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Netanyahu fires Danny Danon over criticism of Gaza war

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu summarily fired Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon on Tuesday over the latter’s criticism of the government’s …

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Shelling kills four boys on Gaza beach; Israel, Hamas set five-hour truce | Reuters

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli shelling killed four Palestinian boys on a Gaza beach on Wednesday, an incident the military called tragic, and Israel and Hamas said they would cease attacks for five hours on Thursday for a humanitarian truce requested by the United Nations.<p>Palestinian militants …

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Turkey's Erdogan accuses Israel of tyranny, likens MP to Hitler | Reuters

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel of “terrorising the region” with its bombardment of Gaza and likened an Israeli politician to Hitler in a broadside likely to further strain the fragile relations between the two countries.<p>Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan …

Israeli military's 'knock on roof' warnings criticized by rights groups

It's become another military euphemism, along with "collateral damage" and "friendly fire."<p>The "knock on the roof" is the Israeli military's warning for civilians before it fires on a building and is being used extensively as Israeli airstrikes target Hamas sites in Operation Protective Edge.<p>The …

Gaza: Water in the line of fire

"Water and electrical services are also affected as a result of the current hostilities. If they do not stop, the question is not if but when an …