Gaza bloodshed deepens as airlines shun Israel
The Israeli community of Netiv Haasara is seen in front of flares fired by the Israeli army in Gaza July 23, 2014. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
Smokes rises during an Israeli ground offensive in the east of Gaza City July 23, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Zakot
Israeli army reservists take cover as a siren sounds warning of incoming rockets near the southern city of Ashkelon July 23, 2014. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
Smoke rises after an explosion in Gaza as an Israeli armoured personnel carrier (APC) is parked at a staging area near the border with Gaza July 23, 2014. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
Light streaks and smoke trails are seen as rockets are launched from Gaza towards Israel July 23, 2014. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) meets Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank city of Ramallah July 23, 2014. Israeli forces pounded Gaza on Wednesday, meeting stiff resistance from Hamas Islamists and sending thousands of...more
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (R) meets with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in Jerusalem July 23, 2014. Kerry said on Wednesday some progress had been made in efforts to bring an end to 16 days of fighting between Israel and the Islamist...more
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry talks with U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Bill Grant as he arrives in Tel Aviv, July 23, 2014. REUTERS/Charles Dharapak/Pool
An Israeli soldier covered in camouflage netting rests at a military staging area outside the Gaza Strip July 23, 2014. Israeli forces pounded Gaza on Wednesday, meeting stiff resistance from Hamas Islamists and sending thousands of residents...more
Mourners carry the body of Palestinian man Adnan Habib, who medics said was killed by Israeli shelling, during his funeral in Gaza City July 23, 2014. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
Israeli soldiers, wounded during an offensive in Gaza, are evacuated near the border with central Gaza Strip July 23, 2014. REUTERS/Yossi Aloni
Israel's President Shimon Peres (R) walks with U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon during their meeting in Jerusalem July 23, 2014. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed alarm on Wednesday that 20 rockets found hidden in a United Nations school in the Gaza...
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday called for a referendum canvassing the Arabs and Jews that live in Israel in order...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A foreign government is paying for the criminal defense of alleged senior al Qaeda militant Anas al-Liby, his defense lawyer told a U.S....
KIEV (Reuters) - Kiev said two of its fighter jets were shot down over the rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, and the missiles that brought...