Conflict With Israel
July 12, 2014
The death toll from the five days of Israeli strikes on the Gaza Strip has risen to at least 122 as several are wounded in an anti-Israel protest in the West Bank.
Saudi Arabia is coordinating its efforts with representatives of Islamic and Arab states and representatives of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) as well as other bodies to support the Palestinian delegation’s stand at the UN
The United States said it is ready to "leverage its relationships" in the Middle East to end the Israeli strikes on Gaza.
July 11, 2014
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed Friday to continue strikes on the Gaza strip as the Palestinian death toll surpassed 100.
Turkey's Prime Minister announced this week that Ankara will not normalize ties with Tel Aviv as long anticipated if the strikes on Gaza continue.
Israeli airstrikes left at least 12 more Palestinians in the Gaza Strip dead Friday as the death toll surpasses 100 under Tel Aviv's so-called Operation Protective Edge.
Mahdi Hamad, Suha’s father, said that “nobody called us to evacuate the house and there aren’t any resistance members around it.”
The United Arab Emirates pledged Thursday to send at least $25 million in humanitarian aid to Gaza as airstrikes from Israel continue.
July 10, 2014
The UN's top chief called for a ceasefire to the intensifying violence in Gaza Thursday, but Israel's Prime Minister said that a ceasefire is "not on the agenda."
A future Palestine state will have no borders and be an enclave within Israel, surrounded on all sides by Israeli-held territory
The UN Security Council is scheduled to hold an emergency meeting over the deteriorating situation between Israel and Hamas.
Israeli President Shimon Peres has warned that a ground incursion "may happen quite soon" as Israeli warplanes continued to attack the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, bringing the death toll to 59, with no Israeli fatalities.
Israel's Iron Dome system intercepted five rockets fired at Tel Aviv by Hamas.
Washington urged Israel and Palestinian leadership to de-escalate tensions Wednesday while other world leaders described the airstrike exchanges as "childish."
July 9, 2014
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas described Israel's ongoing airstrike campaign in the Gaza Strip as "genocide" Wednesday.