Palestinian militants fire a barrage of rockets after some of their commanders die in air strikes.
The BBC's Ros Atkins looks at the reasons behind the increased hostilities in the region.
The militant group possesses thousands of missiles of varying ranges that it can fire towards Israel.
Locals in Israel and Gaza are terrified amid the worst flare-up in the conflict for years.
Four suspects held in connection with the rape allegations have now been released, prosecutors say.
Unrest grows in Israel as the conflict between Palestinian militants in Gaza and the Israeli military escalates.
Israel has declared a state of emergency in Lod, after riots in the mixed Arab-Jewish town.
Militants fired missiles towards the Israeli city of Tel Aviv in retaliation after a tower block in Gaza collapsed in an Israeli air strike.
Failure to tackle deep-seated issues meant fresh violence between the two sides was a matter of time.
The Pentagon accuses Iranian boats of acting "aggressively" near US vessels in the Strait of Hormuz.
Promotor Eddie Hearn says 'very bad secret' that the mega fight is happening in Saudi Arabia
The non-oil sector grew 3.3 percent from a year earlier, according to a preliminary estimates released by the kingdom's General Authority for Statistics
Visitors must provide a certificate of approved vaccination, quarantine at an approved centre, and submit a negative PCR test upon entry. For citizens and residents, different procedures apply
The Saudi Food and Drug Authority said imports from the plants will be suspended from May 23
Under the agreement, the first Fnac store in Saudi Arabia will open in 2022
Dar Al Arkan to launch exclusive co-branded villas with global designer to be part of the Shams Ar Riyadh project
Saudi's Vision 2030 looks to diversify Saudi Arabia's economy away from oil through focusing on a number of pillars, including increasing direct foreign investment, tourism and the number of locals in the workforce
Bahrain's Chamber of Commerce and Industry sees tourist spending surge after May 17 when Saudi Arabia re-opens its borders
By enabling smooth transfers of ownership and management for family businesses, we can support a more vibrant private sector and the shift to a knowledge-based economy, writes Omar Alghanim, Chairman of the Family Business Council - Gulf
Sources say Gulf kingdom is considering measures to contain the spread of coronavirus for a second year
NEOM is born from the ambition of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 it is a $500 billion mega-city that will connect to Jordan and Egypt and be powered completely by renewable energy. In October 2017, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced the project, at the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh. It will be financed by the by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund, local as well as international investors.
The Neom Project a high-tech, transnational economic zone, with a mega-city 33 times the size of New York, located in the North East part of the country, bordering on Jordan and connected to Egypt through a bridge across the Gulf of Aqaba. The zone will cover 10,230-square-mile (26,500 sq km). It will target futuristic technologies NEOM will focus on nine specialized investment sectors (energy and water, mobility, biotech, food, technological & digital sciences, advanced manufacturing, media, entertainment and living as its foundation) along with luxury tourism. The focus on these sectors will stimulate economic growth and diversification by nurturing international innovation and manufacturing, to drive local industry, job creation, and GDP growth in the Kingdom. It will operate independently from the government, under a specific legal regime geared for a Western lifestyle and insulated from Islamic law. This project has a provisional budget of around 500 billion dollars. The Project Manager is a German, Klaus Kleinfeld, a former boss of the transnational Alcoa-Arconic and administrator of the Bilderberg Group. The first phase of the project is due in 2025.