Spokesman for the Iranian-backed Islamic Jihad Musab al Berim said the Egyptian-brokered deal went into effect at 530 am local time.
The EU's sanctions coupled with the international community's endorsement of Greek Cypriot unilateralism dims the hopes for 'gas-for-peace'.
Two Iranian-backed Islamic Jihad members among the fatalities as rocket fire towards Israel resumes after brief overnight lull in what is the heaviest round of fighting in months.
Israel has targeted high-ranking Palestinian figures using different assassination techniques, from strikes to shootings, since the 1970s. The latest target was a powerful Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza.
While regional powers are playing the long game in Lebanon which is balanced on a knife-edge, Hezbollah digs its heels in when it should be accepting more responsibility for the country's crisis.
The European Court of Justice ruled "foodstuffs originating in the territories occupied by the State of Israel must bear the indication of their territory of origin" as products from Palestinian territories are currently labelled "made in Israel".
Jordan officially said it won’t renew the 25-year old agreement that granted Israel private land use in Jordan’s al Baqura and Ghamr amid friction between the two countries.
Karam Qawasmi said he did not file a complaint against the security forces, believing it would make no difference.
King Abdullah II announces his country's full sovereignty "over every inch of" Ghamr and Al Baqura, ending a 25-year arrangement and part of the countries' landmark peace deal.
Israel has made combatting the growing boycott movement targeting it a foreign policy priority but its risks isolating itself over accusations it seeks to prevent legitimate activism.
Short of allies in the region, Israel’s right has thrown its weight behind the YPG terror organisation.
Israeli politicians no longer have the Palestinians or Arabs to unite voters against and are forced to face battle the country's internal contradictions and deep polarisation.
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