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In Israel’s South, Families Worry About the Future of Life Near Gaza – New York Times


New York Times

In Israel's South, Families Worry About the Future of Life Near Gaza
New York Times
KIBBUTZ NAHAL OZ, Israel — Towering concrete walls surround the kindergarten in this rural Israeli community next to the border with Gaza, blocking out the light. The fortresslike panels went up a few days ago as protection against deadly shrapnel

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Posted on 28 August 2014 | 12:21 pm

Former US judge on ‘one-sided’ UN Gaza inquiry headed previous probe that … – Fox News


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Former US judge on 'one-sided' UN Gaza inquiry headed previous probe that
Fox News
A former New York State Supreme Court judge who replaced George Clooney's fiancé on the latest United Nations-sponsored inquiry into human rights violations in Gaza once chaired another U.N. committee that harshly criticized Israeli for a previous

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Posted on 28 August 2014 | 11:16 am

Israelis and Palestinians Ask if the Latest Fight Was Worth It – TIME


The Daily Star

Israelis and Palestinians Ask if the Latest Fight Was Worth It
TIME
Palestinian men walk in a street of Gaza City's Shejaiya neighborhood in early morning dense fog Palestinian men walk among the ruins of Gaza City's Shejaiya neighborhood on Aug. 27, 2014 Roberto Schmidt—AFP/Getty Images …
Israel says Hamas 'hit hard' in Gaza fightingAljazeera.com
Gaza Truce Leaves No Clear Winner After 50-Day ConflictBusinessweek
Both sides declare victory in GazaPress Herald
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Posted on 28 August 2014 | 5:49 am

Incredible Photos of Gaza’s Cease-fire Celebrations – New York Magazine


New York Magazine

Incredible Photos of Gaza's Cease-fire Celebrations
New York Magazine
A boy holds a banner and a rifle while driving up a mainstreet in Gaza City as the ceasefire celebrations begins. Photo: Loulou d'Aki. Swedish photographer Loulou d'Aki didn't know that when she arrived back in Gaza on Sunday after a trip home, she

Posted on 27 August 2014 | 6:51 pm

The Gaza war is over. Here’s what it means for the future of Israel-Palestine. – Vox


USA TODAY

The Gaza war is over. Here's what it means for the future of Israel-Palestine.
Vox
It looks like, finally, the 2014 Gaza war is over. Israel and Hamas have agreed to an indefinite ceasefire, under terms that Reuters explains here. Everyone agrees that the deal doesn't alter the fundamental dynamics of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Israeli leader declares victory in Gaza warUSA TODAY
After more than 2100 deaths, the Gaza war ends where it beganWashington Post
Gaza truce holding but Israel's Netanyahu under fire at homeReuters
ABC News -Aljazeera.com
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Posted on 27 August 2014 | 5:51 pm

Gaza ceasefire: Thousands return home as calm returns – BBC News


BBC News

Gaza ceasefire: Thousands return home as calm returns
BBC News
Thousands of Palestinians have begun to return to their homes after an open-ended truce with Israel was agreed. Celebrations carried on after dark in Gaza City on Tuesday, as people poured into the battered streets, clapping and singing, after the

Posted on 27 August 2014 | 11:19 am

Watch: Gaza’s tallest building hit by series of Israeli airstrikes – RTE.ie


Watch: Gaza's tallest building hit by series of Israeli airstrikes
RTE.ie
Mr Ban warned that "a brighter future for Gaza and for Israel depends on a sustainable ceasefire" and that "any violations of the ceasefire would be utterly irresponsible". The UN chief also urged the sides to address the root causes of the crisis that

Posted on 27 August 2014 | 9:54 am

Exclusive: Gaza ceasefire terms revealed – Middle East Eye


Middle East Eye

Exclusive: Gaza ceasefire terms revealed
Middle East Eye
The Israel-Gaza ceasefire agreement is open-ended and includes the opening of the land border with Israel, Palestinian diplomatic sources revealed to Middle East Eye. Reconstruction materials and humanitarian supplies will also be allowed in while the …

Posted on 26 August 2014 | 6:01 pm

Gaza Supporters Tweak Ice Bucket Challenge, Use Rubble Instead – Huffington Post


Gaza Supporters Tweak Ice Bucket Challenge, Use Rubble Instead
Huffington Post
But this week a new trend, this one in support of Gaza, emerged on social media. Instead of filling buckets with water — a scarcity in the Gaza Strip — people are dumping sand and rocks on their heads, in reference to the rubble of thousands of Gazan

