Although Turkey does not usually declare mourning over disasters or incidents in foreign countries, Ankara has declared three days of official mourning for deaths in Gaza
Turkish and US officials are set to meet in Washington D.C. to continue consultations on regional issues
At least 40 Palestinians were killed on July 20 by Israeli shelling in a Gaza neighbourhood
Qatar will host a meeting between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday to try to push for an end to fighting in the Gaza Strip
Netanyahu has condemned as “anti-Semitic” Turkish PM’s criticism of the latest military operation in Gaza, Hareetz reported
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that an operation to destroy a network of tunnels used by militants in Gaza could be over "fairly quickly" but would not be pinned down on specifics.
Egypt's foreign ministry on July 20 summoned Turkey's charge d'affaires over criticism of Cairo's handling of the war between Israel and Hamas in neighbouring Gaza.
PM Erdoğan’s strong-worded criticism against Israel and the US over the former’s military operations in Gaza has transformed into a diplomatic spat between Ankara and Washington
Thirteen Israeli soldiers were killed in fighting inside the Gaza Strip early Sunday as troops pressed a ground offensive to destroy militant tunnels, an army spokeswoman said.
Category: GWYNNE DYER
Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian Authority, said something cryptic last Friday, shortly after the Israelis began their latest round of attacks on the Gaza Strip.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
More than 300 civilians, including women and children, have been killed; around 1,000 houses, schools and medical facilities have been destroyed as a result of Israeli operations on Gaza in the last 11 days.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
It is perhaps Turkey that has demonstrated the strongest reaction against Israel’s latest operations against the Palestinians in Gaza so far
The ball had gone to the sea. A missile struck when Mohammad and his friends went to retrieve it, said the brother of 11-year-old Muhammad.
Hürriyet correspondent Fehim Taştekin reports from Gaza Strip
The U.N. says minors make up one-fifth of the 299 Palestinians killed in 11 days of bombardment
Israel has advised its citizens not to travel to Turkey, citing 'the public mood'
Fighting resumed in the Gaza neighborhood of Shejaia on July 20 less than an hour after a "humanitarian truce" was agreed to allow the evacuation of wounded from the area.
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
Jihadists keep on saying that “they love death more than we love life.” Good for them.
Egypt's foreign minister accused Qatar, Turkey and Hamas of conspiring to undermine Cairo's efforts to bring about a ceasefire between the Palestinian militant group and Israel in Gaza
Ankara will call for an emergency meeting over Israel’s ground offensive into Gaza
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas was to head to Turkey to push a ceasefire in Gaza after Egyptian-mediated negotiations stalled and Israel launched a ground operation
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