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Israel Airstrikes Gaza

Israel Acknowledges Mortar Shell Hit UN School

AP | YOUSUR ALHLOU | Posted 09.26.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel acknowledged Sunday that troops fired a mortar shell that hit the courtyard of a U.N. school in Gaza last week, but said aer...

The Nightmare of Gaza Continues

James Zogby | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics
James Zogby

Palestinians want to live normal lives. They want to be able to provide for their children and see their children's children grow and prosper. It is not, as the Israelis would say, that the Palestinians have chosen death. Rather, it is that the Israelis have never allowed them the chance to choose life.

Israel Terrorizes Palestinians in Gaza

Adil E. Shamoo | Posted 09.17.2014 | World
Adil E. Shamoo

In essence, Israel wants to achieve what every invading army wishes to achieve -- attaining the best for the colonizers and the crumbs for the subjugated people.

Gaza Redux: Déjà Vu in Occupied Palestinian Territory

Salena Tramel | Posted 09.16.2014 | World
Salena Tramel

The names of four children jutted out from my computer's screen like daggers on the list of the dead by name as I refreshed it. Memories of children laughing while flying kites on a beach in Gaza flooded my mind.

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...

Israel Launches Intense Airstrikes In Gaza

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN and IAN DEITCH | Posted 07.01.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military found the bodies of three missing teenagers on Monday just over two weeks after they were abducted in the West...

Israel Launches Airstrike In Gaza

AP | IBRAHIM BARZAK | Posted 12.24.2013 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli air and ground forces launched a series of attacks Tuesday on targets across the Gaza Strip, killing a young gi...

Israel Hits Gaza With Airstrikes In Response To Rockets

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 04.29.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel responded to rockets fired from the Gaza Strip with airstrikes on sites used by Islamic militant group Hamas, which rules the Pale...

Egyptian President: Gaza Truce Deal Will Be Reached On Tuesday

AP | RAVI NESSMAN | Posted 01.20.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- Egypt's president predicted Tuesday that Israel's nearly weeklong offensive in the Gaza Strip would end within hours, as diplomats from a...

Hamas Rockets Tel Aviv Amid Israel Ceasefire In Gaza

Reuters | Posted 01.16.2013 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Egypt tried to open a tiny window to emergency peace diplomacy in Gaza on Friday, but ho...

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...

Israeli Aircraft Strike Gaza Targets

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli aircraft attacked two suspected weapons-making factories and a smuggling tunnel in the Gaza Strip early Sunday in what the m...

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 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.

Attack on Gaza: As Usual, U.S. Media (And Most Liberals) Silent -- As Israeli Newspaper Raises Doubts

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Greg Mitchell

The foreign press, and even Haaretz in Israel, carries more balanced accounts than the American media.

Jordanian MPs Burn Israeli Flag

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Nationalist MPs shared together in a clear act of national consensus as they torched the Israeli flag at the outset of the parliament's session Sunday.

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 Masses Troops, Tanks For Possible Ground Invasion

AP | IBRAHIM BARZAK and KARIN LAUB | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israel widened its deadliest-ever air offensive against Gaza's Hamas rulers Sunday, pounding smuggling tunnels and gover...

Israel Assaults Hamas In Gaza

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SCROLL DOWN FOR SLIDESHOW ***UPDATE*** 12/29 11:45PM Israel continued to pound Hamas targets in Gaza for a fourth straight day: Israeli warplanes k...