Israel Ambassador: White House Does ‘Not Know The Facts’ About Deadly Shelling Near UN School In Gaza
A cease-fire between Israel and Hamas meant to last at least three days and end nearly a month of fighting went into effect in the Gaza Strip Tuesday.
Hamas’ political leader, Khaled Meshaal, compared the Palestinian resistance to Israeli occupation in Gaza to that of the American Revolution against the British, and French resistance to the Nazis.
Expert: 3,000 Members Of Hamas’ Elite Fighting Forces Prepared To Carry Out Suicide Attacks Against Israelis
A three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip went into effect Friday following heavy Israel-Hamas fighting that killed 17 Palestinians and five Israeli soldiers, but was almost immediately marred by reports of rockets from Gaza and the deaths of four Palestinians from alleged Israeli tank fire.
Humanitarian cease-fire begins Friday; organizers hope it will lead to peace talks.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the military will dismantle the Hamas tunnel network in the Gaza Strip “with or without a ceasefire.”
Amid calls for a cease-fire in in the Gaza Strip, more than twice as many Americans say that Hamas (40 percent) is responsible for the current violence in comparison to just 19 percent who blame Israel.
The Israel-Hamas conflict in Gaza has caused a growing divide between the two communities in some European countries, with violence and vandalism erupting throughout the region. Protests so far in the United States over the conflict have been peaceful, but experts explain that synagogues and mosques could be targeted here amid the growing conflict.
The temporary lull in the fighting follows a “Day of Rage” across the Palestinian territories.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ridiculed Israel’s ground invasion of Gaza, accusing the Israeli government of “barbarism that surpasses Hitler.”
Says U.S. will continue to closely monitor the situation.