Aircraft pounded militant sites in response to barrages of rockets launched towards Israel.
Attempts at reconciliation and holding new elections have repeatedly failed, leaving the Palestinians divided between two governments, one in Gaza and the other in the West Bank.
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An international welfare group evacuated dozens of animals languishing in a ramshackle Gaza zoo on Sunday to sanctuaries abroad, in the fourth and largest such rescue mission in the beleaguered, war-torn Palestinian enclave.
The EU, Arab nations and Japan have stepped in to avoid a funding shortfall for Gaza. But with Palestine is at boiling point, is there a better solution to alleviating the tension other than to invest in bringing peace to the region rather than cutting vital funding.
With the ongoing Israeli siege on the enclave, Palestinians in Gaza are prohibited from uniting with family members and visiting Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank.
Everything is in short supply, from basic medicines to bed space, as injuries add to the overstretched system that is close to falling apart, warn doctors and UNWRA.
Seven Palestinians including a Hamas commander have been killed in an Israeli special forces operation inside Gaza. An Israeli soldier also died.
Gaza's Health Ministry said on Monday 32 Palestinians have been wounded by Israeli fire during a mass protest along the beach near the Israeli frontier.
Around 140 people are wounded by Israeli troops according to Gaza's Health Ministry, after protests at the Gaza border
The Oslo Accords were signed to bring about peace in the Middle East. Some Palestinian people believe that it's unfair, and diminishes Palestinian rights, settlements have expanded and the borders have no Palestinian authority
The protesters said they were challenging Israel's land and sea blockade on Gaza which has lasted for more than a decade.
The Cube team works to verify videos showing moment of airstrike on cultural centre in the Gaza strip
The recent surge of air strikes leave three dead in Gaza and renewed efforts for a truce to be brokered between the two sides.
Israel responded with airstrikes on Wednesday claiming they were in response to 36 rockets fired by militants in Gaza
The funeral has taken place in Gaza of a Palestinian teenager who was hit by Israeli fire during a border protest and later died of his wounds.
Violent clashes broke out between protesters and Israeli troops along the border with Gaza resulting in one death and over 200 injuries
Israel has halted fuel supplies to the Gaza Strip because of incendiary balloons and kites being launched from the enclave
Earlier on Friday, Hamas had defied Israeli calls to stop launching incendiary balloons, as Israel's defence minister threatened to order a military offensive to stop them/
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Some 10,000 Palestinians took part in the protest, according to the Israeli army, throwing rocks at troops, burning tyres, and hurling “a number of explosive devices and a grenade” across the fence.
Thousands of Palestinians took part Saturday in the funeral procession of a colleague who was shot dead by Israeli troops.
And in Israel the funeral is held for a soldier who died of his injuries whilst raiding a refugee camp in the West Bank.
The 82-year-old was hospitalised for a third time in a week on Sunday after he received minor ear surgery last Tuesday.
Arab foreign ministers meet in Cairo on Thursday in response to the deadliest violence in Gaza for years.