New Delhi, May 28 (PTI) India was among 14 countries that abstained from voting on a resolution at the UN Human Rights Council to launch an investigation into alleged violations and crimes ...

.Jerusalem, Israel
Antony Blinken has served in various capacities under two different administrations for two decades. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Blinken met with both Israeli and Palestinian leaders during the two days of talks
  • "We see the ceasefire not as an end, but as a beginning of something to build on", said Blinken
  • 11 day Israel-Gaza violence was halted due to the ceasefire

Washington, May 25 (PTI) US President Joe Biden has spoken with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and the two leaders discussed the peace process in the Middle East and the urgent ...

Palestinians inspect the damage in a building in Beit, Hanun, caused by airstrikes from Israel in the northern Gaza Strip on Friday. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Israel says the aid should flow through an international mechanism
  • Up to 800,000 remain with access to clean water after recent violence
  • Egypt and UN have promised humanitarian aid for the Gaza

Washington, May 24 (PTI) US President Joe Biden on Monday asked his top diplomat Antony Blinken to travel to the Middle East to meet Israeli and Palestinian leaders, among other regional ...

Sydney, May 24 (The Conversation) While details are sketchy, Israel and Hamas have agreed to a ceasefire. That is good news for everyone involved. The dying can hopefully end and further ...

People take part in the pro-Palestinian rally in Pakistan.(Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • The bomb exploded when people were dispersing at the end of the rally
  • Thousands of people joined the rally in support of Palestinians across Pakistan
  • This blast comes just weeks after a suicide bombing in the provincial capital of Quetta

.Jerusalem, Israel
Benjamin Netanyahu has been the prime minister of Israel since 2009. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • "We achieved our goals in the operation," Netanyahu said
  • Israel and Hamas declared an unconditional ceasefire on Friday
  • The Israel-Palestine conflict lasted for 11 days

Hamas also promised to reconstruct homes destroyed by Israeli air strikes. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • Hamas claimed victory in a speech on Friday
  • Khalil al -Hayya, one of the senior Hamas members,  said the celebrations signalled 'euphoria of victory'
  • The ceasefire was announced after 11 days of relentless attacks by both the Islamist group and Israel

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  • The decision came after heavy US pressure to halt the offensive
  • The public broadcaster Kan said the fighting was to come to an immediate end
  • According to a claim by Gaza health officials, at least 230 Palestinians have been killed