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  • Israel rejects Hamas ceasefire call Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 23 minutes ago
    Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas called for a ceasefire with Israel on Saturday after 11 days of fierce Gaza fighting, but Israel said militants must first release a captured soldier and halt rocket attacks.

  • Israel rejects Palestinian call for truce Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 34 minutes ago
    The head of the Hamas-led Palestinian government called Saturday for a truce in the Israeli offensive in Gaza, but Israel demanded that Hamas first free a captured Israeli soldier and halt rocket attacks on its southern towns.

  • Gaza death toll mounts as Israel rejects ceasefire Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 1:07 PM
    Three Palestinian family members, including a six-year-old girl, were killed in an air strike in Gaza City as Israel rejected a call by Hamas premier Ismail Haniya for a mutual ceasefire.

  • Iran's Ahmadinejad attacks Israel at Iraq conference Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 12:27 PM
    A regional conference on security in Iraq opened in Iran with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad calling on Islamic countries to mobilize against Israel and "remove" the "Zionist regime."

  • Palestinian Prime Minister Proposes a Truce With Israel Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jul 08 9:58 AM
    Ismail Haniya called for a mutual cease-fire with Israel after Israeli forces pulled out of most of the northern Gaza Strip.

  • Israel rejects Palestinian ceasefire call Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 9:19 AM
    Israel has rejected a Hamas appeal for a ceasefire as Israeli forces pursued their Gaza campaign to free a captured soldier and end militant rocket fire, killing four Palestinians.

  • Iran's Ahmadinejad attacks Israel at Iraq conference Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 9:42 AM
    A regional conference on security in Iraq opened in Iran with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad calling on Islamic countries to mobilise against Israel and "remove" the "Zionist regime".

  • Israel rejects Palestinian PM ceasefire offer Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 6:56 AM
    Israel has rejected a call by Palestinian prime minister Ismail Haniya for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, demanding the unconditional release of an abducted Israeli soldier.

  • Israel hopes for new cease-fire with Hamas Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 4:59 AM
    Israel hopes its violent standoff with Hamas over a captured soldier will eventually produce a new cease-fire with the Islamic militants, an Israeli Cabinet minister said Saturday, as Israeli troops exchanged fire with Palestinian gunmen and army bulldozers searched for militants' tunnels.

  • Israel Rejects Hamas Cease-Fire Call Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 5 minutes ago
    Hamas called for a cease-fire with Israel aimed at ending Israel's offensive in Gaza, but Israel demanded that Hamas first release an Israeli soldier and halt rocket attacks on its southern towns.

  • Turkish FM urges Israel to end Gaza offensive Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 5:50 AM
    Turkish Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul called on Israel on to end its military operation in Gaza, saying he was horrified by the number of Palestinians killed there.

  • Hamas PM calls for ceasefire with Israel Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 6:11 AM
    Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniya has called for a mutual ceasefire with Israel following the deadly military operation it had launched in the Gaza Strip last week.

  • Israel Rejects Palestinian Call for Truce Open this result in new window
    ABC News - 2 hours, 14 minutes ago
    Israel Rejects Palestinian Cease-Fire Offer Because It Doesn't Call for Release of Soldier

  • Israel presses Gaza assault, 31 killed Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 07 7:37 PM
    Seven Palestinians were killed as Israel pressed on with its bloody offensive in Gaza and Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas called on the international community to halt the deadly assault.

  • Israel rejects Hamas cease-fire call Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - 2 hours, 22 minutes ago
    Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas called for a cease-fire with Israel on Saturday after 11 days of fierce Gaza fighting, but Israel said militants must first release a captured soldier and halt rocket attacks.

  • Israel Hopes for New Cease-Fire With Hamas Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 08 5:16 AM
    Israel Hopes Violent Standoff Over Captured Soldier Will Yield New Cease-Fire With Hamas

  • Israel rejects ceasefire offer Open this result in new window
    ITN via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - 1 hour, 35 minutes ago
    Israel has rejected a ceasefire offer from Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas after 11 days of fierce fighting in Gaza.

  • Israel Rejects Palestinian Call For Truce Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 New York - Jul 08 12:36 PM
    The Hamas-led Palestinian government called for a cease-fire Saturday in its violent two-week standoff with Israel, but Israel rejected the offer because it did not call for releasing a soldier held by Hamas militants.

  • Israel pulls back from north Gaza Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 08 2:24 AM
    Israel says its troops have left northern Gaza after days of clashes, but new fighting erupts east of Gaza City.

