Gaza

  • Israel's killing sleeping children in Gaza universal shame: UN 9 hours 47 minutes ago

    Jerusalem: The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)on Wednesday condemned Israel's killing and injuring refugees, including children in their sleep and women in a UN designated shelter in Gaza, as a "serious violation of international law by Israeli forces" and as "a source...
  • 50 more killed as Israel shells Gaza, death toll hits 1,283 13 hours 7 minutes ago

    Gaza/Jerusalem: At least 50 Palestinians were killed today, including 20 at a UN school, in relentless Israeli bombardment in Gaza, a day after one of the bloodiest days in the fighting between Israel and Hamas, taking the death toll to 1,283. Israeli military shelled the UN school based in Gaza's...
  • 32 more killed as Israel shells Gaza, death toll hits 1,262 18 hours 47 minutes ago

    Jerusalem: At least 32 more people were killed early on Wednesday in Gaza in Israeli bombardment, a day after over 100 Palestinians died in one of the bloodiest days in the three-week conflict as deadly fighting raged unabated between Israel and Hamas and the death toll reached 1,262. Israeli military shelled...
  • News 360: Bangalore Police arrests 2 gym instructors in minor's rape Yesterday

    The Bangalore Police on Tuesday said that the six-year-old girl was gangraped in the school premises and arrested two gym instructors in the case. Bangalore Commissioner MN Reddi said, "This is a case of gangrape. The incident happened on July 3." ...
  • Hamas, Islamic Jihad 'ready for 24-hour truce': PLO Yesterday

    Gaza: The Palestinian leadership, along with Hamas and Islamic Jihad, are willing to observe a 24-hour ceasefire in the war-torn Gaza Strip, a senior PLO official said on Tuesday. "After extensive calls and consultations with the brothers in Hamas and Islamic Jihad, the Palestinian leadership announces on behalf of everyone the...
  • Israel strikes house of Hamas Gaza leader, digs in for long fight Yesterday

    Gaza:Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant, flattened the home of its Islamist Hamas political leader and pounded dozens of other high-profile targets in the enclave on Tuesday, with no end in sight to more than three weeks of conflict. Health officials said at least 30 Palestinians were killed in some...
  • Violent protests break out in Srinagar after Eid prayers, police use tear gas Yesterday

    Srinagar: Massive protests broke out in Srinagar soon after Eid prayers on Tuesday, with many shouting anti-Israel and pro-freedom slogans. Protesters in the Eidgah area clashed with police officers who used tear gas and lathicharged the demonstrators. Clashes also took place near the Masiuma area. Many separatists leaders had been...
  • Inside a Hamas tunnel: Watch Yesterday

    CNN's Wolf Blitzer takes us through the inside of a Hamas tunnel. The top priority of the Israel forces is to find and destroy the Hamas tunnels. The tunnel was about 2 miles long and 45 feet below ground. The Israeli forces have covered more than 30 tunnels in this...
  • Benjamin Netanyahu: Be ready for prolonged Gaza war Yesterday

    Gaza City: Signaling an escalation of Israel's Gaza operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis on Monday to be ready for a "prolonged" war, and the military warned Palestinians in three large neighborhoods to leave their homes and head immediately for Gaza City. In central Gaza City early on Tuesday, at...
  • Israel warns of long Gaza war as Palestinian fighters cross border Yesterday

    Gaza: A grim-faced Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday of a protracted war in Gaza, dashing any hopes of a swift end to the three-week conflict as Palestinian fighters launched an audacious cross-border raid. The Israeli army said five of its soldiers died in two separate incidents, including four...
  • US fuming over Israeli criticism of Kerry 2 days ago

    Washington: Obama administration officials are fuming over Israeli criticism of Secretary of State John Kerry's latest bid to secure a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas. In an unusually harsh language, officials say the criticism of Kerry could put the relationship between the US and Israel in jeopardy. They also say the...
  • Ban urges Israel, Hamas to build on Gaza lull 2 days ago

    United Nations: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday urged Israel and Hamas to build on a lull in fighting in Gaza to lay the groundwork for talks on a lasting peace. The appeal came a few hours after the UN Security Council called for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza during...
  • UN Security Council calls for Gaza ceasefire ahead of Eid 2 days ago

    United Nations: The UN Security Council has called for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas. The council adopted the presidential statement at an emergency meeting just after midnight on Monday as Muslims started celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday marking the end of the...
  • Fighting in Gaza abates, but truce hopes look fragile 2 days ago

    Gaza/Jerusalem: Fighting subsided in Gaza on Sunday after Hamas Islamist militants said they backed a 24-hour humanitarian truce, but there was no sign of any comprehensive deal to end their conflict with Israel. Hamas said it had endorsed a call by the United Nations for a pause in the fighting in...
  • Hamas uses people to protect its missiles: Israeli Prime Minister 3 days ago

    Washington: Defending the military strike inside Gaza, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday said that his country uses missiles to protect its people and alleged that Hamas uses people to protect its missiles. "We use missiles to protect our people. They (Hamas) use their people to protect their missiles," Netanyahu...
  • Ahead of Eid, Hamas agrees to 24-hour Gaza humanitarian truce 3 days ago

