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)
Blair to leave Middle East envoy post after years of struggling diplomacy
Exclusive - Russia masses heavy firepower on border with Ukraine: witness
Insight - All at sea: Australia's search for MH370 under scrutiny
Islamic State sympathizers may have made airline threats - U.S. officials
For Kremlin, a charity teaching science to kids is viewed as suspect
Belgian flights halted after air traffic power fault
Real Mulia deliver a stunner
Trailer for 'Mad Max Savage Road' videogame hits the Web
Decision time for Sevilla's Emery as opportunities await
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Media Group Berhad (ROC 10894D)(Formerly known as Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad)