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Aug 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – An Israeli air strike killed three senior Hamas commanders in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, a clear sign of its intention to hit the group’s armed leadership days after a ceasefire failed. Hamas, which dominates Gaza, named the men as Mohammed Abu Shammala, Raed al-Attar and Mohammed Barhoum, the three highest-ranking casualties it ...

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Aug 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

RAMALLAH West Bank (Reuters) - A top Hamas official said members of his militant group kidnapped three Israeli teenagers whose deaths in June provoked a spiral of violence that led to the war in Gaza, the first acknowledgement of the movement's involvement. Hamas, which controls Gaza, has up to now refused to confirm or deny Israeli ...

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Aug 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Aug 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Statement by PM Netanyahu - 20/8/2014

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Aug 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

August 19, 2014: Smoke and dust rise after an Israeli strike hits Gaza City in the northern Gaza Strip. (AP Photo/Adel Hana) Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Hamas' military chief is believed to have been killed in an airstrike in Gaza early Wednesday, Israeli intelligence sources tell Fox News. Israeli officials said Wednesday the country's military targeted Mohammed ...

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Aug 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Rocket launched from the Gaza Strip at Israel (Photo: Avi Rokach) Excerpted from YNET NEWS: A heavy barrage of rockets was fired at Israel on Tuesday night, ar around 10:40pm. Loud explosions were heard in the Tel Aviv metropolitan area, while Code Red sirens blared throughout southern and central Israel. Hamas said it fired 40 rockets at ...

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Aug 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: When President Obama announced last year the easing of U.S. sanctions on Iran in return for concessions on its nuclear program, he cautiously hailed the deal as a “real opportunity to achieve a comprehensive, peaceful settlement” with Tehran. But while both countries work overtime on thorny nuclear issues, fresh evidence suggests ...

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Aug 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: The State Department defended missile sales to Turkey just hours after news emerged that Ankara is hosting and abetting a senior Hamas operative who planned to violently overthrow the Palestinian government in the West Bank and wage war on Israel. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf defended the transfer of Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air ...

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Aug 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: The United States Postal Service (USPS) is apologizing to customers in several states who were reportedly denied delivery of their mail to Israel, according to a USPS spokesman. The USPS has faced criticism in recent days from human rights groups after reports from several states emerged that customers were told that mail ...

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Aug 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

WASHINGTON - The US administration has halted a shipment of Hellfire aerial anti-armor missiles to Israel, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing government sources. While the Israeli and American militaries worked well together, the paper describes a long line of diplomatic battles between the Obama administration and the Israeli government led by Prime Minister ...

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Aug 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

JERUSALEM — White House and State Department officials who were leading U.S. efforts to rein in Israel's military campaign in the Gaza Strip were caught off guard last month when they learned that the Israeli military had been quietly securing supplies of ammunition from the Pentagon without their approval. Since then the Obama administration has tightened ...

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Aug 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Israeli authorities told Fox News that three rockets were fired at southern Israel Wednesday night, two hours before the end of a temporary cease-fire. Two of the rockets hit open land and a third was intercepted by Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system. No damage or injuries were reported. The latest 72-hour cease-fire ...

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Aug 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from Israel Hayom: Hezbollah Deputy Secretary-General Sheikh Naim Qassem said Tuesday that Israel's Operation Protective Edge in the Gaza Strip was ineffective and barely put a dent in Hamas' tunnel infrastructure. Speaking on Hezbollah-run television station Al-Manar, Qassem said, "The Israeli prime minister was proud of destroying more than 30 tunnels, but in Gaza, there ...

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Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from TIMES OF ISRAEL: Hamas executed dozens of diggers responsible for its extensive tunnel system in past weeks, fearing the workers would reveal the site locations to Israel, a report on the Mako website’s army blog said. There was no independent confirmation of the report (link here in Hebrew). The tunnelers, many of whom constructed the ...

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Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Crowds hang-out at the International Cottages in Balboa Park on a Sunday. There are 19 International Cottages, although there are 33 members of the House of Pacific Relations, the umbrella organization for the International Cottages. Photo: Sandy Huffaker Excerpted from UT SAN DIEGO: Glass doors were shattered by rocks at a cottage that showcases Israeli history ...

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Aug 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Aug 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Aug 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Aug 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via THE BLAZE: UPDATE: Hamas has violated the cease-fire deal between the terrorist group and Israel, according to the Israeli Defense Forces. IDF said on Twitter that Hamas fired two rockets at southern Israel on Thursday. Moments ago, 2 rockets fired from Gaza hit southern Israel. Terrorists have violated the cease-fire.— IDF (@IDFSpokesperson) August 8, 2014 GAZA ...

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Aug 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

JERUSALEM — Foreign correspondents emerging from the Gaza Strip since a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas went into effect two days ago are confirming Israel’s claims that Hamas was firing rockets during the month-long confrontation from residential areas and near UN facilities. Israel says that its attempts to hit these launch sites is the principal reason ...

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Aug 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Aug 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Aug. 7, 2014: Palestinian Hamas supporters gather for a rally in Gaza City, Gaza Strip. Thursday's rally drew several thousand supporters and a senior Hamas official has told supporters at the rally that the war with Israel won't be over until the group's political demands are met.AP GAZA CITY, Gaza City – A senior Hamas ...

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Aug 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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