ATFP Calls for Immediate Cease-Fire Between Israel and Gaza
Press Release - Contact Information: Ghaith al-Omari - November 18, 2012 - 1:00am

ATFP Calls for Immediate Cease-Fire Between Israel and Gaza


ATFP Calls for Immediate Cease-Fire Between Israel and Gaza
Press Release - Contact Information: Ghaith al-Omari - November 18, 2012 - 1:00am

ATFP Calls for Immediate Cease-Fire Between Israel and Gaza  


Israeli Airstrike Kills Three Generations of a Palestinian Family
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The New York Times
by Jodi Rudoren - November 18, 2012 - 1:00am


GAZA CITY — An Israeli bomb pummeled a home deep into the ground here Sunday afternoon, killing 11 people, including nine in three generations of a single family, in the deadliest single strike since the cross-border conflict between Israel and the militant faction Hamas escalated on Wednesday.


Medics: Israel Strike Kills 11 Civilians in Gaza
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Statesman.com
November 18, 2012 - 1:00am


An Israeli missile has flattened a two-story house in a residential neighborhood of Gaza City, as Palestinian militants in Gaza continue to fire rockets toward Israelis cities. (Nov. 18)


Israel attack on Gaza: Familiar tension, new circumstances
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Los Angeles Times
by Edmund Sanders - November 15, 2012 - 1:00am


JERUSALEM — Israel's surprise air assault on Gaza Strip militants killed the top military commander of Hamas and set the rivals on a familiar course that could end with another major confrontation — but in unpredictable new circumstances created by the "Arab Spring."


Gaza rockets kill 3 Israelis, hit near Tel Aviv
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Associated Press
by Ibrahim Barzak - November 15, 2012 - 1:00am


JERUSALEM —Palestinian militants barraged Israel with nearly 150 rockets on Thursday, killing three people and striking the southern outskirts of Tel Aviv as Israel pressed a punishing campaign of airstrikes on militant targets across the Gaza Strip. As nightfall approached, the fighting showed no signs of slowing, and the rocket attack on the city of Rishon Lezion, by far the deepest target reached by Gaza militants so far, raised the likelihood of an even tougher Israeli response.


Bolder Hamas Tests Alliances in a Shifting Arab World
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The New York Times
by Jodi Rudoren - November 15, 2012 - 1:00am


GAZA CITY — Instead of the wedding drums that typically provide the evening soundtrack in this forlorn coastal strip, the black, still air was pierced by gunshots on Thursday, as citizens fired celebratory rounds after the ruling Hamas faction announced that one of its rockets had hit an Israeli aircraft.


Another Israel-Gaza War?
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The New York Times
(Editorial) November 14, 2012 - 1:00am


No country should have to endure the rocket attacks that Israel has endured from militants in Gaza, most recently over the past four days. The question is how to stop them permanently.


Palestinian youth dead in Israel's Gaza shelling
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Xinhua
November 13, 2012 - 1:00am


GAZA, Nov. 13 (Xinhua) -- A Palestinian youth died Tuesday of wounds he sustained during an Israeli artillery shelling in eastern Gaza City Saturday, medical sources said. The death of Mohammed Qanou, 20, came as Israeli airstrikes continued in the Gaza Strip for the fourth day in a new cross- border violence flare-up, with Palestinian militant groups firing dozens of rockets at southern Israel.


Palestinians Prepare to Exhume Arafat to Check for Poison
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The New York Times
by Isabel Kershner - November 13, 2012 - 1:00am


JERUSALEM — The West Bank tomb of Yasir Arafat has been cordoned off and screened from public view ahead of an expected exhumation, a Palestinian Authority official said Tuesday, four months after a television investigation raised new suspicions that the Palestinian leader had been poisoned.



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