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Gaza Truce Quickly Unravels

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

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled on Friday as violence erupted in and around a southern town in the war-ravaged stri...

Israeli Military Calls Up Another 16,000 Reserves

AP | By IAN DEITCH and IBRAHIM BARZAK | Posted 07.31.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire to begin Friday morning, the United Nations and United States ann...

BLACK OUT: Israeli Strike Hits Gaza's Sole Power Plant

Reuters | Nidal al-Mughrabi and Maayan Lubell | Posted 07.29.2014 | World

GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 29 (Reuters) - Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant, flattened the home of its Islamist Hamas political leader and pounded ...

UN Security Council Calls For Humanitarian Cease-Fire

Reuters | Michelle Nichols | Posted 07.28.2014 | World

UNITED NATIONS, July 27 (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council agreed on a statement on Sunday urging Israel, Palestinians and Islamist Hamas militan...

Gaza Braces For More Fighting As Ceasefire Falls

Reuters | Posted 07.27.2014 | World

JERUSALEM, July 27 (Reuters) - The Israeli military started fighting again in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, saying Hamas militants had ignored a 24-hour...

Gaza Fighting Continues Even As FAA Lifts Flight Ban

Reuters | Nidal al-Mughrabi and Crispian Balmer | Posted 07.24.2014 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Dan Williams GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 24 (Reuters) - Israel won a partial reprieve from the economic pain of its ...

Sophia Jones

'They Just Wanted To Kill As Many People As Possible'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sophia Jones | Posted 07.23.2014 | World

GAZA CITY -- It was late Saturday morning when Aisha, 2, and Fatima, 4, left their bedroom and walked downstairs to their grandmother's apartment. Min...

Israeli Military Pummels Gaza, Displacing Thousands

Reuters | Nidal al-Mughrabi and Crispian Balmer | Posted 07.25.2014 | World

* Foreign airlines shun Tel Aviv over rocket risk * Gaza death toll hits 687; 3 more Israeli soldiers die * UN rights ch...

Despite FAA Ban, Kerry Flies To Israel

Reuters | Posted 07.23.2014 | World

TEL AVIV, July 23 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Tel Aviv on Wednesday to seek ways of ending the deadliest violence in y...

Israeli Soldier Reportedly Missing In Gaza

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2014 | World

* Missing soldier was in armored vehicle attacked in Gaza * Six others in vehicle dead, Hamas says soldier captured (Adds details, ...

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 ...