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Jerusalem (Israel)

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  • Israel shouldn't let up until Hamas is finished

    To the editor: Who in this country would accept missile attacks from neighboring territory as a routine inconvenience? That is exactly what Israelis near the Gaza Strip have been asked to do for years. ("Israel vows to cripple Hamas' Gaza forces, possibly...
  • Israel has right to self-defense [Letter]

    Israel has right to self-defense [Letter]
    Israel has not only the right but the obligation to protect its citizens from Hamas-launched rocket attacks that now have targeted Tel Aviv and Jerusalem ("A dangerous turning point in Israel," July 7). If Hamas wants to call an end to the now...
  • Another war in Gaza [Editorial]

    The five-hour cease fire between Hamas and Israel in the Gaza Strip was the calm before the storm. Hamas rockets began raining down on Israel at the moment the United Nations-requested lull ended on Thursday afternoon. Israel waited a bit longer —...
  • Teen allegedly beaten by Israeli police returns home to U.S.

    The 15-year-old boy allegedly beaten by Israeli police early this month returned to his family in Florida late Wednesday. Tariq Khdeir arrived at Tampa International Airport shortly before 11 p.m. to a cheering crowd of friends and family. Tariq was...
  • Local program lets Israeli, Palestinian teens look past differences

    Local program lets Israeli, Palestinian teens look past differences
    The conflict between the Israeli military and its Palestinian counterparts in the Middle East is foremost on the mind of Palestinian teenager Taher, who recently arrived on Chicago's North Shore to take part in a program that seeks to help build peace and...
  • Israeli strikes intensify; 16 killed at U.N. school-shelter in Gaza

    Israeli strikes intensify; 16 killed at U.N. school-shelter in Gaza
    Most residents were asleep when the strikes started Wednesday at a United Nations school sheltering 3,300 Palestinians displaced by the war between Israel and the militant group Hamas. Two shells slammed into classrooms packed with women and children,...
  • 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's doctrine of proportionality in Gaza

    Israel's doctrine of proportionality in Gaza
    The images of destruction after the battle between the Israel Defense Forces and Hamas that began July 20 in the Shajaiya neighborhood in the Gaza Strip have caused many to declare, in a now-frequent refrain, that the IDF is behaving “...
  • Pictures in the News | July 23, 2014

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Ukraine, where soldiers carry a coffin with the remains of a victim of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash to a military plane during a ceremony at the airport in Kharkiv. The first plane carrying bodies from...
  • Blasts at Gaza refugee camp, hospital kill 10

    Blasts at Gaza refugee camp, hospital kill 10
    The children had been playing on swings and buying snacks from a neighborhood market during a holiday lull in the fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants. But the relative quiet ended Monday when explosions hit a refugee camp and just...
  • Gaza residents find 130 bodies during cease-fire

    Gaza residents find 130 bodies during cease-fire
    It was a day to take stock of the damage, search for the missing and bury the dead. At 8 a.m. Saturday, guns fell silent across much of the Gaza Strip for a 12-hour pause in fighting between Israel and Hamas. Palestinians surged into devastated areas to...