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Israel-Palestine Conflict

Israel-Palestine Conflict

Israel-Palestine Conflict

The Israeli–Palestinian conflict is the ongoing struggle between Israelis and Palestinians that began in the early 20th century.

Recent Israeli Army and Hamas militant confrontations, due to a recent Hamas military leader being killed, continued its escalation in the Gaza Strip. The death toll in the densely populated Palestinian territory climbed to 19, including five children, one a BBC Arabic picture editors child, according to Palestinian health officials.

Troops, tanks and armoured personnel carriers massed near Israel's southern border with the Palestinian territory, after rockets were fired back into Israel.