""Whoever conducted the attacks, Russia ultimately bears responsibility for the victims in East Ghouta and countless other Syrians.""
US Secretary of State
"Brexit is going to be pretty bad for the UK but I also think it's going to be pretty bad for Europe"
""The concept of closing the doors to immigrants is repugnant to the concept of America.""
Governor of New York
""Russia I think could initiate hostilities sooner than we expect.""
General Sir Nick Carter
Chief of the General Staff, British Army
""These are useful skills in life, because you never know what you can expect.""
Student, Yevpatoria School
""There are still too many people who are left out of that recovery and acceleration of growth.""
IMF Managing Director
"Give up attempts to solve the existing problems by force."
Russian Foreign Minister
""Inequality is not inevitable, it's not like the weather. It's a policy choice.""
Oxfam’s head of policy on inequality.
For the first time in a decade, the Gaza border with Egypt opens under Palestinian Authority control
Palestinian PM and Fatah executive member visits Gaza as reconciliation with Hamas gains speed.
Palestinian Hamas group has said it is to take key steps to end a decade-old feud with rival faction, the Fatah movement.
Repeated attempts at reconciliation have failed since the Islamist Hamas group drove forces loyal to President Abbas from the Gaza Strip in 2007.
Israel says project will ease economic and humanitarian woes in Palestinian enclave
Fuel from Egypt used to be smuggled through tunnels, many of them now destroyed by Cairo.
Hamas accuses Palestinian Authority of making life difficult to win political concessions
Often described as the world’s largest open-air prison, Gaza is reaching breaking point. For ten years the Israeli blockade has restricted imports
The International Committee of the Red Cross has warned that Gaza is at risk of systemic collapse as it struggles on with barely any electricity.Ongoing divisions between Fatah and Hamas mean that t
Palestinians go to the polls for the first time since 2012 today in the West Bank, again without the participation of Hamas, which is not allowing any vote in the Gaza Strip.
There has been reaction in Gaza and the West Bank after Hamas unveiled its new charter.
Protests across the West Bank and Gaza are designed to show solidarity with Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails.
“The occupation of Palestine is not only a serious attack on Palestinian rights and humanitarian standards – it is a cancer that will ultimately destroy democracy in Israel”, says Daniel Bar-Tal, a 71
"Israel needs to fix flaws" revealed in a scathing report on the conduct of the PM and that of former defence officials during the 2014 Gaza war
The Gaza Strip once exported around 50 million flowers, but due to the area’s political situation, this figure has dropped to zero, according to Arab 24.
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The Palestinian group Hamas has elected a commander of its armed wing as overall leader in Gaza.
A group affiliated with the so-called Islamic State has claimed responsibility for firing rockets towards Israel from Egypt.
The authorities in Gaza say two Palestinians were killed by an Israeli bomb attack on a tunnel near the Egyptian border.
Security forces in Hamas-controlled northern Gaza have broken up protests by thousands of people calling for an end to power cuts.