  • Israel rejects Hamas call for ceasefire; demands return of captive soldier Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Jul 08 12:34 PM
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh appealed Saturday for a ceasefire aimed at ending Israel's offensive in Gaza, but Israel demanded that Hamas first release an Israeli soldier and halt rocket attacks on its southern towns.

  • Israel pulls back from north Gaza Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 08 2:14 AM
    Israel says its troops have left north Gaza after days of clashes, but new fighting erupts east of Gaza City.

  • Israel rejects Palestinian call for truce Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Jul 08 11:20 AM
    Olmert's office refuses cease-fire without release of captured soldier The Hamas-led Palestinian government called for a cease-fire Saturday in its violent two-week standoff with Israel, but Israel rejected the offer because it did not call for releasing a soldier held by Hamas militants.

  • Israel suggests release if soldier freed Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 07 3:11 PM
    Two weeks into Israel's violent standoff with Hamas, Israel sent conflicting signals Friday on whether it is prepared to swap Palestinian prisoners for a soldier whose capture by Palestinian militants has touched off a harsh military campaign.

  • Israel Rejects Hamas Call for Cease-Fire Open this result in new window
    Arab News - 1 minute ago
    GAZA CITY, 9 July 2006 Israel yesterday rejected a Hamas call for a cease-fire and demanded the return of an abducted soldier.

  • Israel rejects call for ceasefire Open this result in new window
    TVNZ - 1 hour, 54 minutes ago
    Israel has rejected a call by the head of the Hamas-led Palestinian government for a ceasefire to end several days of fierce fighting in the Gaza Strip.

  • British Jews: Israel 'terrorizing' entire Palestinian nation Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 39 minutes ago
    Some 300 prominent British Jews Friday condemned Israel for its brutal invasion of Gaza and urged the UK government to achieve an immediate ceasefire.

  • Annan urges Israel to halt attacks and Palestinians to release soldier Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 07 2:22 PM
    UN chief Kofi Annan called for an immediate stop to what he called Israel's "disproportionate use of force" in Gaza but also pressed for the release of an Israeli soldier snatched by Palestinian militants.

  • Israel's threats to assassinate Palestinian officials to be taken seriously Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 39 minutes ago
    The official in charge of the Political Department of Palestine Islamic Jihad Movement in Lebanon, Ali Abu Shahin, said today that Israel's threat to assassinate Palestinian officials, specially Prime Minister Ismael Haniya should be approached as a serious issue.

  • Ahmadi-Nejad: Israel is root problem of Muslim nations Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 38 minutes ago
    Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadi-Nejad today said that Israel is the root cause of problems of the Muslim nations.

  • Israel offers deal to Hamas Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 40 minutes ago
    Hamas rejected suggestions from Israel's Public Security Minister Avi Dichter that some Palestinian prisoners would be freed in return for freeing an Israeli captured soldier.

  • Hamas wants cease-fire, but Israel says no Open this result in new window
    Fort Wayne News Channel 15 - 1 hour, 9 minutes ago
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip Israel's leader is rejecting a cease-fire call from the Hamas-run Palestinian government.

  • Hamas calls for ceasefire as Israel pulls back from north Gaza Open this result in new window
    CBC - Jul 08 9:15 AM
    The Hamas-led Palestinian government called for a ceasefire in its violent two-week standoff with Israel, but stopped short Saturday of offering to release an Israeli soldier held by Hamas militants.

  • Israel Rejects Palestinian Call For Truce Open this result in new window
    KUTV.com - Jul 08 12:33 PM
    (AP) GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip The Hamas-led Palestinian government called for a cease-fire Saturday in its violent two-week standoff with Israel, but Israel rejected the offer because it did not call for releasing a soldier held by Hamas militants.

  • Israel has edge over U.S. in urban combat Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 07 12:53 PM
    In waging urban warfare, Israeli soldiers in Gaza and U.S.-led troops in Iraq use some of the same battlefield tactics, but Israel is less likely to get bogged down in prolonged combat.

  • Israel rejects Hamas calls for cease-fire (updated 12:15 a.m.) Open this result in new window
    Chinapost.com.tw - Jul 08 9:24 AM
    The Hamas government on Saturday called for a cease-fire to end its violent two-week standoff with Israel, but Israel rejected it because it stopped short of offering to release an Israeli soldier held by Hamas militants.

  • Israel rejects ceasefire call Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Jul 08 9:15 AM
    ISRAEL on Saturday rejected a Hamas appeal for a ceasefire as Israeli forces pursued their Gaza campaign to free a captured soldier and end militant rocket fire, killing four Palestinians.

