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  • Hamas still has dozens of long-range rockets, Israel says

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said on Wednesday that Hamas Islamists in the Gaza Strip have dozens of long-range rockets capable of striking deeper into Israel than ever before. A military spokesman said that an M-302 surface-to-surface rocket fired...
  • Rockets fired at Tel Aviv intercepted: military

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - At least two rockets fired from the Gaza Strip at Tel Aviv on Wednesday were shot down mid-air by Israel's Iron Dome defense system, the Israeli military said. "Initial indications suggest two rockets were intercepted above the...
  • Kidnapped Israelis shot 10 times with silenced gun: U.S. lab

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Three Israeli teenagers who were abducted by Palestinians in the occupied West Bank last month were shot at least 10 times with a silenced gun in what appeared to be premeditated killings, a U.S. official involved in the...
  • End the killing: Israelis and Palestinians must come to terms

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Tuesday, July 8: The Israeli-Palestinian situation is approaching the point where the United States and other countries must ask how long can this destructive course continue before...
  • Palestinian rockets reach farther into Israel

    Palestinian rockets reach farther into Israel
    A fresh round of rockets fired from the Gaza Strip sent Israelis scurrying for bomb shelters as far as Tel-Aviv, 40 miles away, on Wednesday morning, the second day of Israel’s military offensive on the Hamas-controlled Gaza strip. Hamas claimed...
  • Religious extremists are scuttling prospects for Mideast peace [Letter]

    Religious extremists are scuttling prospects for Mideast peace [Letter]
    Freedom of religion, as well as freedom from religion, is crucial to the stability of all countries. Arming religion with lethal weaponry plus public funds is a very bad idea ("A dangerous turning point in Israel," July 7). The Israel-Palestine conflict...
  • Pain of grieving parents is the same for Israelis and Palestinians — and should be reported that way [Letter]

    Pain of grieving parents is the same for Israelis and Palestinians — and should be reported that way [Letter]
    How wonderful that the Arab-American boy beaten by Israeli police can return to his mother's arms and have columnist Susan Reimer report it on your front page ("Teen reportedly beaten in Israel riot was born in Baltimore, family says," July 6). Alas,...
  • Gaza militants launch rockets towards Israel's Dimona nuclear site

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Islamist militants in the Gaza Strip launched three rockets towards the southern Israeli town of Dimona and its nuclear reactor on Wednesday, causing no injury or damage, the Israeli military said. One of the rockets was intercepted...
  • Jerusalem Film Fest Postpones Opening Night in Wake of Israeli-Palestinian Hostilities

    TEL AVIV -- As rocket alert sirens continued to ring out throughout Israel on Wednesday, staffers at the Jerusalem Film Festival made a last-minute call to postpone the festival's opening night events, originally scheduled for Thursday evening at...
  • Haaretz peace conference takes place under rocket fire

    Haaretz peace conference takes place under rocket fire
    The Committee of University Heads in Israel on Tuesday announced the establishment of a forum to fight academic boycotts of Israel. As the Israel Defense Forces’ Operation Protective Edge got underway in Gaza, the Haaretz newspaper hosted a peace...
  • U.S. calls on Israel, Palestinians to de-escalate Gaza tensions

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday urged Israel and the Palestinians to de-escalate tensions in Gaza and expressed concern for the safety of civilians on both sides as Israel pressed a campaign of air strikes and militants kept up...