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Gaza and Israel Calm as Cease-fire Holds

Posted November 22nd, 2012 at 7:00 pm (UTC-5)
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A cease-fire that halted eight days of deadly fighting between Israel and Hamas held firm on Thursday as thousands of flag-waving Gaza residents poured into the streets, while in Israel the mood was more subdued. Following a night of quiet skies after an Egyptian-brokered truce went into effect late Wednesday, Gaza’s Hamas prime minister hailed […]

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Gaza and Israel Calm as Cease-fire Holds

Posted November 22nd, 2012 at 3:10 pm (UTC-5)
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A cease-fire that halted eight days of deadly fighting between Israel and Hamas held firm Thursday as thousands of flag-waving Gaza residents poured into the streets, while in Israel the mood was more subdued. Following a night of quiet skies after an Egyptian-brokered truce deal came into effect, Gaza’s Hamas prime minister hailed the territory’s […]

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Gaza and Israel Calm as Cease-fire Holds

Posted November 22nd, 2012 at 7:25 am (UTC-5)
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Palestinians and Israelis went about their day blanketed in relative calm Thursday, after a cease-fire brokered hours before gave citizens in the volatile area their first quiet night in more than a week. If Israel and the Hamas militants who run the Gaza Strip can maintain peace until 9 p.m. local time , border areas […]

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Gaza and Israel Calm as Cease-fire Holds

Posted November 22nd, 2012 at 5:35 am (UTC-5)
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Palestinians and Israelis went about their day blanketed in relative calm Thursday, after a cease-fire brokered hours before gave citizens in the volatile area their first quiet night in more than a week. If Israel and the Hamas militants who run the Gaza Strip can maintain peace until 9 p.m. local time , border areas […]

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Israel, Palestinains Reach Cease-fire

Posted November 21st, 2012 at 1:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Egypt announced Wednesday a cease-fire in Israel-Gaza hostilities to take effect at 9 p.m. local time. (19 UTC)

Obama: Resolving Gaza Conflict Begins with No Missiles Fired at Israel

Posted November 18th, 2012 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says efforts to resolve the latest fighting between Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas must begin with militants firing no more missiles into Israeli territory. Mr. Obama made the comment Sunday while on a visit to the Thai capital, Bangkok. He reiterated U.S. support for what he called Israel’s right to […]

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Obama: Resolving Gaza Conflict Begins with No Missiles Fired at Israel

Posted November 18th, 2012 at 10:45 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says efforts to resolve the latest fighting between Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas must begin with militants firing no more missiles into Israeli territory. Mr. Obama made the comment Sunday while on a visit to the Thai capital, Bangkok. He reiterated U.S. support for what he called Israel’s right to […]

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Netanyahu: Israel Prepared to ‘Significantly Expand’ Gaza Offensive

Posted November 18th, 2012 at 7:55 am (UTC-5)
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel is prepared to “significantly expand” its operations against militants in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip. Mr. Netanyahu’s comments on Sunday come as thousands of Israeli troops are gathered on the border as the conflict with the Palestinians in Gaza enters its fifth day. Israel blasted targets in the Gaza […]

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Netanyahu: Israel Prepared to ‘Significantly Expand’ Gaza Offensive

Posted November 18th, 2012 at 6:20 am (UTC-5)
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel is prepared to “significantly expand” its operations against militants in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip. Mr. Netanyahu’s comments on Sunday come as thousands of Israeli troops are gathered on the border as the conflict with the Palestinians in Gaza enters its fifth day. Israel blasted targets in the Gaza […]

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Israel Returns Fire From Syria

Posted November 18th, 2012 at 5:45 am (UTC-5)
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The Israeli military says its artillery has fired into Syria in response to gunfire aimed at Israeli troops in the Golan Heights. It was not immediately clear if there were casualties in Syria. Israel says none of its troops were injured in the initial incident. Israel has lodged a complaint with the United Nations about […]

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