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$5.4 Billion Pledged to Help Rebuild Gaza Strip

An international donors' conference convened in Cairo on Sunday and promised Palestinians billions of dollars in a bid to help rebuild the Gaza Strip following last summer's deadly conflict between Hamas and Israel.

13 Oct 2014,

Israeli Airstrikes Kill 3 Top Hamas Commanders in Gaza Strip

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.

24 Aug 2014,

Talks on Ending Gaza War 'Difficult', But Truce Holds

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.

13 Aug 2014,

Israel Withdraws Troops, 72-Hour Gaza Truce Begins

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.

05 Aug 2014,

30 Injured in Gaza Attack During Humanitarian Cease-Fire

Israeli forces struck a Gaza beach camp after the start of a seven-hour “temporary humanitarian window” Monday, with the attack injuring 30 relatives, the Palestinian health ministry said.

04 Aug 2014,

Israel Scales Back Forces in Gaza

But Israel Pulls Out of Cease-Fire Talks, Says Offensive May Continue Beyond Tunnel Mission

03 Aug 2014,

At Least 40 Dead in Israeli Shelling in Gaza Strip: Hospital

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.

01 Aug 2014,

Israel Calls Up Another 16,000 Reserves

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.

31 Jul 2014,

Netanyahu Warns Israel to Prepare for Long Gaza Conflict, as at Least 10 More Are Killed

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.

29 Jul 2014,

U.N. Security Council Calls for Immediate Cease-Fire in Gaza

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.

28 Jul 2014,

At Least 16 Killed in Attack on Gaza School, Sparking Massive Protests in West Bank

GAZA CITY — It was one of the worst scenes so far in a war that has put civilians in the cross hairs.

25 Jul 2014,

Kerry Pushes Cease-Fire for Gaza Strip as Israeli Soldier Reported Missing

Diplomatic efforts to halt violence in the Gaza Strip intensified Tuesday as Secretary of State John Kerry and Egypt's Foreign Minister made a new push for a cease-fire, while the Israeli army confirmed that one of its soldiers was missing after a deadly battle earlier this week.

23 Jul 2014,

Death Toll Rises in Gaza as Israel Opens ‘Gate Of Hell’

The first major ground battle in two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting exacted a steep price Sunday: It killed 65 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers and forced thousands of terrified Palestinian civilians to flee their neighborhood, reportedly used to launch rockets at Israel and now devastated by the fighting.

22 Jul 2014,

Israel Launches Large-Scale Ground Operation in Gaza Strip

The Israeli military reportedly sent thousands of troops into the Gaza Strip Thursday as part of a large-scale ground operation aimed at destroying underground tunnels and other "terror infrastructure" used by Hamas to target the Jewish State.

18 Jul 2014,

How Did This Happen? Iraq, Syria, Israel, Gaza and Libya All in Flames

Each day, they live in fear.

16 Jul 2014,

Israel Accepts Egyptian Proposal for Cease-Fire; Hamas Rejects It

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.

16 Jul 2014,

Thousands of Palestinians Flee Northern Gaza Strip

Thousands of Palestinian residents of the northern Gaza Strip fled their homes on Sunday and sought safety in U.N. shelters, heeding warnings from the Israeli military about impending plans to bomb the area in the sixth day of an offensive against Hamas that has killed more than 160 people.

14 Jul 2014,

More Rockets Into Israel After Israeli Troops Enter Gaza

Hamas continued to launch rockets into Israel today -- even after the Israeli military said ground troops entered northern Gaza to take out a number of missile launch sites.

13 Jul 2014,

Hamas Fires Rockets Amid Israeli Air Strikes on Gaza

Palestinian militants have fired more rockets at Israeli cities and Israel carried out dozens of air raids on Gaza overnight, as hostilities intensified.

09 Jul 2014,