Category Archives: GAZA CRISIS

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Gaza ceasefire ends amid fresh fighting

A truce between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza has ended amid fresh air strikes which Israel says were countering rocket fire. Palestinian group Hamas said the wife and child…

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Gaza ceasefire extended by a day

The Gaza ceasefire has been extended for a further 24 hours after talks in Cairo, Palestinian and Israeli officials have told the BBC. The previous ceasefire came into effect last…

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Egypt presents proposal to end Gaza war

Egypt presented a proposed cease-fire to Israel and Hamas aimed at ending the monthlong war, Palestinian officials said early Wednesday after negotiators huddled for a second day of Egyptian-mediated talks…

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7-year-old Gaza closure key in Israel-Hamas talks

Mohammed al-Telbani lost his life’s work when Israeli shells repeatedly slammed into his four-story snack and cookie factory during the Gaza war, finally sparking a fire that engulfed vats of…

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Three-day Gaza ceasefire begins

A three-day truce has come into effect between Israel and the Palestinians in Gaza, after a day of intense diplomacy. It is hoped the latest truce, which came into effect…

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Fresh fears for Gaza talks in Egypt

Talks in Cairo aimed at securing a fresh ceasefire in Gaza are under renewed strain, with both sides in the conflict issuing warnings. Palestinian negotiators said they would leave on…

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Israel air strikes resume in Gaza

Israel says it has resumed air strikes in Gaza after Palestinian militants fired rockets following the end of a three-day truce on Friday morning. The Israeli army called the renewed…

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Netanyahu: Israel can lose on public relations but not security

Every Palestinian civilian’s death costs Israel in its fight for world opinion but the Jewish state must not cede its security for the sake of public relations, Israeli Prime Minister…

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Hamas ceasefire stalls as conflict continues

A 24-hour ceasefire announced by Hamas in Gaza appears to be stalling, with both Palestinian militants and Israel continuing their offensives. Hamas fired more rockets into Israel, accusing it of…

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Losing support from abroad, Netanyahu finds a wealth of backing at home

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel is stuck between mounting international outcry over civilian casualties from his assault on the Gaza Strip and intensifying calls at home to finish the…