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  • We were boys, we were friends, we were enemies

     We were boys, we were friends, we were enemies
    Op Ed: The latest round of bombings, rocket attacks, airstrikes — sparked in part by the abductions and killings of three Israeli teenagers and a Palestinian teen — make hope for peace seem as impossible as these outrages against innocents are...
  • Israel: Some cruise ships drop Ashdod and Haifa stops over conflict

    First, U.S. airlines were banned from flying to Tel Aviv. Now some cruise lines said Wednesday that they will skip the Israeli port towns of Ashdod and Haifa because of the deadly conflict between Israelis and Hamas rebels. Costa Pacifica canceled stops...
  • Gaza militants reject cease-fire plan; Israel says Hamas 'will pay'

    Gaza militants reject cease-fire plan; Israel says Hamas 'will pay'
    Palestinian militants fired more than 140 rockets from the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in response to an Israeli-endorsed cease-fire, pressing on with a fight that has already cost the lives of nearly 200 Gaza residents in Israeli airstrikes on the densely...
  • Israel: FAA ban silences some traffic to Tel Aviv, and tourism suffers

    With a  second day of flight cancellations snarling plans and silencing some air traffic to Tel Aviv, one tour operator reports that life — but not travel-related business — is proceeding as usual. The Federal Aviation Administration...
  • Gaza dead reach 78 as Israelis hint at invasion

    Gaza dead reach 78 as Israelis hint at invasion
    Israel pressed on for a fourth day with its Gaza offensive on Friday, striking the Hamas-dominated enclave from air and sea, as Palestinian militants kept up rocket attacks deep into the Jewish state. At least 79 Palestinians, most of them civilians,...
  • Israel: Can you avoid financial penalty if you cancel your trip?

    Israel: Can you avoid financial penalty if you cancel your trip?
    On the heels of a new State Department warning on travel to Israel, a rocket that landed near the Tel Aviv airport on Tuesday prompted the Federal Aviation Administration to cancel U.S. flights to the country. Tourists may be able to rebook their...
  • Israel mourns teenagers, strikes Hamas in Gaza

    Israel mourns teenagers, strikes Hamas in Gaza
    Tens of thousands of mourners joined in an outpouring of national grief on Tuesday at the burial of three Israeli teenagers whose kidnapping and killing Israel blamed on the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas. President Shimon Peres, a usually dovish...
  • At least 15 killed by shelling of Gaza school; toll exceeds 760

    At least 15 killed by shelling of Gaza school; toll exceeds 760
    Gazan authorities said Israeli forces shelled a shelter at a U.N.-run school on Thursday, killing at least 15 people as the Palestinian death toll in the conflict climbed over 760 and attempts at a truce remained elusive. United Nations Secretary-...
  • Gaza humanitarian ceasefire largely holds, full truce proposed

    Palestinians rushed to shops and banks on Thursday during a five-hour humanitarian ceasefire that largely held, and an Israeli official said Egypt had proposed a permanent truce that would start on Friday. But there was uncertainty about prospects for a...
  • Israelis rally in support of missing teens

    Israelis rally in support of missing teens
    Tens of thousands of people gathered Sunday in Tel Aviv to call for the release of three Israeli teenagers who disappeared in the West Bank. Religious and secular Israelis who disagree on many points showed a rare solidarity at the rally billed as an...
  • Abbas-led Palestinian body backs Hamas truce demands in Gaza

    Abbas-led Palestinian body backs Hamas truce demands in Gaza
    GAZA/JERUSALEM - The Palestinian decision-making body led by President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday endorsed demands by Hamas for halting Gaza fighting with Israel, a move that may help Egyptian-mediated truce efforts. With Israeli and U.S. encouragement,...