How Israel's bloody assault lent credibility to Hamas, united militants - 1 year ago
Israel's bloody crackdown has given Hamas fresh focus and new credibility in the eyes of the world.
The dead were wheeled past the diplomats to the morgue - 1 year ago
As that ambulance hastily left the hospital, sending the crowds scattering, more arrived. Seven militants had been hit with a missile fired from an F16 jet as they drove through Gaza City, the first of a tight sequence of explosions within a radius of a couple of miles.
Only place where lovers stroll on the beach as rockets fly - 1 year ago
As naval boats fire artillery rounds at unknown targets on the Gaza coastline, fishermen stand thigh-deep in the surf, unflinching as booms exploded around them. Early-morning joggers pound rhythmically along sand and couples stroll hand in hand, bare-foot.
This barrage of rockets is only the start of the vengeance to come in Gaza City - 1 year ago
Five of the 13 Palestinians killed in the first 24 hours of Israel's Operation Pillar of Defence have been children. Yesterday, a two year-old and a woman pregnant with twins were reported to have died in the campaign.
Iran sanctions 'could trigger Tehran Spring' - 1 year ago
Iran is being hit so hard by sanctions it could trigger an Arab Spring-style revolution, Israel's foreign minister has said.
Egypt warns US to act over Israel or risk Arab hatred - 1 year ago
The Egyptian president has warned the United States that its Middle East policies must change after the Arab Spring, and that the onus is on Washington to heal its fraught relationship with the region.
Egypt's leader attempts to wrestle power from military - 1 year ago
Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, who leads the council that had governed Egypt called an emergency meeting after Mr Morsi annulled a judicial order to disband the Islamic-dominated parliament.
Israel detains Palestinians in 'flytrilla' protest - 1 year ago
Israeli police detained dozens of pro-Palestinian activists who had attempted a mass "flytilla" protest at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport on Sunday.
Mossad chief in secret talks with US over strike on Iran - 1 year ago
"What is our posture on Iran? Are we ready to bomb? Would we [do so later]? What does it mean if [Israel] does it anyway?"