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Gaza <font color=red>LIVE:</font> `Hamas military chief targeted in Israeli air strikes`

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 10:38

Heavy fighting resumed between Israel and Hamas resulting in casualties on Wednesday after the failure of talks in Cairo.

Hamas denies launching rockets into Israel

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 00:56

The Islamist Hamas movement denied Tuesday firing four rockets from the Gaza Strip into Israel.

Israel resumes Gaza strikes in response to rocket fire, recalls negotiators from Cairo

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 19:23

Even as the negotiators from both the sides struggled to make last-ditch efforts to agree on a longer-term truce, the extended ceasefire was violated as Israel reported that three rockets were fired from Gaza on Tuesday.

Abbas to meet Qatar emir, Hamas`s Meshaal in Doha Thursday

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 16:04

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas will travel to Doha on Wednesday and hold talks the next day with the emir of Qatar and Hamas exiled leader Khaled Meshaal, the Palestinian ambassador in Qatar said.

Gaza crisis: Israel, Palestine resume talks as ceasefire extended for 24 hours

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 14:45

Shortly after the 24-hour extension of truce in Gaza Strip, the indirect talks between Israel and Palestine resumed to reach upon a deal that could put an end to the violence that started last month.

Sides in Gaza talks dig in as ceasefire end looms

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 21:16

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators in Egypt-mediated Gaza truce talks hardened their positions on Monday ahead of the expiration of a five-day ceasefire.

Donor conference in Cairo once lasting Gaza truce: Norway

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 15:15

International donors will meet in Cairo to pledge funds for the reconstruction of Gaza as soon as a lasting ceasefire is reached between Israel and the Palestinians, Norway announced today.

Gaza death toll rises above 2,000: Health Ministry

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 14:56

The death toll in the war-torn Gaza Strip rose above 2,000 on Monday, the health ministry said as more people injured in over a month of fighting with the Israelis succumbed to their wounds.

Israel`s Netanyahu warns Hamas as 5-day Gaza truce to expire today

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 10:59

With Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu making it clear that there would be no Gaza deal without ensuring Israel`s security, questions loom on the future of truce talks in Cairo as a five-day ceasefire is set to expire on Monday.

No Gaza deal without `clear answer` to Israel security needs: PM

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 16:49

Israel will not agree to any long-term ceasefire in Gaza at indirect talks in Cairo unless its security needs are clearly met, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday. 

Israeli gunboats open fire at Gaza fishermen

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 16:39

Palestinian sources said the Israeli gunboats opened fire at the ships without previous warning, but no damage or injuries were reported, MENA news agency reported. 

Showers dry up as water shortages add to Gaza misery

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 13:12

Feriel al-Zaaneen hasn`t had a shower in more than a month. Like thousands of Palestinians, she does not have enough water to wash, adding to the miseries of life in war-battered Gaza.