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  • Israel’s effort to spare Gaza civilians is exemplary

    3 hours ago

    According to many critics, Israel is slaughtering civilians in Gaza. It’s “purposefully wiping out entire families,” says an Arab member of Israel’s parliament. It’s committing “genocide—the murder of entire families,” says Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian Authority....

  • France’s Hollande says concerned about Gaza death toll

    4 hours ago

    French President Francois Hollande expressed concern about deaths in Gaza on Thursday, one day after telling Israel it should take "all the necessary measures" to protect itself from militants' rockets.

    Hollande, who was criticised by left-wingers in France for stating solidarity...

  • In phone call with Netanyahu, Obama affirms Israel’s right to defense

    4 hours ago

    In a phone call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Obama affirmed Israel’s right to defend itself from rocket attacks but called for a de-escalation of the violence.

    “The president reiterated the United States’ strong condemnation of continuing rocket fire...

  • Top Abbas adviser says Hamas makes own decisions

    9 hours ago

    This story originally ran on themedialine.org.

    A senior adviser to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has told The Media Line in an exclusive interview that the PA and Fatah have no ability to intervene in the Gaza crisis because the Gaza Strip is ruled exclusively by...

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  • Hamas finds itself in war it didn’t want — and cannot escape

    9 hours ago

    The latest mini-war between Israel and the Islamist group Hamas began with the Gaza-based militants eager to strike a blow, but the escalation that followed has left them physically and diplomatically exposed, with no ready way out.

    Hamas has sent its rockets streaking into...

  • Congressmen introduce resolution backing Israel in Gaza conflict

    9 hours ago

    A resolution in support of Israel’s right to defend itself against rocket fire from Gaza was introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives.

    The resolution, which has more than 50 bipartisan sponsors, was introduced Wednesday by Reps. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) and Tom Cole...

  • In Tel Aviv, sunny with a chance of rockets

    9 hours ago

    “In Tel Aviv, we expect the skies clear with a temperature of 32 degrees,” our pilot said upon taking off from Milan’s airport Wednesday, with no discernible hint of irony.

    The thermometer in Tel Aviv did fill up — 32 degrees Celsius, 90 Fahrenheit — but the skies have, sadly,...

  • Israel intercepts rockets fired at Tel Aviv and Dimona, slams Gaza sites

    10 hours ago

    Israel’s Iron Dome system intercepted rockets fired at the heavily populated Tel Aviv area and at Dimona, which houses a nuclear reactor.

    Meanwhile, Israeli airstrikes hit about 320 targets in Gaza overnight on the third day of its expanded military operation to curb rocket fire...

  • Will Israel’s third Gaza conflict in six years end any differently?

    10 hours ago

    Get used to conflict.

    That’s the message Israeli officials and security experts are relaying as the Israel Defense Forces conducts its third operation in six years against Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

    Israel’s missile defense capabilities have grown significantly since previous...

  • 90 seconds of uncertainty - the first time I ran for shelter

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    11 hours ago

    For the first time in my 24 years on this planet, I am truly afraid. After three days of barely leaving my house and two nights of waking up to the sounds of explosions (some actually happened, some only in my head,) all I want is for this operation to end and for the people of...

  • Live from the Ground: Israel Social TV Reports

    By Jeremy Elster

    13 hours ago

    The events of the last few weeks beginning with the kidnapping of three Israeli yeshiva settler youths have laid bare the dissonance between illusions for peace and hope and the brutal cycle of violence that so often dominates the Israeli/Palestinian conflict.

    In the following...

  • Israel pursues punishing Gaza offensive for a third day

    20 hours ago

    Israel pressed on with a punishing aerial offensive in Gaza for a third day on Thursday, killing eight members of a family including five children in a predawn strike, Palestinian officials said, while militants fired rockets at Israeli cities.

    The Israeli military had no...

  • For Israelis under siege, a night different from all other nights

    By Danielle Berrin

    1 day ago

    It’s the middle of the night in Israel but hardly anybody can sleep.

    Rockets and missiles are crackling across the dark sky. BOOM. Sirens are sounding throughout the land. Tanks are massing near the  Gaza border. BOOM. BOOM. The thud of explosives hitting the ground has the whole...

  • Israeli bombing campaign in Gaza exceeds 2012 assault

    1 day ago

    The Israeli military reportedly has hit more targets in Gaza in the first day and a half of a bombing campaign to curb rocket fire than during its entire eight-day operation in November 2012.

    The Jerusalem Post quoted an anonymous senior Israeli security source on Wednesday but...

  • Watching footage from the Israel-Gaza battlefield [VIDEO]

    1 day ago

    Israel, as always, fights its battles on two fronts: The actual front, now in Gaza and in the skies over Israel, and the public relations battlefield. Today, that means social media, too.

    As in past conflicts, the Israel Defense Forces is posting footage from its battles in and...

