Gaza News

The Palestinian enclave of Gaza is a major global hotspot with potential for extreme violence. Nearly isolated from the world since Hamas took control of it in 2007, it has been a poverty -ridden corner of the world. It is a regular launching pad for rocket attacks against southern Israel and a training ground for Islamist terrorists. Israel has carried out three major operations in the territory since relinquishing it unilaterally in 2005.

Hamas hostage Sahar Baruch killed in Gaza captivity, family confirms

Sahar Baruch stayed behind in a burning shelter to try and save his brother before being kidnapped, according to family members.

IDF soldiers operate in the Gaza Strip on December 9, 2023

IDF finds elevator in Gaza tunnel, weapon stockpiles in school

AK-47 rifles, grenades, and ammunition were found inside the classrooms of a school in Shejaia.

COGAT: Israel can send hundreds of aid trucks to Gaza but agencies stuck in delivering

Israel is working to allow more aid into the Gaza Strip, but the amount is being limited by the abilities of various agencies to collect and distribute it, says Col. Elad Goren.

By MIRIAM BULWAR DAVID-HAY/THE MEDIA LINE
09/12/2023

Article 99: Why did the UN request to activate it, and why did Israel object?

This unprecedented request was prompted by the UN Security Council’s inability to pass a resolution calling for an immediate truce and lasting ceasefire.

By MARNI DAVIMES/THE MEDIA LINE
09/12/2023

US blocks UN Security Council demand for humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza

The Security Council last month called for pauses in fighting to allow aid access to Gaza, which Guterres on Friday described as a "spiraling humanitarian nightmare."

By REUTERS
08/12/2023
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Israel-Hamas hostage deal: Freeing captives between devastating Gaza

 The apocalyptic scenes raised questions over whether the one million or so residents who fled to southern Gaza to escape the worst of the fighting will be able to return.

By MARK WEISS
08/12/2023

Israel-Hamas War: Finding a Hanukkah menorah amid the massacre ruins

This Hanukkah, as we light our candles, we are reminded of more than that long-ago historical miracle; we are called to recognize the enduring flame of hope that burns even in the darkest of times.

By CHEN SCHIMMEL
08/12/2023

Driving out darkness with the 36th Division in Shejaia

REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK: The advance in Gaza is a process described as one of methodical pace, careful targeting, and then the application of concentrated, massive force.

Israel agrees to open Kerem Shalom crossing for screening and inspection -US official

The Kerem Shalom crossing was used to carry more than 60% of the truckloads going into Gaza before war erupted on Oct. 7.

By REUTERS
08/12/2023

IDF infantry commander tells 'Post': We are fighting against Nazis in Gaza

Maj. (res.) Yotam Schleyer is the General Operations Commander of the Nahal Brigade and was on the front lines immediately in the wake of October 7.

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