Israel has intensified its bombing of Gaza, destroying the headquarters of the Hamas government in the city and dozens of other buildings. A ground offensive might be imminent
Half a year has passed since the end of the war in the Gaza Strip. With reconstruction moving slowly and borders mostly closed, hopelessness is spreading among those living in the ruins. Tania Krämer reports from Gaza.
An Egyptian court has declared Palestinian movement Hamas a "terrorist" organization, according to a judicial source. The decision comes one month after Cairo added the group's military wing to its terror blacklist.
Israel's elections committee has decided to disqualify outspoken Arab lawmaker Hanin Zoabi from running in the coming Knesset elections. Zoabi has campaigned against Israel's military offensives and the blockade in Gaza.
Italy's lower house of parliament has passed a non-binding resolution urging the government to endorse Palestinian statehood. The vote was backed by the ruling party of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.
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