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
The Palestinian unity government has held its first-ever meeting in the Gaza Strip. This came just days ahead of a donors' conference to raise funds for the territory, which was battered by a recent Israeli offensive.
The UN's Palestinian refugee agency (UNRWA) is key in providing help for Gazans as they rebuild their homes. Ahead of Cairo's donor conference, DW talked to the agency's deputy director about the challenges ahead.
Envoys from countries around the world have gathered in the Egyptian capital to discuss raising money to reconstruct Gaza after its recent war with Israel. Costs will run into the billions.
Pledges for the reconstruction of Gaza have been made at an international meeting in Cairo. There were also renewed calls for peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.
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