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Most of the people killed in the Gaza violence this week were affiliated with a terrorist organization

Opinion: The Health Ministry in Gaza said more than 60 people died in the recent Gaza border conflict. On Wednesday, a Hamas official said that 50 of the Palestinians who died were Hamas affiliates. This context has gone largely unnoticed in mainstream coverage of the conflict.
A Palestinian demonstrator reacts as others run from tear gas fired by Israeli forces during a protest marking the 70th anniversary of Nakba, at the Israel-Gaza border in the southern Gaza Strip May 15, 2018.

Former Israeli sniper says soldiers crossed a ‘red line’ in Gaza that he ‘thought we were never going to cross’

A former Israeli soldier believes Israel's troops crossed a "red line" by firing on unarmed protesters in Gaza with sniper rifles.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron during a family photo at the G7 Summit expanded session in Taormina, Sicily, Italy, May 27, 2017.

The Trump administration is pushing the US further away from Europe and key allies in its response to the Gaza crisis

The Trump administration's response to the violence in Gaza this week once again places it at odds with Europe and key US allies.

Nikki Haley says Israel has acted with ‘restraint’ in Gaza and then walks out of UN as Palestinian envoy begins speaking

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley on Tuesday defended Israel's use of force against Palestinian demonstrators in Gaza and proceeded to walk out of a UN Security Council session as Palestine's envoy began to speak

Hamas, an anti-Israel terror group, is enjoying a huge propaganda boost from the Gaza protests

Hamas itself admits to sending fighters to the protests, and a young man interviewed at the protests intended to fly a kite with swastikas over the Israeli borders to burn Jewish people because he embraces the anti-Semetic components of Nazism.
Mourners carry the body of eight-month-old Palestinian infant Laila al-Ghandour, who died after inhaling tear gas during a protest against US embassy move to Jerusalem at the Israel-Gaza border, during her funeral in Gaza City May 15, 2018.

An 8-month-old child’s death is one of the most devastating moments of the Gaza protests yet

An 8-month-old baby girl named Laila al-Ghandour was among the dozens of Palestinians killed in Gaza this week amid ongoing protests against the new US embassy in Jerusalem.
Senior White House Adviser Ivanka Trump (L) stands next to the dedication plaque at the US embassy in Jerusalem, and (R) a wounded Palestinian demonstrator is evacuated as others take cover from Israeli fire and tear gas during a protest at the Israel-Gaza border in the southern Gaza Strip, May 14, 2018.

Striking image shows a chaotic scene unfolding in Gaza as Ivanka Trump debuted new US embassy in Jerusalem

The two events occurred roughly 50 miles from each other, but could have been happening worlds apart. At least 58 people died and more than 2,400 were injured in clashes between Israeli soldiers and Palestinians protesting the new embassy opening.

The media is ignoring the true culprit of the unprecedented violence in Gaza

Opinion: More than 50 Palestinians have been killed protests along the Gaza border as the US announced the move of its embassy to Jerusalem. Media reports chastising Israel for these deaths ignore the true culprit, Hamas.
The brother of Palestinian Shaher al-Madhoon, who was killed during a protest at the Israel-Gaza border, reacts over his body at a hospital morgue in the northern Gaza Strip May 14, 2018.

White House: Hamas, not Israel, is to blame for dozens of Palestinian deaths in Gaza

The White House on Monday would not place any responsibility on Israel for the dozens of Palestinians who've been killed by Israeli forces amid demonstrations against the new US embassy in Jerusalem.
Senior White House Advisers Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump attend a reception held at the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem ahead of the moving of the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem on May 13, 2018.

Jared Kushner hypes peace deal as Israel kills scores of Palestinian protesters during US embassy move to Jerusalem

On Monday alone, Israeli troops killed 16 Palestinians, including a 14-year-old boy and a man in a wheelchair, and some 500 protesters were injured. The United Nations has been investigating Israel's use of force against the Palestinians, of whom more than 60 have been killed since March 30.