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  • Israeli strikes kill more than 100, knock out power station in Gaza

    Israeli strikes kill more than 100, knock out power station in Gaza
    Israeli forces unleashed some of the most intense bombardments of the 3-week-old war with Hamas on Tuesday, flattening the home of the militant group's top political leader in the Gaza Strip, damaging the offices of an affiliated television station and...
  • U.N. school, market hit in Gaza; dozens reported dead

    U.N. school, market hit in Gaza; dozens reported dead
    A United Nations school crammed with people displaced by Israel's war with Palestinian militants was hit in shelling in the Gaza Strip early Wednesday, killing at least 16 people and injuring scores more, local officials said. The strike happened the...
  • Israel must yield to pressures from US and adhere to international law

    SAN FRANCISCO Israel must yield to pressures from the United States and to the dictates of both international law and basic morality, and immediately desist its destruction of the Gaza Strip. There is simply nothing that justifies slaughter of innocent...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Israel's diplomat in Florida: Gaza must be demilitarized

    Editor's note: Opinions Editor Paul Owens spoke this week with Israel's diplomat in Florida, Consul General Chaim Shacham. Here are excerpts: What led to Israel's military operation in Gaza? "First of all, this wasn't our idea. We had no intention...
  • 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...