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Mideast Conflict

Israeli Army Discovers Hamas-Built Tunnel Stretching From Gaza To Israel

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 04.18.2016 | World

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said on Monday it had unearthed a new cross-border tunnel dug by Hamas militants from the Gaza Strip, the first such disc...

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 public ...

Palestinians Set Fire To Tomb Of Biblical Patriarch Joseph

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 10.16.2015 | World

JERUSALEM, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Palestinians in the Israeli-occupied West Bank set fire to a Jewish shrine near Nablus and stabbed an Israeli soldier ne...

Israel, Palestinian Territories Suffering Worst Period Of Unrest In Years

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 10.13.2015 | World

Palestinian men armed with knives and a gun killed at least three people and wounded several others in a string of attacks in Jerusalem and near Tel A...

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 Tuesday before bei...

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...

Assad or ISIS

Jeff Danziger | Posted 11.01.2014 | World
Jeff Danziger

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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...

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...

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'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Israeli Soldier Reportedly Missing In Gaza

Reuters | Posted 09.21.2014 | World

* Missing soldier was in armored vehicle attacked in Gaza * Six others in vehicle dead, Hamas says soldier captured (Adds details, ...

23 Palestinians, Israeli Soldier Dead In Gaza Offensive

Reuters | Nidal al-Mughrabi and Maayan Lubell | Posted 09.16.2014 | World

GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 18 (Reuters) - Israel stepped up its ground offensive in Gaza early on Friday pounding targets with artillery fire and using ta...

Israel Targets Top Hamas Leader As Gaza Ceasefire Collapses

Reuters | Nidal al-Mughrabi and Maayan Lubell | Posted 09.14.2014 | World

GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 16 (Reuters) - Israel resumed its air strikes in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday a day after holding its fire in deference to an Eg...

Israel Agrees To Gaza Ceasefire Plan

Reuters | Nidal al-Mughrabi and Dan Williams | Posted 09.13.2014 | World

GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 15 (Reuters) - Palestinian militants fired rockets at Israel on Tuesday after it agreed to an Egyptian proposal to end the week...

Armed Wing Of Hamas Rejects Ceasefire Proposal

Reuters | Posted 09.13.2014 | World

GAZA, July 15 (Reuters) - The armed wing of the Palestinian militant group Hamas on Tuesday rejected the reported text of an Egyptian ceasefire prop...

Sophia Jones

'We Are Telling Them The War Will Be Over, But They Are In Shock'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sophia Jones | Posted 07.11.2014 | World

GAZA CITY -- Whenever 5-year-old cousins Kenan and Nour wake up in their adjoining hospital beds, they beg to see their parents. The tiny pair, now bl...

Israel Launches Military Offensive Against Gaza

Reuters | By JOSEF FEDERMAN and NAJIB JOBAIN | Posted 09.06.2014 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Ori Lewis GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 9 (Reuters) - At least 23 people were killed across Gaza, Palestinian officials said on Wed...

Khaled Meshaal Re-Elected Leader Of Hamas

Reuters | Posted 06.01.2013 | World

* Egypt and Qatar lobbied on Meshaal's behalf, diplomat says * Meshaal agreed to truce with Israel after November war * ...

Live and Let Die: The Ghoulish Gaza Culture of Death

Howard Barbanel | Posted 01.20.2013 | Politics
Howard Barbanel

For Hamas it is "my way or the cemetery," like their Iranian sponsors, they envision an apocalyptic world where anyone not hewing to their faith will either be forcibly converted or forcibly eliminated.