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Israel Places New Limitations on Cargo Crossing Into Gaza

JERUSALEM — Israel placed new restrictions on its only cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in response to continued Hamas hostilities, even after it agreed to a cease-fire ending 24 hours of intense fighting. Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman sai...
Flags of Israel and Palestine spattered with blood

Will the Gaza Events Further Polarize the Middle East?

By moving the U.S. embassy from Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem, the United States has added complexity to a situation that was already chaotic. Washington’s move will not change the reality on the ground, as 62 Palestinians have been killed over the last few days. G...
Palestinian medics evacuate victims

At Least 55 Killed in Gaza as US Embassy Opens in Jerusalem

By FARES AKRAM and ILAN BEN ZION Associated Press GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli soldiers shot and killed at least 55 Palestinians shot and wounded more than 1,200 during mass protests along the Gaza border Monday. It was the deadliest day there since a...