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Gaza Crisis (2008)

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Top Gaza Crisis (2008) Articles

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  • Gaza flotilla was not a peaceful aid convoy

    The Sun's wording in "Report criticizes Netanyahu's handling of Gaza flotilla raid" (June 14) obscures elements influencing Israel's actions criticized by the Israeli state comptroller. While the article recognizes that the flotilla was "determined to...
  • Mr. Abbas' mission

    Mr. Abbas' mission
    Signs of movement toward renewed cooperation between the Palestinian Authority and Hamas have Israeli officials on edge. Israel considers Hamas a terrorist organization committed to its destruction and has shunned negotiations. In the wake of...
  • The Palestinian Catch-22

    Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestinians face a Catch-22. As the Sun's editorial, "Mr. Abbas' mission" (Feb. 13) points out, a unity government between Mr. Abbas' Palestinian Authority in the West Bank and Hamas in Gaza is a necessary precondition to...
  • Hamas will never accede to peace with Israel

    The Sun editorial "Mr. Abbas' mission" (Feb. 13) is a triumph of wishful thinking over analysis. Its self-contradictions and omissions include: •Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas "would have to exercise the kind of statesmanship that has...
  • At least 18 die as blast tears Jerusalem bus

    JERUSALEM - At least 18 people were killed and scores wounded last night when a Palestinian suicide bomber blew up a bus packed with Jews heading home from prayers at the holy Western Wall in one of the deadliest attacks of the past three years. The...
  • Hope for peace between Palestinians, Israelis at highest point since '93

    JERUSALEM - It began, as it had last time and the time before, with a celebratory handshake and soaring rhetoric about a chance for peace in this ravaged land. Yesterday's landmark summit, during which Israel and the Palestinians announced they would...
  • Truce declared by Sharon, Abbas

    SHARM EL-SHEIK, Egypt - Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas declared an end yesterday to "acts of violence" in the long-running Israeli-Palestinian conflict, in hopes that silencing the gunfire will lead to a formal,...
  • Amid violence, Bush tries to save peace plan

    WASHINGTON - With a renewed spiral of violence threatening to derail President Bush's nascent Middle East peace initiative just a week after his historic summit in Jordan, the White House struggled yesterday to keep Israeli and Palestinian leaders focused...
  • Jerusalem bomb kills 16

    JERUSALEM - A Palestinian suicide bomber disguised as an Orthodox Jew killed 16 other people and injured more than 100 yesterday when he blew himself up on a bus in downtown Jerusalem a day after a failed Israeli attempt to kill a top leader of the...
  • A Leap of Faith

    KOCHAV YAAKOV, West Bank - The white van rolled past cement barricades, past a barbed-wire fence and an armed guard at the entry gate, past rows of cream-colored houses with red-tile roofs before pulling to a stop. Glenn and Gilla Jasper, a young Orthodox...
  • Israel credits preparedness for averting deaths in Sinai attacks

     
    As Egypt deployed attack helicopters Monday to the Sinai Peninsula to search for militants who killed 16 Egyptian soldiers, Israeli officials credited advance intelligence and a quick response for averting what they said was meant to be large-scale...
  • Egyptian prime minister heckled by angry mourners at funeral

     
    CAIRO -- Hecklers and angry mourners chased Egypt's new prime minister from the military funeral Tuesday of 16 border guards killed in an ambush by militants in the Sinai peninsula. Bodyguards rushed Prime Minister Hesham Kandil to safety as mourners...