shot by Israeli forces. The local journalist’s union said that they were shot and injured by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) despite wearing special clothes […]

MSF: Medical crisis looms as Israel continues bloody crackdown on Gaza protesters

With at least four Palestinians killed and 250 injured on Friday alone, aid workers say they fear Gaza’s medical facilities will not be able to cope with the influx of wounded protesters participating in the Great Return March. Read more Marie-Elisabeth Ingres, who heads Doctors Without Borders’ (MSF) Palestine mission, told RT that the medical […]

'A message to the world that Palestinians didn't forget their land' – Hamas official on Gaza clashes

The ‘Great Return’ protests are not just another protest by Palestinians against the Israeli occupation, they are a fresh start in the effort to reclaim the long-lost land, Mousa Abu Marzook from the Hamas politburo told RT. Marzook, a deputy chairman of the Hamas Political Bureau, disputed the official Israeli narrative, according to which those […]

Palestinians grieve en masse after 17 killed in violent Gaza clashes (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Thousands of Palestinians have poured onto the streets of Rafah, Gaza and Khan Younis to mourn those killed in clashes with the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). Palestinian cities and refugee camps were united in their grief after 17 civilians died during ‘Great Return’ demonstrations along the Israeli-Palestine border. The incident has prompted UN Secretary General […]

Israeli tanks blast ‘terrorist infiltrators’ on Gaza border (VIDEO)

Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) published a video showing tanks opening fire on two men, claimed to be Hamas infiltrators, along the border fence with Gaza. The incident follows the deaths of 12 Palestinians during border protests. “Two terrorists approached the security fence and fired towards IDF troops,” the IDF said on Friday evening, after publishing […]

Israeli jets pound Gaza target after ‘border fence breach & arson attempt’

The Israel Defense Forces have struck a ‘Hamas target’ in the Gaza Strip, in retaliation for a border breach and an infiltration attempt by four Palestinians into Israel, the IDF has said. According to an IDF statement, the Israeli Air Force targeted a military compound in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, after Palestinians armed […]