Middle East

  • An Israeli man holds his son in the pool at Kibbutz Yad Mordechai, near the border with northern Gaza, Aug. 6, 2014.
  • Displaced Palestinian Yasmine Omar Al Attar, 10, sits at a U.N. school where the family had sought refuge during the war in Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, Aug. 6, 2014.
  • An Israeli soldier directs a tank onto a truck for transport near the border with Gaza, Aug. 6, 2014.
  • A member of the Shabat family inspects damage upon returning to the family house, destroyed by Israeli strikes in the town of Beit Hanoun, northern Gaza Strip, Aug. 5, 2014.
  • An Israeli soldier rests near the border with Gaza, Aug. 6, 2014.
  • A Palestinian woman waits to receive food aid at a United Nations distribution center in the Shati refugee camp in Gaza City, Aug. 6, 2014.
  • Masked militants of the Islamic Jihad group march during the funeral of their comrade Shaaban Al-Dahdouh, whose body was found under the rubble Tuesday in Gaza City, Aug. 6, 2014.
  • Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri (right) meets with International Mideast envoy and former British prime minister Tony Blair at the Egyptian Foreign Ministry, in Cairo, Egypt, Aug. 6, 2014.
  • Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu holds a news conference at his office in Jerusalem, Aug. 6, 2014.

Israel Agrees to Extend Gaza Cease-fire

Published August 06, 2014

You May Like

Video Debt-ridden Refugees Await Onslaught of Lebanese Winter

Aid agencies are attempting to reduce potentially devastating consequences of freezing conditions and snowstorms that killed eight last year, including three Syrian refugees

Photogallery Belgian Security Measures Foreshadow New Normal for Europe

Rising threat of terrorism, disaffected Muslim populations and open borders, along with refugee, migrant crisis, are creating perfect storm for Europe, which some analysts fear continent is ill-suited to weather

Americans Think About Strange Stuff at Thanksgiving

Tattoos, hookah bars and doughnuts? Google Maps lays out what people really have on their minds during the holiday