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This is Wiltshire
Gaza charity night exceeds all hopes
WHEN the Gaza Girl Group organised a fundraiser for the Middle East conflict's victims they never expected to raise enough to pay for three ambulances.
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KPLC-TV Lake Charles
Israel hits symbols of Hamas power in Gaza war
Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
International Business Times
Row Erupts Over Wrong Photo of Kiwi Soldier Killed in Gaza
A row is brewing over the wrong use of photo that carried news report of young sergeant Guy Boyland of Kiwi origin, killed in Gaza.
John Kerry and White House fire back at scathing criticism of failed U.S. ceasefire plan
The Obama administration pushed back strongly Monday at a torrent of Israeli criticism over Secretary of State John Kerry's latest bid to secure a ceasefire with Hamas, accusing some in Israel of launching a "misinformation campaign" against the top American diplomat.
The Times of Israel
Day 22: Five soldiers killed, four of them in mortar attack; IDF bombards Gaza
An injured Israeli soldier is evacuated by helicopter from the area close to the Israeli border with the Gaza Strip, July 28, 2014.
Muslims mark end of Ramadan with Eid celebrations
Millions of Muslims across the world celebrated the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday Monday, which marks the end of the monthlong fast of Ramadan.
10 Things to Know for Today
A Palestinian girl poses while playing during the first day of Eid al-Fitr in a United Nations school where dozens of families have sought refuge after fleeing their homes in fear of Israeli airstrikes, in the Jabaliya refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip, Monday, July 28, 2014.
Israeli strikes on Gaza, rocket fire, break lull
After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records... After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health ... (more)
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Wall Street Journal
U.S. Push for Gaza Truce Yields Little
After six days of exhaustive meetings and stops in Cairo, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Ramallah and Paris, Secretary of State John Kerry came home Sunday with only a few fitful hours of peace in Gaza that proved fleeting.
10 Things to Know for Monday
A Palestinian shows his pet bird which he managed to catch amid the rubble of houses destroyed by Israeli strikes in Beit Hanoun, northern Gaza Strip, Sunday, July 27, 2014.
Gaza War rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges
Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite each side offering different truces to temporarily halt nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday.
The Baltimore Sun
Destroy Hamas? Something worse would follow: Pentagon intel chief
A top Pentagon intelligence official warned on Saturday that the destruction of Hamas would only lead to something more dangerous taking its place, as he offered a grim portrait of a period of enduring regional conflict.
Rockets fired from Gaza despite Israel cease-fire announcement
Diplomatic officials say IDF will act against any violation of the truce that is set to end midnight Sunday; rocket lands in open area of metropolitan Tel Aviv; interceptions over Ashdod, Ashkelon areas.
Israel resumes offensive after Gaza rocket fire
Fire crews were battling two fast-moving wildfires in California that threatened many homes and forced hundreds of evacuations, officials said.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
The Jewish Journal
Hundreds ignore ban in Paris to protest Israeli offensive in Gaza
Protesters throw projectiles in Place de la Republique during a banned demonstration in support of Gaza in central Paris, July 26, 2014.
Muslims pray in Gaza church as bombs fall ahead of Eid : July 26, 2014,
For Gaza resident Mahmud Khalaf, it was a bizarre new experience, prostrating himself for his daily Muslim prayers beneath the gaze of an icon of Jesus Christ.
The Washington Post
Depth of Gaza devastation becomes clear after cease-fire
With safe passage promised by a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire, residents of the areas hardest hit in Gaza fighting returned to their homes on Saturday.
Israel agrees to extend Gaza war truce by 4 hours
Israel agreed Saturday to extend a 12-hour humanitarian truce in the Gaza war by four hours, a Cabinet minister said.
Diplomats call for extension of Gaza cease-fire
Foreign Ministers from seven nations are calling for an extension of the 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire in the Gaza Strip.
Entire family killed in Gaza prior to ceasefire, death toll reaches 905
Rescue workers find the body of a member of al-Najar family, after removing it from under the rubble of their home following an Israeli air strike on Khan Yunis in the southern of Gaza strip , on July 26, 2014.