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Gaza truce talks about security not peace: Israel PM

Israel`s participation in Egyptian-brokered talks on consolidating a Gaza ceasefire is aimed at bolstering its security not a peace deal with the Palestinians, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in remarks published Wednesday.

Netanyahu seeks cuts to 2014 budget to finance Gaza war

Israel's cabinet convened on Sunday to debate Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's call for swingeing budget cuts to pay for the 50 day military campaign in Gaza.

Palestinian President Abbas to hand over Kerry proposal to end Gaza crisis

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will hand over to US Secretary of State John Kerry a proposal to end the Gaza crisis in the coming days, Palestinian lawmaker for Fatah Movement Abdullah Abdullah said Monday.

Hamas leader Khaled Meshal admits to killing of 3 Israeli teens that sparked Gaza conflict

Hamas political leader Khaled Meshal has admitted that the members of his organisation killed three Israeli teenagers who were abducted in June this year, as per reports on Saturday.

Gaza crisis: Israel, Palestine resume talks as ceasefire extended for 24 hours

Shortly after the 24-hour extension of truce in Gaza Strip, the indirect talks between Israel and Palestine resumed to reach upon a deal that could put an end to the violence that started last month.

Gaza death toll rises above 2,000: Health Ministry

The death toll in the war-torn Gaza Strip rose above 2,000 on Monday, the health ministry said as more people injured in over a month of fighting with the Israelis succumbed to their wounds.

Indirect Israel-Palestine talks to resume today

Egypt-brokered indirect talks between the Palestinian and Israeli sides is scheduled to resume Monday morning.

Dialogue only viable option to resolve Gaza crisis: India

India has said the current crisis in Gaza can be resolved through a negotiated political settlement?and dialogue remains the "only viable option" to effectively address issues confronting the region and its people.

Israel okays new Gaza lull as UN rages over school strike

Israel agreed Wednesday to observe a four-hour lull in Gaza several hours after a deadly strike on a school killed 16, drawing a furious response from a UN refugee agency. 

Four women among 7 killed in strikes on Gaza: Medics

Four women were among seven people killed in two incidents of Israeli tank shelling in southern and central Gaza on Wednesday, medics said. 

Gaza toll rises over 1,270 on day 23 of Israeli assault

Forty people died in Israeli strikes across Gaza Wednesday, including 16 killed when shells hit a UN school, sending the Palestinian toll from 23 days of fighting over 1,270.

Protests in parts of Kashmir over Gaza crisis on Eid-ul-Fitr

Several parts of Kashmir Tuesday witnessed violent protests against the Israeli offensive in Gaza strip soon after the Eid-ul-Fitr prayers, police said.

Gaza 12-hour humanitarian truce enters into force

A 12-hour ceasefire entered into force between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip at 0500 GMT on Saturday, the 19th day of a conflict that has killed hundreds.

FIFA`s Sepp Blatter raises alarm over Gaza crisis

FIFA chief Sepp Blatter on Tuesday raised the alarm about the spiralling Gaza crisis as he held talks with the head of the Palestinian Football Association.

US stocks end lower as Ukraine, Gaza weigh on markets

At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 47.07 points (0.28 percent) to 17,053.11.

Two-state solution key to end Gaza crisis: Germany

Germany`s Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier Monday said a two-state solution is the key to end the crisis in Gaza Strip.

UN urges Israel, Palestine to end Gaza crisis

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged Israel and Palestine to take "immediate measures" to end the on-going crisis in the Gaza Strip, media reported Monday.

Hillary meets Netanyahu, calls for durable outcome

Hillary Clinton met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and called for efforts to achieve a "durable outcome" for both Israelis and Palestinians.

Ceasefire with Israel may happen soon: Hamas leader

Egyptian and Palestinian officials have reportedly claimed that ceasefire in the Gaza conflict will be announced soon.

Israel waits on ground assault as Gaza death toll hits 111

Israel temporarily put on hold a decision on a possible ground invasion of Gaza to give more time to Egypt`s truce efforts.