Ceasefire talks resume as Rafah under fire in Israel Gaza conflict

 Egyptian media say Negotiations for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas in Gaza have resumed in Cairo. Senior officials from the US, Israel, Egypt and Qatar are meeting as Israel faces strong international pressure to stop its bombardment of the southern Gaza city of Rafah. About 1.5 million people are crammed into this small border […]

Israel’s Netanyahu rejects Hamas’s proposed ceasefire terms

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has rejected Hamas’s proposed ceasefire terms – saying “total victory” in Gaza is possible within months. He was speaking after Hamas laid out a series of demands in response to an Israel-backed ceasefire proposal. Mr Netanyahu said negotiations with the group were “not going anywhere” and described their terms as […]