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Netanyahu spouts off / JP says only durable solution requires dismantling Gaza and doubts arise about evidence in the 'captured' soldier event. Latest: We are not sending a delegation for talks in ...
by smiley7
Comment Count 448 comments on Sat Aug 02, 2014 at 01:44 AM PDT with 215 Recommends
The Gaza ceasefire has collapsed, the New York Times reports . This is terrible news, obviously, and there is no reason to belabor why, for anyone following the news. However, there are three ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 98 comments on Fri Aug 01, 2014 at 08:52 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release July 31,
by Transcripts Editors
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Jul 31, 2014 at 06:54 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
At 00:29 EDT SPIEGEL ONLINE published Krieg in Gaza: Uno-Sicherheitsrat fordert einstimmig sofortige Waffenruhe ( War in Gaza: UN Security Council unanimously demands ceasefire ). According to the ...
by BMScott
Comment Count 132 comments on Sun Jul 27, 2014 at 11:17 PM PDT with 81 Recommends
There is a right side and a wrong side in the Gaza conflict. But the fact that I am right and you are wrong, or vice versa, is not going to deliver a durable peace or justice to anyone. And the ...
by samsoneyes
Comment Count 23 comments on Sat Jul 26, 2014 at 12:43 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
At 16:30 EDT SPIEGEL ONLINE posted an article whose title translates to Gaza conflict: Israel and Hamas agree to a 12-hour ceasefire . This comes a few hours after Netanyahu rejected John Kerry’s ...
by BMScott
Comment Count 41 comments on Fri Jul 25, 2014 at 04:28 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
The Israeli government has rejected the proposal from John Kerry for a seven day humanitarian pause to the conflict: Mr Kerry has been pushing for a halt to 18 days of fighting between Israel and ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 94 comments on Fri Jul 25, 2014 at 11:47 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
Originally published in Tikkun Daily On Sunday evening, a four-story house in Gaza was decimated by an Israeli missile. At the moment of impact, 25 people belonging to four families, including ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 265 comments on Tue Jul 22, 2014 at 06:31 PM PDT with 220 Recommends
In the early hours of Friday morning, Gaza's Ark - the boat preparing to sail from Gaza in defiance of the Israeli blockade on Palestinian exports - was hit by an Israeli missile and caught fire . ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Jul 14, 2014 at 07:38 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Originally published at Huffington Post . The government of Benjamin Netanyahu has launched a new war on Palestinians in Gaza, a war whose purported justifications make George W. Bush's excuses for ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Jul 10, 2014 at 02:02 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
When the Israeli military sharply escalated its attacks on Gaza and threatened a ground invasion in late October, the demand for ceasefire entered mainstream public and media discourse in relation ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Dec 14, 2012 at 04:16 PM PST with 0 Recommends
After several days, Israel stops bombing Gaza & agrees to a ceasefire with Hamas.
by Friendlystranger
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Nov 23, 2012 at 06:36 PM PST with 7 Recommends
I kinda expected this , but it's still infuriating (Hebrew, translation and emphasis mine). ...the announcement of a ceasefire scheduled to begin last night at midnight was postponed at the last ...
by Assaf
Comment Count 235 comments on Wed Nov 21, 2012 at 05:53 AM PST with 56 Recommends
Cross Posted at The Progressive Zionist I just saw this on FaceBook from a friend in Modi'in (in Israel) and then got this Headline in Haaretz: Ceasefire to go into effect at Midnight HOWEVER... I ...
by volleyboy1
Comment Count 33 comments on Tue Nov 20, 2012 at 09:26 AM PST with 21 Recommends
Shouldn't Americans of every faith tradition band together to stop the war on Christmas? Let us call on President Obama to announce that on December 24th and 25th, the United States will observe an ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Dec 20, 2011 at 10:22 AM PST with 2 Recommends
When we think of Americans at war, we usually associate ...
by BobboSphere
Comment Count 80 comments on Mon Sep 19, 2011 at 04:00 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
While the battle of words goes on here and in other places, at least one conference nice to hear about has been ...
by Christy1947
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Aug 23, 2011 at 05:06 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Patricia Watkins wasn't invited to the televised January 17 debate between the candidates for Chicago mayor, but that didn't stop her from declaring herself the winner in a statement released after ...
by johnvsantore
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Feb 19, 2011 at 05:52 PM PST with 0 Recommends
As we celebrate Christmas 2010, 100,000 US troops languish in Afghanistan, and Bradley Manning sits in " ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 35 comments on Sat Dec 25, 2010 at 12:50 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Various Western media sources are buzzing over the latest exchange where an Israeli died on the Gaza border. Yet there were earlier Israel strikes on Palestinians after their "unilteral ceasefire" ...
by BLG
Comment Count 224 comments on Tue Jan 27, 2009 at 10:41 AM PST with 13 Recommends