The complex history and politics of the Conflict between Israeli and Palestinian is one of a conflicting narrative, On July 8th, Israel launched Operation "Protective Edge" against Hamas in the Gaza strip.
After « Summer Rains » in 2006, « Cast Lead » in 2008 and « Pillar of Defense » in 2012, why do military operations keep happening in Gaza ?
Understand the situation in this narrow strip of land, can be explained through this useful interactive map, explaining the borders, populations and locations of Gaza, Israel and the West Bank.
For over a month of violence in which nearly 2,000 people have died. The vast majority have been Palestinian civilians in Gaza.
The map and video, created by French newspaper Le Monde, also explain the key dates in the long-running conflict, « Summer Rains » in 2006, « Cast Lead » in 2008 and « Pillar of Defense » in 2012, and the 2007 takeover of the Gaza strip by Hamas.
The video refer to the current conflict as the fourth military incursion into the Gaza Strip in eight years.
The densely-populated area of Gaza is home to 1.8 million people.
E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org