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Israel pummels Gaza amid new truce bid

Israel pummels Gaza amid new truce bid

Israel has pummelled Gaza for a 14th day, raising the Palestinian death toll to more than 570, as ceasefire efforts continue in Doha and Cairo. With air strikes and shelling…

David Cameron’s statement on Gaza

David Cameron’s statement on Gaza

Mr Speaker, let me now turn to the ongoing crisis in Israel and Gaza.  This crisis was triggered by Hamas raining hundreds of rockets on Israeli cities, indiscriminately targeting civilians…

Deaths as Israeli tanks shell Gaza hospital

Deaths as Israeli tanks shell Gaza hospital

Israeli tanks have shelled a hospital in the central Gaza Strip, killing at least five people and wounding another 70. Al Jazeera’s Stephanie Dekker, reporting from Gaza, said according to…

‘Tank shells were falling like hot raindrops’

‘Tank shells were falling like hot raindrops’

Mohammed Omer Shujayea, Gaza - Mahmoud al-Sheikh Khail, 36, one of the few survivors from Shujayea, stood nervously at the gates of al-Shifa hospital waiting for the next ambulance to arrive.…

Israel denies capture of soldier

Israel denies capture of soldier

Israel has denied that one of its soldiers had been captured by Hamas in overnight fighting, as the death toll in the Gaza Strip passed 500, the Gaza health ministry…

Gaza toll hits 247

Gaza toll hits 247

The death toll in Gaza hit 247 early on Friday as Israel pressed a ground offensive on the 11th day of a massive operation to stamp out militant rocket fire.…

Kabul airport under attack

Kabul airport under attack

A rapid response force had been sent to Kabul International Airport after an explosion followed by bursts of gunfire were heard near the facility in the Afghan capital. Smoke was seen rising above…

Tens of thousands flee from Gaza

Tens of thousands flee from Gaza

Tens of thousands of Palestinians have fled their homes, as Israel continued to press its offensive on the Gaza Strip. Air strikes that struck the enclave on Wednesday killed at…

Israeli cabinet approved Egyptian proposal

Israeli cabinet approved Egyptian proposal

Israel’s cabinet has accepted an Egyptian proposal for a ceasefire to end a week of conflict in Gaza that has killed 192 Palestinians, but the Palestinian group Hamas responded with suspicion. The…

Israeli strikes on Gaza enter seventh day

Israeli strikes on Gaza enter seventh day

Israel has hit the Gaza Strip with air strikes and artillery fire on the seventh day of its offensive and as diplomatic efforts to halt the bloodshed intensified. Aircraft struck…