UN chief names retired Dutch general to head Gaza war inquiry

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday named a retired Dutch general to head an inquiry into attacks on United Nations facilities during Israel`s recent war against Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip and the use of U.N. sites to store weapons.

Israel trying to scuttle Cairo talks: Hamas

Hamas accused Israel on Monday of trying to scuttle truce talks in Cairo, saying the Jewish state refused to send negotiators to avoid questioning over the "escalating massacres" in Gaza.

Israel presses blistering attack on Gaza, toll rises to 558

Israel on Monday pressed on with its heavy bombardment of Gaza and foiled major infiltration attempts by Hamas on the 14th day of the conflict that has killed 558 Palestinians and 27 Israelis.

Govt blocks resolution on Gaza, says no change in policy

Blocking a resolution against Israel in Parliament as demanded by the opposition, government on Monday asserted that India`s policy on Palestine issue remains unchanged.

Israel releases UK Parliament`s doctored picture to justify attack

Justifying its assault on Gaza, the Israeli military tweeted a doctored picture of Britain`s Parliament under assault from a barrage of rockets, asking, "what if they were attacking your home?"

French PM defends ban on pro-Gaza rally after violence

France`s PM on Sunday defended a controversial decision to ban a pro-Palestinian demonstration in Paris that went ahead anyway and descended into violence.

Arab League condemns Israeli `war crimes` in Gaza`s Shejaiya

Arab League on Sunday lashed out at Israel for pounding Gaza`s Shejaiya district, accusing the Jewish state of "war crimes" and calling for an "immediate stop" to its offensive.

BJP `bending over backwards` to please Israel, US: CPI(M)

Accusing the govt of refusing to have a discussion in Rajya Sabha over the Israeli attacks in the Gaza strip, CPI(M) on Thursday said the BJP was "bending over backwards" to please Israel and the US.

National Conference condemns Israeli actions in Gaza

National Conference condemned the alleged atrocities and "war-crimes" being committed by Israeli forces in Gaza.

Demonstration outside Israeli Embassy, protesters clash with cops

Scores of protesters, who included students from JNU and several social activists, on Monday staged a protest outside the Israeli Embassy in Delhi demanding an end to Israel`s air strikes in Gaza.

Protests outside Israeli Embassy in Delhi over airstrikes in Gaza Strip

Scores of protesters, mostly students of Jawaharlal Nehru University had gathered outside the Israeli Embassy on Sunday to protest against Israel`s air strikes in the Gaza Strip.

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu expresses regret over Gaza deaths

Israel`s PM Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday expressed "regret" over the loss of civilian lives in the bombing of Gaza, while accusing Hamas of using Palestinian civilians as "human shields".

UN chief urges Israeli-Palestinian ceasefire

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council on Thursday that it is more urgent than ever to avoid another Israeli-Palestinian war.

Gaza dead reach 78 as Israelis hint at invasion

At least 78 Palestinians, most of them civilians, have been killed in Israel`s Gaza offensive, Palestinian officials said on Thursday as militants in the enclave kept up rocket attacks on Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and other cities.

Israeli jets raid southern Gaza Strip

Israeli fighter jets carried out a series of air raids on the Gaza Strip Friday, as Palestinian militants continued to fire rockets into Israel, security sources said.

Israeli official says 3 missing teens likely alive

Israel`s defence minister today said he believes the three Jewish seminary students who went missing in the West Bank were kidnapped by Palestinian militants and that the military is determined to rescue the teens.

Israeli strike wounds two Palestinian militants in Gaza

An Israeli air strike wounded two Palestinian militants in the southern Gaza Strip today, medical and security sources said.

Palestinian rocket aimed at Jerusalem for 1st time

Palestinian militants fired a rocket aimed at Jerusalem today, setting off air raid sirens throughout the city and opening a new front in three days of fierce fighting between Israel and armed groups in the Gaza Strip.

Israel trades fire with Gaza’s Islamic Jihad

Exchanges of fire are common between southern Israel and the Gaza strip under Hamas, but this is the worst in months.

Israeli PM warns freed Palestinian militants

Benjamin Netanyahu warned the freed Palestinian militants that they will be punished if they return to violence.