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Palestinian Authority Has No Legitimacy to Govern in Gaza

Electronic Intifada co-founder Ali Abunimah says Palestinians need to be able to rebuild independently of the neoliberal government in Ramallah

Palestinian Authority Has No Legitimacy to Govern in Gaza

Truce! What Truce? Israeli Navy Boats Open Fire At Palestinian Fishermen In Gaza

On Friday morning Israeli Navy ships opened fire at a number of Palestinian fishing boats in the Sudaniyya Sea, northwest of Gaza City, causing damage but no injuries.

Netanyahu loses plot to new Gaza reality

Aside from being a major military setback, Israel's war on Gaza has also disoriented the policies of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu like never before. Since the announcement of a ceasefire on 26 August, his statements appear erratic and particularly uncertain, an expected outcome of the Gaza war.

Gaza: Drone footage reveals extent of damage

Drone footage reveals the devastating destruction to Shuja'iyya (Shejaia), a district of Gaza, caused by the recent bombardment by Israel.

Gaza: Drone footage reveals Israel's devastating destruction of Shuja'iyya

Ceasefires in Which Violations Never Cease - Noam Chomsky

On August 26th, Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) both accepted a ceasefire agreement after a 50-day Israeli assault on Gaza that left 2,100 Palestinians dead and vast landscapes of destruction behind. The agreement calls for an end to military action by both Israel and Hamas, as well as an easing of the Israeli siege that has strangled Gaza for many years.

Destroying Gaza’s Water System (Israelis: Stop Swimming in Our Shit!)

Palestinians in Gaza are starting to awake from the shell-shock of Israel’s 51-day Ramadan Massacre which left over 2,131 Palestinians killed (of which over 500 were children), over 10,000 injured (more than half of whom are estimated to be permanently handicapped), and scores of homes and businesses demolished. Reality is bleaker than ever before. Nothing of the underlying reasons why Gaza exploded into a bloodbath has changed. Israeli and Egyptian closures of Gaza’s borders remain in place. However, one product is making its way freely across the border into Israel.

Palestinians put Gaza reconstruction cost at $7.8bn

The PA's assessment also found that the Strip's education sector would need around $143 million to get back on its feet.

MEPs barred from entering Gaza during trip to Palestine

The group was told their visit was “not directly concerned with humanitarian assistance.”

Gaza reconstruction will take 20 years, says UN-backed authority

A UN backed construction authority has said rebuilding Gaza’s battered and neglected housing stock will take at least 20 years as thousands of houses were razed or suffered damage in Israel’s Protective Edge operation.

Israeli PM under fire at home over ceasefire deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has come under severe criticism by members of his coalition government, among others, after reaching a ceasefire deal with the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

Israel destroys two Gaza high rises with dozens homes & shops

25 people were injured on Tuesday when Israel bombed two Gaza City high-rises containing dozens of homes and shops, according to health officials. One building collapsed and the other was severely damaging in a further escalation in seven weeks of cross-border fighting with Hamas. 

Israel destroys 2 Gaza high rises with dozens homes & shops

Gaza humanitarian situation disaster beyond imagination: Abbas

The President of Palestinian Unity government Mahmoud Abbas has described the humanitarian situation in the besieged Gaza strip as a disaster beyond imagination.

Israel launches attack on UN-run school in Gaza

In another gruesome act against Palestinians, the Israeli regime has attacked a UN school sheltering displaced and defenseless people against the Israeli offensive in the besieged Gaza Strip.

89 Palestine families wiped out by Israel’s Gaza campaign

At least 89 entire families have been killed in Gaza since Israel started its military campaign, Palestinian health officials said. The Judeh family, a woman and her four children, died after an airstrike hit their house reportedly without warning.

12 Palestinians killed as Israel continues Gaza assault

Twelve Palestinians were killed on Monday as Israel launched airstrikes across the Gaza Strip, medics said.Twelve Palestinians were killed on Monday as Israel launched airstrikes across the Gaza Strip, medics said.

