July 29, 2014
The Canadian government has pulled its diplomatic mission out of Libya because of the country's "unpredictable security environment."
A new shipment of food and medical aid provided by the Egyptian army reached the Rafah border crossing on its way to Gaza.
More than 100 Palestinians were killed in Israeli airstrikes on Tuesday alone.
Officials in Libya say a huge fire has spread to a second oil tank in Tripoli.
A main power plant in Gaza was struck on Tuesday sending dark clouds of smoke into the air, following a night of heavy attacks from Israel.
The Israel Defence Forces struck over 70 targets in Gaza overnight, including the home and offices of Ismail Heniyeh, head of Hamas's political wing and the al-Aqsa television and radio stations.
French authorities have asked for Lebanon's permission to transfer the Lebanese deceased from the Air Algerie plane crash to Paris to conduct DNA testing and compare remains with sample´s taken from victims´ families.
The Egyptian Ministry of Homeland Security stated that security forces killed one of the most "dangerous" members of the militant group Ansar Beit al-Maqdis on Sunday, during an arrest operation.
On the start of day 22 of Israel´s Operation Protective Edge in Gaza, the day before saw 26 Palestinians killed by Israeli night strikes and nine Israeli soldiers killed in mortar and tunnel attacks.
Libyan authorities informed the Egyptian foreign Ministry on Monday that despite earlier reports, no Egyptians were killed in the Tripoli rocket attack reported on Sunday.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned of a prolonged offensive in Gaza on Monday, following the deaths of at least five Israeli soldiers the same day.
Hamas spokesperson Mushir al-Masri stated that Israel has destroyed "only a fraction" of the organization´s tunnels.
July 28, 2014
On Monday the Israel Defense Force declared an "unlimited truce" in Gaza, but reserved the right to attack if fired upon.
The international community is calling for an immediate ceasefire in Libya amid growing violence between armed Islamist groups and soldiers loyal to the Libyan government.
The start of Eid al-Fitr has seen reduced fighting in the Gaza strip, following the United Nations Security Council´s call for an immediate ceasefire.