The Palestinian Red Crescent was trying to evacuate some 250 people from the area.
Remains from the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17 arrive in the Netherlands today.
The agency said Wednesday it is working closely with the Israeli government to review new information.
Hundreds have been killed as Israel battles Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.
The agency had earlier reported, citing a local fire brigade chief, that 51 people had been killed.
British investigators began work on a pair of “black boxes” to retrieve data on the flight’s last minutes.
Germany’s Lufthansa and Air Berlin extended their cancelations through Thursday and Air France said it was suspending its flights “until fur…
The Sukhoi-25 fighters were shot down Wednesday over an area called Savur Mogila.
The intelligence officials were cautious in their assessment, noting that while the Russians have been arming separatists in eastern Ukraine…
Chinese authorities expanded their investigation of the meat supplier.
Delta Air Lines and United Airlines suspended service between the U.S. and Israel indefinitely.
onathan assured them of his determination that those still in captivity “are brought out alive.”
No additional details about what would be released were available.
The U.N. secretary-general said Tuesday it is his “hope and belief” that his emergency mission to the Middle East will lead to an end to the…
The research was discussed Tuesday at the International AIDS Conference.
It was not immediately known if the missing soldier was alive or dead.
Nearly a dozen parents of the more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls will never see their daughters again.
The death toll from the strongest typhoon to hit China’s south in decades was raised to 46 on Tuesday.