Gaza beaches packed as Israel-Hamas ceasefire holds
In Gaza, a week since the ceasefire between Hamas and Israel was announced, many residents come out to enjoy the beaches. The truce ended 11 days of devastating Israeli bombardment of Gaza, killing 248 Palestianians, and rockets and other fire into Israel from the coastal strip that killed 12.
Israel, Egypt hold talks to solidify Gaza ceasefire
Delegations from Israel and Egypt meet in Cairo and Jerusalem to discuss establishing a permanent ceasefire between the Jewish state and Gaza's Hamas rulers. Egypt played a pivotal role in negotiating a ceasefire earlier this month between Israel and Gaza's Palestinian Islamist rulers Hamas, bringing an end to 11 days of deadly fighting.
Israel's Netanyahu resists calls for ceasefire
Israeli papers weigh in on Benjamin Netanyahu's resistance to growing calls for de-escalation in Gaza. We also take a look at a Washington Post editorial opposing the idea of offering people in the US money or other incentives in order to get vaccinated against Covid-19. We finish with the Guardian telling us about an unorthodox and smelly tourist attraction in San Francisco.
Israel-Gaza cease-fire takes hold
The cease-fire is being monitored by Egypt. Israel and Hamas fought a 11-day war after escalating tensions in Jerusalem.
More than 235,000 flee violence spike in northwest Syria: UN
As the Syrian army advances into Idlib province, nearly a quarter of a million civilians have been displaced over the past two weeks. Turkey has called for a fresh ceasefire agreement to prevent a humanitarian crisis.
Syrian warplanes strike near Damascus despite ceasefire - Syrian Observatory
Syrian warplanes strike near Damascus despite ceasefire - Syrian Observatory.
Russia, Turkey and Iran pledge to enforce Syria ceasefire
Russia, Turkey and Iran, which back warring parties in Syria, end two days of talks in Astana, Kazakhstan with a promise to enforce the country's fragile ceasefire.
Under fire in eastern Aleppo
Amateur video purports to show residents fleeing rebel-held eastern Aleppo under fire, despite an agreed upon ceasefire.
Aleppo: Anger & lies
There's anger, disappointment and calls for action. Plus, Syria's Ambassador to the UN is accused of faking propaganda - by using an old photo from Iraq to claim regime forces are doing good work.