Friday, August 01, 2014


Fighting in Gaza continues as truce collapses Rocket fire into Israel resumes two hours into 72-hour cease-fire; Palestinian sources report 40 killed from IDF artillery fire.

Amid more talk of cease-fire, Israel says it will not leave Gaza until tunnels destroyed Lapid says after "quiet is restored for a long period of time," there will be agreement along the lines of Egyptian cease-fire proposal.

Is Israel a David, or a Goliath? And What Are You? We all know the story of David and Goliath, a story that inspires us to root for the underdog. David and Goliath is largely presented as a conflict based on values - David being good, and Goliath being evil. Yet we rarely choose to set aside the morality of the story and look at this conflict as more of a tactical configuration.

Israeli Frustration With Obama Reaching Boiling Point "Obama is a fool, and Kerry is an idiot." "The Americans' behavior has angered not only Israel, but all moderate forces in the region."

Weakened, but not down for the count: Hamas may resurface stronger than before After many killed and wounded, Hamas has still not surrendered nor have the people of Gaza rebelled.

Gaza militants get Disney treatment Hamas propaganda video "Shake Israel's Security" spawns parodies.

Saudi king condemns Gaza war, but not Israel 90-year-old monarch says conflict is "collective massacre," slams terrorists for tarnishing Islam's purity and humanity.

Ebola crisis: Virus spreading too fast, says WHO The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is spreading faster than efforts to control it, World Health Organization (WHO) head Margaret Chan has said.

Jerusalem: Arabs Attack Woman for Attempting to Remove PLO Flag Flag sighted near the Lion's Gate in Old City; police take action only after teenagers guarding the flag riot.

From tunnels to R-160s, a primer on Hamas and its deadly capabilities The full story of the subterranean passages, thousands of foot soldiers, and large supplies of rockets and bombs, that turned Hamas into a sophisticated enemy.