‘Nothing will stop us’: Al Jazeera marks Gaza office bombing | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Gaza City – Israeli air raids demolished the Al-Jalaa building that hosted Al Jazeera’s bureau and The Associated Press office on May 15 last year. Dust and debris plumed up into the air as the 11-storey building, which also housed a number of residences and other offices, was levelled, pounded flat. The bombing sparked widespread … Read more

Nakba Day: What happened in Palestine in 1948? | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Every year on May 15, Palestinians around the world mark the Nakba, or catastrophe, referring to the ethnic cleansing of Palestine in 1948. Having secured the support of the British government for the creation of a Jewish state in Palestine, on May 14, 1948, as soon as the British Mandate expired, Zionist forces declared the … Read more

Shireen Abu Akleh, a journalist killed in the West Bank, was ‘the voice of Palestinian suffering’

Editor’s Note: A version of this story first appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, a three-times-a-week look inside the region’s biggest stories. Sign up here. Abu Dhabi, UAE CNN – Veteran Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was a household name in the Arab world. For two and a half decades, she chronicled … Read more

Jerusalem violence puts century-old status quo to the test

Editor’s Note: A version of this story first appeared in the April 25 edition of CNN’s Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, a three-times-a-week look inside the region’s biggest stories. Sign up here. London CNN – A recent spike in violence at some of Jerusalem’s key holy sites has left Jordan in a difficult position … Read more