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Israel Airstrikes

Israel Acknowledges Mortar Shell Hit UN School

AP | YOUSUR ALHLOU | Posted 07.27.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel acknowledged Sunday that troops fired a mortar shell that hit the courtyard of a U.N. school in Gaza last week, but said aer...

Hamas Agrees To 24-Hour Holiday Truce In Gaza War

AP | Posted 07.27.2014 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas agrees to 24-hour holiday truce in Gaza war, starting at 2 p.m. (1100 GMT) Sunday....

The Nightmare of Gaza Continues

James Zogby | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics
James Zogby

Palestinians want to live normal lives. They want to be able to provide for their children and see their children's children grow and prosper. It is not, as the Israelis would say, that the Palestinians have chosen death. Rather, it is that the Israelis have never allowed them the chance to choose life.

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.

Israel's 10th War: What's Next

Jonathan Adelman | Posted 07.15.2014 | World
Jonathan Adelman

As the war between Israel and Hamas flares up, most attention naturally focuses on Hamas rockets and Israeli air strikes and reserve call-ups. But, it is equally important to understand those broader factors that will govern the conduct of the war and its likely outcome.

Israel Widens Gaza Bombing Targets, Deploys Ground Troops

AP/The Huffington Post | KHALED KHAZZIHA and MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 07.13.2014 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Ignoring international appeals for a cease-fire, Israel widened its range of Gaza bombing targets to civilian instituti...

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 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...

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...

Kerry Aims To Sway Russia Against Syrian Regime

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 07.06.2013 | World

MOSCOW — The United States and Russia pledged Tuesday to set aside more than two years of differences over Syria's civil war, saying they'd conv...

Israel To Assad: Airstrikes Did Not Aim To Help Syrian Rebels

Reuters | Posted 07.05.2013 | World

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, May 6 (Reuters) - Israel sought to persuade Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday that its recent air ...

Israel Launches Airstrike Into Syria, U.S. Officials Say

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 07.03.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- Israel launched an airstrike into Syria, apparently targeting a suspected weapons site, U.S. officials said Friday night. The strike oc...

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's Deeply Troubling Attacks On Journalists

www.nytimes.com | Posted 11.25.2012 | Media

The setting at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel on Tuesday represented the height of refinement, but Alan Rusbridger, editor in chief of The Guardian, remind...

Hamas Leader Decries Killing Of Alleged Spies

Reuters | Posted 01.21.2013 | World

GAZA, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Hamas's deputy leader has condemned the "unlawful" killing of six Palestinians in the Gaza Strip who were suspected of givi...

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...

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...

Militant Rockets Hit Outskirts Of Jerusalem

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 01.20.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- A Palestinian rocket struck the outskirts of Jerusalem on Tuesday, landing harmlessly in an open area in one of the longest rocket strike...

U.S. Sends Clinton To Mideast As Peace Envoy

AP | KARIN LAUB and AMY TEIBEL | Posted 01.19.2013 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- Efforts to end a week-old convulsion of Israeli-Palestinian violence drew in the world's top diplomats on Tuesday, with Presi...

U.S. Sends Clinton To Mideast As Peace Envoy

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 01.19.2013 | World

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — President Barack Obama dispatched Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to the Middle East on Tuesday as the U.S. urg...

Palestinian Civilian Toll Climbs In Gaza

AP | IBRAHIM BARZAK and KARIN LAUB | Posted 11.19.2012 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Palestinian civilian death toll mounted Monday as Israeli aircraft struck densely populated areas in the Gaza Strip...

Israeli Air Strike Kills 11 Palestinian Civilians

AP/The Huffington Post | IBRAHIM BARZAK AND JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 01.18.2013 | World

By IBRAHIM BARZAK AND JOSEF FEDERMAN, The Associated Press GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- An Israeli missile ripped through a two-story home in a re...

Israel Pounds Gaza With Airstrikes

AP | IBRAHIM BARZAK and IAN DEITCH | Posted 01.17.2013 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israel destroyed the headquarters of Hamas' prime minister and blasted a sprawling network of smuggling tunnels in the s...

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...