August 19, 2014
Hamas officials blame Israel for a breakdown in talks in Cairo aimed at reaching a lasting truce as a temporary ceasefire was on the verge of collapsing.
“If [Israeli Prime Minister Benja...
Gaza City, Aug 18
The death toll in the war—torn Gaza Strip rose above 2,000 today, the health ministry said as more people injured in over a month of fighting with the Israelis succumbed to their wounds.
August 15, 2014
When faced with an insurmountable loss, what can a State and its people do? »
Jerusalem, Aug 13
Israel threatened to wipe out Hamas if the current truce in Gaza collapsed as time ran out today on the 72-hour ceasefire with no breakthrough in indirect talks between Israeli and Palestinian neg...
Gaza City, Aug 11
A 72-hour ceasefire took hold in Gaza today as Israeli and Palestinian negotiators headed to Cairo in search of a long-term solution to end over a month of deadly fighting.
The truce whic...
Negotiations to end the Gaza conflict -- already at risk amid the second day of renewed fighting after the end of a truce -- looked further endangered Sunday as the Palestinian delegation said it...
Gaza/Jerusalem, Aug 9
Israel had resumed airstrikes in Gaza yesterday killing five Palestinians in retaliation to a barrage of rockets fired by Hamas, as talks in Cairo for a durable truce collapsed after a 72-hour cea...
August 8, 2014
There is the flight of another inconvenient population, this time from Palestine. And there’s a subplot that brings in the great fetish amongst Jews of unleavened bread
Gaza City (Palestinian Territories), Aug 20
An Israeli air strike on Gaza City killed the wife and infant daughter of elusive Hamas military chief Mohammed Deif, the Islamist group said early today.“The wife of the great leader was m...
Cairo, Aug 19
Israel and Palestine have agreed to extend a temporary ceasefire in Gaza by 24 hours to allow more time for negotiating a lasting truce, a Palestinian official has said.
The truce aims at...
Jerusalem, Aug 17
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today vowed not to allow Hamas to cover up its military loss with a diplomatic victory by agreeing to a truce deal that ignores Israel’s security needs, as the fa...
Gaza City (Palestinian Territories), Aug 14
Israeli jets bombed targets across Gaza early today, retaliating to Palestinian rocket attacks in spiralling violence that left a truce extension teetering on the brink of collapse.The resu...
Tel Aviv, Aug. 12
Negotiations between Israeli and Palestinian officials to reach a comprehensive and lasting ceasefire agreement were set to resume Tuesday in Cairo, as a 72-hour truce was holding for a second day...
Gaza/Jerusalem, Aug 11
Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas have accepted a new 72-hour Egyptian-brokered ceasefire in yet another attempt to resume efforts to end the deadly month-long fighting that has killed o...
Washington, Aug 9
Top American lawmakers have supported the Obama Administration’s decision to carry out limited and targeted air strikes against Islamic State (ISIL) militants in northern Iraq and asked the US Gov...
Gaza/Jerusalem, Aug 8
Sound of explosions broke the 72-hour lull in Gaza today after Hamas refused to extend the ceasefire and fired a barrage of rockets at Israel which responded by air strikes killing a child, as Egy...
Gaza City, Aug 8
Two rockets fired by Gaza militants slammed into southern Israel before dawn today, as a 72-hour truce appeared to be reaching an end.And two senior Hamas officials said the Palestinian mil...