    Gaza: Hamas on Sunday belatedly said it has agreed to a 24-hour humanitarian truce, shortly after Israel announced a resumption of hostilities in Gaza following a day-long pause. "In response to the UN's intervention request to monitor the situation, it has been agreed between the resistance factions that a 24-hour humanitarian...
  • More fighting breaks out in Gaza after rockets hit Israel 3 days ago

    Gaza: A humanitarian truce in the Gaza Strip collapsed on Sunday after a barrage of rockets fired by Palestinian militants was met with fierce Israeli shelling, in a fresh setback to efforts to secure a permanent ceasefire. Israeli tanks and artillery army pounded targets along the coastal enclave, sending thick plumes...
  • Thousands ignore ban in Paris to protest Israeli offensive in Gaza 3 days ago

    Paris: Pro-Palestinian protesters clashed with police in central Paris on Saturday when thousands of marchers defied a ban by French authorities to rally against Israel's offensive in the Gaza Strip. French interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve warned organizers in a television address that they would be held responsible for any clashes and...
  • Israel extends Gaza ceasefire for 24 hours, Hamas rejects terms 3 days ago

    Gaza/Jerusalem: 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. Israeli ministers had signaled that a comprehensive deal to end the 20-day conflict with Hamas and its...
  • Gaza targets Israel after 12 hours of truce, fires rockets 4 days ago

    Jerusalem: Gaza Strip militants fired mortar rounds into Israel 12 hours after Saturday's start of a temporary truce Israel agreed to extend for another four hours, the army said. "Rockets have just been fired at Israel despite the humanitarian truce being extended" until 2100 GMT, army spokeswoman Avital Leibovich wrote earlier...
  • Gaza death toll spirals towards 1,000 amid 12-hour truce 4 days ago

    Gaza/Jerusalem: Gaza residents on Saturday used a 12-hour humanitarian truce agreed to by Israel and Hamas on a UN request to pull out several bodies from mounds of rubble and metal of bombed homes, as the Palestinian death toll climbed to nearly 1,000. With the temporary ceasefire on, Palestinians frantically scoured...
  • Israel, Gaza militants agree to a 12-hour truce 4 days ago

    Gaza: Israel and Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip have agreed to a UN-requested 12-hour humanitarian truce to begin on Saturday morning, and efforts to secure a long-term cease-fire moved ahead. Israel's military said it would hold fire starting at 8 am (0500 GMT) but would continue searching for tunnels...
  • 832 Palestinians killed in Gaza as violence hits West Bank 5 days ago

    Gaza/Jerusalem: Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip on Friday killed a top militant commander, two of his sons and a pregnant woman among others, taking the Palestinian toll to 832, as the 18-day conflict spread to the West Bank where largest anti-Israel protests in years turned violent. A spokesman for...
  • J&K: Protests held against Israel's Gaza incursion 5 days ago

    Srinagar: Protests were held in Srinagar on Friday against Israel's Gaza incursion. Police had to resort to tar gas shelling and also had to fire in the air. Kashmir has seen several protests against the killing of civilians in Gaza in the past few days. Shops in the area have...
  • Shelling of Gaza school kills at least 15; toll nears 800 5 days ago

    Gaza/Jerusalem: Gazan authorities said Israeli forces shelled a shelter at a UN-run school, killing at least 15 people, as the Palestinian death toll in the conflict reached 796 and attempts at a truce remained elusive. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed horror at the Thursday attack on the school at Beit...
  • At least 15 dead in Israeli shelling of Gaza school 6 days ago

    Gaza/Jerusalem: Israeli forces shelled a UN-run school sheltering Palestinians in the northern Gaza strip, the Gaza health ministry said on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and raising the conflict's death toll to nearly 750. Israel Radio said, without citing a source, that most of those killed at the United Nations...
  • International Red Cross: Hundred more families fled their home 6 days ago

    The international Red Cross said that fighting was briefly suspended in parts of Gaza, to allow ambulances to evacuate the wounded. Hundred more families fled their homes on Thursday. Many left on foot extremely desperate to find shelter. ...
  • John Kerry pushes for Gaza truce as death toll tops 700 6 days ago

    Jerusalem: The death toll in Gaza topped 700 on Thursday as Israeli tank fire before dawn killed 16 people in the Hamas-dominated coastal territory, including six members of the same family, Palestinian health officials said. The continued violence defied world efforts to achieve a ceasefire between Israel and the Islamist group...
  • India votes in support of UNHRC resolution on Gaza 1 week ago

    Geneva: India along with BRICS countries on Wednesday voted in support of a UN Human Rights Council resolution to launch a probe into Israel's offensive on Gaza. India joined Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa to vote for a Palestinian-drafted resolution on "Ensuring Respect for international law in The Occupied...
  • Israel keeps up Gaza assault; diplomats seek ceasefire 1 week ago

    Gaza: Israeli forces pounded multiple sites across the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, including the enclave's sole power plant, and said it was meeting stiff resistance from Hamas Islamists, as diplomats sought to end the bloodshed. In a blow to Israel's economy, US and European air carriers halted flights in and out...