Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon

Smoke rises following an Israeli strike in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip on Aug. 3, 2014. (credit: MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images)

UN Secretary-General Calls Deadly Attack At UN School In Gaza A ‘Criminal Act’

An Israeli airstrike killed a militant leader in the Gaza Strip on Monday, just hours ahead of an expected seven-hour truce announced by Israel that was meant to open a “humanitarian window” for aid.

08/04/2014

President Barack Obama shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., March 3, 2014. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Calls Netanyahu To Express Concern Over Mounting Palestinian Casualties As Death Toll Tops 1,000

The Israeli military says it has carried out three airstrikes on Gaza, targeting Hamas rocket launchers and infrastructure in the strip.

07/28/2014

U.N. inspectors say there is "clear and convincing evidence" that chemical weapons were used on a relatively large scale in an attack last month in Syria that killed hundreds of people. (LOUAI BESHARA/AFP/Getty Images)

UN: ‘Clear And Convincing Evidence’ Of Syria Chemical Attacks

U.N. inspectors say there is “clear and convincing evidence” that chemical weapons were used on a relatively large scale in an attack last month in Syria that killed hundreds of people.

09/16/2013

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,655 other followers