ANKARA: Israel decided Friday to pull some of its diplomatic staff out of Turkey in the wake of violent protests targeting the buildings of its embassy and consulate in Ankara and Istanbul, an embassy
GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: The death toll in Gaza hit 265 on Friday as Israel pressed a ground offensive on the 11th day of an assault aimed at stamping out rocket fire, medics said.
JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Friday he had ordered the military to prepare for a possible significant expansion of the ground operation against Gaza militants.
CAIRO: Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas was to head to Turkey on Friday to push a cease-fire in Gaza after Egyptian-mediated negotiations stalled and Israel launched a ground operation.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip: Israeli troops pushed deeper into Gaza on Friday to destroy rocket launching sites and tunnels, firing volleys of tank shells and clashing with Palestinian fighters in a high-st
GAZA/JERUSALEM: Israel stepped up its land offensive in Gaza with artillery, tanks and gunboats on Friday and declared it could “significantly widen” an operation Palestinian officials said was killin
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip: The heavy thud of tank shells, often just seconds apart, echoed across the Gaza Strip early Friday as thousands of Israeli soldiers launched a ground invasion, escalating a 10-d
GAZA CITY: Gaza residents crowded banks, vegetable markets and shops Thursday, taking advantage of a brief cease-fire that offered the first respite from 10 days of fierce fighting between Hamas and I
ISTANBUL: Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday launched his most bitter attack yet against Israel over its air campaign against the Gaza Strip, accusing it of trying to carry out a
LONDON: Israel’s retaliatory airstrikes on Gaza have been “deliberately disproportionate” and amount to “collective punishment,” Britain’s Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said on Thursday, in unusual
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