Gaza http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/21647/all en Israeli airstrikes on Gaza kill one http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120212/israeli-airstrikes-gaza-kill-one <p> The Israeli military confirmed the strikes in a statement, saying that its aircraft had struck four targets, including &ldquo;a terror tunnel and a weapon manufacturing facility&rdquo; in the north of the strip.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120212/israeli-airstrikes-gaza-kill-one" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gaza Israel and Palestine war War Israel and Palestine Middle East Sun, 12 Feb 2012 13:10:02 +0000 Luke Browne 5691394 at http://www.globalpost.com Hamas allows election commission to enter Gaza http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120528/hamas-fatah-elections-commission The Palestinian rival factions, Fatah and Hamas, hope to hold elections in the next six months, healing a rift that has existed for the past five years.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120528/hamas-fatah-elections-commission" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gaza West Bank Israel and Palestine Mon, 28 May 2012 21:21:48 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5705905 at http://www.globalpost.com Qatar emir visits Gaza to Hamas leaders' delight http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/121023/qatar-emir-visits-gaza-hamas-leaders-d Qatar has been one of Hamas' main benefactors since the group fell out with Syria and relations with Iran cooled.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/121023/qatar-emir-visits-gaza-hamas-leaders-d" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gaza Qatar Israel and Palestine Tue, 23 Oct 2012 15:06:00 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5723547 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt's Morsi says Israeli strikes on Gaza will end today http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/121120/egypt-mohammed-morsi-israel-strikes-gaza-will-end-today As mediators push Israel and Hamas to agree a cease-fire in Gaza, Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has said that Israeli "aggression" will soon be over.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/121120/egypt-mohammed-morsi-israel-strikes-gaza-will-end-today" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Gaza Hamas Israel-Gaza Conflict Diplomacy Israel and Palestine Middle East Tue, 20 Nov 2012 15:00:00 +0000 News Desk 5726589 at http://www.globalpost.com Chatter: Bus bomb explodes in Tel Aviv, Israel blames terrorists http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-bus-bomb-explodes-tel-aviv-israel-blames-terrorists An explosion in Tel Aviv spreads panic in Israel, the last Mumbai attacker is hanged, and Twinkies are on their way out - no really, this time we mean it.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-bus-bomb-explodes-tel-aviv-israel-blames-terrorists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gaza Hamas Israel-Gaza Conflict Conflict Zones War Chatter Israel and Palestine Middle East Wed, 21 Nov 2012 13:43:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5726709 at http://www.globalpost.com Israel-Hamas cease-fire holding so far http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/121122/israel-hamas-cease-fire-holding-so-far The cease-fire between Israel and Hamas appears to be holding, after eight days of conflict in Gaza.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/121122/israel-hamas-cease-fire-holding-so-far" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Gaza Hamas Israel-Gaza Conflict Conflict Zones Israel and Palestine Thu, 22 Nov 2012 14:53:00 +0000 News Desk 5726807 at http://www.globalpost.com Chatter: Israeli troops open fire near Gaza border http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-israeli-troops-open-fire-near-gaza-border A border shooting threatens the fragile peace between Israel and Gaza, Egypt prepares to protest a presidential power grab, and Mexico needs a name-change.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-israeli-troops-open-fire-near-gaza-border" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gaza Conflict Zones Chatter Israel and Palestine Fri, 23 Nov 2012 12:27:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5726889 at http://www.globalpost.com Israel apologizes to Turkey over Gaza flotilla deaths http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/130322/israel-apologizes-turkey-over-gaza-flo In their first phone call since the incident in May 2010, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan that "the tragic consequences of the Mavi Marmara flotilla were not intended" and that Israel was sorry for "any mistake that could have led to loss of life."<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/130322/israel-apologizes-turkey-over-gaza-flo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gaza Need to Know World Leaders Diplomacy Israel and Palestine Turkey United States Fri, 22 Mar 2013 15:28:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan and Noga Tarnopolsky 5791120 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt unrest squeezes Gaza, prompting shortages http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130701/egypt-gaza-june30-morsi-hamas-fuel-military <p>GAZA CITY &mdash; The unrest in Egypt has sparked a severe shortage in goods and fuel in the already isolated Gaza Strip, which relies on smuggling tunnels under the Gaza-Egypt border for the majority of its imports.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130701/egypt-gaza-june30-morsi-hamas-fuel-military" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Gaza Want to Know Israel and Palestine Mon, 01 Jul 2013 18:59:15 +0000 Ahmed Aldabba 5872677 at http://www.globalpost.com Watch Palestinian youths dance to the Gaza version of 'Happy' (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/140418/palestinian-youths-dance-happy-gaza-version <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> More proof that even little kids dance way better than you. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sarah Dougherty </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><img src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/gp3_slideshow_large/photos/2014-April/gaza_happy_0.jpg" width="670"><br><span style="color: rgb(59, 58, 38); font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px;">"Gaza Style" (<a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/south-korea">Gangnam</a> Style/YouTube)</span></p> <p>People all over the world have shared videos of themselves dancing to “Happy,” the effervescent hit by Pharrell Williams.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/140418/palestinian-youths-dance-happy-gaza-version" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dancing Gaza Happy Home Entertainment Want to Know Culture & Lifestyle Israel and Palestine Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:06:34 +0000 Sarah Dougherty 6125206 at http://www.globalpost.com This chart shows how many human beings were killed in the last 22 days in Gaza and Israel http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/140729/chart-israel-gaza-death-toll-july-28 <p>The death toll has crossed 1,000. This conflict is just getting more and more grim.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/140729/chart-israel-gaza-death-toll-july-28" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gaza Israel Need to Know Palestine Conflict Zones Israel and Palestine Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:04:00 +0000 Simran Khosla 6218057 at http://www.globalpost.com An hour-by-hour breakdown of every ceasefire in this Israel-Gaza war (INFOGRAPHIC) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/140828/graphic-israel-gaza-cease-fires <p>Since the fighting between Israel and Hamas began on July 8, the international community has been desperate for both sides to reach a lasting ceasefire agreement. We identify when ceasefires began, when/if fighting resumed, when/if they were extended, and when they officially ended. And we converted that information into an hour-by-hour account of how each ceasefire developed.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/140828/graphic-israel-gaza-cease-fires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cease Fire Cease-fire Gaza Israel Middle East Need to Know Conflict Zones Israel and Palestine Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:34:27 +0000 Simran Khosla 6243186 at http://www.globalpost.com