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  • UN accuses Israel of violating international law in Gaza school shelling

    JERUSALEM Israeli shelling killed at least 15 Palestinians who'd sought shelter from fighting in a United Nations school and 17 more died in an airstrike on a street market on Wednesday, the Gaza health ministry said, in a day of violence that prompted...
  • 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's survival depends on destroying Hamas' ability to terrorize

    WASHINGTON Though Israel should never carelessly ignore U.S. pressure, it nevertheless must resist current U.S. efforts to impose a cease-fire on the Israel-Hamas conflict while Israel remains besieged by rockets and tunnels. To be sure, the United...
  • Egypt imprisons nine men, most for life, in sexual assault case

    An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced seven men to life in prison for sexual assaults that took place during several rallies in Cairo's Tahrir Square. Two other men were sentenced to 20 years. The court had merged three cases in which eight women were...
  • What happens to Hamas-Fatah reconciliation after Gaza conflict?

    RAMALLAH, West Bank Nabil Shaath, an adviser to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas who's considered the architect of the April agreement that reunited Hamas and Abbas' Fatah movement in a unity Palestinian government, paused as he...
  • If people of Gaza want peace, they must get rid of Hamas

    It would be awkward to talk about a moral high ground in a context such as the conflict in Israel and Gaza, where so many innocents are dying and so many more — on both sides — are in peril. The current clash, however, should be an eye-opener...
  • Egypt's anti-Muslim Brotherhood stance makes it odd choice as cease-fire broker

    WASHINGTON To understand the reluctance of Hamas to accept a cease-fire plan mediated by Egypt, one needs to look no further than the coverage Egypt's state-owned news media offers of the Israel-Hamas fight over Gaza. Azza Sami, a writer for the...
  • Obama and the road not taken

    The Obama administration often denies any responsibility for the current global chaos or claims that it erupted spontaneously. Yet most of the mess was caused by, or made worse by, growing U.S. indifference and paralysis. Over the last five and a half...
  • Israel and Hamas agree to 72-hour ceasefire

    Israel and Hamas agree to 72-hour ceasefire
    Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour ceasefire in their conflict in the Gaza Strip starting on Friday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Thursday. The ceasefire will begin at 8 a.m. local time on...
  • Dead Palestinian children in Gaza tell story of impunity

    By the time you read this, who knows how many people will have been killed in Israel's latest onslaught in the Gaza Strip? As I write, some 1,400 mostly civilian Palestinians have been killed, including hundreds of children. Also, 59 Israelis have been...
  • Israel pummels Gaza; Kerry steps up diplomatic push

    Israel pummels Gaza; Kerry steps up diplomatic push
    Israeli forces pounded Gaza on Wednesday, meeting stiff resistance from Hamas Islamists and sending thousands of residents fleeing, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on a visit to Israel ceasefire talks had made some progress. In a blow to...