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Israel and Palestine supporters take their anger onto Sydney's streets

Thousands of Israeli and Palestinian supporters pledged their support for Israel and Palestine at large protest rallies in Sydney on Sunday.<p>Within hours of each other, thousands of people flocked to separate gatherings to raise awareness about their respective cases in the escalating Middle East …

The Israel-Palestine Peace Talks Could Be Over Before They Started

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Even as Israel readies to release just over two-dozen Palestinian prisoners ahead of Wednesday's …

Why Israel and Palestine Should Get Rid of Their Borders and Become Two Overlapping States

As the latest truce between Israel and Hamas hopefully takes root in Gaza, the world is confronted with a humanitarian disaster of monumental proportions. There are nearly 2,000 people dead and 10,000 injured, over 10,000 homes destroyed, over $5 billion in damage to buildings and infrastructure, …

Colonial Baggage for America in Palestine

Recently a Pentagon report given by Lt. General Michael Flynn indicated that Israel's annihilation of Hamas could be achieved, but at the cost of a more radical group rising from the ashes of Gaza.<p>The Palestine problem did not start with the creation of Israel in 1948. It began with the desire of …

Israel Carries Out Airstrikes After New Rockets From Gaza Break Cease-Fire

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said it carried out a series of airstrikes Tuesday across the Gaza Strip in response to renewed rocket fire, a burst of violence that broke a temporary cease-fire and endangered negotiations in Egypt over ending the monthlong war between Israel and Hamas.<p>The …

Gaza's Zoo Animals Become Latest Victims Of Israel-Hamas Conflict

<b>WARNING: GRAPHIC PICTURES</b><p>Weak, hungry and traumatised - shell-shocked zoo animals are the latest victims in the Gaza conflict, heartbreaking images …

Israel, Gaza Militants Trade Fire After Talks Fail

<i>Story by the Associated Press; curated by Oliver Darcy.</i> <br>—<p>GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian militants are firing rockets from Gaza and Israel is launching airstrikes following the end of a cease-fire and the collapse of talks aimed at a lasting truce.<p>Palestinian militants fired at least 7 …

Gaza and Obama's Castigation of Israel: A Sign of the Growing Insignificance of the 'Jewish Vote' in American Politics

For the moment, the prolific images on CNN of bleeding and maimed Gazan children being used as human shields by Hamas in hospitals have ceased. So has the castigation by the White House of Israel's use of harsh military force to stop the rockets from being shot from these humanitarian …

Israel Carried Out 80 Airstrikes In Gaza After Hamas Rocket Barrage

Palestinians launched more than 100 rockets, mainly at southern Israel, with some intercepted by the Iron Dome anti-missile system, the military said. No casualties were reported on the Israeli side.<p>Egypt, which has been trying to broker a long-term ceasefire in indirect Israeli-Palestinian talks, …