Israel says to join Cairo truce talks Tuesday

 Israel said on Sunday it would send a delegation to attend indirect Gaza truce talks with Hamas in Cairo next week, although a minister said they would likely achieve nothing. 

Gaza ceasefire has `collapsed`: Chief Palestinian negotiator

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.

Hamas says chances of Gaza truce deal `evaporating`

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.

Gaza truce extended for 24 hours

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.

Israel withdraws troops, 72-hour Gaza truce begins

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.

Palestinians give Egypt mediators Gaza truce demands

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.

France hosts international meet for Gaza truce

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.

Israel and Hamas declare 12-hour Gaza truce

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.

Gaza conflict: Israel and Hamas agree to a 12-hour ceasefire

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.

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

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".

Arab League calls on `all parties` to back Egypt-proposed Gaza truce

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.

Gaza truce takes hold; new era in Hamas-Israel ties?

Gazan streets were packed with the merry-makers jubilant over the news of ceasefire yesterday night.

UN chief in Cairo for truce negotiations as Gaza death toll shoots up

UN Chief Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday arrived in Cairo to help broker a ceasefire in the violence-stricken Gaza strip by supporting Egyptian-led efforts to strike peace between Israel and the Palestinian militants.