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Gaza talks on hold, Israeli delegation stays home

JERUSALEM (AP) — Egyptian-brokered talks between Israel and Hamas on a new border deal for Gaza were thrown into doubt Saturday after senior …

Gaza air strikes 'kill five' as rockets hit Israel

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Human Rights

Airstrikes Continue in Gaza after Three-Day Truce Fails to End War

World<p>Israeli airstrikes hit about 50 targets in the Gaza Strip on Saturday as militant rocket fire continued following the end of a three-day truce. Five Palestinians were killed in the strikes, including two men who were driving on a motorcycle in a refugee camp. The Israeli military said they …

Hamas threatens major escalation in rocket strikes on Israel

Hamas officials in Gaza have threatened a "major escalation" of rocket strikes against Israel, raising fears of a return to the intense violence of recent weeks.<p>Ihab al-Ghussein, the Islamist organisation's deputy information minister, said that "if on [Sunday] we have no response to our demands, …

Fear Of Tunnels, Not Rockets, Rattles Israeli Community

In the ongoing war with Hamas, Israel says it is looking for new technology to help detect and destroy tunnels used by Islamist militants.<p>Israel says 32 tunnels have been demolished so far in the conflict, but there are concerns others remain. In the town of Netiv Ha'asara, along the border with …

Gaza conflict: Palestinians threaten to leave Cairo truce talks

Hamas issues ultimatum to Israeli delegation – turn up for Sunday negotiations or they leave<p>Palestinians threaten to leave Cairo truce talks on Sunday.<p>Negotiators warned they would leave Cairo if an Israeli delegation did not show up for truce negotiations on Sunday, with one official setting a …

Pro-Palestine Protesters March to UN Headquarters in New York

U.S. news<p>NEW YORK — A sea of Palestinians and their sympathizers lined Manhattan streets Saturday, marching to the United Nations and shouting that Israel's response to missile attacks was genocide that took children's lives.<p>"What they're doing is wrong," said Ayia Mustafa, 12, of the New York …

United Nations

War of Words Between Israel and UN Continues

Israel’s UN ambassador lost no time responding Friday night to what it considered an unfair statement by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon deploring …

Gaza conflict: Fresh fears for ceasefire talks in Cairo

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Cape Town

Palestinians Threaten to Quit Israel-less Peace Talks

World<p>Palestianians are threatening to quit Egyptian-brokered peace negotiations unless Israel returns to the talks — a prospect that the Israelis say won’t happen unless violence subsides along the border with Gaza. Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said he saw "very slim" chances of success in …

Israel

Gaza's wounded: Living reminder of ravages of war

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — When an Israeli airstrike hit the Gaza home for the handicapped where she was staying, Sally Saqr was left shattered. …

Gaza and the language of modern war

The propaganda battle in a modern war begins with its name. Israel's attack on Gaza this summer was given an official Hebrew name meaning "resolute cliff", so as to assure its victims of the futility of resistance. Only a fool would try to fight a cliff, even an irresolute one. The name in English …

Associated Press News

Gaza talks: Hamas says Israel not serious about Cairo summit

Attempts at talks between Palestinians and Israelis aimed at ending the Gaza conflict look in danger of breaking down following warnings from both sides.<p>Hamas's lead negotiator said the Palestinians may abandon the Cairo-based negotiations if Israel does not take them more seriously, and says that …

Israel, Hamas accept Egyptian cease-fire proposal

CAIRO (AP) — Israel and the Hamas militant group accepted an Egyptian cease-fire proposal Sunday, clearing the way for the resumption of talks on a …

Relations are strained over Gaza but US support for Israel remains strong

Even before the smoke clears in Gaza, the damage assessment has begun.<p>On the face of it, relations between the Obama administration and Binyamin Netanyahu's government, already marked by antipathy and distrust, have been driven to a new low by very public sniping over Israel's bloody assault on the …

Israel, Palestinians launch new three-day truce

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel and the Palestinians held their fire early on Monday at the start of a new 72-hour ceasefire proposed by Egypt that took effect at 2100 GMT.<p>There were no immediate reports of breaches of the ceasefire although Hamas claimed it fired rockets as far as the Tel Aviv …

Israeli group may go to Cairo for talks if truce with Hamas holds

Israel and Palestinian militants agreed to a new 72-hour cease-fire beginning at midnight Sunday, and an Israeli delegation was expected to travel to Cairo on Monday if it held in its first hours.<p>True to form, rocket fire aimed at Israel from the Gaza Strip continued nearly up to the deadline, with …