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  • Would Americans tolerate a constant barrage of rockets?

    To the editor: We are pretty laid back here in Santa Barbara, though there is often some grumbling about the annoying panhandling of homeless people. ("Israel pounds Gaza; Hamas rejects PLO's proposed cease-fire," July 29) Can you imagine what the...
  • Israel must put down Hamas, rebuild relations

    The following editorial appeared in the Miami Herald on Monday, July 28: When Hamas decided to initiate rocket attacks on Israel, it invited the furious reprisal that began earlier this month. Three times since 2006, Israel has responded to aerial...
  • Israeli shelling causes carnage in Gaza school: U.N.

    Israeli shelling causes carnage in Gaza school: U.N.
    GAZA (Reuters) - United Nations officials had told the Israeli military 17 times that a school in Gaza's biggest refugee camp was a shelter for Palestinian civilians fleeing fighting in the teeming coastal strip, but it was not enough to save them from...
  • Israeli military offers four-hour humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Israeli military said on Wednesday it would hold fire unilaterally in limited areas of the Gaza Strip for four hours from 3 p.m. (1200 GMT) for humanitarian purposes, an army statement said. Hamas described the truce as a media...
  • Martin Schram: A Gaza tale the world has yet to grasp

    Inhumanity in Gaza is happening right before our eyes and the whole world is watching. Watching but maybe not really seeing and certainly not fully grasping. Those unhappy news truths became clear as we chronicled the week's events from our frequent...
  • Israeli strike kills 15 Palestinians near Gaza market: health official

    GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli strikes near a market in the eastern Gaza Strip killed 15 Palestinians on Wednesday, the local health ministry said. Residents said that Israeli shelling and two missiles from the air hit the area in Shejaia, on the fringes of...
  • Turkey's Erdogan "glad" to return U.S. Jewish group award: ambassador

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan would be glad to return an award given to him by a Jewish-American association a decade ago, a letter released by his office showed on Tuesday, and it called on the U.S. group to condemn the...
  • Gaza conflict to dent, not break Israel economy

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's war against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip is expected to cost it billions of dollars, temporarily hurt economic growth and put pressure on the government's finances. Analysts and officials compare the current...
  • Gaza Strip fighting defies diplomatic solutions big and small

    Diplomats searching for a way to end the fighting in the Gaza Strip have been working on two possible solutions: a bare-bones deal that offers Israel and Hamas little but a halt to fighting, and a more ambitious agreement that would try to meet some of...
  • West Bank Palestinians, Israeli Arabs protest as Gaza campaign intensifies

    RAMALLAH, West Bank Three weeks into Israel's bombing campaign of the Gaza Strip, West Bank Palestinians and Israeli Arabs are beginning to display the kind of fury and cohesion that Israel hasn't seen since the so-called second intifada, or uprising a...
  • Discussion needed on plight of Palestinians

    My wife and I learned of a gathering to be held July 22 at the Jewish Community Center in Allentown. We attended, hoping for an opportunity to explore options for ending the violent military exchanges between the Israeli army and Hamas forces in Gaza....