The Israeli army said on Friday that one of its soldiers had been killed in Gaza earlier in the day, bringing the total number of soldiers killed to 33.
Clashes broke out in East Jerusalem as Israeli police barred Palestinian men under 50 from entering the Al-Aqsa Mosque on Friday, the last Friday of Ramadan, a day the holy site is typically packed with worshipers.
A Palestinian was shot dead by Israeli forces late Thursday as over 20,000 marched from a Ramallah-area refugee camp toward Jerusalem in protest against Israel's Gaza offensive, a Ma'an reporter at the scene said.
Unknown assailants fired Katyusha rockets towards Israel in the early hours of Friday morning from the south of Lebanon, according to the National News Agency.
Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Ankara would push for Israel to be tried at an international criminal court if it continues its deadly aggression against the Gaza Strip.
The death toll from more than two weeks of Israel’s relentless attacks on the Gaza Strip has reached 805.
Italian Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti (R) presents Italian Major General Paolo Serra
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.
Is the Palestinian Authority too weak, particularly in the face of current atrocities in Gaza, to have the support of the people?
The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. flights in and out of Israel.
Lebanese Army Corporal Atef Mohammed Saadeddine released a YouTube video on Wednesday which stated that he had defected to the al-Nusra Front and criticized the military as a Hezbollah tool.
Libya's General National Congress is ready to hand over legislative power to a newly-elected parliament in August.
Bolivia's Bolivar supporters hold a placard reading "Stop the killing in Gaza"
The main Kurdish blocs in Iraqi parliament have agreed on the candidacy of Fuad Masum for the next president of Iraq.
Speaking in exile from Doha, Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal remained defiant that Hamas would not accept a truce unless it included terms to end the blockade on Gaza.
The U.S. State Department said Wednesday that Hamas possesses rockets than can reach Ben Gurion airport.
July 23, 2014
The UN human rights council will investigate Israel's actions in Gaza.
Thousands of Palestinians attended a mass funeral for a young protester killed by Israeli forces in the West Bank.
Fifty-six Palestinians died in Gaza on Wednesday alone.
Egypt's President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi said in a speech Wednesday that Egypt will open its borders with Gaza and send aid once both sides agree on a ceasefire.
Lebanese troops surveyed the border with Syria to curb the infiltration of gunmen from Syria.
the Iraqi parliament is meeting Wednesday to vote on a new president.
Two more Israeli soldiers were killed in Gaza, raising the number of Israeli soldiers killed to 29.
Israel says that despite going to great lengths to avoid civilian deaths Hamas uses ordinary Palestinians as human shields which increases the civilian death toll. In an area as small, densely populated and closed off as Gaza however, is the concept of a "human shield" just a myth?
Iran and the P5+1 will resume their negotiations to discuss ways to reach a final agreement over Tehran’s nuclear energy program in September, Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham says.
An Israeli rabbi has issued a ruling that allows the killing of innocent civilians in the besieged Gaza Strip.
Rockets have been discovered in a school for the second time in a week, strengthening Israeli claims that Hamas is using Palestinians as human shields.
The Lebanese parliament is scheduled to make its ninth attempt to a elect a president today, however the atmosphere of the electoral session was not serious and a quorum was not expected to be reached.
Displaced Palestinian children from Beit Hanun in the northern Gaza Strip
Israeli airstrikes and artillery shelling killed 18 Palestinians across the Gaza Strip Wednesday morning as the military offensive against the Gaza Strip enters its sixteenth day.
Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian man and injured two across the West Bank early Wednesday, as protests against the ongoing Israeli military assault in Gaza that has left more than 600 Palestinians dead intensified.
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has expressed condolences to the Israeli regime for its losses.
The Nobel Peace Prize should be given to Israeli forces for their "unimaginable restraint" in their offensive against the blockaded Gaza Strip, says the Israeli envoy to the United States.
European Union foreign ministers issued a statement condemning Hamas's firing of rockets and use of civilians as human shields. The statement also condemned Israel's killing of civilians and recognized Israel's right to self-defense.
US Democrats in the Senate have included $225 million for Israel's Iron Dome missile system in a bill amid Tel Aviv’s attacks against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.
The patriarch of the Iraq-based Chaldean Church, Archbishop Louis Sako
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has justified the American ban on US-Israel flights to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu based on safety concerns, but stated that the FAA would review the order within a day.
Egypt's military has discovered more details on the attack last Saturday that left 33 of its border guards dead in the al-Wadi al-Gedid governorate.
At least 19 people were killed from Iraqi government airstrikes on the militant-held city of Fallujah over the past two days.
July 22, 2014
Qatar's top leader arrived in Saudi Arabia Tuesday in a rare visit since a major rift developed between Doha and Riyadh earlier this year.
Israeli airstrikes targeted a school run by the United Nations refugee agency that was providing shelter to displaced Palestinians in Gaza Tuesday.
Flights on several major U.S. carriers have been canceled to Israel indefinitely over security concerns.
At least 46 Palestinians were killed under Israel's Operation Protective Edge Tuesday as violence enters its 15th day. More than 600 people have been killed since July eighth.
Syria's capital of Damascus witnessed what has been described as some of the "fiercest fighting in months."
Clashes at an army outpost on the Syria-Turkey border left at least eight people dead Tuesday.
Syria's main opposition coalition announced Tuesday that it has voted to force out its interim government,.
Iranian President Hannas Rouhani expressed optimism this week that Tehran and the P5+! will be able to reach a comprehensive deal on Iran's nuclear program
The European Union has voted to expand sanctions on Damascus over its "violent repression" of civilians.
