Content Tagged 'Israel'

Hamas declares victory, but terms fall short
Hamas is declaring victory, after an agreement with Israel for an open-ended cease-fire. And throughout Gaza, there's been the sound of celebratory gunfire.
New Israel-Hamas cease-fire in effect
A new, open-ended cease-fire is in effect between Israel and Hamas.
Gaza attacks trigger Israeli exodus from border
More Israelis today are leaving their homes along the border with the Gaza Strip.
Gaza: Israel targets Hamas official's home; 2 die
Gaza officials say Israel has carried out a new round of airstrikes and opened tank fire on the coastal strip, killing two Palestinians.
UN says Gaza will require massive reconstruction
The top U.N. official for the Mideast says Gaza will require massive reconstruction and is proposing expanding a U.N.-Israeli system to import construction materials into the Palestinian territory.
Israel-Hamas deal may hinge on seaport for Gaza
A deal on ending the monthlong Gaza war could hinge on a seaport for the territory on the Mediterranean coast that is blockaded by Israel and Egypt.
Gaza talks to continue in Cairo as truce holds
A temporary Israel-Hamas truce is holding for a second day as marathon, indirect negotiations on a lasting cease-fire and a long-term solution for the battered Gaza Strip are to resume in Cairo.
Israel OK's gay Jews to immigrate with spouses
Israel says it will now allow Jews to immigrate to Israel with their non-Jewish same-sex spouses.
Clooney's fiancee to serve on Gaza rights probe
British-Lebanese lawyer Amal Alamuddin, who is engaged to marry George Clooney, has been chosen for the U.N.'s three-member commission of inquiry looking into possible violations of the rules of war in Gaza.
UN chief: Gaza deaths and destruction shame world
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says "the massive deaths and destruction in Gaza have shocked and shamed the world" and is demanding an end to "the senseless cycle of suffering" in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Paul not first ensnared in Mideast policy in Iowa
Republican Sen. Rand Paul says he's never proposed ending U.S. aid payments to Israel, and is immediately confronted by his own budget proposal from 2011 to end such payments to all nations, including Israel.
Israel-Hamas truce sets stage for talks on Gaza
The Israelis and Palestinians each have a delegation in place in Cairo for talks aimed at a long-term truce in Gaza.
Palestine may pursue war crimes trials against Israel
The Palestinian foreign minister says that his government intends to apply for membership at the International Criminal Court this year in hopes of holding Israel responsible for alleged violations of war crimes law in Israeli-occupied territories.
Israel resumes Gaza airstrikes as cease-fire ends
The Israeli military says it has resumed its attacks on the Gaza Strip, ending a self-declared, seven-hour cease-fire that was in effect for much of the day.
France: Gaza war may require 'imposed' solution
France's foreign minister is calling on the international community to impose a solution on Israel and Hamas, saying the warring sides have shown themselves unable to negotiate.
Local Jewish Community Celebrates Israel's 65th Anniversary
'Walk the Land 65' was held at Jacobson park recognizing Israel's contributions to life. Video Video
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