Israel on Tuesday bombed several mosques, a hospital and a stadium in Hamas-ruled Gaza even as international efforts intensified to broker a ceasefire to end the 15-day conflict that has killed 620 Palestinians and 29 Israelis. As the death toll mounted, the US and the UN appealed to both sides to end the hostilities that has […]
Asserting that India’s policy on Palestine issue remains unchanged, government on Monday refused to take sides over the Gaza conflict as it said Israel and Palestine should have peace talks and forestalled a resolution in Rajya Sabha which was demanded by the opposition.
The 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. More than 60 Palestinians were killed on Sunday as Israeli forces bombarded Shejaiya, sending thousands fleeing in the deadliest assault on the Palestinian enclave in five […]
Fresh Israeli air strikes killed 11 people in Gaza on Saturday, hiking the death toll above 300 as UN chief Ban Ki-moon headed to the region to bolster truce efforts.The new peace push came as Israel’s campaign against the besieged Palestinian territory entered day 12 in the bloodiest conflict for several years, and the Jewish […]
Israel has launched its first massive ground offensive in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip in five years, after 10 days of bombardment from the air and sea killed nearly 260 Palestinians but failed to stop the militants’ rocket attacks on the Jewish state.In a dramatic escalation of the conflict, Israeli forces backed by artillery and air […]
Israel and Hamas on Thursday agreed to a five-hour ceasefire on humanitarian grounds at UN’s request after nine days of intense fighting in Gaza that has claimed 226 Palestinian lives, as hectic parleys were on in the region to broker a permanent truce.
New Israeli air strikes in Gaza early on Wednesday killed several people, medics said, bringing the death toll from Israel’s operation in the besieged Palestinian territory to 202. A strike on a house in the southern city of Rafah killed two men, emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra told, and a separate raid killed a young man […]
US Secretary of State John Kerry is to visit Egypt on Tuesday as pressure piles on Israel and Hamas to end a week-long conflict in Gaza, Egyptian state media reported. The US top diplomat telephoned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday to renew an offer to help broker a halt to fighting that has killed […]