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Gaza Airstrikes

17 Things To Read If You're Trying To See All Sides Of The Israel-Gaza Conflict

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing & Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.05.2014 | World

You can be against the violence without being "pro-Israel"or "pro-Palestinian."

With So Much Bad News Out Of The Middle East, These Stories Remind Us That There's Still Hope

The Huffington Post | Amanda Golden & Michael Maisel | Posted 07.17.2014 | World

A reminder that there are moderate voices coming together in support of peace.

Sophia Jones

5 Palestinians In Gaza Highlight Disagreement On Possible Cease-Fire | Sophia Jones | Posted 07.16.2014 | World

GAZA CITY -- On Tuesday, there was a glimmer of hope when Israel accepted the terms of an Egypt-proposed cease-fire with Hamas. But the Islamist milit...

6 Militants Killed In Gaza Strip, Hamas Vows Revenge

Reuters | Nidal al-Mughrabi | Posted 09.05.2014 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA, July 7 (Reuters) - Israel called up reserve troops on Monday for a possible escalation of hostilities with ...

The Strong Hearts of Israel's Rocket-Ravaged Residents

Anav Silverman | Posted 01.16.2013 | World
Anav Silverman

As I make my way back down the heavily damaged building, an elderly man leaves his apartment and walks slowly down the blood-stained stairs. He looks sadly at the memorial candles at the bottom, and whispers a few words, and then continues on to the synagogue to pray.

Breaking The Silence Claims Over Gaza Rebuffed By IDF Reservists

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In part of an ongoing schism within the ranks of the Israeli Defense Forces over alleged abuses against Palestinian civilians during Operation Cast Le...

Gaza Operation: Israeli Soldiers Tell A Different Story Than Official Military Line

Mikhael Manekin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mikhael Manekin

Twenty-six soldiers have now come forward to talk about their combat experiences in the Gaza War, and their testimonies are radically different from the official version given by Israel Defense Force spokesmen.

UN Gaza Probe To Proceed Despite Israel

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A UN inquiry into possible war crimes in Gaza will go ahead even if Israel does not co-operate, says Richard Goldstone, who leads the inquiry team....

Gaza Doctor With 3 Daughters Killed Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Palestinian doctor whose three daughters were killed by Israeli troops in the Gaza war has been nominated for the Nobel peace prize an Israeli minis...

White Phosphorous Shells Used In Gaza Made In U.S.: Amnesty International

Times Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

White phosphorus bombs used by Israeli forces in the Gaza Strip were produced and supplied by American arms manufacturers, according to an Amnesty Int...

War Diary from Sderot

Nomika Zion | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nomika Zion

Not in my name and not for me did you go into this war. The bloodbath in Gaza is not in my name nor for my security. Behind this accursed leadership of Hamas live human beings.

While Gaza Burns, the World Watches

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

Unless Israel can make five to seven million Palestinians disappear, it must find some way to co-exist with them. Israeli leaders on the center and right continue to avoid facing this fact.

Changing the Reality in Gaza

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

Counting on international pressure to bring a quick end to the Israeli onslaught may prove to be misplaced as Israel is now determined to never allow a return to the status quo ante.

Are We Not Human? Diary from an Oxfam Aid Worker in Gaza City

Louis Belanger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Louis Belanger

What is the international community waiting for, to see even more dismembered people, and families erased before they act? What is happening is against humanity. Are we not human?

Israel Hits More Than 30 Hamas Targets

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Israel Air Force pressed on with its assault on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip Friday evening, bombing the home of Hamas member Mohammed Madhoun,...

In Gaza, A Doctor's Voice Tells of Shaking Houses, Breaking Windows

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diane Tucker

Four days after Israeli air attacks against the Gaza Strip began, hospitals are already overwhelmed by the influx of wounded patients.

2009: Another Year of Living Dangerously

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

The proud towers of Wall Street have fallen, disgorging packs of thieves and fraudsters. The mighty US suddenly exposed as the proverbial king without clothes. Uncle Sam is bankrupt.

Palestine's Guernica and the Myths of Israeli Victimhood

Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi

After hundreds dead and counting, it is Israel who refuses to re-enter talks over a cease-fire. They are not intent on securing peace as they claim; it is more and more clear that they are seeking regime change -- whatever the cost.

The Lesson Israel Should Have Never Learned

Nathan Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nathan Gonzalez

Israel, torn in anger and exaggerated feelings of vulnerability, is unlikely to stop bombing until it realizes that is has once again shot itself in the foot.

The Global Twittersphere Discusses Gaza

Jillian York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jillian York

2008-12-30-twitterpull.jpg During the Mumbai attacks, Twitter users provided up-to-the-minute coverage, and today, as Israeli airstrikes continue to hit Gaza, the Twittersphere is deep in discussion.

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Is An Ancient Story

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Karin Kloosterman

I've been living in Israel now for almost a decade, and have survived biological warfare threats from Saddam, Intifada #2, terror attacks targeting Israeli civilians, and the war with Lebanon. But today, I feel pissed off.

Indifference to the Dead and Dying

Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din

Collectively punishing the mothers and children of Gaza does not just violate international law, it does not just kill the people of Gaza, it kills any chance of a future peace.

The True Story Behind This War is Not the One Israel is Telling

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

The Israeli government wants peace, but only one imposed on its own terms, based on the acceptance of defeat by the Palestinians.

IDF Photos of Hamas Targets in Gaza Before Strike

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Karin Kloosterman

2008-12-28-targets.jpg Israel Defense Forces released aerial photos of the Hamas facilities targeted by fighter pilots on Saturday's Operation Cast Lead. The red outline indicates the Hamas facilities targeted.

Israel's Motive: To Show Arab Foes Its Strength | ETHAN BRONNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel's military operation in Gaza is aimed primarily at forcing Hamas to end its rocket barrages and military buildup. But it has anoth...