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Israel Gaza Violence

UN, U.S. Announce Gaza Ceasefire Deal

AP | IBRAHIM BARZAK and DANIEL ESTRIN | Posted 08.01.2014 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel and Hamas began observing a three-day Gaza cease-fire on Friday as diplomats worked to broker a lasting truce in...

UN Envoy: Israel May Be Required To Take Responsibility For Displaced In Gaza

Reuters | Posted 07.31.2014 | World

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, July 31 (Reuters) - Israel will be required under international law to take responsibility for...

UN Official Breaks Down On Air After School Bombing

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 07.31.2014 | World

After a United Nations-run school sheltering more than 3,000 Palestinians was shelled early Wednesday, UN official Chris Gunness could not contain his...

Hospitals Are Supposed To Be For Healing. In Gaza, They're Part Of The War Zone

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 07.30.2014 | World

As the number of dead and wounded from the conflict between Israel and Gaza continues to soar on either side, several Palestinian hospitals have found...

Gaza's Main Hospital Compound, Nearby Park Hit In Attack

AP | KARIN LAUB and TIA GOLDENBERG | Posted 07.29.2014 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- A Gaza park was attacked Monday, killing at least 10 Palestinians, including children, a Palestinian health official sai...

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...

Israel Extends Gaza Truce As Death Toll Tops 1,000

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

BEIT HANOUN, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas resumed rocket fire Saturday on Israel after rejecting Israel's offer to extend a humanitarian cease-fire, the ...

Gaza Rockets Hit Israel Despite Truce Extension Offer

AP | Posted 07.28.2014 | World

BEIT HANOUN, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Hamas said it fired five rockets at Israel late Saturday after rejecting Israel's offer to extend a 12-hour humanitari...

Minister: Israel To Extend Gaza Truce By Four Hours

AP | Posted 07.27.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) -- An Israeli Cabinet minister says Israel has agreed to extend a 12-hour humanitarian truce in the Gaza war by four hours. The mini...

Defense Minister: Israel May Significantly Widen Gaza Ground Operation

AP | Posted 07.25.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's defense minister says Israel may soon broaden its ground operation in the Gaza Strip significantly. The statement by De...

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...

16 Of The Most Powerful Images To Come Out Of The Israel And Gaza Conflict

The Huffington Post | Amanda Golden | Posted 07.14.2014 | World

Since Israel began its offensive against militants in the Gaza Strip last week, its military says it has launched more than 1,300 airstrikes. At least...

Obama: US Willing To Negotiate Cease-Fire Between Israelis And Hamas

Posted 07.10.2014 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is telling Israel's leader that the United States is willing to negotiate a cease-fire between Israel and H...

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 Fires At Syria

AP | By IAN DEITCH | Posted 11.18.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel shelled Syrian fighters after gunfire from their civil war spilled over to the Israel-controlled Golan Heights, the military said ...

Obama: U.S. 'Fully Supportive Of Israel's Right To Defend Itself'

Posted 11.18.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama on Sunday said that the U.S. is "fully supportive of Israel's right to defend itself." The comments were made during his vi...

Netanyahu: Israel Ready For 'Significant Expansion' Of Attacks

Reuters | Posted 01.18.2013 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Jeffrey Heller GAZA/JERUSALEM, Nov 18 (Reuters) - Israel bombed Palestinian militant targets in the Gaza Str...

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...