Operation Protective Edge

middle east

Israel Has Just Destroyed the First Hamas Tunnel Discovered Since the 2014 War

This tunnel — equipped with an air supply system, electricity, and a rail track designed to excavate rubble — was destroyed by the IDF. But the military believe that there are probably more.
Harriet Salem
4.18.16
gaza

In Photos: Life in Gaza a Year After the Ceasefire

Tens of thousands of homes were destroyed in the conflict, leaving 100,000 people homeless. Gazans continue to live amid rubble that serves as an everyday reminder of the war.
VICE News
8.26.15
war and conflict

Israeli Troops 'Breaking the Silence' on Gaza Ignite Debate Over Alleged Misconduct

The Israeli military and other critics of interviews that suggest potential war crimes in Gaza last summer argue that they are unverifiable, misleading, and out of context.
Samuel Oakford
5.7.15
middle east

War Crimes Committed by Palestinian Armed Groups in Gaza, Report Details

An Amnesty International Reports Concludes That Palestinian Armed Groups Committed War Crimes in Gaza Last Summer During Operation Protective Edge
Creede Newton
3.26.15
middle east

Amnesty Says Israel’s Attacks on Civilians During Gaza Offensive Amounted to ‘War Crimes’

The human rights watchdog believes the number of civilian and child casualties reveals that Israeli forces hardly tried to avoid the deaths of non-combatants.
Alice Speri
11.5.14
israel

Jewish Group Crowdfunds $90K for ‘Third Temple’ on Jerusalem's Temple Mount

The Temple Institute is crowd funding the design of a "Third Temple" on Jerusalem's contested Temple Mount — but critics says that's illegal.
Alice Speri
9.24.14
middle east

Two Attacks Hit Jerusalem in Apparent Retaliation for Gaza Violence

A Palestinian man drove an excavator into an empty bus, killing a pedestrian, before an IDF soldier was shot in a separate incident.
Alice Speri
8.4.14
middle east

Militants Capture Israeli Soldier As Yet Another Ceasefire Crumbles in Gaza

Two Israeli soldiers were killed Friday and a third was captured amid a planned three-day ceasefire that lasted less than two hours.
Olivia Becker
8.1.14
gaza

Rockets and Revenge (Dispatch 9)

Palestinians displaced by the fighting in Gaza have nowhere to go.
VICE News
7.31.14
VICE News

Rockets and Revenge

Israel’s military offensive, Operation Protective Edge, is now in its fourth week. More than 1,200 Palestinians and 50 Israelis have been killed, and the fighting shows little sign of letting up. VICE News sifts through the rubble in Gaza.
VICE Staff
7.31.14
middle east

In Photos: Gaza Death Toll Exceeds 1,000 as Ceasefire Reveals Widespread Destruction

Residents climbed through mountains of rubble that bore little resemblance to the neighborhoods they once called home.
Dylan Collins
7.27.14
middle east

As Casualties Mount, Netanyahu Vows to Expand Israel's Military Operations in Gaza

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to ramp up military operations in Gaza Monday despite mounting casualties on both sides.
Olivia Becker
7.21.14
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