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Vatican recognizes Palestine in treaty

...Foxman said.The 2012 U.N. vote recognized Palestine as a non-member observer state, made up of the West Bank, Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem, lands Israel captured in the 1967 Mideast war.The Palestinians celebrated the vote as a milestone...
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Hamas tightens grip on Gaza as reconstruction delays continue

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Eight months after a ruinous war with Israel, the reconstruction of Gaza has barely begun, and the Islamic militant group Hamas...
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Israel withdraws most of its troops from Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Israel withdrew most of its ground troops from the Gaza Strip on Sunday in an apparent winding in a single strike in the southern Gaza Strip.Israel said that it attacked 63 sites...
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Gaza war rages on despite pledge of Hamas, Israel truce

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war...Heller and Yousur Alhlou in Jerusalem and Karin Laub in Gaza City, Gaza Strip, contributed to this report.
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Around Town for Monday, June 16

...every Monday, Rainforest Activity Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: Sue, 463-3790. Life in the Gaza Strip, 7-8 p.m., Nothern Light United Church, West 11th St. Details: 957-1956. Volunteer Marching Band, 7-9...
Analysis: Israel, Palestinians face difficult decisions

...border between them based, with some modifications, on Israel's 1967 frontier, before it captured the West Bank, Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem. The Palestinians seek all three areas for their state, but agree to minor land swaps."I think...
Egypt: Strong explosion rocks police station

...provide further details. Ansar Beit al-Maqdis is believed to have ties with Palestinian militants in the neighboring Gaza Strip, and officials have said other foreign militants have found refuge in Sinai during the ongoing turmoil.Ali also said...
Ousted Egyptian President Morsi to face new trial on terror charges

...alleged that the group smuggled their own members into the Gaza Strip to receive military training from Hezbollah and Iran's...against the state."Hamas, which rules the Palestinian Gaza Strip territory bordering Egypt's Sinai, called the allegations...
A gesture of peace and hope

...Mohanna said. "It symbolizes the peace and the dreams of the people of my home, Palestine. As a Palestinian from the Gaza Strip, we all dream about peace, freedom and the human rights. This is our aim ... let's end the inhumanity of wars...
Israel leads global drone exports as demand grows

...account for roughly half of the military's flight time. Drones proved essential in Israel's last two wars in the Gaza Strip, providing its troops eyes over its enemies in congested urban areas of the Palestinian territory, and are lauded for...


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