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Gaza Ceasefire

Open Letter to Hillary Clinton from a Young Palestinian Feminist

Layali Awwad | Posted 11.09.2016 | World
Layali Awwad

I am not a terrorist. I do not believe in the use of violence. I am a young Palestinian woman who grew up under occupation and is trying to better my life through education. There are millions of women and girls like me. What about us? According to your article, we do not exist.

Israel and Hamas Appear to Be Advancing Towards Ending the Siege on the Gaza Strip

Daniel Sobelman | Posted 08.26.2016 | World
Daniel Sobelman

One year into the cease-fire agreement that ended last summer's 50-day war in the Gaza Strip, Israel and Hamas appear to be advancing toward a series of understandings -- an agreement, even -- that would practically end the siege on the Gaza Strip and bring long-term quiet to the area. The agreement talks are being mediated by former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, who three months ago stepped down as the longtime envoy of the international Quartet.

Stand With Keith Ellison and Barbara Lee to End the Blockade of Gaza

Danny Glover | Posted 10.18.2014 | Politics
Danny Glover

As responsible citizens we must demand that our government exercise all influence to bring the Israeli government to honest, productive negotiations with the Palestinian unity government, to achieve lasting justice upon which an enduring peace, security, and prosperity can be achieved by all.

Report: Israel, Palestinians Extend Gaza Truce

Reuters | Posted 08.18.2014 | World

CAIRO/JERUSALEM, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Israeli and Palestinian officials said on Monday they had agreed to extend a Gaza ceasefire by another 24 hours ...

Israeli Troops Destroy Homes Of Palestinians Suspected Of Killing 3 Teens

Reuters | Ori Lewis | Posted 10.17.2014 | World

* Two of three Palestinian suspects remain at large * Military says Supreme Court affirmed demolition orders (Adds Palestinian fath...

To Deter Hamas: Expect the Unexpected

Uzi Rabi | Posted 10.12.2014 | World
Uzi Rabi

What might cause Hamas to consent to a ceasefire? There is another question in the Israeli public discourse, no less important -- what might deter Hamas from renewing the cycle of violence in the long term?

Israel: Rockets Fired From Gaza, Ceasefire Broken

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 08.08.2014 | World

The Israeli army accused Palestinian militants of having violated the Gaza ceasefire. The official Twitter account of the Israeli army said that milit...

Hamas Official: No Agreement On Extension Of Gaza Truce

Posted 08.06.2014 | World

CAIRO, Aug 6 (Reuters) - A senior Cairo-based Hamas official said late on Wednesday there was no agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians over ...

Spokesman: Hamas Agrees To Egyptian Proposal For 72-Hour Truce

Reuters | Posted 10.04.2014 | World

GAZA, Aug 5 (Reuters) - The Islamist group Hamas, the Palestinian faction that dominates the Gaza Strip, has agreed to Egypt's proposal for a 72-hou...

Palestinians, Israelis Trade Blame For Breaking Gaza Truce

Reuters | Nidal al-Mughrabi and Maayan Lubell | Posted 10.03.2014 | World

* One killed in two violent attacks in Jerusalem * Palestinians say Israel violated prior ceasefire by killing girl * I...

Death Toll In Gaza Continues Its Terrifying Climb

Reuters | Posted 09.29.2014 | World

* Tunnel destruction a main goal of Israeli ground offensive * U.N. outraged at refugee deaths at Gaza shelter * Palesti...

Gaza Braces For More Fighting As Ceasefire Falls

Reuters | Posted 09.25.2014 | World

JERUSALEM, July 27 (Reuters) - The Israeli military started fighting again in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, saying Hamas militants had ignored a 24-hour...

Hamas Accepts Temporary Ceasefire With Israel

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 07.16.2014 | World

Hamas agreed to a temporary ceasefire with Israel early on Thursday, the AFP reported. Israel had already accepted the terms. CNN also reported the ac...

Official: Israel Accepts Proposal For Temporary Ceasefire In Gaza

Reuters | Posted 07.16.2014 | World

(Reuters) - Israel on Wednesday agreed to a proposed six-hour cessation of hostilities in the Gaza Strip for humanitarian reasons, a Israeli senior of...

Israel Did Everything it Could to Avoid Civilian Casualties

Arsen Ostrovsky | Posted 01.22.2013 | World
Arsen Ostrovsky

Col. Richard Kemp is a brave and heroic soldier who has served his country with distinction, fighting terrorism around the world for over 30 years. He says that "during Operation Cast Lead, the Israeli Defense Forces did more to safeguard the rights of civilians in the combat zones than any other army in the history of warfare."

Gazans Assess Widespread Destruction As Ceasefire Holds (PHOTOS)

AP, Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- Gaza's only cement packing factory is now a giant scrap heap, its towering silo tilting precariously. The owner's villa was p...

UN Chief Urges Unilateral Israeli Cease-Fire

AP, CBS News | IBRAHIM BARZAK and MARK LAVIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The U.N. chief urged Israel Friday to declare a unilateral cease-fire in Gaza, but Israel rebuffed the idea as its diplomats...

Gaza Ceasefire Ends As Militants Fire Rockets Into Israel

Jerusalem Post | JPOST.COM STAFF and AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Gaza terrorists fired four Kassam rockets at the western Negev on Tuesday, the first attacks after a day-long informal cease-fire. Two of the rocke...