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Three top Hamas commanders killed in Israeli strike

Three senior Hamas military commanders have been killed in Israeli air strike in the Gaza Strip, the Islamist militant group said.

Hamas named the men as Mohammed Abu Shammala, Raed al-Attar and Mohammed Barhoum and said they were killed in a bombing of a house in the southern town of Rafah.

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Gaza: 'Peace talks could start as early as tomorrow'

Peace talks to resolve the Gaza conflict could start as early as tomorrow, US officials said.

US Secretary of State John Kerry said the Gaza ceasefire parties will be invited to take part in "serious negotiations" in Cairo.

He added he hoped the 72-hour truce was a "lull of opportunity" for both sides to make an effort to find some common ground.

The US will send a small delegation to attend the talks.

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