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4 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post
It is surely now time for the United States and the EU to unequivocally support the forces of democracy against the forces of evil.
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8 hrs ago | The Times of Israel
The siren on Saturday evening caught 'Azza 'Alan and her family preparing for Iftar, the traditional meal breaking the fast of Ramadan.
9 hrs ago | SavannahNow
Traffic streaks by the supermoon as it rises behind the Memorial Bridge in Washington, Saturday.
When we look at the world today, we see a world on fire. When we look at the Muslim ummah, we see an ummah on fire.
The United Nations Security Council has called for a ceasefire in hostilities as Western ministers make plans to discuss the conflict at Iran talks.
Derek Stoffel is a Middle East correspondent for CBC News. He has covered the Arab Spring uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya, reported from Syria during the ongoing civil war and covered the Israeli and Palestinian conflict.
Hamas launched dozens of rockets at Israel over the Sabbath, striking the Judea region south of Jerusalem for the first time - but in areas under Palestinian Authority control.
Israel rushed an eighth missile interceptor battery into service on Saturday to counter stronger-than-expected rocket fire from Gaza as the military pounded positions in the Palestinian enclave for a fifth day, killing 15 people, medics said.
Sirens heard as far south as Dead Sea area and in West Bank; earlier, two rockets intercepted over Shfela area in central Israel after sirens blare in region.
The world is focused on Israel's offensive against Palestinians in Gaza, with escalating air strikes and a massing of infantry units along the border for a threatened invasion in the wake of the discovery of the bodies of three teenaged settlers.
Hamas would like to draw Israel into a ground incursion where it would fight the IDF from highly sophisticated Vietcong-inspired underground network, knowing Jerusalem does not intent to topple the Gaza regime leaving a power vacuum.
Israelis are resilient in the face of rocket attacks, even tragic acts of violence.
Updated: Sun Jul 13, 2014 01:20 pm
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