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  • Hamas shows no willingness to try peace

     Hamas shows no willingness to try peace
    If there were any doubt about who wants at least a semblance of peace in the Middle East, that doubt should be gone now. The militant group Hamas had a chance to stop the hostilities, at least for a while, by agreeing to an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire....
  • Israeli ground forces push deeper into Gaza Strip

    Shells slammed into densely populated neighborhoods. Families wept over bloodied corpses and medical workers rushed to keep up with the wounded Friday as Israeli forces hunted rocket launchers and tunnels that Palestinian militants use to strike Israel....
  • Hamas sacrifices its own people to undermine Israel

    Israel accepts an Egyptian-proposed Gaza cease-fire; Hamas keeps firing. Hamas deliberately aims rockets at civilians; Israel painstakingly tries to avoid them, actually telephoning civilians in the area and dropping warning charges, so-called roof...
  • Nobody really wants to make peace in Middle East conflict

    Israelis and Palestinians may someday make peace. But the assumption should be that it won't happen soon — perhaps not in our lifetimes. How often have we seen this movie? Palestinian atrocity, Israeli reaction escalating into overreaction, rocket...
  • Thousands flee as Israel pounds Gaza; death toll climbs on both sides

    Thousands flee as Israel pounds Gaza; death toll climbs on both sides
    At least 50 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers were reported killed Sunday as heaving fighting erupted in the eastern neighborhoods of Gaza City, sending thousands of people fleeing for safety. More than 200 civilians were injured, as Israeli troops...
  • Israel's Bedouin defenseless against Hamas rockets

    TEL AVIV, Israel When a rocket from Gaza slammed into the community of Kaser A-Ser on Saturday, Auda al-Wadj, 32, had no defense. Like 100,000 Bedouin citizens of Israel, al-Wadj lived in a shantytown of tin shacks, with no bomb shelters. He died; four...
  • U.N., Qatar condemn Gaza killings, call for immediate ceasefire

    DOHA (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned as an "atrocious action" the killing of dozens of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip by Israeli shelling on Sunday and called for an immediate end to almost two weeks of fighting. Ban, in Doha...
  • Jordanians stage pro-Gaza rally near Israel embassy

    AMMAN (Reuters) - Hundreds of mainly Islamist Jordanian protesters burnt Israeli flags in Amman on Sunday as demonstrators called on Palestinian Hamas militants to step up rocket attacks against Israeli towns and cities to avenge civilian deaths caused by...
  • Israel pushes harder into Gaza Strip

    JERUSALEM Israeli forces expanded their offensive against Islamist militants deeper into the Gaza Strip on Sunday, triggering clashes in which 13 soldiers died and more than 60 people were killed in the shelling of a densely populated neighborhood of Gaza...
  • Forget 'peace,' how about Israel and Hamas give 'compromise' a chance?

    Forget 'peace,' how about Israel and Hamas give 'compromise' a chance?
    The saying goes: “When you’re already in a hole, stop digging.” In Israel, they apparently have a slightly different saying: “When you’re already in a hole, dig it deeper.” On Wednesday, as the Israeli air offensive...
  • Rally will raise funds, support Israel

    As Hamas and other terrorist groups fired rockets from Gaza into Israel, the Jewish Federation of Broward County last week joined the Jewish Federations of North America campaign to raise funds to support "Israel under fire." Eric Stillman, Broward...