#Conflict

.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

.Gaza
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