Conflict With Israel

August 5, 2014

The Spanish government announced an arms embargo on Israel. [AFP]
11:56 GMT

Spain's government announced an arms embargo on Israel due to the ongoing operations in Gaza and the increasing civilian death toll.

Israeli Merkava tanks roll near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip as they return from the Hamas-controlled Palestinian coastal enclave on August 5, 2014, after Israel announced that all of its troops had withdrawn from Gaza. [AFP]
11:28 GMT

The IDF completed work to destroy 32 attack tunnels in Gaza overnight between Monday and Tuesday, a senior army source said. The source spoke shortly before the 8 a.m.cease-fire.

After Hamas and several other Palestinian factions brought joint demands to Cairo, Egypt brokered a 72-hour ceasefire between the Palestinian factions and Israel. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT

A 72-hour ceasefire deal has reportedly been reached among Palestinian faction and Israel in Egypt-proposed peace talks, set to begin at 8 a.m. on Tuesday.

The HRW said that Israel has apparently violated the laws of war on many occasions in its offensive on the Gaza Strip. [AFP]
06:50 GMT

In a report which was released on Monday, the HRW accused Israel of killing civilians as they attempted to flee the town of Khuza’a.

Palestinian men crawl under the rubble of a house looking for survivors after it was hit by an Israeli air strike on the al-Shati refugee camp in Gaza City on August 4, 2014. [AFP]
04:00 GMT

The Foreign Office was tonight investigating reports that a British aid worker was killed this weekend in Gaza while delivering medical supplies.

August 4, 2014

Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan along with other world leaders slammed the rising Gaza death toll (File/AFP)
20:06 GMT

Amid a sprawling death toll and several failed ceasefires, Israel sees intense, international backlash for Gaza strikes.

Police shot and killed the tractor driver, while a pedestrian died of his injuries (Image: Jerusalem Post)
13:26 GMT

A 25-year-old man was killed after being struck by a tractor in an apparent Jerusalem 'terrorist' attack, according to Israeli police.

Over 1,000 Palestinians have died in the Gaza offensive. (AFP/File)
08:31 GMT

Israel declared a 7-hour truce Monday to allow humanitarian aid into Gaza.

August 3, 2014

The Palestinian unity government raises hands at the Ismail Haniyeh center before fighting broke out in Gaza. (Said Khatib/AFP)
19:37 GMT

Palestinian factions have agreed on a single list of demands to be discussed in Cairo during talks to end Israel's offensive on the Gaza Strip.

A wounded Palestinian child cries while receiving medical care at a hospital in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip on Wednesday following an Israeli military strike (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
17:33 GMT

A senior official form the Palestinian resistance movement has called on the United Nations and other international bodies to break their silence on Israeli crimes against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (R) talks to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (on the phone) on July 25, 2014, from his hotel room in the Egyptian capital, Cairo. [AFP]
12:22 GMT

A recent report shows Israel spied on US Secretary of State John Kerry during failed talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.

Israeli soldiers walk past a Merkava tanks at an army deployment area, on the southern Israeli border with the Gaza Strip, on August 1, 2014. [IDF]
09:29 GMT

IDF prepares to destroy the last of Hamas's infiltration tunnels on Sunday; army source says "there is no decision to stop the operation," despite some ground forces moving back into staging areas in Israel.

A Palestinian girl receives medical care at the hospital in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip after she was wounded in an Israeli military strike on August 2, 2014. [AFP]
09:21 GMT

Israeli airstrikes and shelling killed 37 people across the Gaza Strip on Sunday morning, as the 27-day assault on Gaza showed no signs of ceasing despite Israeli moves to redeploy outside of urban areas the day before.

Evidence that weapons with components made in Britain are being used against Gaza - ranging from weapons control and targeting systems to ammunition, drones and armoured vehicles. [AFP]
08:19 GMT

British government’s Business Innovation and Skills Department (BIS) to review all UK export licenses for arms sales to the Jewish state.

People sit in front of their makeshift shelters next to a mosquito infested pond on August 1, 2014 at the UN Protection of Civilians (PoC) site in Upper Nile State capital Malakal, South Sudan. [AFP]
07:41 GMT

Several states in Sudan have been hit with floods and more than 3,000 houses have been destroyed as a result of the natural disaster.