Abbas: Palestinians do not want violence

2015-10-21 16:04

President Mahmoud Abbas says young Palestinians do not want violence, but several factors, including economic difficulties, have "led to the situation of mutiny".

Unrest worsens as death toll rises, attack hits Jerusalem

2015-10-10 12:38

Violence between Israelis and Palestinians threatened to spiral out of control Saturday after unrest spread to Gaza, the Palestinian death toll rose and a new stabbing by a 16-year-old in Jerusalem.

Gaza teacher strike shuts first day of school

2015-08-24 20:06

A strike by teachers and personnel in Gaza has kept more than 200 000 children from returning to school for the new term.

Gaza families ask Egypt to save abducted Palestinians

2015-08-21 05:20

The families of 4fourPalestinians abducted by militants in Sinai have called on Egypt to free them.

Anger, debate 10 years after Israel quit Gaza

2015-08-13 17:07

A synagogue now stocks fertilisers and a kindergarten has become offices: 10 years after Israel left Gaza, little remains of its former Jewish settlements.

Gaza starts rebuilding homes lost in 2014 war

2015-07-22 19:01

Much work has been done in the Gaza Strip to repair homes damaged during the Israel Gaza war, but a host of issues kept those turned to rubble from being rebuilt until now.

Gaza holding Israelis

2015-07-09 16:13

Two Israeli citizens are being held by Hamas in the Gaza Strip, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says.

Calls for end to Israeli blockade a year after Gaza war

2015-07-08 14:01

Israel and Palestinians have marked one year since last summer's war in Gaza, with a UN official calling for an end to the "inexcusable" blockade of the territory that has helped prevent rebuilding.

Turkey talking to Israel again

2015-06-24 18:00

Turkey says it is holding talks with Israel over a deal to reconcile the two former allies following a deadly Israeli commando raid on a Turkish aid vessel bound for Gaza.

Palestinians to submit first file to ICC

2015-06-18 19:47

The Palestinians are set to submit their first file to the International Criminal Court in their bid to open criminal proceedings against Israel.


Palestinian president left with few choices

2015-10-20 17:07

A three-week-old uprising by knife-wielding, internet-generation teenagers against Israelis has left 80-year-old Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas looking punch drunk.

Israel targets Hamas base after bullet fire from Gaza

2015-09-03 12:32

The Israeli army says its air force had attacked a Hamas military position in the Gaza Strip overnight from which bullets had been fired at homes in southern Israel.

Animals suffer in Gaza's cash-strapped zoos

2015-08-24 16:20

Amid a crippling Israeli blockade of the Palestinian territory, zoos in Gaza cannot properly care for their animals.

20 000 to cross Gaza border

2015-08-17 18:01

Rafah crossing has been opened to allow around 20 000 Palestinians to travel in both directions for the first time in two months.

Amnesty accuses Israel of possible war crimes

2015-07-29 18:32

Amnesty International says the Israeli military may have committed war crimes and crimes against humanity during last summer's Gaza war.

Explosions hit Hamas, Islamic Jihad cars in Gaza

2015-07-19 20:39

Explosions have destroyed six cars belonging to members of the Hamas and Islamic Jihad militant groups in Gaza City.

The Gaza Strip was devastated by war with Israel a year ago this week. View pics of the destruction - a year on - here.

The Gaza Strip was devastated by war with Israel a year ago this week. View pics of the destruction - a year on - here.

4 comments 1179 Views

Hamas alleges mass arrests

2015-07-07 22:27

Hamas alleges that more than 200 of its members had been arrested by the Palestinian Authority recently, with most of them tortured.

Ban urges Israel to safeguard lives of children

2015-06-19 05:50

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged Israel to protect the lives of Palestinian children, who bore the brunt of last year's military operations in Gaza.

Egypt opens borders with Gaza for the first time in months

2015-06-13 16:02

Egypt has opened its borders with the Gaza Strip for the first time in months.

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.