August 3, 2014
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tells the White House "not to ever second guess me again" by forcing on Israel a ceasefire with Palestinian resistance movement Hamas.
Family receives official notification of death from IDF; special board decided to declare his death based on medical, halachic considerations and evidence that he died in battle in Gaza.
August 2, 2014
Israeli media said on Saturday that the Israeli military was unilaterally withdrawing from Gazan urban centers and re-deploying near the border in a move that suggested a limited ground re-occupation of the Gaza Strip for the foreseeable future.
New photos from Gaza show bloodied bodies piled high in a walk-in vegetable fridge as a fresh wave of violence engulfs the region, where Israel and Hamas have traded furious accusations over who is to blame.
"Hamas is not interested in an accommodation," official says on condition of anonymity; Fatah delegation set to fly to Cairo for talks; following breakdown of Friday truce, Hamas officials from Gaza will not attend.
Israel has killed more than 150 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip during the past 24 hours after Tel Aviv falsely claimed that the Palestinian resistance movement, Hamas, had captured one Israeli soldier.
Approximately 70 Ethiopians escaped from a detention center in Riyadh, despite the center´s being heavily monitored by surveillance cameras.
The Lebanese Army Intelligence apprehended seven Syrian nationals while trying to infiltrate illegally into Lebanese territories by evading checkpoints.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday called for the release of a soldier Israel Defense Forces said was kidnapped by Hamas after a 72-hour cease-fire was broken.
Lebanon has handed over DNA samples from relatives of 20 citizens killed in a July 24 Air Algerie plane crash in Mali, a foreign ministry source told Agence France-Presse on Friday.
A U.S. Senate report on the questioning of terrorist suspects shows techniques were used that were "contrary to our values," President Obama said Friday.
August 1, 2014
After being detained last month, Hussein Izzat Atwe will be released with charges of unlicensed weapons and firing rockets at Israel.
Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshiyar Zebari says Maliki is mainly to blame for the country's struggle with ISIS militant invasion.
International tensions rise as Israel blames Hamas for breach, continues shelling in southern Gaza, and searches for missing soldier.
Local source reports ISIS has ordered gendered classrooms in universities in Mosul, declaring morning and early afternoon hours for female students, and afternoon and evening hours for male.