Gaza

  • Normalcy restored in Gaza, will Gaza ceasefire hold August 28, 2014

    Normal life has resumed in Gaza after Israel and Hamas agreed to a ceasefire without a timeline. All Palestinian factions have signed up to it, which include an easing of the blockade and opening up of the border to humanitarian aids and also the extension of fishing to six miles...
  • Gaza conflict: Premature babies born due to stress of the conflict August 2, 2014

    Even as war continues new life is finding its way through. More and more babies are being born prematurely, due to the stress of the conflict. "We hope that his birth is a sign of good things, and the start of a new dawn," said a mother. ...
  • News 360: Bangalore Police arrests 2 gym instructors in minor's rape July 29, 2014

    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." ...
  • Inside a Hamas tunnel: Watch July 29, 2014

    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...
  • International Red Cross: Hundred more families fled their home July 24, 2014

    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. ...
  • US suspends flights to Israel following security concerns July 23, 2014

    US suspended all its airlines to Israel following security concerns, after reports of a rocket attack near the Airport at Tel Aviv. Israel on Tuesday stepped up its assault on the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, raising the Palestinian death toll to 604 in the 15-day conflict that has also left 29...
  • Israel accuses Hamas of violating ceasefire July 20, 2014

    Unrest mounts in Gaza, as Israel has now accused Hamas of violating the ceasefire. Fighting between the two sides is now centered in the town of Shajaia. The ceasefire was requested by Red Cross to allow Palestinian emergency medical workers to tend to the wounded and dead in Shaja'ia. Officials...
  • Israeli PM accuses Hamas militants of using civilians as human shields July 20, 2014

    The death toll in Gaza over 12 days has crossed 300. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Hamas militants of using civilians as human shields and said his troops did not want to harm a 'single innocent person'. But the UN has estimated that more than 70 per cent of...
  • News 360: 189 Dutch, 44 Malaysians killed on MH17 flight July 18, 2014

    There were 189 Dutch passengers among the 298 people on board the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that crashed in Ukraine on Thursday, the airline said in its latest update on Friday evening. Among the people of other nationalities on board were 44 Malaysians (including 15 crew members), 27 Australians, 12...
  • News 360: 6-year-old raped in Bangalore school, protests follow July 17, 2014

    In a horrific crime that shocked the nation, a 6-year-old girl was raped inside an international school's premises, allegedly by two staff members. The incident took place on July 2 and a complaint was filed by the child's parents on Tuesday. The school authorities have refused to take any responsibility...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 16, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Dry weather results in price rise of potatoes July 16, 2014

    Inflation is showing no sign of letting up as tomato prices have shot up in the metros. Deficient rains across the country have led to a fall in production which has squeezed supplies to cities. Tomato prices have touched a high of Rs 60 in many parts of Delhi, hurting...
  • Tensions continue to escalate between Israel and Hamas July 16, 2014

    CNN's Polo Sandoval tells us how tensions continue to escalate between Israel and Hamas. The death toll has now crossed over 190. Both sides are once again clashing after a cease-fire attempt failed. The people caught in the crossfire are preparing for more deadly fighting. ...
  • News 360: Centre strongly disapproves of Vaidik's meeting with Hafiz Saeed July 15, 2014

    With the increasing pressure from the opposition, the government has been forced to clarify its stand on yoga teacher Ramdev's close aide Ved Pratap Vaidik's meeting with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Lahore. The government has fielded its senior ministers in both the Houses of Parliament as the issue disrupted...
  • Gaza death toll climbs to 172; refugees take shelter in schools July 14, 2014

    Death toll from the airstikes in Gaza has mounted to 172 after Israeli ground troops entered the region. More than 1200 have been injured. UN officials have said that 17,000 refugees have taken shelter inside 20 schools in Gaza. Meanwhile, UK, US, France and Germany discuss an international push for...
  • Getting ready for every possible scenario, says Israeli Prime Minister July 13, 2014

    Hostilities between Israel and Gaza have escalated again, following the killings of three Israeli teenagers and one Palestinian teenager in last one week. The UN Security Council called for a ceasefire between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants on Saturday. But Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has stated that the ...
  • Will continue to resist Israel: Hamas chief November 25, 2012

    A fragile truce between Israel and Hamas appears to be holding. But Hamas' political chief Khaled Meshaal says they will continue to resist Israel, accusing Tel Aviv of rejecting peace. ...
  • Gaza: Families struggle between survival and their grief November 22, 2012

    A ceasefire between Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers took hold after eight days of conflict. ...
  • Ground report from Gaza as Israel-Hamas war enters day 6 November 21, 2012

    At least 111 people have already died in the week-long offensive. Israel is waiting on Egypt's truce efforts before making a move towards a ground invasion on Gaza. ...
  • Israel bombs Hamas TV office even as truce talks continue November 20, 2012

    The death toll in Gaza has reached 100 as fighting between Israel and Gaza-based militants from Hamas continues. ...
  • Watch: Explosion caught on camera in Gaza November 19, 2012

    Israeli aircraft struck crowded areas in the Gaza Strip and killed a senior militant with a missile strike on a media center on Monday. ...
  • Watch: Gaza Strip fight between Israel and Hamas November 19, 2012

    CNN's Anderson Cooper is reporting from Gaza. An explosion went off just he was giving us this update. ...
  • Now Iran plans to send aid ships to Gaza June 8, 2010

    The Iranian Red Crescent Society will send supplies to the blocked-off Gaza territory via Egypt. ...
  • No UN probe into raid of Turkish ship: Israel June 7, 2010

    Jerusalem: Israel on Sunday said no to a UN probe of its deadly raid on the Turkish aid ship, headed to Gaza, that left nine pro-Palestinian activists killed last Monday. But thankfully, there was no bloodshed when the Irish aid ship "Rachel Corrie" challenged Israel's blockade on Saturday, amid growing...
  • Israel deports activists on board the aid ship June 6, 2010

    On Saturday, Israeli navy had taken control of the second ship trying to deliver aid to Palestinians in Gaza. ...
  • Flotilla raid: Israel remains unapologetic June 1, 2010

    Israel's operation against aid ships in Gaza drew worldwide condemnation. However, Israel remains defiant. ...
  • Israel warns Turkey against sending navy June 1, 2010

    Israel has warned of tough action in case there are more attempts to break its three year blockade of Gaza. ...
  • Raid on ship an act of self-defence: Israel June 1, 2010

    A defiant Israel has released a video claiming its troops fired in self-defence that led to the killing of nine aid workers on a Gaza Strip-bound ship. But the world community is not convinced with the United Nations condemning the attack. ...
  • Mossad hand in Hamas man's murder in Dubai? February 18, 2010

    Mahmoud al Mabhouh, a top operative of the Islamist group Hamas believed to be smuggling arms to the Palestinians in Gaza, was killed during a strike carried out on January 20 in a plush Dubai hotel where Mabhouh had checked in. There is a lot of speculation on whether this...
  • Watch: Reconstruction of Gaza a far cry February 3, 2009

    Diplomats are working to make permanent the temporary ceasefires unilaterally declared by Hamas and Israel. Residents of Gaza are waiting to begin the process of reconstructing their shattered homes and towns. But as long as the border blockade remains in place, Gaza cannot rebuild, because the necessary materials can't enter the...