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Four killed in Gaza hospital shelling, toll 526

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 20:13

The Israeli army artillery Monday shelled a hospital in the central Gaza Strip, killing four Palestinians and wounding 50 others, most of them paramedics, even as the toll in the ongoing fighting in the coastal enclave rose to 526.

Gaza truce collapses as Israel `responds to Hamas fire`: Army

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".

46 Palestinians, 3 Israelis die as Gaza conflict escalates

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 03:29

Israel`s operation against Hamas saw one of its bloodiest days on Saturday, with 46 Palestinians killed in Gaza and two Israeli soldiers and a civilian killed by militant fire.

No international pressure will prevent Israel from acting with power: Benjamin Netanyahu

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 11:45

Vowing not to bow under international pressures, Israel`s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that Israel "will act with all power" in its offensive to stop rocket attacks on its land from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip.

Death toll hits 100 as Gaza campaign enters 4th day

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 15:54

Two Palestinians were killed in an Israeli strike on Friday, raising the toll in four days of violence to 100, Gaza health ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said.

Israel presses on with Gaza offensive, Palestinians fire rockets

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 09:51

Israel pressed on for a fourth day on Friday with its Gaza offensive, striking the Hamas-dominated enclave from air and sea, as Palestinian militants kept up rocket attacks deep into the Jewish state.

Israel mulls charging policeman who beat Palestinian teen

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 06:13

Israel is considering charges of "severe violent crimes" against a policeman who harshly beat a Palestinian youth in Jerusalem, the justice ministry said on Wednesday.

Friction and fractures inter-related, may explain earthquakes

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 17:33

In a major breakthrough that has implications for describing the mechanics that drive earthquakes, researchers have discovered that how things break (fracture) and how things slide (friction) are closely inter-related.

Rockets fired at Tel Aviv intercepted: Military

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 11:37

At least two rockets fired from the Gaza Strip at Tel Aviv on Wednesday were shot down mid-air by Israel`s Iron Dome defense system, the Israeli military said.

Israel Gaza campaign kills 28, wounds more than 150

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 00:45

An Israeli operation against Gaza militants has killed 28 people, medics said on Wednesday, and wounded more than 150, in the deadliest day of violence in the coastal strip since 2012.

Israel launches military offensive against Gaza militants

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 05:38

Israel launched an aerial offensive in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, calling it part of a campaign named "Operation Protective Edge" targeting Hamas Islamist militants firing rockets at the Jewish state.

Israel`s Lieberman breaks alliance with PM over Gaza

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 18:59

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Monday ended a 20-month political alliance between his party and the ruling rightwing Likud, although his faction will remain in government.