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Gaza Violence

We Don't Want You Here

Robi Damelin | Posted 07.30.2014 | World
Robi Damelin

When the cannons stop, when people have time to reflect on the violence and to weep over the lost and the ruin of their homes and lives, will they then realize that it was all in vain?

Two Wars, Two Pregnancies and No Escape

CARE | Posted 07.28.2014 | Impact
CARE

We are living between wars. You cannot understand how it feels not being able to move, to be trapped, to not even see family or friends. There is no dignity. We are frustrated and we do not know when it will end.

Eline Gordts

'Waiting For The Next Aftershock'

HuffingtonPost.com | Eline Gordts | Posted 07.28.2014 | World

As many residents in Gaza marked a somber start to a three-day holiday that caps the month of Ramadan, United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon once again ren...

Shocking Scenes Of Destruction In Gaza As Thousands Return Home During Truce

Posted 07.26.2014 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A brief cease-fire Saturday in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas militants allowed thousands to return home to see ...

PHOTOS: Gaza Pediatrics Wing Crowded With War's Youngest Victims

AP | Posted 07.25.2014 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The pediatrics wing of the largest hospital in the Gaza Strip is filled with the youngest victims of more than two week...

5 Killed In West Bank Protests Against Gaza Violence On Friday

AP | KARIN LAUB and IAN DEITCH | Posted 07.26.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) -- The U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state made a new attempt Friday to nail down a temporary truce between Israel and Hamas, as...

An Absurd Peace Plan That Might Work

Rev. Chuck Currie | Posted 07.25.2014 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Currie

A sense of hopelessness pervades the air as the civilian death count climbs. As usual, civilians bear the brunt of these conflicts. What constructive role can Americans play in bringing this conflict to an end?

Gaza Death Toll Soars Past 800

Reuters | Posted 07.25.2014 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Dan Williams GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 25 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry pressed regi...

UN School In Gaza Hit By Shells, At Least 15 Dead

Reuters | IBRAHIM BARZAK and PETER ENAV | Posted 07.25.2014 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Allyn Fisher-Ilan GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 24 (Reuters) - Gazan authorities said Israeli forces shelled a shelte...

6-Year-Old Mohammed: 'When Are We Going To Die?'

Agence France Presse | Mai Yaghi | Posted 01.19.2013 | World

Every time six-year-old Mohammed hears the sound of Israeli missiles landing near his home in Gaza City, he turns to his mother and asks: "When are we...

Violence Flares Up Along Gaza Border

AP | IBRAHIM BARZAK | Posted 10.09.2012 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- Israeli forces and Palestinian militants exchanged fire on Monday in the most serious flare-up in months along the border wit...

Israeli Air Strike Kills 3 In Gaza

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2012 | World

GAZA, Sept 5 (Reuters) - An Israeli air strike on the Hamas-governed Gaza Strip killed three gunmen as they tried to launch short-range rockets into...

Israel-Gaza Violence Spikes

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 08.23.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Gaza's militant Hamas rulers threatened to escalate fighting with Israel on Saturday after airstrikes killed several gunmen in the c...

Truce In Gaza

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 05.13.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel halted its airstrikes against Gaza Strip militants early Tuesday and rocket fire from the Palestinian territory ebbed as a ce...

Gaza War Damaged Hundreds Of Historic World War I Gravestones

GlobalPost | Matt Beynon Rees | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In Gaza, violence is so prevalent, even death doesn't put you beyond its reach. Nor does a grave protect you from further insult to your dignity. T...

Cairo Bombing Suspects Detained

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Egyptian police are questioning three suspects over the bombing of a Cairo market that killed one person and injured 20 others, officials say....

Christmas In Bethlehem Festive, Gaza Violence Escalates

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) -- Christians celebrated Bethlehem's merriest Christmas in eight years Wednesday, with hotels booked solid, Manger Square bu...