Bangalore, Aug 28: Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared victory on Wednesday in the recent war against Hamas in the Gaza Strip, saying the military campaign had dealt a heavy blow and a cease-fire deal gave no concessions to the Islamic militant group.
A U.N. commission on Wednesday accused the extremist Islamic State organization of committing crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians, as pictures emerged of the extremists' bloody takeover of a Syrian military air base that added to the international organization's claims.
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Palestine-Israel agree to ceasefire
A Palestinian walks on the rubble of Omar Ibn Abed Al-Aziz mosque, which was hit by an Israeli strikes in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip.
Haniyeh speaks at a rally in Gaza
Senior Hamas political leader Ismail Haniyeh speaks during a rally in Gaza City. An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding on Wednesday.
Pak ready to file FIR against Nawaz Sharif
Pakistan's Finance Minister and government representative Ishaq Dar leaves the customized shipment container of Pakistan's Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, after failed negotiations in Islamabad, Pakistan.
IS militants pray inside air base
This undated image posted by the Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group shows fighters from the Islamic State group that captured the Tabqa air base from the Syrian government on Sunday, praying inside the air base, in Raqqa, Syria.
Israeli PM declares vistory
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon and Israeli Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz, speak during a press conference at the prime minister's office in Jerusalem.
Chess grandmasters oblige fans
Chess Grandmasters Hikaru Nakamura, Magnus Carlsen, Levon Aronian, Fabiano Caruana, Veselin Topalov and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave sign autographs for fans before the start of the Sinquefield Cup tournament at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis.