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Gaza truce collapses, fighting erupts, Israel orders negotiators home

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A ceasefire in the Gaza Strip collapsed on Tuesday, with Palestinian militants firing dozens of rockets at Israel and Israel launching air strikes that health officials said killed three people including a woman and a young girl in Gaza.<p>Palestinians fleeing their houses …

Israel Might Just Have Killed The Commander Of Hamas's Military Wing

Reports from Gaza say the Israeli air force targeted the Dalo family home, where Deif's family was. The building was hit by five missiles and all three of its floors collapsed. Hamas announced on Wednesday morning that Deif's wife, Waded and his son Ali, were killed, as was Ahmed al-Dalo, 20.<p>Hamas …

At least 20 Palestinians killed as Israel resumes attacks on Gaza

14 August 2014. Palestinian women bake bread in front of the remains of their house in Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip. (Photo: Reuters/I. …

Ferguson and Israel

On the one hand, there's no comparison. No group or individual's pain is the same. But, given the media's part in the chaos of violence in Ferguson and Israel, observers' readiness to categorize those fighting for their dignity, their children's very lives, and given the sense of the world not …

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Bernie Sanders Fends Off Town Hall Attendees Saying ‘F*** Israel,’ Claiming Hamas Is ‘a Service Organization’

Vermont independent senator and progressive darling Bernie Sanders found himself at odds with anti-Israel activists at a recent town hall — including …

Flashy Qatar Is Being Blamed For The Collapse Of Israel-Gaza Talks

Qatar has been home to Hamas chief-in-exile Khaled Mashaal since 2012 and has carved out a role as a key financial patron for Gaza, buying influence while shoring up an economy overseen by Hamas.<p>That support is prompting accusations that Qatar helped scuttle a lasting truce in the monthlong Gaza …

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In South Africa’s highly polarized debate on Israel-Palestine, the organized Jewish community’s refusal to acknowledge the unequal treatment of Palestinians at the hands of the Israelis is seen as emblematic of all that apartheid stood…

<i>In South Africa’s highly polarized debate on Israel-Palestine, the organized Jewish community’s refusal to acknowledge the unequal treatment of</i> …

Mall Cop Reportedly Pepper-Sprays Black Man, Ignores Racist Heckler At Pro-Palestine Protest

A mall cop reportedly pepper-sprayed a black man while apparently ignoring a man who yelled racial slurs at a crowd protesting in Seattle on Saturday.<p>Raymond Wilford was walking by the Starbucks at Westlake Center near a pro-Palestine rally when he passed a man who had been "heckling demonstrators, …

Pro-Palestine activists arrested over Israeli arms protest in Melbourne

Victoria police have arrested seven pro-Palestinian protesters who climbed upon the roof of an Israeli arms manufacturer in Melbourne.<p>The protesters entered the premises of Elbit Systems at Port Melbourne about 5.30am on Friday, unfurling a banner on the roof that read “Elbit drones kill kids in …

Israel's War on Palestine: It's Bad, but Is It 'Genocide'?

There's a word for identity-based conflict.<p><i>Photo by Charles Davis</i><p>“It's heartbreaking to see,” said US President Barack Obama of the death and destruction his government has helped the state of Israel deliver to the people of Gaza. It's “really heartbreaking,” said US Secretary of State John Kerry …

Peace may be the true threat to Hamas, Israel’s leaders

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Supreme court bans pro-Palestine protest at Sydney's Israeli film festival

Police have successfully stopped a pro-Palestinian protest planned for the opening of the Israeli Film Festival in Sydney, citing concerns about traffic.<p>The New South Wales supreme court ruled the protest, which was to be held on Thursday evening at Palace Verona on Oxford Street, could not go …