Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Israel gaza

  • In Israel-Hamas Gaza conflict, a wary Hezbollah stays firmly on sidelines

    BEIRUT - While the death toll from the Israel-Gaza conflict has mounted, Hezbollah has offered quiet words of encouragement to the Palestinians, pledging support and calling on Arab states to send them weapons to fight Israel.


  • Israel intensifies Gaza attacks amid ceasefire discussions

    The Israeli-Palestinian violence does not seem to be slowing, despite a ceasefire prediction for Tuesday night. Israel is intensifying its attacks on the Gaza Strip in what may be a last burst of fire ahead of the anticipated ceasefire, ending its ...


  • To protest Israel's Gaza offensive, 'Anonymous' launches millions of cyberattacks

    JERUSALEM - A concerted effort of millions of attempts to cripple Israeli websites during the Gaza conflict has failed, Israel's finance minister said Monday, claiming that the only site that was successfully hacked was back up within minutes. Cyber ...


  • Israel-Gaza Conflict: EU Leaders Call For Solution

    BRUSSELS -- The newly formed Syrian opposition coalition is likely to get an offering of support from the European Union on Monday, an EU official said, in what would be a significant vote of confidence for a movement struggling to prove its ...


  • Israel-Gaza violence

    Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi's statement that "Israeli aggression against Gaza" should end later on Tuesday comes as the US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, heads to the region.


  • Israel and Gaza: Cyber warfare next time

    It made the news that Israel announced its Gaza operation over Twitter - and the Al Qassem brigades replied, through missiles and mocking cybernetic missives.


  • Clinton to Visit Middle East in Move to Defuse Gaza Conflict

    With the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon also scheduled to arrive in Israel on Tuesday, a senior official in the prime minister's office said Israel decided to give more time to diplomacy before launching a ground invasion into Gaza. "A ...


  • MSNBC's Disgrace: In Five Hours of Prime Time, Fifteen Minutes on Israel-Gaza

    Early yesterday, I made this prediction over at Twitter: Based on past performance, none of MSNBC's five prime-time, liberal, hosts last night or their guests would utter a single word critical of Israel in the current conflict with Gaza. This came on ...


  • Oil surges on Israel-Gaza conflict

    OIL prices have spiked as violence intensified in the Israel-Gaza conflict, sparking fresh concern about supplies from the crude-rich Middle East, and after a pre-weekend blast on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico.


  • Israel targets Gaza bank as diplomats work to negotiate a ceasefire

    The conflict between the two sides ratcheted up after Israel launched an air strike Wednesday that killed Ahmed al-Jabari, Hamas's top military leader.


  • Video explainer: The latest on Israel, Gaza, and peace in 90 seconds

    The above video gives a nice, up-to-the-minute primer on the high-level diplomacy - in which the United States is now quite involved - over the Israel-Gaza fighting and efforts to resolve it. For more on the conflict, here are some of the best reads ...


  • Nov. 19 Photo Brief: Israel-Gaza conflict, Obama's historic visit to Myanmar ...

    Israel-Gaza conflict in its sixth day, President Obama's historic visit to Myanmar, Twinkies maker heads to bankruptcy court, naturists run the 3 km marathon during the first Brazilian Naturist Olympics and more in today's daily brief.


  • Pressure mounts to end bloody Israel-Gaza conflict

    An Israeli airstrike targeting a Gaza media center killed a senior militant and engulfed the building in flames, while Gaza fighters fired 95 rockets at Israel, nearly one-third of them intercepted by an Israeli missile shield. One missile hit an empty ...


  • How Cable News Covered The Israel/Gaza Conflict Last Night

    The biggest story in the world right now is the ongoing war in southern Israel, with Israel bombing sites in Gaza, and Hamas firing rockets into Israel. By last night every network had the time to send people to the region, and that was reflected in TV ...


  • Israel, Gaza and the tragic justifications for war

    Gaza, ostracised, enclosed and pummelled, is being levelled - again. Israel's case against Hamas, expressed both via air strikes and a social media war, is one of self-defence.


  • Israel-Gaza crisis: UK minister in Mid-East for talks

    UK Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt has arrived in the Middle East to meet senior Israeli and Palestinian figures amid the escalating violence.


  • Israel targets Gaza militants' homes, sending civilian death toll soaring amid ...

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip Israeli aircraft struck crowded areas in the Gaza Strip and killed a senior militant with a missile strike on a media center Monday, driving up the Palestinian death toll to 96, as Israel broadened its targets in the 6-day-old ...


  • Turkey sharply criticizes Israel's Gaza offensive

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey's prime minister is accusing Israel's leaders of trying to eliminate the Palestinian population in the Gaza Strip. Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Israel's actions cannot be described as self-defense against Hamas rocket attacks ...


  • 'Where Is The Value Of Life In All This?'

    Last week the Huffington Post UK brought you a first-hand account of what life is like for civilians living under the constant threat of death from the skies, both in Israel and Gaza. In the four days since it was published, rockets, airstrikes and ...


  • Conflict In Gaza: Diplomatic Push Intensifies, Ceasefire Talk Grows

    Meanwhile, the Israel Defense Forces just confirmed that "over the past hour, we targeted 20 terror sites in the #Gaza Strip." There's also word that the death toll in Gaza has topped 130 and that an Israeli soldier was killed today - bringing to at ...


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