Israel-Hamas conflict wracks Gaza

Civilian deaths are mounting and the massive destruction on both sides is throwing the entire middle east into turmoil.
  • Smoke and fire following explosions after the Israeli air strikes in Gaza City on 19 November. Reuters
  • A Palestinian student pushes a burning tire during clashes with Israeli soldiers following protests over the ongoing Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip in the West Bank town of Betunia. AFP
  • A man holds an Israeli flag during a mass prayer for soldiers and civilians at the Western Wall, Jerusalem, even as Palestinian rocket attacks on Israel and Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip continued. Reuters
  • Palestinians gesture as they gather around a crater caused by an Israeli air strike on the al-Dallu family’s home in Gaza City. Israeli air strikes have killed at least 18 Palestinians so far. AFP
  • A man covers his face as he passes through smoke and fire after Israeli air strikes in Gaza City. AFP
  • Israeli men inspect the damage caused to a house by a rocket launched by Palestinian militants from the Gaza Strip in the southern Israeli town of Ofakim. AFP
  • Palestinian rescue workers carry the bodies of two dead children from the al-Dallu family, seven of whose members, including four children, were killed when an Israeli missile struck their family home in Gaza City. AFP
  • A man touches the Western Wall as he takes part in a mass prayer for soldiers and civilians, in Jerusalem’s Old City. Reuters
  • Palestinians run for cover as tear gas is fired by Israeli soldiers during clashes in the West Bank town of Nablus, as Palestinian across the territories protest Israel’s military action in the Gaza Strip. AFP
  • Palestinian riot police ready to prevent protesters from hurling stones at an Israeli army tower in the West Bank city of Bethlehem as they protest against the ongoing Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip. AFP