| Aug 16, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Hamas rejected on Saturday as insufficient offers made in Cairo to Palestinian negotiators seeking to end Israel's offensive in the Gaza Strip, and raised the possibility of renewed fighting when the current truce expires.
Israel said it had also not...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 10:57 AM
Talks to end a month-long war between Israel and Gaza militants are "difficult", Palestinian delegates said on Tuesday, while Israeli officials said no progress had been made so far and fighting could soon resume.
As a 72-hour ceasefire held for a...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 5:53 PM
As a three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip held Monday, Israeli negotiators returned to Cairo for talks with Egyptian officials and indirect discussions with Palestinian militants about a permanent truce and long-term arrangements.
There were reports...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 6:28 PM
Israel and Palestinian militants agreed to a new 72-hour cease-fire beginning at midnight Sunday, and an Israeli delegation was expected to travel to Cairo on Monday if it held in its first hours.
True to form, rocket fire aimed at Israel from the...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Israel and the Palestinians renewed a truce that had largely tempered a five-week-old war, but the deal got off to a shaky start on Thursday with rockets from Gaza slamming into Israel and Israel retaliating with air strikes.
Hamas, which denied...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:35 AM
After a shaky start, a new temporary truce in the Gaza Strip appeared to be holding Thursday.
The two sides, which have been holding indirect talks in Cairo, agreed late Wednesday to a five-day cease-fire, according to Palestinian negotiators and the...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:29 PM
An Israeli air strike in Gaza killed the wife and infant son of Hamas's military leader, Mohammed Deif, the group said, calling it an attempt to assassinate him after a ceasefire collapsed.
Palestinians launched more than 180 rockets on Tuesday and...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:53 AM
Delegaciones de Israel y los palestinos iniciaron el lunes otra ronda de negociaciones en El Cairo en un intento por terminar el conflicto en la Franja de Gaza y poner fin al bloqueo sobre el enclave costero, en momentos en que los bandos parecían...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 5:20 AM
The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Thursday, Aug. 14:
Egypt, the heart of the Arab world, could and should be a major player today in finding resolution to all of the chaos and violence in the Middle East today. Instead, it...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 7:33 AM
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday any deal on Gaza's future had to meet Israel's security needs, warning Hamas it faced "harsh strikes" if it resumed firing into the Jewish state.
With a five-day ceasefire due to expire late Monday,...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:16 PM
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A mortar bomb fired from Gaza killed a four-year-old Israeli child in a border collective farm on Friday, Israeli security sources said.
The boy would be the fourth civilian in Israel to be killed in an attack from the coastal...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 2:50 PM
JERUSALEM Israel and Hamas agreed Sunday on a new 72-hour ceasefire to halt hostilities in the Gaza Strip while Egyptian-mediated talks proceed on a long-term truce.
A senior Israeli official said Israel agreed to hold fire from midnight Sunday and would...