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Militants kill Israeli soldier in Gaza truce breach

A soldier was reported killed close to the border with Gaza Strip on Tuesday in what Palestinians said appeared to have been an attack by militants.

UN chief Ban sees ‘heartbreaking’ Gaza damage

Voicing shock and anger at the ''heartbreaking'' devastation, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon visited the Gaza Strip on Tuesday to pledge aid.

Ceasefire holds in Gaza

Palestinians took stock on Monday of the devastation from a three-week war in the Gaza Strip as a ceasefire took hold.

Hamas, Israel hold fire as Gazans reel at war’s toll

Israeli forces were pulling out of the Gaza Strip on Monday following a tentative truce with Hamas that allowed Palestinians to take stock of the war.

Gaza rockets hit Israel despite unilateral ceasefire

Palestinian militants in Gaza launched rockets into southern Israel on Sunday in defiance of a unilateral ceasefire Israel declared hours earlier.

Israel weighs unilateral Gaza ceasefire

Israeli warplanes returned to the attack on the Gaza Strip on Saturday as leaders of the Jewish state weighed a unilateral ceasefire.

Israel, US eye Gaza border deal

Israel worked to secure guarantees on Friday that arms smuggling to Hamas militants would end under any deal to call off its three-week-old offensive.

Israel shells Gaza as ceasefire talk gathers steam

Israel unleashed its heaviest shelling of Gaza neighbourhoods on Thursday in what might be a final push against Hamas before a ceasefire.

Israel presses Gaza offensive, Ban calls for truce

International efforts to stop the Gaza war intensified on Wednesday as Israel pressed its demand that Hamas not be allowed to rearm under a ceasefire.

Explosions hit Gaza, UN chief arrives for truce talks

Israeli troops edged closer to the heart of Gaza City on Wednesday morning and international organisations expressed growing concern.

Israeli forces intensify Gaza offensive

Israeli forces tightened their hold on the outskirts of Gaza City on Tuesday and Israel's top general said ''there is still work'' ahead against Hamas.

Israel sends army reservists into Gaza battle

Israeli leaders trying to find a knockout blow for Hamas militants defying a 17-day-old assault on Gaza have thrown army reservists into battle.

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