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Meshaal: We are ready to coexist with Jews, but not 'occupiers'

Meshaal: We are ready to coexist with Jews, but not Israel resumed its bombardment of the Gaza Strip for the 20th day on Sunday afternoon, as Hamas leader Meshaal stressed that the group was ready to "coexist with the Jews" but would not tolerate "occupiers."

Gaza's Christians bury their first casualty of the war

GazaJalila Ayyad's widower George still had a black eye and bloodstains on his shirt as he processed ahead of her coffin, hours after the Israeli airstrike that destroyed their home.

Israeli army confirms it fired into UN Gaza refuge

Israeli army confirms it fired into UN Gaza refugeThe Israeli army on Sunday confirmed firing a mortar round into a Gaza UN shelter where 15 people died on Thursday, but denied killing anyone at the site.

Documenting death: The man who counts the bodies in Gaza

Documenting death: The man who counts the bodies in GazaInside Ashraf al-Qidra's cramped office in Shifa hospital, the phone never stops ringing, with news flooding in of the latest victims of Israel's devastating 20-day military operation.

Iran's Zarif steps up Gaza diplomacy, offers aid

IranIran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif conducted a hefty round of telephone diplomacy late Sunday to rally support and humanitarian aid for Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip.

Egypt army destroys 13 more Gaza tunnels

Egypt army destroys 13 more Gaza tunnelsEgypt's army said Sunday it has destroyed 13 more tunnels connecting the Sinai Peninsula to the Gaza Strip, taking to 1,639 the overall number it has laid waste to.

Palestinian refugees in Lebanon commemorate Gaza massacre victims with balloon release

Palestinian refugees in Lebanon commemorate Gaza massacre victims with balloon releaseDozens of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon and their supporters commemorated the Palestinian victims of Israel's indiscriminate campaign of violence in Shujaiya, Gaza by releasing balloons symbolising those Palestinians who had been killed.

Japan Pledges $5m in Aid to Gaza Strip Amidst Fears Egypt is Blocking Supply Trucks

Japan Pledges $5m in Aid to Gaza Strip Amidst Fears Egypt is Blocking Supply TrucksJapan will give $5.5m (3.2m) in emergency humanitarian aid to residents of the Gaza Strip, it has been announced.

Lib Dem MP David Ward slammed after 'vile' Israel rocket tweet

Lib Dem MP David Ward slammed after The Bradford East politician appeared to back Hamas' rocket attacks, saying: "If I lived in Gaza would I fire a rocket? - probably yes."

Taliban recent gains cast doubt on Afghan forces ability

Taliban recent gains cast doubt on Afghan forces abilityTaliban fighters are scoring early gains in several strategic areas near the capital this summer, inflicting heavy casualties and casting new doubt on the ability of Afghan forces to contain the insurgency as the United States moves to complete its withdrawal of combat troops, according to Afghan officials and local elders.