Conflict With Israel
August 21, 2014
An Israeli airstrike killed five Palestinians, including three children, in Gaza City on Thursday, a medical official said.
Hamas's deputy leader Musa Abu-Marzuq accused Israel of firing the first shot after the breakdown of a fragile ceasefire Tuesday.
The Palestine Liberation Organization on Wednesday condemned the Israeli order to exile Palestinian member of parliament Khalida Jarrar from her home in Ramallah, as further details emerged of deportation order she received in a pre-dawn raid earlier in the day.
A Romanian official says threats emanating from terrorism and extremism in the Middle East are a source of concern for the European Union (EU), of which his country is a member.
Hamas says three of their senior military leaders have been killed in recent Israeli air strikes.
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
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.
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
At least 20 Palestinians have died in Israeli air strikes since the collapse of the ceasefire.
The Israeli army has resumed air strikes in Gaza as attempts to create a permanent truce failed.
August 19, 2014
Israel has launched air strikes against Gaza and recalled its negotiators from Cairo after three Palestinian rockets hit southern Israel.
Ceasefire talks are at risk of collapse given Israel's refusal to make concessions, members of the Palestinian delegation to Cairo said late Monday.
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 and Israelis have agreed to extend a five-day ceasefire for one more day and continue their talks for a lasting truce.
Poor access to food and water and various diseases are making Unite Nation shelters in Gaza no longer habitable.