Syria’s Violence Prompts Worse Humanitarian Crisis In A Century

Syria’s Violence Prompts Worse Humanitarian Crisis In A Century

By Mitchell Prothero, McClatchy Foreign Staff IRBIL, Iraq -- Nearly half of Syria's population has been displaced either internally or externally as refugees in the worst humanita ...

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Israel, Palestinians Agree To Long-Term Cease-Fire In Gaza Conflict

Israel, Palestinians Agree To Long-Term Cease-Fire In Gaza Conflict

By Laura King, Los Angeles Times TEL AVIV, Israel -- The warring parties in the Gaza Strip agreed Tuesday to a long-term cease-fire, both sides said, raising hopes that a 50-day-o ...

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Palestinians Say Long-Term Gaza Truce Agreed With Israel

Palestinians Say Long-Term Gaza Truce Agreed With Israel

Ramallah (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) -- The Palestinians have reached agreement with Israel on a "permanent" truce for Gaza, a senior official told AFP on Tuesday, in a move H ...

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After Israeli Airstrikes, Hamas Kills 18 Suspected Informers

After Israeli Airstrikes, Hamas Kills 18 Suspected Informers

By Laura King, Los Angeles Times TEL AVIV, Israel -- At least 18 Palestinians accused of spying for Israel were executed Friday in the Gaza Strip on the orders of a self-appointed ...

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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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