Palestine

July 15, 2014

According to the ceasefire, Israel and Gaza must end hostilities as of 9 a.m. Tuesday. (AFP/File)
07:55 GMT

Israel's security cabinet accepted on Tuesday morning the ceasefire proposed by Egypt.

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu called a security cabinet meeting early Tuesday morning and was expected to encourage members to accept Egypt's ceasefire proposal (AFP/ File).
07:16 GMT

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, convened the security cabinet on early Tuesday morning to discuss Egypt's proposed ceasefire agreement to end Israeli-Palestinian hostilities in the Gaza Strip.

Abdullah al-Muallami, Saudi Arabia's permanent representative to the UN said that "The Security Council statement on Israel’s attack on the Gazans was not up to the expectations of its members" (AFP/ File).
05:00 GMT

Saudi Arabia has criticized the United Nations Security Council for failing to meet member expectations in both its statement on, and action to prevent, Israel's military offensive in Gaza.

July 14, 2014

Lebanese Speaker of the Parliament Nabih Berri questions the need to fire rockets into Israel asking "Why do we want to bring ourselves trouble?” (AFP/ File).
20:00 GMT

Lebanese Speaker of the Parliament, Nabih Berri has stated that firing rockets into Israel does not serve the Palestinian cause and is an unwanted attempt to involve Lebanon in the current conflict in the Gaza Strip.

Investigations are underway in coordination with the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon to “identify the perpetrators and arrest them” (AFP/ File).
15:08 GMT

The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) has described the firing of rockets from Southern Lebanon into northern Israel on Sunday night a “serious violation of U.N. Security Council resolution 1701.”

16-year-old Mohammad Abu Khdeir was burned alive. (AFP/File)
14:20 GMT

Israel has charged three Jewish individuals with the kidnapping and killing of a 16-year-old Palestinian.

Hamas says it has carried out at least one drone surveillance mission that went undetected by Israelis. (AFP/File)
12:58 GMT

Hamas announced Monday that it has carried out a successful drone surveillance mission over Tel Aviv.

A baby lies injured at al-Najar hospital, in the southern Gaza Strip on July 9, 2014 (File/AFP)
11:30 GMT

Israel's ongoing military onslaught across the Gaza Strip is not just about the high death toll and physical injuries. What about the mental scars that haunt the Palestinian population?

An IDF soldier takes cover during clashes in the West Bank city of Hebron (File/AFP)
10:35 GMT

A Palestinian man was killed in clashes with Israel forces close to the West Bank city of Hebron, Monday.

Israel shot down the unmanned aircraft over Ashdod. (AFP/File)
09:27 GMT

An unmanned aircraft entered Israeli territory form Gaza and was shot down by Patriot missiles.

Hospitals in Gaza have struggled to cope with the increase of injuries during Israel's attack on the densely populated Strip (File/AFP)
08:26 GMT

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the civilian death toll in Gaza "lies on the shoulders of Hamas" during an interview with Fox News.

Over 1000 Palestinians have been injured since Israel's onslaught began (File/AFP)
07:56 GMT

A further three Palestinians were killed after Israeli strikes in the southern Gaza Strip, medical officials say. The latest assault brings the death toll to at least 170.

July 13, 2014

Over 1,000 people have been wounded from Israeli airstrikes on Gaza as of Sunday (AFP)
20:00 GMT

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is ready to mediate a truce between Israel and Hamas, but Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu told reporters that Tel Aviv is set to continue the offensive despite the mounting death toll.

Over 100 Palestinians have died in Israel's recent air strikes on Gaza. (AFP/File)
12:21 GMT

Pope Francis calls for peace in Gaza as Israel continues air strikes.

Over 1000 Palestinians have been injured since the Israeli offensive began in Gaza (File/AFP)
12:00 GMT

Medical workers in Gaza struggled to cope with the high number of civilian casualties caused by Israeli air strikes in recent days as the Palestinian death toll topped 151 people.