article 30 October 2014 World, Israel
Palestinians during clashes with Israeli police in the Abu Tor neighbourhood of east Jerusalem (Reuters)
Jerusalem mosque closure is 'declaration of war'

Amid growing tension in east Jerusalem, PLO leader Mahmoud Abbas has condemned the closure of the revered al-Aqsa mosque. Meanwhile, Egypt's demolition programme in the border town of Rafah continues.

article 15 October 2014 World, Israel
Mosab Hassan Yousuf
My father was a Hamas leader. I was an Israeli spy

It's not surprising that Mosab Hassan Yousef's life has been turned into a film. He is the son of a Hamas founder who became a key informer for the Israelis and later converted to Christianity.

post 15 October 2014
Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: who recognises Palestine?

MPs have backed a motion calling for the UK to recognise Palestine. What would it mean and are we behind the curve?

article 25 September 2014 World, Israel
Matt Frei by On the shores with the thousands dying to reach Europe

More than 2,000 people, desperate to reach Europe, have died in Mediterranean waters in just the last three months. Channel 4 News meets some of the survivors as they land in Sicily.

article 26 August 2014 World, Israel
 Israel and the Hamas accept Egyptian proposals for a long-term ceasefire following seven weeks of war and the loss of more than 2,000 lives (Reuters)
Israel and Hamas agree Gaza ceasefire

Israel and Hamas accept Egyptian proposals for a long-term ceasefire following seven weeks of war and the loss of more than 2,000 lives.

video 25 August 2014 World, Israel

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Gaza mosque turned to rubble in latest strike - video

Israeli air strikes destroy a mosque in Gaza and kill at least eight Palestinians, as militants continue to fire rockets from Gaza across the border into southern Israel in ongoing violence.

article 24 August 2014 World, Israel
Israeli military flattens Gaza tower block
Israeli military flattens Gaza tower block

Israel's military destroys a 13-storey apartment block in Gaza, saying it had housed a Hamas command centre, warning residents of more attacks.

post 22 August 2014
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Hamas gunmen execute 18 suspected informers

Hamas-led gunmen in Gaza execute 18 Palestinians accused of collaborating with Israel a day after Israel tracked down and killed three top Hamas commanders.

article 21 August 2014 World, Israel
Israeli air strike kills three Hamas commanders in Gaza

Thousands attend the funeral of three senior Hamas military commanders killed in the Gaza Strip.

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