The recent military flare-up by Israel comes a few weeks before the crucial general elections in April
Palestinians are planning to intensify protests in response to Israel’s failure to honor its promises made during the ceasefire negotiations in November. On Friday, protesters were attacked by Israeli soldiers. Two teenagers were killed
The mission to assassinate the Hamas commander soon after declaring Israel’s intention to work towards a ceasefire is another major setback to the efforts of Egypt and UN to negotiate a ceasefire between the two parties.