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Report: Israel Rejects John Kerry's Gaza Ceasefire Plan

Full details not yet available; Hamas has not responded to the proposal, according to Reuters.

07/25/2014
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Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s security cabinet has rejected proposals for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip and is seeking changes to the plans, a government source told Reuters on Friday.

Full details of the proposed truce have not been released, Reuters said, but the government official, who declined to be named, said Israel wanted modifications before agreeing to any end to hostilities. Hamas has yet to respond to the proposed ceasefire, according to Reuters.

Kerry addressed AIPAC's policy convention in March. Getty Images

Netanyahu Raises FAA Ban On Israel Flights With Kerry

07/23/2014
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Washington -- Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu raised with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry the Federal Aviation Administration’s indefinite ban on U.S. flights to Israel.

Focus On The Tunnels, Kerry Tells Netanyahu

07/18/2014
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Washington — Expressing concern about civilian casualties, U.S. State Secretary John Kerry said Israel’s operation in the Gaza Strip should be a “precise” one, targeting Hamas tunnels.

Damage From Gaza Rocket Cuts Power To 70,000 In Strip

07/13/2014
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Jerusalem — A rocket fired from Gaza damaged power lines in Israel that resulted in the loss of power to 70,000 Palestinians in the coastal strip.

Indyk Quits, Bibi Delighted

Secretary of State John Kerry may be disappointed to see his Mideast peace envoy, Martin Indyk, leaving, but Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is delighted.

Kerry Calls For Release Of Kidnapped Israelis, Cites Hamas Involvement

06/16/2014
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called for the immediate release of three kidnapped Israeli teens and noted the “many indications” pointing to Hamas’ involvement.

Peace Process? What Peace Process?

If you’re wondering what President Obama plans to do next about peace between Israel and the Palestinians just read his West Point speech this week.

Nothing.  He didn’t mention it once.

He only mentioned Israel twice and then in reference to other issues – Egypt’s peace treaty and Iran’s nuclear ambitions – and the Palestinians not at all.

De Klerk: Israel Not An Apartheid State, But Could Become One

05/29/2014
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JERUSALEM — Israel could become an apartheid state without the creation of a Palestinian state, former South African leader F.W. de Klerk said on Israeli television.

Palestinian Prisoners Hold Solidarity Hunger Strike On Nakba Day

05/14/2014
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Several hundred Palestinian prisoners in Israel went on a one-day hunger strike in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners who have refused food for three weeks.

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