Gaza ceasefire

Palestinians meet in Cairo amid rift clouding Gaza truce chances

Palestinian factions met in Cairo on Wednesday for two days of talks aimed at mending a rift that could threaten Egyptian-mediated negotiations to turn the Gaza ceasefire into a lasting truce.

Sep 24, 2014, 15:01 PM IST

Gaza ceasefire indirect talks to resume in Egypt

Indirect talks between Israelis and Palestinians on consolidating the Gaza truce are set to resume in Cairo Wednesday, two days after new reconciliation negotiations between Fatah and Hamas, officials said.

Sep 21, 2014, 02:05 AM IST

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.

Aug 25, 2014, 17:02 PM IST

European push for new UN resolution on Gaza

Britain, France and Germany have launched a fresh bid at the UN to end six weeks of violence in Gaza, after Israeli warplanes killed three top Hamas commanders, inflicting a heavy blow on the movement`s armed wing.

Aug 22, 2014, 09:22 AM IST

Tel Aviv flights working normally despite Hamas threat

All flights were operating normally at Israel`s Ben Gurion international airport near Tel Aviv early Thursday despite a warning issued by Hamas`s armed wing in Gaza, officials said. 

Aug 21, 2014, 12:31 PM IST

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.

Aug 20, 2014, 04:48 AM IST

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.

Aug 19, 2014, 02:47 AM IST

Israel warns on security as Gaza truce talks resume

Israel warned Sunday it would refuse any long-term truce deal that failed to satisfy its security needs as Gaza ceasefire talks resumed in Cairo. 

Aug 18, 2014, 01:28 AM IST

Talks on ending Gaza war "difficult", but truce holds

Talks to end a month-long war between Israel and Gaza militants are "difficult", Palestinian delegates said on Tuesday, while Israeli officials said no progress had been made so far and fighting could soon resume.

Aug 12, 2014, 23:29 PM IST

Israeli delegation arrives in Cairo for truce talks

An Israeli delegation Thursday arrived in Cairo to continue negotiations with Palestine on the Gaza truce.

Aug 07, 2014, 12:42 PM IST

Barack Obama backs Mideast truce efforts, seeks easing of Gaza isolation

President Barack Obama on Wednesday backed Egyptian efforts to broker a durable Israel-Hamas ceasefire in Gaza but also called for a longer-term solution that provides for Israeli security while offering Gaza residents hope they will not remain "permanently closed off from the world."

Aug 07, 2014, 09:53 AM IST

US asks Israel, Hamas to show restraint during ceasefire

Strongly supporting the humanitarian ceasefire announced in Gaza Friday, the US appealed to Israel and Hamas to act with restraint during the truce period and to abide by their commitments.

Aug 01, 2014, 12:28 PM IST

Israel extends Gaza ceasefire for 24 hours, Hamas rejects terms

Israel extended a humanitarian ceasefire in the Gaza Strip for another 24 hours, but Hamas, which dominates the coastal enclave, said it would only accept the truce if Israeli troops left the territory.

Jul 27, 2014, 10:19 AM IST

UN Security Council calls for Gaza ceasefire

The UN Security Council urged Israel and Hamas on Saturday to end their hostilities in Gaza, calling on both sides to respect "international humanitarian laws" and stop the loss of life.

Jul 12, 2014, 23:49 PM IST

Hamas, Israel to announce Gaza ceasefire?

Palestinian militant group Hamas is due to announce a ceasefire with Israel, the BBC reported on Friday.

Jul 04, 2014, 11:19 AM IST