Conflict With Israel
August 1, 2014
Israeli tanks opened fire in Gaza after a 72-hour truce began early Friday.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon issued a joint statement late Thursday announcing the three-day ceasefire.
Senior UN officials have told the Security Council that the situation in Gaza is extreme and immediate action must be taken to put an end to the humanitarian catastrophe.
July 31, 2014
The Palestinian Embassy in Beirut has asked Lebanese citizens to raise the Palestinian flag in a sign of solidarity with Gaza.
The United States confirmed it has restocked Israel's supplies of ammunition.
Hamas has called for a "Day of Rage" to take place Friday in the West Bank.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to complete an operation to destroy all tunnels constructed by Hamas.
United States Secretary of State John Kerry is not worried by widespread criticism of his efforts to facilitate a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.
The UN has said Israel's shelling of one of its schools in Gaza could amount to possible war crimes after 19 people were killed during the IDF attack.
July 30, 2014
Nigerians have turned out massively in a funeral procession held for dozens of people killed by the country’s army during an anti-Israeli rally held to mark International Quds Day last Friday.
The Egyptian government refuses to cooperate for the dispatch of medical and humanitarian aid to the besieged Gaza Strip, a senior Iranian lawmaker says.
Despite a four-hour humanitarian ceasefire that began at 3:00 p.m., Israeli forces on Wednesday afternoon shelled a number of homes across the Gaza Strip, killing five.
Peres: Israel has exhausted military option, Abbas's rule in Gaza must be restored
At least 67 Palestinians have been killed and 110 injured in Israeli attacks since midnight Wednesday on the 23rd day of the Gaza offensive, according to the Ministry of Health.
The Israeli army announced Wednesday that it will observe a four-hour hiatus in bombardment of the Gaza Strip.