The truce between Israel and Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad comes after five days of fighting. The US has welcomed the cease-fire agreement.
United Nations chief Antonio Guterres said civilian deaths were "unacceptable." He also condemned the indiscriminate launching of rockets from Gaza into Israel.
The Israeli military said it was targeting Hamas operations in retaliation for rocket strikes, while the UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon urged restraint. A shooting in the West Bank has also killed two Israelis.
26 Nov 2022
For years, severe pollution made swimming in the sea hazardous for people in the Gaza Strip. But internationally funded sewage treatment facilities have stepped up their operations, allowing people to enjoy safe and clean beaches again.
12 Aug 2022
Residents in southern Israel and Gaza are returning to their lives. But the situation remains volatile.
12 Aug 2022
Israel has struck Gaza for a second day, targeting the Islamic Jihad militant group. The group confirmed that one of their top commanders was killed in an airstrike. Palestinian militants have since been firing back.
9 Aug 2022
The fragile cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad appears to be holding. The cease-fire follows three days of fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants that left dozens dead, hundreds injured.
9 Aug 2022
Israel and the Islamic Jihad group announced that a cease-fire would come into effect Sunday night. The truce could end the worst cross-border conflict between Israel and Palestinian militants since last year.
22 Apr 2022
Israel has responded to rocket attacks from Gaza with airstrikes, as a month of deadly violence in Israel and the Palestinian territories continues to escalate.
19 Jan 2022
The conflict in Gaza is something we're used to seeing on the news, but now, events in the Palestinian territory are popping up on the small screen as fiction. Following the success of hit Israeli shows like "Fauda", Hamas is throwing itself into television production, with a series to tell its side of the story. We take a closer look.
13 Nov 2021
Derived from the French word for obstacle course, parkour involves running, jumping, climbing and vaulting to get from one point to another in a complex environment. It carries symbolic weight for Palestinians Jehad and Abdallah, who practice the sport in the ruins of Gaza. For them, it almost literally embodies the daily struggles of life in the Palestinian enclave. Italian filmmaker Emanuele Gerosa's documentary "One More Jump" explores their story. He joined us for Perspective.
7 Nov 2021
The blockade in Gaza makes the living conditions of its 2 million residents a constant struggle, disrupting every aspect of daily life. The periodic outbreaks of war with Israel have only deepened the humanitarian crisis, leaving nearly every civilian in the enclave affected. To confront the trauma, Malak Mattar turned to painting as an outlet. A form of healing and resistance, her brightly coloured works often depict women grappling with the complex reality of life in Gaza. She joined us for Perspective.