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Israeli Soldier Reportedly Missing In Gaza

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2014 | World

(Adds details, military statement, and background) JERUSALEM, July 22 (Reuters) - An Israeli soldier is missing in the Gaza Strip and ...

Palestinian Death Toll In Gaza Fighting Tops 500

AP | By KARIN LAUB and YOUSUR ALHLOU | Posted 07.21.2014 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The top Hamas leader in the Gaza Strip signaled Monday that the Islamic militant group will not agree to an uncondition...

23 Palestinians, Israeli Soldier Dead In Gaza Offensive

Reuters | Nidal al-Mughrabi and Maayan Lubell | Posted 07.18.2014 | World

GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 18 (Reuters) - Israel stepped up its ground offensive in Gaza early on Friday pounding targets with artillery fire and using ta...

Israel Targets Top Hamas Leader As Gaza Ceasefire Collapses

Reuters | Nidal al-Mughrabi and Maayan Lubell | Posted 07.16.2014 | World

GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 16 (Reuters) - Israel resumed its air strikes in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday a day after holding its fire in deference to an Eg...

Israel Agrees To Gaza Ceasefire Plan

Reuters | Nidal al-Mughrabi and Dan Williams | Posted 07.16.2014 | World

GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 15 (Reuters) - Palestinian militants fired rockets at Israel on Tuesday after it agreed to an Egyptian proposal to end the week...

Armed Wing Of Hamas Rejects Ceasefire Proposal

Reuters | Posted 07.15.2014 | World

GAZA, July 15 (Reuters) - The armed wing of the Palestinian militant group Hamas on Tuesday rejected the reported text of an Egyptian ceasefire prop...

Palestinian Death Toll Hits 172

AP | PETER ENAV | Posted 07.15.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli military said it downed a drone launched by militants in the Gaza Strip on Monday, the first time it encountered an unma...

Despite Offensive, Hamas Still Firing Rockets At Israel

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 07.14.2014 | World

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel says its punishing air assault on Hamas militants, their property and their weaponry has delivered a devastating blow...

Sophia Jones

'We Are Telling Them The War Will Be Over, But They Are In Shock'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sophia Jones | Posted 07.11.2014 | World

GAZA CITY -- Whenever 5-year-old cousins Kenan and Nour wake up in their adjoining hospital beds, they beg to see their parents. The tiny pair, now bl...

Israel Intensifies Gaza Assault As Hamas Rockets Fly

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 07.11.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — With the official Palestinian count of the dead passing 100, and rockets fired by militants striking Israel from the Gaza Strip and...

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 Hits Key Hamas Targets In Gaza Offensive

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 07.10.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — With rockets raining deep inside Israel, the military pummeled Palestinian targets Wednesday across the Gaza Strip and threatened a...

Israel Launches Military Offensive Against Gaza

Reuters | By JOSEF FEDERMAN and NAJIB JOBAIN | Posted 07.08.2014 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Ori Lewis GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 9 (Reuters) - At least 23 people were killed across Gaza, Palestinian officials said on Wed...

Hamas Steps Up Rocket Fire, Israel Readies For Escalation

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2014 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA, July 7 (Reuters) - Hamas stepped up rocket fire at southern Israeli towns and Israel called up reserve troo...

Gaza Militants Pound Southern Israel With Rockets

AP | Posted 05.12.2014 | World

JERUSALEM, March 12 (Reuters) - A heavy rocket barrage from the Gaza Strip struck southern Israel on Wednesday, police said, a day after Israeli for...

4 Rockets Fired Over Northern Israel

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 10.22.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Militants in Lebanon fired four rockets into Israel on Thursday, setting off air raid sirens and startling a nation already on edge ...

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...

Rockets Hit Israeli Resort Town

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 06.17.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Militants in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula fired at least two rockets at Israel's southern resort town of Eilat early Wednesday, officials...

EU Leaders Call For Solution To Gaza Crisis

AP | SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 01.19.2013 | World

BRUSSELS -- The European Union's foreign policy chief is expressing concern about the mounting death toll in the Gaza conflict, saying the crisis can ...

Israel's Dilemma: Truce Or War?

Reuters | Cosima Ungaro | Posted 01.19.2013 | World

SDEROT, Israel, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Big armoured bulldozers with blades tall enough to plough through houses and carve a path for tanks and infantry ...

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 ...

A Closer Look At Israel's Iron Dome System

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.20.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- In four days of fighting against Gaza-based militants, Israel has used a missile-defense system called "Iron Dome" to intercept rockets f...

WHO: Gaza Hospitals Overwhelmed With Casualties

Reuters | Posted 01.17.2013 | World

GENEVA, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Gaza hospitals are overwhelmed with casualties from Israel's bombings and face critical shortages of drugs and medical su...

Death Toll Rises In Israel-Gaza Conflict

AP | IBRAHIM BARZAK and AMY TEIBEL | Posted 01.16.2013 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israel expanded its fierce air assault on rocket operations in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Saturday, striking security...

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,...