| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:57 PM
After 10 days of Israeli airstrikes and rocket attacks by Palestinian militants, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered ground troops into the Gaza Strip on Thursday night, escalating an exchange of fire that has claimed more than 240 lives,...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:58 AM
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt renewed its call for a truce to end the conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza on Friday and France asked Qatar to use its influence with the Palestinian movement to reach a ceasefire.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri,...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:35 PM
JERUSALEM The swelling on his face has gone down, but Tariq Khdeir's wrists still bear the marks of plastic handcuffs pulled tight as an Israeli border police officer beat him senseless earlier this month as he lay on the ground after being seized...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:47 AM
Apparently there's a contest among Republicans to see who can be more shameless and irresponsible in criticizing President Barack Obama's foreign policy. So far, Chris Christie is winning.
The New Jersey governor alleged Saturday that “the...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 8:15 PM
Despite a unanimous appeal from U.N. Security Council members, Israel and Palestinian militants traded more airstrikes and rocket fire Saturday, with at least one mosque and a center for the disabled among the latest structures hit in the Gaza Strip....
| Jul 13, 2014
| 4:05 PM
JERUSALEM Thousands of people in the Gaza Strip fled their homes and took shelter in United Nations schools Sunday after the Israeli army ordered them to leave in advance of intensified air strikes in the northern part of the coastal enclave.
| Jul 17, 2014
| 1:21 PM
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 —...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:01 PM
With rockets showering down on Israel and corpses piling up in Gaza, residents on either side of the divide have been left with a dreadful feeling of deja vu.
But the question is: Are they witnessing a rerun from 2009 or from 2012?
In January 2009,...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The Sun's editorial, "A dangerous turning point in Israel" (July 8) notes the arrest of six Israelis for the killing of a Palestinian teenager and "strong words from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and others" condemning the crime. It adds that these...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:09 PM
As Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired rockets toward Tel Aviv and Jerusalem on Tuesday, Israel struck back at more than 150 targets, the first round of what officials in Jerusalem said would be an open-ended offensive aimed at crushing Hamas,...