Home > News > World
Thursday July 17, 2014 MYT 4:25:01 AM
Thursday July 17, 2014 MYT 4:26:01 AM
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said on Wednesday it would temporarily halt fire in the Gaza Strip on Thursday for a five-hour period, citing humanitarian reasons.
The military said after contacts with U.N. officials Israel has decided that "between 1000 (0800 BST) and 1500 (1300 BST) the Israeli military will cease operational activity with the Gaza Strip and hold its fire".
(Writing by Allyn Fisher-Ilan; Editing by Alison Williams)
Cameron urges Saudi Arabia not to execute Shi'ite protestor
Cameron says Russian military action in Syria a 'terrible mistake'
Portuguese go to polls, may reelect austerity-minded government
Palestinians stab Israelis in two attacks; PM calls in security chiefs
At least 13 dead in French Riviera floods
Insight - Germany faces logistical nightmare as refugee inflows hit record
Danny wins Taiwan Masters to end Asian Tour title drought
Wider room for local guides
Oregon shooting 'threat' may have circulated on social media
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Media Group Berhad (ROC 10894D)(Formerly known as Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad)