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  • Israel moves tanks to border with Egypt after attack kills civilian

    June 18, 2012 | 8:17 am

    Israel reportedly moved tanks close to the border with Egypt following a cross-border attack in which an Israeli civilian was killed.

    The move Monday was in violation of the Camp David Accords. The tanks were later withdrawn from the area, according to Haaretz. 

    The terrorists who...

  • Palestinian group slams storing rockets in civilian areas

    March 31, 2011 | 10:18 am

    A Palestinian human rights group in the Gaza Strip condemned the storage of rockets used against Israel in civilian populated areas.

    The Palestinian Center for Human Rights in a statement posted on its website Tuesday called on the Hamas-controlled government in Gaza to investigate...

  • Gaza outcomes

    By Rob Eshman

    December 31, 2008 | 3:42 pm

    If you're like me, you don't like to see dead children.

    The initial images from Israel's retaliatory strikes against the Hamas government in Gaza aren't pretty. One that keeps reappearing is of a terrified, bleeding Palestinian girl, maybe 7 years old, clutching her father's arm as...

  • Is there a way to stop rockets and avoid a Gaza fight?

    By Uri Dromi

    January 3, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    Sderot is a city in the south of Israel, very close to the Gaza Strip. In the year 2007, it has been hit by 1,000 Qassam rockets and 1,200 mortar shells launched by the Palestinians.

    Life in Sderot has become hell, but Israel finds it very difficult to defend it, because the people...

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  • Israel cuts power and fuel to Gaza in bid to stop rocket attacks

    By Leslie Susser

    November 1, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Critics may be describing Israel's controversial policy of cutting fuel supplies to Gaza to deter Palestinian rocket attacks as collective punishment, but government leaders in Jerusalem see it as something else: humane.

    In the face of unceasing rocket attacks on Israeli towns,...

  • Israel should probe accusations of war crimes

    By Joseph M. Lipner

    September 28, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    The recent charge by three human rights organizations that Israel committed war crimes in Lebanon seems at first like just another reflexive anti-Israel (or, at worst, anti-Semitic) condemnation.
     
    The truth, though, is more complex. Those who are making the accusations appear to be...
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