Last week, veteran TV anchor of the United Kingdom's Channel Four News, Jon Snow, visited the Gaza Strip. This is his account.
The security Cabinet has bolstered the state's resources in order to expand its attacks on Gaza.
"Humanitarian" means to dig with your bare hands for the remains of loved ones, or a lifetime's memories.
As many people around the world celebrated the end of Ramadan, in Gaza Strip - battered by weeks of fighting - the holiday was marked by tears.
Hamas has agreed to observe a 24-hour humanitarian truce after initially rejecting such an offer by Israel.
The Iraq government is trying to reverse a three-way split of the country.
A deal to end the conflict in the Gaza Strip looks remote, Israeli ministers have said.
Israel has extended the 12-hour truce by four hours after international powers called on it and Palestinian militants to extend the ceasefire.
A 12-hour truce is in effect after Israel and Palestinian militant groups in Gaza agreed to a UN request amid efforts to secure a long-term ceasefire.
Experts blame the economic crisis and changing social attitudes for the decline in weddings among young Europeans, as well as the falling birth rate.
The decision is a difficult and complex process of weighing up competing safety considerations.
How many pictures of dead children do you need to see before you understand that killing children is wrong?
The missing Air Algerie plane has been confirmed by Algerian officials to have crashed en route to its destination.
Taiwan authorities say the weather had been suitable for flying when the TransAsia plane crashed, killing 48 people.
Israeli forces say they were met with heavy resistance from Hamas when they pounded multiple sites across the Gaza Strip.
Ukrainian territory separatist leader Aleksander Borodai has given the black boxes of the plane that downed in the area to Malaysian authorities.
France has warned Russia that there would be "consequences" if Moscow did not allow rescuers total access to the site of the Malaysia Airlines crash.
Mass casualties have been reported in the Shejaia district in north-east Gaza after an Israeli air strike.
The Brics emerging-market powers are shaking up economic governance but remain far from dismantling the post-war system dominated by the West.