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Quds Brigades say 4 soldiers killed, Palestinian death toll near 800

Quds Brigades say 4 soldiers killed, Palestinian death toll near 800Islamic Jihad's military wing said on Thursday that its fighters had killed four Israeli soldiers and injured others near Gaza City, as the Palestinian death toll for the day passed 100.

Toddler 'killed in ICU' as Israel bombs Gaza City hospital

Toddler A toddler was killed and dozens of other Palestinians were injured in a Gaza City hospital late Thursday as an Israeli bomb struck the area, medics said.

Analysis: Israeli atrocities and Egyptian madness

Analysis: Israeli atrocities and Egyptian madnessThere is absolutely no excuse for Israel's barbarous behavior in Gaza over the past few days.

Reuven Rivlin sworn in as Israel's 10th president

Reuven Rivlin sworn in as IsraelFar-right hawk Reuven Rivlin was sworn in as Israel's 10th president on Thursday at a formal ceremony in parliament which saw elder statesman Shimon Peres stepping down.

Abbas says he hopes for Gaza ceasefire

Abbas says he hopes for Gaza ceasefirePresident Mahmoud Abbas said Thursday he hopes a ceasefire can be agreed in Gaza as the Palestinian death toll on day 17 of an Israeli offensive topped 780 people.

Lufthansa suspends flights to Tel Aviv for another 24 hours

Lufthansa suspends flights to Tel Aviv for another 24 hoursGerman flag carrier Lufthansa said Thursday it would continue to suspend flights to Tel Aviv for another 24 hours over security concerns amid Israel's offensive on the Gaza Strip.

Mob attacks 2 Palestinians in West Jerusalem

Mob attacks 2 Palestinians in West JerusalemA mob assaulted two Palestinians as they were walking on the trendy Jaffa street in the center of West Jerusalem on Thursday, their lawyer said, potentially the latest in a string of hate attacks targeting Arabs across Israel in recent weeks.

France announces 11 million euros in aid for Gaza

France announces 11 million euros in aid for GazaPresident Francois Hollande announced on Thursday an 11-million-euro ($14.8 million) aid package to the besieged Gaza Strip, where an Israeli military offensive has left more than 700 people dead.

Hammond: Britain alarmed over civilian toll in Gaza

Hammond: Britain alarmed over civilian toll in GazaBritain is "gravely concerned" by the high number of civilian casualties resulting from Israel's military operation in Gaza, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Thursday.

As Much of the World Frowns on Israel, Americans Hold Out Support

As Much of the World Frowns on Israel, Americans Hold Out SupportAs Israels incursion into Gaza enters its third week and Palestinian civilian deaths mount, reaction in the United States has been muted, with polls through last weekend showing most Americans still supportive in part, analysts say, because of the failures of the Arab Spring to spread democracy in the Middle East