From Front-Row Seat, Israeli Town Cheers Assault on Gaza

From Front-Row Seat, Israeli Town Cheers Assault on Gaza

By Daniella Cheslow, McClatchy Foreign Staff SDEROT, Israel -- Dragging a sofa up a hill, residents of Sderot and other curious Israelis prepared for yet another night of watching ...

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No Breakthroughs As Kerry Joins Talks For Gaza Cease-Fire

No Breakthroughs As Kerry Joins Talks For Gaza Cease-Fire

By Laura King, Los Angeles Times CAIRO -- Diplomatic efforts to achieve a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip yielded no apparent breakthrough on Tuesday, but Secretary of State John F. ...

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FAA Bans U.S. Airlines From Flying To/From Israel For 24 Hours

FAA Bans U.S. Airlines From Flying To/From Israel For 24 Hours

Washington (AFP) -- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) banned US airlines Tuesday from flying to and from Israel for at least 24 hours following a rocket strike near Tel Av ...

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Delta Suspends Flights To Israel, Cites Safety Concerns

Delta Suspends Flights To Israel, Cites Safety Concerns

London (AFP) -- U.S. airline Delta said Tuesday it was indefinitely suspending flights between the United States and Israel, citing security concerns. In a statement, the carrier ...

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Israel Confirms Soldier Is Missing After Gaza Battle

Israel Confirms Soldier Is Missing After Gaza Battle

By Batsheva Sobelman, Los Angeles Times JERUSALEM -- Israel's military announced Tuesday that it was still trying to confirm the fate of a soldier presumed killed Sunday during a ...

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UN, U.S. Press Gaza Truce Efforts As Death Toll Soars

UN, U.S. Press Gaza Truce Efforts As Death Toll Soars

Cairo (AFP) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday discussed proposals for a Gaza ceasefire with Egypt, as both sides voiced guarded hopes of ending the bloodshed. Kerry, ...

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Israel Pummels Gaza As World Pushes For Truce

Israel Pummels Gaza As World Pushes For Truce

Gaza City (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - Israel pummeled Gaza for a 14th day on Monday, hiking the Palestinian death toll to more than 570, as Cairo took center stage in world ...

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Kerry Travels To Cairo Seeking ‘Immediate Ceasefire’

Kerry Travels To Cairo Seeking ‘Immediate Ceasefire’

Washington (AFP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Cairo early Monday for crisis talks on Gaza, following President Barack Obama's call for an "immediate ceasefire ...

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U.S. Stocks Drop As Markets Eye Gaza, Ukraine

U.S. Stocks Drop As Markets Eye Gaza, Ukraine

New York (AFP) -- U.S. stocks Monday moved lower in early trade as investors eyed conflicts in Gaza and Ukraine at the start of a busy week of corporate earnings. About 20 minutes ...

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