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But that's only half the story. More significant is the consternation of America's Arab partners, starting with the president of the Palestinian Authority.
Palestinian protesters run for cover from tear gas during clashes with Israeli soldiers after a demonstration in the West Bank village of Bilin on July 31 in support of Palestinians from the Gaza Strip.
Nearly a month into Israel's fierce assault on Hamas in Gaza, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is facing mounting domestic pressure to seek war crimes charges against Israel at the International Criminal Court.
Two Conservative MPs have written to the Government expressing their concern over the situation in Gaza as a veteran Liberal Democrat called on the Prime Minister to recall Parliament.
The change follows criticism that the backlogged system lets immigrants stay in the country for years while waiting for their cases to be heard.
An Israeli soldier carries a shell as troops prepare ammunitions along the border between Israel and the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip on Wednesday.
For Ismail Qeshta not a day passes by without being informed of the Palestinian struggle and thec death of people he knows personally.-TIMES OF OMAN Muscat: More than 1,300 Palestinians have been killed since the most recent round of fighting between the Israeli Defence Forces and Hamas began on July 8 and every day that passes, Ismail Qeshta prays ... (more)
Despite Israeli casualties and world criticism, a near-consensus in Israel supports the government's conduct of the Gaza war, views Hamas as the aggressor and considers outsiders' moralizing as hypocritical, ignorant or both.
Palestinian displaced people play basketball in the courtyard of a U.N. school at Jebaliya refugee camp, in the northern Gaza Strip, Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
Israeli tank shells on Wednesday struck a crowded United Nations school used by Gazans seeking refuge from fighting, officials said.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sitting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas before a meeting in Ramallah, West Bank, July 19, 2013.
President Barack Obama falls short of majority approval for his handling of two of the world's prime hotspots in a new ABC News/ Washington Post poll, with an especially weak rating for his work on the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.
Palestinians gather outside a classroom at the Abu Hussein U.N. school in Jebaliya refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip, hit by an Israeli strike earlier, on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.
It's amazing how much of the discussion of the Gaza war is based on the supposition that it is still 1979.
Democrats and Republicans in Congress vowed urgent support Tuesday for a $225 million missile defense package for Israel, boosting the likelihood that legislation will clear Congress before lawmakers begin a monthlong vacation at week's end.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 05:47 am
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