July 14, 2014
An unmanned aircraft entered Israeli territory form Gaza and was shot down by Patriot missiles.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the civilian death toll in Gaza "lies on the shoulders of Hamas" during an interview with Fox News.
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
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.
Pope Francis calls for peace in Gaza as Israel continues air strikes.
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.
Israeli forces raided the al-Aqsa Mosque Compound on Sunday and fired rubber-coated steel bullets at worshipers, witnesses told Ma'an.
When missiles are launched into Israel, Israelis got to bomb shelters. The same cannot be said in Gaza however. Why don't Palestinians use bomb shelters?
The UN on Saturday called for a ceasefire between Tel Aviv and Hamas as an Israeli cabinet minister said the army was ready for a ground invasion.
Over 21 Palestinians were killed after fresh Israeli air strikes in Gaza late Saturday, bringing the death toll to 151, with at least 1000 people injured.
Netanyahu: We can’t allow Gaza in Judea and Samaria; we are weighing all possibilities and are prepared for all possibilities.
July 12, 2014
Three rockets fired from south Lebanon hit northern Israel, triggering retaliatory artillery fire on the Lebanese border village of Zebqin, a security source told The Daily Star Saturday.
Northern Gazans are being removed from northern Gaza and other areas from which rockets are being fired senior army source says; source adds that Hamas psychological warfare shows that it has been pushed into a corner.
William Hague has said Israel has the “right to defend itself” against rocket attacks from Gaza after urging Palestinian and Israeli leaders to negotiate a ceasefire.
Sirens blare in TA twice, also in other parts of country; no injuries reported; IAF attacks rocket launching site from which the latest barrage was shot.