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Israel Shelling Kills 15 at Gaza U.N. School

IDF had come under fire in area of school; death toll in Gaza now at 1,280, according to Gaza’s health ministry.

07/30/2014
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Jerusalem — At least 15 Palestinians were killed in shelling on a United Nations school in the Jabaliya refugee camp, which is serving as a shelter for Gazans displaced from their homes in the current conflict.

15 Palestinians killed in shelling on UN school. Getty Images.

Amid Tunnel Threat, Ideas For End Emerge

As Israel-U.S. tensions simmer, calls to have Abbas rule Gaza arise.

07/30/2014
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‘See that forest? The clash happened on the other side.”

Micha Ben Hillel of Kibbutz Nir Am near the Gaza Strip pointed to a line of trees on a hill separated from the kibbutz’s perimeter fence by several hundred feet of parched thistle and overgrown grass. 

Patrol road of Kibbutz Nir Am, located near the northeast tip of Gaza.

Hamas Infiltration Attempt Kills Five

Soldiers deflect attempt to use terror tunnels to infiltrate southern kibbutz, bringing IDF death toll to 53.

07/29/2014
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Jerusalem — The Israel Defense Forces confirmed the death of five more Israeli soldiers, which occurred during the infiltration of gunmen into a southern kibbutz through a tunnel from Gaza.

Hamas attempt to infiltrate southern Kibbutz kills five soldiers. Getty Images.

Hamas Denies PA 24-Hour Cease-Fire

07/29/2014
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Jerusalem — The Palestinian Authority announced that it has brokered a 24-hour humanitarian cease-fire with all Palestinian factions, with the possibility of extending it an additional 48 hours.

'We'll Fight Until Tunnels Destroyed'

In a televised speech Monday night, Netanyahu said to prepare for a 'continued operation.'

07/28/2014
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Jerusalem — Israel will not end its operation in Gaza before destroying all the Hamas-built tunnels, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in an address to the nation.

Prime Minister Netanyahu addressed international community on Monday night. Wikipedia Commons.

'Maximum Restraint'

Folk-rocker Peter Himmelman's new music video combines images of the conflict in Gaza with lyrics supporting Israel’s right to defend itself.

Kerry’s Rejected Cease-Fire Proposal Leaked

07/28/2014
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Jerusalem — Details of the week-long cease-fire proposal U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry offered and Israel rejected emerged in leaks to various media outlets.

U.N. Calls For Gaza Cease-Fire

Security council unanimously approved statement that named neither Israel nor Hamas.

07/28/2014
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Jerusalem — The United Nations Security Council called for an “immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire” in Gaza.

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon speaks to the media at the United Nations on July 28. Getty Images

Hamas Requests Additional 24-hour Cease-Fire

Request comes after Israel called off its own cease-fire, citing continued rocket fire from Gaza.

07/27/2014
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Jerusalem — Hamas asked for an additional 24-hour humanitarian cease-fire, after Israel called off its own 24-hour unilateral cease-fire due to continued rockets fired from Gaza.

Smoke rising from the Gaza Strip. Getty Images

Israel, Brazilian Jews Slam Recall Of Brazilian Ambassador From Tel Aviv

07/25/2014
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Representatives of Brazil’s Jewish community said their government’s recall of its ambassador from Israel amounted to a defense of Hamas

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