Conflict With Israel
August 13, 2014
As the extended ceasefire comes to an end and tensions rise, Israeli troops have deployed near the Gaza border.
A settler who set fire to and killed Palestinian teenager Mohammad Abu Khdeir, allegedly confessed to murdering the boy, which was aired on Israel TV Monday.
The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), will next month begin investigating Israeli war crimes in the Gaza Strip after a panel was appointed Monday.
August 12, 2014
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi met with Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah late Sunday where they reportedly tackled the restive situation in various countries in the Arab world.
A nine-hour session of indirect negotiations between the Palestinian and Israeli delegations in Cairo on Monday ended with a partial draft agreement on easing the blockade on Gaza, sources close to the talks told Ma'an.
August 11, 2014
A 72-hour ceasefire brokered by Egypt went into effect at midnight Monday, hours after Israeli bombings killed four Palestinians and armed groups fired rockets toward Israel.
August 10, 2014
Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour cease-fire on Sunday, according to AFP.
Operation Protective Edge will continue until quiet is returned, and Israel will not negotiate under fire, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said at the opening of the weekly cabinet meeting Sunday in Tel Aviv.
Palestinian negotiators will leave Cairo on Sunday unless Israel agrees to return to Egyptian-mediated negotiations.
Amid new Israeli airstrikes and another crumbled peace deal, medics find the body of child in Gaza neighborhood of Shujaiyya.
August 9, 2014
Five Palestinians, including senior Hamas official Moaaz Zaid, have been killed in Israeli air strikes into Gaza Saturday.
After another ceasefire attempt crumbles, new rallies commence in Hebron and hundreds clash with Israeli forces trying to disperse the crowds. At least 40 Palestinians have been injured.
August 8, 2014
A three-day truce between Israel and the Palestinian resistance movement of Hamas expired as indirect talks in Cairo on new border arrangements for the blockaded Gaza Strip hit a deadlock.
August 7, 2014
Thousands of Palestinians staged a demonstration in Gaza in support of Hamas.
Netanyahu urged visiting Congressmen to summon their powers in assisting Israeli officials who wish to avoid trial by the International Criminal Court in The Hague, according to The New York Post.