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Gaza bloodshed deepens, airlines shun Israel – Reuters


Reuters

Gaza bloodshed deepens, airlines shun Israel
Reuters
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Gaza fighting raged on Wednesday, displacing thousands more Palestinians in the battered territory as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said indirect truce talks between Israel and Hamas had made some progress.
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Posted on 23 July 2014 | 4:43 pm

Kerry Arrives in Israel in Effort to Broker a Gaza Cease-Fire – New York Times


Kerry Arrives in Israel in Effort to Broker a Gaza Cease-Fire
New York Times
The goal, Mr. Kerry stressed, was not only to obtain a cease-fire but to map out a “sustainable process going forward” that would address some of the long-term grievances of the Palestinians in Gaza and prevent the fighting between Hamas and Israel

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 9:49 am

​Over 600 deaths in Israeli Gaza op: Military hits mosques, stadium, homes … – RT


RT

​Over 600 deaths in Israeli Gaza op: Military hits mosques, stadium, homes
RT
Israel kept up attacks on Gaza on Tuesday, killing three Palestinians and hitting over 70 targets, including five mosques, a sports stadium and the home of the deceased Hamas military chief. The latest casualties in the fortnight-long violence have

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 9:12 am

Is Hamas using human shields in Gaza? The answer is complicated – CNN


Is Hamas using human shields in Gaza? The answer is complicated
CNN
(CNN) — Tuesday's discovery of rockets hidden in a vacant U.N. facility is the sort of evidence that Israel cites when it accuses Hamas of using civilians and their institutions as shields in the ongoing Gaza conflict. The rockets were found in a

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 9:09 am

Gaza and Israel: War of the hashtags – Aljazeera.com


Gaza and Israel: War of the hashtags
Aljazeera.com
How instant access to online images and information is helping to shape global reaction to the Israel-Gaza war. Inside Story Last updated: 22 Jul 2014 22:37. Email Article. Print Article. Share article. Send Feedback. As the conflict between Israel and

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 8:55 am

Hamas Gambled on War as Its Woes Grew in Gaza – New York Times


New York Times

Hamas Gambled on War as Its Woes Grew in Gaza
New York Times
GAZA CITY — When war between Israel and Hamas broke out two weeks ago, the Palestinian militant group was so hamstrung, politically, economically and diplomatically, that its leaders appeared to feel they had nothing to lose. Hamas took what some here …

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 8:13 am

Self-Defense or Atrocities in Gaza? – New York Times


New York Times

Self-Defense or Atrocities in Gaza?
New York Times
DESCRIPTION A Palestinian woman fled from a Gaza City neighborhood during an Israeli military operation on July 20. Mohammed Saber/European Pressphoto Agency. As Hamas has fired rockets into Israel, Israel has bombarded Gaza, Hamas's home.

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 8:02 am

Israel losses in Gaza prompt debate about offensive – Los Angeles Times


Israel losses in Gaza prompt debate about offensive
Los Angeles Times
The mourners at the burial Tuesday of Master Sgt. Ohad Shemesh, killed in combat a day earlier in the Gaza Strip, were old and young, in army uniforms or in shorts and sandals, weeping or stoic, much like those at other military funerals that have come

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 2:39 am

Darkness Falls on Gaza – New York Times


New York Times

Darkness Falls on Gaza
New York Times
On Monday, the Israeli military fired artillery rounds at Al Aqsa hospital in Deir al-Balah, central Gaza, claiming to target a cache of anti-tank missiles. Dr. Khalil Khattab, a surgeon, was operating on a patient when the first shell struck. He ran

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 1:00 am

Gaza blockade key to any Israel-Hamas truce deal – Washington Post


Gaza blockade key to any Israel-Hamas truce deal
Washington Post
Like Zain, many Gaza residents say the closure, imposed by Israel and Egypt after Hamas seized Gaza in 2007, is like a slow death: It prevents them from traveling, from importing cement to build homes and increasingly from earning enough to feed their …

Posted on 22 July 2014 | 7:56 pm

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US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as the top U.S. diplomat reported progress in efforts to end fighting that has so far killed more than 680 Palestinians and 34 Israelis.

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 4:16 pm

Gaza bloodshed deepens, airlines shun Israel

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Crispian Balmer GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Gaza fighting raged on Wednesday, displacing thousands more Palestinians in the battered territory as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said indirect truce talks between Israel and Hamas had made some progress. While pressing a 15-day-old offensive, Israel scrambled to contain economic damage from a halt of flights to Tel Aviv …

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 3:44 pm

Gaza church opens doors to war refugees

For the first time in years, Gaza City's Greek Orthodox church is packed to overflowing, having offered refuge to hundreds of Palestinians who fled their homes under Israeli bombardment. Around 600 people, mostly women and children, are sheltering in the church compound in the old sector of Gaza City, after escaping the inferno of neighbouring areas like Shejaiya. "A big number of women and kids …

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 3:13 pm

Gaza mourns, seeks justice for generations lost in Israeli strikes

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) – Sitting at home for dinner or running for their lives in dark streets, generations of the same families are dying in Israel's bombardment of Gaza.     Survivors are witnessing large numbers of relatives killed in a single strike and in their grief seek justice. Israel says it seeks to target only militants who are firing rockets from the coastal strip into …

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 2:29 pm

Gaza families plead for evacuation amid battle

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as dozens of Palestinian families trapped by the fighting scrambled to flee the area. The U.S. secretary of state meanwhile presses ahead with top-gear efforts to end the conflict that has killed at least 650 Palestinians and 31 Israelis.

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 8:20 am

Gaza rocket halts Israel flights as foes resist truce efforts

Airlines blocked flights to Israel Wednesday after a Gaza rocket struck near airport runways, as the UN chief urged an end to a conflict that has killed 639 Palestinians and 31 Israelis. As the violence entered its 16th day, neither Israel nor Islamist movement Hamas appeared willing to end hostilities, despite days of diplomatic efforts to coax them into a truce. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki …

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 5:34 am

Israel pounds Gaza despite international peace efforts

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Jeffrey Heller GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, saying no ceasefire was near as top U.S. and United Nations diplomats pursued talks on halting the fighting that has claimed more than 600 lives. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held discussions in neighbouring Egypt, while U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon met Prime …

Posted on 22 July 2014 | 8:53 pm

Gaza blockade key to any Israel-Hamas truce deal

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Ibrahim Zain was driven from his home by Israeli tank fire this week, but says he'd rather endure more Israel-Hamas fighting than accept an unconditional cease-fire he fears will leave in place the blockade of the Gaza Strip.

Posted on 22 July 2014 | 7:55 pm

Gaza rocket lands near main Israel airport

JERUSALEM (AP) — A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed near Israel's main airport Tuesday, wounding one Israeli and prompting all U.S. and some European and Canadian airlines to cancel flights to Tel Aviv — a reflection of high anxiety over air travel after the downing of a Malaysian jet over Ukraine.

Posted on 22 July 2014 | 7:23 pm

Gaza death toll rises as truce effort intensifies

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A high-level attempt by the U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state to end deadly Israel-Hamas fighting was off to a rough start Monday: Gaza's Hamas rulers signaled they won't agree to an unconditional cease-fire, Israel's prime minister said he'll do whatever is necessary to keep Israelis safe from Hamas attacks and the overall Palestinian death toll surpassed …

Posted on 22 July 2014 | 1:23 am