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Israel Gaza Conflict 2012

Gaza Arms Flow Will Not Stop, Says Hamas Leader

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 01.24.2013 | World

CAIRO — Gaza's ruling Hamas will not stop arming itself because only a strong arsenal, not negotiations, can extract concessions from Israel, th...

Israel: We Have Arrested Tel Aviv Bus Bomber

AP | Posted 01.22.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israeli authorities arrested an Arab Israeli on Thursday on accusations he planted a bomb on a bus in Tel Aviv that wounded 27 people and...

Muslim Brotherhood Urges Holy War After Peace Deal

AP | Posted 01.22.2013 | World

CAIRO — The top leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood denounced peace efforts with Israel and urged holy war to liberate Palestinian territories ...

Gazans Clean Up As Ceasefire Holds

AP | KARIN LAUB and IBRAHIM BARZAK | Posted 01.22.2013 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Hamas leaders and thousands of flag-waving supporters declared victory over Israel on Gaza's first day of calm under an ...

Morsi's Dealing Seals Egyptian President's Role As Major Player

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 01.21.2013 | World

CAIRO — The Gaza cease-fire deal reached Thursday marks a startling trajectory for Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi: an Islamist leader who ref...

What's Next With Israel and Gaza

Jesse Aizenstat | Posted 11.21.2012 | World
Jesse Aizenstat

Unfortunately, Operation Pillar of Defense, as the Israelis call it, will be remembered as exactly the contrary: another round of needless violence.

Jaweed Kaleem

After Israel-Gaza Ceasefire, Dead Continue To Be Mourned As Victims Struggle To Make Meaning Of Lost Lives | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 12.10.2012 | Religion

From his apartment in Tel Aviv, Mathew Markman could feel his building shake as Gaza-born rockets were intercepted and exploded in the sky. He fou...

Gaza Rockets Hit Israel After Cease-Fire

Reuters | Cosima Ungaro | Posted 01.21.2013 | World

JERUSALEM, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip launched 12 rockets into Israel during the hour after a ceasefire was announce...

Remembering the Rockets of Gaza and Baghdad: An Iraq Veteran Visits Israel

David W. Peters | Posted 01.21.2013 | World
David W. Peters

Whatever U.S. veterans feel after they come home from Iraq or Afghanistan, you can be sure that Israeli soldiers feel it even more intensely. We get to leave the problems of Iraq on the other side of the world. They don't.

Tahrir Squared: Egypt, Israel and Gaza

H.A. Hellyer | Posted 11.21.2012 | World
H.A. Hellyer

Despite his Islamist credentials -- and his party's historic rejection of the accord -- Egyptian President Morsi has made it clear that the peace treaty between Israel and Palestine is here to stay, and, over the last few days, it has been maintained.

The Israel-Hamas Ceasefire Agreement Text In Full

Reuters | Posted 01.21.2013 | World

CAIRO, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Following is the verbatim English text of the ceasefire agreement between Israel and the Palestinians in Gaza that was rea...

Egypt Announces Israel-Hamas Ceasefire

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN and KARIN LAUB | Posted 01.21.2013 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — A cease-fire agreement between Israel and the Gaza Strip's Hamas rulers took effect Wednesday night, bringing an end to ...

Israel And Hamas Truce Announced By Egypt

Reuters | Posted 01.21.2013 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Jeffrey Heller GAZA/JERUSALEM, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Israel and Hamas agreed on Wednesday to a ceasefire brokere...

Israel And Hamas Reportedly Agree To Ceasefire

Reuters | Posted 01.21.2013 | World

GAZA, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Israel and the Islamist militant group Hamas agreed on Wednesday to a Gaza ceasefire deal, said a Palestinian official with...

Iran Supplying Gaza With Rocket Technology

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 11.21.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran has supplied Hamas in Gaza with the technology to "quickly" produce longer-range missiles on their own without needing direct shi...

Clinton Seeks 'Broader Calm' In Israel-Gaza Truce Negotiations

Reuters | Posted 01.21.2013 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Jeffrey Heller GAZA/JERUSALEM, Nov 21 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday pursue...

When Enemies Make a Common World: Hamas, Netanyahu and the Israel-Gaza War

Roger Friedland | Posted 11.21.2012 | World
Roger Friedland

Israel has the right to defend its citizens against a continuous rain of missiles. But there is no purely military solution to this conflict. There is only a political one, which will require a strong, prosperous, democratic Palestinian state in the West Bank as a counter to the Gaza of Hamas.

The Children of Gaza's Rocket War

Anav Silverman | Posted 01.21.2013 | World
Anav Silverman

For six-and-half-year-old Dvir in southern Israel, the rockets spawn one main terror. According to his mom, Dvir recently told her that he fears he will never grow old.

Clinton Meets Morsi In Cairo To Discuss Israel-Gaza Truce

Reuters | Posted 01.21.2013 | World

CAIRO, Nov 21 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi on Wednesday in Cairo to disc...

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...

Gaza's Dirty Little Secret Finally Revealed By Reporters (VIDEO)

Ahmed Shihab-Eldin | Posted 11.20.2012 | World
Ahmed Shihab-Eldin

To ignore the role of Israel's occupation of Gaza is to ignore the fundamental fact needed to frame the latest escalation in reality rather than rhetoric and propaganda. To do otherwise, flagrantly falsifies the very premise of the conflict.

Gaza-Egypt Border Critical Point In Israel-Hamas Conflict

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 11.20.2012 | World

RAFAH, Gaza Strip -- Computerized passport control points, shiny marble floors and framed photos of beaches greet arrivals at Gaza's Rafah terminal al...

Hezbollah Remains On Sidelines During Gaza Conflict

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 11.20.2012 | World

BEIRUT -- While the death toll from the Israel-Gaza conflict has mounted, Hezbollah has offered quiet words of encouragement to the Palestinians, pled...

Israel Intensifies Gaza Attacks Despite Truce Talks

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN and IBRAHIM BARZAK | Posted 01.20.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel and the Hamas militant group edged closer to a cease-fire Tuesday to end a weeklong Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip, but ...

Gaza: A Threat Beyond Israel

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 11.20.2012 | World
Abraham H. Foxman

We should also be standing with Israel because if we don't, the scourge of missiles targeting civilian populations will become a world-wide epidemic.