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Pope Warns Mideast Conflict Could Spread

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Pope Benedict on Wednesday urged Israeli and Palestinian leaders to make “courageous decisions” to end the Gaza conflict, saying it risked spilling over into the rest of the Middle East.Read More


As Bombs Fly, Pushing for Three-Day Ceasefire

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Hillary Clinton worked to win a proposed three-day Gaza truce. But Israel and Hamas were still split on terms of the potential ceasefire agreement.Read More


Terror Bus Bomb in Tel Aviv Wounds 15

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A bomb exploded on a bus in central Tel Aviv, wounding at least 15 Israelis. The terrorist attack could complicate efforts to secure a ceasefire in Gaza.Read More


Weeks After Sandy, True Toll Coming to Light

By JTA

Kenny Vance’s multimillion-dollar beach house has stood proudly on the Long Island shore and weathered all manner of storms since 1916. Then came Sandy.Read More


Two More Israelis Killed by Gaza Rockets

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An Israeli soldier and a civilian died when rockets exploded near the Gaza frontier, police and the army said.Read More


Warren Rudman, Budget Hawk, Dies at 82

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Former U.S. Senator Warren Rudman, a moderate New Hampshire Republican known for a budget deal that helped slash government deficits in the 1990s, died on Monday at age 82, state officials said.Read More


3 Palestinian Journalists Killed in Airstrike

By Reuters

Two cameramen working for al-Aqsa TV and an educational programming director for the al-Quds channel, both affiliated with Gaza’s Hamas government, were killed by Israeli air strikes on their cars on Tuesday.Read More


Elusive Hamas Bombmaker Declares Win Over Israel

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The shadowy commander of the Hamas armed wing in Gaza, who has topped Israel’s most-wanted list for about 20 years, told the Islamist militia on Tuesday they were winning the battle against Israeli forces and should fight on.Read More


Armsmaker Struggles To Keep Up With Iron Dome Demand

By Reuters

Israel sees its Iron Dome anti-rocket system as a noted success of its Gaza assault. The only problem is keeping up with demand for the interceptor missiles, their makers said on Tuesday.Read More


Clinton Promises To Work for Gaza Truce

By Reuters

Hamas backed away from claims a ceasefire in the Gaza conflict was imminent. Hillary Clinton arrived in Jerusalem for talks with Israeli leaders.Read More





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