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Israeli shelling of Shujaiyya market kills 17 despite ceasefire

Israeli shelling of Shujaiyya market kills 17 despite ceasefireDespite a four-hour humanitarian ceasefire that began at 3:00 p.m., Israeli forces on Wednesday afternoon shelled a market in Shujaiyya as well as number of homes across the Gaza Strip, killing at least 35.

Bolivia declares Israel a terrorist state

Bolivia declares Israel a terrorist stateBolivia on Wednesday renounced a visa exemption agreement with Israel in protest over its offensive in Gaza, and declared it a terrorist state.

Analysis: It is not just an Israeli war on Gaza

Analysis: It is not just an Israeli war on GazaTo some, US secretary of state John Kerry may have appeared to be a genuine peacemaker as he floated around ideas during a Cairo visit on 25 July about a ceasefire between Israel and resisting Palestinian fighters in Gaza.

Electricity in Gaza City down to 2 hours a day, central Gaza at 0

Electricity in Gaza City down to 2 hours a day, central Gaza at 0The United Nations said on Tuesday that electricity availability across the Gaza Strip had dropped to 0 hours a day in many areas, after Israeli forces shelled the besieged coastal enclave's sole power plant.

Israeli negotiators land in Cairo for Gaza talks

Israeli negotiators land in Cairo for Gaza talksAn Israeli delegation arrived in Cairo on Wednesday to discuss with Egyptian officials a possible ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, airport officials said.

Switzerland in talks over international conference to protect Gaza

Switzerland in talks over international conference to protect GazaThe Swiss foreign ministry said Wednesday it is in talks about holding an international conference sought by Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas focusing on protecting civilians in Gaza.

Dozens injured in Gaza solidarity protests in Jerusalem, West Bank

Dozens injured in Gaza solidarity protests in Jerusalem, West BankDozens were injured as Israeli forces dispersed hundreds taking part in protests in solidarity with the besieged Gaza Strip across East Jerusalem and the West Bank on Tuesday night.

Resistance groups claim responsibility for rockets fired at Israel

Resistance groups claim responsibility for rockets fired at IsraelPalestinian militant groups claimed responsibility for rocket attacks and mortars from Gaza targeting Israeli military forces and cities on Wednesday, as the Israeli military admitted at least three soldiers had been killed during the day so far.

In Mosul, resistance rises from rubble

In Mosul, resistance rises from rubbleThe dynamiting of some of Mosul's most precious heritage has spurred a group of students and officers into the first act of armed resistance against the Iraqi city's new Wahhabi militant rulers.

Gaza's newly displaced cram into packed UN schools

GazaDozens of displaced Gaza families flooded into a UN school early Tuesday after Israel warned them to leave their homes, struggling to set up camp in a cramped, dirty courtyard.