Israel, Palestinians agree to ceasefire from Sunday evening – sources

GAZA/JERUSALEM, Aug. 7 (Reuters) – Israel and Palestinian militants have agreed to a ceasefire in Gaza from Sunday night, as brokered by Cairo, sources said after a weekend of shelling Palestinian targets with longer-range rocket attacks against its cities . An Egyptian security source said Israel had agreed to the proposal, while a Palestinian official … Read more

Airstrikes, rocket attacks push Israel and Gaza into second day of fighting

Fourteen dead, at least 110 injured – Palestinian Ministry of Health At least 160 rockets fired at Israel – military Israel killed Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza on Friday GAZA/JERUSALEM, Aug. 6 (Reuters) – Israel struck Gaza on Saturday and Palestinians fired rockets into Israeli towns after an Israeli operation against the militant Islamic Jihad … Read more

EU tells members to cut gas consumption amid new Putin warning

Nord Stream 1 pipe out of service for maintenance Pipeline resumes Thursday EU says states must act now to reduce gas consumption Germany, others have rationing and other plans BRUSSELS/LONDON, July 20 (Reuters) – The European Union on Wednesday told member states to cut gas consumption by 15% until March as part of a contingency … Read more