Source: CBS News Israel is fortifying its northern defenses following two airstrikes within Syria targeting weapons allegedly being shipped to the militant group Hezbollah – strikes that have raised tension in the region and which one Syrian official described as tantamount to a “declaration of war.” The Israelis still aren’t admitting they made the strikes [...]
Source: Reuters The 193-nation U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly approved a resolution on Thursday to upgrade the Palestinian Authority’s observer status at the United Nations from “entity” to “non-member state,” implicitly recognizing a Palestinian state. There were 138 votes in favor, nine against and 41 abstentions.
Source: NBC News Israel and Hamas have agreed to a cease-fire, the Egyptian foreign minister said Wednesday in a press conference, after eight days of fighting that have killed more than 140 Palestinians and five Israelis. The cease-fire is set to start at 9 p.m. Cairo time, Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr announced at [...]
CNN’s Anderson Cooper was on the scene shortly after a building in Gaza was struck. WATCH:
Source: CNN Near the Israel-Gaza border – A halt to the deadly attacks that have turned life into a nightmare for millions in Israel and Gaza could come Tuesday, according to Egypt and Hamas. Israel has said it wants a cease-fire agreement, but has not indicated whether one could be imminent. A senior Hamas official [...]
Source: CNN Near the Israel-Gaza border – Egypt said Tuesday that Israel plans to halt its military action in Gaza within hours. “The travesty of the Israel aggression on Gaza will end in a few hours,” Egyptian President Mohammed Morsy said. Israel did not immediately confirm any plans to halt. Egypt has been working to [...]
Source: John D. Sutter / CNN In the digital age, war isn’t contained to the ground. The Israeli government on Sunday said it has been hit with more than 44 million cyberattacks since it began aerial strikes on Gaza last week. Anonymous, the hacker collective, claimed responsibility for taking down some sites and leaking passwords because [...]
Source: Tom Cohen / CNN Washington - Mitt Romney seeks to assure Israel and Iran, as well as Jewish voters in the United States, that he will be tougher against Iran’s nuclear ambitions than President Barack Obama. So far, though, the main differences on the issue between the presumptive Republican nominee and the president he hopes to [...]
Source: Adam Goldman and Matt Apuzzo / Associated Press WASHINGTON — The CIA station chief opened the locked box containing the sensitive equipment he used from his home in Tel Aviv, Israel, to communicate with CIA headquarters in Virginia, only to find that someone had tampered with it. He sent word to his superiors about [...]
Roland Martin, Will Cain, Ron Bernstein and Christine Romans discuss former Sen. Norm Coleman trying to spin President Obama’s approval ratings in Israel.