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UN mulls sending international war crimes probe to Gaza

The United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council to meet Friday for deciding whether to send international war crimes investigators to probe the deadly shootings of Gaza protesters by Israeli forces.

Israel launches Gaza air strike

Israeli security forces stand next to the remains of a rocket that was fired from the Gaza Strip towards Israel on Friday, on the Israeli side of the border December 19, 2014. Photo: Reuters
Israeli security forces stand next to the remains of a rocket that was fired from the Gaza Strip towards Israel on Friday, on the Israeli side of the border December 19, 2014. Photo: Reuters
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Israel demolishes East Jerusalem home after synagogue attack

Relatives of Abdel-Rahman Shaloudi walk on rubble in his destroyed home in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Silwan November 19, 2014. Photo: Reuters
Relatives of Abdel-Rahman Shaloudi walk on rubble in his destroyed home in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Silwan November 19, 2014. Photo: Reuters
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Egypt calls for open-ended Gaza ceasefire

A Palestinian protester runs away from Israeli soldiers during clashes, following a protest against the Israeli military action in Gaza, in the West Bank city of Nablus on Friday, Aug 22, 2014. Photo: AP
A Palestinian protester runs away from Israeli soldiers during clashes, following a protest against the Israeli military action in Gaza, in the West Bank city of Nablus on Friday, Aug 22, 2014. Photo: AP
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Israel PM vows response to boy's death

An Israeli armoured personnel carrier (APC) manoeuvres near the border with Gaza Strip August 22. A mortar bomb fired from Gaza killed a four-year-old Israeli boy, in a border collective farm on Friday, Israeli security sources said, the first Israeli child killed in the conflict. Photo: Reuters
An Israeli armoured personnel carrier (APC) manoeuvres near the border with Gaza Strip August 22. A mortar bomb fired from Gaza killed a four-year-old Israeli boy, in a border collective farm on Friday, Israeli security...

Iraq militants kill 64 in attack on Sunni mosque

Iraqi premier-designate Haider al-Abadi meets with Pastor Farouk Yousuf in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. Al-Abadi has until Sept. 11 to submit a list of Cabinet members to parliament for approval. Religious and ethnic minorities have called upon him to assemble an all-inclusive government. Photo: AP
Iraqi premier-designate Haider al-Abadi meets with Pastor Farouk Yousuf in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, August 21, 2014. Al-Abadi has until Sept. 11 to submit a list of Cabinet members to...

May 18, 2018
May 18, 2018

UN mulls sending international war crimes probe to Gaza

The United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council to meet Friday for deciding whether to send international war crimes investigators to probe the deadly shootings of Gaza protesters by Israeli forces.

December 20, 2014
December 20, 2014

Israel launches Gaza air strike

Israeli security forces stand next to the remains of a rocket that was fired from the Gaza Strip towards Israel on Friday, on the Israeli side of the border December 19, 2014. Photo: Reuters
Israeli security forces stand next to the remains of a rocket that was fired from the Gaza Strip towards Israel on Friday, on the Israeli side of the border December 19, 2014. Photo: Reuters
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November 19, 2014
November 19, 2014

Israel demolishes East Jerusalem home after synagogue attack

Relatives of Abdel-Rahman Shaloudi walk on rubble in his destroyed home in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Silwan November 19, 2014. Photo: Reuters
Relatives of Abdel-Rahman Shaloudi walk on rubble in his destroyed home in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Silwan November 19, 2014. Photo: Reuters
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August 29, 2014
August 29, 2014

Hamas caused prolonged war: Mahmoud Abbas

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas gestures during a meeting with Palestinian leadership in the West Bank city of Ramallah August 26, 2014. Photo: Reuters
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas gestures during a meeting with Palestinian leadership in the West Bank city of Ramallah August 26, 2014. Photo: Reuters
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August 29, 2014
August 29, 2014

Aid flows into Gaza after truce

Members of two Palestinian families walk next to a fire amid destroyed homes on their block in Shejaiya on Wednesday. Shejaiya was one of the hardest hit neighborhoods in fighting between Hamas militants and Israel during the 50 days of fighting. The fire was set by the home owners in an effort to keep mosquitoes away from their shattered homes which have no water or electricity. Photo: AFP
Members of two Palestinian families walk next to a fire amid destroyed homes on their block in Shejaiya...

August 27, 2014
August 27, 2014

Long-term Gaza truce takes hold

Palestinians inspect the remains of Al-Basha, a building that was destroyed by an Israeli air strike in Gaza City, yesterday.  Photo: AFP
Palestinians inspect the remains of Al-Basha, a building that was destroyed by an Israeli air strike in Gaza City, yesterday. Photo: AFP
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August 27, 2014
August 27, 2014

The rubble bucket challenge

A Palestinian man flash the sign of victory through the shatered front window of his battered car as he makes his way through an intersection in Gaza City where people gather to celebrate the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, yesterday. Photo: AFP
A Palestinian man flash the sign of victory through the shatered front window of his battered car as he makes his way through an intersection in Gaza City where people gather to celebrate the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, yesterday....

August 26, 2014
August 26, 2014

Israel destroys 2 Gaza high-rises in escalation

A Palestinian girl holding her sister walks through debris near remains of a mosque, which witnesses said was hit by an Israeli air strike, in Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip August 25, 2014. Photo: Reuters
A Palestinian girl holding her sister walks through debris near remains of a mosque, which witnesses said was hit by an Israeli air strike, in Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip August 25, 2014. Photo: Reuters
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August 26, 2014
August 26, 2014

Stop bloodshed, end occupation

A Palestinian walks on the rubble of a mosque that was partially damaged by an Israeli airstrike yesterday in Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip. Photo: AFP
A Palestinian walks on the rubble of a mosque that was partially damaged by an Israeli airstrike yesterday in Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip. Photo: AFP
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August 25, 2014
August 25, 2014

Israel warns of long war

A ball of fire rises from a multi-storey building following an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on Saturday.  Photo: AFP
A ball of fire rises from a multi-storey building following an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on Saturday. Photo: AFP
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