Gaza

Israel warns of Gaza offensive

Israel today warned it may launch a major military offensive in the Gaza Strip in response to daily rocket attacks by Palestinian militants there, as Anchor Marco Werman speaks to BBC Gaza correspondent Rushdi Abu Alouf.

Conflict & Justice

How cement could de-rail the Gaza peace talks

With the cease-fire holding in Gaza, both sides are now facing the difficult task of negotiating a lasting truce. This involves huge political issues. But also some very mundane issues, which could de-rail any settlement. For instance, cement. Cement is obviously needed for reconstruction. But Israel doesn't want Hamas to re-build its tunnels.