August 24, 2014
Ceasefire attempts between Hamas and Israel are ongoing, Egypt's foreign minister Sameh Shoukry said in a statement Sunday.
A 12-story apartment building was destroyed by an Israeli air strike in Gaza City Saturday, wounding dozens of Palestinians, many of them children.
Two Palestinians were killed in Israeli airstrikes overnight Sunday and dozens more wounded as Israeli bombardment on the Gaza Strip continued for the 48th day, while rockets fired from Lebanon and Syria into Israel threatened to escalate the conflict.
UNRWA criticized the Israeli military for publishing allegations that Hamas fired rockets from a UN school in Gaza over the weekend.
Hamas officials backed Palestine's bid to join the International Criminal Court (ICC), heightening calls for Israeli war crimes to be investigated.
Schools in Gaza will remain closed as a result of the ongoing Israeli assault, preventing some 500,000 Palestinian children from attending the fall semester.
August 23, 2014
The Palestinian Authority on Saturday condemned the killings of more than 20 Palestinians charged with conspiring with Israel.
Palestinians launched a campaign to pressure Italy to boycott planned military exercises with Israel.
A media watchdog says the Gaza siege has had the worst month in history for media freedom and safety, with attacks on journalists widespread in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and throughout Gaza.
August 22, 2014
A four-year-old Israeli child was killed after mortar fire struck two cars in Sdot Negev region of southern Israel on Friday afternoon.
Gaza Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh on Friday said that the Palestinians would not accept anything less than an end to Israel's blockade of Gaza, as Israeli forces continued to attack the besieged enclave.
Eleven Palestinians were killed in Gaza on Friday for allegedly collaborating with Israel.
The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) says more than 370,000 Palestinian children are in need of immediate psycho-social first aid amid the Israeli regime’s onslaught on the besieged Gaza Strip.
Airstrikes killed four Palestinians in Gaza early Friday as Israel's military assault on the besieged enclave continued.
August 21, 2014
Hamas carried out three executions and seven arrests on allegations of conspiring with Israel.