How Jerusalem tensions sparked heaviest Israel-Gaza fighting in years
Weeks of violent clashes in East Jerusalem have ignited the heaviest fighting in years between Israel and Palemore
RAMADAN PROTESTS - Since the beginning of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in mid-April, Palestinians have facmore
JERUSALEM EVICTIONS - Tensions have also been high over a long-running legal case that could see multiple Palemore
The violence quickly spread to the Old City compound containing Al-Aqsa Mosque, the third holiest shrine in Ismore
'RED LINE' - Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas and other militant groups in the enclave repeatedly warned Israel thmore
As Israel commemorated its capture of East Jerusalem in a 1967 war with a march on Monday, Hamas and the Islammore
Within hours, Israeli warplanes began bombing militant targets in Gaza, with the military saying that civilianmore
The fighting has since escalated dramatically with militants firing hundreds of rockets towards Tel Aviv and Imore
HAMAS INTERESTS - The most intensive aerial exchanges between Israel and Hamas since a 2014 war in Gaza have pmore
Hamas has amassed some 7,000 rockets, as well as 300 anti-tank and 100 anti-aircraft missiles, since the 2014 more
ISRAELI POLITICS - Some Israeli commentators said Hamas could also see the timing as opportune with Israel in more
Gaza has for years had limited access to the outside world because of a blockade led by Israel and supported bmore
JERUSALEM AT CORE OF CONFLICT - Politics, history and religion all place Jerusalem at the centre of the broademore
Israel sees all of Jerusalem as its eternal and indivisible capital, while the Palestinians want the eastern smore
Muslims the world over break the fast at sunset and go to mosques to pray, even as the pandemic disrupts observances for the second year.
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