Adel Zaanoun

Palestinians say truce reached with Israel to end deadly escalation

Israel also lifted restrictions on civilian movements in communities around the Gaza border on Monday morning

Gaza protests bring bloodshed but scarce gain as anniversary looms

Thousands of Palestinians have gathered at least weekly along the border in protests dubbed the Great March of Return

UN cans Gaza marathon after Hamas bans women runners

Gaza's third international marathon has been cancelled after the ruling Hamas movement refused to allow women to run.

Egypt reopens Rafah border with Gaza

Egypt has reopened its Rafah border crossing with Gaza, allowing people to cross freely for the first time in four years.

Hamas blames Israel as prisoner talks drag on

Hamas blamed Israel on Tuesday for stalling efforts to swap hundreds of Palestinian prisoners for a captured soldier.

Islamist leader killed in Gaza clashes

A radical Islamist sheikh was among 22 people killed and 120 hurt when Hamas police stormed a Gaza mosque, emergency services said on Saturday.

UN counts damage in Gaza

Senior United Nations officials examined the extent of war damage in Gaza on Thursday.

Calm reigns in Gaza ahead of visit by UN chief

Tension eased in Gaza early on Tuesday as a fragile ceasefire entered its third day, with residents struggling to absorb the devastation.

Gaza skies calm as Israel halts offensive

The skies over Gaza remained calm on Sunday morning for the first time in 22 days as Israel unilaterally halted its onslaught.

Peace efforts intensify as Gaza toll tops 1 000

Israel struck fresh targets on Thursday and waged street battles in Gaza as the international community stepped up efforts to broker a truce.

Israel, Hamas locked in fierce Gaza City clashes

Israeli troops and Palestinian gunmen fought fierce clashes around the Gaza Strip on Tuesday.

Israel presses on with Gaza strikes

Israel pounded Gaza with bombs and shells on Friday, vowing to pursue its war on Hamas despite a truce order from the UN Security Council.

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