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Gaza Strip

Hamas shaves heads of Gaza youths with long hair

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Police in Hamas-ruled Gaza have started grabbing young men with long or gel-styled spiky hair off the streets, bundling them into jeeps, mocking them and shaving their heads.

04/07/2013

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Hackers target Israeli websites

JERUSALEM (AP) — A weekend cyberattack campaign targeting Israeli government websites failed to cause serious disruption, officials said Sunday. The attacks followed warnings in the name of the hacking group Anonymous.

04/06/2013

Palestinians protest (AP Photo)

Thousands of Palestinians protest in West Bank

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of outraged Palestinians took to the streets of the West Bank on Thursday, joining funeral processions and demonstrations after two protesters were killed by Israeli troops and a Palestinian prisoner died of cancer in Israeli custody.

04/04/2013

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Palestinians celebrate ahead of UN vote

Thousands of Palestinians from rival factions have been celebrating in the streets of the West Bank today, ahead of a U.N. vote on a resolution calling for a Palestinian state in the West Bank, Gaza and east Jerusalem.

11/29/2012

Obama hails ceasefire between Israel, Hamas

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is hailing a cease-fire agreement to end a week of deadly fighting between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip. The White House said Obama talked to Israeli […]

11/21/2012

Israel and Hamas agree to Gaza cease-fire

CAIRO (AP) – Israel and the Hamas militant group reached a cease-fire agreement Wednesday to end the fiercest round of fighting in nearly four years, promising to halt attacks on each other and ease an […]

11/21/2012

'Safe room' helps Israeli family escape rocket | VIDEO

An Israeli family rushed to their “safe room” after sirens alerted them of incoming rockets. CNN’s Wolf Blizter filed this report.

11/20/2012

Both sides in conflict say they are ready for diplomatic solution

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) – A senior Palestinian militant is now among 100 Palestinians killed in the six days of Israeli air strikes in Gaza. Palestinian officials say half of those victims were civilians. […]

11/19/2012

Los Angeles protesters clash at pro-Israel rally

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles police formed skirmish lines during a street clash between Palestinian supporters and a pro-Israel group staging a rally, but nobody was arrested. One man apparently broke his arm during […]

11/19/2012

Palestinian rocket aimed at Jerusalem for first time

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) – Israel is moving a step closer to a possible ground offensive in Gaza, calling up 16,000 reservists. This, on a day that saw Hamas rocket squads display their expanded […]

11/16/2012

Palestinian rocket aimed at Jerusalem for 1st time

JERUSALEM (AP) – Palestinian militants fired a rocket aimed at Jerusalem on Friday, setting off air raid sirens throughout the city and opening a new front in three days of fierce fighting between Israel and […]

11/16/2012

US condemns Hamas, voices support for Israel

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration is giving full-throttled support to Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip. In a statement, State Department spokesman Mark Toner denounces Hamas militants and others in Gaza for a barrage […]

11/14/2012

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