July 16, 2014 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bashar al-Assad is sworn in for a third term as President of Syria

President of Syria Bashar al-Assad
President of Syria
Bashar al-Assad
  • Death toll within Gaza surpasses 200 people following air strikes by Israel
  • Hamas and Islamic Jihad offer Israel a 10-year truce with 10 conditions, which include lifting the blockade and the release of prisoners; it is rejected
  • Israel intensifies strikes on Gaza