  • Gaza death toll mounts as Israel rejects ceasefire Open this result in new window
    Outlook India - 2 hours, 44 minutes ago
    Three Palestinian family members, including a six-year-old girl, were killed today in an air strike in Gaza City as Israel rejected a call by Hamas premier Ismail Haniya for a mutual ceasefire.

  • Israel may trade prisoners for soldier Open this result in new window
    The Buffalo News - Jul 08 6:01 AM
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Nearly two weeks into Israel's violent standoff with Hamas, Israel sent conflicting signals Friday on whether it is prepared to swap Palestinian prisoners for a soldier whose capture by Palestinian militants touched off a harsh military campaign.

  • Israel contemplates swapping prisoners for captured soldier Open this result in new window
    The Plain Dealer - Jul 08 5:46 AM
    Gaza City, Gaza Strip- Two weeks into Israel's violent standoff with Hamas, Israel sent conflicting signals Friday on whether it is prepared to swap Palestinian prisoners for a soldier whose capture by Palestinian militants touched off a harsh military campaign.

  • Israel hopes violent standoff with Hamas will yield new cease-fire with Hamas Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Jul 08 6:14 AM
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Israel hopes its violent standoff with Hamas over a captured soldier will eventually produce a new cease-fire with the Islamic militants, an Israeli Cabinet minister said Saturday,...

  • Israel presses Gaza assault, 28 killed Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 07 9:35 AM
    Five Palestinians have been killed as Israel pressed on with its bloody offensive in Gaza, a day after reoccupying land in the deadliest 24 hours in the Palestinian territories for four years.

  • Israel Keeps Up The Pressure On Gaza Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Jul 07 8:24 PM
    Israel wants to stop rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip into its border towns as well as win the release of an army corporal captured nearly two weeks ago. More than two dozen Palestinians and Israelis have been killed in the latest fighting.

  • 'Remove' Israel, Iran calls Open this result in new window
    Northern Territory News - 1 hour, 34 minutes ago
    IRANIAN President Mahmoud Ahmadinejed called on Islamic countries Saturday to mobilise against Israel and "remove" the "Zionist regime".

  • Haniyeh proposes ceasefire, Israel rebuffs offer Open this result in new window
    SABC News - Jul 08 11:11 AM
    Ismail Haniyeh, the Palestinian prime minister of Hamas, called for a ceasefire with Israel after 11 days of fierce Gaza fighting, but Israel said militants must first release a captured soldier and halt rocket attacks.

  • Israel 'launches new Gaza strike' Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 07 7:08 PM
    Israel launches a new raid as part of an incursion sparked by the capture of a soldier, Palestinian officials say.

  • 'Remove' Israel, Iran calls Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Jul 08 8:17 AM
    IRANIAN President Mahmoud Ahmadinejed called on Islamic countries to mobilise against Israel and "remove" the "Zionist regime".

  • Arab nations slam Israel Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Jul 08 9:14 AM
    THE foreign ministers of Arab nations attending a meeting on Iraq in Iran condemned Israel on Saturday for its "increasing aggression against the Palestinian people" and attacked the "silence" of the international community.

  • Iran's Ahmadinejad attacks Israel at Iraq confab Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Jul 08 12:45 PM
    LONDON, July 8 (IranMania) - A regional conference on security in Iraq opened in Iran on Saturday with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad calling on Islamic countries to mobilise against Israel and "remove" the "Zionist regime", said AFP.

  • Hamas wants cease-fire, but Israel says no Open this result in new window
    News Channel 9 Syracuse - Jul 08 10:31 AM
    Israel's leader is rejecting a cease-fire call from the Hamas-run Palestinian government.

  • Israel hopes for a new ceasefire with Hamas Open this result in new window
    CTV.ca - Jul 08 6:22 AM
    Israel hopes that more than two weeks of violence and high tension over the capture of an Israeli soldier will result in a ceasefire with the Islamic militants, an official said Saturday.

  • Israel denies tanks are in northern Gaza Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 37 minutes ago
    Palestinian witnesses said Israeli tanks moved into an abandoned Israeli settlement in northern Gaza early Sunday, a day after pulling back.

  • Iran says Israel exploiting World Cup fever to hit Gaza Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 07 9:00 AM
    A leading hardline Iranian cleric has accused Israel of exploiting international public attention on the World Cup in order to commit "dastardly deeds" in the Gaza Strip.

