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At least 76 bodies pulled from Gaza rubble in truce: Medics

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 16:03

The bodies of at least 76 Palestinians were recovered from the rubble across the Gaza Strip in the first few hours of a 12-hour humanitarian truce Saturday, medics said.

Top diplomats call for extension to 12-hour Gaza truce as toll crosses 1000

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 15:37

US Secretary of State John Kerry and top diplomats from Europe and the Middle East gathered in Paris Saturday called for an extension to a temporary truce currently in force between Israel and Hamas.

Gaza death toll spirals towards 1,000 amid 12-hour truce

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 13:50

Gaza residents on Saturday used a 12-hour humanitarian truce agreed to by Israel and Hamas on a UN request to pull out several bodies from mounds of rubble and metal of bombed homes, as the Palestinian death toll climbed to nearly 1,000.

Hezbollah chief makes rare public appearance for Gaza

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 22:19

Lebanese Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah made a rare public appearance Friday to show solidarity with Gaza on the annual Iran-led Jerusalem Day commemoration.

Hamas says it fired three rockets at Israel airport

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 15:43

Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas said it fired three rockets at Tel Aviv airport, a day after US and some European airlines had resumed flights after a two-day suspension.

Iran rallies for Gaza, Rouhani slams world `silence`

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 15:26

Iranians rallied nationwide in a show of support for Palestinians as archfoe Israel pursued its deadly campaign against the Gaza Strip.

Israel boosts security after deadly West Bank clashes

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 13:32

Israeli security forces were on heightened alert after a Palestinian man was shot dead during a huge protest in the West Bank against Israel`s military offensive in Gaza.

Pressure for Gaza truce mounts after Israel shells UN refuge

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 12:19

Signs of renewed efforts for a Gaza ceasefire were evident as the death toll continued to climb after Israel shelled a UN shelter killing 15 Palestinians.

Pregnant woman among dead as Gaza toll hits 815: Medics

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 12:17

Israeli fire on Gaza killed a pregnant woman and a senior Islamic Jihad figure, taking the Palestinian death toll from 18 days of violence to 815, emergency services said.

Protect Palestinians in Gaza: Jordanian King

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 11:43

Jordan`s King Abdullah II called on the international community to protect Palestinian civilians in Gaza and stop Israel`s ongoing offensive on the coastal enclave.

Gaza conflict: Israel and Hamas agree to a 12-hour ceasefire

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 09:52

In a major setback to world leaders` efforts to end the ongoing conflict in the Middle East, Israel`s security cabinet late on Friday rejected the Gaza ceasefire proposal put forward by US Secretary of State John Kerry.

Ties with India will not be affected due to UNHRC vote: Israel

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 23:32

Israel Thursday said India`s support to a UN Human Rights Council resolution to launch a probe into its offensive on Gaza will not affect "strong" ties between the two countries.