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Deadly Israeli Airstrikes Strike Gaza Amid Hail Of Rocket Fire

AP | IBRAHIM BARZAK and IAN DEITCH | Posted 08.20.2014 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian militants launched dozens of rockets and Israel responded with airstrikes Wednesday after Egyptian efforts ...

Hillary Clinton Twists Herself In Knots To Avoid Blaming Israel For UN Bombing

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

The fog of war may be more of a Rorschach test, it turns out. Here's Hillary Clinton, on the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane in Ukraine: "I th...

Ceasefire Negotiations On Hold As Gaza Violence Continues

AP | IAN DEITCH and KARIN LAUB | Posted 08.09.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Egyptian-brokered talks between Israel and Hamas on a new border deal for Gaza were thrown into doubt Saturday after senior officia...

Israel-Gaza Violence Resumes, Defying Ceasefire Efforts

Reuters | Posted 08.10.2014 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Allyn Fisher-Ilan GAZA/JERUSALEM, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Israel launched more than 30 aerial attacks in...

Why It Will Be So Hard To Rebuild Gaza's Devastated Landscape

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 08.08.2014 | World

Weeks of fighting between Israel and Hamas have left whole neighborhoods in the Gaza Strip in ruins and critically damaged basic infrastructure. Accor...

MSF Official: Constant Wave Of Casualties Strains Gaza's Fragile Health System

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 08.03.2014 | World

More than three weeks of conflict between Israeli forces and militants in Gaza have left over 1,700 Palestinians and more than 60 Israelis dead, while...

Israeli Army Declares Missing Soldier Dead

AP | IAN DEITCH and KARIN LAUB | Posted 08.02.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said Sunday that an Israeli soldier it previously believed had been captured by Hamas fighters in a Gaza ambus...

Netanyahu: Israel Ready To Continue Gaza War After Tunnels Razed

AP | IAN DEITCH and IBRAHIM BARZAK | Posted 08.03.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's prime minister has warned Hamas that it will "pay an intolerable price" if it continues to fire rockets at Israel and that ...

Israel Pulls Back Some Forces In Gaza As Shelling Continues

Reuters | Posted 08.02.2014 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Dan Williams GAZA/JERUSALEM, Aug 2 (Reuters) - Israel signaled it was winding down the 25-day-ol...

Charlotte Alfred

Gaza Family Moves 2 Times, But Can't Escape The Bombs

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 08.01.2014 | World

Hassan al-Hallaq and his family -- two boys, ages 4 and 6, and his pregnant wife, due to give birth in days --- were preparing to break the Ramadan fa...

UN, U.S. Announce Gaza Ceasefire Deal

AP | LARA JAKES | Posted 08.01.2014 | World

NEW DELHI (AP) — Hours past midnight Thursday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was still working the phones, trying to come up with a cease-fire ...

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 ...