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  • Egypt's Gaza truce move highlights bid to break Islamists

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's attempts to pressure Hamas into accepting a truce plan offering few concessions for the group to end the latest fighting with Israel show Cairo's determination to finish the job it began at home - crushing Islamists it sees as...
  • Israeli military thrust into Gaza sows terror, defiance

    GAZA (Reuters) - Gaza's Palestinians hunkered down in fear for their lives while Hamas militants urged defiance after Israel sent forces into the densely populated territory on Thursday after 10 days of cross-border fire. [ID:nL6N0PT00D] Residents...
  • Attacking Israel with the big lie: genocide

    "Here's the difference between us," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu explained on "Fox News Sunday." "We're using missile defense to protect our civilians, and they're using their civilians to protect their missiles." It's a classic talking...
  • Forget 'peace,' how about Israel and Hamas give 'compromise' a chance?

    Forget 'peace,' how about Israel and Hamas give 'compromise' a chance?
    The saying goes: “When you’re already in a hole, stop digging.” In Israel, they apparently have a slightly different saying: “When you’re already in a hole, dig it deeper.” On Wednesday, as the Israeli air offensive...
  • Israel sets temporary Gaza humanitarian truce

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said on Wednesday it would temporarily halt fire in the Gaza Strip on Thursday for a five-hour period, citing humanitarian reasons. The military said after contacts with U.N. officials Israel has decided that "between 1000 (3...
  • Israel can't win this or any future conflicts by bombing Gaza

     Israel can't win this or any future conflicts by bombing Gaza
    A popular colloquial definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Israel launched military campaigns in 2008 and 2012, purportedly to eliminate Hamas' rocket-launching capabilities from the Gaza...
  • Israel Defends Itself

    The Tribune Newspapers' article about the Israel-Hamas fighting that appeared in The Courant July 14 addresses the Palestinian death toll of 167 in Gaza relative to none in Israel [World & Nation,"Israel Unleashes Strike On Gaza"]. It says this difference...
  • EU leaders call on Israelis, Palestinians to end violence

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders on Wednesday called on Israelis and Palestinians to end violence and said they welcomed efforts, particularly from Egypt, to broker a cease-fire following more than a week of warfare. The leaders, meeting in...
  • Spike Jonze Cancels Jersualem Fest Masterclass

    A group of Israel's most prominent young filmmakers have publicly called upon the government of Israel to declare a ceasefire in its current conflict with Gaza, while Spike Jonze, who despite the conflict traveled as planned to the Jerusalem Film...
  • Obama announces new sanctions on Russia, calls for peace in Gaza

    Obama announces new sanctions on Russia, calls for peace in Gaza
    President Obama announced during a news conference Wednesday new sanctions against a "weakening" Russian economy and continued his call for a diplomatic solution to the rocket fire that has left dozens of civilians dead along the Gaza Strip in recent...
  • Israelis consider ground invasion of Gaza; brief truce planned

    Israelis consider ground invasion of Gaza; brief truce planned
    Israeli military and political leaders were increasingly leaning toward a ground invasion of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip to rid the Palestinian enclave of rockets and tunnels used by militants for attacks, an Israel Defense Forces spokesman said Wednesday....