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Israel demolishes 4 Palestinian homes near Nablus

Israel demolishes 4 Palestinian homes near NablusIsraeli forces on Wednesday demolished four Palestinian homes in the Nablus village of Aqraba, a Palestinian official said.

Health ministry: 17 killed by Israeli strikes since truce collapsed

Health ministry: 17 killed by Israeli strikes since truce collapsedRenewed Israeli attacks on Gaza have killed 17 Palestinians since a temporary ceasefire collapsed on Tuesday, a health ministry spokesman said Wednesday.

Israel 'refusing to make concessions' at Cairo talks

Israel Ceasefire talks are at risk of collapse given Israel's refusal to make concessions, members of the Palestinian delegation to Cairo said late Monday.

IS claims beheading of US journalist

IS claims beheading of US journalistThe Islamic State militant group posted a video showing the apparent execution of American journalist James Foley and threatened to kill a second reporter unless the United States halts air strikes in Iraq.

Witnesses: Gaza rockets hit Israeli settlement near Ramallah

Witnesses: Gaza rockets hit Israeli settlement near RamallahFour rockets fired from Gaza late Tuesday hit an illegal Israeli settlement west of Ramallah, causing a fire, witnesses said.

Hamas: Israeli airstrike killed wife, child of Qassam chief

Hamas: Israeli airstrike killed wife, child of Qassam chiefIsraeli airstrikes killed the wife and child of Hamas' military chief in Gaza overnight, exiled leader Mousa Abu Marzouq said early Wednesday.

3 Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City

3 Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza CityThree Palestinians were killed and at least 40 injured in Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, Gaza medical officials said.

Israeli airstrikes injure 18 in Gaza Strip

Israeli airstrikes injure 18 in Gaza StripIsraeli airstrikes injured 18 Palestinians, including two children, in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, a health ministry official said, as ceasefire talks collapsed.

UN offers to monitor Gaza construction material

UN offers to monitor Gaza construction materialThe United Nations is ready to check imports of construction material sent to Gaza in order to ease Israel's concerns that supplies could be used to rebuild cross-border tunnels, a UN envoy said Monday.

Abbas to meet Qatar emir, Hamas's Meshaal in Doha

Abbas to meet Qatar emir, HamasPalestinian president Mahmoud Abbas will travel to Doha on Wednesday and hold talks the next day with the emir of Qatar and Hamas exiled leader Khaled Meshaal, the Palestinian ambassador in Qatar said.