Hamas violently took over Gaza.
Gaza: Armed Palestinian Groups Commit Grave Crimes | Human Rights Watch
Hostilities continued between Israel and Hamas. Hamas launched lots of rockets into Israel
BBC NEWS | Middle East | Sderot longs for end to rockets
Israel stopped attacking to allow humanitarian aid into Gaza, and Hamas raided the aid trucks and sold the contents to the highest bidders.
Hamas raids aid trucks, sells supplies
Gaza crisis: key maps and timeline
Gaza crisis spills onto the web
Profile: Gaza Strip
Q&A: Gaza conflict
Who are Hamas?
Middle East conflict: History in maps
Language of Hamas
Gaza offensive - in maps
In pictures: Conflict continues
Hamas police 'seize aid for Gaza'
San Francisco, Jan 10, 2009.
An attack on supply trucks in Gaza.
Israelis watch Israel's offensive in Gaza from a hill near the southern town of Sderot January 17, 2009.