Conflict With Israel

August 21, 2014

Relatives of seven-month-old Ali Deif, the son of Hamas's military commander Mohammed Deif, hold his body in a mosque during his funeral at the Jabalia refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip on August 20, 2014. [AFP]
07:47 GMT

Egypt's foreign ministry expresses 'deep regret' over resumption of fighting in the Gaza Strip and calls on both sides to build on past truce efforts

Relatives mourn in Gaza's al-Shifa hospital after their loved ones are brought from the morgue, August 20, 2014 (File/AFP)
07:40 GMT

The British government will continue to provide Israel with arms despite earlier signs that it would halt weapons sales licenses amid the high Gaza death toll.

Smoke rises from buildings following an Israeli air strike on Gaza City on August 20, 2014. [AFP]
06:22 GMT

The United Nations Security Council has called on Israelis and Palestinians to resume negotiations to reach a deal on a long-term truce.

August 20, 2014

Over 2,000 Palestinians have died in the current conflict. (AFP/File)
13:23 GMT

At least 20 Palestinians have died in Israeli air strikes since the collapse of the ceasefire.

Palestinians counted 35 bombardments in the coastal enclave on Tuesday (AFP/ File Archive).
07:37 GMT

The Israeli army has resumed air strikes in Gaza as attempts to create a permanent truce failed.

August 19, 2014

Over 2,000 Palestinians, mostly civilians, have died in the current conflict. (AFP/File)
16:00 GMT

Israel has launched air strikes against Gaza and recalled its negotiators from Cairo after three Palestinian rockets hit southern Israel.

Azzam al-Ahmad, who heads the Palestinian delegation during the Cairo talks, attends a meeting of the Palestinian leadership chaired by president Mahmud Abbas, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on August 16, 2014. [AFP]
09:07 GMT

Ceasefire talks are at risk of collapse given Israel's refusal to make concessions, members of the Palestinian delegation to Cairo said late Monday.

Palestinians flee their destroyed neighbourhood to take shelter in a United Nations school for the night in the northern Gaza Strip city of Beit Hanun, on August 18, 2014. [AFP]
07:15 GMT

A senior UN official says the Gaza Strip has suffered an “unprecedented amount of destruction” as a result of Israel’s offensive against the coastal enclave, calling for an end to the Israeli siege of Gaza.

Palestinians flee their destroyed neighbourhood to head to a United Nations school to take refuge for the night in the northern Gaza Strip city of Beit Hanun, on August 18, 2014. [AFP]
06:32 GMT

Palestinians and Israelis have agreed to extend a five-day ceasefire for one more day and continue their talks for a lasting truce.

Disease and poor access to food and water is making many UNWRA emergency shelters not fit for habitation (AFP/ File Archive).
05:00 GMT

Poor access to food and water and various diseases are making Unite Nation shelters in Gaza no longer habitable.

August 18, 2014

During the protest the crowd chanted: “from Ferguson to Palestine, police brutality is a crime.” (Justin Sullivan/ Getty Images North America/ AFP).
14:19 GMT

"Block the Boat" activists claim to have prevented a Zim cargo ship from unloading Israeli goods on North America's West Coast.

An Israeli soldier applies camouflage to his face close to the border with Gaza, July 30, 2014 (File/AFP)
11:15 GMT

Israel has positioned troops along the Gaza border as a five-day ceasefire brokered by Egypt is due to end late Monday.

Three Jewish teens who were abducted and killed in June.
08:24 GMT

Early on Monday morning the IDF destroyed the Hebron area West Bank homes of the suspected murderers of the three Jewish teens who were abducted and killed in June.

Palestinians walk in the rubble of destroyed houses in Gaza City's Shejaiya neighbourhood on August 17, 2014. [AFP]
07:13 GMT

Qatar announced on Saturday that it has decided to donate $1,000 to each Palestinian family whose house was destroyed during Operation Protective Edge.

Palestinians observe the damage of destroyed houses in Gaza City's Shejaiya neighbourhood on August 17, 2014. [AFP]
05:23 GMT

A Hamas spokesman on Sunday accused Israel of "stalling" in ongoing negotiations in Cairo to achieve a long-term truce in Gaza, stressing that "the ball is in the Israeli occupation's court."