Israel expands bombing targets despite UN calls for cease-fire
Israel expanded its Gaza bombing targets Saturday to include civilian institutions with suspected Hamas ties, despite U.N. calls for a cease fire, and announced it would hit northern Gaza "with great force" to prevent rocket attacks from there on Israel.
Israeli military troops carry out mission in Gaza
As Israel Hits Mosque and Clinic, Air Campaign's Risks Come Home
Israel Ignores UN's Gaza Truce Request, Extends Bombings
UN calls for Israeli-Palestinian cease-fire
The U.N. Security Council called Saturday for a cease-fire in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict centered on the Gaza Strip. A council statement approved by all 15 members calls for de-escalation of the violence, restoration of calm and a resumption of ...
Israel Says It Struck a Gaza Mosque Containing Weapons
New York Times
JERUSALEM — The Israeli military said on Saturday that it had struck a mosque in central Gaza overnight that held a concealed weapons cache, a move that indicated the complexities of Israel's aerial campaign meant to quell the barrages of rockets ...
Over 100 killed in Gaza as rockets fall on Israel
JERUSALEM — With the official Palestinian count of the dead passing 100, and rockets fired by militants striking Israel from the Gaza Strip and from Lebanon, Israel's prime minister on Friday brushed off a question about cease-fire efforts. There is ...
The lopsided death tolls in Israel-Palestinian conflicts
Washington Post (blog)
In the current conflict between Israel and militants in the Gaza Strip, both sides have attempted to harm the other. Hundreds of rockets have been fired from Palestinian territory with the aim of harming Israeli civilians, while Israeli military ...
Israel Widens Air Attack, Gaza Death Toll Tops 125
Israel widened its air assault against the Gaza Strip's Hamas rulers on Saturday, hitting a mosque it said was hiding rockets, as Palestinians said their death toll from the five-day offensive rose to over 125. The military said it has struck more than ...
ABC airs Gaza bombing devastation images - says it's in Israel
On July 8, veteran ABC news anchor Diane Sawyer, 68, opened up a news segment, entitled Under Attack, with the following introduction: “We take you overseas now to the rockets raining down on Israel today, as Israel tried to shoot them out of the sky, ...
ABC News's Sawyer issues textbook on-air correction over Israel-Palestine ...
Israel deploys more missile interceptors, Gaza death toll up to 125
Israel said it was determined to end cross-border rocket attacks, which intensified last month after its forces arrested hundreds of activists from the Islamist Hamas movement in the West Bank after the abduction there of three Jewish teenagers who ...
Wall Street Journal
Amid Pressure, Israel Stands Firm on Options
Wall Street Journal
Sirens on Friday wailed through Israel's major cities warning of incoming rockets, and the country's military said it exchanged fire with Lebanon in an area believed to be controlled by the militant group Hezbollah. Meanwhile, Hamas militants, who have ...
Israeli Rockets Hit Mosque in Gaza Offensive
Voice of America
JERUSALEM —. The Israeli air force struck targets inside Gaza for the fifth day Saturday, as rockets fired from the Palestinian territory set off alarms across southern Israel. Officials in Gaza say about 130 people have been killed in Israeli ...
Gaza toll passes 105 as Israel raids continue
Rocket fired into northern Israel from Lebanon as Gaza conflict continues
Two rockets fired from Lebanon towards northern Israel