Norman Finkelstein - "Israel Mowing the Lawn in Gaza"

Norman Finkelstein speaking on August 17th, 2014 in Princeton, NJ. at the "A Peaceful March and Rally for the People of Gaza", at the rally located at the 'Fountain of Freedom' in front of Woodrow Wilson Library, Princeton University.

(2014) "Norman Finkelstein Israel Mowing the Lawn in Gaza"

Official: 22 killed by Israeli strikes since truce collapsed

Renewed Israeli attacks on Gaza have killed 22 Palestinians since a temporary ceasefire collapsed on Tuesday, a health ministry spokesman said Wednesday.

Gaza truce fail: Israeli airstrikes kill 5yo child, Hamas barrages Tel Aviv

Israeli-Palestinian rocket fire resumed on Tuesday after Gaza truce talks broke down. A 5-year-old girl and a woman became the first victims of renewed Israeli airstrikes in Gaza. Hamas launched around 50 rockets at Israel, hitting as far as Tel Aviv.

US corporations boycott Glasgow over Gaza support

Hundreds of US businesspeople have scrapped plans to visit Glasgow, following the Scottish city’s decision to fly the Palestinian flag following Israeli military operations in Gaza.

While Israel kills Gaza's children, media shield the truth about Hamas

As the people of Gaza find momentary respite to survey the impact of Israel's brutal terror, our 'leading' media show no let-up in its selective demonisation of Hamas.

Hamas: The failure to fulfil our people's demands makes the truce unattainable

The Hamas Movement said that Israel's refusal to accept the "just" humanitarian demands of the Palestinian people in Gaza makes it difficult to reach a truce deal with it.

Israeli soldier spotted laughing and drinking in Jerusalem bar wearing a 'Deployed, Destroyed and Enjoyed Gaza 2014' T-shirt

An Israeli soldier has been spotted laughing and drinking in a bar wearing a T-shirt with the slogan 'Deployed, Destroyed, Enjoyed, Gaza 2014' emblazoned on the back.

91 year old Dutch man returns Israeli WWII medal after Gaza strike kills his relatives

A 91-year-old Dutch man who was honored with Israel’s Righteous Among the Nations medal for rescuing a Jewish boy during WWII, has returned the award, after he learnt his six relatives were killed in the Gaza strip by an Israeli missile.

91yo Dutch man returns Israeli WWII medal after Gaza strike kills his relatives

Israeli warships open fire at fishermen near Rafah

Israeli warships on Tuesday opened fire at fishermen off the coast of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, in an apparent violation of an agreed-upon three-day ceasefire, a union official said.

If the Nobel Peace Prize can be handed to Obama, why not hand it to the Israeli Defence Force?

When the Israeli ambassador to the US told us (after almost 2,000 Palestinians had been slaughtered, most of them civilians) that the Israeli army should be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for its “unimaginable restraint” in the Gaza war, I had to glance at the calendar. Was it 1 April, perhaps?

Israeli Genocide and its Willing Accomplices

Outside of Israel and its organized supporters in the major Zionist organizations, world public opinion and most experts in international law see the Jewish State’s invasion of Gaza and its systematic attack on civilians and basic infrastructure as a crime against humanity.

George Galloway under investigation over Israel remarks

Calls by George Galloway for Bradford to be "declared an Israel-free zone" are being investigated by West Yorkshire Police.

Israel resumes indiscriminate killings in Gaza

Israeli missiles and artillery shells began striking Gaza again Friday, after a 72-hour ceasefire with Hamas, the Islamist ruling party in Gaza, ended at 8 a.m. local time.

Palestinians seek to become party to ICC and have it investigate Israeli war crimes

The possibility of a war crimes investigation into the conduct of Israeli forces in Gaza, until recently unthinkable, has grown after the Palestinians said this week they wanted to become a party to the International Criminal Court.

Deputy Speaker of Israeli Knesset Calls for Expulsion and Jewish Reoccupation of Gaza

Max Blumenthal on Moshe Feiglin's program which he identifies as part of a growing incitement to genocide against Palestinians

Deputy Speaker of Israeli Knesset Calls for Expulsion and Jewish Reoccupation of Gaza

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