Tag Archives: Gaza

Israel : There are only two sides in Gaza conflict: moderates and extremists

It’s too easy to point fingers and become extremely defensive, to stick to your own and blame the other. By Achinoam Nini (Noa) “When I cry, I cry for both of us, My pain has no name. When I cry, … read more

Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire

Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire to begin Friday morning, the United Nations and United States announced, although Secretary of State John Kerry cautioned there were “no guarantees” the lull in violence would bring an end … read more

No Ceasefire until Hamas underground tunnels destroyed : Israel

Israel says no immediate end to fight in Gaza, calls up 16,000 reservists  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, facing international alarm over a rising civilian death toll in Gaza, said on Thursday he would not accept any ceasefire that … read more

Israel tank shells slammed into a crowded UN. school , Killed 15

Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U.N. school Wednesday sheltering Gazans displaced by fighting, killing 15 and wounding 90 after tearing through the walls of two classrooms, a spokesman for a U.N. aid agency and a health official said. … read more

UN Security Council calls for Gaza cease-fire

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council called for “an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire” in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas at an emergency meeting just after midnight Monday morning. The council met as Muslims started celebrating … read more

Israel approves extension of cease-fire in Gaza; Hamas rejects it

Gaza (CNN) — Israel late Saturday authorized an extension of the humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza for another 24 hours at the request of the United Nations, Israeli officials told CNN. But Hamas rejected a cease-fire extension, Hamas spokesman Sami Abu … read more