Palestine

August 5, 2014

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the Hamas-controlled Palestinian coastal enclave on August 5, 2014, after Israel announced that all of its troops had withdrawn from Gaza.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

Gal's Facebook post in support of the IDF gained over 200,000 'likes' as soon as it was posted. (Image: Facebook)
08:56 GMT

As the conflict between Israel and Gaza worsened, Israeli actress Gal Gadot, who plays the caped superhero, uploaded a controversial photograph of herself praying with her daughter Alma alongside a controversial message.

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.

A Palestinian man carries the body of his five-year-old daughter following an Israeli air strike on his house, Aug 4, 2014 (File/AFP)
07:46 GMT

Israeli authorities implemented a ceasefire… Then violated it by killing five civilians, including two children. Hundreds more were killed following the alleged abduction of an IDF soldier by Hamas who then revealed it was in fact, Israeli bombs that killed him. Will this revenge backfire?

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.

Bialik said her donation would go directly to purchasing and supplying “bulletproof vests to the IDF.” (Image: Elite Daily)
05:00 GMT

"Big Bang Theory" actress Mayim Bialik has done a Simon Cowell by donating money to the IDF!

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.

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.

Russell Brand launches second attack on 'terrorist' Fox News presenter Sean Hannity. (Image: Newston.net)
07:52 GMT

Russell Brand posted a new video in response to Fox News' Sean Hannity responding to his making fun of him. Confused? Read on for details...