Israeli troops fire live rounds and tear gas as thousands of Palestinians protest near the Gaza border fence.
Life is tougher than ever for most of the 2 million Palestinians locked into tiny, blockaded Gaza, where electricity is off most of the day, unemployment approaches 50 percent and the Islamic militant group Hamas rules with a tight grip.
The European Court of Human Rights rules that the two EU countries allowed the detention and abuse of a Saudi and a Palestinian at secret U.S. prisons.
Here's a look at the argument over Israel's use of lethal force against Palestinians protesting at the border fence.
"Sooner or later, we will enter our lands, and we will free it, and we will kick the occupiers out of our land," said Abu Mohammed about the Great March of Return.
As a former State Department and Pentagon official describes it, “Traditionally we’ve tried to play a role of fireman in the Middle East. Now we’re playing the role of arsonist.”
Turkey expels Israel’s ambassador, Ireland and Belgium summon their Israeli envoys and leading European countries and the U.N. human rights office call for an investigation of the bloodshed.