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Israel's prime minister has declared victory in the Gaza war against Hamas, saying a cease-fire deal gave nothing to the Islamic militant group.
Palestinian men walk in a street of Gaza City's Shejaiya neighborhood in early morning dense fog among the ruins of their neighbourhood on Aug. 27, 2014.
Palestinians wait hoping to be given the permission to cross into Egypt at the Rafah crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip in Rafah on Wednesday.
An indefinite cease-fire went into effect Tuesday evening between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip.
Clashes erupted late Monday between Israeli soldiers and Palestinians in Wad al-Juz, Silwan and Jerusalem.
Secretary of State John Kerry released a statement on Tuesday offering strong support for a cease-fire agreement reached between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.
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Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Egyptian President Abdel-Fatteh El-Sisi were able to bring Hamas leaders in the Gaza Strip to accept an unlimited ceasefire in hostilities in effect from 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, based on the 2012 deal.
Aaron Sofer , has been missing since Friday when he went on a hike with a friend in the Jerusalem Forest.
Israel bombed two Gaza City high-rises with dozens of homes and shops Tuesday, collapsing one building and severely damaging the other in a further escalation of seven weeks of cross-border fighting with Hamas.
A Jewish family driving through a Palestinian village in the West Bank on Saturday night was pelted with rocks by the residents of the village.
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge hit its high water mark this summer, dousing millions of Americans and raising millions of dollars for medical research.
Teheran will "accelerate" arming Palestinians in retaliation for Israel deploying a spy drone over Iran, which was shot down, a military commander said on Monday.
Twelve Palestinians were killed on Monday as Israel launched airstrikes across the Gaza Strip, medics said.
Note by Juan Cole: In the early 1950s, under the influence of Rep. Joseph McCarthy , a national witch hunt was conducted for leftists.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 12:45 am
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