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Israel Gaza Blockade

Israel Eases Gaza Restrictions

AP | ARON HELLER and IBRAHIM BARZAK | Posted 03.02.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — In a major concession to Gaza's Hamas leaders Monday, Israel dropped its five-year ban on construction materials crossing into the t...

Israel Intercepts Gaza Bound Boat

AP | DIAA HADID | Posted 12.20.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli troops on Saturday commandeered a Gaza-bound ship that tried to break through Israel's blockade of the Hamas-ruled seaside s...

New Flotilla Challenges Gaza Blockade

AP | By IAN DEITCH | Posted 01.04.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel's navy boarded two small protest boats trying to break the blockade of the Gaza Strip on Friday and towed them to an Israeli port ...

Turkey: Flotilla Raid Was 'Cause For War'

AP | SUZAN FRASER | Posted 11.12.2011 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey's prime minister said Monday that Israel's raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla last year was "cause for war" but added tha...

Israel's Latest Violation

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephen Zunes

Every time Israel's right-wing government engages in yet another outrageous violation of international legal norms, it is easy to think, "No way are t...

Gaza Tunnel Explosion Kills 7 Palestinians

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

At least seven Palestinians were killed overnight when fuel exploded in a smuggling tunnel beneath the border between Egypt and the Gaza Strip, Palest...

Operation Human Shield

Daniel Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Kohn

Israel's Gaza operation is not a war in conventional terms. When terrorists use schools to teach hatred and use places of worship to hide and store weapons, it is impossible to keep civilians safe.