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Stabbings In Jerusalem And West Bank Leave Nearly 50 Dead

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 10.19.2015 | World

Violence in the West Bank, Gaza and Jerusalem showed no sign of abating as stabbings and violent protests continued throughout the weekend. Since Frid...

Hamas Bars Gaza Children From Israel Trip

Reuters | Posted 02.27.2015 | World

By Ran Tzabar and Nidal al-Mughrabi ISRAEL-GAZA BORDER, Dec 28 (Reuters) - Hamas authorities in the Gaza Strip prevented on Sunday a g...

Son Of Hamas' Founder Fed Information To Israel For 10 Years

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 09.15.2014 | World

For nearly 10 years, Israel had a top informant in one of the most unlikely places -- the family of one of the co-founders of the Palestinian organiza...

MSF Official: Constant Wave Of Casualties Strains Gaza's Fragile Health System

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 08.03.2014 | World

More than three weeks of conflict between Israeli forces and militants in Gaza have left over 1,700 Palestinians and more than 60 Israelis dead, while...

UN Envoy: Israel May Be Required To Take Responsibility For Displaced In Gaza

Reuters | Posted 09.30.2014 | World

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, July 31 (Reuters) - Israel will be required under international law to take responsibility for hel...

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...

A Moment Of Peace To Ease Our Hardened Hearts

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 09.28.2014 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

We are very good about passing along information that inflames our passions of outrage. Can we be as good about passing along an invitation to share A Moment of Peace?

'No Safe Place For Civilians' In Gaza, UN Says

Reuters | Posted 09.21.2014 | World

* More than 500 killed in densely-populated enclave * 121 children killed, 900 wounded, UNICEF says * More than 1.2 mln ...

What Life Is Really Like In Israel Right Now

Liat Kornowski | Posted 09.19.2014 | World
Liat Kornowski

I woke up to a siren today. You know how you come to hate the sound of your alarm, the one that lets you know the night's up, it's time for work, for kids, for the day to start? So you change it every few months, and you definitely hit snooze at least twice. There's no snooze button for sirens.

Israel Widens Gaza Bombing Targets, Deploys Ground Troops

AP/The Huffington Post | KHALED KHAZZIHA and MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 09.11.2014 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Ignoring international appeals for a cease-fire, Israel widened its range of Gaza bombing targets to civilian instituti...

A Perspective From Gaza: Every Blast Reminds Me of the Injustice

Jehad Saftawi | Posted 01.21.2013 | World
Jehad Saftawi

I write in bursts, between the blasts. The bombs fall, on average, every four to five minutes, round the clock. We brace ourselves. The rule, we know, is this: If you hear it, you're still alive.

The Israel-Gaza War In Photos

Posted 11.16.2012 | World

Israel and Hamas have pounded each other with rockets and missiles over the past days in the most serious flare of fighting between both sides in four...

Israel Counted Calories To Avoid Gaza Malnutrition

Reuters | Posted 12.17.2012 | World

JERUSALEM, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Israel calculated the number of calories Palestinians would need to avoid malnutrition under its blockade of the Gaza ...

Gaza Children Hold Kite Festival Despite Resistance

Posted 09.27.2011 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Thousands of Gaza children sent a sea of colorful kites soaring into the sky Thursday in an attempt to break a world rec...

Floating Some Ideas for the Flotilla Folk

David Harris | Posted 09.11.2011 | World
David Harris

Now don't bet the family farm that the flotilla folk will show up anytime soon in Egypt, Syria, Iran, Saudi Arabia, or anywhere else outside Gaza. The reason? Simple and obvious. If it doesn't have an Israeli connection, they're just not interested.

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict and the Failure of the U.S. Peace Organizations

Jerome Slater | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jerome Slater

It is true that a more critical and vigorous dissent on the part of APN and J Street risks backfiring, and there might be something to be said for a strategy that was only a little to the left of the consensus -- but only providing it was working.

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.

There Are No Direct Flights from Tel Aviv to Tehran

Parvez Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Parvez Sharma

I leave Geneva disappointed and sad. Disappointed at the amazing success and desire, evidently, of the Iranians to add value to their ever growing bad rap.

Gaza Cricket Hopes To Transcend Boundaries

The Guardian | Duncan Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The seductive magic of cover drives and leg spin has won cricket fans around the world and now organisers behind a new initiative close to the Gaza bo...

The Right To Freedom Of Movement In The Holy Land Must Be Restored

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Israel's willingness to abort the Shalit deal by insisting that some Hamas prisoners must be deported reveals a long-term problem, namely Israel's intention to hold on to the West Bank indefinitely.

Bush Plan Eliminated Obstacle to Gaza Assault

Inter Press Service | Gareth Porter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON, Jan 5 (IPS) - Until mid-2007, there was a serious political obstacle to a massive conventional war by Israel against Hamas in Gaza: the fa...

UN Halts Aid To Gaza Due To Repeated Hamas Theft

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The UN Relief and and Works agency announced today that is is suspending shipments of aid to Gaza. Citing interference from the militant Hamas organi...

Gaza: the Audacity to Survive

Hani Almadhoun | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hani Almadhoun

A day after Israel ended its assault in Gaza Strip, my family (like countless other civilians) finally returned to the ruined remnants of their former lives and homes.

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...