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Israel Bombards Hamas Symbols, Power Plant in Gaza - Wall Street Journal Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:30:23 GMT

Wall Street Journal

Israel Bombards Hamas Symbols, Power Plant in Gaza
Wall Street Journal
Israeli forces pounded Hamas symbols of control and Gaza's only power plant in one of the heaviest bombardments in the three-week conflict, trying to raise pressure on the Islamist group to accept Israel's terms for a cease-fire. A strike early Tuesday ...
Israel steps up bombardment of Gaza; territory's only power plant struckWashington Post
Israeli strikes kill more than 100, knock out power station in GazaLos Angeles Times
Israel Steps Up Airstrikes in Gaza as International Cease-Fire Efforts StumbleNew York Times
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Lawmakers Try to Seal $225M Aid Package for Israel - ABC News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:52:51 GMT

Lawmakers Try to Seal $225M Aid Package for Israel
ABC News
As the Gaza war escalates, Israel is proving to be among the few subjects uniting lawmakers. Members of both parties have introduced legislation backing the Jewish state, condemning the Palestinian militant group Hamas and seeking a tougher Iran policy.


Young Americans take a dim view of Israel's actions - Washington Post (blog) Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:43:17 GMT

Young Americans take a dim view of Israel's actions
Washington Post (blog)
Young people are more likely to blame Israel than are Democrats, who blame Hamas more by a 29-26 margin. Even liberal Democrats are split 30-30. The only other major demographic groups who blame Israel more than Hamas are African Americans and ...


Israel intensifies Gaza assault, Egyptians revise truce plan - Reuters Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:17:17 GMT

Israel intensifies Gaza assault, Egyptians revise truce plan
Reuters
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant and pounded dozens of other high-profile targets on Tuesday, while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised proposal for halting its war with Islamist guerrillas in the enclave. Israel ...


US lawmakers falling over themselves to throw full support behind Israel - New York Daily News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:52:31 GMT

New York Daily News

US lawmakers falling over themselves to throw full support behind Israel
New York Daily News
Members of Congress are falling over one another to show their support for Israel. While much of the rest of the world watches the Gaza war in horror and scrambles for a cease-fire, U.S. lawmakers are pressing the Obama administration to take no action ...
Congress at odds over $225 million aid package for IsraelPBS
With Israel at war, US lawmakers give full supportRichmond Times-Dispatch
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Washington Free Beacon
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Israel: Hamas still has 5000 rockets in its arsenal - USA TODAY Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:54:04 GMT

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Israel: Hamas still has 5000 rockets in its arsenal
USA TODAY
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said Hamas started the conflict on July 8 with about 10,000 rockets. Since then, the militants have fired more than 2,600 rockets and mortars toward Israel and Israeli forces have destroyed about 3,000, estimated Lt. Col.
Paying for Israel's warsWashington Post (blog)
Israel's dilemma: Topple Hamas, or again come to terms with itThe Times of Israel

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Dozens dead in Israel's Gaza bombardment - Aljazeera.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:37:05 GMT

Dozens dead in Israel's Gaza bombardment
Aljazeera.com
Israel's military has struck numerous targets in the Gaza Strip after Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, said his country needed to be prepared for a long conflict in the Palestinian territory. By daybreak on Tuesday, a cloud of thick dust ...


Source: Israel prepared for cease-fire, but ball is in 'Hamas' court' - CNN Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:13:15 GMT

Source: Israel prepared for cease-fire, but ball is in 'Hamas' court'
CNN
Gaza (CNN) -- Regarding the possibility of a cease-fire, a spokesman for the Israeli Prime Minister. said Tuesday that the "ball is in Hamas' court." Mark Regev also said on CNN that Israel is "ready for for a period of sustained peace and security ...


Why Tensions Are Climbing Between Israel and the US - Wall Street Journal Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:46:07 GMT

Wall Street Journal

Why Tensions Are Climbing Between Israel and the US
Wall Street Journal
U.S.-Israeli relations were surviving a summer of strains pretty well, until now. Stress fractures have suddenly appeared, and things figure to get worse before they get better. WSJ Washington bureau chief Jerry Seib joins Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero ...


Israel Strikes Fuel Tanks at Gaza's Only Power Plant - NBCNews.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:17:33 GMT

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Israel Strikes Fuel Tanks at Gaza's Only Power Plant
NBCNews.com
The attack came hours after Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned in a televised speech of a "prolonged" campaign in Gaza against Hamas. Israel carried out more than 70 strikes overnight - one of the biggest bombardments in the nearly ...