June 19, 2018
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Salem-News.com (Jul-25-2014 05:28)
US Urges Ceasefire Between Israelis and Palestinians as Death Toll Climbs Over 800Salem-News.com Staff
The urgency was spurred on Thursday by the killing of 15 people as they sheltered at a U.N. run school in the northern Gaza Strip, which local officials blamed on Israeli shelling.
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry pressed regional leaders to nail down a Gaza ceasefire on Friday as the civilian death toll soared, and further violence loomed between Israelis and Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem.
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-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.
Salem-News.com (Jul-02-2014 14:11)
US; World Leaders Voice Outraged over Palestinian Teens MurderSalem-News.com Staff
Israeli leaders also condemned the killing, pledging a full investigation.
The U.S. and United Nations have condemned the abduction and murder of a Palestinian teenager in Israel, which sparked fierce clashes in East Jerusalem.