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Gaza Salafists look to IS for inspiration
Gaza Salafists look to IS for inspiration

Militants inspired by the Islamic State group's ideology are seeking to benefit from the desperation of young Palestinians to strengthen their foothold in the Gaza Strip.

Gaza Salafists look to IS for inspiration
Israeli air planes strike in Gaza Strip after rocket
Israeli air planes strike in Gaza Strip after rocket

Israeli air planes struck targets in the southern Gaza Strip, witnesses and the army said, hours after a rocket from the Palestinian enclave hit the Jewish state.

Israeli air planes strike in Gaza Strip after rocket
Malala donates $50,000 children's prize to Gaza schools
Malala donates $50,000 children's prize to Gaza schools

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai said she is giving her entire winnings from a children's rights award to help rebuild schools in war-ravaged Gaza.

Malala donates $50,000 children's prize to Gaza schools
Palestinians face boycott threats over Hamas wages: PM
Palestinians face boycott threats over Hamas wages: PM

The international community has threatened to boycott the Palestinian leadership if it pays the salaries of former Hamas employees in Gaza.

Palestinians face boycott threats over Hamas wages: PM
Aid convoys trundle into Gaza as ceasefire holds
Aid convoys trundle into Gaza as ceasefire holds

Life in Gaza resumed some semblance of normality as a long-term truce took hold following a deal hailed by Israel and Hamas as 'victory' .

Aid convoys trundle into Gaza as ceasefire holds
Hamas executes 'collaborators', Israeli boy killed
Hamas executes 'collaborators', Israeli boy killed

Hamas executed 18 alleged collaborators in Gaza City as Israeli Prime Minister vowed harsh retribution for the killing of a four-year-old boy.

Hamas executes 'collaborators', Israeli boy killed
Gaza death toll rises above 2,000: health ministry
Gaza death toll rises above 2,000: health ministry

The death toll in the war-torn Gaza Strip rose above 2,000, the health ministry said as more people injured in over a month of fighting.

Gaza death toll rises above 2,000: health ministry
Israel, Gaza violence defies truce 'deal'
Israel, Gaza violence defies truce 'deal'

Israeli jets bombed targets across Gaza, retaliating to Palestinian rocket attacks in spiralling violence.

Israel, Gaza violence defies truce 'deal'
Pope Francis 'dismayed' by violence and suffering in Iraq
Pope Francis 'dismayed' by violence and suffering in Iraq

Pope Francis expressed "dismay and disbelief" over the violence in Iraq, calling for an "effective political solution" to a crisis.

Pope Francis 'dismayed' by violence and suffering in Iraq
Deadly Gaza conflict reignites as Egypt urges new truce
Deadly Gaza conflict reignites as Egypt urges new truce

Israeli warplanes pounded targets in Gaza, a day after killing at least five Palestinians, and militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel

Deadly Gaza conflict reignites as Egypt urges new truce
Gaza rockets hit Israel as truce deadline looms
Gaza rockets hit Israel as truce deadline looms

Two rockets fired by Gaza militants slammed into southern Israel, heightening fears that a 72-hour truce would not be renewed

Gaza rockets hit Israel as truce deadline looms
Obama: Gazans need 'sense of hope' for future
Obama: Gazans need 'sense of hope' for future

US President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the people of Gaza need greater hope for the future.

Obama: Gazans need 'sense of hope' for future
Deadly Israeli shelling hits UN school as Hamas mulls truce
Deadly Israeli shelling hits UN school as Hamas mulls truce

An Israeli shelling on a UN school in Gaza killed 20 people early Wednesday, medics said, as Palestinian factions were to head to Cairo to discuss a temporary humanitarian ceasefire.

Deadly Israeli shelling hits UN school as Hamas mulls truce
Kazakhstan urges resolving Gaza Strip crisis
Kazakhstan urges resolving Gaza Strip crisis

Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has called upon Israel and Palestine to stop the bloodshed.

Kazakhstan urges resolving Gaza Strip crisis
Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport. Photo ©REUTERS
50 Kazakh tourists stuck in Tel Aviv airport after missile attack

Around 50 Kazakhstani tourists cannot leave Israel after a Palestinian missile hit the area near the Tel Aviv Airport.

50 Kazakh tourists stuck in Tel Aviv airport after missile attack
Israeli fire brings Gaza deaths to 808: medics
Israeli fire brings Gaza deaths to 808: medics

Israeli fire in Gaza killed a pregnant woman and a senior Islamic Jihad propagandist, taking the Palestinian death toll to 808, emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said.

Israeli fire brings Gaza deaths to 808: medics
Gaza rocket halts Israel flights as foes resist truce efforts
Gaza rocket halts Israel flights as foes resist truce efforts

Airlines blocked flights to Israel Wednesday after a Gaza rocket struck near airport runways, as the UN chief urged an end to a conflict that has killed 639 Palestinians and 31 Israelis.

Gaza rocket halts Israel flights as foes resist truce efforts
Qatar emir in surprise Saudi visit, holds talks on Gaza
Qatar emir in surprise Saudi visit, holds talks on Gaza

The emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, made a surprise visit Tuesday to Saudi Arabia where he discussed developments in strife-torn Gaza with King Abdullah, state media said.

Qatar emir in surprise Saudi visit, holds talks on Gaza
Obama calls for immediate truce as Gaza toll soars
Obama calls for immediate truce as Gaza toll soars

US President Barack Obama called for an "immediate ceasefire" between Israel and Hamas, after the bloodiest day of fighting in Gaza raised the number of Palestinians killed to 476.

Obama calls for immediate truce as Gaza toll soars
New Israeli strikes raise Gaza toll above 200: medics
New Israeli strikes raise Gaza toll above 200: medics

New Israeli air and tank strikes in Gaza early Wednesday killed several people, medics said, bringing the death toll from Israel's operation in the besieged Palestinian territory to 204.

New Israeli strikes raise Gaza toll above 200: medics