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  • Is Israel being judged too harshly?

    August 13, 2015 | 9:26 am

    This article first appeared on The Media Line.

    [Jerusalem] A year later, memories of the 51-day conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip are still fresh. During the fighting, 2,200 Palestinians and 71 Israelis lost their lives. With the number of Gazans killed more...

  • Report by U.N. panel probing Gaza war crimes postponed for 3 months

    March 9, 2015 | 3:20 pm

    The U.N. panel investigating possible war crimes during last summer’s Gaza conflict has received a three-month extension to present its report.

    The report of the Commission of Inquiry on the 2014 Gaza conflict was due to be published this month but was postponed to June,...

  • Netanyahu asks U.S. congressmen to protect Israel from war crimes charges

    August 7, 2014 | 11:57 am

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly asked U.S. lawmakers to help Israel avoid war crimes charges stemming from the Gaza conflict.

    Netanyahu asked a delegation of visiting legislators to help keep Israel out of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Rep. Steven...

  • Israeli minister urges Germany and EU to send inspectors to Gaza

    August 7, 2014 | 10:58 am

    Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has urged Germany to help find a solution to the conflict in Gaza and send inspectors to Gaza's borders along with other European Union countries.

    Mediators were working on Thursday to extend a truce between Israel and the Palestinians...

  • Israel’s 2014 budget can absorb cost of Gaza conflict

    August 7, 2014 | 10:50 am

    Israel's 2014 budget will be able to absorb the costs incurred during the month-long Gaza conflict and there will be no need to increases taxes, Finance Minister Yair Lapid said on Thursday.

    It will take a week or two for the government to determine the total impact of the...

  • 2014 Israel – Gaza Conflict: Twitter Sentiment Analysis by MasterMineDS

    August 6, 2014 | 8:54 am

    Digital War

    Israel under war 2014 [Publisher's Note: This article arrived yesterday August 5, 2014, but is being published on August 6, 2014]

    Today at 8AM a cease fire has been declared in operation Protective Edge. The public discussion over the operation, however, will stay with us for a long...

  • Selena Gomez to Howard Stern, celebs share opinions on Gaza in tweets and rants

    August 5, 2014 | 11:11 am

    What do Madonna, Javier Bardem and Rihanna have in common?

    Aside from talent and many millions of dollars, they’ve all waded into the maelstrom of public debate over the Gaza conflict — and then had to extricate themselves when the going got tough.

    For almost as long as the...

  • Obama tells Netanyahu he wants immediate humanitarian cease-fire

    July 28, 2014 | 10:51 am

    President Obama told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu he wants an “immediate, unconditional humanitarian” cease-fire in the war with Gaza, based on a process Israel has made clear it opposes.

    The statement Sunday afternoon from the White House describing a phone call...

  • November 22, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    November 22, 2012 | 12:14 am


    Winners & Losers

    Elliot Abrams of the Weekly Standard looks at the gains and losses of the parties in the newly ended Gaza conflict. 

    Israelis have appreciated that Netanyahu avoided bombastic statements, and used the days of conflict to reach out to President...

  • At least 62 rockets strike Israel on operation’s eighth day

    November 21, 2012 | 9:44 am

    At least 62 rockets struck southern Israel on the eighth day of the country's Operation Pillar of Defense against terrorists in Gaza.

    A house in the southern community was hit with a rocket Wednesday morning; no one was hurt in the attack. 

    The funeral for Israeli soldier Yosef...

  • Rallies across U.S. support Israel’s right to defend itself, as others head for Israel

    November 21, 2012 | 9:38 am

    Israel solidarity rallies were held in  venues across the United States as several groups sent missions to Israel to experience the siege on Israel first-hand.

    Some 2,000 Chicagoans gathered in downtown Chicago Tuesday to show their solidarity with Israel. The rally was sponsored...

  • Hamas winning? Wish I knew

    By Shmuel Rosner

    November 20, 2012 | 7:24 am

    There's a chance that a cease-fire will soon be agreed upon by Israel and Hamas. But before you do like everyone else and jump to conclusions as to who's winning and who's losing in this round of violence – consider the following paragraphs from the story I wrote for the Jewish...