Israeli Airstrike Kills 3 Senior Hamas Leaders

Israeli Airstrike Kills 3 Senior Hamas Leaders

By Laura King, Los Angeles Times TEL AVIV, Israel -- The militant group Hamas said three of its senior military leaders were killed early Thursday in an Israeli airstrike in the s ...

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Gaza-Based Islamist Group Put On U.S. Terrorist list

Gaza-Based Islamist Group Put On U.S. Terrorist list

Washington (AFP) -- An Islamist Palestinian group based in Gaza has been placed on the U.S. terrorist black list, the State Department announced Tuesday. Since its founding in 201 ...

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Israel Hits Gaza, Quits Cairo Talks After Rocket Fire

Israel Hits Gaza, Quits Cairo Talks After Rocket Fire

By Mai Yaghi Gaza City (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) -- Israel hauled its negotiators back from talks in Cairo and warplanes hit Gaza Tuesday after Palestinian rockets smashed i ...

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Gaza Truce Deadline Looms; Israel, Hamas Stick To Demands

Gaza Truce Deadline Looms; Israel, Hamas Stick To Demands

By Laura King, Batsheva Sobelman, Los Angeles Times The latest Gaza truce is the longest so far, lasting five days, but an agreement over demands remains elusive. Hamas appears at ...

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Gaza Truce Holds As U.S. Ties With Israel Show Strain

Gaza Truce Holds As U.S. Ties With Israel Show Strain

By Steve Weizman Gaza City (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) -- A fragile ceasefire around Gaza held for a second day Friday as Israel's relations with its U.S. ally showed new sign ...

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Gaza Truce Holds As The Two Sides Talk In Cairo

Gaza Truce Holds As The Two Sides Talk In Cairo

By Laura King, Batsheva Sobelman, Los Angeles Times After a shaky start, a new temporary truce in the Gaza Strip appeared to be holding Thursday. The two sides, which have been ho ...

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Gaza Cease-Fire Holds; Israeli Officials Head To Cairo For Truce Talks

Gaza Cease-Fire Holds; Israeli Officials Head To Cairo For Truce Talks

By Batsheva Sobelman, Los Angeles Times As a three-day cease-fire appeared to hold on the ground in Gaza on Monday, Israeli negotiators returned to Cairo for talks with Egyptian o ...

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Kerry Meets With UN, Egypt As Gaza Truce Push Builds

Kerry Meets With UN, Egypt As Gaza Truce Push Builds

Cairo (AFP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry huddled Friday with UN chief Ban Ki-moon and Egypt's foreign minister as pressure built for a ceasefire in Gaza. Kerry, who spent ...

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Kerry Pushes Truce Efforts As Gaza Toll Tops 740

Kerry Pushes Truce Efforts As Gaza Toll Tops 740

Jerusalem (AFP) - Washington's top diplomat John Kerry Thursday pressed efforts to end bloodshed in Gaza, reaching out to allies of Hamas as the Islamist movement's war with Israe ...

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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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