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Israel Airstrikes

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Israel Strike Underscores Security Concerns In Syria Beyond ISIS, Upping Stakes For U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 01.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An Israeli-linked airstrike in Syria on Sunday is drawing attention to an element of the messy Syrian civil war that the U.S. has tried ...

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.

With So Much Bad News Out Of The Middle East, These Stories Remind Us That There's Still Hope

The Huffington Post | Amanda Golden & Michael Maisel | Posted 07.17.2014 | World

A reminder that there are moderate voices coming together in support of peace.

Israel's 10th War: What's Next

Jonathan Adelman | Posted 09.14.2014 | World
Jonathan Adelman

As the war between Israel and Hamas flares up, most attention naturally focuses on Hamas rockets and Israeli air strikes and reserve call-ups. But, it is equally important to understand those broader factors that will govern the conduct of the war and its likely outcome.

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 To Assad: Airstrikes Did Not Aim To Help Syrian Rebels

Reuters | Posted 07.05.2013 | World

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, May 6 (Reuters) - Israel sought to persuade Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday that its recent air ...

Israel's Deeply Troubling Attacks On Journalists

www.nytimes.com | Posted 11.25.2012 | Media

The setting at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel on Tuesday represented the height of refinement, but Alan Rusbridger, editor in chief of The Guardian, remind...

Hamas Leader Decries Killing Of Alleged Spies

Reuters | Posted 01.21.2013 | World

GAZA, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Hamas's deputy leader has condemned the "unlawful" killing of six Palestinians in the Gaza Strip who were suspected of givi...

Israel-Gaza Conflict Sends American Students In To Bomb Shelters

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.20.2012 | College

The escalating conflict in Gaza has caused some American students studying abroad in Israel to head for cover in bomb shelters, while others are evacu...

Israeli Air Strike Kills 11 Palestinian Civilians

AP/The Huffington Post | IBRAHIM BARZAK AND JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 01.18.2013 | World

By IBRAHIM BARZAK AND JOSEF FEDERMAN, The Associated Press GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- An Israeli missile ripped through a two-story home in a re...

Israeli Airstrike Kills Hamas Militant Chief

Reuters | IBRAHIM BARZAK | Posted 01.14.2013 | World

* Israel says major operation may last days * Does not rule out ground invasion of Gaza * Hamas, militant groups vow to ...

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 Warplanes Reportedly Bomb Gaza Strip

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israeli warplanes carried out at least five missile attacks on the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Friday, Palestinian witnesses said....

Israel vs. Iran: The Writing Is on the Wall

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

Unlike what happened to Iraq in 2003, an invasion of Iran is not on the horizon; however, the prospect of targeting its nuclear facilities is more real than ever.

Saudi Arabia, Israel Talks For Shared Airspace Against Iran Denied By Saudis

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Following Vice President Joe Biden's statements in an interview on ABC's "The Week"--which many believe to amount to a tacit condoning of a hypothetic...

Israel Has Conducted Three Airstrikes Against Sudan Since January: Report

ABC News | Luis Martinez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israel has conducted three military strikes against targets in Sudan since January in an effort to prevent what were believed to be Iranian weapons sh...

Healing Gaza's Wounds

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Zogby

In the war's aftermath it is important that attention be paid not only to Gaza's physical wounds and its immediate humanitarian needs, but to the psychic wounds of the survivors.

Searching for Accountability in Gaza

Richard Bennet and Nicholas Quin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard Bennet and Nicholas Quin

In handling the case of the Gaza airstrikes, any war crimes prosecutor would be dealing with a mere snapshot of the greater Arab-Israeli conflict.

Mitchell's Challenge: After Gaza, Five Questions About Palestinian and Israeli Realities

Sandy Tolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sandy Tolan

Given the overwhelming odds facing a two-state solution, a strong American negotiating presence will be necessary, of a sort not seen since... well, ever.

Gaza: Worse Than an Earthquake

Kathy Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kathy Kelly

"Patients died on the floor of the operating room because we had only six operating rooms," said Dr. Saeed Abuhassan. "And really we don't know enough about the kinds of weapons that have been used against Gaza."

Obama Phone Trail Highlights New Mideast Road Map

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diane Francis

Here is the obvious strategy to Gaza crisis that is being whispered about and probably has the best chance of succeeding and stopping the craziness and bloodshed.

International Tribunal to Save Israel and Palestinians

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

As we peer into the abyss, we believe that the establishment of a War Crime Tribunal needs to be supported both by Israel's friends as well as by supporters of Palestine.

The Phony War Crimes Accusation Against Israel

Alan Dershowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alan Dershowitz

If Israel were ever to be charged with "war crimes," that would mark the end of international human rights law as a neutral arbitrator of conduct.

Reportage from Israel/Gaza

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

We can't ignore this fact: Gaza is becoming not the embryo of the so-desired Palestinian State, but the advance base of a total war against the Jewish State.

Whatever it Takes

Diane Perlman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Perlman

President Obama, please lead us in healing wounds, compensating losses, and using principles of restorative justice rather than punitive approaches. Time doesn't heal wounds, people do.