Smoke billows from the Gaza Strip following an Israeli air strike on Wednesday as seen from the Israeli border with the Palestinian coastal enclave. The Israeli air force bombed 160 targets in the Gaza Strip overnight as it pressed a widescale campaign to stop volleys of Palestinian rocket fire, an army official said today
Palestinian relatives of Mousab Al-Zaanin mourn during his funeral in Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip. An Israeli air strike on Monday killed two Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, one of them Al-Zaanin, who Israel’s military said had been preparing to launch a rocket across the border. Read more
Palestinian students take part in a military march organised by Hamas national security in a street in Rafah town, in the southern Gaza Strip on Thursday. Thousands of youngsters between the age of six and 16 can participate in the summer camp where they receive military as well as religious training.
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A Palestinian farmer tosses compost at his field near the northern Gaza Strip refugee camp of Jabalia, on Tuesday
A Palestinian farmer harvests dates in Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip
Palestinian women supporters of Hamas chant slogans during a demonstration calling to reopen the Rafah border crossing in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip
A Palestinian makes a Rabaa sign, symbolizing the crackdown in Cairo on the Rabaa Aldawyia mousque protest camp the previous month, during a protest against the Egyptian authority’s closure of the Rafah crossing between Egypt and Gaza.
A Palestinian child catches a quail snared in a net on the beach of Khan Yunis on the southern Gaza Strip. Every September and October children erect silk nets along the Gaza coast to catch migratory birds, mainly quails, before they go to school. Read more
Palestinian refugee Fatem Redwan, 76, walks next to her grandchildren in the narrow alleys of Jabalya refugee camp at the northern Gaza Strip on Tuesday. Ms Redwan said she was 11 years old when she was forced out of her native town with her family to Gaza Strip. Palestinians will mark Nakba (Catastrophe) on Wednesday to commemorate the expulsion or fleeing of about 700,000 Palestinians from their homes in the war that led to the founding of Israel in 1948.