.Washington D.C., DC, USA
US President Joe Biden speaks from the East Room of the White House. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • The US on Wednesday said that it would not support a UNSC draft resolution calling for an Israeli-Palestinian ceasefire
  • The resolution has been proposed by France
  • The US said it could undermine efforts to de-escalate the crisis

.Tel Aviv, Israel
Rockets launched from Gaza Strip towards Israel. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Rockets were fired from near the village of Seddiqine in the district of Tyre
  • This is the third such attack this week
  • It's presently unknown who was behind the rocket attack

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The violence between Palestine and Israel escalated after unrest in east Jerusalem about a week back. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • Mark Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, urged both Israel and Palestine to de-escalate the tension
  • More than 200 Palestinians, including 61 children, have been killed since last week
  • Ten people have died in rockets strikes launched at Israel

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
High-resolution image of India's Parliament (left), blurred image of Israel's Knesset (right). (Photo Credit: Google Earth)

  • Satellite imagery is highly used while tracking conflict, like the one that has escalated between Israel and Palestine
  • If one looks up for a Google Earth image of the Indian Parliament, one can even see the nearby cars
  • However, it shows low-resolution images for both Israel and Palestine

.Vatican City
Pope Francis celebrated mass in honour of conflict-ridden Myanmar on Sunday. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • In his Sunday's mass, Pope Francis repeated his calls for peace and an end to violence in Myanmar
  • He visited Myanmar in November 2017, marking the first papal visit to a Buddhist-majority nation
  • The country has been in chaos since the military ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi in a February 1 coup

.Jerusalem, Israel
Israel will continue to do airstrikes in Gaza as long as needed, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday. (AP/PTI File Photo)

  • Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Hamas for starting hostilities by firing rockets at Israel
  • "The party that bears the guilt for this confrontation is not us, it's those attacking us": Benjamin Netanyahu
  • "This operation will continue as long as necessary," the Israeli PM said

Israeli air and artillery strikes in Gaza has killed 139 people, including 39 children, since Monday. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • The building hit by airstrikes contained offices of news organisations such as Al Jazeera and The Associated Press
  • Jawad Mehdi, owner of the Jala Tower, said he had been given an hour by Israeli intelligence officials for safe evacuation
  • Israel reportedly has claimed that the building 'hosted military assets' belonging to 'Hamas terror organisation'

.Jerusalem, Israel
The clashes first occurred at the Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • At least 30 people have been killed in the violence, including 28 Palestinians
  • Over 200 rockets have reportedly been fired by the Islamic militant group Hamas towards Israel
  • Israel said two people were killed during a fierce volley of rocket fire on the coastal town of Ashkelon

.Tel Aviv, Israel
Smoke caused by Israeli airstrikes are seen at a residential building in Gaza City on Wednesday. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • In 1947, the United Nations voted to partition British-ruled Palestine into two states
  • It made Jerusalem an international zone
  • As the British mandate ended in 1948, Israel declared statehood

.Islamabad, Pakistan
Shaniera Akram, a social activist, is married to Pakistan's legendary former cricketer Wasim Akram. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@iamShaniera)

  • Social activist Shaniera Akram, wife of Pakistan's legendary  former cricketer Wasim Akram, targeted actor Kangana Ranaut
  • "Somewhere in India there is a little tool box that is missing one rather large screw...," wrote Shaniera
  • The latest violence that started with a dispute in Jerusalem has escalated into a rocket war