Fresh Israeli shelling kills 10 in Gaza UN school

2014-08-03 19:12:02

A fresh Israeli shelling hit the UN school in southern Gaza city Rafah on Sunday morning, killing 10 Palestinians, Ministry of Health spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra told Xinhua.

Gaza truce falls apart in hours

2014-08-02 08:12:42

Only hours into the newly - reached UN-sponsored three-day humanitarian truce, bombings, rocket firings and killings returned to the conflict-torn Gaza Strip on Friday, putting the hard-earned cease-fire on the line.

Israel military says 72-hour truce over, one soldier feared captured

2014-08-01 20:36:00

The Israeli military said on Friday a US/UN backed Gaza ceasefire that went into effect earlier on Friday is over while military operations continued on the ground.

Israeli airstrike kills 8 Palestinians in Gaza

2014-08-01 10:09:22

An Israeli airstrike killed on early Friday eight Palestinians in the Gaza city of Khanyounis, medical sources said.

Israel, Hamas agree on 72-hr Gaza ceasefire

2014-08-01 06:51:40

Israel and Islamist militant group Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour ceasefire in their conflict in the Gaza Strip starting on Friday.

No cease-fire without destruction of tunnels: Israeli PM

2014-07-31 20:35:52

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saidon Thursdaythat Israel will continue to uproot underground tunnels in Gaza regardless of any possible cease-fire agreement.

Eighty Chinese nationals to be evacuated from Libya

2014-07-31 20:13:58

Eighty Chinese nationals were among the dozens of people to be evacuated from Libya by a Greek navy frigate during an operation which was underway on Thursday and was due to be finished by Friday, Greek government sources told Xinhua.

Israel to summon 16,000 more reserve troops

2014-07-31 16:19:44

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) was instructed to summon 16,000 more reserve soldiers amid the ongoing operation in the Gaza Strip.

UN officials urge end of fighting in Gaza

2014-07-31 11:16:16

A top UN official called on Wednesday for the ending of fighting in Gaza after a second UN school was hit by Israeli airstrike that killed at least 16 people earlier in the day.

Palestinian president declares Gaza disaster area

2014-07-31 10:16:30

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas urges UN to assume responsibility and take necessary measures to declare Gaza as a disaster area.

Carnage at UN school as Israel pounds Gaza Strip

2014-07-31 07:02:07

Israeli shelling killed at least 15 Palestinians sheltering in a UN-run school and another 17 near a street market on Wednesday.

Iran's leader says Israel commits 'genocide' in Gaza

2014-07-29 17:22:07

Israel has committed "genocide" in Gaza Strip, Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said here on Tuesday.