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Mideast Conflict

Ban Ki-moon: Israeli Settlement Activity Is An Affront To Palestinian People

The New York Times | Jade Walker | Posted 02.01.2016 | World

In Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories, 2016 has begun much as 2015 ended — with unacceptable levels of violence and a polarized pu...

Israeli Soldiers Kill Jewish Man Mistaken For 'Terrorist'

AP | Jade Walker | Posted 10.22.2015 | World

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Palestinians Set Fire To Tomb Of Biblical Patriarch Joseph

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 10.16.2015 | World

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Israel, Palestinian Territories Suffering Worst Period Of Unrest In Years

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 10.13.2015 | World

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Palestinian Child Killed In Fiery West Bank Attack

AP | Jade Walker | Posted 07.31.2015 | World

DUMA, West Bank (AP) — Suspected Jewish assailants set fire to a West Bank home on Friday and burned a sleeping Palestinian toddler t...

Armed Men Launch Deadly Attack On Jerusalem Synagogue

Reuters | MAAYAN LUBELL | Posted 01.17.2015 | World

JERUSALEM, Nov 18 (Reuters) - Two Palestinians armed with a meat cleaver and a gun killed four people in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesd...

Palestinian Bus Driver Found Hanged In Jerusalem Bus

Reuters | Ali Sawafta | Posted 01.16.2015 | World

JERUSALEM, Nov 17 (Reuters) - A Palestinian bus driver was found hanged in his vehicle on Monday, an incident that led to stone-throwing protests by P...

Hamas Admits 'Mistakes' During Gaza Battle

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 09.12.2014 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Two weeks after the end of the Gaza war, there is growing evidence that Hamas militants used residential areas as cover...

Assad or ISIS

Jeff Danziger | Posted 11.01.2014 | World
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Senior Hamas Commanders Killed In Israeli Airstrike

AP | KARIN LAUB and IAN DEITCH | Posted 10.20.2014 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel stepped up its campaign against Gaza's ruling Hamas on Thursday, killing three of the group's senior military co...

Israeli Airstrikes Kill 11, Including Hamas Leader's Wife And Son

Reuters | Nidal al-Mughrabi and Maayan Lubell | Posted 10.19.2014 | World

* Air strike targeted Hamas's military chief * Netanyahu and his defense chief see extended campaign ahead * More than ...

Israeli Troops Destroy Homes Of Palestinians Suspected Of Killing 3 Teens

Reuters | Ori Lewis | Posted 10.17.2014 | World

* Two of three Palestinian suspects remain at large * Military says Supreme Court affirmed demolition orders (Adds Palestinian fath...

Cease-Fire In Gaza Is Holding

AP | By MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 10.10.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — As a new temporary truce took hold, negotiators from Israel and the Hamas militant group resumed indirect talks Monday to reach a long-...

Cease-Fire Ends As Gaza Militants Resume Rocket Attacks On Israel

AP | By JOSEF FEDERMAN and MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 10.07.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — A three-day truce collapsed Friday in a new round of violence after Gaza militants resumed rocket attacks on Israel, drawing a wave...

Gaza Cease-Fire Holds For 2nd Day

AP | By MAGGIE MICHAEL and BRIAN ROHAN | Posted 10.05.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Indirect Israeli-Palestinian negotiations over extending a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip and ending a blockade of the battered territory...

Palestinians, Israelis Trade Blame For Breaking Gaza Truce

Reuters | Nidal al-Mughrabi and Maayan Lubell | Posted 10.03.2014 | World

* One killed in two violent attacks in Jerusalem * Palestinians say Israel violated prior ceasefire by killing girl * I...

Israeli Airstrike Kills Militant Leader In Gaza

AP | By JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 10.03.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel and Hamas on Monday accepted an Egyptian cease-fire proposal meant to halt a bruising monthlong war that has claimed nearly ...

Gaza Truce Quickly Unravels

AP | KARIN LAUB and HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 09.30.2014 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel launched dozens of airstrikes early Saturday in the southern Gaza Strip as part of a large-scale search for a so...

Israeli Military Calls Up Another 16,000 Reserves

AP | By IAN DEITCH and IBRAHIM BARZAK | Posted 09.29.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire to begin Friday morning, the United Nations and United States ann...

BLACK OUT: Israeli Strike Hits Gaza's Sole Power Plant

Reuters | Nidal al-Mughrabi and Maayan Lubell | Posted 09.27.2014 | World

GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 29 (Reuters) - Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant, flattened the home of its Islamist Hamas political leader and pounded ...

UN Security Council Calls For Humanitarian Cease-Fire

Reuters | Michelle Nichols | Posted 09.26.2014 | World

UNITED NATIONS, July 27 (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council agreed on a statement on Sunday urging Israel, Palestinians and Islamist Hamas militan...

Gaza Fighting Continues Even As FAA Lifts Flight Ban

Reuters | Nidal al-Mughrabi and Crispian Balmer | Posted 09.22.2014 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Dan Williams GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 24 (Reuters) - Israel won a partial reprieve from the economic pain of its ...

Sophia Jones

'They Just Wanted To Kill As Many People As Possible' | Sophia Jones | Posted 07.23.2014 | World

GAZA CITY -- It was late Saturday morning when Aisha, 2, and Fatima, 4, left their bedroom and walked downstairs to their grandmother's apartment. Min...

Israeli Military Pummels Gaza, Displacing Thousands

Reuters | Nidal al-Mughrabi and Crispian Balmer | Posted 09.21.2014 | World

* Foreign airlines shun Tel Aviv over rocket risk * Gaza death toll hits 687; 3 more Israeli soldiers die * UN rights ch...

Despite FAA Ban, Kerry Flies To Israel

Reuters | Posted 09.21.2014 | World

TEL AVIV, July 23 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Tel Aviv on Wednesday to seek ways of ending the deadliest violence in y...