April 1, 2023

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Israel-Palestine conflict: What happened in Gaza in 2021 after the conflict between Israel and Hamas?

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Reconstruction efforts in Gaza are progressing slowly.

It was a brief conflict, but its intensity raised alarm and concern around the world.

In May 2021, the Islamic group Hamas and the Israeli army (IDF) engaged in 11 days of fierce fighting.

During this period, armed groups fired 4,300 rockets from the Gaza Strip into cities and villages in central and southern Israel, while the IDF carried out about 1,500 airstrikes. In a densely populated Palestinian territory, according to UN figures.

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