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Israel Hamas Truce

Gaza Braces For More Fighting As Ceasefire Falls

Reuters | Posted 09.25.2014 | World

JERUSALEM, July 27 (Reuters) - The Israeli military started fighting again in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, saying Hamas militants had ignored a 24-hour...

Israel, Hamas Agree To Temporary Break In Fighting

AP | KARIN LAUB and IAN DEITCH | Posted 09.24.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel-Hamas fighting looked headed for escalation after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry failed Friday to broker a weeklong truc...

LOOK: Winners And Losers From The Gaza Conflict

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.26.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- After eight days of the fiercest fighting in years, a cease-fire agreement between Israel and the Gaza Strip's Hamas rulers could usher i...

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 ...

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...

Clinton Vows Israel-Gaza Truce 'In Days Ahead'

Reuters | Posted 01.20.2013 | World

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, Nov 20 (Reuters) - The United States signalled on Tuesday that a Gaza truce could take days...

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 ...

The Right To Freedom Of Movement In The Holy Land Must Be Restored

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Israel's willingness to abort the Shalit deal by insisting that some Hamas prisoners must be deported reveals a long-term problem, namely Israel's intention to hold on to the West Bank indefinitely.

Hamas Officials Caught Smuggling $850,000 Stuffed In Candy Tins Into Gaza

AP | ASHRAF SWEILAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Two Hamas officials returning from Egypt were caught trying to cross the Gaza border Tuesday with nearly $850,000 stuffed into candy tin...

Israel Toughens Negotiating Stance With Hamas

Inter Press Service | By Mel Frykberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RAMALLAH, Feb 16 (IPS) - Israel is toughening its negotiating stance with Hamas as the two try to hammer out a permanent ceasefire agreement. Accor...

Israel Vows "Fierce And Disproportionate" Action After Rockets Fired | Toni O'Loughlin in Jerusalem | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israel's government has threatened to take "fierce and disproportionate" action in Gaza after Palestinian militants fired six rockets on southern Isra...

Bush's Final Gift: Gaza

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

Just when we thought it was impossible for the calamitous George Bush and Svengali Dick Cheney to do any more damage to the world or to America's inte...

Israel Rejected Hamas Ceasefire Offer In December

Inter Press Service | Gareth Porter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON, Jan 9 (IPS) - Contrary to Israel's argument that it was forced to launch its air and ground offensive against Gaza in order to stop the ...

While Gaza Burns, the World Watches

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

Unless Israel can make five to seven million Palestinians disappear, it must find some way to co-exist with them. Israeli leaders on the center and right continue to avoid facing this fact.

Israel sends more troops to Gaza border

AP | IBRAHIM BARZAK and JASON KEYSER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israel sent more troops to the Gaza border Wednesday, rapidly moving forward with preparations for a possible ground off...

Ehud Olmert: Gaza Offensive Will Not End Until Goals Achieved

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Tuesday that Israel's military offensive on the Gaza Strip would continue for as long as necessary to achieve the goal...

Hamas Is Largely to Blame for Israel's Gaza Offensive

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mitchell Bard

How is it that Hamas, a terrorist organization that refused to extend the truce and fired rockets at civilians on a daily basis, gets so much sympathy, with Israel condemned for defending itself?

Hamas Orders Militants To Hold Their Fire For 24 Hours

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hamas has ordered its militants to hold their fire for 24 hours and has expressed interest in renewing its truce with Israel, Al Jazeera reports. "Ham...

Hamas: Israel-Gaza Truce Is Over

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Update: 12/19/08 8am: The six-month truce between Israel and Hamas is now over, and the New York Times reports that the security situation is likely ...

Israel-Hamas Gaza Truce Goes Into Effect

AP | LAURIE COPANS and IBRAHIM BARZAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SDEROT, Israel — Raz Elraz, for the first time, will be able to take his 14-month-old son to a playground in this rocket-scarred Israeli town. A...

Israel-Hamas Truce Confirmed By Israel

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JERUSALEM — A long-sought truce between Israel and Gaza militants went into effect early Thursday, with the aim of halting militant attacks and ...

Israel-Hamas Truce To Begin Thursday: Report

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JERUSALEM — The Gaza Strip's ruling Hamas militant group said Tuesday it has reached a cease-fire with Israel meant to halt a cycle of deadly Pa...