  • Hamas calls for cease-fire, Israel rejects offer Open this result in new window
    Outlook India - Jul 08 9:30 AM
    The Hamas government today called for a cease-fire to end its violent two-week standoff with Israel, but Israel rejected it because it stopped short of offering to release an Israeli soldier held by Hamas militants.

  • Israel steps up Gaza offensive Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Jul 08 6:47 AM
    ISRAEL broadened its military offensive in the Gaza Strip early today, sending dozens of tanks toward the largest Palestinian city and trading fire with militants in an attempt to force the release of a captured soldier and halt rocket fire on Israel.

  • Israel rejects Palestinian PM ceasefire offer Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jul 08 8:47 AM
    JERUSALEM - Israel on Saturday rejected a call by Palestinian prime minister Ismail Haniya for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, demanding the unconditional release of an abducted Israeli soldier.

  • Israel faces dilemma on freeing prisoners Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Jul 08 2:08 AM
    Act to save soldier might imperil more With Israeli airstrikes and ground attacks in Gaza failing to free a 19-year-old soldier abducted by Palestinian militants, the soldier's father has raised a difficult question facing Israel: Should the government negotiate with hostage takers?

  • Hamas wants cease-fire, but Israel says no Open this result in new window
    ABC 7 El Paso - Jul 08 8:31 AM
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip Israel's leader is rejecting a cease-fire call from the Hamas-run Palestinian government. Prime Minister Ehud Olmert (EH'-hood OHL'-murt) says it's first...

  • Israel presses Gaza assault, 26 killed Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 07 6:01 AM
    Israel has pressed on with its bloody offensive against Gaza a day after reoccupying land and waging multiple air strikes in the deadliest 24 hours in the Palestinian territories for four years.

  • Israel broadens attack Open this result in new window
    Detroit News - Jul 07 11:12 PM
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- Israeli tanks and troops clashed with Palestinian militants in eastern Gaza early today, witnesses said, as Israel apparently broadened its incursion to force the release of a captured soldier.

  • Israel minister hints at possible prisoner release Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 07 7:03 AM
    An Israeli cabinet minister raised the prospect on Friday that Israel might free some Palestinian prisoners if militants release a captured soldier and end rocket fire and other attacks.

  • Responding to Israel, Rejecting the Flag Amendment, & Trying the Terrorists Open this result in new window
    RealClearPolitics.com via Yahoo! News - Jul 07 6:30 AM
    Ashkelon is one of Israel's primary vacation cities. The Palestinians this week lobbed a rocket into that city which exploded in a high school. Fortunately, the school was empty. Had it been occupied, dozens if not hundreds of Israeli adolescents would have been injured or killed.

  • Israel hopes for a new ceasefire with Hamas Open this result in new window
    CTV.ca - Jul 08 6:26 AM
    Israel hopes more than two weeks of violence and tension over the capture of an Israeli soldier will result in a ceasefire with the Islamic militants, an official said Saturday.

  • Israel broadens Gaza offensive Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! Asia News - Jul 08 12:39 AM
    GAZA CITY (AFP) - Israel launched a predawn incursion toward Gaza City, marking a new phase in a massive operation aimed at halting Palestinian rocket attacks and securing the release of a captured soldier.

  • Israel Suggests Release if Soldier Freed Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 07 3:31 PM
    Israel Raises Possibility of Prisoner Release if Hamas Frees Kidnapped Soldier

  • Israel rejects Hamas ceasefire Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Jul 08 9:37 AM
    Israel has rejected a call by Palestinian prime minister Ismail Haniya for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip.

  • Israel hopes violent standoff with Hamas will yield new ceasefire Open this result in new window
    Hamilton Spectator - Jul 08 8:47 AM
    Israel hopes its violent standoff with Hamas over a captured soldier will eventually produce a new cease-fire with the Islamic militants, an Israeli Cabinet minister said today, as Israeli troops exchanged fire with Palestinian gunmen and army bulldozers searched for militants' tunnels.

  • Israel broadens Gaza offensive, kills 9 Open this result in new window
    Financial Express - Jul 08 11:09 AM
    GAZA CITY, July 8 (AFP): Israel launched a predawn incursion toward Gaza City Saturday, marking a new phase in a massive operation aimed at halting Palestinian rocket attacks and securing the release of a captured soldier.

