CNN’s Barbara Starr reports on why the violence in Israel and Gaza may have Iran paying close attention.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) – U.N. ambassadors announced the Security Council will hold an open debate on the Gaza crisis Wednesday afternoon if a cease-fire is not called before then. The open debate would break a […]
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. […]
UNITED NATIONS (AP) – The U.N. chief is urging Hamas to end its rocket attacks on Israel and asking Israeli leaders to exercise maximum restraint. Ban Ki-moon’s spokesman Martin Nesirky said the secretary-general “is extremely […]
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 […]
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 […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House says the U.S. strongly condemns the barrage of rocket fire from Gaza into Israel and regrets the loss of life. Spokesman Jay Carney says there is “no justification” for […]
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 […]
JERUSALEM (AP) – Israel’s prime minister says the military is prepared to broaden its operation against Hamas targets in Gaza. In his first comments since Israel killed the commander of the Hamas military wing, Benjamin […]
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) – Israel has been hitting dozens of targets in Gaza, in the most intense attack since an Israeli offensive four years ago. Earlier today, an Israeli airstrike killed the commander […]
In an interview with CNN, Israeli President Shimon Peres vows to stop rockets from Gaza militants by any means possible.
JERUSALEM (AP) – For a third day in a row, Gaza militants have been pummeling southern Israel with rockets. The Israeli military says more than 110 rockets have hit Israeli towns, including at least a […]