  • U.S. calls on Israel, Palestinians to de-escalate Gaza tensions

    1 day ago

    The United States on Wednesday urged Israel and the Palestinians to de-escalate tensions in Gaza and expressed concern for the safety of civilians on both sides as Israel pressed a campaign of air strikes and militants kept up rocket fire at Israel's heartland.

    State Department...

  • With leadership, threats might turn into opportunities in Israel

    By Uri Dromi

    1 day ago

    The recent cycle of violence in Israel, after a period of relative calm, raises concerns that perhaps we are on the threshold of another intifada, or another Operation Pillar of Defense (a full-scale operation in Gaza), or both. News from Israel on all television channels seems to...

  • Rallies at LA Israel consulate show strong feelings about renewed Israel-Gaza violence

    By Ryan Torok

    1 day ago

    Dueling rallies on the afternoon of Tuesday, July 7, outside the Israeli Consulate in Los Angeles showed strong feelings about renewed Israel-Gaza violence.

    On the south side of the street at  11766 Wilshire Blvd., protestors held Palestinian flags, which flapped in a reporter’s...

  • Making deepest penetration into northern Israel, rockets hit Zichron Yaakov

    1 day ago

    Rockets struck the northern town of Zichron Yaakov, the deepest penetration into Israel in the recent barrage of fire from Gaza.

    The rockets fired Tuesday afternoon landed in an open area located about 75 miles from the border with Gaza. Reports called it the farthest north into...

  • The honesty of war

    By David Suissa

    2 days ago

    There’s something about war that can make intelligent people look foolish. I’m thinking right now of all those smart people in Tel Aviv who analyzed the subtleties of peace at the Haaretz Peace Conference—only a few hours before Jew-hating terrorists from Hamas began firing rockets...

  • Israel kills top Gaza militant, five others in air strike: Gaza officials

    2 days ago

    Israel assassinated a top local leader of the Islamic Jihad militant group in the northern Gaza Strip early on Wednesday, neighbors and hospital officials said, and five others including family members were also killed.

    An Israeli military spokeswoman said she had no initial...

  • Warning sirens sound across southern and central Israel, rocket hits Jerusalem

    2 days ago

    Code Red warning sirens sounded throughout Israel’s center and south, and a rocket hit Jerusalem.

    The sirens were heard in Netanya, Kfar Saba, Raanana and areas around Tel Aviv including  Rishon Lezion, Bat Yam, Holon and Bnei Brak at approximately 10 p.m. Tuesday, as well as in...

  • Hamas says it fired rocket toward Haifa

    2 days ago

    Hamas said it fired a rocket at the city of Haifa, northern Israel, on Tuesday in what would be the longest-range such Palestinian attack from the Gaza Strip.

    There was no immediate word of any impact in Haifa, on the Mediterranean coast 88 miles from Gaza. A Haifa resident said he had heard no sirens in the city.

    The announcement came shortly after air raid sirens sounded in nearby Binyamina in what Israeli media subsequently said may have been a false alarm.

    Writing by Dan Williams; Editing by Mark Heinrich

  • Life under fire - live reports from people living in southern Israel

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    2 days ago

    I can describe the reality here, I can ask you to imagine what it's like, but no matter what I say, it will be very hard for anyone who's not here to comprehend.

    In the past two weeks, hundreds of missiles were fired at Israel from Gaza, which is ruled by the terror organization...

  • Israel OKs call-up of additional 40,000 combat reservists

    2 days ago

    Israel’s Cabinet approved the call-up of as many as 40,000 additional combat reservists.

    The approval came Tuesday afternoon, hours after army Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz requested the added troops with the start of Operation Protective Edge in Gaza in an effort to stop a...

  • Israel launches military offensive against Gaza militants

    3 days ago

    Israel launched an aerial offensive in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, calling it part of a campaign named "Operation Protective Edge" targeting Hamas Islamist militants firing rockets at the Jewish state.

    The military urged Israelis within a 24-mile radius of the southern coastal...

  • Palestinian official says both sides sitting on volcano

    3 days ago

    This story originally ran on themedialine.org.

    Munib Al-Masri, a Palestinian billionaire who is a close confidant to Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas, warns that the tense situation between Israelis and Palestinians after the murders of four teenagers could explode.

    ...
  • Amid rocket barrage, southern Israelis told to stay near shelters

    1 week ago

    At least 15 rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip into southern Israel over the course of an hour.

    Hours after Hamas’ military wing threatened Israel, Thursday’s barrage struck buildings and caused fires, and a soldier was injured from shrapnel. Residents of Israeli communities...

  • Israel boosts forces near Gaza as border heats up

    1 week ago

    Israel beefed up its forces along its frontier with the Gaza Strip and launched air strikes against militant Hamas targets there on Thursday in response to Palestinian cross-border rocket attacks.

    Israel also faced a second day of violent Palestinian protests in Jerusalem after...

  • The agenda behind New York Times headline

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    1 week ago

    A headline – few short words that frame a whole story. Earlier today, The New York Times published an article referring to the rockets being fired from Gaza to Israel and the Israeli Defense Forces' response. In what appeared to be an objective headline, lies a very specific...

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