  • PA Blames Israel for Shajaiyeh Fatalities Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Jul 08 12:57 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) Palestinian Authority (PA) officials are blaming Israel for the Saturday night attack on a home in the Shajaiyeh area of Gaza in which three civilians were killed, a 6-year-old girl, her older brother and their mother.

  • Israel presses Gaza assault after 24 killed Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 07 3:41 AM
    Israel has pressed on with its massive offensive against Gaza after reoccupying land and waging multiple air strikes in the deadliest single day in the Palestinian territories for four years.

  • Rally protests Israel's policies Open this result in new window
    The News & Observer - Jul 08 12:35 AM
    Dozens march on state Capitol saying Israel's military actions in Gaza are excessive.

  • Israel poses main threat to Islamic world-President Ahmadinejad Open this result in new window
    Russian Information Agency Novosti - Jul 08 8:31 AM
    TEHRAN, July 8 (RIA Novosti) - Israel is the main threat to the Islamic world, Iran's president said Saturday. "The main problem of the Islamic world is the existence of the Zionist regime [Israel]," Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said.

  • Israel's threats to assassinate Palestinian officials to be taken seriously Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 08 5:17 AM
    Iran - Israel - Assassination Official in charge of the Political Department of Palestine Islamic Jihad Movement in Lebanon, Ali Abu Shahin, said here Saturday that Israel's threat to assassinate Palestinian officials, specially Prime Minister Ismael Haniya should be approached as a serious issue.

  • Hamas says Israel offensive worsens hostage crisis Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 07 4:36 AM
    The ruling Hamas movement on Friday said Israel's expanded military offensive in Gaza had complicated efforts to resolve a crisis over an abducted soldier and hardened Palestinian positions on the captive's fate.

  • MAS Freedom Foundation Raleigh Chapter Protests Israel's Policies Open this result in new window
    Muslim American Society - Jul 08 8:52 AM
    More than 100 protesters of Israel 's incursion into the Gaza Strip marched on the state Capitol Friday carrying banners and a mock corpse and demanding an end to the violence.

  • Israel rejects truce offer Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - Jul 08 7:46 AM
    The Hamas-led Palestinian cabinet Saturday called for a cease-fire with Israel but Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert rejected the proposal by Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh.

  • Irans president warns of Islamic explosion over Israel in Gaza Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jul 08 4:01 AM
    TEHERAN, Iran - Irans President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad warned that Israels offensive in the Gaza Strip could cause an explosion in the Islamic world. So far, however, Arabs have staged only small and sporadic demonstrations and their governments have made few complaints.

  • The Current State of Israel Open this result in new window
    Newsweek - Jul 07 1:54 PM
    A visit to Israel illustrates the harsh realities of the Palestinian conflict--and refutes some assumptions about this troubled land.

  • Israel pushes into eastern Gaza Open this result in new window
    CBC - Jul 07 10:15 PM
    Israel expanded its offensive into eastern Gaza Saturday near Gaza City as part of an incursion sparked by the capture of an Israeli soldier two weeks ago.

  • 24 killed as Israel steps up Gaza assault Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 07 1:28 AM
    Twenty-three Palestinians and an Israeli soldier have been killed in the past 24 hours as Israel widened its assault in Gaza, reoccupying land evacuated 10 months ago and carrying out a wave of deadly air raids.

  • Israel hints at deal to release some prisoners for soldier Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - Jul 07 8:41 PM
    GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP - Two weeks into Israel's violent standoff with Hamas, Israel sent conflicting signals Friday on whether it is prepared to swap Palestinian prisoners for a soldier whose capture by Palestinian militants has touched off a harsh military campaign. Israeli troops killed 32 Palestinians in two days of airstrikes and artillery barrages, Palestinian officials said. The campaign is

  • Hamas wants cease-fire, but Israel says no Open this result in new window
    KBCI Boise - Jul 08 7:19 AM
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip Israel's leader is rejecting a cease-fire call from the Hamas-run Palestinian government. Prime Minister Ehud Olmert (EH'-hood OHL'-murt) says it's first up to Hamas to release a captured Israeli soldier.

  • Israel hints at prisoner deal Open this result in new window
    Arizona Daily Star - Jul 08 12:19 AM
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip Two weeks into Israel's violent standoff with Hamas, Israel sent conflicting signals Friday on whether it is prepared to swap Palestinian prisoners for a soldier whose capture by Palestinian militants has touched off a harsh military campaign.

  • EU warns Israel on Gaza attacks Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 07 9:24 AM
    The EU accuses Israel of using "disproportionate" force, as Israel tightens its hold on northern Gaza.

