Tag: 2014 Gaza war

Israeli soldiers search for tunnels in fields as they continue to look for three missing Israeli teens, feared abducted in the West Bank on June 12, in Haska valley between the village of Halhul and the West Bank city of Hebron, Sunday, June 22, 2014. Israeli troops shot dead a mentally ill Palestinian who approached them in a West Bank refugee camp Sunday, the army said, while another Palestinian was killed in violent confrontations in the city of Ramallah. Sunday’s deaths brought to four the number of Palestinians killed since Israel launched its most extensive military operation in the West Bank in years in response to the abduction of three Israeli teens. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

Watch: IDF Destroys Gaza Terror Tunnels

The Israeli military on Sunday announced that it destroyed two attack tunnels, one that entered Israeli territory and another inside the central Gaza Strip, the latest in a series of underground structures have been demolished by Israel in recent months.

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 29: Handcuffs are seen on the hands of a twenty-year old 'Street Villains' gang member who was arrested by Los Angeles Police Department officers from the 77th Street division on April 29, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The 77th Street division patrol the same neighborhood that truck driver Reginald Denny was nearly beaten to death by a group of black assailants at the intersection of Florence and Normandie Avenues. It’s been 20 years since the verdict was handed down in the Rodney King case that sparked infamous Los Angeles riots. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Report: Qatar Brokering Hamas-Israel Prisoner Swap

A senior Hamas official confirmed Wednesday to The Times of Israel that Qatar and Egypt are involved in mediating between his organization and Israel, but stressed that Hamas will not even begin to talk about releasing Israeli civilians it has detained along with the remains of two IDF soldiers unless Israel first releases dozens of Palestinians it is holding.

Israeli Merkava tanks roll near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip as they return from the Hamas-controlled Palestinian coastal enclave on August 5, 2014, after Israel announced that all of its troops had withdrawn from Gaza.

IDF Preps for Future Gaza Conflict

The Gaza Strip and its residents are barreling towards disaster, brought on by crippling unemployment, a nonexistent economy, water and electricity shortages, a growing population and the “Islamic dictatorship” of Hamas, while the IDF is trying — and thus far succeeding — to keep the coastal enclave’s terrorist leaders deterred and contained, a senior IDF officer from the Southern Command said Sunday.

Bernie Sanders’ Jewish Problem

Bernie Sanders will likely in fact pay a price for supporting the linkage of American support for Israel to progress on the peace process, for dramatically overstating Palestinian casualties in the 2014 Gaza War, and for branding Israel’s responses to Palestinian violence as disproportionate.

Clinton Comes Out Against Sanders on Israel’s Use of Force During 2014 War

JERUSALEM – Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton on Sunday expressed support for Israel’s right to defend itself against Palestinian terrorism, setting herself apart from rival Bernie Sanders, who infuriated Jews and Israelis when he wrongly claimed that Israel had probably killed “more than 10,000” Palestinian civilians in the 2014 Gaza war.

Israeli Minister Says Sanders’ Gaza Death Figures ‘Loony’

An Israeli cabinet minister described as “loony” on Thursday an account by Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders of the number of Palestinian civilians killed in the 2014 Gaza war that went well beyond any official assessments. The minister, Zeev Elkin,