July 24, 2014
Two US-led forces are killed in southern Afghanistan, raising the death toll of foreign troops in Afghanistan to 3,460.
Peres gives final speech as president before Rivilin's swearing in; mayors from South attend ceremony; customary cocktail party was canceled, out of sensitivity to the security situation.
The Hamas-affiliated al-Qassam Brigades said on Thursday that they had killed eight Israeli soldiers in northeastern Gaza City in what was potentially the deadliest attack on the military since the ground invasion began last week.
A spokesman for the UN's Palestine refugee agency UNRWA in Gaza Adnan Abu Hasana said on Thursday that they had received no warning before Israeli forces shelled a Beit Hanoun school that was serving as a shelter earlier in the afternoon.
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein supervised the dispatch of a humanitarian assistance convoy carrying food and medical supplies for Gaza on Wednesday.
The missing Air Algerie plane has crashed in Niger.
Israeli forces fired tear gas, rubber-coated steel bullets, and stun grenades at demonstrators protesting the Israeli offensive in Gaza.
Algeria's national airline says it has lost contact with a passenger plane carrying 116 people.
The U.N. aid agency reported that three of its workers were killed by incoming fire in Gaza.
Israel slammed the UN's recent decision to investigate Israeli war crimes against Palestinians in Gaza.
Brazil has recalled its ambassador from Tel Aviv over Israel's Gaza offensive.
A shooting and bombing attack on a bus carrying prisoners to Baghdad left 51 prisoners and nine policeman dead.
The Palestinian death toll in Gaza has climbed to over 700.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry left Israel with no ceasefire to end Israel's Gaza offensive.
The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. flights in and out of Israel.