“This was not war, this was just cruelty.” VICE News speaks to a woman who saw entire families wiped out by Hamas fighters at kibbutz Be’eri, a leftist communal culture older than the state of Israel itself.
VICE News witnesses Israeli reservists amassing on the border with Gaza, where there are increasingly dire warnings over dwindling water supplies and the displacement of hundreds of thousands of people.
The operation comes ahead of a widely-anticipated ground invasion and dire warnings of a devastating humanitarian situation in besieged Gaza.
Human Rights Watch claimed the use of the substance in Gaza, one of the world’s most densely populated areas, violates a legal obligation to avoid putting civilians at risk.
The UN said the evacuation order, which comes ahead of a potential ground invasion, was “impossible” for Palestinian civilians to comply with.
Officials and diplomats tell VICE News that even Hamas may not know how many Israeli hostages are in Gaza, as the implications of reports of more than 120 prisoners sink in.
There are no reports of casualties after the first major flare-up since a ceasefire ended 11 days of fighting last month.
The children, ages 5 to 15, died in their homes, killed by Israeli airstrikes, the Norwegian Refugee Council said.
Look who's joined the Yang Gang after the NYC mayoral candidate weighed in on the deadly Israeli rocket attacks.
The left has been conspicuously absent from the conversation.
Four Gaza-based photographers are capturing their favorite parts of the region to show a different side of the territory and its people.
Yasmin Khan’s New Cookbook Is a ‘Fun, Frightening, Joyful, Stressful’ Adventure into Palestinian Food
In 'Zaitoun: Recipes and Stories from the Palestinian Kitchen,' the London food writer travelled Palestine, collecting stories and recipes from the people who live there.