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British PM: Two-state solution beginning to look impossible

59 min 10 sec ago
David Cameron expresses concern over civilian casualties while calling for immediate cease-fire.






LIVE UPDATES: Israeli military calls up 16,000 more reserve soldiers

1 hour 10 sec ago
LIVE UPDATES: Palestinian death toll reaches 1,364 ● Hagel reiterates support for Israel's right to self defense ● Israeli delegation returns from Cairo truce talks.






Israel Police officer opens fire on 'Jewish Taliban' woman at the Western Wall

2 hours 14 min ago
The woman reportedly arrived at Western Wall entrance compound wrapped in multiple layers of dresses and blankets, acting suspiciously.

Sharansky: Jewish history in Europe is at the beginning of its end

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 06:19
Jewish Agency Chairman's comments come in light of recent anti-Semitic incidents throughout Europe during Israel's operation in Gaza.

32 nations ask UN to add Yom Kippur to international calendar

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 05:01
The letter, circulated on a particularly tense day between Israel and the UN, says the global body 'recognizes the major festivals of many of the world's main religions, yet Judaism is not represented.'






It’s all Hamas’ fault, right Israel?

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 02:28
More than 1,200 Gazans have been killed, about 80 percent of them civilians. But Israelis’ hands are clean and their consciences are quiet - so quiet you could cry.

Ban lifted, but three airlines still refuse to fly to Israel

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 02:00
Korean Air retracts decision to resume flights between Tel Aviv and Seoul.






Cost of hostilities to Israel estimated at NIS 6 billion so far

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 01:48
Estimate includes civilian sector losses and direct military costs.






LIVE UPDATES: Hagel reiterates support for Israel's right to defense

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 01:30
LIVE UPDATES: Abbas to UN: Declare Gaza disaster area ● U.S. agrees to Israeli request for ammunition, CNN reports ● Rockets fired at central Israel ● IDF ordered to continue op.






Hamas video exposes IDF blunder in deadly border infiltration

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 01:00
Five soldiers were killed in the raid by Hamas militants, a rare event in which the Israeli army did not tell a clear story quickly.

The Arabs want to stay in Israel - but does Israel want them?

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:48
Some 77% of the Arab population here defines itself as Israeli to some degree. The state must decide whether it’s prepared to make them feel loved.






Hamas looking for an opening to the West Bank

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:22
By demanding that Israel lift the siege on Gaza, Hamas signals willingness to renew ties with the West Bank. Israel is not pleased.






Once flourishing, Gaza border communities now virtual ghost towns

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 23:54
Many residents chose to flee the once-flourishing border towns following discovery of Hamas tunnels under their homes.

The war in Syria, in the faces of children

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 23:00
More than 50,000 refugees under the age of 18 call the wind-swept, massive desert camp home.






Israeli delegation returns from Cairo after quick round of truce talks

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 22:50
Delegation traveled to Egypt as Israel's inner cabinet decided to press on with Gaza op.

'Perfidious America': Behind Netanyahu's hostility to Kerry

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 22:43
Behind the hyperbole and fury of Israel's right, including its prime minister, against the U.S. secretary of state, lies a basic belief in the serial treachery of superpowers towards Zionism.






Abbas declares 'humanitarian disaster' in Gaza, urges UN to provide relief

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 22:11
The Palestinian president accuses Israel of depriving Gazans of the right to life, asks the international community to step in.






UN chief condemns 'shameful' shelling of school in Gaza

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:31
White House also condemns shelling, does not mention Israel in announcement; 16 people were killed overnight in the shelling in the Jabalya refugee camp; UNRWA says it had told IDF exact location a number of times.






Pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian activists fighting Gaza war on U.S. streets

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:29
There were 134 anti-Israel demonstrations in U.S. cities during the first 15 days of the conflict, says the ADL.

IDF commander: Locating tunnels will take time and patience

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 17:59
Thirteen days into ground op, Paratroopers Brigade progressing in its operation, says tunnel threat more complex than in past.