Acre, Israel — The arched stone courtyard in the Old City here, on the country’s northern coastal plain, is filled with empty rows of restaurant tables.
Rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip into southern Israel two hours before the deadline of a 72-hour cease-fire between Hamas and Israel.
Negotiators at the Israel-Hamas truce talks in Cairo said they were still far from an agreement.
Amal Alamuddin, a British attorney and the fiancee of actor George Clooney, will serve on a U.N. commission investigating Israel for possible war crimes in Gaza.
A Turkish aid group is sending a flotilla in an attempt to break the Israeli blockage of Gaza, as it did in 2010 with deadly consequences.
Jerusalem — Israeli negotiators arrived in Cairo for talks on a permanent truce with Palestinian factions in Gaza, after a 72-hour cease fire remained in place.
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