The United States and the United Nations announced the pause early Friday, a diplomatic bolt-from-the-blue that will set the stage for arduous negotiations between Israel and Hamas.
Life for about 200,000 people packed into more than 80 schools serving as shelters in Gaza is full of deprivation and discomfort.
New measures to combat the disease included house-to-house searches, advisories against travel and the deployment of the army and the police.
Struggling to accommodate the thousands fleeing civil war in Syria, the Turkish government has quietly begun moving them to camps outside of the cities.
The OSI Group, one of the top meat producers in the United States with more than $6 billion in sales and about 20,000 employees in 17 countries, is enveloped in a food safety scandal in China.