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Rockets Fired into Israel

If a rocket were shot from Canada and landed in Minnesota, the American people and most of the world would be talking about it. When a rocket leaves the Gaza Strip and hits Israeli land, the international community is silent. That’s life in Israel and it’s making Prime Minister Benjamin
Palestinian negotiators agree to another 72-hour ceasefire

Earlier today, Palestinian negotiators said that they have agreed to an Egyptian proposal for a new 72-hour truce with Israel, thus opening the door to a possible resumption of negotiations for a more long-term ceasefire agreement in the Gaza Strip. Over the weekend, Israel has walked away from cease-fire talks
Ceasefire in Gaza ends with no progress made in Cairo negotiations

The recent 72-hour ceasefire between Israel and Hamas was allegedly broken shortly before it was scheduled to come to a close when, according to the Israeli military, militants from the Gaza Strip launched two rockets at Israel. After the truce officially ended, the militants began firing more rockets over the
Israel and Hamas have agreed to an unconditional ceasefire

Both the United Nations and the United States have announced that an unconditional 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire in the Gaza Strip has been agreed upon by all parties. In a joint statement, United States Secretary of State John Kerry and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced that Hamas and Israel
Hamas continues to hide weapons in UN schools

The last two nights have seen the most intense bombardments of the Gaza Strip since the offensive began three weeks ago. Palestinian health officials located in Gaza reported early on Wednesday that at least 15 people were killed when a United Nations school was bombed by the Israeli military. At
Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 12-hour cease-fire

A humanitarian cease-fire lasting 12 hours could begin in Gaza on Saturday, as Hamas says it has agreed to a temporary peace and Israeli media are reporting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has also approved the plan. The truce would allow Palestinian civilians to get food and aid where it’s needed,
Israel's Ground Offensive in the Gaza Strip

Israeli military forces are pressing ahead with the country’s ground offensive in the Gaza Strip where Palestinian militants have been continuously firing rockets deep in to the heart of Israel. Palestinian officials have claimed that at least 65 Palestinians, some of whom were children, have been killed since Israel sent