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Salem-News.com (Jul-24-2014 20:10)
Violence Spills Over to West Bank; Death Toll Nears 800Salem-News.com Staff
Israeli troops have killed two other Palestinians this week in smaller confrontations in the West Bank, territory Israel captured along with Gaza in a 1967 war.
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Israeli soldiers shot and killed three Palestinian protesters and wounded about 100 on Thursday in confrontations with several thousand people demonstrating in the occupied West Bank against a 17-day-old Israeli offensive in Gaza, Palestinian medical officials said.
Salem-News.com (Jul-23-2014 05:46)
Israel Continues to Pound Gaza Strip as Kerry ArrivesSalem-News.com
The mounting civilian casualties have driven international efforts to halt the third major round of violence between Israel and Gaza since 2009.
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Israel doesn’t plan to stop its Gaza Strip offensive as long as the Palestinian territory’s Hamas rulers continue to pose a threat, Justice Minister Tzipi Livni said, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Israel in pursuit of an elusive truce deal.
Salem-News.com (Jul-21-2014 23:40)
US and UN Seek Peace as Gaza Death Toll Hits 500Salem-News.com Staff
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Cairo to try to secure an end to hostilities, a day after he was caught by an open microphone saying sarcastically that the Israeli assault was "a hell of a pinpoint operation".
The United States, alarmed by escalating civilian bloodshed in an Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip, took a direct role in efforts to secure a ceasefire on Monday, as the Palestinian death toll jumped to more than 500.
Salem-News.com (Jul-20-2014 15:57)
Hamas Captures Israeli Soldier; Death Toll Continues to ClimbSalem-News.com Staff
The Shifa hospital director, Naser Tattar, said 17 children, 14 women and four elderly were among 62 Palestinians killed, and about 400 people were wounded in the Israeli assault.
Hamas's armed wing said on Sunday it had captured an Israeli soldier, as fighting in Gaza led to the bloodiest losses in a nearly two-week military offensive, with some 100 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers killed.
Salem-News.com (Jul-19-2014 07:41)
300 Killed in Gaza as Israeli Tanks Dig InSalem-News.com Staff
Egypt has no plans to revise its ceasefire proposal, which Hamas has rejected, Cairo's foreign minister said on Saturday.
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Israeli tanks and bulldozers dug in across a mile-wide strip of Gaza's eastern frontier on Saturday, and Palestinian officials said military strikes had killed more than 300 people, most of them civilians.
Salem-News.com (Jul-17-2014 23:14)
Deadly Fighting in Gaza Continues as Death Toll RisesSalem-News.com Staff
Fawzi Barhoum said, "the resistance will confront the Israeli ground invasion and will defend the people of Gaza."
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Deadly clashes broke out after Israeli tanks drove into Gaza and launched a ground operation that escalates the conflict with Hamas.
Salem-News.com (Jul-17-2014 13:20)
Israeli Ground Forces Moving into Gaza StripSalem-News.com Staff
Prior to the commencement of the ground invasion, the IDF launched a massive wave of combined air and artillery strikes on Thursday night.
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Israeli Defense ground forces began to move into the Gaza Strip on Thursday evening, the prime minister's office confirmed.
Salem-News.com (Jul-15-2014 08:27)
Israel, Hamas Keep Fighting as Ceasefire Agreement Falls ApartSalem-News.com Staff
In overnight attacks, Israel said it had bombed 25 sites in Gaza.
The Israeli military says it has resumed airstrikes on Gaza after Hamas militants violated a de-escalation brokered by Egypt.
Salem-News.com (Jul-15-2014 00:50)
Israel Agrees to Ceasefire; Hamas Quickly Rejects ItSalem-News.com Staff
The security cabinet also decided to launch an international campaign aimed at dismantling Hamas' rocket stockpiles, and closing the tunnels inside Gaza.
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The Israeli Security Cabinet on Tuesday morning has accepted the Egyptian proposal for a ceasefire that, from Israel's perspective, went into effect at 9:00 a.m.
Salem-News.com (Jul-10-2014 06:52)
U.S., Israel Trying to Ward Off UN Condemnation of Gaza Air StrikesSalem-News.com
Secretary of State John Kerry said that the U.S. is trying to stem the surging violence in Israel and Gaza.
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Jerusalem and Washington are trying to prevent the UN Security Council from condemning Israel’s air offensive in the Gaza Strip, in which dozens of Palestinian civilians have been killed, Israeli diplomats said Thursday. The Security Council is due to meet at 9:00 a.m. EST time to discuss the fighting between Israel and Hamas.