Palestinians

The United States expects Turkey to step up in the fight against the Islamic State group now that Turkey has secured the release of 49 hostages held by the militants, Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday.  (credit: ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry, Aides Undergo Metal Detector Screening Before Meeting With Egyptian President

Secretary of State John Kerry defied a Federal Aviation Administration ban and flew into Israel’s main airport Wednesday in a sign of sheer will to achieve a cease-fire agreement in the warring Gaza Strip despite little evidence of progress in ongoing negotiations aimed at halting fighting that’s left at least 31 Israelis and 650 Palestinians dead.

07/23/2014

An Israeli Merkava tank rolls near the Israeli-Gaza Strip border, on July 21, 2014. (credit: JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Israeli Defense Minister Pledges To Keep Fighting Hamas ‘As Long As Necessary’

The top Hamas leader in the Gaza Strip signaled Monday that the Islamic militant group will not agree to an unconditional cease-fire with Israel, while Israel’s defense minister pledged to keep fighting “as long as necessary” – raising new doubt about the highest-level mediation mission in two weeks.

07/21/2014

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Deaths Mount in Gaza

Gaza health officials now say 435 Palestinians have been killed in the 13-day-old conflict with Israel, and about 3,000 wounded.

07/20/2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is reportedly urging U.S. lawmakers to protect his country from Palestinian claims that Israel engaged in “war crimes” during recent Gaza fighting that left nearly 1,900 Palestinians dead. (credit: GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)

Netanyahu: Israel Will Use ‘Any Means Necessary’ To Stop Hamas

Israel’s military said it downed a drone along its southern coastline on Monday, the first time it encountered such a weapon since its campaign against the Gaza Strip militants began last week.

07/14/2014

Israeli soldiers stand on Merkava tanks in an army deployment area near Israel's border with the Gaza Strip on July 9, 2014. (credit: JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Israeli Army Spokesman: Hamas ‘Holding Us Hostage With Its Rockets’

The Israeli army on Wednesday intensified its offensive on the Hamas-run Gaza Strip, striking Hamas sites and killing at least 8 people on the second day of a military operation it says is aimed at quenching rocket fire against Israel.

07/09/2014

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech during a graduation ceremony of Israeli pilots at the Hatzerim base in the Negev desert, near the southern Israeli city of Beersheva, on June 26, 2014. (credit: JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Netanyahu: Time To ‘Take Off The Gloves’ In Fight Against Hamas

The Israeli military launched what could be a long-term offensive against the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday striking about 150 targets in the Gaza Strip, according to Israeli Defense Forces (IDF).

07/08/2014

The White House’s Deputy National Security Advisor, Ben Rhodes, said that the Obama administration believes that while Israel “has a right to defend itself,” the country “can do more” to avoid civilian casualties.  (credit: Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images)

Israeli Military Strikes At Least 50 Sites In Gaza Strip, Mobilize Troops For Possible Ground Invasion

Israel launched what could be a long-term offensive against the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday, the military said, striking at least 50 sites in Gaza by air and sea and mobilizing troops for a possible ground invasion in order to quell rocket attacks on Israel.

07/08/2014

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech during a graduation ceremony of Israeli pilots at the Hatzerim base in the Negev desert, near the southern Israeli city of Beersheva, on June 26, 2014. (credit: JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Hamas: ‘The Gates Of Hell Will Open On’ Netanyahu If He Launches War On Gaza

The Israeli military found the bodies of three missing teenagers on Monday, just over two weeks after they were abducted in the West Bank, allegedly by Hamas militants.

07/01/2014

The U.S. is citing its years of fighting in Iraq as a reason for considering new military action to battle a growing insurgency there but not in neighboring Syria's civil war.  (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Kerry: Mideast Peace Process On ‘Pause’

Secretary of State John Kerry says the Mideast peace process is on “pause” after Palestinian authorities created a unity government with the terrorist group Hamas.

05/01/2014

Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States will begin a $5 billion "terrorism partnership fund" to help other countries push back against radical extremists. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Kerry: I Have Never Stated That Israel Is An Apartheid State

Secretary of State John Kerry reportedly issued a warning that Israel could become “an apartheid state” if a two-state solution is not reached with the Palestinians.

04/28/2014

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