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Palestinian onlookers and motorists pause to inspect an Israeli army bomb laying unexploded on the road that links northern and southern Gaza, in Deir al-Balah, in the central Gaza Strip, after at least eight people, including three children, where killed overnight, on Aug. 1, 2014. (credit: MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

08/01/2014

Smoke rises after a building is hit by an Israeli air strike in the southern Gaza Strip. (SAID KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S., U.N. Announce Deal On 12-Hour Gaza Cease-Fire

Humanitarian cease-fire begins Friday; organizers hope it will lead to peace talks.

07/31/2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (credit: GIL COHEN MAGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Netanyahu: ‘We Are Determined To Complete This Mission With Or Without A Ceasefire’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the military will dismantle the Hamas tunnel network in the Gaza Strip “with or without a ceasefire.”

07/31/2014

The U.S. Treasury Department has blacklisted two North Korean shipping companies that operated a ship seized by Panama last year for carrying undeclared military equipment from Cuba.  (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

US Blacklists NKorean Shipping Companies Carrying Undeclared Military Equipment

The U.S. Treasury Department has blacklisted two North Korean shipping companies that operated a ship seized by Panama last year for carrying undeclared military equipment from Cuba.

07/30/2014

A general view shows the collapsed minaret of a destroyed mosque in Gaza City, on July 30 2014 after it was hit in an overnight Israeli strike. (credit: MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Condemns Deadly Shelling Of UN School In Gaza

Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U.N. school sheltering Gaza war refugees Wednesday, killing 15 Palestinians and wounding 90 after tearing through two classroom walls, a health official and a spokesman for a U.N. aid agency said.

07/30/2014

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., on 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

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ridiculed Israel’s ground invasion of Gaza, accusing the Israeli government of “barbarism that surpasses Hitler.” (Photo credit should read Martijn Beekman/AFP/Getty Images)

Turkish Prime Minister: Israel Has ‘Surpassed What Hitler Did To Them’

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ridiculed Israel’s ground invasion of Gaza, accusing the Israeli government of “barbarism that surpasses Hitler.”

07/25/2014

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)

WH National Security Adviser: Israel Must Do More To Avoid Civilian Casualties

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.

07/24/2014

The United Nations Security Council is expected to adopt a binding resolution this week that would require nations to bar their citizens from traveling abroad to join terrorism organizations, part of a U.S.-led effort to galvanize the international community against what Obama administration officials call an "unprecedented" threat from extremists flocking to Syria and Iraq.  (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

U.S. Can’t Rule Out Russian Role In Downing Of Plane

U.S. Ambassador to U.N. says plane was likely shot down by Russian SA-11 missile.

07/18/2014

Pages from the diary of German Nazi ideologue Alfred Rosenberg are displayed at the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington on Dec. 17, 2013. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Holocaust Museum Opens U.N. Archive on WWII War Crimes

The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington has obtained a full copy of the U.N. War Crimes Commission archive that has largely been locked away for the past 70 years under restricted access at the United Nations.

07/17/2014

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