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Gaza Airstrikes

Deadly Israeli Airstrikes Strike Gaza Amid Hail Of Rocket Fire

AP | IBRAHIM BARZAK and TIA GOLDENBERG | Posted 10.20.2014 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas' shadowy military chief escaped an apparent Israeli assassination attempt that killed his wife and infant son, th...

Israel Resumes Gaza Airstrikes After Rocket Barrage, 2 Reported Dead

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH and JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 10.19.2014 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Egyptian attempts to broker an end to a monthlong war between Israel and Hamas militants collapsed in heavy fighting Tue...

17 Things To Read If You're Trying To See All Sides Of The Israel-Gaza Conflict

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing & Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.05.2014 | World

You can be against the violence without being "pro-Israel"or "pro-Palestinian."

With So Much Bad News Out Of The Middle East, These Stories Remind Us That There's Still Hope

The Huffington Post | Amanda Golden & Michael Maisel | Posted 07.17.2014 | World

A reminder that there are moderate voices coming together in support of peace.

Sophia Jones

5 Palestinians In Gaza Highlight Disagreement On Possible Cease-Fire

HuffingtonPost.com | Sophia Jones | Posted 07.16.2014 | World

GAZA CITY -- On Tuesday, there was a glimmer of hope when Israel accepted the terms of an Egypt-proposed cease-fire with Hamas. But the Islamist milit...

Israeli Military Says It Has Resumed Airstrikes On Gaza

AP | Posted 09.14.2014 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — An Egyptian truce proposal for the conflict in Gaza quickly unraveled Tuesday, after the Islamic militant Hamas rejecte...

6 Militants Killed In Gaza Strip, Hamas Vows Revenge

Reuters | Nidal al-Mughrabi | Posted 09.05.2014 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA, July 7 (Reuters) - Israel called up reserve troops on Monday for a possible escalation of hostilities with ...

Israel Launches Intense Airstrikes In Gaza

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN and IAN DEITCH | Posted 07.01.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military found the bodies of three missing teenagers on Monday just over two weeks after they were abducted in the West...

Israel Hits Gaza With Airstrikes In Response To Rockets

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 04.29.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel responded to rockets fired from the Gaza Strip with airstrikes on sites used by Islamic militant group Hamas, which rules the Pale...

HRW: Israel Violated Laws Of War In Gaza

AP | Associated Press | Posted 04.15.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — A U.S.-based rights group says Israel violated laws of war in a series of airstrikes during an eight-day military operation last Nov...

Reporters Without Borders Condemns Israeli Attacks

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.18.2013 | World

PARIS — Reporters Without Borders has condemned Israeli missile attacks on two media centers in Gaza that wounded six Palestinian journalists an...

The Strong Hearts of Israel's Rocket-Ravaged Residents

Anav Silverman | Posted 01.16.2013 | World
Anav Silverman

As I make my way back down the heavily damaged building, an elderly man leaves his apartment and walks slowly down the blood-stained stairs. He looks sadly at the memorial candles at the bottom, and whispers a few words, and then continues on to the synagogue to pray.

Israel-Gaza Conflict Analysis: A Clash Waiting To Happen

AP | DAN PERRY and JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 01.16.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Since Israel completed a devastating military offensive in the Gaza Strip four years ago, military officials have warned it was only...

Analysis: Israel Gaza Offensive Looks To Be Brief

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 11.15.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- The major operation Israel launched to stop Gaza rocket fire bears some striking similarities to a punishing three-week campaign it unlea...

Israeli Jets Strike Gaza As Leaders Convene Peace Talks

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — A mortar attack by Palestinian militants and airstrikes by Israel formed the grim backdrop as Mideast leaders ended their latest rou...

Israel Gaza War Defended In Government Report

AP | MARK LAVIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — An Israeli government report released Thursday insisted that "incessant" Hamas rocket attacks forced Israel to hit Gaza hard earlier...

Breaking The Silence Claims Over Gaza Rebuffed By IDF Reservists

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In part of an ongoing schism within the ranks of the Israeli Defense Forces over alleged abuses against Palestinian civilians during Operation Cast Le...

Gaza Operation: Israeli Soldiers Tell A Different Story Than Official Military Line

Mikhael Manekin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mikhael Manekin

Twenty-six soldiers have now come forward to talk about their combat experiences in the Gaza War, and their testimonies are radically different from the official version given by Israel Defense Force spokesmen.

UN Gaza Probe To Proceed Despite Israel

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A UN inquiry into possible war crimes in Gaza will go ahead even if Israel does not co-operate, says Richard Goldstone, who leads the inquiry team....

Gaza Doctor With 3 Daughters Killed Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Palestinian doctor whose three daughters were killed by Israeli troops in the Gaza war has been nominated for the Nobel peace prize an Israeli minis...

White Phosphorous Shells Used In Gaza Made In U.S.: Amnesty International

Times Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

White phosphorus bombs used by Israeli forces in the Gaza Strip were produced and supplied by American arms manufacturers, according to an Amnesty Int...

War Diary from Sderot

Nomika Zion | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nomika Zion

Not in my name and not for me did you go into this war. The bloodbath in Gaza is not in my name nor for my security. Behind this accursed leadership of Hamas live human beings.

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.

Are We Not Human? Diary from an Oxfam Aid Worker in Gaza City

Louis Belanger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Louis Belanger

What is the international community waiting for, to see even more dismembered people, and families erased before they act? What is happening is against humanity. Are we not human?

Changing the Reality in Gaza

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

Counting on international pressure to bring a quick end to the Israeli onslaught may prove to be misplaced as Israel is now determined to never allow a return to the status quo ante.