Gaza

Conflict & Justice

Israel and Hamas seem to be moving toward all-out war

Violence has been rising over the last two weeks as Israel and Hamas reacted to the killing of four teenagers — one Palestinian and three Israelis. Today, Israel launched an offensive against the Hamas-run Gaza Strip that it is calling Operation Protective Edge, in response to rocket attacks against Israeli cities and towns.

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Conflict & Justice

Hamas asserting control in Gaza

Gazans are slowly starting to rebuild after the three week war between Israel and Hamas. Many in Gaza are getting assistance from Hamas. As The World's Quil Lawrence reports from Gaza City, Hamas is aiming to demonstrate that it's still firmly in control.

Global Politics

War torn Gaza to receive U.S. aid

Hillary Clinton promised U.S. support for rebuilding Gaza today, pledging $ 900 million in aid. But it's not clear how the U.S. will deliver this aid with Hamas in power and an Israeli blockade still in effect.

Global Politics

More criticism of Israel's conduct in Gaza

Linda Gradstein reports on new allegations by the group Human Rights Watch regarding the conduct of Israeli soldiers in Gaza. The group has issued a report saying Israeli soldiers unlawfully shot and killed eleven Palestinian civilians in Gaza.

Global Politics

Gaza becomes increasingly religious

People in Gaza have been living under an Israeli-led blockade since 2007 when Hamas seized control of the strip. Observers say that's led people in Gaza to become increasingly despairing and increasingly religious. Reporter Linda Gradstein has the story.

Global Politics

Israel on a diplomatic offensive

Israel is reeling from the release of a United Nations report accusing the Israeli military of war crimes during the three-week long war in Gaza last winter. Reporter Linda Gradstein has the story from Jerusalem.

Global Politics

Gaza violence

In Gaza today, two Israeli soldiers were killed and at least two Palestinians were wounded. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from the BBC's John Donnison.