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Gaza Violence

Israeli Military: Mortar Fired From Gaza Hits South Israel

AP | Posted 11.16.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli military says a mortar round fired from Gaza hit southern Israel for the first time since the end of the Gaza war last m...

What Is In The Gaza Peace Deal?

Reuters | Posted 10.26.2014 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Luke Baker GAZA/JERUSALEM, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Israel and the Palestinians agreed on Tuesday to an Egyptian-br...

As Casualties Rise, Egypt Calls For Gaza Ceasefire Talks To Resume

AP | KARIN LAUB and PETER ENAV | Posted 10.23.2014 | World

* Egypt-mediated ceasefire talks broke down this week * Israeli air strikes kill nine Palestinians - health officials *...

Bomb Fired From Gaza Kills Israeli Child

AP | Posted 08.22.2014 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza gunmen killed 18 alleged spies for Israel on Friday, including seven who were lined up behind a mosque with bags o...

Gaza Militants Kill 18 Suspected Spies For Israel, Including 2 Women

AP | IBRAHIM BARZAK | Posted 10.22.2014 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Gaza gunmen killed 18 alleged spies for Israel on Friday, including seven who were lined up behind a mosque and shot aft...

Deadly Israeli Airstrikes Strike Gaza Amid Hail Of Rocket Fire

AP | IBRAHIM BARZAK and TIA GOLDENBERG | Posted 10.20.2014 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas' shadowy military chief escaped an apparent Israeli assassination attempt that killed his wife and infant son, th...

Israel Resumes Gaza Airstrikes After Rocket Barrage, 2 Reported Dead

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH and JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 10.19.2014 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Egyptian attempts to broker an end to a monthlong war between Israel and Hamas militants collapsed in heavy fighting Tue...

European Union Offers To Take Charge Of Gaza Borders

AP | JUERGEN BAETZ and MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 08.15.2014 | World

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union offered Friday to take charge of Gaza's border crossings and work to prevent illegal arms flows, insisting on a d...

Ceasefire Negotiations On Hold As Gaza Violence Continues

AP | IAN DEITCH and KARIN LAUB | Posted 08.09.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Egyptian-brokered talks between Israel and Hamas on a new border deal for Gaza were thrown into doubt Saturday after senior officia...

Israel-Gaza Violence Resumes, Defying Ceasefire Efforts

Reuters | Posted 10.09.2014 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Allyn Fisher-Ilan GAZA/JERUSALEM, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Israel launched more than 30 aerial attacks in...

Charlotte Alfred

Gaza Family Moves 2 Times, But Can't Escape The Bombs

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 08.01.2014 | World

Hassan al-Hallaq and his family -- two boys, ages 4 and 6, and his pregnant wife, due to give birth in days --- were preparing to break the Ramadan fa...

We Don't Want You Here

Robi Damelin | Posted 09.29.2014 | World
Robi Damelin

When the cannons stop, when people have time to reflect on the violence and to weep over the lost and the ruin of their homes and lives, will they then realize that it was all in vain?

Two Wars, Two Pregnancies and No Escape

CARE | Posted 09.27.2014 | Impact
CARE

We are living between wars. You cannot understand how it feels not being able to move, to be trapped, to not even see family or friends. There is no dignity. We are frustrated and we do not know when it will end.

Eline Gordts

'Waiting For The Next Aftershock'

HuffingtonPost.com | Eline Gordts | Posted 07.28.2014 | World

As many residents in Gaza marked a somber start to a three-day holiday that caps the month of Ramadan, United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon once again ren...

Shocking Scenes Of Destruction In Gaza As Thousands Return Home During Truce

Posted 07.26.2014 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A brief cease-fire Saturday in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas militants allowed thousands to return home to see ...

PHOTOS: Gaza Pediatrics Wing Crowded With War's Youngest Victims

AP | Posted 07.25.2014 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The pediatrics wing of the largest hospital in the Gaza Strip is filled with the youngest victims of more than two week...

5 Killed In West Bank Protests Against Gaza Violence On Friday

AP | KARIN LAUB and IAN DEITCH | Posted 09.24.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) -- The U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state made a new attempt Friday to nail down a temporary truce between Israel and Hamas, as...

An Absurd Peace Plan That Might Work

Rev. Chuck Currie | Posted 09.24.2014 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Currie

A sense of hopelessness pervades the air as the civilian death count climbs. As usual, civilians bear the brunt of these conflicts. What constructive role can Americans play in bringing this conflict to an end?

Gaza Death Toll Soars Past 800

Reuters | Posted 09.24.2014 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Dan Williams GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 25 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry pressed regi...

UN School In Gaza Hit By Shells, At Least 15 Dead

Reuters | IBRAHIM BARZAK and PETER ENAV | Posted 09.23.2014 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Allyn Fisher-Ilan GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 24 (Reuters) - Gazan authorities said Israeli forces shelled a shelte...

6-Year-Old Mohammed: 'When Are We Going To Die?'

Agence France Presse | Mai Yaghi | Posted 01.19.2013 | World

Every time six-year-old Mohammed hears the sound of Israeli missiles landing near his home in Gaza City, he turns to his mother and asks: "When are we...

Violence Flares Up Along Gaza Border

AP | IBRAHIM BARZAK | Posted 10.09.2012 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- Israeli forces and Palestinian militants exchanged fire on Monday in the most serious flare-up in months along the border wit...

Israeli Air Strike Kills 3 In Gaza

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2012 | World

GAZA, Sept 5 (Reuters) - An Israeli air strike on the Hamas-governed Gaza Strip killed three gunmen as they tried to launch short-range rockets into...

Israel-Gaza Violence Spikes

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 08.23.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Gaza's militant Hamas rulers threatened to escalate fighting with Israel on Saturday after airstrikes killed several gunmen in the c...

Truce In Gaza

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 05.13.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel halted its airstrikes against Gaza Strip militants early Tuesday and rocket fire from the Palestinian territory ebbed as a ce...