Hamas has emerged from battle with the triumphal sense of a hard-won game change: by stopping its offensive when it did, Israel's hardline government seems to have grudgingly accepted that the Islamic militant group cannot soon be dislodged from power in Gaza.Saturday, 24 November, 2012, 4:46am
Israel will take “whatever action is necessary” to defend its citizens from Palestinian rocket attacks, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday as the military pressed a massive operation in Gaza.15 Nov 2012 - 11:02pm
Palestinian militants say they are ready for a truce with Israel to defuse a growing crisis after days of rocket strikes from the Gaza Strip.
As the conflict moved into a fifth day, the Israeli army said its aircraft struck Gaza three times early yesterday, hitting a weapons storage facility and two rocket launching sites used by militants. No casualties were reported in the strikes.14 Nov 2012 - 3:52am
Almost 150 people died on the first day of a barely-observed truce between the warring parties in Syria, a watchdog said, adding that a fresh clashes on Saturday claimed more lives.27 Oct 2012 - 4:01pm