07/22/14 08:16 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general said Tuesday it is his "hope and belief" that his emergency mission to the Middle East will lead to an end to the fighting between Hamas and Israel "in the very near future." Ban Ki-moon told the Security Council by videoconference from the...
07/22/14 07:48 PM
JERUSALEM (AP) — A Hamas rocket exploded Tuesday near Israel's main airport, prompting a ban on flights from the U.S. and many from Europe and Canada as aviation authorities responded to the shock of seeing a civilian jetliner shot down over Ukraine. Israel declared that Ben-Gurion Airport...
07/22/14 07:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration told U.S. airlines Tuesday they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel for 24 hours following a Hamas rocket explosion nearby. The ban began 12:15 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, the agency said in a statement. Israeli Prime...
07/22/14 04:02 PM
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Ibrahim Zain was driven from his home by Israeli tank fire this week, but says he'd rather endure more Israel-Hamas fighting than accept an unconditional cease-fire he fears will leave in place the blockade of the Gaza Strip. Like Zain, many Gaza residents say the...
By Spencer Brown | 07/22/14 01:11 PM
The FAA on Tuesday barred U.S. airliners from traveling to and from Israel for at least 24 hours, in the wake of now-confirmed reports saying a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport.
By Paul Bedard | 07/22/14 11:55 AM
Israel's ambassador to the United States said the country deserves the Nobel Peace Prize for "unimaginable restraint" in targeting terrorists in Gaza.
07/22/14 01:46 AM
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel bombed five mosques, a sports stadium and the home of the late Hamas military chief across the Gaza Strip early on Tuesday, a Gaza police official said, as the U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state launched a high-level effort to end two weeks of deadly...
07/21/14 09:32 PM
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A high-level attempt by the U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state to end deadly Israel-Hamas fighting was off to a rough start Monday: Gaza's Hamas rulers signaled they won't agree to an unconditional cease-fire, Israel's prime minister said he'll do whatever...
07/21/14 06:01 PM
CAIRO (AP) — With high hopes but low expectations, the U.S. stepped up calls Monday for an international push to end fighting in the Gaza Strip as President Barack Obama sent his top envoy to the Mideast to help broker a new cease-fire between Israel and Hamas militants — the third since...
07/21/14 05:33 PM
JERUSALEM (AP) — For almost two weeks, Israel practically bristled with confidence and pride: The Iron Dome air defense system was dependably zapping incoming Hamas rockets from the skies, the military was successfully repelling infiltration attempts on the ground and from the sea, and the...
By Cal Thomas | 07/21/14 03:12 PM
Major newspaper editorials condemned Hamas, but their condemnation was hedged by calls for "restraint" on "both sides" and "proportionality" in Israel's response to the attacks.
07/21/14 02:30 PM
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Several hundred pro-Palestinian protesters have demanded a halt to military action in Gaza during a peaceful protest near the Israeli embassy in the Cypriot capital. Monday's protest was organized by left-wing trade unions and peace groups and included Turkish Cypriot...
By Susan Crabtree | 07/21/14 12:10 PM
President Obama delivered a stern message to Putin on Monday, accusing him of failing to live up to his promises to intervene to protect the crash site of the downed Malaysian jetliner in Ukraine and stop the fighting by the Russian-backed separatists to allow for a credible international...
By Philip Klein | 07/21/14 11:26 AM
Last Wednesday, a United Nations relief organization discovered 20 rockets hidden in one of its schools in Gaza -- and promptly transferred those weapons to "local authorities," thus allowing them to be controlled by the terrorist group Hamas.
By Becket Adams | 07/21/14 09:20 AM
Secretary of State John Kerry was caught on a hot microphone this weekend seemingly criticizing Israel's military operation against Hamas terrorists in the Gaza region.
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