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Israel: Troops, Palestinian Militants Clash Despite Cease-Fire
World  (tags: middle-east, news, world, violence )

- 1911 days ago -
Palestinian militants detonated a bomb next to an Israeli army patrol near the Gaza Strip on Tuesday and Israeli soldiers quickly crossed the border in search of the attackers, in the first serious clash since a cease-fire went into effect more than a wee
Israel Proposes 18 Month Truce With Hamas; Hamas Counters With One Year Offer
World  (tags: Hamas, israel, middle-east, palestine, news, politics, violence, war, conflict )

- 1911 days ago -
Bethlehem - Ma'an - Hamas vowed on Sunday to resume imports of weapons into both the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, boasting that it has already done so since a ceasefire was announced one week ago
Gaza Children Return to School
World  (tags: children, conflict, school, israel, middle-east, palestine, news, violence, war, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

- 1914 days ago -
Palestinian children in the Gaza Strip have gone back to school for the first time since the 22-day Israeli offensive that killed more than 1,300 people, at least 410 of which were children.
Man Died After Being Jailed for Parking Tickets and Missing Chemo
World  (tags: news, police, brutality, cancer )

- 1914 days ago -
Family's attorney said that "this matter could have been handled in a more compassionate and humane way".
From Diet to Shoah
World  (tags: palestine, violence, war, world, society, israel, middle-east, news, politics, humanrights, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, conflict, corruption )

- 1917 days ago -
Jonathan Cook argues that Israel's offensive in Gaza "is a war against the Palestinians of Gaza, and less directly those in the West Bank, designed primarily to crush their political rights and their hopes of statehood".
'Hamas Torturing Fatah Members in Gaza'
World  (tags: middle-east, israel, humanrights, violence, conflict, news, politics )

- 1918 days ago -
Hamas militiamen have rounded up hundreds of Fatah activists on suspicion of "collaboration" with Israel during Operation Cast Lead, Fatah members in the Gaza Strip told The Jerusalem Post.The Fatah members and eyewitnesses said the detainees were being h
U.S. May Cut $1b in Loan Guarantees to Israel Over West Bank Settlements
World  (tags: abuse, americans, conflict, death, ethics, GoodNews, israel, middle-east, news, palestine, politics, violence, world, war, usa )

- 1918 days ago -
The United States administration plans to cut about $1 billion from the balance of its loan guarantees to Israel because of its investments in the settlements. The balance currently stands at $4.6 billion.
Yasmin Alibhai-Brown: Israel's Friends Cannot Justify This Slaughter
World  (tags: israel, middle-east, palestine, politics, news, world, war, violence, ethics, death, crime, corruption, HumanRights )

- 1919 days ago -
On Saturday night, I was at the BBC to discuss the Sunday papers on their TV news channel. Optimism was up. Israel was about to halt its assault on Gaza. Be thankful for miserable mercies. Easier said than felt.
Plea to Stop War From Victims of Rocket Salvoes
World  (tags: palestine, violence, war, world, israel, death, conflict, crime, freedoms, HumanRights, middle-east, news )

- 1920 days ago -
Considering people in and around the Israeli town of Sderot have been under daily rocket attacks from Hamas for much of the past 20 days you might have thought they would unanimously back the offensive in Gaza.
Analysis: Egypt May Help Prevent Gaza Smuggling, But Only on Its Own Terms
World  (tags: middle-east, israel, news, palestine, politics, world )

- 1923 days ago -
With Operation Cast Lead entering what appears to be its closing act, Egypt will soon need to prove whether it can provide Israel the security guarantees it is seeking in the form of a complete halt of weapons smuggling along the Philadelphi Corridor.
Rockets From Lebanon Hit Israel Amid Gaza Fighting
World  (tags: middle-east, world, israel, news )

- 1923 days ago -
Rockets fired from Lebanon struck Israel on Wednesday for the second time in a week while its Gaza offensive ground on, but there was no immediate sign the incident would escalate into wider violence.
Palestinians Say Haniyeh, Pleading for Ceasefire, Is Waving the White Flag
World  (tags: world, middle-east, palestine, israel, news, terrorism )

- 1925 days ago -
For the first time since the IDF began its "Cast Lead" operation in Gaza, Hamas on Monday signaled its willingness to accept a cease-fire with Israel, apparently without preconditions. Prime minister Ismail Haniyeh, hiding among children in Shifa Hospital
Gazans Confirm: Hamas Exploited UN School to Fire at Israeli Troops
World  (tags: violence, terrorism, middle-east, palestine, israel, news, politics, world )

- 1931 days ago -
In a dramatic twist, Gaza residents are confirming the IDF account that Hamas was staging attacks from the UNRWA school that was later hit by return fire. In effect, that means that Hamas was knowingly endangering the lives of the civilians within in the
Israel Says Gaza Truce Proposal Unrealistic
World  (tags: middle-east, israel, news, violence )

- 1938 days ago -
Israel on Wednesday rebuffed French calls for a 48-hour humanitarian truce in the Gaza Strip and stepped up preparations for a possible ground offensive after Hamas's long-range rockets hit a major population center.
Israeli Raids Deepen Rift Between Arabs
World  (tags: middle-east, world, israel, news, politics )

- 1939 days ago -
Deadly Israeli raids on Gaza have deepened the divide in the Arab world between Islamists with popular appeal and authoritarian governments widely seen as collaborating with Israel and the United States

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