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Christina Wilkie

Israeli Ambassador: Gaza Human Rights Report A 'Kangaroo Court'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer argued on Tuesday that Israel is obeying the laws of war and using proportionate forc...

Obama: U.S. Using All Means To Secure Israel Cease-Fire

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the United States will use all its diplomatic resources and relationships to secure a d...

CeaseFire Funding Drying Up Fast, Closures Take Hold

Posted 09.15.2013 | Chicago

CeaseFire, the Chicago-based anti-violence group at the focus of the 2011 documentary "The Interrupters" is shutting two of its offices as funding dri...

Joshua Hersh

Israel-Gaza Conflict Reaches Cease-Fire After Egyptians, U.S. Broker Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.21.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- Israel and Hamas have agreed to a cease-fire in the week-old conflagration in Gaza that has left more than a hundred dead and many more ...

Annan Issues Cease-Fire for Syria

Gideon Resnick | Posted 06.11.2012 | College
Gideon Resnick

With no willingness on the part of other countries to intervene militarily, the cease-fire planned for Thursday may be the only thing that could prevent Syria from breaking into a complete civil war.

South Africa: Gaddafi Has Accepted 'Road Map' For Cease-Fire

AP | HADEEL AL-SHALCHI and SEBASTIAN ABBOT | Posted 06.10.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — A delegation of African leaders said Sunday that their Libyan counterpart, Moammar Gadhafi, accepted their "road map" for a cea...

Thailand Cease-Fire On Table: Thai Government To Accept Red Shirt Offer

AP | VIJAY JOSHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANGKOK — Security forces arrested a 12-year-old boy Tuesday for allegedly setting fire to several houses during the mayhem gripping the Thai ca...

Hamas Proposes Year-Long Cease-Fire With Israel

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hamas officials have proposed a year-long ceasefire with Israel in the latest round of peace talks brokered by Egypt. The proposal was made during a ...

Ryan Grim

Pelosi Bemoans "Huge" Civilian Deaths In Gaza War, Urges Cease Fire

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced she was meeting with the Egyptian ambassador on Thursday to push for a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel in Gaza...

Diplomatic Pressure On Israel, Hamas Intensifies

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UPDATE 6 pm Heavy fighting broke out in Gaza's populated streets Monday night as Israel dismissed calls for a truce, reports the Telegraph. Explosio...

America is Primarily at Fault for the Conflict in Gaza

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

The Bush administration demanded -- against the advice of nearly every expert in the field and the Israeli government -- that the Palestinians hold elections. They did. Hamas won.

Rumors Of The Next Cold War

Judah Freed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Judah Freed

No matter how subtly the conquest happens, Russian control of Georgia would amount to an historic shift in the balance of power -- especially as long as the world economy is fueled by oil.

Cease-fire: No Small Thing

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
MJ Rosenberg

Cease-fire or no cease-fire, neither side is turning its swords into plowshares. Nonetheless, the truce between Hamas and Israel is a very good thing.

Iraq Militants Bombard US Green Zone With Rockets, Defy al-Sadr's Call For Cease-Fire

Reuters | Wisam Mohammed and Peter Graff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Militants bombarded Baghdad's Green Zone with rockets on Sunday, taking advantage of the cover of a blinding dust storm to launch one of the heaviest ...

Baghdad's Green Zone Attacked

AP | PATRICK QUINN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BAGHDAD — Extremists fired an explosive barrage Saturday into the capital's heavily protected Green Zone, targeting the heart of America's diplo...