Israel launched a large-scale ground offensive in the Gaza Strip yesterday, escalating a 10-day military operation to try to destroy Hamas’ weapons arsenal, rocket-firing abilities, and tunnels under the Palestinian territory’s border with Israel.
Fri, 18 Jul, 2014
A coalition of pro-Palestinian groups said today it plans to send a second aid flotilla to Gaza, dismissing Israel's promise to ease its blockade as not bold enough and defying Israeli warnings against any new sea-based activist operation.
Thu, 17 Jun, 2010
Israel’s Supreme Court ordered the military to allow Palestinians to travel on the part of a major highway that runs through the West Bank, handing Palestinians their biggest victory yet against Israel’s practice of reserving some roads for Jews.
Wed, 30 Dec, 2009
A VETERAN UN war crimes investigator acknowledged his probe of possible war crimes by Israel and Hamas – which included interviewing dozens of victims and poring through the files of human rights groups – is unlikely to lead to prosecutions.
Wed, 10 Jun, 2009
An increasingly disturbing picture of the Israeli army’s conduct in the Gaza war has emerged as more troops described wanton vandalism to Palestinian homes, humiliation of civilians and loose rules of engagement that resulted in unnecessary deaths.
Sat, 21 Mar, 2009