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Israel Gaza War

Rights Group Calls On Israel To Explain Attack On Home That Killed 12

AP | DANIEL ESTRIN | Posted 12.07.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- A leading human rights group on Friday accused Israel of violating the laws of war when it killed 12 civilians in an airstrike during its...

Israel Set On Sweeping New Settlement Plan

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 02.04.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Palestinians and Israelis hardened their positions Wednesday over a contentious new settlement push around Jerusalem, with Israel go...

Israel Eases Gaza Border Blockade

AP | KARIN LAUB and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 01.24.2013 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- Gaza residents said Saturday that Israel has eased some border restrictions as part of its truce with the Palestinian territo...

Egyptian Activists Cross Into Gaza

The Huffington Post | Ahmed Shihab-Eldin | Posted 01.23.2013 | World

A convoy of about 500 Egyptian activists crossed into the Gaza Strip last week to deliver medical supplies and show solidarity with Palestinians as th...

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 ...

Egypt Announces Israel-Hamas Ceasefire

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN and KARIN LAUB | Posted 01.21.2013 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — A cease-fire agreement between Israel and the Gaza Strip's Hamas rulers took effect Wednesday night, bringing an end to ...

Israel And Hamas Truce Announced By Egypt

Reuters | Posted 01.21.2013 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Jeffrey Heller GAZA/JERUSALEM, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Israel and Hamas agreed on Wednesday to a ceasefire brokere...

Gaza-Egypt Border Critical Point In Israel-Hamas Conflict

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 11.20.2012 | World

RAFAH, Gaza Strip -- Computerized passport control points, shiny marble floors and framed photos of beaches greet arrivals at Gaza's Rafah terminal al...

Hezbollah Remains On Sidelines During Gaza Conflict

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 11.20.2012 | World

BEIRUT -- While the death toll from the Israel-Gaza conflict has mounted, Hezbollah has offered quiet words of encouragement to the Palestinians, pled...

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 ...

PHOTOS: The Gaza Conflict In Facts And Figures

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 11.20.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- With little notice, Israel has launched a blistering air offensive against the Gaza Strip's ruling Hamas militant group. Here's a look at...

Obama Working Behind Scenes To End Gaza Warfare

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 01.19.2013 | World

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — The Obama administration worked hard behind the scenes Monday to end almost a week of warfare between Israel and Hamas, p...

LOOK: Infographic Shows Weapons Used In The Gaza Conflict

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 11.19.2012 | World

Israel has escalated its bombing campaign in Gaza over the past week, targeting Hamas' supply of rockets. Militants hit Tel Aviv, about 50 miles no...

Lebanon Dismantles Rockets Aimed At Israel

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 11.19.2012 | World

BEIRUT -- Lebanese military experts on Monday dismantled two Katyusha rockets that were equipped with timers and ready to fire at Israel, a senior Leb...

Palestinian Death Toll Reaches Grim Milestone

Reuters | Posted 01.19.2013 | World

GAZA, Nov 19 (Reuters) - The number of Palestinians killed in Gaza during Israel's on-going offensive reached 100 on Monday, the Hamas-run Health Mi...

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 ...

Israeli Strikes Target Hamas Rocket Arsenal

Reuters | Cosima Ungaro | Posted 01.19.2013 | World

JERUSALEM, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Israel's assault on Gaza's rocket arsenals is aimed at countering what it sees as a growing strategic threat posed by ...

Israel Airstrike Hits Hamas' TV Station In High-Rise

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.19.2013 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- Israeli aircraft struck crowded areas in the Gaza Strip and killed a senior militant with a missile strike on a media center ...

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...

U.S., Britain Warn Of Israeli Ground War

AP | JIM KUHNHENN and ANNE FLAHERTY | Posted 11.19.2012 | World

BANGKOK -- The U.S. and Britain on Sunday warned about the risks of Israel expanding its air assault on the Gaza Strip into a ground war, while vigoro...

Analysis: A Changing Battleground

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 11.17.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- With pinpoint airstrikes on militant targets in the Gaza Strip and Iranian-made rockets flying deep into Israel, the current conflagratio...

Egypt Sees 'Some Indication' Of Israel/Gaza Truce

Reuters | Posted 01.17.2013 | World

CAIRO, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi said on Saturday there were "some indications" a ceasefire could be reach...