Palestine

August 5, 2014

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad al-Malki said, "There is no difficulty for us to show or build the case." (AFP)
16:08 GMT

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad al-Malki is pushing for a war crimes case at the International Criminal Court (ICC) against Israel over the recent offensive in Gaza.

Smoke over Gaza after an Israeli air strike on 8 July 2014. (AFP)
15:40 GMT

Hamas said Tuesday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has failed to achieve his objectives from a deadly military onslaught on the Gaza Strip.

Assaf made an emotional plea for his hometown Gaza, where he asked the word to help its people in suffering. (Image: Albawaba edit)
14:21 GMT

Palestinian singer Mohammad Assaf is doing everything in his power for Gaza as it continues to get attacked by Israel.

The senior Foreign Office minister sent a letter of resignation to PM David Cameron, stating she could " no longer support" the government's policy on Gaza (File/AFP)
12:11 GMT

The UK's most powerful Muslim politician, Sayeeda Warsi, resigned Tuesday in protest to the British government's failure to act over Gaza.

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the Hamas-controlled Palestinian coastal enclave on August 5, 2014, after Israel announced that all of its troops had withdrawn from Gaza.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

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.