Posted on 26 August 2014 | 3:12 pm

Gaza high-rises hit by Israeli strikes – Aljazeera.com


Gaza high-rises hit by Israeli strikes
Aljazeera.com
Israel airstrikes have destroyed two Gaza City high-rises, collapsing one building and severely damaging the other, in a further escalation of seven weeks of cross-border fighting with Hamas. Tuesday's strikes leveled the 15-story Basha Tower and

Posted on 26 August 2014 | 1:40 pm

Gaza – Yahoo News Search Results

Gaza Truce Leaves No Clear Winner After 50-Day Conflict

Fifty days of war between Israel and Hamas ended with about 2,100 Palestinians dead in the Gaza Strip, more Israeli soldiers killed than in any conflict since 2006 and neither side able to claim a knock-out.

Posted on 28 August 2014 | 9:38 am

Gaza truce holds as Israelis debate what was won and lost

The cease-fire that ended 50 days of fighting between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip held Wednesday past the 24-hour mark, but Israel’s wartime solidarity quickly gave way to a round of angry political recriminations.

Posted on 27 August 2014 | 7:38 pm

Aid convoys trundle into Gaza as ceasefire holds

Life in Gaza resumed some semblance of normality Wednesday as a long-term truce took hold following a deal hailed by Israel and Hamas as 'victory' in the 50-day war. Millions in and around the war-torn enclave enjoyed a welcome day of peace during which there were no strikes on Gaza, nor Palestinian rockets fired at Israel, the Israeli army said. More than 200 tonnes of aid from Saudi Arabia …

Posted on 27 August 2014 | 7:26 pm

Gaza ceasefire has no winners and leaves much unresolved

Israel and Palestinians both boasted of victory in the Gaza war but analysts say Hamas received only promises while the conflict aggravated divisions in the Israeli leadership. "After 50 days of fighting, both sides were exhausted so that's why they reached a ceasefire," said Middle East analyst Eyal Zisser of the Israeli Moshe Dayan Institute. Seven weeks of fighting cost the lives of 2,143 …

Posted on 27 August 2014 | 7:21 pm

Gaza truce holding but Israel's Netanyahu under fire at home

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Jeffrey Heller GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – An open-ended ceasefire in the Gaza war held on Wednesday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced strong criticism in Israel over a costly conflict with Palestinian militants in which no clear victor has emerged. In Israel, sirens warning of incoming rocket fire from the Gaza Strip fell silent. Netanyahu told a news conference …

Posted on 27 August 2014 | 7:11 pm

Gaza truce open-ended, but puts off tough issues

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel and Gaza's ruling Hamas agreed Tuesday to an open-ended cease-fire after seven weeks of fighting — an uneasy deal that halts the deadliest war the sides have fought in years, with more than 2,200 killed, but puts off the most difficult issues.

Posted on 26 August 2014 | 9:43 pm

Gaza ceasefire takes hold as focus turns to longer term

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Ari Rabinovitch GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – A ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians aimed at ending their seven-week conflict in Gaza appeared to be holding early on Wednesday as the focus shifted to securing an arrangement for the long term. No clear victor emerged from what had become a war of attrition between the Middle East's most powerful armed forces and …

Posted on 26 August 2014 | 9:14 pm

Gaza ceasefire takes effect as Palestinians celebrate

* Truce to lead to talks on Gaza's future * Thousands celebrate in Gaza streets (Recasts with start of truce, celebrations in Gaza) GAZA/JERUSALEM, Aug 26 (Reuters) – A ceasefire agreement between Israel and the Palestinians aimed at ending their seven-week conflict in Gaza went into effect on Tuesday and joyous Palestinians streamed into the streets of the battered enclave to celebrate. Minutes …

Posted on 26 August 2014 | 5:44 pm

Gaza war spawns Middle East take on Ice Bucket Challenge

The war in Gaza has sparked several new takes on the Ice Bucket Challenge with Palestinians dumping buckets of rubble over their heads and an Israeli dousing himself with manure.

Posted on 26 August 2014 | 1:48 pm

Israel Destroys 2 Gaza High-Rises in Escalation

(GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip) — Israel bombed two Gaza City high-rises with dozens of homes and shops Tuesday, collapsing one building and severely damaging the other in a further escalation of seven weeks of cross-border fighting with Hamas. MoreFBI Probing Alleged Audio of Michael Brown Shooting NBC NewsISIS Is Holding 26-Year-Old American Woman Hostage NBC…

Posted on 26 August 2014 | 12:17 pm