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UN: Israel assault in Gaza may be war crime

UN: Israel assault in Gaza may be war crime

Israel’s military actions in the Gaza Strip could amount to war crimes, UN rights chief Navi Pillay has said, as Israel continued pounding Gaza for a 16th day. Pillay on…

Gunshots fired at Al Jazeera bureau in Gaza

Gunshots have been fired into Al Jazeera’s bureau in the Gaza Strip amid an intensified bombardment campaign on the Palestinian enclave. The shots caused panic among the civilians living in…

Israeli soldier reported missing in Gaza

Israeli soldier reported missing in Gaza

An Israeli soldier is missing in the Gaza Strip and presumed dead, local media quoted the Israeli military as saying, as Israeli airstrikes pummeled a wide range of targets in…

Israel pummels Gaza amid new truce bid

Israel pummels Gaza amid new truce bid

Israel has pummelled Gaza for a 14th day, raising the Palestinian death toll to more than 570, as ceasefire efforts continue in Doha and Cairo. With air strikes and shelling…

David Cameron’s statement on Gaza

David Cameron’s statement on Gaza

Mr Speaker, let me now turn to the ongoing crisis in Israel and Gaza.  This crisis was triggered by Hamas raining hundreds of rockets on Israeli cities, indiscriminately targeting civilians…

Deaths as Israeli tanks shell Gaza hospital

Deaths as Israeli tanks shell Gaza hospital

Israeli tanks have shelled a hospital in the central Gaza Strip, killing at least five people and wounding another 70. Al Jazeera’s Stephanie Dekker, reporting from Gaza, said according to…

Israel denies capture of soldier

Israel denies capture of soldier

Israel has denied that one of its soldiers had been captured by Hamas in overnight fighting, as the death toll in the Gaza Strip passed 500, the Gaza health ministry…

Gaza toll hits 247

Gaza toll hits 247

The death toll in Gaza hit 247 early on Friday as Israel pressed a ground offensive on the 11th day of a massive operation to stamp out militant rocket fire.…

Kabul airport under attack

Kabul airport under attack

A rapid response force had been sent to Kabul International Airport after an explosion followed by bursts of gunfire were heard near the facility in the Afghan capital. Smoke was seen rising above…

Tens of thousands flee from Gaza

Tens of thousands flee from Gaza

Tens of thousands of Palestinians have fled their homes, as Israel continued to press its offensive on the Gaza Strip. Air strikes that struck the enclave on Wednesday killed at…