Palestinian Arena

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the Hamas-controlled Palestinian coastal enclave on August 5, 2014, after Israel announced that all of its troops had withdrawn from Gaza.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.

Moshe Feiglin posted the controversial message on Facebook, receiving over 8,000 likes (File/AFP)
11:26 GMT

An Israeli politician outlined a detailed plan for citizens of Gaza, including "the conquest of the entire Gaza Strip" and "tent encampments" for Palestinians.

A displaced Palestinian child looks out from a tent in Beit Lahia, where his family is taking refuge from Israeli attacks, Aug 4, 2014 (File/AFP)
08:11 GMT

Around 430 children were killed by Israeli attacks in the Gaza Strip and 3,000 injured, according to Palestinian health officials.

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

In addition to opening the Rafah crossing, Egypt is involved in trying to broker a new ceasefire between Israel and Hamas. (AFP/File)
16:38 GMT

The Egyptian ambassador to Gaza says the Rafah crossing will remain open and Cairo doctors will treat Gaza's injured for free.

Palestinians remove the body of the eight-year-old girl from rubble in Shati refugee camp, Aug 4, 2014 (File/AFP)
13:51 GMT

Israel was accused of breaching its own ceasefire after a few minutes of implementing it following an air strike in the Shati refugee camp, which killed an eight-year-old girl.

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.

Israeli soldiers patrol through Hebron, June 17, 2014 (File/AFP)
11:03 GMT

An 11-year-old Palestinian boy was seriously injured after being caught in clashes between Israeli forces and protesters near Hebron.

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.

Palestinians stand beside pools of blood, following an Israeli airstrike on a UN school in Rafah (File/AFP)
08:16 GMT

President Francois Hollande slammed Israel's deadly attack on a UN school, which killed 11 people.

Israel declared a seven-hour ceasefire on Monday after worldwide outrage of another UN school bombing in Gaza (File/AFP)
07:10 GMT

The Gaza death toll continued to rise on the 28th day of Israel's offensive. Over 10,000 people have been injured while the death toll stands at 1,822.

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.