Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 04:48
A temporary ceasefire in Gaza has `collapsed` after a deadline passed with no agreement to extend a truce and Israel and Hamas resumed hostilities, a senior Palestinian official has said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 00:19
A senior Hamas official said on Tuesday the chances of a durable ceasefire in Gaza were "evaporating" and that there had been no progress in indirect negotiations with Israel.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 02:47
Israeli and Palestinian negotiators agreed on Monday to extend a temporary ceasefire in Gaza by 24 hours to conduct more talks on a long-term truce, Egypt and a Palestinian official said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 00:10
Israel withdrew ground forces from the Gaza Strip on Tuesday and started a 72-hour ceasefire with Hamas mediated by Egypt as a first step towards negotiations on a more enduring end to the month-old war.
Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 00:33
A Palestinian delegation including Hamas agreed joint demands on Sunday to present to Egyptian mediators in Cairo for a truce with Israel, including an end to the Gaza blockade, officials said.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 19:22
France Saturday held an international meeting on ways to end the bloodshed and secure a long-term cease fire in the Gaza Strip where an Israeli military offensive has killed hundreds of Palestinians.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 09:35
The Israeli military and Hamas said on Saturday that they would observe a 12-hour ceasefire from 8:00 am (0500 GMT), but a longer-term truce remained elusive for now.
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.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 14:20
Washington`s top diplomat said global efforts to end 17 days of bloodshed in Gaza were progressing as the Palestinian death toll rose to 718 Thursday and airlines kept flights to Israel suspended over rocket fears.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 17:54
A short-lived humanitarian truce in Gaza`s battered Shejaiya neighbourhood appeared to have collapsed Sunday as the Israeli army
accused Hamas militants of violating it and said it had "responded accordingly".
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 05:23
Arab foreign ministers in Cairo on Monday called on "all parties" to accept an Egyptian proposal to end the raging conflict between Israel and Hamas, after the Palestinian militant group signalled its rejection of the truce.
Last Updated: Monday, November 26, 2012, 14:11
A religious legitimacy was accorded to the truce and gave the Gaza government strong backing to enforce it.
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