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Gaza Rockets

It's Immoral for Hamas to Use Human Shields and Immoral for Israel to Bomb Human Shields.

H. A. Goodman | Posted 07.29.2014 | World
H. A. Goodman

If the title of this article is vapid to the point of absurdity, that's because it is indeed a trite and possibly ludicrous way to describe the bloodshed in Gaza. Sadly, it's the truth, and the reality that both Hamas and Israel are to blame for the civilian deaths in Gaza is something neither side wants to admit.

WATCH: Israelis Cheer As Rockets Hit Gaza

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 07.17.2014 | World

A crowd in Israel cheered on missiles heading towards Gaza as CNN's Diana Magnay filmed a report. “I think you can probably see there are lots of...

Israeli Military: Rocket Fired From Gaza At Israel As Cease-Fire Ends

AP | KARIN LAUB and ARON HELLER | Posted 07.18.2014 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Fierce fighting between Israel and Hamas resumed Thursday, including an airstrike that killed three Palestinian children...

Iron Dome: Israel's Game-Changer

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 07.10.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's "Iron Dome" defense system has emerged as a game-changer in the current round of violence with Hamas militants in the Gaza...

Israel Launches Airstrikes On Suspected Gaza Militant Sites

AP | ODED BALILTY | Posted 06.29.2014 | World

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered in a central Tel Aviv square on Sunday night to draw attention to the plight of three...

Gaza Militants Pound Southern Israel With Rockets

AP | Posted 05.12.2014 | World

JERUSALEM, March 12 (Reuters) - A heavy rocket barrage from the Gaza Strip struck southern Israel on Wednesday, police said, a day after Israeli for...

Israel: Iranian Rockets Found On Gaza-Bound Ship

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 03.05.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli naval forces raided a ship in the Red Sea early Wednesday and seized dozens of advanced rockets from Iran destined for Pale...

Israel Launches Airstrike In Gaza

AP | IBRAHIM BARZAK | Posted 12.24.2013 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli air and ground forces launched a series of attacks Tuesday on targets across the Gaza Strip, killing a young gi...

Israel Shoots Down Rocket Fired From Gaza

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

* Israel bombs Gaza launch sites after rocket attack * Hamas says Israel nabs two of its West Bank politicians (Adds West Bank arre...

Israeli Aircraft Strike Targets In Gaza Strip

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 08.24.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's prime minister on Monday dedicated a school named after his late father in a West Bank settlement, days before the U.S. sec...

Israeli Airstrike In Gaza Kills 1 Palestinian

AP | IBRAHIM BARZAK | Posted 06.30.2013 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — An Israeli aircraft attacked a motorcycle in Gaza on Tuesday, killing a top militant in a shadowy al-Qaida-influenced gr...

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...

Israel Closes Gaza Border After Rockets Fired On Holocaust Remembrance Day

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 04.08.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel shut a crossing with Gaza after rockets were fired from the Hamas-ruled territory at the Jewish state on the day it commemorated t...

Israel Closes Gaza Crossing After Rocket Attack

AP | Posted 03.22.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- The Israeli military has closed a Gaza border crossing and restricted Palestinian fishermen in the territory after militants fired rocket...

Gaza Militants Fire Rockets Into Israel During Obama Visit

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 05.20.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- Palestinian militants in Gaza fired two rockets on Thursday at southern Israel, on the second day of President Barack Obama's visit to th...

War Stinks, So Here's A 'Victory' Perfume Inspired By Hamas

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.11.2012 | World

That scent? No, it's not the stench of an intractable deadly conflict between the Palestinians and the Israelis. It's actually "M75," a new perfum...

Iron Dome Shootdowns Cost Israel $25-$30 Million

Reuters | Posted 01.22.2013 | World

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Israel's Iron Dome interceptions of Palestinian rockets during eight days of Gaza fight...

Gaza Rockets Hit Israel After Cease-Fire

Reuters | Cosima Ungaro | Posted 01.21.2013 | World

JERUSALEM, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip launched 12 rockets into Israel during the hour after a ceasefire was announce...

Iran Supplying Gaza With Rocket Technology

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 11.21.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran has supplied Hamas in Gaza with the technology to "quickly" produce longer-range missiles on their own without needing direct shi...

Bus Explosion Injures 10 In Tel Aviv

AP | ARIEL DAVID and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 01.21.2013 | World

TEL AVIV, Israel -- A bomb exploded aboard an Israeli bus near the nation's military headquarters in Tel Aviv on Wednesday, wounding 27 people, delive...

David Wood

As Mideast Tensions Rise Over Gaza Violence, Miscalculation Could Ignite a Wider War

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 11.21.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- The dueling rocket attacks and air strikes between Israel and Gaza are escalating in one of the world's most unstable and heavily armed ...

Ceasefire Deal Close, Says Senior Hamas Official

AP | Posted 01.20.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- A senior Hamas official says his group is close to a cease-fire with Israel, but a deal has not yet been reached. Moussa Abu Marzouk s...

Confusion Over Gaza Cease-Fire Agreement

Reuters | Posted 01.20.2013 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Jeffrey Heller GAZA/JERUSALEM, Nov 20 (Reuters) - A Hamas official said on Tuesday Egypt had brokered a Gaza ...

Israel-Gaza Conflict Sends American Students In To Bomb Shelters

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.20.2012 | College

The escalating conflict in Gaza has caused some American students studying abroad in Israel to head for cover in bomb shelters, while others are evacu...

Egyptian President: Gaza Truce Deal Will Be Reached On Tuesday

AP | RAVI NESSMAN | Posted 01.20.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- Egypt's president predicted Tuesday that Israel's nearly weeklong offensive in the Gaza Strip would end within hours, as diplomats from a...