Israel-Gaza conflict - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Israel-Gaza conflict


Palestinian anger as U.S. ends funding for U.N. agency

Sep 01, 2018 - 8:42 AM

(3rd UPDATE) The United States will no longer fund the 'irredeemable flawed' UN Relief and Works Agency, which supports millions of Palestinian refugees and provides education for children

A Palestinian woman uses a gas lamp during a power cut in an impoverished area of the Khan Younis refugee camp, southern Gaza Strip on July 29, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD HAMS

U.S. cuts more than $200 million in aid to Palestinians

Aug 25, 2018 - 8:55 AM

The decision to cut Palestinian funding comes amid a surge of violence brought about by Palestinian protests against Israel that began in March

A Palestinian boy sits on a chair with a national flag as Israeli authorities demolish a school site in the village of Yatta, south of the West Bank city of Hebron and to be relocated in another area, on July 11 2018. / AFP PHOTO / HAZEM BADER

Thousands at funeral for Gaza volunteer killed on Israel border

Jun 02, 2018 - 10:24 PM

Razan al-Najjar's death brings the toll of Gazans killed by Israeli fire since the end of March to 123

FUNERAL. Palestinian mourners carry the body of 21 years old Razan al-Najjar during her funeral after she was shot dead by Israeli soldiers, in Khan Yunis on June 2, 2018. Photo by Mahmud Hams/AFP

Israeli army launches 5 criminal probes over Gaza war

Sep 11, 2014 - 12:02 AM

The United Nations and international rights groups have condemned Israel for numerous attacks which resulted in heavy civilian casualties

A Palestinian man walks past a destroyed building in Jabaliya refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip, 14 July 2014. Mohammed Saber/EPA

Cairo truce talks to resume mid-September: Hamas

Sep 10, 2014 - 11:45 PM

50 days of deadly fighting between Israel and Gaza militants ended on August 26 with an open ended truce agreement

CEASEFIRE. A Palestinian boy smiles standing next to a destroyed house, hours before a 72-hours ceasefire between Israel and Hamas will come to an end, in Beit Lahiya town in the northern Gaza, 07 August 2014. Mohammed Saber/EPA