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  • UN chief: Gaza deaths and destruction shame world

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon demanded an end to what he called the senseless cycle of suffering in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict Wednesday, telling the General Assembly that "the massive deaths and destruction in Gaza have shocked and shamed the world." Ban urged the...

  • Obama urges enduring cease-fire for Gaza Strip

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An enduring stability between Israel and Palestinians is not in the near future, and will require leaders on both sides of the generations-long dispute to take political risks for the sake of peace and prosperity, President Barack Obama said Wednesday. But first, Obama said, a...

  • Israel-Palestinian talks on Gaza underway in Cairo

    CAIRO (AP) — Indirect Israeli-Palestinian negotiations over extending a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip and ending a blockade of the battered territory got underway in Cairo on Wednesday, with both sides taking hard-line positions and much jockeying expected ahead. Israel wants the Islamic...

  • Southern Israelis cautiously prepare to head home

    NAHAL OZ, Israel (AP) — With a cease-fire taking hold, residents of southern Israel slowly began trickling back Wednesday to hometowns that largely emptied out during a monthlong war against Hamas militants in the neighboring Gaza Strip. But even with the military giving them the go-ahead to...

  • In case you missed it: MSNBC host likens death toll in Gaza to 'the population equivalent to 100 9/11s'

    MSNBC's Joy-Ann Reid claimed this week that the civilian death toll in Gaza is now the population equivalent to 100 attacks like the one visited upon U.S. soil on September 11, 2001.

  • Watching Justin Amash's amazingly uncivil victory speech might make you care about politics again

    Watch a congressman say harsh things on video.

  • The anti-Israel tweets that reportedly cost a professor his position

    When you think higher education in the United States, chances are you don't think "pro-Israel."

  • Three times pro-Palestine public figures likely made things worse for their cause

    Here are three really insane things that have been said publicly by supporters of Palestine.

  • Survey: Israel's handling of the conflict in Gaza is more popular than ... Obama

    More Americans approve of Israel's handling of the conflict in Gaza than approve of President Obama's handling of the White House, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.

  • UK parliamentary committee urges action on Gaza

    LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron is coming under increased pressure over his government's policies on Gaza, after a cross-party parliamentary committee urged him Wednesday to press Israel to lift restrictions on trade and travel in the Palestinian territory. The Commons...

  • Gaza border town in ruins after Israeli attack

    RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Asmahan Ismail Abu al-Rous started wondering a year ago about the cause of the cracks on the walls of her Gaza home. When she asked some of her more savvy neighbors, they told her: Militants were digging an attack tunnel not far away. "I did not think much about it...

  • Israel, Hamas to negotiate new Gaza deal in Cairo

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The outlines of a solution for battered, blockaded Gaza are emerging after Tuesday's tentative Israel-Hamas cease-fire: Norway is organizing a donor conference and Western-backed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas aims to oversee rebuilding and reassert his...

  • UK Muslim Cabinet member quits over Gaza policies

    LONDON (AP) — The U.K.'s first female Muslim Cabinet member resigned Tuesday in protest of the British government's policies on Gaza, describing the approach as "morally indefensible" and detrimental to the national interest. Sayeeda Warsi, a Foreign Office minister of Pakistani descent,...

  • Western anti-Semitism revealed in Gaza conflict

    Navi Pillay, U.N. high commissioner for human rights, has accused both Israel and Hamas militants of committing war crimes in the Gaza conflict.

  • Is thinking obsolete in the modern media?

    Some have said that we are living in a post-industrial era, while others have said that we are living in a post-racial era. But growing evidence suggests that we are living in a post-thinking era.

From the Weekly Standard