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Gaza Crisis (2008)

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Top Gaza Crisis (2008) Articles

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  • 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...
  • Don't blame Israel for the failure of talks with the Palestinians

    Regarding Andrew C. Mills' letter on Israel and Iran, he is correct thatIsrael's long-term security can be achieved only with a comprehensive settlement with the Palestinians ("Israel's future hinges on compromise, not attacks," Feb. 11). An attack on...
  • Yitzhak Shamir dies at 96; former Israeli prime minister

    Yitzhak Shamir dies at 96; former Israeli prime minister
    JERUSALEM — Yitzhak Shamir, the onetime underground Jewish fighter and long-serving Israeli prime minister whose unyielding belief in the right of Jews to all of the biblical Land of Israel often exasperated U.S. policymakers, has died. He was 96....
  • Israeli soldier agrees to plea deal in shooting deaths of Gaza women

     
    An Israeli soldier who was indicted two years ago in the fatal shooting of two Gaza Strip women during the 22-day military offensive Operation Cast Lead has agreed to a plea bargain in which he will serve 45 days in jail for illegal use of a weapon,...
  • Israeli court rules U.S. activist Rachel Corrie's death an accident

     
    Nine years after their daughter was crushed by an Israeli military bulldozer in the Gaza Strip, the parents of American activist Rachel Corrie lost their legal bid to hold Israel responsible for her death and force authorities to reopen their...
  • U.N.: Gaza to be unlivable by 2020 unless serious action taken

     
    Gaza will be drained of safe water to drink and perilously short on schools, homes and hospitals if serious action isn’t taken to help its booming young population, the United Nations said in a new report released Monday. The rising pressures...
  • Israel airstrike kills 3 in Gaza allegedly preparing rocket attack

     
    An Israeli airstrike killed at least three Palestinian militants in Gaza Strip on Wednesday as they were preparing to launch a homemade rocket into Israel, witnesses and officials said. The men were killed while driving in a car outside the Bureij refugee...
  • Hamas court in Gaza Strip convicts killers of Italian activist

     
    GAZA STRIP - A Hamas-run military court in Gaza Strip delivered life sentences to two men, Mahmoud Salfiti and Tamer Al-Husana, who were accused of the 2011 kidnapping and murder of Italian activist Vittorio Arrigoni....
  • Gaza militant killed in renewed clashes with Israel

     
    Renewed clashes between Gaza Strip militants and Israeli soldiers left one Palestinian fighter dead and 14 others wounded, while southern Israeli cities were showered with several dozen mortars and rockets....
  • Rights watchdog accuses Hamas of torture, abuse of Palestinians

     
    Palestinians in the Gaza Strip are living under a criminal justice system that violates their human rights by using torture, arbitrary arrests and warrantless searches, according to a report by Human Rights Watch....