Thursday, December 18
Strains between Israel and parts of Europe intensified on Wednesday when the European Union’s second-highest court reversed the bloc’s designation of the militant Palestinian group Hamas as a terrorist organization.
Sunday, August 24
Israeli airstrikes killed three top commanders of Hamas’s armed wing in Gaza on Thursday, dealing the most significant blow to the group’s military leadership in six weeks of fighting.
Wednesday, August 13
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.
Tuesday, August 05
Israel pulled its ground forces out of the Gaza Strip on Tuesday and started a 72-hour ceasefire with Hamas mediated by Egypt as a first step towards negotiations on a more enduring end to the month-old war.
Friday, August 01
Israeli shelling near the southern Gaza town of Rafah killed at least 40 people on Friday, the local hospital said, as a ceasefire that went into effect only hours earlier crumbled.
Thursday, July 31
Stepping up its offensive in Gaza, Israel has mobilised another 16,000 reservists to widen its 24-day military campaign against Hamas militants that has claimed more than 1,360 Palestinian lives, mostly civilians.
Tuesday, July 29
Israel will press its air and ground offensive in the Gaza Strip, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday, preparing his country for a longer and bloodier campaign and dashing hopes that the three-week-old conflict would end soon.
Monday, July 28
With more than 1,000 people killed in the Israel-Hamas conflict, the U.N. Security Council held an emergency meeting in New York early Monday and announced "strong support ... for an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in Gaza.
Friday, July 25
GAZA CITY — It was one of the worst scenes so far in a war that has put civilians in the cross hairs.
Wednesday, July 16
Israel has accepted an Egyptian proposal for a cease-fire with Hamas. But with the militant group rejecting the gesture outright, there may be little hope of seeing an end to the near constant exchange of fire that has so far killed more than 190 Palestinians in Gaza.