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  • Mideast divisions cloud Gaza cease-fire efforts

    CAIRO (AP) — Even as the death toll mounts in the Gaza Strip, attempts to broker a cease-fire between Hamas and Israel have so far run aground — in part because they have become mired in the deep divisions between Mideast countries. At the center of the problems is the bitter enmity between...

  • Zogby Report Card: Pollster urges public to let Obama 'do his job,' avoid 'potshots'

    In our weekly presidential report card, pollster John Zogby says that now is not the time to take pot shots at President Obama as he faces world crises.

  • Israel pushes in Gaza, expanding ground operation

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops pushed deeper into Gaza on Friday in a ground offensive that officials said could last up to two weeks as the prime minister ordered the military to prepare for a "significantly" wider campaign. The assault raised risks of a bloodier conflict amid...

  • CNN removes international correspondent who tweeted about 'scum' Israelis

    CNN international correspondent Diana Magnay has been removed from her post covering the conflict between Israel and Palestine after she referred to Israelis as "scum," the news network said Friday.

  • Republicans blast Obama for fundraising after jetliner crash in Ukraine

    President Obama's decision to go forward with two fundraisers in New York just hours after a Malaysian airliner was apparently shot down in Ukraine and Israel launched a ground war in Gaza is giving critics new ammunition for attacks on his leadership.

  • Israel invades Gaza after Hamas rejects truce

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The heavy thud of tank shells, often just seconds apart, echoed across the Gaza Strip early Friday as thousands of Israeli soldiers launched a ground invasion, escalating a 10-day campaign of heavy air bombardments to try to destroy Hamas' rocket-firing abilities...

  • US: Israel must do more to protect Gaza civilians

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration accused Israel on Thursday of failing to do all it can to prevent civilian casualties in Gaza during cross-border attacks. Noting the deaths a day earlier of four boys who were killed on a Gaza beach by an Israeli strike, the State Department said...

  • This is CNN: International correspondent tweets that 'scum' Israelis cheer shelling, threaten her harm

    As Israel mobilizes its ground forces and amps up the pressure on Hamas, several international news groups, including CNN, have reporters stationed near the Gaza area to cover events as they unfold.

  • United Nations relief agency finds Palestinian terrorist rockets in Gaza school

    A United Nations agency, over the course of doing relief work on Wednesday, found rockets being stored in one of its schools in Gaza.

  • Israel, Hamas agree to Gaza 'humanitarian' pause

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel and Hamas agreed to a five-hour U.N. brokered "humanitarian" pause to their 9-day-long battle, offering the most encouraging sign yet that the fierce fighting could come to an end. Israel's bombardment of Gaza has killed more than 200 Palestinians,...

  • Five reasons why comparing Israeli and Palestinian death totals is a misleading way to judge the conflict

    One of the most common and misleading tactics deployed against Israel by its critics is to compare the number of dead Israelis and dead Palestinians. But no objective observer should take such arguments seriously.

  • Ronald Reagan's missile defense vision is saving lives in Israel: Examiner Editorial

    Liberals scoffed in 1983 when President Reagan first proposed the Strategic Defense Initiative missile defense system. They called it "Star Wars" and claimed the technology was fictional.

  • Israeli Iron Dome demonstrates missile defense payoffs

    According to the Israeli government, in this latest round of Israel-Hamas combat, Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system has (so far) intercepted 90 percent of targeted incoming Hamas rockets. Iron Dome is a very sophisticated tactical (short-range) anti-missile and anti-artillery...

  • Israel: Hamas to pay price for its 'no' to truce

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel resumed its heavy bombardment of Gaza on Tuesday and warned that Hamas "would pay the price" after the Islamic militant group rejected an Egyptian truce plan and instead unleashed more rocket barrages at the Jewish state. Late Tuesday, the military urged...

  • AP INTERVIEW: Israel's Peres defends airstrikes

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli President Shimon Peres said Tuesday that the killing of Palestinian civilians by air raids on Gaza presents a moral dilemma, but argued there is scant alternative as long as the Islamic militants who rule the strip refuse to stop sustained rocket fire against Israel....

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