Israel-Gaza conflict 2014

Gaza war forces thousands of Israelis along the border to flee their homes

As the cross-border war goes on raging with Palestinian death toll topping 2100, it turns out that it`s not just the Gazans who are on the receiving end of the violence, but Israeli residents too, are bearing the brunt.

Aug 26, 2014, 10:12 AM IST

Israel, Palestine hold talks as truce takes hold in Gaza

The indirect talks are being mediated by Egypt and began a day after the two sides agreed to a new 72-hour cease-fire.

Aug 11, 2014, 19:17 PM IST

At least 10 killed in strike on UN school in Gaza: Medics

At least 10 people were killed Sunday in a fresh strike on a UN school in southern Gaza which was sheltering Palestinians displaced by an Israeli military offensive, medics said.

Aug 03, 2014, 13:59 PM IST

Hamas delegation arrives in Cairo for talks on Gaza

A delegation of members from Palestinian militant groups Hamas and Islamic Jihad arrived in Cairo on Sunday for indirect ceasefire talks with Israel, to be conducted through Egyptian and U.S. officials, Egyptian sources said.

Aug 03, 2014, 13:28 PM IST

Pro-Palestinian demo seeks end to Chile`s ties with Israel

Thousands marched in Chile`s capital against Israel`s operation in Gaza, urging President Michelle Bachelet to break off diplomatic relations with the Jewish state.

Aug 03, 2014, 12:23 PM IST

Gaza`s sole power plant knocked out by Israeli strike: Official

Israeli tank fire hit the fuel depot of the Gaza Strip`s only power plant on Tuesday, witnesses said, cutting electricity to Gaza City and many other parts of the Palestinian enclave of 1.8 million people.

Jul 29, 2014, 14:58 PM IST

Iran`s Khamenei compares Israel to "rabid dog, wild wolf", says Islamic world must arm Hamas

Rubbishing US and UN calls for a ceasefire in Gaza, Iran`s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called for re-arming of Palestinian militant group Hamas.

Jul 29, 2014, 13:49 PM IST

Israel hits only power plant providing electricity to Gaza

Even as the death toll continues to spike on both sides of the border, Israel vowed that the conflict may turn into a long-drawn war, ignoring repeated calls from the UN and the West to hold ceasefire.

Jul 29, 2014, 09:27 AM IST

Lull in Gaza fighting as US, UN up pressure for truce

Fighting subsided in war-torn Gaza Monday at the start of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr as world powers ramped up pressure on the warring sides to immediately end their 21-day confrontation. 

Jul 28, 2014, 18:22 PM IST

China`s air traffic hit by military war games

China`s upcoming military exercises in its southeast coastal areas and live firing drills in the East China Sea have led to fears of massive flight delays as hundreds of people`s travel plans were hit.

Jul 27, 2014, 13:19 PM IST

Gaza conflict: Hamas agrees to 24-hour truce, Israeli PM says not `obliged` to terrorists

Hamas on Sunday rejected Israel`s decision to extend by 24 hours a pause in hostilities in Gaza, saying Israeli tanks first had to withdraw from the territory.

Jul 27, 2014, 04:41 AM IST

Defying flight ban, Kerry lands in Israel on truce mission

Washington`s top diplomat flew into Tel Aviv Wednesday, defying a US flight ban, to try to broker an end to violence in Gaza, which has killed hundreds and hobbled Israel`s main airport.

Jul 23, 2014, 15:03 PM IST

Israel-Gaza violence may amount to war crimes, warns UN rights chief

As Israel, Gaza violence continued taking the death toll past 600, United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon urged both warring sides to “stop fighting and start talking”.

Jul 23, 2014, 10:52 AM IST

Hamas says accepts call for 3-hour humanitarian truce

The Islamist Hamas movement said Sunday it had accepted a proposal for a three-hour humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza it said was made by the International Committee of the Red Cross. 

Jul 20, 2014, 15:26 PM IST

Gazans flee Israeli shelling as Palestinian death toll hits 370 on Day 13

Israel on Sunday said that it was intensifying its ground operation in Gaza, with an aim to destroy tunnels used by the Hamas militants to infiltrate into Israel.

Jul 20, 2014, 10:36 AM IST

Gaza LIVE: Israeli jets first to strike soon after the end of ceasefire truce

Israeli Defence Forces say that while they maintained the truce by holding off fire, Hamas terrorists fired 3 mortars that hit the Israeli community of Eshkol.

Jul 17, 2014, 09:39 AM IST

Israeli shelling killed four children playing at Gaza beach

Israeli military sources have reportedly warned 100,000 Gazans to evacuate the area as Israel is set to intensify strikes in wake of the ceasfire collapse.

Jul 16, 2014, 09:24 AM IST

Kerry urges Hamas to accept ceasefire with Israel

US Secretary of State John Kerry urged Hamas to accept Egypt`s ceasefire proposal to halt fighting with Israel in the Gaza Strip.

Jul 15, 2014, 16:36 PM IST

Israel approves Gaza truce, suspends strike but Hamas continues to hit

Seeking to repeat its act of brokering a truce in November 2012, Egypt proposed an Israel-Gaza ceasefire to take hold with effect from Tuesday in order to placate the crisis that has been raging with salvos of rockets being fired from both sides, killing 175 Palestinians.

Jul 15, 2014, 09:42 AM IST

Israel says Gaza has fired more than 1000 rockets since Football World Cup began

As a UN call for ceasefire went unheeded, Israel and Hamas continued to exchange salvos of rockets, with hundreds of families leaving the northern Gaza Strip, fearing for their lives.

Jul 14, 2014, 09:53 AM IST