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Israel Gaza Offensive

Reporters Told To Evacuate As Israel Ramps Up Gaza Invasion

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.17.2014 | Media

Journalists in Gaza faced a frightening situation on Thursday when they found themselves in the midst of an Israeli invasion of the territory. Some...

Ahmadinejad Praises Gaza Militants For Israel Battle

AP | Posted 01.26.2013 | World

By The Associated Press CAIRO -- A Palestinian militant leader says Iran's president has called him to praise the performance of his group, the I...

Israel's Defense Minister Quits

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 01.26.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak abruptly quit politics Monday, potentially robbing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of a key al...

Gazans Clean Up As Ceasefire Holds

AP | KARIN LAUB and IBRAHIM BARZAK | Posted 01.22.2013 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Hamas leaders and thousands of flag-waving supporters declared victory over Israel on Gaza's first day of calm under an ...

Jaweed Kaleem

After Israel-Gaza Ceasefire, Dead Continue To Be Mourned As Victims Struggle To Make Meaning Of Lost Lives

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 12.10.2012 | Religion

From his apartment in Tel Aviv, Mathew Markman could feel his building shake as Gaza-born rockets were intercepted and exploded in the sky. He fou...

The Israel-Hamas Ceasefire Agreement Text In Full

Reuters | Posted 01.21.2013 | World

CAIRO, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Following is the verbatim English text of the ceasefire agreement between Israel and the Palestinians in Gaza that was rea...

Israel Intensifies Gaza Attacks Despite Truce Talks

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN and IBRAHIM BARZAK | Posted 01.20.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel and the Hamas militant group edged closer to a cease-fire Tuesday to end a weeklong Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip, but ...

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 ...

Netanyahu Backs Up Tough Talk And Could Benefit In Election

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 11.20.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- Throughout his long political career, Israel's prime minister has earned a reputation as a tough talker. An ardent hawk who wrote a book ...

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...

Israeli Airstrike Kills 9 Members Of Family In Home (WARNING: Graphic Photos)

Reuters | Posted 01.19.2013 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Even as neighbours picked through the rubble of their destroyed house for survivors, the...

Israel And Hamas In Standoff Over Who Stops Firing First

Reuters | Posted 01.19.2013 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Jeffrey Heller GAZA/JERUSALEM, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Israel bombed dozens of targets in Gaza on Monday and said ...

Hamas And Israel To Present Ceasefire Conditions To Mediators Monday

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 01.19.2013 | World

CAIRO -- A senior Egyptian official says Egyptian mediators are hoping Monday to have a clearer idea whether a Gaza ceasefire is possible as Israel an...

Israeli Activist Explains Truce Given To Ahmed Jabari Before Battle

The Huffington Post | Eamon Murphy | Posted 01.22.2013 | World

Gershon Baskin is the founder of the Israel/Palestine Center for Research and Information, an NGO and think tank established in 1988 to pursue a two-s...

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...

Rocket Fired At Tel Aviv

Reuters | Posted 01.17.2013 | World

TEL AVIV, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Sirens sounded in Tel Aviv on Saturday, signalling a rocket attack on the city, and an explosion was heard, witnesses s...

Israeli Army Closes Roads Roads Around Gaza

Reuters | Posted 01.16.2013 | World

JERUSALEM, Nov 16 (Reuters) - The Israeli army said on Friday it was closing to civilian traffic three roads that lead to, or border the Gaza Strip,...

Egyptians Protest Israel's Gaza Offensive

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 01.16.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's Islamist president delivered his fiercest condemnation yet of Israel's offensive in Gaza on Friday, warning that the blood Israe...

Israel Masses Troops And Tanks Outside Gaza

Reuters | Dan Williams | Posted 01.16.2013 | World

JERUSALEM, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Israeli tanks and troops massed outside Gaza and the military said on Friday it was calling up 16,000 reservists, sign...

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...

Israel Military Chief Favors Major Offensive In Gaza

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 01.15.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — A Palestinian rocket exploded near a kindergarten in southern Israel on Tuesday, police said, just hours after Israel's military chi...

Israel's Gaza Offensive: Updated Information

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The IDF claims that rocket attacks have dropped 50% since their Gaza operation began over two weeks ago, reports Haaretz: Sixteen days into Operation...

Hamas Is Largely to Blame for Israel's Gaza Offensive

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mitchell Bard

How is it that Hamas, a terrorist organization that refused to extend the truce and fired rockets at civilians on a daily basis, gets so much sympathy, with Israel condemned for defending itself?