Tag Archives: Palestine

Egypt calls for open-ended Gaza ceasefire

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has called for an open-ended cease-fire in Gaza, urging the Palestinians and Israel to return to indirect talks. The foreign ministry statement Saturday came shortly after Western-backed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah … read more

Israel to develop ‘Iron Spade’ to counter Hamas

Israel is developing a new system that will detect and destruct tunnels as they are dug by Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip, Britain’s weekly The Sunday Times reported. The new system, which was developed by a consortium led by … read more

The U.K.’s first female Muslim Cabinet member has resigned

The U.K.’s first female Muslim Cabinet member has resigned in protest of British government policies on Gaza. Sayeeda Warsi, a Foreign Office minister, wrote to Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday saying she could “no longer support” government policy. Cameron … read more

Gaza war claims victim after victim, Death is daily life

The airstrike that crushed the Najam family home in this refugee camp set in motion a grim but increasingly familiar process as the Gaza war claims victim after victim. A search through the rubble for bodies and body parts. Relatives … read more

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