2014 Gaza War

2014 Gaza War News

Hamas' Gaza City commander killed in Israeli airstrike; 53 Palestinians, six Israelis dead so far
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Hamas' Gaza City commander killed in Israeli airstrike; 53 Palestinians, six Israelis dead so far

Besides the Hamas commander in charge of Gaza City, the airstrikes killed several other senior militants involved in rocket production

At UN, Pakistan's Maleeha Lodhi shows Gaza war victim's photo as face of Indian atrocities; draws flak
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At UN, Pakistan's Maleeha Lodhi shows Gaza war victim's photo as face of Indian atrocities; draws flak

Pakistan received flak on Sunday after its UN envoy Maleeha Lodhi showed a 2014 Gaza war victim's photograph as a "pellet gun injured women from Kashmir" at the UNGA

Kerry's uphill climb: US efforts for Israel-Palestine peace crash and burn in 2014
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Kerry's uphill climb: US efforts for Israel-Palestine peace crash and burn in 2014

Given decades of US failure to broker a final peace, expectations were high that Kerry would bring a new approach. Now, critics wonder why he bothered at all.

Synagogue massacre: Israel demolishes home of Palestinian attacker
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Synagogue massacre: Israel demolishes home of Palestinian attacker

The attack was the deadliest in Jerusalem since 2008 and sharply escalated already high tensions after weeks of religious violence.

Pope Francis condemns 'unacceptable' attack on Jerusalem synagogue
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Pope Francis condemns 'unacceptable' attack on Jerusalem synagogue

Francis, who hosted the Israeli and Palestinian presidents for a daylong peace prayer in the Vatican gardens last summer, said he was praying for all victims.

Jerusalem mourns as Israel vows harsh response to synagogue attack
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Jerusalem mourns as Israel vows harsh response to synagogue attack

In response, the Israeli military said it had demolished the east Jerusalem home of a Palestinian involved in the October attack on a Jerusalem train stop.

Photos: Brutal attack on synagogue leaves Jerusalem haunted with fear
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Photos: Brutal attack on synagogue leaves Jerusalem haunted with fear

Israel vowed harsh retaliation for a Palestinian attack that killed five people at a synagogue in Jerusalem — an assault that sharply escalated tensions after weeks of religious violence.

Israel all set to ease gun controls after Jerusalem synagogue attack
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Israel all set to ease gun controls after Jerusalem synagogue attack

In Tuesday's attack, two Palestinians from east Jerusalem burst into a synagogue during morning prayer and attack worshippers with meat cleavers and a gun.