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20 May
The idea of a two-state solution is almost as old as the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. In light of the current hostilities, it also seems increasingly unrealistic.
20 May
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa tells FRANCE 24 that the situation in Gaza reminds him of the apartheid era in his own country, with Israeli actions against the Palestinians evocative of an apartheid state. He said South Africa stands by the Palestinians but urged both sides to sit down and negotiate as was done in South Africa in the early 1990s.
18 May
For the third time in a week, the United States has blocked the United Nations Security Council from approving a resolution that denounces violence on both sides and calls for a cessation of hostilities in the Israel-Gaza conflict. Is it a case of giving diplomacy a chance, or siding with Israel as a default position? The US ambassador to the UN insists that Washington is "working tirelessly through diplomatic channels" to end the worst fighting in years.
18 May
About 10,000 refugees with no way out: The situation for the civilian population in the Gaza Strip is becoming increasingly desperate. Relief aid is in short supply — and the territory is battling the pandemic, as well.
17 May
The US envoy for Israel-Palestinian affairs, Hady Amr, is set to meet officials from both sides — separately — hours after Israel's deadliest single strike on the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip.
17 May
At least 33 people have been killed in the deadliest single Israeli attack since fighting broke out nearly a week ago. Israel's military said it had also bombed the home of a senior Hamas leader.
17 May
Al Jazeera’s bureau chief in Gaza Wael al-Dahdouh speaks in front of the rubble of Jala Tower, a 13-floor building housing Qatar-based Al Jazeera television and the US news agency the Associated Press in the Gaza Strip, which collapsed following an Israeli air strike on May 15.
17 May
Hostilities broke out between Hamas and Israel less than a week ago. But a swift escalation has left civilians on both sides trying to come to terms with the maddening unpredictability. Tania Krämer reports from Israel.
17 May
Pope Francis says the loss of innocent lives in violence between Israel and Palestinians is "terrible and unacceptable" and appeals for those who have responsibility to "walk the paths of peace".
15 May
Israel's air defence system "Iron Dome" intercepts rockets launched from the Gaza strip at night. More than 100 rockets were fired tonight from Gaza towards Israel by multiple Palestinian armed groups, Hamas Islamists who control the blockaded enclave said.
14 May
Police use tear gas to disperse protesters in Nairobi as they gather to protest Israeli air strikes on Gaza. Also, clashes erupt in Kinshasa as Muslim factions celebrate Eid in DR Congo. Eid is also celebrated by minority Muslims in Burundi who gathered to celebrate the end of Ramadan – our team takes you there.
14 May
Palestinian families in Gaza's Shejaiya neighbourhood leave the area after it was shelled by Israeli forces.

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