Palestine

August 21, 2014

Violence has flared again following the collapse of the ceasefire negotiations. (AFP/File)
11:02 GMT

The Ezzeddin al-Qassam Brigades fired a home-made rocket at Israel's Ben Gurion airport Thursday.

A Palestinian man reacts to the news of his child being killed following an Israeli air strike in Gaza City, August 21, 2014 (File/AFP)
10:57 GMT

Israeli forces killed four Palestinians after targeting a cemetery during funeral processions in Sheikh al-Radwan district, health officials confirmed.

Palestinians gather around the bodies of three children from the Al-Rifi family upon their arrival at Gaza city's Al-Shifa hospital on August 21, 2014. [AFP]
09:36 GMT

An Israeli airstrike killed five Palestinians, including three children, in Gaza City on Thursday, a medical official said.

Jordan's draft resolution called for a durable ceasefire between Israel and Gaza (File/AFP)
09:26 GMT

Jordan urged the UN Security Council to adopt a resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.

Palestinians carry the body of  a Hamas commander's wife following an Israeli air strike, which killed two members of his family, Auguest 20, 2014 (File/AFP)
09:00 GMT

Hamas's deputy leader Musa Abu-Marzuq accused Israel of firing the first shot after the breakdown of a fragile ceasefire Tuesday.

Israeli Occupation Forces order PFLP leader Khalida Jarrar to be deported to Jericho. [PNN]
08:55 GMT

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.

Over 2,000 Palestinians have died in the current conflict. (AFP/File)
07:49 GMT

Hamas says three of their senior military leaders have been killed in recent Israeli air strikes.

Relatives of seven-month-old Ali Deif, the son of Hamas's military commander Mohammed Deif, hold his body in a mosque during his funeral at the Jabalia refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip on August 20, 2014. [AFP]
07:47 GMT

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

Relatives mourn in Gaza's al-Shifa hospital after their loved ones are brought from the morgue, August 20, 2014 (File/AFP)
07:40 GMT

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.

Smoke rises from buildings following an Israeli air strike on Gaza City on August 20, 2014. [AFP]
06:22 GMT

The United Nations Security Council has called on Israelis and Palestinians to resume negotiations to reach a deal on a long-term truce.

Relatives of Mohammed Deif's seven-month-old son mourn during the baby's funeral in the northern Gaza Strip, August 20, 2014 (File/AFP)
05:00 GMT

Hamas officials categorically denied Tel Aviv claims that the group's top military commander, Mohammed Deif, was killed by an Israeli air strike, where his wife and seven-month-old son died.

August 20, 2014

Smoke rises from the Gaza Strip following an Israeli air strike, August 20, 2014 (File/AFP)
19:00 GMT

A Hamas spokesperson warned foreign airlines not to fly into Tel Aviv after truce talks with Israel collapsed.

Palestinian mourners gather at the funeral of two brothers killed by an Israeli air strike in Jabalia, northern Gaza, August 20, 2014 (File/AFP)
16:53 GMT

A Palestinian teen along with an 11-year-old boy were killed by Israeli strikes in central Gaza Wednesday. Six others were also injured.

Israeli forces have destroyed at least 27,000 homes in the West Bank since 1967, according to the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (File/AFP)
16:24 GMT

The IDF destroyed eight homes including four, which were over one hundred years old, in the Nablus village of Aqraba, a Palestinian official confirmed.

Smoke rises from Gaza City after rockets are fired towards Israel, July 15, 2014 (File/AFP)
14:18 GMT

Four rockets fired from the Gaza Strip Tuesday reached an illegal Israeli settlement west of Ramallah, witnesses reported.