Israel attack on Gaza: Familiar tension, new circumstances
Los Angeles Times
JERUSALEM — Israel's surprise air assault on Gaza Strip militants killed the top military commander of Hamas and set the rivals on a familiar course that could end with another major confrontation — but in unpredictable new circumstances created by ...
US backs Israel; UN calls for de-escalation
Israel's 'Iron Dome' reportedly intercepts 13 rockets from Gaza in wake of ...
Israel Assassinates Hamas Military Chief in Gaza
The West Australian
Palestinians ask Security Council to stop Israel
Seattle Post Intelligencer
In a closed-door meeting of the Council on Wednesday night, U.N. observer Riyad Mansour said Israel is "vulgarly and publicly boasting about its willful killing of Palestinians" after an air strike killed Hamas mastermind Ahmed Jabari. Israel, which ...
Israel kills Hamas military prompting emergency UN talks
Christian Science Monitor
Israel Heightens Warnings Over Palestinians' UN Bid
New York Times
JERUSALEM — Israel's Foreign Ministry has warned foreign governments that a successful Palestinian bid for enhanced status at the United Nations this month could lead Israel to cancel the Oslo peace accords and, possibly, to oust President Mahmoud ...
Israel pushes back on Palestinian bid for new UN status
Invoking "the rules", Israel mulls toppling Abbas
Israel: Palestinian UN Bid Could Threaten Accords
Israel kills Hamas military chief, 7 others in airstrike, officials say
President Barack Obama spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Wednesday, urging him to avoid civilian casualties. The president reiterated the United States' support for Israel's right to self-defense following rocket attacks launched ...
Israel says Syrian rebels have control of villages near Golan Heights
Fighting in the area this past week has already drawn Israeli retaliatory fire into Syria twice after apparently stray mortar shells flew into Israel-held territory. That raised fears that Syria's civil war could take a new and even more dangerous ...
Israel Says Rebels Take Syrian Frontier Villages
Syrian rebels take villages near Israel-held area
Israel says Syrian rebels hold villages on Golan slopes
Israel on lockdown - border tensions
Daily News & Analysis
Israel began to lock itself down last night (Wednesday), fearful of a military response from Hamas on top of increased threats on all its other borders. Ehud Barak, the defence minister, declared a "special situation" in all Israeli territory within 40 ...
Gaza Strike Spurs Biggest Drop in Three Months: Israel Overnight
The Bloomberg Israel-US Equity Index (ISRA25BN) of the most traded Israeli companies in New York retreated the most since Aug. 13, losing 2.1 percent to 82.24. Mellanox, the Yokneam Elit, Israel- based maker of products used to transfer and store data, ...
Israel hammers Hamas in Gaza offensive
GAZA (Reuters) - Israel launched a major offensive against Palestinian militants in Gaza on Wednesday, killing the military commander of Hamas in an air strike and threatening an invasion of the enclave that the Islamist group vowed would "open the ...
Author barred from Atlanta Jewish book festival
Kansas City Star
ATLANTA -- An author whose outspoken criticism of Israel's occupation of the Palestinian West Bank got him banned from a Jewish book festival will instead speak at a sold-out event nearby. Peter Beinart was originally one of 52 writers invited to speak ...
Wall Street Journal
Israel Strikes Hamas, Killing Commander
Wall Street Journal
Israel's military also launched dozens of attacks on other Hamas commanders and weapons storage sites in the Gaza Strip, it said, adding that it had significantly imparied Hamas's missible capabilities. Israel's army said it was prepared to order ...