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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's child victims shown in DEC appeal video

Child victims of the violence in Gaza feature prominently in a video launched as part of a new appeal by the Disaster's Emergency Committee (DEC).

The DEC, an umbrella group of 13 leading UK aid charities estimates 65,000 people have been displaced by fighting between the Israeli forces and Hamas, many of them children and they are appealing to the public for help.

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