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Developments in Gaza Conflict


Developments in Gaza Conflict

  • July 8: Israel launches air strikes after rocket fire by Palestinian militants
  • July 10: President Obama says the United States is prepared to negotiate a cease-fire
  • July 12: UN Security Council urges an end to hostilities
  • July 13: Israel launches brief ground operation in northern Gaza
  • July 15: Israel accepts Egyptian cease-fire deal, Hamas rejects it, Israel resumes air raids
  • July 16: Israel, Hamas agree to five hour cease-fire to allow civilians to restock and get medical care
  • July 17: Israel launches ground operation
  • July 20: U.N. Security Council holds emergency session after 100 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers are killed in a day
  • July 21: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry heads to Cairo for talks with Egyptian leaders on ways to end the fighting
  • July 23: Hamas says there can be no cease-fire until Israel ends blockade of Gaza
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