Israeli air strikes kill two Palestinians, 20 wounded

Israeli air strikes launched before dawn on Tuesday killed two Palestinians and destroyed much of one of Gaza`s tallest apartment and office buildings, setting off huge explosions and wounding 20, Palestinian officials said.

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.

Israel destroys second largest residential tower in Gaza

A series of powerful explosions wrecked the northern part of Gaza City after Israeli war jets struck a 14-floor residential tower with four heavy missiles, a TV report said Monday.

Israeli offensive kills 15 Gazans

Israel`s military offensive on the Gaza Strip killed 15 Palestinians Monday, including a local journalist, while wounding dozens of others, authorities said.

4 killed in Israeli air strikes on 49th day of Gaza war

Intensifying its military offensive in Gaza, Israel on Monday pounded Hamas targets in the coastal strip with air strikes and tanks, killing at least four Palestinians on the 49th day of the war which has left nearly 2,200 people dead.

Egypt proposes new Gaza ceasefire: Palestinian official

Egyptian mediators have proposed a new ceasefire in Gaza that would open the blockaded enclave`s crossings and allow in aid and reconstruction materials, a senior Palestinian official said Monday.

Two Palestinians killed in Israeli air raid in Gaza: Medics

An Israeli air raid in Gaza left two Palestinians dead overnight, taking the number of killed Palestinians in the seven-week conflict to 2,122, Palestinian sources said.

Gaza crisis: As it happened

Even as Egypt and UN have been urging both the warring sides to return to the negotiating table, Israel and Gaza have continued escalating the cross-border fire that has entered Day 49 today.

Air strikes pound Gaza as Israel presses offensive

Israeli air strikes pounded Gaza Sunday, killing at least 16 people, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the bloody offensive would continue as long as necessary.

Palestinian president prepares new UN appeal

Ramallah: Aides to the Palestinian president say he is preparing a new appeal to the international community to order Israel to end its occupation of lands captured in the 1967 Mideast war.

Nine killed in Israeli air strikes as Egypt urges talks

Nine Palestinians, including four children, were killed in Israeli air strikes in Gaza on Sunday as the war entered its 47th day even as Egypt invited both sides to accept a fresh ceasefire to continue negotiations after the collapse of an earlier truce this week.

Iran says it downed Israeli drone over nuclear site

Iran`s elite Revolutionary Guard said it has brought down an Israeli stealth drone above the Natanz uranium enrichment site in the centre of the country.

Gaza operation to last as long as it takes: Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that his Gaza offensive would continue as long as necessary, a day after an Egyptian call for a ceasefire and new truce talks.

Gaza dead bodies `caught moving`! Hamas waging a propaganda war?

In what raises questions at the lofty Palestinian death toll in recent cross-border violence, a video emerged that showed dead bodies, presumably killed in Israeli strikes, moving beneath the white shrouds.

Five rockets fired from Syria into Israeli-held Golan: Army

Rocket fire from Syria slammed into the Israeli-occupied sector of the Golan Heights Sunday but there were no reports of casualties.

Israel air strike kills two in Gaza after Egypt calls talks

An Israeli air strike killed two Palestinians in Gaza Sunday as militants kept up rocket fire, a day after an Egyptian call for an open-ended ceasefire to enable new truce talks.

Israeli PM says Gaza operation to last as long as it takes

In the latest attack in Gaza, Israeli strikes have toppled a 7-storey Zourab building that reportedly housed the Hamas-run Interior Ministry, reports said Sunday.

UNICEF urges all parties to protect children in Gaza

The United Nations Children `s Fund (UNICEF) Saturday called on all parties to the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict to protect children in Gaza, where nearly 500 kids have died over the last month.

Israeli airstrike hits Gaza City apartment tower

Gaza City: Palestinian police said Israeli warplanes have fired two missiles at an apartment tower in central Gaza City, sending a huge ball of fire and a black cloud of smoke into the air.

Hamas executes four more in Gaza in warning to spies

Hamas on Saturday continued with its summary executions of "collaborators" and publicly killed four more Palestinians suspected of spying for Israel, following the targeted assassination of three of its top commanders earlier in the week.

Israel strikes kill 9 in Gaza as Egypt readies talks

Israel kept up the pressure on Hamas in Gaza Saturday, with scores of air strikes killing nine Palestinians, mostly women and children, as Egypt urged a truce and new talks.

Profile of Israeli tourists visiting India is changing: Envoy

The profile of Israeli tourists visiting India is changing and more families from the country are arriving here, Israel`s Mumbai Consul General David Akov said here on Saturday.

Terror world is facing now, Israel saw years ago: Diplomat

The terror which Israel had to face 30-40 years ago, India, the US and Europe are confronted with now, Israel`s Mumbai consul general David Akov said.

Hamas signs Palestinian application for ICC membership

Hamas has signed a proposal for the Palestinians to apply to join the International Criminal Court at which legal action could be taken against Israel, a senior official of the Islamist movement said Saturday.

Israeli aircraft bomb Gaza, five Palestinians killed

Israeli aircraft bombed the Gaza Strip on Saturday and Palestinian militants fired rockets at the Jewish state, the military said, with no end in sight to the deadliest violence between the sides in years.

Hamas leader Khaled Meshal admits to killing of 3 Israeli teens that sparked Gaza conflict

Hamas political leader Khaled Meshal has admitted that the members of his organisation killed three Israeli teenagers who were abducted in June this year, as per reports on Saturday.

Hamas attack kills boy in Israel

Jerusalem: A four-year-old boy was killed Friday evening by a mortar attack on southern Israel by Hamas, authorities said.

Three Palestinians killed in Israel attack on Gaza: Medics

Three Palestinians were killed by an Israeli air strike on central Gaza, medical officials said Saturday, as the bloody conflict between Hamas and Israel entered its 47th day.

Abbas, Hamas chief hold second day of talks in Qatar

Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas and exiled Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal held a second day of talks in Qatar, a Palestinian source told a news agency.

Hamas executes 18 informers for Israel as fighting continues

Israel pressed ahead with its offensive against Hamas in Gaza, killing at least four Palestinians, even as the militant group executed 18 suspected informers for the Jewish state following the killing of its three top commanders.