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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...

Is Hamas Winning the Gaza War?

James Dorsey | Posted 10.26.2014 | World
James Dorsey

Returning Gaza to the Stone Age has not stopped Hamas, the Islamist militia in control of the territory, from inflicting significant political and psychological damage on Israel.

Israeli Airstrikes Kill 11, Including Hamas Leader's Wife And Son

Reuters | Nidal al-Mughrabi and Maayan Lubell | Posted 10.19.2014 | World

* Air strike targeted Hamas's military chief * Netanyahu and his defense chief see extended campaign ahead * More than ...

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...

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...

Israel: Soldier Thought Captured Is Dead, More Fighting Imminent

Reuters | Posted 10.02.2014 | World

* Israel: Most of militant attack tunnels are destroyed * Some tanks withdraw; northern Gaza evacuees told to return * 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...

BLACK OUT: Israeli Strike Hits Gaza's Sole Power Plant

Reuters | Nidal al-Mughrabi and Maayan Lubell | Posted 09.27.2014 | World

GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 29 (Reuters) - Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant, flattened the home of its Islamist Hamas political leader and pounded ...

UN Security Council Calls For Humanitarian Cease-Fire

Reuters | Michelle Nichols | Posted 09.26.2014 | World

UNITED NATIONS, July 27 (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council agreed on a statement on Sunday urging Israel, Palestinians and Islamist Hamas militan...

Gaza Fighting Continues Even As FAA Lifts Flight Ban

Reuters | Nidal al-Mughrabi and Crispian Balmer | Posted 09.22.2014 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Dan Williams GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 24 (Reuters) - Israel won a partial reprieve from the economic pain of its ...

Sophia Jones

'They Just Wanted To Kill As Many People As Possible'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sophia Jones | Posted 07.23.2014 | World

GAZA CITY -- It was late Saturday morning when Aisha, 2, and Fatima, 4, left their bedroom and walked downstairs to their grandmother's apartment. Min...

Israeli Military Pummels Gaza, Displacing Thousands

Reuters | Nidal al-Mughrabi and Crispian Balmer | Posted 09.21.2014 | World

* Foreign airlines shun Tel Aviv over rocket risk * Gaza death toll hits 687; 3 more Israeli soldiers die * UN rights ch...

Despite FAA Ban, Kerry Flies To Israel

Reuters | Posted 09.21.2014 | World

TEL AVIV, July 23 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Tel Aviv on Wednesday to seek ways of ending the deadliest violence in y...

Israeli Soldier Reportedly Missing In Gaza

Reuters | Posted 09.21.2014 | World

* Missing soldier was in armored vehicle attacked in Gaza * Six others in vehicle dead, Hamas says soldier captured (Adds details, ...

Report: Hamas Military Wing Claims Capture Of An Israeli Soldier

Reuters | Nidal al-Mughrabi and Allyn Fisher-Ilan | Posted 07.20.2014 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Allyn Fisher-Ilan GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 20 (Reuters) - Hamas's armed wing said on Sunday it had captured an Israeli soldier...

23 Palestinians, Israeli Soldier Dead In Gaza Offensive

Reuters | Nidal al-Mughrabi and Maayan Lubell | Posted 09.16.2014 | World

GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 18 (Reuters) - Israel stepped up its ground offensive in Gaza early on Friday pounding targets with artillery fire and using ta...

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...

Gaza and Lobby Politics

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics
MJ Rosenberg

It occurs to me that the continuing Gaza war can be viewed (in addition to viewing it as part of Israel's continuing battle to maintain the occupation) as a testament to the failure of American democracy. Hear me out.

Israel Targets Top Hamas Leader As Gaza Ceasefire Collapses

Reuters | Nidal al-Mughrabi and Maayan Lubell | Posted 09.14.2014 | World

GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 16 (Reuters) - Israel resumed its air strikes in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday a day after holding its fire in deference to an Eg...

Israel Agrees To Gaza Ceasefire Plan

Reuters | Nidal al-Mughrabi and Dan Williams | Posted 09.13.2014 | World

GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 15 (Reuters) - Palestinian militants fired rockets at Israel on Tuesday after it agreed to an Egyptian proposal to end the week...

Armed Wing Of Hamas Rejects Ceasefire Proposal

Reuters | Posted 09.13.2014 | World

GAZA, July 15 (Reuters) - The armed wing of the Palestinian militant group Hamas on Tuesday rejected the reported text of an Egyptian ceasefire prop...

Sophia Jones

'We Are Telling Them The War Will Be Over, But They Are In Shock'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sophia Jones | Posted 07.11.2014 | World

GAZA CITY -- Whenever 5-year-old cousins Kenan and Nour wake up in their adjoining hospital beds, they beg to see their parents. The tiny pair, now bl...

Israel Launches Military Offensive Against Gaza

Reuters | By JOSEF FEDERMAN and NAJIB JOBAIN | Posted 09.06.2014 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Ori Lewis GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 9 (Reuters) - At least 23 people were killed across Gaza, Palestinian officials said on Wed...

Hamas Steps Up Rocket Fire, Israel Readies For Escalation

Reuters | Posted 09.06.2014 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA, July 7 (Reuters) - Hamas stepped up rocket fire at southern Israeli towns and Israel called up reserve troo...

Hamas: Israeli Action Would Open Gates Of Hell

AFP | Posted 06.30.2014 | World

Any Israeli action to punish Hamas for the alleged murder of three teenagers whose bodies were found on Monday would open "the gates of hell," the Isl...