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  • Israel-Hamas truce collapses in new violence

    JERUSALEM (AP) — A three-day truce collapsed Friday in a new round of violence after Gaza militants resumed rocket attacks on Israel, drawing a wave of retaliatory airstrikes that killed at least five Palestinians, including three children. The eruption of fighting shattered a brief calm in the...

  • In Gaza, dispute over civilian vs combatant deaths

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — In the grisly math of the Israel-Hamas war, conflicting counts of combatants and civilians killed in Gaza are emerging — with the ratio perhaps more important to shaping international opinion of the monthlong conflict than any final toll. The U.N. and rights groups...

  • How the United Nations prevents peace in the Middle East

    The organization plays a supporting role in every war between Hamas and Israel.

  • Hamas rejects disarmament proposal

    GAZA CITY, Gaza City (AP) — With a deadline looming hours away, Hamas on Thursday rejected Israeli demands it disarm and threatened to resume its rocket attacks if its demands for lifting a crippling blockade on Gaza were not met. The hard-line stance, voiced by a senior Hamas official at the...

  • Israel and Hamas Dig in As Gaza Talks Go on

    As the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas holds for a third day and peace negotiations continue, both sides appear to be digging in their heels. Hamas demands the blockade be lifted, while Israel insists Hamas disarm first. (Aug. 7) SHOTLIST: AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Gaza City, Gaza...

  • 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...



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