  • Israel launches fresh attacks on Gaza Open this result in new window
    ITV.com - Jul 08 1:47 AM
    Israel has resumed airstrikes against targets in northern Gaza after a bloody day of clashes left 24 Palestinians and one Israeli dead. (Picture: Reuters)

  • Kadin visit to Israel called purely business Open this result in new window
    The Jakarta Post - Jul 07 9:57 PM
    The government said Friday it considered a visit to Israel by a delegation from the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) was a normal business matter with no political involvement.

  • Israel pulls troops out of Gaza Strip Open this result in new window
    u.tv - Jul 08 4:19 AM
    Israel is pulling its troops out of much of the northern Gaza Strip. The withdrawal follows three days of fighting. An offensive was launched in an attempt to free an Israeli soldier, who was abducted by Palestinian militants.

  • Israel broadens Gaza offensive Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 5:25 AM
    Israeli forces have advanced toward Gaza City, killing four Palestinians, security sources said, as troops stepped up a campaign to halt Palestinian rocket attacks and secure the release of a captured soldier.

  • Report: Israel prepared to swap prisoners for soldier Open this result in new window
    Mail and Guardian - Jul 08 3:01 AM
    Israel is prepared to release Palestinian prisoners in order to free a soldier abducted by militants 12 days ago, Public Security Minister Avi Dichter was quoted as saying on Friday.

  • Israel headed for a quagmire in Gaza Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Jul 08 1:06 AM
    JERUSALEM: Israel braced yesterday for another long and costly offensive in Gaza, just 10 months after ending a 38-year occupation, armed with little hope of success but claiming it has no other choice .

  • 23 killed as Israel invades northern Gaza Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 06 10:02 PM
    Twenty-two Palestinians and an Israeli soldier were killed in a bloody day of violence as Israel thrust deep into the Gaza Strip, reoccupying areas evacuated 10 months ago and carrying out a wave of air raids.

  • Israel Tanks Moving Back Into Northern Gaza Open this result in new window
    ABC News - 14 minutes ago
    Palestinian Witnesses Say Israeli Tanks Moving Back Into Northern Gaza

  • Ahmadinejad in new broadside at Israel Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Jul 08 1:07 AM
    TEHRAN: Irans president condemned an Israeli assault on Gaza in a new broadside against the Jewish state yesterday, calling it a fabricated regime and saying those who created Israel should dismantle it.

  • Israel moves into central Gaza Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 08 3:25 AM
    Israeli forces pushed deeper into Gaza early Saturday amid conflicting statements regarding the release of an Israeli soldier whose capture last month sparked the current conflict.

  • Hamas and Israel hint at deal to free captured corporal Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Jul 07 4:53 PM
    HOPES of a negotiated end to Israels military offensive in Gaza rose last night after Hamas said that the a soldier whose abduction sparked the operation was safe and well.

  • Minister says Israel ready to swap prisoners Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Jul 07 4:19 PM
    An Israeli minister said Israel was prepared to release Palestinian prisoners in exchange for the freedom of an Israeli soldier.

  • Israel presses Gaza assault, 30 killed Open this result in new window
    Hindustan Times - Jul 07 10:16 PM
    Seven Palestinians were killed on Friday as Israel pressed on with its bloody offensive in Gaza and Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas called on the international community to halt the deadly assault.

  • Israel raises possibility of prisoner release if Hamas frees kidnapped soldier Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Jul 07 3:14 PM
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Two weeks into Israel's violent standoff with Hamas, Israel sent conflicting signals Friday on whether it is prepared to swap Palestinian prisoners for a 19-year-old Israeli soldier whose capture by Palestinian militants has touched off a harsh Israeli military campaign.

  • Israel pulls forces back from north Gaza Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 2:46 AM
    Israeli forces withdrew on Saturday from most of the northern Gaza Strip where fierce fighting had left nearly 30 Palestinians dead, but clashes erupted near Gaza City, killing two more Palestinians including a policeman.

  • Syria holds Israel responsible for Gaza escalation Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jul 07 9:25 PM
    Syria on Friday held Israel responsible for the recent exacerbated situation in the occupied Palestinian territories.

  • Israel pounds Gaza, creates buffer zone Palestinian cadres launch crude rockets, ignore presidents call Open this result in new window
    Daily Dispatch - Jul 08 12:48 AM
    ISRAEL pressed on with its massive offensive against Gaza yesterday after reoccupying land and waging multiple air strikes in the deadliest single day in the Palestinian territories for four years.