Turkey's Prime Minister told reporters Tuesday that Ankara has cut off communication with Washington's top leader due to the White House's inaction on the ongoing conflicts in Gaza and Syria.
The death toll in Gaza has risen to over 600 on day 15 of Israel's assault in the densely populated Strip, according to a health ministry spokesperson.
The UN has denounced ISIL's treatment of Christians and other minorities in Iraq and called on the country's government to do more against the militant group.
Left-wing justice minister says IDF operation in Gaza is "unavoidable"; Kerry meets Egyptian leaders in Cairo in attempt to forge resolution to conflict between Israel, Hamas.
An Israeli soldier is missing in the Gaza Strip and presumed dead, local media quoted the Israeli regime as saying on Tuesday, two days after the Islamist Hamas group announced they had captured a soldier during clashes.
Thousands have been displaced in Boko Haram raids across Nigeria, while the country's government tried to downplay the crisis.
Clashes between Libyan army troops and anti-government militia groups in the eastern city of Benghazi have left 16 people dead and 81 injured.
Syrian opposition fighters have expelled ISIS militants from various parts of Damascus after sustaining heavy losses in other parts of the country.
A video of an Israeli sniper shooting, injuring then killing a civilian in the Gaza Strip has went viral as the Palestinian death toll continues to rise.
Over a dozen Palestinians were killed overnight and early Tuesday as Israeli warplanes and artillery targeted Palestinian homes in Gaza, as the major offensive continued for a 15th day.
Over half of Gaza's population is under 18. With the Palestinian death toll hitting almost 600, people's homes have been destroyed and children witnessed the mental scars of war.
The remains of an explosive device lies on the tarmac of Tripoli international airport in the Libyan capital
Afghan forces have killed at least 38 Taliban militants during operations in different parts of Afghanistan during the past 24 hours.
Two IDF soldiers were killed on Monday in clashes with Hamas fighters in the Gaza Strip, the IDF announced on Tuesday morning. The number of Israeli military fatalities since the start of the ground operation stands at 27.
The United Nations sent 115 metric tonnes of aid comprising mattresses, blankets and hygiene kits from Dubai to Amman on Monday for onward distribution to families in Gaza displaced by Israel's military offensive.
Amid rising death toll on both sides, US president says efforts must be made to end fighting, "stop the deaths of innocent civilians."
Israeli artillery shelling and airstrikes across the Gaza Strip killed 23 Palestinians over only two hours late Monday, bringing the day's death toll to over 100.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr. Anwar Gargash has demanded that news network Al Jazeera apologize for publishing fabricated news that the UAE offered to pay for Israel´s offensive in Gaza.
July 21, 2014
The Egyptian government is considering a plan to build a new administrative capital city due to Cairo´s traffic congestion and rising population.
The al-Aqsa hospital in Deir al-Balah was shelled killing 4 people, wounding 60 people, half of whom were medical staff, and damaging the intensive care unit.
Hassan Fadlallah, a parliamentarian representing the Lebanese resistance movement, said on Sunday that Hezbollah would not be swayed in its fight against Takfiri militant groups operating in Syria.
Mecca authorities are only allowing Umrah pilgrims wearing "ihram" pilgrimage attire to enter the Grand Mosque.
Hamas announced today that it had kidnapped an Israeli soldier. Israel's ambassador to the United Nations Ron Prosser denies this while the Israel Defense Forces says the kidnapping "still cannot be ruled out".
Candid remarks about Israel by Secretary of State John Kerry were caught on an open microphone before a television interview Sunday.
Two American-Israelis were killed during the Jewish state's ground offensive in Gaza, bringing the IDF death toll up to 18.
Concern is mounting in France after pro-Gaza demonstrations turned violent and Jewish owned businesses were burned and looted overnight.
Clashes between rival militias has killed 47 people in the past 24 hours.
A heavy barrage of rocket fire from the Gaza Strip set off sirens throughout Israel on Monday morning, including in the Tel Aviv and Jerusalem areas.
A new report issued by the International Atomic Energy Agency says Iran has complied with the interim nuclear accord.
Militants from radical group ISIS have taken control of key facilities along the Euphrates and Tigris rivers in Iraq, with the threat of cutting water supplies to the Shia population, south of the country.
Many areas of the world, especially the Middle East, seem embroiled in conflict. But if we look back at history we have to admit the world has made progress.
Hamas' military wing said Monday that a group of its' fighters infiltrated southern Israel from a tunnel in the northern Gaza Strip.
Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro called Israeli operations in the Gaza Strip an "extermination" and urged the UN to take action against the Jewish state.
An ultimatum issued by ISIS militants is causing Mosul's Christians to flee by the hundreds.
The UN Security Council has expressed “serious concern” over the rising number of civilian fatalities in the Gaza Strip, calling for an immediate end to the conflict.
Hundreds of people gathered near the Israeli embassy in Amman to voice their support for Palestinians in Gaza.
The IDF announced on Sunday evening that 13 Israeli soldiers from the Golani Brigade were killed since Saturday night in fighting in Gaza, bringing the total number of military fatalities in Operation Protective Edge to 18.
The Hamas-affiliated al-Qassam Brigades said on Sunday night that it had captured an Israeli soldier, the first since the release of Gilad Shalit in 2011.
Egyptian army soldiers inspect the site of an attack in which 21 border guards where killed in al-Wadi al-Gadid