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Israel army shoots 2 Palestinians on Gaza border

JERUSALEM (AP) – The Israeli military says its soldiers have shot two Palestinians who tampered with the border fence between Israel and the Gaza Strip. The military said the Palestinians approached the fence on Monday […]

09/30/2013

This Sept. 2012 photo taken in Gaza's Central Prison released by Human Rights Watch shows Hani Abu Aliyan, a 28-year-old convicted of killing a boy in 2000, when he himself was 14 years old, and of killing a friend in a dispute over money in 2009. (AP Photo/Human Rights Watch)

Rights group urges Gaza’s Hamas to halt executions

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — An international human rights group demanded Tuesday that Gaza’s Hamas government halt all planned executions, including that of a 28-year-old convicted of killing a child when he himself was […]

08/20/2013

In this Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011 photo, a rocket is launched from an Israeli anti-missile system known as Iron Dome. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

Israel army shoots down rocket near Egypt border

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military shot down a rocket launched toward a Red Sea resort town near the border with Egypt on Tuesday, the army said. It was the first time Israel’s Iron Dome […]

08/13/2013

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Israel lists names of 26 Palestinians to be freed

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Monday published the names of 26 Palestinian prisoners, most of them held for deadly attacks, who are to be released this week as part of a U.S.-brokered deal that led […]

08/12/2013

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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

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

Clinton reinforces support for Israel

U.S. Secretary of State Clinton meets with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu amid violence between Israel and Gaza.

11/20/2012

Battle to stay alive in Gaza | VIDEO

More than a million people are caught in the war zone with no way to escape. CNN’s Arwa Damon reports.

11/20/2012

Eyes on Israel's missile defense system | VIDEO

CNN’s Barbara Starr reports on why the violence in Israel and Gaza may have Iran paying close attention.

11/20/2012

UN Security Council to meet on Gaza on Wednesday

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 […]

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

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